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Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dana, Richard Henry

 File — Box 4, Folder: 1-2
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

"From The Buccaneer", May, 1864

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

One holograph fragment of the poem, "The Buccaneers" by Dana. Poem is dated Boston, May [?], 1864.

Dates: May, 1864

Letters, 1846-1878

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

Fourteen holograph letters written by Richard Henry Dana to various recipients including Rev. R.C. Waterson, George William Curtis, J.M. Earle, Mrs. Henry Wheaton, Eben Caldwell, Joseph Ricketson, Thomas R. Kimball, and George Livermore. Also includes one letter written to Dana from William A. Wheeler. The letters are dated between 1846 and 1878.

Dates: 1846-1878