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MS Am 1587

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. George Edward Woodberry correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1587
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930.
Title: George Edward Woodberry correspondence and compositions,
Date(s): 1859-1930.
Quantity: 1 collection (16 boxes (8 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Includes poems and letters written by American poet George Edwards Woodberry.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

59M-93. Deposited by The Woodberry Poetry Room; received: 1959 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Edward Woodberry Correspondence and Compositions, 1859-1930 (MS Am 1587). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Woodberry was an American poet, critic, and teacher.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of George Edward Woodberry, together with manuscripts of books, poems, lectures, addresses, and essays. There are large groups of letters from editors, notably Thomas Bailey Aldrich of The Atlantic Monthly, Wendell Phillips Garrison of The Nation, and Richard Watson Gilder of The Century. A long run of letters from E. C. Stedman is concerned chiefly with an edition of the works of Edgar Allan Poe edited by Stedman and Woodberry. Book-length manuscripts include The Appreciation of Literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson,Nathaniel Hawthorne, Nathaniel Hawthorne: How to Know Him, and The Inspiration of Poetry.

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