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Julia C.R. Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-9
Abstract The papers of Julia C.R. Dorr reveal a poet and novelist who was, in her own time, celebrated along with Julia Ward Howe and Harriet Beecher Stowe in the pantheon of 19th century female literary greats. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that her poetry was “written with an elegance which shows much practice & easy command of lyric metres & expressions; but much more than that, with great tenderness & humanity.” She was also (before Robert Frost definitively assumed the role) unofficial...
Dates: 1829-1934

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  • Subject: Manuscripts X
  • Names: Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913 X