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ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY

Works

Hospital Sketches (1863)

Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories (1869) (Restricted)

Moods (1865)

On Picket Duty, and Other Tales (1864) (Restricted)

Work: A Story of Experience (1873)

Manuscript Materials

Document: Copyright transfer for Moods (August 19, 1881)

Document: Copy of Publishing Agreement (May 31, 1875)

Letter: James Redpath to Louisa May Alcott (December 1, 1863)

Letter: James Redpath to Louisa May Alcott (January 23, 1864)

Letter: A. K. Loring to Louisa May Alcott (September 30, 1864)

Letter: A. K. Loring to Louisa May Alcott (1864)

Letter: Louisa May Alcott to A. B. Alcott (December 8, 1872)

Letter: L. M. Child to Louisa May Alcott (June 19, 1878)

Photo: Louisa May Alcott, seated

 

ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY

Works

Daisy's Necklace: And What Came of It. (A Literary Episode.) (1857) (Restricted)

Marjorie Daw, and Other People (1873)

Out of His Head: A Romance. [Also Paul Lynde's Sketch Book] (1862) (Restricted)

Père Antoine's Date Palm (1866) (Restricted)

Prudence Palfrey: A Novel (1874)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Aldrich to Stedman (October 20, 1873)

Letter: Aldrich to "Mr. B" (January 17, 1874)

Letter: Aldrich to Scollard (October 27, 1901)

Letter: Aldrich to Miss Gilder (September 7, 1902)

Photo: Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Engraving: Thomas Bailey Aldrich, after a photograph


ALLSTON, WASHINGTON

Works

Monaldi: A Tale (1841) (Restricted)

AUSTIN, JANE (GOODWIN)

Works

Cipher: A Romance (1869) (Restricted)

Dora Darling; the Daughter of the Regiment (1865)

Outpost (1867) (Restricted)

The Shadow of Moloch Mountain (1870) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Austin to Dickinson (October 10, 1889)

Letter: Austin to Sanders (April 6, 1892)


BACON, DELIA SALTER

Works

The Bride of Fort Edward, Founded on an Incident of the Revolution (1839) (Restricted)

"Love's Martyr. Prize Tale" from The Treasure (1838) (Restricted)

Tales of the Puritans. The Regicides - The Fair Pilgrim - Catine (1831) (Restricted)


BAGBY, GEORGE WILLIAM

Works

What I Did with My Fifty Millions. By Moses Adams (1874) (Restricted)

BALDWIN, JOSEPH GLOVER

Works

The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi: A Series of Sketches (1853) (Restricted)

BELKNAP, JEREMY

Works

The Foresters, an American Tale: Being a Sequel to the History of John Bull the Clothier. In a Series of Letters to a Friend (1792) (Restricted)

BENNETT, EMERSON

Works

The Bandit Queen. A Tale of Italy (1869) (Restricted)

The Bandits of the Osage: A Western Romance (1847) (Restricted)

The Border Rover (1857) (Restricted)

Clara Moreland; or, Adventures in the Far South-West (1853) (Restricted)

Ellen Norbury; or, The Adventures of an Orphan (1855) (Restricted)

Kate Clarendon; or, Necromancy in the Wilderness. A Tale of the Little Miami (1848) (Restricted)

The League of the Miami (1851)

Leni-Leoti; or, Adventures in the Far West (1849) (Restricted)

Oliver Goldfinch; or, The Hypocrite (1850) (Restricted)

The Phantom of the Forest: A Tale of the Dark and Bloody Ground (1868) (Restricted)

The Pioneer's Daughter: A Tale of Indian Captivity (1851)(Restricted)

The Renegade: A Historical Romance of Border Life (1848) (Restricted)

Rosalie du Pont: or Treason in the Camp. A Sequel to the Female Spy (1851) (Restricted)

The Trapper's Bride; or, Spirit of Adventure (1848) (Restricted)

Viola; or, Adventures in the Far South-West (1852) (Restricted)

Walde-Warren: A Tale of Circumstantial Evidence. A Companion to the "Prairie Flower" (1852) (Restricted)

Wild Scenes on the Frontiers; or, Heroes of the West (1859) (Restricted)

BIERCE, AMBROSE

Works

The Fiend's Delight by Dod Grile [pseud]. (1873)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Ambrose Bierce to S. G. Blythe (November 27, 1899)

Engraving: Ambrose Bierce

Portrait: Ambrose Bierce

Photo: Ambrose Bierce [1]

Photo: Ambrose Bierce [2]

Photo: Ambrose Bierce [3]

Photo: Ambrose Bierce [4]

BIRD, ROBERT MONTGOMERY

Works

The Adventures of Robin Day (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Calavar; or, The Knight of the Conquest. A Romance of Mexico (1834) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Infidel; or, the Fall of Mexico (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Nick of the Woods; or, The Jibbenainosay. A Tale of Kentucky (1837) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Peter Pilgrim; or, A Rambler's Recollections (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Sheppard Lee (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]


BRAINARD, JOHN GARDINER CALKINS

Works

Letters Found in the Ruins of Fort Braddock (1824)

BRIGGS, CHARLES FREDERICK

Works

The Adventures of Harry Franco (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Bankrupt Stories, Edited by Harry Franco (1843) (Restricted)

"A Literary Martyrdom" from The Knickerbocker Gallery (1855) (Restricted)

BROOKS, MARIA GOWEN

Works

Idomen; or, the Vale of Yumuri. By Maria del Occidente (1843) (Restricted)

BROWN, CHARLES BROCKDEN

Works

Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 [Volume 1] (1799) [Volume 2] (1800) (Restricted)

Clara Howard: In a Series of Letters (1801) (Restricted)

Death of Cicero, a Fragment (1799) (Restricted)

Edgar Huntley (1799) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] [Volume 3] (Restricted)

Jane Talbot (1801) (Restricted)

Ormond; or, The Secret Witness (1799) (Restricted)

Wieland (1798) (Restricted)

BROWN, WILLIAM HILL

Works

Ira and Isabella; or, The Natural Children (1807) (Restricted)

The Power of Sympathy; or, The Triumph of Nature (1789) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


BROWN, WILLIAM WELLS

Works

Clotelle; A Tale of the Southern States (1864) (Restricted)


BROWNE, CHARLES FARRAR

Works

Artemus Ward, His Book (1862)

Artemus Ward, His Travels (1865)

Artemus Ward in London, and Other Papers (1867) (Restricted)

Artemus Ward's Panorama (1869) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) to Girs (October 10, 1858)

Letter: Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) to Stein (April 28, 186?)

Letter: Browne to "Dear Sir" (October 26, 1861)

Letter: Browne to Fletcher (November 19, 1861)

Letter: Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) to "Dear Ned" (November 17, 1866)

Photo: Artemus Ward

Engraving: Charles F. Browne


BRYANT, WILLIAM CULLEN

Works

The Skeleton's Cave (1832)



CALVERT, GEORGE HENRY

Works

A Volume from the Life of Herbert Barclay (1833) (Restricted)

CARUTHERS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Works

The Kentuckian in New York; or, The Adventures of Three Southerns. By a Virginian (1834) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Cavaliers of Virginia; or, The Recluse of Jamestown. An Historical Romance of the Old Dominion (1834-1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Knights of the Horse-shoe: A Traditionary Tale of the Cocked Hat Gentry in the Old Dominion (1845) (Restricted)


CARY, ALICE

Works

The Adopted Daughter: And Other Tales (1859) (Restricted)

The Bishop's Son (1867) (Restricted)

Clovernook; or, Recollections of Our Neighborhood in the West [Volume 1](1852) [Volume 2] (1853)

Hagar: A Story of To-Day (1852) (Restricted)

Married, Not Mated; or, How They Lived at Woodside and Throckmorton Hall (1856) (Restricted)

Pictures of Country Life (1859) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Documents: Selections from a scrapbook about Alice & Phoebe Cary

Letter: Cary to Gallagher (April 26, 1852)

Photo: Alice Cary


CATHERWOOD, MARY (HARTWELL)

Works

A Woman in Armor (1875)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Catherwood to "My Dear Chap-Book" (December 3, 1897).

