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Correspondence of and about Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1868-1901.

Author: Oliver Wendell HolmesFrancis James ChildJeannette L GilderJoseph Benson GilderCharles E LauriatAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The correspondence discusses Holmes's writing; Sarah H. Leggett's project, Golden Songs of Great Poets; Nathaniel Hawthorne's writing; and Herman Melville and his daughter, Frances C. Thomas. Included in the collection are: manuscripts and corrections for the poems "Response to a Toast," and "On the Threshold"; the manuscript of Holmes's song "The Hot Season"; and an etched portrait of Holmes inscribed to Mrs. Emily
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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Manuscripts for publication
Music manuscripts
Poems
Portraits
Named Person: Edward Jackson Holmes; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Sarah H Leggett; Herman Melville; Emily Pfeiffer; Frances C Thomas
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Wendell Holmes; Francis James Child; Jeannette L Gilder; Joseph Benson Gilder; Charles E Lauriat; Sarah H Leggett; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Frances C Thomas; A R Whittier, Jr
OCLC Number: 647835941
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Reproduction Notes: Photostatic copies.
Description: 17 items. 1 art print : etching ; 36 x 26 cm.
Other Titles: Oliver Wendell Holmes papers
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The correspondence discusses Holmes's writing; Sarah H. Leggett's project, Golden Songs of Great Poets; Nathaniel Hawthorne's writing; and Herman Melville and his daughter, Frances C. Thomas. Included in the collection are: manuscripts and corrections for the poems "Response to a Toast," and "On the Threshold"; the manuscript of Holmes's song "The Hot Season"; and an etched portrait of Holmes inscribed to Mrs. Emily Pfeiffer.

Also included is a letter, 1901 June 19, from Charles E. Lauriat, of the Boston Booksellers & Importers of that name, to A.R. Whittier, Jr., identifying Whittier's recent purchase, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, as the "presentation copy" which Holmes made to his mother. Jeannette L. Gilder, Sarah H. Leggett, Frances C. Thomas, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow are among the correspondents.

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