A Guide to the Edward Everett Collection Everett, Edward. 7572

A Guide to the Edward Everett Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7572


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

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University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
Edward Everett Collection 1811-1864
13 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Edward Everett Collection, Accession 7572, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [1963 Dec 17]1964 Jun 3

Funding Note

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

Item Listing

  • "The Influence of Imagination"
    AMsS, 3 p.

    [signature on verso]

  • "Guizot's Washington"
    ca. 1840
    AMs, 4 p.

    [A review sent to John G. Palfreyof Life, Correspondence and Writings of Washington Published After the American Ed. and Preceded by an Introduction on the Influence of Washington on the American Revolutionby Pierre G. Guizot. Comments that Guizot's introduction is valuable to the Americans because it was written by an objective and enlightened foreigner] (incomplete)

  • Edward Everettto [Dr. John G. Palfrey?]
    ca. 1840
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Covering letter for AMs of "Guizot's Washington"; mentions George S. Hillard's translation of the Introduction to Guizot's Washington.]

  • Edward Everettto William H. Prescott
    1842 Oct 31
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Thanks Prescott for copy of his History of the Conquest of Mexico; mentions that it is not yet published in England; tells of death of his oldest daughter and expresses his deep sense of loss.]

  • Edward Everettto Benjamin Pierce
    1846 Nov 25
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Concerns Joseph Henry's and John Romeyn Broadhead's qualifications to be the first Secretary of the Smithsonian; mentions Alexander Dallas Bacheand Sir Charles Wheatstone. ]

  • Edward Everettto Epes Sargent
    1847 Feb 24
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Thanks Sargent for copy of his Songs of the Sea With Other Poems. ]

  • Edward Everettto Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    1847 Mar 9
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Requests him to stop by his office before going to class.]

  • Edward Everettto Nathan Appleton
    1853 Nov 7
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Requests that William D. Ticknor's and Joshua Bates' letter concerning Boston City Librarybe returned; mentions William Appleton. ]

  • Edward Everettto L. A. Dimock
    1858 Dec 20
    Printed letter w/AN,1 p.w/env

    [Declines invitation to speak to Young Men's Lecture Associationof Westfield, Massachusetts. ]

  • Edward Everettto D. Appleton Company
    1858 Dec 29
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Promises to send article on Thomas Dowseand discusses the proposal made by Dr. Palmer for the publication of the "Mount Vernon Papers."]

  • Edward Everettto William A. Wheeler, answer from George Ticknor
    1862 Dec 20
    ALS, w/AN 1 p.

    [Praises Wheeler's proposed new work (either Dictionary of Noted Names of Fictionor Concordance to the Poems of Shakespeare); Ticknor notes his agreement with Everett's compliments.]

  • Edward Everettto William A. Wheeler
    1864 Sep 6
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of Wheeler's Quarto edition of Webster's Dictionary, with Supplement: "Explanatory and Pronouncing Vocabulary of the Names of Fictitious Persons and Places"; praises supplement but suggests Joe Millerbe added.]

  • Receipt by Edward Everettfor map presented by John G. Palfrey, Secretary of State, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to Law Library, Harvard University
    1847 Aug 26

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Alexander Dallas Bache
  • Benjamin Pierce
  • Charles Wheatstone
  • Edward Everett
  • Epes Sargent
  • George S. Hillard
  • George Ticknor
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Joe Miller
  • John G. Palfrey
  • John Romeyn Broadhead
  • Joseph Henry
  • Joshua Bates
  • L. A. Dimock
  • Nathan Appleton
  • Pierre G. Guizot
  • Thomas Dowse
  • William A. Wheeler
  • William Appleton
  • William D. Ticknor
  • William H. Prescott

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • England
  • Massachusetts
  • Westfield, Massachusetts