A Guide to the Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection Dana, Richard Henry Sr. and Jr. 6966

A Guide to the Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6966


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
6966
Title
Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection 1852
Extent
7 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

Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection, Accession 6966, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1962 Nov 29

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Letters
  • Richard Henry Dana Jr.to George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Jun 25
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Re inclusion of Richard Henry Dana Sr.'s home in book on homes of American authors; has selected Hammatt Billingsas the artist.]

  • Richard Henry Dana Jr.to George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 5
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Declines to write sketch on his father for Putnam's book but suggests material on Dana Sr. in [Rufus] Griswold's Poets of Americaor Livingston's Law Magazineand recommends that George Wilbur Peckwrite the piece; suggests picture caption.]

  • George Wilbur Peckto George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 21
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Concerns article on Richard Henry Dana Sr.for Putnam's book; wants Dana Jr. to check it.]

  • Richard Henry Dana Jr.to George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 23
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Expresses pleasure with George Wilbur Peck's sketch on Dana Sr. for Putnam's book; relays Dana Sr.'s request for a price for copies of illustrations of the Dana home.]

  • George Wilbur Peckto George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 23
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Re proofs for his Richard Henry Dana Sr.article for Putnam's book.]

  • Richard Henry Dana Sr.to George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 26
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Re his biographical sketch in Putnam's book.]

  • Richard Henry Dana Jr.to George Palmer Putnam
    1852 Aug 30
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Re proofs of George Wilbur Peck's article on his father; mentions Dana Sr.'s desire to purchase copies of the picture of his house.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • George Palmer Putnam
  • George Wilbur Peck
  • Hammatt Billings
  • Henry Dana Sr.
  • Richard Henry Dana Jr.
  • Richard Henry Dana Sr.
  • [Rufus] Griswold