A Guide to the George Cary Eggleston Collection Eggleston, George Cary. 6331-b

A Guide to the George Cary Eggleston Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6331-b


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
6331-b
Title
George Cary Eggleston Collection 1901-1902
Extent
4 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

George Cary Eggleston Collection, Accession 6331-b, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase [1966 March 15]1966 April 5

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

LETTERS
  • George Cary Egglestonto James B. Pond
    1901 Oct 26
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Mentions he is under contract with MacMillan Companyto write a history of the Civil War. To supplement his income while writing the history, he would like to give lecture series on the "life and attitude of the Confederate soldier." His brother, Edward Eggleston, has worked out business details of the lecture series. Asks James B. Pondif he can arrange the lecture series.]

  • George Cary Egglestonto James B. Pond
    1901 Nov 4
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Accepts James B. Pond's rejection of lecture series proposed in a letter of Oct 26, 1901. States that plan of lecture series was originated by his brother, Edward Eggleston. ]

  • George Cary Egglestonto James B. Pond
    1902 Nov 25
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Mentions that Edward Egglestonis dead. Requests James B. Pondto arrange lecture series using readings from Dorothy Southas George Washington Cabledoes in his lectures. Explains that Dorothy Southwas based on article sent to William Dean Howells, editor of Atlantic. States his reason for the success of Dorothy Southand A Rebel's Recollections. Mentions talks he is giving to the Author's Club. ]

  • George Cary Egglestonto James B. Pond
    1902 Nov 28
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Has directed his publisher, Lothrop Publishing Companyof Boston, to send James B. Ponda copy of Dorothy South. Comments on excellent sales of the book.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Edward Eggleston
  • George Cary Eggleston
  • George Washington Cable
  • James B. Pond
  • William Dean Howells