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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: James Thomas Fields (1817-1881)

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James Thomas Fields, publisher and poet, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Fields edited the Atlantic Monthy from 1862-1870. He is best known, however, as a partner in the Boston publishing company Ticknor and Fields. He was especially known for publishing poets, and was himself a writer of verse. Fields's works include a collection of Poems and Yesterdays With Authors.


Works in the EAF Collection

Good Company for Every Day in the Year (1866) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)

Other Resources

Guides to James Thomas Fields manuscript holdings from UVA Special Collections :
Fields, James Thomas, Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: #6976-r