American literature -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Benjamin S. Parker papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Benjamin S. Parker papers
Edward Eggleston papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and postal envelopes from Leonard Woolsey Bacon, Henry Ward Beecher, James Bryce, Evelyn Craig, Rebecca Harding Davis, George Cary Eggleston, Edward Eggleston, Harry Fenn, Richard Watson Gilder, Washington Gladden, Edward Everett Hale, William Dean Howells, Samuel Pennybacker, Frederic Remington, James Whitcomb Riley, Charles Dudley Warner and Frances E. Willard in various locations in the United States ranging from 1868 to 1960 regarding...
Dates: 1868-1960, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward Eggleston papers
Forceythe Willson letter
Collection — Folder S1412
Scope and Contents Two items are in this collection, the handwritten letter and the typed transcription of same. The letter was written on July 2, 1866 by Forceythe W. Willson, from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is addressed to "Dear Friend." According to the typed transcript, the friend was Maria Howland Conwell, aunt of Forceythe's wife, Elizabeth Conwell Willson. Forceythe is advising Elizabeth that he is sending a package with copies of a book of poems, "The Old Sargeant in State and Other Poems." The copies...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Forceythe Willson letter
Meredith Nicholson papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Meredith Nicholson ranging from 1893 to 1942. The correspondence includes original letters sent to Maurice Thompson, Stephen Noland, Louis Bailey, C.B. Coleman, Indiana State Library librarians, and others. The collection also contains photocopies of correspondence between Mr. Nicholson and Charles Scribner's Sons editors Robert Bridges, Maxwell Perkins, John Hall Wheelock, and E.L. Burlingame. The photocopied letters include Nicholson's views on...
Dates: 1893-1942, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Meredith Nicholson papers
Robert Underwood Johnson papers
Collection — Folder S737
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and signed letters from Robert Underwood Johnson in New York City, New York ranging from 1897 to 1931 regarding the literary business; a typed, signed letter from Albert H. Dotaw in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1924 regarding Robert Underwood Johnson's autobiography, and an autographed, unsigned poem, undated.
Dates: 1897-1931, undated
Western Association of Writers collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of some of the papers of the Western Association of Writers for the years 1886-1910, with the bulk of the coverage from 1896 to 1899. Included here are the articles of association and bylaws, correspondence between the officers and members (majority of the collection), programs from some of their events, newspaper clippings concerning the WAW, miscellaneous WAW papers which include lists of officers, and miscellaneous pamphlets relating to the organization....