Portrait: Mary Hartwell Catherwood (with signature)


CHILD, LYDIA MARIA (FRANCIS)

Works

Autumnal Leaves: Tales and Sketches in Prose and Rhyme (1857) (Restricted)

The Church in the Wilderness (1828) (Restricted)

The Coronal: A Collection of Miscellaneous Pieces (1832) (Restricted)

Fact and Fiction: A Collection of Stories (1846) (Restricted)

Hobomok (1824)

"The Indian Wife" from The Legendary, Volume 1 (1828) (Restricted)

Letters from New-York (1843) (Restricted)

Philothea (1836)

The Rebels; or, Boston before the Revolution (1825) (Restricted)

A Romance of the Republic (1867)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Child to Purvis (August 14, 1868)

Letter: Child to "Girl-friend" (January 2, 1877)

Portrait: Lydia Maria Child


CLARK, WILLIS GAYLORD

Works

"Everard Graham," from The Literary and Miscellaneous Scrap Book (1833) (Restricted)

Miscellaneous Poems, from The Literary Remains of the Late Willis Gaylord Clark [ed. Lewis Gaylord Clark] (1844) (Restricted)

Ollapodiana, from The Literary Remains of the Late Willis Gaylord Clark [ed. Lewis Gaylord Clark] (1844) (Restricted)

Prose Miscellanies, from The Literary Remains of the Late Willis Gaylord Clark [ed. Lewis Gaylord Clark] (1844) (Restricted)

The Spirit of Life, from The Literary Remains of the Late Willis Gaylord Clark [ed. Lewis Gaylord Clark] (1844) (Restricted)


CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE (MARK TWAIN)

Works

A Book for an Hour, Containing Choice Reading and Character Sketches (1873) (Restricted)

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches (1867)

The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-Day by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner (1873)

The Innocents Abroad; or, The New Pilgrim's Progress (1869)

Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance (1871) (Restricted)

Mark Twain's Sketches (1874) (Restricted)

Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old (1875) (Restricted)

Roughing It (1872)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Corrections to Roughing It

Manuscript: Notes on illustrations for Roughing It

Manuscript: Autobiographical Sketch

Manuscript: Pages from The Gilded Age

Document: Contract for The Innocents Abroad (October 16, 1868)

Document: List of words in Twain's works

Letter: Clemens to Elisha Bliss (no date)

Letter: Clemens to Rudolph Lindau ("Sunday," no date)

Letter: Mark Twain to Fuller (June 7, 1867)

Letter: Clemens to Webb (November 26, no year)

Letter: Twain to James Redpath (April 20, no year)

Letter: Clemens to Elisha Bliss (March 4, 1873)

Letter: Twain to James Redpath (December 21 1873)

Letter: Clemens to Mrs. Fairchild (March 8, 1892)

Letter: Clemens to Chatto & Windus (May 23, 1893)

Letter: Clemens to Mr. Harper (September 11-12, 1894)

Letter: Clemens to Mr. Horne (June 19, 1895)

Letter: H. H. Rogers to Clemens (March 6, 1896)

Letter: Clemens to John Hay (March 11, no year)

Letter: J. T. Trowbridge to Society of American Authors about Twain (November 14, 1900)

Letter: Clemens to George Bernard Shaw (July 4, 1907)

Letter: Clemens to Champ Clark (June 5, 1909)

Letter: Clemens to Bishop (October 11, 1909)

Letter: from Mark Twain (April 21, 1910)

Photo: Mark Twain, in bed.

Photo: Postcard image of Twain.

Photo: Mark Twain, commemorative envelope and stamps.

Drawing: Drawing of Twain for The Innocents Abroad


COOKE, JOHN ESTEN

Works

Doctor Vandyke. A Novel (1872) (Restricted)

Ellie; or, The Human Comedy (1855) (Restricted)

Fairfax; or, The Master of Greenway Court. A Chronicle of the Valley of the Shenandoah (1868) (Restricted)

Hammer and Rapier (1870) (Restricted)

Henry St. John, Gentleman, of "Flower of Hundreds," in the County of Prince George, Virginia. A Tale of 1774-'75 (1859) (Restricted)

Her Majesty, the Queen: A Novel (1873) (Restricted)

Hilt to Hilt; or, Days and Nights on the Banks of the Shenandoah in the Autumn of 1864 (1869) (Restricted)

Justin Harley: A Romance of Old Virginia (1874) (Restricted)

The Last of the Foresters; or, Humors on the Border. A Story of the Old Virginia Frontier (1856) (Restricted)

Leather Stocking and Silk; or, Hunter John Myers and His Times. A Story of the Valley of Virginia (1854) (Restricted)

Mohun; or, The Last Days of Lee and His Paladins. Final Memoirs of a Staff Officer Serving in Virginia. From the Mss. of Colonel Surry, of Eagle's Nest (1869)

Out at Elbows in Gifts of Genius (1859) (Restricted)

Out of the Foam: A Novel (1871) (Restricted)

Pretty Mrs. Gaston, and Other Stories (1874) (Restricted)

Surry of Eagle's-Nest; or, The Memoirs of a Staff-Officer Serving in Virginia. Edited from the Mss. of Colonel Surry (1866) (Restricted)

The Virginia Comedians; or, Old Days in the Old Dominion. Edited from the Mss. of C. Effngham, Esq. (1854) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes and Adventures of the War (1867)

The Youth of Jefferson; or, A Chronicle of College Scrapes at Williamsburg, in Virginia, A.D. 1764 (1854) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Draft pages from Mohun

Photo: John Esten Cooke

Engraving: John Esten Cooke


COOKE, ROSE (TERRY)

Works

Miss Lucinda in Atlantic Tales (1866) (Restricted)

"The Mormon's Wife" in Good Company (1866)(Restricted)


COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE

Works

The Bravo (1831) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts (1845) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Crater; or, Vulcan's Peak. A Tale of the Pacific (1847) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Deerslayer (1841) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Headsman; or, The Abbaye des Vignerons (1833) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Heidenmauer (1832) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Home as Found (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Homeward Bound; or, The Chase. A Tale of the Sea (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Jack Tier (1848) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Last of the Mohicans (1826) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Lionel Lincoln; or, The Leaguer of Boston [Volume 1] (1825) [Volume 2] (1824) (Restricted)

Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Monikins (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Ned Myers; or, A Life before the Mast (1843) (Restricted)

The Oak Openings; or, The Bee-Hunter (1848) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Pathfinder; or, The Inland Sea (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Pilot (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Pioneers (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Prairie (1827) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Precaution (1820) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Red Rover [Volume 1](1828) [Volume 2] (1827) (Restricted)

The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin: Being the Conclusion of the Littlepage Manuscripts (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Satanstoe; or, the Littlepage Manuscripts. A Tale of the Colony (1845) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Sea Lions; or, The Lost Sealers (1849) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Spy (1821) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Two Admirals (1842) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Water-Witch (1831) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Ways of the Hour (1850) (Restricted)

The Wept of Wish Ton-Wish (1829) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Wing-and-Wing; or, Le Feu-Follett (1842) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Wyandotte; or, the Hutted Knoll (1843) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Page from The Prairie

Manuscript: Pages from The Water-Witch

Manuscript: Pages from The Chainbearer

Manuscript: Pages from The Oak Openings

Manuscript: Page from The Sea Lions

Document: Publishing agreement for The Water-Witch

Document: Publisher's notice for Last of the Mohicans

Letter: Cooper to William Gilmore Simms (January 5, 1844)

Engraving: James F. Cooper

Engraving: James F. Cooper(2)

Engraving: Cooper, from an Article

Photo: Oil painting of Cooper


COOPER, SUSAN FENIMORE

Works

Elinor Wyllys; or, The Young Folk at Longbridge. A Tale, by Amabel Penfeather [pseud., ed. by J. Fenimore Cooper] (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


COZZENS, FREDERICK SWARTWOUT

Works

"Captain Belgrave" from The Knickerbocker Gallery (1855) (Restricted)

Father Tom and the Pope; or, A Night in the Vatican (1868) (Restricted)

Prismatics by Richard Haywarde [pseud] (1853) (Restricted)

The Sayings of Dr. Bushwhacker, and Other Learned Men (1867) (Restricted)

The Sparrowgrass Papers: or Living in the Country (1856)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Cozzens to Childs & Peterson (April 19, 1858)

Letter: Cozzens to McLaughlin (December 11, 1863)

Portrait: Frederick S. Cozzens


CUMMINS, MARIA SUSANNA

Works

El Fureidis (1860) (Restricted)

Haunted Hearts (1864) (Restricted)

The Lamplighter (1854)

Mabel Vaughan (1857)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: George Princhard to Cummins (August 13, 1857)

Letter: Proofreader of The Lamplighter to Cummins (no date)


CURTIS, GEORGE WILLIAM

Works

The Potiphar Papers (1853) (Restricted)

Prue and I (1856)

"The Shrouded Portrait" in The Knickerbocker Gallery (1855) (Restricted)

A Story of Venice in Gifts of Genius (1859) (Restricted)

Trumps: A Novel (1861)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Signed excerpt from Prue & I

Document: Contract for Trumps (December 31, 1860)

Letter: Curtis to Furlong (February 26, 1855)

Letter: Curtis to Bayard Taylor (July 30, 1855)

Letter: Curtis to "Dr." (November 15, 1857)

Letter: Curtis to Parkman (October 17, 1865)

Letter: W. R. G. Mellon to Curtis (June 12, 1874)

Letter: Curtis to Epes Sargent (November 26, 1878)

Letter: Curtis to "Dear Sir" (February 28, 1891)

Sketch: Young Curtis

Sketch: Curtis, in profile

Engraving: George William Curtis

Photo: Curtis, seated



DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Sr.

