A Guide to the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Collection Sedgwick, Catharine Maria. 6970

A Guide to the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6970


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
6970
Title
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Collection 1852
Extent
6 items
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Catharine Maria Sedgwick Collection, Accession 6970, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1962 October 29

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities



Item Listing

Letters
  • Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Jul 7
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Needs to know how long to make the article requested by Putnam "at any rate you will not wish it extended beyond what strictly belongs to the homestead" and apologizes for requesting the copy of the article on Berkshire. ]

  • Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 3
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Sends the previously mentioned article (see July 7, 1852), mentions the difficulty in avoiding egotism on "a subject that opens the fountain of family love" and fears that in trying to avoid egotism she has delivered a formal, if not dull, piece.]

  • Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Sep 12
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Wonders which friend wrote the flattering article about her which has her family's approval and her gratitude.]

  • Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam
    n.y. Jul 11
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Replies to a note from Putnam that she has been working on the sketch, hopes to forward a sketch her friend has just finished in a day or two, asks him to have the Berkshirearticle copied for her and thanks him for sending some books.]

  • C.M. Kirkland (pseudonym for Catharine Maria Sedgwick) to George Palmer Putnam
    n.y. Aug 21
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Sends seven pages on the Berkshirehouse in response to his letter received yesterday, asking him to edit them if necessary, regards the article as badly written and cautions him to have it carefully read.]

Photographs and prints
  • "The Sedgwick Mansion, Stockbridge, Massachusetts" by J. Kirk, published by G.P. Putnam & Company, New York
    n.d.
    Engraving

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Catharine Maria Sedgwick
  • George Palmer Putnam
  • J. Kirk