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Archives related to: Longfellow, Fanny Appleton, 1817-1861

titleFrances Elizabeth Appleton Longfellow (1817-1861) Papers, 1825-1961 (Bulk dates 1832-1861)
repositoryLongfellow National Historic Site
collection titleThe papers of Fanny Longfellow, second wife of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, show her to be an insightful commentator on 19th century Boston literary culture. Her correspondence, diaries and journals also document her educational philosophy on raising her children, her travels and her interaction with intellectuals of the day, including Julia Ward Howe and Charles Sumner.

extent4.83 linear feet
formatsCorrespondence Microfilm Financial Records Diaries Research Files
accessResearch in the archives is by appointment. Please call (617) 491-1054 to make arrangements with the park archivist for research sessions.
record sourcehttp://www.nps.gov/long/historyculture/archives.htm
finding aidOnline and in repository.
updated09/12/2019 15:29:34
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titleHarriot Appleton Curtis papers, 1790-1874
repositoryMassachusetts Historical Society
collection titleThe Harriot Appleton Curtis (1841-1923) family papers, 1790-1874, include family correspondence between Harriot and her mother, father, and siblings. Much of the correspondence is written to Harriot. Harriot was the daughter of Nathan Appleton and Maria Theresa (Gold) Appleton.

In addition to her parents, correspondents include her brother-in-law Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Alice Appleton, Fanny Appleton Longfellow, and William Sumner Appleton. The letters from Longfellow to Harriot describe daily activities and family news. The collection also includes newspaper clippings, printed material, calling cards, and museum objects.
extent1 box
formatsCorrespondence Clippings Printed Materials Artifacts Ephemera
accessContact repository for restrictions.
record sourcehttp://www.masshist.org/findingaids/
acquisition informationHalsted, Isabella (estate) through Thomas Halsted and Elinor Moore, executors, May 2007
updated11/12/2014 11:29:54
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titlePapers of John Williamson Palmer, 1856-1903.
repositoryUniversity of Virginia Library
collection titleThe collection consists of letters and transcripts of letters, most of them addressed to John Williamson Palmer. Much of the correspondence relates to Palmer's editorship of various anthologies of poetry and etchings particularly a "Portfolio of autograph etchings" containing studies of "aqua fortis" by noted artists.

There are also letters related to Palmer's journalistic work and poetry including a poem on Theodosia Burr; letters from Jules Michelet, whose works Palmer translated; letters from noted people to whom he sent gift books; an ink sketch view of Messina, Italy, and ink sketches illustrating his "Voices of the winter wind."

Location Note:
Forms part of the Clifton Waller BarrettLibrary.

Biographical Note:
American author.
extent51 items.
formatsCorrespondence Printed Materials Notes
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
finding aidGuide available in-house and on the UVa gopher (GWIS) through Internet.
updated11/12/2014 11:29:57
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