Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States. President (1825-1829 : Adams); Letters
Adams apologizes for not reading McDonald's letter earlier and therefore he was not able to attend a meeting where he was supposed to meet fellow Baltimore citizens. Dated October 26, year unknown. Torn in upper right corner and fixed with tape. ...
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907; Shaw’s Folly; Letters
Aldrich is pulling his story, “Shaw’s Folly” because he thinks too much revision is required. Aldrich believes that Gilder criticized the story incorrectly, and that he did not say his real feelings about the story.
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907; Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Keats, John, 1795-1821; Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861; Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Poetry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Collecteana files
A file folder with American Art Association information on it in black lettering. The tab says Aldrich's name on it. There is a cut out typed description of the letter from Aldrich to Stedman. The back has a red mark with 3 A's.
Aldrich dispels a rumor about himself. He discusses Shelley and Keats. Aldrich tells Edward of his condition in America, how he is living. Aldrich mentions he has not read Stedman's latest work. And then he talks of his summer and his wife.
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907; Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908; Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Keats, John, 1795-1821; Poetry; Illness; Transcriptions; Collecteana files
This letter is from "Tom." Aldrich denies the rumor that he might take a position at Harper's, describes the quality of his life, then talks about Shelley and Keats. He then discusses his wife's recent illness and his sea voyage, confesses he has...
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948; Letters
Gertrude Atherton is talking to Mr. Stoldart about her book. She seems to be exploring her options, talking to other people who will publish her book, even though she said she likes the magazine that Stoldart works for.
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948; Transcriptions; Collecteana files
In this letter, Atherton remarks upon the stress that comes with writing books and its effect on her life. Also, while venting her frustrations about the business side of authorship, she interjects, "I loathe business!"
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948; Transcriptions; Collecteana files; Biographical information
Perkins notes the spatial and temporal information about this letter, and also states that the letter was from Dawson's Book Shop. There is also some biographical information at the top of the second page. Perkins then transcribes the letter....
De Quincey thanks his correspondent for "disposing of the books" for him, promising more to choose from as he goes through "the whole" of a collection. He notes that it may take him some time, as he works on it "only at intervals of resting from my...
Autographs; Letters; Dicksee, Francis Bernard, Sir, 1853-1928
This October 21, 1903 letter is addressed to Mr Heinemann and discusses a reproduction that has been sent to Dicksee by Heinemann. The letter is stamped as received by W. Heinemann on October 22, 1903.
Letter from Austin Dobson to a "Mr Stedman" and dated October 14 1875. Dobson's handwriting is very fine, possibly a reason for the end note, made either by Perkins or another owner, that summarizes the contents of the letter. The summary notes...
In this typed letter to Sterling, Dreiser says of San Francisco that he "never saw a city I liked better, not even Paris." He goes on to suggest that Sterling start a theatre in the city, ending his letter with "Why not?"
A file folder with American Art Association information on it in black lettering. The tab says Josiah Bartlett's name on it. There is a cut out typed description of the letter from Bartlett to Langdon. The back has a red mark with 3 A's.