A Guide to the Frederick Swartwout Cozzens Collection Cozzens, Frederick Swartwout. 7509

A Guide to the Frederick Swartwout Cozzens Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7509


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7509
Title
Frederick Swartwout Cozzens Collection 1851-1868
Extent
ca. 18 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

Frederick Swartwout Cozzens Collection, Accession 7509, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit, [1963 Dec 17], 1964 May 11

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Manuscript
  • "To My Big Sweetheart"
    [1860]
    AMsS

    [Poem]

Letters
  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis
    1851 Jan 2
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Thanks him for book ( Hadadby James A. Hillhouse).]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis[Rocky Mountain Howadji]
    1851 Oct 25
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Invitation to visit Cozzens at Chestnut Cottage after lecturing; mentions the Century Club, J. F. Kensett, and to Stopson.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto Henry [Pointer]
    1853 Jul 29
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Not able to give him "the Verplanck sketch" on short notice.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis[Howadji]
    1854 Nov 18
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Concerns lecture dates for Curtis in Yonkers. ]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis
    1854 Nov 29
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Mentions illness, enjoyment of Curtis' lecture, and "auspicious beginning for our young library."]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis[Howadji]
    1855 Nov 6
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Refers to availability of certain cigars from Cozzens' import business.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto Mr. Seaver
    1856 Aug 6
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Unable to find several people Seaver asked about; requests printing bill for Seaver's billheads.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto W. C. Westervelt
    1857 Sep 1
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Mentions his St. Lawrencetrip; will supple Westervelt with back numbers of some publications; mentions Southern wines have too much sugar.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto Childs and Peterson
    1858 Apr 19
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Re additions to Cozzens biography published by them.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto [ George William Curtis]
    1861 Jul 27
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Thanks for picture; mentions sending own picture to Curtis.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George McLaughlin
    1863 Dec 11
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Refers to request for manuscript of Sparrowgrass Papers. ]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto Fitz-Greene Halleck
    1863 [Jan 24]
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Favorable comments on poem sent by Halleck; refers to William Cullen Bryant, Wordsworth, Thackeray, Century Club, George Bancroft, G. C. Verplanck; is working on some notes and anecdotes regarding Washington Irving. ]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto son
    1865 Sep 13
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Discusses Professor Drowne's advice that son repeats a year; suggests son keep Drowne's letter; compliments him on hunting.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto Ford B. McGuire
    1868 Jun 1
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Refers to financial trasactions and attempt to sell country house.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis
    n.d.
    ANS, 1 p.

    [Accepts invitation.]

  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzensto George William Curtis[Howadji]
    n.d.
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Cover note for books sent to Curtis, one borrowed from Pierre Van Courtlandt. ]

Prints
  • 3 Prints of Frederick Swartwout Cozzensby Charles Loring Elliotand J. C. Buttre
    n.d.
    Prints

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Charles Loring Elliot
  • Fitz-Greene Halleck
  • Ford B. McGuire
  • Frederick Swartwout Cozzens
  • G. C. Verplanck
  • George Bancroft
  • George McLaughlin
  • George William Curtis
  • George William Curtis
  • Henry [Pointer]
  • J. C. Buttre
  • James A. Hillhouse
  • Pierre Van Courtlandt
  • W. C. Westervelt
  • Washington Irving
  • William Cullen Bryant