Works

Poems and Prose Writings (1833) (Restricted)


DAVIS, CHARLES AUGUSTUS

Works

Letters of J. Downing, Major, Downingville Militia, Second Brigade, to His Old Friend, Mr. Dwight, of the New York Daily Advertiser (1834) (Restricted)


DAWES, RUFUS

Works

Nix's Mate: An Historical Romance of America (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]


DE FOREST, JOHN WILLIAM

Works

Honest John Vane: A Story (1875) (Restricted)

The Hungry Heart in Not Pretty, but Precious (1872) (Restricted)

Kate Beaumont (1872) (Restricted)

Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty (1867) (Restricted)

Overland: A Novel (1871) (Restricted)

Playing the Mischief: A Novel (1875) (Restricted)

Seacliff; or, The Mystery of the Westervelts (1859) (Restricted)

The Wetherel Affair (1873) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: De Forest to Mrs. Platt (February 16, 1876)


DERBY, GEORGE HORATIO

Works

Phoenixiana; or, Sketches and Burlesques by John Phoenix [pseud] (1856) (Restricted)

The Squibob Papers (1865) (Restricted)


DODGE, MARY ABIGAIL

Works

The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties by Gail Hamilton [pseud] in Atlantic Tales (1866)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Dodge to Wood (March 21, 1861)


DUGANNE, AUGUSTINE JOSEPH HICKEY

Works

Albert Simmons; or, The Midshipman's Revenge, ed. M.M. Ballou (1849) (Restricted)

Bianca; or, The Star of the Valley. A Romance of the Alps (1854?) (Restricted)

The Phantom Friar in Arrow of Gold (185-?) [Attributed to Joseph Holt Ingraham] (Restricted)

The Prince Corsair; or, The Three Brothers of Guzan. A Tale of the Indian Ocean (1850) (Restricted)

The Tenant-House; or, Embers from Poverty's Hearthstone (1857) (Restricted)

The Two Clerks; or, The Orphan's Gratitude: Being the Adventures of Henry Fowler and Richard Martin (1843) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Duganne to Childs (August 11, 1864)


DUNLAP, WILLIAM

Works

Thirty Years Ago; or, The Memoirs of a Water Drinker (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)



EGGLESTON, EDWARD

Works

The Circuit Rider: A Tale of the Heroic Age (1874) (Restricted)

The End of the World: A Love Story (1872)

The Hoosier School-Master: A Novel (1871) (Restricted)

The Mystery of Metropolisville (1873) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Preface to English Edition of The End of the World

Letter: Eggleston to Sanborn (September 5, 1872)

Letter: Eggleston to Wilkinson (January 2, 1888)

Letter: Eggleston to Johnson (December 28, 1890)

Photo: Edward Eggleston


ENGLISH, THOMAS DUNN

Works

Ambrose Fecit; or, The Peer and the Printer (1867)(Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: English to "My Dear Young Lady" (July 29, 1896)

Engraving: Young English

Engraving: English, older

Portrait: Thomas Dunn English (signed)



FAIRFIELD, SUMNER LINCOLN

Works

The Last Night of Pompeii. A Poem (1832) (Restricted)


FAY, THEODORE SEDGWICK

Works

"The Author", from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

The Countess Ida: A Tale of Berlin (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Crayon Sketches (1833) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Hoboken: A Romance of New York (1843) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

"The Little Hard-Faced Old Gentleman", from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

Norman Leslie: A Tale of the Present Times (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

"An Outline Sketch", from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

"Snorers", from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

Sydney Clifton; or, Vicissitudes in Both Hemispheres. A Tale of the Nineteenth Century (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


FIELDS, JAMES THOMAS [editor]

Works

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

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Fields to Longfellow (no date)

Letter: Fields to "Dear Sir" (April 27, 1843)

Letter: Fields to "Virsafute" [Bayard Taylor] (December 3, 1848)

Letter: Fields to Emerson Bennett (November 24, 1852)

Letter: Fields to John Greenleaf Whittier (August 24, 1863)

Letter: Fields to Lorring (January 15, 1868)

Letter: Fields to Lounsbury (November 18, 1873)

Photo: James T. Fields

Portrait: James T. Fields (signed)


FLINT, TIMOTHY

Works

Francis Berrian; or, The Mexican Patriot (1826) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

George Mason, the Young Backwoodsman; or, 'Don't Give Up the Ship.' A Story of the Mississippi (1829) (Restricted)

The Life and Adventures of Arthur Clenning (1828) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Shoshone Valley: A Romance (1830) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


FOSTER, HANNAH WEBSTER

Works

The Boarding School; or, Lessons of a Preceptress to Her Pupils By a Lady of Massachusetts (1798) (Restricted)

The Coquette; or, The History of Eliza Wharton. A Novel, Founded on Fact. By a Lady of Massachussetts (1797) (Restricted)



HALE, SARAH JOSEPHA (BUELL)

Works

"Boarding Out." A Tale of Domestic Life (1846) (Restricted)

"The Frontier House", from The Legendary, Volume 1 (1828) (Restricted)

Keeping House and Housekeeping: A Story of Domestic Life (1845) (Restricted)

Liberia; or, Mr. Peyton's Experiments (1853) (Restricted)

Northwood; or, Life North and South, Showing the True Character of Both (1852) (Restricted)

Sketches of American Character (1829) (Restricted)

Traits of American Life (1835) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Hale to "Dear Sir" (November 6, 1851)

Letter: Hale to "Dear Sir" (June 13, 1852)

Photo: Sarah J. Hale, young

Photo: Sarah J. Hale, older


HALL, BAYNARD RUSH

Works

Frank Freeman's Barber Shop: A Tale (1852) (Restricted)

The New Purchase; or, Seven and a Half years in the Far West by Robert Carlton, Esq. [pseud.] (1843) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Something for Every Body: Gleaned in the Old Purchase, from Fields Often Reaped. by Robert Carlton, Esq. [pseud.] (1846) (Restricted)


HALL, JAMES

Works

The Harpe's Head: A Legend of Kentucky (1833) (Restricted)

Legends of the West (1832) (Restricted)

The Soldier's Bride and Other Tales (1833) (Restricted)

Tales of the Border (1835) (Restricted)

The Wilderness and the War Path (1846) (Restricted)


HALPINE, CHARLES GRAHAM

Works

Baked Meats of the Funeral: A Collection of Essays, Poems, Speeches, Histories, and Banquets by Private Miles O'Reilly [pseud] (1866) (Restricted)

The Life and Adventures, Songs, Services, and Speeches of Private Miles O'Reilly (1864)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Halpine to Gen. George Cullum (November 26, 1863)

Image: Charles G. Halpine as "Private Miles O'Reilly"


HARRIS, GEORGE WASHINGTON

Works

"Dick Harlan's Tennessee Frolic, By 'S----l of Tennessee'" from A Quarter Race in Kentucky (1847) (Restricted)

Sut Lovingood. Yarns Spun by a "Nat'ral Born Durn'd Fool." Warped and Wove for Public Wear (1867) (Restricted)


HARTE, BRET

Works

Condensed Novels, and Other Papers (1867) (Restricted)

The Luck of Roaring Camp, and Other Sketches (1870)

Mliss: An Idyl of Red Mountain. A Story of California in 1883 (1873) (Restricted)

Mrs. Skagg's Husbands, and Other Sketches (1873)

Tales of the Argonauts, and Other Sketches (1875) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Review of The Gates Ajar

Letter: Harte to J. S. Clark (September 27, 1872)

Letter: Harte to James R. Osgood (May 8, 1875)

Photo: Bret Harte


HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL

Works

"The Ambitious Guest" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

The Blithedale Romance (1852)

"The Canterbury Pilgrims" from Moral Tales (1840)

The Celestial Rail-road (1843)

"Chippings with a Chisel" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"David Swan" from Moral Tales (1840)

"Edward Fane's Rosebud" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"Endicott and the Red Cross" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

Fanshawe (1828)

"Foot-Prints on the Sea-Shore" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

The Gentle Boy: A Thrice Told Tale (1839)

"The Haunted Mind" from Moral Tales (1840)

"The Haunted Mind" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"The Haunted Quack" from Tales of Humor (1840)

The House of Seven Gables: A Romance (1851) (Restricted)

"Legends of the Province House" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?) (Restricted)

"The Lily's Quest" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"Little Pansie, a Fragment." in J. T. Fields, ed., Good Company (1866) (Restricted)

The Marble Faun; or, The Romance of Monte Beni (1860) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Mosses from an Old Manse (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

"Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe" from Tales for the Times (1840)

"Mrs. Bullfrog" from Tales of Humor (1840)

"Night Sketches beneath an Umbrella" from Moral Tales (1840)

"Night Sketches" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"Peter Goldthwaite's Treasure" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"A Rill from the Town Pump" from Tales for the Times (1840)

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

Septimius Felton; or, The Elixir of Life (1872)

"The Seven Vagabonds" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"The Shaker Bridal" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"Sights from a Steeple" from Moral Tales (1840)

"The Sister Years" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"Snow Flakes" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales (1852)

"The Threefold Destiny: A Fairy Legend," by Ashley Allen Royce [pseud.] from Tales for You (1841)

"The Threefold Destiny" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"The Toll-Gatherer's Day" from Twice-Told Tales, First Series (1837)

Twice-Told Tales (1837)

"The Village Uncle" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

"The White Old Maid" from Twice-Told Tales, Second Series (1842?)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Pages of Septimius Felton

Letter: Hawthorne to Uncle Manning (December 9, 1813)

Letter: Hawthorne to James T. Fields (May 3, 1852)

Engraving: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Photo: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Photo: Nathaniel Hawthorne, reading


HAY, JOHN

Works

"The Blood Seedling" from Not Pretty, but Precious (1872) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Questionnaire with autobiographical data

Document: Proclamation by Theodore Roosevelt upon Hay's death

Letter: Hay to Cunningham (June 20, 1876)

Photo: Hay as Ambassador to Great Britain

Photo: Hay as Secretary of State


HERBERT, HENRY WILLIAM

Works

The Brothers: A Tale of the Fronde (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Cavaliers of England; or, The Times of the Revolutions of 1642 and 1688 (1852) (Restricted)

