A Guide to the James McCormick Dalzell Collection Dalzell, James McCormick. 7521

A Guide to the James McCormick Dalzell Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7521


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7521
Title
James McCormick Dalzell Collection 1867-1919
Extent
6 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

James McCormick Dalzell Collection, Accession 7521, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit, 1964 May 15

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Manuscripts
  • "The Blue and the Gray"
    1867 Feb 1
    AMsS, 3 p.
  • Brief autobiography
    [1904]
    AMs, 5 p.
  • Author's reflection on writing "The Blue and the Gray" and revision of its sentiments entitled "Purpureos Spargam Flores" written in old age for Memorial Day
    1916 May 30
    AMsS, 1 p.
Letters
  • James McCormick Dalzellto David Pell Secor
    1904 Jun 7
    TLS, 1 p.

    [Agrees to send material re his poem, "The Blue and the Gray."]

  • James McCormick Dalzellto David Pell Secor
    1904 Jun 11
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Cover letter for copy of "The Blue and the Gray"; discusses circumstances of its writing, its being set to music by Oliver Ditson, Boston, and mentions that he understood it antedated "Logan's famous December Day order" by two months.]

  • James McCormick Dalzellto [ David Pell Secor]
    1904 Jun 15
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Letter accompanied autobiographical sketch requested Secor. Thanks for payment; mentions his "Autobiography, Poems, Sketches" by Private Dalzell; asks if there is any monetary value for letters he has from John Hay, John Greenleaf Whittier, Frederick Douglass, Rutherford B. Hays, James Garfield, William McKinley, Benjamin Henry Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt, Daniel Sickles, Robert Lincoln, Henry Wilson, General Hawley, Horace Greeley, Joe Medill, M. Holsbotle, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ulysses S. Grant, and William Tecumseh Sherman; requests pictures of Secor for his family.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Benjamin Henry Harrison
  • Daniel Sickles
  • David Pell Secor
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Henry Wilson
  • Horace Greeley
  • James Garfield
  • James McCormick Dalzell
  • Joe Medill
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
  • John Hay
  • M. Holsbotle
  • Oliver Ditson
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Robert Lincoln
  • Rutherford B. Hays
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • William McKinley
  • William Tecumseh Sherman