The Resource Papers of George Ticknor, (manuscript)

Papers of George Ticknor, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of George Ticknor, 1818-1870
Title
Papers of George Ticknor
Inclusive dates
1818-1870
Title variation
George Ticknor papers
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
  • The collection contains a manuscript poem "From the Spanish."
  • Correspondence is chiefly with the Rev. Henry Hart Milman, English poet and historian, and Dean of St. Pauls. The two generally exchange and discuss books. Other topics include the U.S. lecture tour of Charles Lyell, schools and education in Massachusetts, U.S. politics, slavery, and the Compromise of 1850, the death of William H. Prescott and Ticknor's proposed biography of the historian, the burial of Macaulay in Westminster Abbey, English copyright laws, the introduction of friends, and Sir Edmund Head
  • Other correspondence includes letters of introduction and thanks, and friendly notes. He also regrets that he cannot attend a meeting in memory of James Fenimore Cooper, and discusses finances of the Boston public library
  • Other correspondents include Francis Basset, John Belknap, T.O. Bigelow, James Brown, Leopoldo Cicognara, George B. Emerson, Edward Everett, Felix Flügel, Gales & Seaton, Rufus W. Griswold, Arthur Milman, and William A. Wheeler
Related
Biographical or historical data
American author.
Language note
in French
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Label
Papers of George Ticknor, (manuscript)
Note
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library
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  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Annotated listing available.
Extent
37
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u2651592
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2651592
  • (OCoLC)647887397
Type of unit
items.

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