The Chevaliers of France, from the Crusaders to the Marechals of Louis XIV (1853) (Restricted)

Cromwell: An Historical Novel (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Deerstalkers; or, Circumstantial Evidence. A Tale of the South-western Counties by Frank Forester [pseud.] (1849) (Restricted)

Dermot O'Brien; or, The Taking of Tredagh. A Tale of 1649 (1849) (Restricted)

Guarica, the Charib Bride. A Legend of Hispaniola (1844) (Restricted)

Ingleborough Hall, and Lord of the Manor (1847) (Restricted)

The Knights of England, France and Scotland (1852) (Restricted)

The Lord of the Manor; or, Rose Castleton's Temptation. An Old English Story (1844) (Restricted)

Marmaduke Wyvil; or, The Maid's Revenge (1843) (Restricted)

The Miller of Martigne (1847) (Restricted)

My Shooting Box by Frank Forester [pseud.] (1846) (Restricted)

Persons and Pictures from the Histories of France and England, from the Norman Conquest to the Fall of the Stuarts (1854) (Restricted)

Pierre, the Partisan: A Tale of the Mexican Marches (1848) (Restricted)

Ringwood the Rover: A Tale of Florida (1843) (Restricted)

The Roman Traitor: A True Tale of the Republic (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

[Editor] Hawes, William Post. Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches (1842) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Tales of the Spanish Seas (1847) (Restricted)

The Village Inn; or, The Adventures of Bellechassigne (1843) (Restricted)

Wager of Battle: A Tale of Saxon Slavery in Sherwood Forest (1855) (Restricted)

The Warwick Woodlands; or, Things as They Were There Ten Years Ago (1845) (Restricted)


HIGGINSON, THOMAS WENTWORTH

Works

Malbone: An Oldport Romance (1869) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Document: Petition to Congress

Letter: Higginson to Miss Brown (November 5, 1877)

Photo: Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Photo: Higginson, in uniform


HOFFMAN, CHARLES FENNO

Works

Greyslaer: A Romance of the Mohawk (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Wild Scenes in the Forest and Prairie: With Sketches of American Life (1843) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


HOLLAND, J. G. (JOSIAH GILBERT)

Works

Arthur Bonnicastle: An American Novel (1873) (Restricted)

The Bay-Path: A Tale of New England Colonial Life (1857) (Restricted)

Miss Gilbert's Career: An American Story (1860) (Restricted)

Sevenoaks: A Story of To-Day (1875) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Holland to Gilder (June 12, 1880)

Letter: Holland to Gilder (September 19, 1880)

Portrait: Josiah Gilbert Holland


HOLMES, MARY J. (MARY JANE HAWES)

Works

The Cameron Pride; or, Purified by Suffering. A Novel (1867) (Restricted)

Cousin Maud and Rosamond (1860) (Restricted)

Darkness and Daylight: A Novel (1864)

Dora Deane, or, The East India Uncle; and Maggie Miller, or, Old Hagar's Secret (1859) (Restricted)

Edna Browning; or, The Leighton Homestead. A Novel (1872) (Restricted)

The English Orphans, Or, A Home in the New World (1855) (Restricted)

Ethelyn's Mistake; or, The Home in the West; A Novel (1869) (Restricted)

The Homestead on the Hillside, and Other Tales (1856) (Restricted)

Hugh Worthington (1865) (Restricted)

'Lena Rivers (1856) (Restricted)

Marian Grey; or, The Heiress of Redstone Hall (1863) (Restricted)

Millbank; or, Roger Irving's Ward. A Novel (1871) (Restricted)

Rose Mather: A Tale (1868) (Restricted)

Tempest and Sunshine or, Life in Kentucky (1854) (Restricted)

West Lawn and The Rector of St. Mark's (1874) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Holmes 1884 to Mr. Derby (March 20, no year)

Letter: Holmes to Mrs. Halloway (March 20, 1888)

Photo: Mary J. Holmes, profile


HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL

Works

Elsie Venner: A Romance of Destiny (1861) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Guardian Angel (1867) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Holmes to "Dear Sir" (no date)

Letter: Holmes to Frederick Swartwout Cozzens (February 9, 1859)

Letter: Holmes to "Dear Sir" (July 4, 1881)

Letter: Holmes to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps [Ward] (November 4, 1883)

Photo: O. W. Holmes (signed)

Photo: Holmes, standing


HOWELLS, WILLIAM DEAN

Works

A Chance Acquaintance (1873) (Restricted)

A Foregone Conclusion (1875) (Restricted)

Their Wedding Journey (1872) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Howells to Francis E. Bliss (October 7, 1898)

Engraving: Howells, with signature

Photo: W. D. Howells, profile

Photo: W. D. Howells (signed) (1916)



INGRAHAM, JOSEPH HOLT

Works

Alice May, and Bruising Bill (1845) (Restricted)

Alice May; or the Lost of Mount Auburn (1845?) (Restricted)

The American Lounger; or Tales, Sketches, and Legends, Gathered in Sundry Journeyings (1839) (Restricted)

The Arrow of Gold: or, The Shell Gatherer [Attributed to Joseph Holt Ingraham] (185?) (Restricted)

Biddy Woodhull; or, The Pretty Haymaker (1844) (Restricted)

Black Ralph; or, The Helmsman of Hurlgate (1844) (Restricted)

Blanche Talbot; or, The Maiden's Hand. A Romance of the War of 1812 (1847) (Restricted)

Bonfield; or, The Outlaw of the Bermudas. A Nautical Novel (1846) (Restricted)

Burton; or The Sieges (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Captain Kyd; or, The Wizard of the Sea (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Caroline Archer; or, The Miliner's Apprentice. A Story That Hath More Truth Than Fiction in It (1844) (Restricted)

Charles Blackford; or, The Adventures of a Student in Search of a Profession (1845) (Restricted)

The Clipper-Yacht; or, Moloch, the Money-lender! A Tale of London and the Thames (1845) (Restricted)

The Cruiser of the Mist (1845) (Restricted)

The Diary of a Hackney Coachman (1844) (Restricted)

Edward Austin; or, The Hunting Flask. A Tale of the Forest and Town (1842) (Restricted)

Edward Manning; or, The Bride and the Maiden (1847) (Restricted)

Ellen Hart; or, The Forger's Daughter (1844) (Restricted)

Fanny H------; or, The Hunchback and the Roue (1843) (Restricted)

Fleming Field; or, The Young Artisan. A Tale of the Days of the Stamp Act (1845) (Restricted)

Forrestal; or, The Light of the Reef. A Romance of the Blue Waters (1845) (Restricted)

Freemantle; or, The Privateersman! A Nautical Romance of the Last War (1845) (Restricted)

The Free-Trader; or, The Cruiser of Narragansett Bay (1847) (Restricted)

The Gipsy of the Highlands; or, The Jew and the Heir. Being the Adventures of Duncan Powell and Paul Tatnall (1843) (Restricted)

Grace Weldon; or Frederica, the Bonnet-Girl. A Tale of Bost and Its Bay (1845) (Restricted)

Harry Harefoot; or, The Three Temptations. A Story of City Senses (1845) (Restricted)

Henry Howard; or, Two Noes Make One Yes (1845) (Restricted)

Herman de Ruyter; or, The Mystery Unveiled. A Sequel to the Beautiful Cigar Vender. A Tale of the Metropolis (1844) (Restricted)

Howard; or, The Mysterious Disappearance (1843) (Restricted)

Jennette Alison; or, The Young Strawberry Girl. A Tale of the Sea and the Shore (1848) (Restricted)

The Knights of the Seven Lands (1845) (Restricted)

The Lady of the Gulf: A Romance of the City and the Seas (1846) (Restricted)

Lafitte: The Pirate of the Gulf (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Leisler; or, The Rebel and King's Man. A Tale of the Rebellion of 1689 (1846) (Restricted)

Marie; or, The Fugitive! A Romance of Mount Benedict (1845) (Restricted)

The Midshipman; or, The Corvette and Brigantine. A Tale of Sea and Land (1844) (Restricted)

Montezuma, the Serf; or, The Revolt of the Mexitili. A Tale of the Last Days of the Aztec Dynasty (1845) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Morris Graeme; or, The Cruise of the Sea-Slipper. A Sequel to The Dancing Feather (1843) (Restricted)

The Mysterious State-room: A Tale of the Mississippi (1846) (Restricted)

Neal Nelson; or, The Seige [sic] of Boston. A Tale of the Revolution (1845) (Restricted)

Norman; or, The Privateersman's Bride. A Sequel to 'Freemantle' (1845) (Restricted)

The Odd Fellow; or, The Secret Association, and Foraging Peter (1846) (Restricted)

Paul Perril, the Merchant's Son; or, The Adventures of a New-England Boy Launched upon Life (1847) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Pillar of Fire; or, Israel in Bondage (1859)

The Prince of the House of David; or, Three Years in the Holy City (1855)

The Quadroone; or, St. Michael's Day (1841) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Rafael (1845) (Restricted)

Ringold Griffitt; or, The Raftsman of the Susquehannah. A Tale of Pennsylvania (1847) (Restricted)

Scarlet Feather; or. The Young Chief of the Abenaquies. A Romance of the Wilderness of Maine (1845) (Restricted)

The Seven Knights; or, Tales of Many Lands. Being Certain Romanceros of Chivalry (1845) (Restricted)

