A Guide to the George Parsons Lathrop Collection Lathrop, George Parsons. 7075-a

A Guide to the George Parsons Lathrop Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7075-a


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University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
George Parsons Lathrop [1851-1898] Collection 1872-1896
9 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

George Parsons Lathrop Collection, Accession 7075-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [1963 Dec 17]1965 Feb 25

Funding Note

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

Item Listing

  • Quotation beginning "Social convention . . ."
    1882 Jan 27
    AMsS, 1 p.
  • George Parsons Lathropto Mary Louise Booth
    1872 Sep 16
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Sends "something in a similar vein to that from wh(ich) I drew 'Washington's Watch'"; says he and [Julian or Nathaniel] Hawthorne once considered writing a series of children's tales; says he periodically feels like writing some of the plots he thought of and would be glad to place them in Harper's Bazarif she likes them; mentions possible trip to New Yorkand bringing his wife Rose Hawthorne Lathropto see her.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Herbert Stanley Renton
    1881 Apr 7
    ALS,2 p.w/env

    [Regrets not being able to lecture before Renton's union; says he may be able to next winter if he doesn't got to Europe. ]

  • George Parsons Lathropto unknown
    1887 Oct 31
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of the addressee's letters about Charles Follen McKimand William Rutherford Meadfor the Cyclopeadia; says the matter is settled; says he would have been glad to assist, as he knows both men and could have spoken or written to them.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Mr. Freiberger
    1889 Feb 11
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Asks him to send a copy of the paper which contained the letters for the Hebrew Charity Fair. ]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Mr. Johnson
    1890 Nov 6
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Answers some questions from Johnson's Indiacorrespondent; says he doesn't know of an allusion to "parchment pennies" in Nathaniel Hawthorne's works; suggests that the correspondent remembers "Pine-Tree Shillings" from Grandfather's Chair; alludes to Le Sage's Dialogues, Serious and Comic, between Two Chimneys of Madrid, which is sometimes in the same volume as Devil on Two Sticks; gives a brief synopsis of the latter; mentions Asmodeus, a character in Devil on Two Sticks. ]

  • George Parsons Lathropto James Jeffrey Roche
    1891 Sep 19
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Mentions just returning from New York; regrets not being able to participate in the Authors' Reading for John Boyle O'Reilly's monument fund, as he'll be in New Yorkat the time Roche wants him in Malden, Massachusetts; says he may be able to help in some other way.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Houghton, Mifflin & Co.
    1894 Nov 2
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Encloses an addition to the Appendix (probably to A Story of Courage); asks that the following line also be added to the Contents, under appendix: IV. Rev. James Curley, S. J.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto [Samuel Sydney] McClure
    1896 May 25
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Asks to meet with McClure or the editor of the magazine ( McClure's Magazine?) the next day.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Mr. Wilson
    [ca. 1878] Sat p.m.
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Says he returned the proof of [James] Bayard Taylor's poem, probably "A Lover's Tests," with annotations by Thomas Bailry Aldrich, to Thomas Niles; asks Wilson to take the enclosed note to Niles and to "ask him if, in the N[o] N[ame] Vol[ume] of poems, A Masque of Poets, he wishes poems run on to each other, instead of breaking pages"; says it would look better if they weren't run on.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Carey
    Wed 1:30 p.m.
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Says that he fears she may not have received the note he sent to her at Century Magazine, perhaps because it was forwarded to New London; asks if Walter [Learned?] is in town and where he will be staying.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Charles Follen McKim
  • George Parsons Lathrop
  • Herbert Stanley Renton
  • James Curley
  • James Jeffrey Roche
  • John Boyle O'Reilly
  • Mary Louise Booth
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
  • Thomas Bailry Aldrich
  • Thomas Niles
  • Walter [Learned
  • William Rutherford Mead
  • [James] Bayard Taylor
  • [Samuel Sydney] McClure

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Europe
  • India
  • Malden, Massachusetts
  • New London
  • New York