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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1837 - 1920

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

"Authors' Book" scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0892
Abstract

The scrapbook titled “Authors’ Book” is a cloth notebook containing 166 clippings of author portraits across eighty-three pages. Next to each portrait is a list of works, handwritten in pen or pencil. The creator of the scrapbook is unknown, but the contents suggest it was compiled primarily in the late nineteenth century and into the early twentieth century.

Dates: late 1800s to early 1900s

Daniel Coit Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Contents note The papers document Gilman's wide-ranging interests especially his travels in Europe and work as attaché in St. Petersburg (1854-1855), his years (1855-1858) at Yale, and his presidencies of the University of California (1872-1875) and the Johns Hopkins University (1876-1902)Gilman's correspondence contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. The collection includes a large number of photographs of Gilman's...
Dates: 1773-1942

Edward M. Greenway, Jr. Autograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0023
Abstract

Edward McDonald Greenway, Jr. was born in New York in 1820. The collection spans the years 1737 to 1876 and consists of approximately 250 items of correspondence and some legal documents. The correspondents are primarily prominent lawyers, politicians, statesmen, and figures of the Revolutionary War from Maryland.

Dates: 1737-1876

James Roberts Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0037
Abstract

James Roberts Gilmore (1822-1903) was an American author who often used the pseudonym "Edmund Kirke." This collection includes letters collected by Gilmore from significant literary, political, and popular individuals of the 19th century. The letters span the years 1820 to 1903.

Dates: 1898; 1773- approximately1903

Leonard Leopold Mackall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0035
Abstract

Leonard Leopold Mackall, American bibliographer, editor and collector was born in Baltimore on January 29, 1879. The collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files and other research materials. The correspondence in the collection spans the years 1547 to 1937 with the bulk of the material spanning 1900-1937. There is additional information dating from 1949 regarding the collection after it was acquired by Johns Hopkins Libraries.

Dates: 1547-1937, 1949; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1937

Richard Davis Harding collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016
Abstract

Richard Harding Davis was an American journalist, war correspondent, and novelist. The collection consists of autograph letters and manuscript fragments of well-known literary figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Most of the items were exhibited at the World's Fair in 1893.

Dates: 1861-1958

William Dean Howells, 1886-05-05 - 1886-10-04

 File
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A Scope and Contents note is required.

Dates: 1886-05-05 - 1886-10-04

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Collection 6
Archival Object 1
 
Subject
United States 5
Autographs 3
scrapbooks 3
Authors, American 2
Collections 2