The Silver Bottle; or, The Adventures of "Little Marlboro" in Search of His Father (1844) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Slave King; or The Triumph of Liberty (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The South-West, by a Yankee (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Spanish Galleon; or, The Pirate of the Mediterranean. A Romance of the Corsair Kidd (1844) (Restricted)

The Spectre Steamer, and Other Tales (1846) (Restricted)

Steel Belt; or, The Three Masted Goleta. A Tale of Boston Bay (1844) (Restricted)

The Sunny South; or, The Southerner at Home, Embracing Five Years Experience of a Northern Governess in the Land of the Sugar and the Cotton (1860) (Restricted)

The Surf Skiff; or, The Heroine of Kennebec (1847) (Restricted)

The Throne of David, from the Consecration of the Shepherd of Bethlehem, to the Rebellion of Prince Absalom. In a Series of Letters Addressed by an Assyrian Ambassador, Resident at the Court of Saul and David, to His Lord and King on the Throne of Nineveh (1860) (Restricted)

The Treason of Arnold: A Tale of West Point during the American Revolution (1847) (Restricted)

The Wing of the Wind: A Nouelette of the Sea (1845) (Restricted)

The Young Artist and the Bold Insurgent (1846) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Ingraham to Anne M. Hall (November 8, 1858)


IRVING, WASHINGTON

Works

The Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards (1832) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Beauties of Washington Irving (1835) (Restricted)

A Book of the Hudson. Collected from the Various Works of Diedrich Knickerbocker edited by Geoffrey Crayon [pseud] (1849) (Restricted)

Bracebridge Hall; or, The Humorists. A Medley by Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud] (1822) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada by Fray Antonio Agapida [pseud] (1829) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Crayon Miscellany: (1835) (Restricted)
Volume 1: "A Tour on the Prairies"
Volume 2: "Abbotsford" and "Newstead Abbey"
Volume 3: "Legends of the Conquest of Spain"

The Devil and Tom Walker: Together with Deacon Grubb and the Old Nick (1830) (Restricted)

"The Early Experiences of Ralph Ringwood", from The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book (1845) (Restricted)

"The First Locomotive Again", from The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book (1845) (Restricted)

"The Guests from Gibbet-Island: A Legend of Communipaw", from The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book (1845) (Restricted)

A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty by Diedrich Knickerbocker [pseud] (1809) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. (1824) (Restricted)

"Mountjoy; or, Some Passages Out of the Life of a Castlebuilder", from The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book (1845) (Restricted)

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1819) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] [Volume 3] [Volume 4] (Restricted)

Tales of a Traveller (1824) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] [Volume 3] [Volume 4]

Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers, Now First Collected (1855) (Restricted)

Works (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Pages from "Abbotsford" and "Newstead Abbey"

Manuscript: from Bracebridge Hall, Volume 1: "The Hall"

Manuscript: Page from The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon

Manuscript: Pages from A History of New York

Drawing: Sketchbook picture of Washington Irving

Drawing: Portrait of Irving

Engraving: "Washington Irving and Friends"

Engraving: Irving, seated



JACOBS, HARRIET (BRENT)

Works

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself (1861) (Restricted)


JACKSON, MRS. HELEN MARIA (FISKE) HUNT

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Jackson to Niles (April 30, 1879)

Photo: Helen Hunt Jackson


JAMES, HENRY

Works

A Passionate Pilgrim, and Other Tales (1875)

Manuscript Materials

Photo: Henry James, reading

Drawing: Sketch of James

Portrait: James, profile


JOHNSTON, RICHARD MALCOLM

Works

Dukesborough Tales by Philmon Perch [pseud] (1871)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Johnston to Boyson (January 15, 1892)

Letter: Johnston to Boyson (May 25, 1892)


JONES, JOHN BEAUCHAMP

Works

Border War: A Tale of Disunion (1859) (Restricted)

Freaks of Fortune; or, The History and Adventures of Ned Lorn (1854) (Restricted)

The Western Merchant: A Narrative. Containing Useful Instruction for the Western Man of Business by Luke Shortfield [pseud.] (1849) (Restricted)

Wild Western Scenes-Second Series. The Warpath: A Narrative of Adventures in the Wilderness (1856) (Restricted)

Wild Western Scenes; or, The White Spirit of the Wilderness. Being a Narrative of Adventures, Embracing the Same Characters Portrayed in the Original "Wild Western Scenes." New Series (1863) (Restricted)

The Winkles, or, The Merry Monomaniacs (1855) (Restricted)


JUDAH, SAMUEL BENJAMIN HELBERT

Works

The Buccaneers: A Romance of Our Own Country in Its Ancient Day by Terentius Phlogobombos [pseud] (1827) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


JUDD, SYLVESTER

Works

Margaret: A Tale of the Real and Ideal, Blight and Bloom; Including Sketches of a Place Not Before Described, Called Mons Christi (1845) (Restricted)

Margaret: A Tale of the Real and the Ideal, Blight and Bloom; Including Sketches of a Place Not Before Described, Called Mons Christi (revised edition, 1851) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Richard Edney and the Governor's Family: A Rus-Urban Tale (1850) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Drawing: Illustration for Margaret



KENNEDY, JOHN PENDLETON

Works

Horse Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency (1835) (Restricted)

Quodlibet: Containing Some Annals Thereof: With an Authentic Account of the Origin and Growth of the Borough edited by Solomon Secondthoughts [pseud] (1840) (Restricted)

Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Swallow Barn; or, A Sojourn in the Old Dominion (1832) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


KIRKLAND, CAROLINE MATILDA

Works

"Comfort" from The Adopted Daughter: And Other Tales (1859) (Restricted)

[Editor] Dahcotah; or, Life and Legends of the Sioux [by Mary (Henderson) Eastman] (1849) (Restricted)

The Evening Book; or, Fireside Talk on Morals and Manners, with Sketches of Western Life (1852) (Restricted)

Forest Life (1842) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Fountain and the Bottle (1850) (Restricted)

A New Home--Who'll Follow? Or, Glimpses of Western Life by Mrs. Mary Clavers [pseud] (1839)

Western Clearings (1845) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Portrait: Caroline Kirkland



LANDON, MELVILLE DE LANCEY

Works

Eli Perkins (at Large): His Sayings and Doings (1875)

Saratoga in 1901. By Eli Perkins. Fun, Love, Society & Satire (1872) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Lecture ticket: front, back, with "Opinions of the Press"

Photo: Melville D. Landon

Drawing: Melville D. Landon


LANIER, SIDNEY

Works

Tiger-Lilies: A Novel (1867)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Lanier to George Haeckel (March 29, 1899)

Engraving: Sidney Lanier, profile

Photo: Young Lanier

Photo: Sidney Lanier


LIPPARD, GEORGE

Works

Adrian, the Neophyte (1843) (Restricted)

The Battle-Day of Germantown (1843) (Restricted)

Bel of Prairie Eden: A Romance of Mexico (1848) (Restricted)

Herbert Tracy; or, The Legend of the Black Rangers. A Romance of the Battle-field of Germantown (1844) (Restricted)

The Killers: A Narrative of Real Life in Philadelphia By a Member of the Philadelphia Bar (1850) (Restricted)

The Ladye Annabel; or, The Doom of the Poisoner. A Romance by an Unknown Author (1844) (Restricted)

Legends of Mexico (1847) (Restricted)

The Man with the Mask: A Sequel to the Memoirs of a Preacher. A Revelation of the Church and the Home (1849) (Restricted)

Memoirs of a Preacher: A Revelation of the Church and the Home (1849) (Restricted)

The Midnight Queen; or Leaves from New York Life (1853) (Restricted)

Paul Ardenheim, the Monk of Wissahikon (1848) (Restricted)

The Rose of Wissahikon; or, The Fouth of July, 1776. A Romance, Embracing the Secret History of the Declaration of Independence (1847) (Restricted)

Washington and His Generals; or, Legends of the Revolution (1847) (Restricted)

Washington and His Men: A New Series of Legends of the Revolution (1849) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Lippard to Few Society, Emory College (November 18, 1846)

Letter: Lippard to Horace Greeley (November 15, 1848)

Portrait:George Lippard, profile


LOCKE, DAVID ROSS

Works

Divers Views, Opinions, and Prophecies of Yoors Trooly, Petroleum V. Nasby (1866) (Restricted)

Eastern Fruit on Western Dishes. The Morals of Abou Ben Adhem edited by D. R. Locke (1875) (Restricted)

Ekkoes from Kentucky. By Petroleum V. Nasby. Bein a Perfect Record uv the Ups, Downs, and Experiences uv the Dimocrisy, doorin the Eventful Year 1867, ez Seen by a Naturalized Kentuckian (1868) (Restricted)

The Nasby Papers: Letters and Sermons Containing the Views on the Topics of the Day, of Petroleum V. Nasby (1864)

The Struggles (Social, Financial and Political) of Petroleum V Nasby (1872) (Restricted)

"Swingin round the Cirkle:" By Petroleum V. Nasby. His Ideas of Men, Politics, and Things, as Set Forth in His Letters to the Public Press during the Year 1866 (1867) (Restricted)


LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH

Works

"The Bald Eagle" from Tales of Humor (1840)

Hyperion (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Kavanagh (1849)

Outre-Mer [Volume 1] (1833) [Volume 2] (1834)


