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Scrapbook on Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers kept by John Dewitt Miller and John Wilson Townsend, bound in marbled boards with black morocco backstrip and corners with marbled endpapers; materials loose in the volume are in an accompanying folder, 1 volume, 1907-1929

 File — Box: 14, Ledger: 1

Scope and Contents

Items include articles about Chivers and Poe; correspondence of John Wilson Townsend about Chivers, including one from Dewitt Miller, November [8], 1909, where he expresses the belief that Chivers published ten works (page 36); notes kept on Chivers works (pages 37-47); clippings about Chivers life and work (pages 49-59); letters from E.P. Chivers, grandson of Dr. Chivers, and from Emma Chivers Potter, the daughter of Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers, about biographical information (pages 61-73); photographs of Thomas Holley Chivers (page 77) and his daughter, Emma Chivers Potter (page 79); Charles W. Kent letter to Townsend, assuring him that the Raven Society would welcome the Chivers Scrapbook, October 10, 1911 (page 89); correspondence of John Wilson Townsend with institutions concerning whether they own any Chivers materials; (83-99); and “In Praise of Dewitt Miller,” 1911, by Townsend (pages 107-115).


  • Creation: 1907-1929


Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions.


1 Volumes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States