MS Am 1349.1
Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873. Frederick Goddard Tuckerman correspondence,
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Am 1349.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873.
Title: Frederick Goddard Tuckerman correspondence,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 v. (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of Greenfield, Massachusetts poet Frederick Goddard Tuckerman with
Alfred Tennyson and Tuckerman family members.
60M-202. Gift of Orton Loring Clark, Amherst, Massachusetts; received: 1961 March 30.
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Frederick Goddard Tuckerman Correspondence, 1833-1873 (MS Am 1349.1). Houghton Library,
Tuckerman was a poet of Greenfield, Mass.
Contains two typed copies of letters to Alfred Tennyson thanking him for his hospitality
and acknowledging his happiness at their acquaintance. Includes one manuscript by
his father, Edward, entitled Records of My Children which enumerates the birth, christenings,
vaccinations, health and ailments of his children. The collection includes a letter
dated 1868 from Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne offering to sell the family's home,
the Wayside, to Frederick Tuckerman. The other correspondence included in the collection
is personal, detailing the exchange of books and poetry as well as the conditions
of friends and family.
- (1). Cushing, Thomas P. A.L.s.to Edward Tuckerman; Boston, 31 Jul 1841. 1s.(3p.)
- (2). Eckley, Sophia May (Tuckerman) d. 1874. 2 A.L.s.to Frederick [Goddard Tuckerman]; Florence, 2 & 3 May 1861. 3s.(10p.) 1 env.
Mentions Byron's granddaughter, Keats's sister, Severn, and the Brownings.
- (3). Hawthorne, Sophia Amelia (Peabody) 1809-1871. A.L.s.to [Frederick Goddard] Tuckerman; Concord, 5 Apr 1868. 1s.(4p.)
- (4). Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. A.L.s.to [George Howard, 6th earl of Carlisle]; Cambridge, 10 May 1845. 1s.(2p.) env.
- (5). Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1st baron, 1809-1892. A.L.s.to [Frederick Goddard Tuckerman]; Farringford, 6 Feb 1855. 1s.(4p.)
- (6). Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1st baron, 1809-1892. A.L.s.to [Frederick Goddard] Tuckerman; [Farringford, 1855?] 1s.(4p.)
- (7). Tennyson, Emily (Sellwood) Tennyson, baroness, 1813-1896. A.L.s.to [Sophia May (Tuckerman)] Eckley; Farringford, 16 Jun 1873. 1s.(3p.)
On the death of F. G. Tuckerman.
- (8). Tuckerman, Edward, 1775-1843. Records of my children. A.MS.(unsigned); [n.p.,v.d.] 3s.(4p.)
Notes on birth, childhood illness, etc., of his three sons.
- (9). Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873. 2 T.L.(copies) to Alfred Tennyson, 1st baron Tennyson; Windsor, 31 Jan 1855, and Greenfield, 22 Feb 1855. each 2s.(2p.)
Originals are unlocated.
- (10). Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873. A.L.s.to Edward Tuckerman; Burlington, 29 Apr 1833. 1s.(3p.)
- (11). Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873. A.L.s.to Edward [Tuckerman]; Greenfield, 1 Jan 1852. 1s.(2p.)