LONGSTREET, AUGUSTUS BALDWIN

Works

Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the Republic. By a Native Georgian (1835) (Restricted)

Master William Mitten (1889) (Restricted)


LOWELL, ROBERT TRAILL SPENCE

Works

Antony Brade (1874) (Restricted)

The New Priest in Conception Bay (1858) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

"A Raft That No Man Made" from Atlantic Tales (1866) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Lowell to Mr. Ward (November 14, 1878)

Letter: Lowell to Mr. Ward (May 27, 1887)



MATHEWS, CORNELIUS

Works

Behemoth: A Legend of the Mound-Builders (1839) (Restricted)

"Behemoth: a Legend of the Mound-builders", from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

The Career of Puffer Hopkins (1842) (Restricted)

"The Career of Puffer Hopkins", from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

Chanticleer: A Thanksgiving Story of the Peabody Family (1850) (Restricted)

International Copyright, from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

Miscellanies, from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

"The Motley Book", from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

"Poems on Man, in His Various Aspects under the American Republic", from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

"The Politicians: a Comedy. In Five Acts", from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)

"Selections from Arcturus", from The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews (1843) (Restricted)


McHENRY, JAMES

Works

The Betrothed of Wyoming (1830) (Restricted)

O'Halloran; or, The Insurgent Chief. An Irish Historical Tale of 1798 (1824) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Wilderness; or, Braddock's Times. A Tale of the West (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


MELVILLE, HERMAN

Works

The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade (1857) (Restricted)

Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile (1855) (Restricted)

Mardi and a Voyage Thither (1849) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851)

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas (1847) (Restricted)

The Piazza Tales (1856)

Pierre; or The Ambiguities (1852) (Restricted)

Redburn: His First Voyage (1849) (Restricted)

Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War (1850) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Melville to George W. Laughlin (December 15, 1863)

Letter: Melville to Havelock Ellis (August 10, 1890)

Photo: Herman Melville

Photo: Melville's children


MILLER, JOAQUIN

Works

Unwritten History: Life amongst the Modocs (1874) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Miller to President Grant (October 28, no year)

Letter: Miller to Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford (August 24, 1871)

Engraving: Joaquin Miller

Engraving: Young Miller

Photo: Old Miller, in bed


MITCHELL, DONALD GRANT

Works

"The Bride of the Ice-King" from The Knickerbocker Gallery (1855) (Restricted)

Doctor Johns: Being a Narrative of Certain Events in the Life of an Orthodox Minister of Connecticut (1866) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Dream Life: A Fable of the Seasons by Ik. Marvel [pseud] (1851) (Restricted)

Fudge Doings: Being Tony Fudge's Record of the Same. In Forty Chapters (1855) by Ik. Marvel [pseud] [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Lorgnette; or, Studies of the Town by an Opera Goer (1850) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Reveries of a Bachelor; or, A Book of the Heart by Ik Marvel [pseud] (1850) (Restricted)

Seven Stories, with Basement and Attic (1864) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Mitchell to Harper (no date)

Letter: Mitchell to Charles Scribner (April 1851)

Letter: Mitchell to James Thomas Fields (December 27 1864)

Document: Cancelled check

Photo: Donald Grant Mitchell


MITCHELL, ISAAC

Works

The Asylum; or, Alonzo and Melissa. An American Tale, Founded on Fact (1811) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

A Short Account of the Courtship of Alonzo & Melissa (1811) (Restricted)


MORRIS, GEORGE POPE

Works

The Little Frenchman and His Water Lots, with Other Sketches of the Times (1839) (Restricted)

"Sketches from the Springs" from The Atlantic Club Book (1834) (Restricted)


MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP

Works

Merry-mount: A Romance of the Massachusetts Colony (1849) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Morton's Hope; or, The Memoirs of a Provincial (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


MOULTON, LOUISE CHANDLER

Works

"Dr. Huger's Intentions" from Stories and Sketches (1867) (Restricted)

Juno Clifford: A Tale. By a Lady (1856) (Restricted)

My Third Book: A Collection of Tales (1859)

Some Women's Hearts (1874) (Restricted)

This, That, and the Other (1854) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Paragraphs on Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Letter: Moulton to Herbert (April 14, no year)

Letter: Moulton to A. G. Constable (October 13, no year)

Photo: Louise Chandler Moulton

Photo: Louise Chandler Moulton (2)

Photos: Louise Chandler Moulton: "from an early miniature" & at age 41

Photos: Louise Chandler Moulton: at age 45 & "at the present time"


MYERS, PETER HAMILTON

Works

"A Dutch Belle" from The Knickerbocker Gallery (1855) (Restricted)

Ellen Welles; or, the Siege of Fort Stanwix. A Tale of the Revolution (1848) (Restricted)

The First of the Knickerbockers: A Tale of 1673 (1848) (Restricted)

The King of the Hurons (1850) (Restricted)

The Miser's Heir, or, The Young Millionaire; and, Ellen Welles, or, The Siege of Fort Stanwix (1854) (Restricted)

The Prisoner of the Border (1857) (Restricted)

The Young Patroon; or, Christmas in 1690. A Tale of New York (1849) (Restricted)



NEAL, JOHN

Works

Authorship: A Tale (1830) (Restricted)

The Down-Easters (1833) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Errata; or, The Works of Will. Adams (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Logan: A Family History (1822) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Rachel Dyer: A North American Story (1828) (Restricted)

Randolph: A Novel (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Seventy-six (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

True Womanhood: A Tale (1859) (Restricted)


NEAL, JOSEPH CLAY

Works

Charcoal Sketches; or, Scenes in a Metropolis (1838) (Restricted)

Peter Ploddy and Other Oddities (1844) (Restricted)



O'BRIEN, FITZ-JAMES

Works

"Bob O'Link" from Tales of the Time (1861)

"The Diamond Lens" from Atlantic Tales (1866) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Page from "Bob-o-link"



PARKMAN, FRANCIS

Works

Vassall Morton. A Novel (1856) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Parkman to Catherwood (June 8, 1888) [including envelope]

Photo: Francis Parkman


PAULDING, JAMES KIRKE

Works

The Book of Saint Nicholas. Translated from the Original Dutch of Dominie Nicholas Aegidius Oudenarde (1836) (Restricted)

Childe Roeliff's Pilgrimage: A Travelling Legend from Library of Select Novels, XXVII (1832) (Restricted)

Chronicles of the City of Gotham (1830) (Restricted)

The Dutchman's Fireside (1831) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

John Bull in America; or, The New Munchausen (1825) (Restricted)

"Jonathan's Visit to the Celestial Empire" from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

"Knickerbocker Hall; or, The Origin of the Baker's Dozen" from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

Koningsmarke, the Long Finne: A Story of the New World (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Merry Tales of the Three Wise Men of Gotham (1826) (Restricted)

The New Mirror for Travellers, and Guide to the Springs. By an Amateur (1828) (Restricted)

The Old Continental; or, The Price of Liberty (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Puritan and His Daughter (1849) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Selim, the Benefactor of Mankind from Library of Select Novels, XXVIII (1832) (Restricted)

A Sketch of Old England, by a New-England Man (1822) (Restricted)

Tales of the Good Woman. By a Doubtful Gentleman (1829) (Restricted)

Westward Ho! (1832) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


PAYNE, JOHN HOWARD

Works

"Benefactors" from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)


PIKE, ALBERT

Works

Prose Sketches and Poems, Written in the Western Country (1834) (Restricted)


POE, EDGAR ALLAN

Works

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838) (Restricted)

The Raven and Other Poems (1845) (Restricted)

Tales (1845) (Restricted)

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

"X-ing a Paragraph" (1849) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Page 23 of "Rationale of Verse" MSS mentioning "Al Aaraaf"

Letter: Letter fragment mentioning Poe's stories

Photo: Edgar Allan Poe



READ, THOMAS BUCHANAN

Works

Paul Redding: A Tale of the Brandywine (1845) (Restricted)


ROE, EDWARD PAYSON

Works

Barriers Burned Away (1872) (Restricted)

From Jest to Earnest (1875) (Restricted)

Opening a Chestnut Burr (1874) (Restricted)

What Can She Do? (1873) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Roe to Dr. Hugo Erickson (December 22, 1884)


ROWSON, SUSANNA HASWELL

Works

Charlotte: A Tale of Truth (1794) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Charlotte's Daughter; or, The Three Orphans. A Sequel to Charlotte Temple (1828) (Restricted)

The Fille de Chambre (1794) (Restricted)

The Inquisitor; or, Invisible Rambler (1793) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] [Volume 3] (Restricted)

Mentoria; or, The Young Lady's Friend (1794) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Reuben and Rachel; or, Tales of Old Times (1798) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Sarah; or, The Exemplary Wife (1813) (Restricted)

Trials of the Human Heart (1795) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] [Volume 3] [Volume 4] (Restricted)


ROYALL, ANNE NEWPORT

Works

The Tennessean: A Novel, Founded on Facts (1827) (Restricted)



SARGENT, EPES

Works

Fleetwood; or, The Stain of Birth. A Novel of American Life (1845)

"On Lake Pepin" from The Knickerbocker Gallery(1855) (Restricted)

Peculiar: A Tale of the Great Transition (1864) (Restricted)

What's to Be done? or, The Will and the Way (1842) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Sargent to William A. Seaver (March 17, 1852)

Letter:Sargent to George Pope Morris (January 23, 1853)

