Authors, American -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents 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.
Overview Letters to William Howell Reed from Edward Everett Hale, author, publisher, pastor and social advocate. Both men worked at the South Congregational Church, in Boston, and much of the correspondence revolves around the day-to-day activities of running the church. Hale’s social views, his literary projects and travel impressions can be gleaned from the almost 40 years worth of correspondence. The collection primarily consists of Hale’s letters to Reed, but also includes correspondence written...
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection include holograph and typescript manuscripts of creative and critical works, holograph notes, newspaper clippings, announcements, articles, tributes, reviews, and letters. Some materials are in bound volumes. Note that very few documents in the collection are dated. For detailed item listing, see "Other Finding Aids" note.