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Grace Elizabeth King papers, 1781-1933

Author: Grace Elizabeth King
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : Microfilm : Master microform : English
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Business, literary, and personal correspondence of Miss Grace King of New Orleans, author of Louisiana stories, history, and biography, and leader in historical and literary activities. The correspondence contains criticism and analysis of her works by her editors, and discussion of business connected with its publication. Among the correspondents are: editor H.M. Alden, author Thérese Bentzon, author Samuel L.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries (Blank-books)
Named Person: Henry Mills Alden; George Bancroft; Th Bentzon; Mark Twain; J D B De Bow; B F French; Charles Gayarré; Grace Elizabeth King; Hamilton Wright Mabie; William McLennan; Francis Parkman; William T Sherman; William Gilmore Simms; William Milligan Sloane; Reginald Somers-Cocks; Charles Dudley Warner; King family.; Miller family.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Elizabeth King
OCLC Number: 24864384
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#1111).
Originals privately owned at the time of filming. At least part are now apparently located at Louisiana State University.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Chapel Hill, N.C. : University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1950?. 5 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. Master microform (M-1111) held by: NcU.
Description: ca. 1120 items.
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Business, literary, and personal correspondence of Miss Grace King of New Orleans, author of Louisiana stories, history, and biography, and leader in historical and literary activities. The correspondence contains criticism and analysis of her works by her editors, and discussion of business connected with its publication. Among the correspondents are: editor H.M. Alden, author Thérese Bentzon, author Samuel L. Clemens, editor Hamilton W. Mabie, William McLennan of Montreal, William M. Sloane of Princeton, naturalist Reginald Somers-Cocks, and Charles Dudley Warner. Also included are items, 1781-1865, relating to Charles Gayarré of Louisiana (149 items), including letters from George Bancroft, Joseph M. Bossier, J.D.B. DeBow, Benjamin French, Francis Parkman, William Gilmore Simms, and William Tecumseh Sherman, discussing the publication of Gayarre's works and general political issues, 1850s-1860s. There are also 79 items relating to the Miller and King families of New Orleans, La., dated 1833-1922, including letters to a son at college in Baltimore in the 1830s disucssing family news and local events; letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas D. Miller commenting on Confederate military and financial problems in Louisiana and Mississippi; and postwar family letters. Also included in the collection are two notebooks, 1886-1903, with biographical sketches of Charles Gayarré and diary entries, 1866-1904, of Grace King.

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