Letter: Sargent to Bayard Taylor (January 7, 1876)

Letter: to Sargent from George D. Prentice (May 4, 1852)

Portrait: Epes Sargent


SEDGWICK, CATHARINE MARIA

Works

The Boy of Mount Rhigi (1848)

Clarence; or, a Tale of Our Own Times (1830) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Home (1835)

Hope Leslie (1827) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Le Bossu from Library of Select Novels, XXVII (1832)

The Linwoods (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Live and Let Live; or, Domestic Service Illustrated (1837)

Married or Single? (1857) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Mary Hollis: An Original Tale (1822)

A New-England Tale (1822)

A New England Tale, and Miscellanies (1852)

The Poor Rich Man and the Rich Poor Man (1836)

Redwood: A Tale (1824) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] [Volume 3]

"Romance in Real Life" from The Legendary, Volume 1 (1828)

Tales and Sketches (1835)

Tales of City Life (1850)

The Travellers: A Tale, Designed for Young People (1825)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Sedgwick to "dear Madam" (March 18,1839)

Letter: Sedgwick to Mrs. Taylor (May 25,1842)

Engraving: C. M. Sedgwick

Engraving: Sedgwick Mansion


SHAW, HENRY WHEELER

Works

Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings (1866)

Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things (1868) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Lecture ad with note

Letter: Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw) to Ma (April 25, no year)

Photo: Henry Wheeler Shaw

Portrait: Henry W. Shaw, "Josh Billings"


SHILLABER, BENJAMIN PENHALLOW

Works

Knitting-Works: A Web of Many Textures, Wrought by Ruth Partington (1859)

Life and Sayings of Mrs. Partington and Others of the Family edited by B. P. Shillaber (1854)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Quotation from Ruth Partington (April 6, 1859)

Manuscript: Quotation from Ruth Partington (April 5, 1890)

Letter: Shillaber to Frederick E. Partington (June 24, 1874)

Letter: Shillaber to Frederick E. Partington (October 20, 1874)

Letter: Shillaber to "my dear young friend" (September 17, 1887)

Letter: Shillaber to W. P. Young (January 28, 1889)

Letter: Shillaber to "My dear friend" (July 3, 1889)

Photo: B. P. Shillaber, standing

Photo: B. P. Shillaber, seated


SIGOURNEY, LYDIA HOWARD (HUNTLEY)

Works

Lucy Howard's Journal (1858) (Restricted)

Myrtis: With Other Etchings and Sketchings (1846) (Restricted)

Sketch of Connecticut, Forty Years Since (1824) (Restricted)

Sketches (1836) (Restricted)

Water-Drops (1848) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Sigourney to Samuel G. Goodrich (February 4,1831)

Letter: Sigourney to "Revd and dear sir" (September 23, 1854)

Engraving: Lydia Huntley Sigourney

Engraving: Lydia Huntley Sigourney (2)

Engraving: L. H. Sigourney (signed)

Photo: Lydia Huntley Sigourney


SIMMS, WILLIAM GILMORE

Works

As Good as a Comedy; or, The Tennessean's Story. By an Editor (1852)

Beauchampe (1842) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Book of My Lady: A Melange. By a Bachelor Knight (1833) (Restricted)

Border Beagles: A Tale of Mississippi (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Carl Werner, an Imaginative Story: With Other Tales of Imagination (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Cassique of Kiawah: A Colonial Romance (1859) (Restricted)

Charlemont; or, the Pride of the Village. A Tale of Kentucky (1856) (Restricted)

Count Julian; or. The Last Days of the Goth (1845) (Restricted)

The Damsel of Darien (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Eutaw. A Sequel to The Forayers, or, The Raid of the Dog-Days. A Tale of the Revolution (1856) (Restricted)

Father Abbot; or, The Home Tourist. A Medley (1849) (Restricted)

The Forayers; or, The Raid of the Dog-Days (1855) (Restricted)

The Golden Christmas: A Chronicle of St. John's, Berkeley. Compiled from the Notes of a Briefless Barrister (1852) (Restricted)

Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia (1834) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Helen Halsey; or, The Swamp State of Conelachita. A Tale of the Borders (1845) (Restricted)

The Kinsmen; or, The Black Riders of Congaree (1841) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Lily and the Totem; or, The Huguenots in Florida (1850) (Restricted)

Marie de Bernier: A Tale of the Crescent City (1853) (Restricted)

Martin Faber (1833)

Mellichampe: A Legend of the Santee (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Partisan: A Tale of the Revolution (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Pelayo: A Story of the Goth (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Prima Donna: A Passage from City Life (1844) (Restricted)

Richard Hurdis (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

"A Sea Piece" from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

Southward Ho! A Spell of Sunshine (1854) (Restricted)

Vasconselos: A Romance of the New World by Frank Cooper [pseud] (1853) (Restricted)

The Wigwam and the Cabin (1845) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

The Yemassee: A Romance of Carolina (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Simms to Orville James Victor (no date)

Letter: Simms to James Thomas Fields (September 30, no year)

Letter: Simms to Sidney Babcock (August 18, 1842)

Letter: Simms to R. S. Chilton (April 3, 1854)

Letter: Simms to John Esten Cooke, with replies from Cooke and his publisher (July 4, 1867)

Letter: Simms to Eugene L. Didier (August 22, 1867)

Engraving: W. G. Simms, at a desk

Engraving: W. G. Simms, profile


SMITH, RICHARD PENN

Works

The Actress of Padua, and Other Tales (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Forsaken: A Tale (1831) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


SMITH, SEBA

Works

John Smith's Letters, with "Picters" to Match (1839) (Restricted)

The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Downingville, Away Down East in the State of Maine. Written by Himself (1833) (Restricted)

May-Day in New York; or, House-Hunting and Moving; Illustrated and Explained in Letters to Aunt Keziah by Major Jack Downing [pseud] (1845) (Restricted)

My Thirty Years Out of the Senate by Major Jack Downing [pseud] (1859)

The Select Letters of Major Jack Downing (1834) (Restricted)

Way Down East; or, Portraitrures of Yankee Life (1854) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Squire Downing (Seba Smith) to the Editor of the Leveller (February, 185?)


SNELLING, WILLIAM JOSEPH

Works

Tales of the Northwest; or, Sketches of Indian Life and Character. By a Resident beyond the Frontier (1830) (Restricted)


SPOFFORD, HARRIET ELIZABETH PRESCOTT

Works

The Amber Gods, and Other Stories (1863) (Restricted)

Azarian: An Episode (1864) (Restricted)

"Louie" from Not Pretty, but Precious (1872) (Restricted)

New-England Legends (1871)

Sir Rohan's Ghost: A Romance (1860) (Restricted)

The Thief in the Night (1872) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Selections from "The Young Emigrants," showing edits

Letter: Spofford to James Ripley Osgood (March 9, 1871)

Engraving: Harriet Prescott Spofford

Engraving: Harriet Prescott Spofford

Photo: Harriet Prescott Spofford (signed)


STODDARD, ELIZABETH DREW BARSTOW

Works

The Morgesons (1862) (Restricted)

Temple House: A Novel (1867) (Restricted)

Two Men: A Novel (1865) (Restricted)


STOWE, HARRIET ELIZABETH BEECHER

Works

Agnes of Sorrento (1862)

Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

House and Home Papers by Christopher Crowfield [pseud] (1865) (Restricted)

The Mayflower; or, Sketches of Scenes and Characters among the Descendants of the Pilgrims (1843) (Restricted)

The Minister's Wooing (1859) (Restricted)

Mr. and Mrs. Woodbridge by Miss E. Leslie [pseud] (1841) (Restricted)

My Wife and I; or, Harry Henderson's History (1871) (Restricted)

Oldtown Fireside Stories (1872) (Restricted)

Oldtown Folks (1869) (Restricted)

The Pearl of Orr's Island: A Story of the Coast of Maine (1862)

Pink and White Tyranny. A Society Novel (1871) (Restricted)

The Two Altars; or, Two Pictures in One (1852) (Restricted)

Uncle Sam's Emancipation: Earthly Care a Heavenly Discipline, and Other Sketches...With a Sketch of Mrs. Stowe's Family (1853) (Restricted)

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly (1852) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

We and Our Neighbors: or, The Records of an Unfashionable Street (1875) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Manuscript pages of Uncle Tom's Cabin

Manuscript: Signed excerpt from Uncle Tom's Cabin

Autograph: Josiah Henson, "Uncle Tom"

Letter: Stowe to Richard Bentley (December 1, 1852)

Letter: Stowe to "Sirs" (January 24, 1853)

Letter: Stowe to James Thomas Fields (January 18, 1862)

Letter: Stowe to Editor of Brooklyn Magazine (April 2, 1885)

Letter: Stowe to "Dear Madam" (January 13, 1889)

Engraving: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Portrait: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Photo: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Photo: Harriet Beecher Stowe, outdoors

Photo: Harriet Beecher Stowe, about 1858



TAYLOR, BAYARD

Works

Beauty and the Beast: and Tales of Home (1872) (Restricted)

Hannah Thurston: A Story of American Life (1863) (Restricted)

John Godfrey's Fortunes; Related by Himself. A Story of American Life (1864)

Joseph and his Friend: A Story of Pennsylvania (1870) (Restricted)

The Story of Kennett (1866) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Taylor to Epes Sargent (January 4, 1876)

