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Blake, H. G. O. (Harrison Gray Otis), 1816?-1898


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Blake, H.G.O. (Harrison Gray Otis)

 File — Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Dates: 1835 - 2000

Letters, 1837-1877

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 8
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Twenty holograph letters from Ralph Waldo Emerson to various recipients, dated between 1837 and 1877 (note that some letters are undated). Recipients include Solomon Corner, Mary Emerson Ripley, James Russell Lowell, the Lyceum curator, Elbridge G. Dudley, Arthur Hugh Clough, Benjamin B. Wiley, Henry Ingersoll Bowditch, and Harrison Gray Otis Blake. The letters vary in nature and include responses to invitations, thoughts on transcendentalism (July 3, 1842), friendly and family...
Dates: 1837-1877

Letters to Charles Mortimor, 1892-1893

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

Two holograph letters written by Harrison Gray Otis Blake to Charles Mortimer. The first letter, dated March 17, 1892, discusses [Samuel Arthur] Jones' Thoreau bibliography, Thoreau and John Brown, and [Henri Frederic] Amiel's journal. The second letter, dated April 17-18, 1893, thanks Mortimer for a news article and discusses Blake's Thoreau volume.

Dates: 1892-1893

Manuscripts, 1937-1961

 Item — Box 15
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and holograph letters written by Henry David Thoreau to various recipients, college essays written by Thoreau, transcriptions of journal entries written by Thoreau, and poems and fragments also written by Thoreau. Correspondents include Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, H. G. O. Blake, Helen Thoreau, Horatio R. Storer, David (?) Heard, W. & C. H. Smith, George William Curtis, George Thatcher, Marston Watson, Mary Brown, and Daniel Ricketson. Poems include...
Dates: 1937-1961