Letter: Taylor to Miss Legget (January 26, 1877)

Letter: Taylor to Victor (October 18, 1855)

Photo: Bayard Taylor


THOMAS, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Works

Clinton Bradshaw; or, The Adventures of a Lawyer (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

East and West (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Howard Pinckney (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

John Randolph, of Roanoke, and Other Sketches of Character, Including William Wirt. Together with Tales of Real Life (1853) (Restricted)

Sketches of Character, and Tales Founded on Fact (1849) (Restricted)


THOMPSON, DANIEL PIERCE

Works

The Adventures of Timothy Peacock, Esquire; or, Freemasonry Practically Illustrated (1835) (Restricted)

Centeola; and Other Tales (1864) (Restricted)

The Doomed Chief; or, Two Hundred Years Ago (1860) (Restricted)

Gaut Gurley; or, The Trappers of Umbagog. A Tale of Border Life (1857) (Restricted)

The Green Mountain Boys: A Historical Tale of the Early Settlement of Vermont (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Locke Amsden; or, The Schoolmaster (1847) (Restricted)

Lucy Hosmer; or, The Guardian and Ghost. A Tale of Avarice and Crime Defeated (1848) (Restricted)

May Martin; or, The Money Diggers. A Green Mountain Tale (1835) (Restricted)

The Rangers, or, The Tory's Daughter. A Tale, Illustrative of the Revolutionary History of Vermont, and the Northern Campaign of 1777 (1851) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Shaker Lovers, and Other Tales (1848) (Restricted)


THOMPSON, MAURICE

Works

Hoosier Mosaics (1875) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Thompson to Editors of "Southern Society" (December 28, 1867)


THOMPSON, WILLIAM TAPPAN

Works

Chronicles of Pineville: Embracing Sketches of Georgia Scenes, Incidents, and Characters (1845) (Restricted)

Major Jones's Sketches of Travel, Comprising the Scenes, Incidents, and Adventures in His Tour from Georgia to Canada (1848) (Restricted)

"The Unclad Horseman" from Polly Peablossom's Wedding (1851) (Restricted)


THORPE, THOMAS BANGS

Works

"The Big Bear of Arkansas", from The Big Bear of Arkansas, and Other Sketches (1845) (Restricted)

"Bob Herring, The Arkansas Bear Hunter", from A Quarter Race in Kentucky (1847) (Restricted)

The Hive of "The Bee-Hunter", A Repository of Sketches, Including Peculiar American Character, Scenery, and Rural Sports (1854) (Restricted)

The Master's House: A Tale of Southern Life (1854)

The Mysteries of the Backwoods; or, Sketches of the Southwest (1846) (Restricted)

"Stoke Stout, of Louisiana", from The Big Bear of Arkansas, and Other Sketches (1845) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Drawing: Thomas Bangs Thorpe


TROWBRIDGE, JOHN TOWNSEND

Works

"The Adopted Son: or, The Reward of Charity", from Albert Simmons; or, The Midshipman's Revenge (1849) (Restricted)

Coupon Bonds, and Other Stories (1873)

The Deserted Family; or, Wanderings of an Outcast by Paul Creyton [pseud] (1853) (Restricted)

Kate the Accomplice; or, The Preacher and the Burglar by Paul Creyton [pseud] (1849) (Restricted)

Lucy Arlyn (1866) (Restricted)

Martin Merrivale: His X Mark by Paul Creyton [pseud] (1854) (Restricted)

Neighbor Jackwood by Paul Creyton [pseud] (1857) (Restricted)

Neighbors' Wives (1867) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Trowbridge to Mr. Smith (April 8, 1878)

Letter: Trowbridge to Mr. Ward (October 11, 1881)

Letter: Trowbridge to Mrs. Carr (March 29, 1882)

Letter: Trowbridge to Thomas Bailey Aldrich (October 16, 1882)

Letter: Trowbridge to Will Carleton (February 20, 1884)

Letter: Trowbridge to William H. Rideing (December 28, 1886)

Letter: Trowbridge to Mrs. Pratt (May 9, 1887)

Letter: Trowbridge to William J. Dornuff (March 28, 1898)

Letter: Trowbridge to W. V. Alexander (May 18, 1900)

Photos: Portraits of Trowbridge throughout his career


TUCKER, NATHANIEL BEVERLEY

Works

George Balcombe (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Partisan Leader: A Tale of the Future by Edward William Sidney [pseud] (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


TUCKERMAN, HENRY THEODORE

Works

Isabel; or Sicily. A Pilgrimage (1839) (Restricted)

The Italian Sketch Book (1835) (Restricted)

Rambles and Reveries (1841) (Restricted)


TYLER, ROYALL

Works

The Algerine Captive; or, The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill, Six Years a Prisoner among the Algerines (1797) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Yankey in London: Being the First Part of a Series of Letters Written by an American Youth, during Nine Months Residence in the City of London (1809) (Restricted)



WALLACE, LEWIS

Works

The Fair God; or, The Last of the 'Tzins. A Tale of the Conquest of Mexico (1873)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Pages from Lew Wallace: An Autobiography

Letter: Wallace to President Ulysses. S. Grant (August 13, 1873)

Letter: from Susan E. Wallace about book sales (February 28,1887)

Photo: Lew Wallace (signed)

Photo: Lew Wallace


WARD, ELIZABETH STUART (PHELPS)

Works

The Gates Ajar (1869)

Hedged In (1870) (Restricted)

Men, Women, and Ghosts (1869) (Restricted)

The Silent Partner (1871) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Ward to "my dear Sir" (March 7,1870)

Letter: Ward to "My dear Madam" (February 14,1880)

Letter: to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward from William Alexander, with reply from Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (January 25, 1901)

Photo: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


WARE, WILLIAM

Works

Julian; or, Scenes in Judea (1841) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Letters of Lucius M. Piso, from Palmyra, to His Friend Marcus Curtius at Rome (1837) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Probus; or, Rome in the Third Century (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


WARNER, ANNA BARTLETT

Works

Dollars & Cents by Amy Lothrop [pseud] (1852) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

My Brother's Keeper (1855) (Restricted)


WARNER, SUSAN BOGERT

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Warner to "girl-friend" (August 2, 1876)

Letter: Warner to Mr. Phillips (January 26, 1888)


WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF

Works

Leaves from Margaret Smith's Journal in the Province of Massachussetts Bay, 1678-9 (1849) (Restricted)

Legends of New England (1831) (Restricted)


WILLIS, NATHANIEL PARKER

Works

"Bianca Visconti; or the Heart Overtasked", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil (1845) (Restricted)

"Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

"Dashes at life with a Free Pencil", from The Miscellaneous Works (1847) (Restricted)

"Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil", from Prose Works (1849) (Restricted)

"Ephemera", from The Miscellaneous Works (1847) (Restricted)

Fun-Jottings; or Laughs I Have Taken a Pen to (1853)

Inklings of Adventure (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

"Lecture on Fashion: Delivered Before the New York Lyceum", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

[editor] The Legendary, Consisting of Original Pieces, Principally Illustrative of American History, Scenery and Manners (1828) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

"Letters from under a Bridge", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

"Letters from under a Bridge", from Prose Works (1849) (Restricted)

Paul Fane; or, Parts of a Life Else Untold. A Novel (1857) (Restricted)

"Pencillings by the Way", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

"Pencillings by the Way", from Prose Works (1849) (Restricted)

People I Have Met; or, Pictures of Society and People of Mark, Drawn under a Thin Veil of Fiction (1850) (Restricted)

"Poetical Works", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

Romance of Travel (1840)

"Tortesa, the Usurer", from Complete Works (1846) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Willis to "Dear Sir" (November 19, 1846)

Letter: Willis to Epes Sargent (November 26, 1854)

Letter: Willis to Mrs. Warfield (December 3, 1854)

Letter: Willis to Epes Sargent (December 12, 1859)

Engraving: Nathaniel Parker Willis

Engraving: Nathaniel Parker Willis (signed)

Engraving: Nathaniel Parker Willis (signed) (2)

Engraving: Nathaniel Parker Willis, after photo

Photo: Nathaniel Parker Willis, profile


WILSON, AUGUSTA JANE (EVANS)

Works

Inez: A Tale of The Alamo (1855) (Restricted)

Macaria; or, Altars of Sacrifice (1864) (Restricted)

St. Elmo: A Novel (1867)

Vashti; or, "Until Death Us Do Part", A Novel (1869) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Letter: Wilson to Peck (October 31, no year)

Letter: Wilson to Seaver (November 8, 1875)

Letter: Wilson to Editors of the "American Cyclopaedia" (April 3, 1876)

Drawing: Cartoon by Augusta Wilson

Engraving: Augusta Wilson

Photo: Augusta Wilson


WINTHROP, THEODORE

Works

Cecil Dreeme (1861) (Restricted)

Edwin Brothertoft (1862) (Restricted)

John Brent (1862) (Restricted)

Life in the Open Air, and Other Papers (1863) (Restricted)

Manuscript Materials

Manuscript: Manuscript Page

Portrait: Theodore Winthrop (signed)


WOODWORTH, SAMUEL

Works

The Champions of Freedom; or, The Mysterious Chief. A Romance of the Nineteenth Century, Founded on the War between the United States and Great Britain (1816) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)


WOOLSON, CONSTANCE FENIMORE

Works

Nowhere: Lake-Country Sketches (1875) (Restricted)



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