A Guide to the Hjalmar Hjorth Boyeson Collection Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth. 6903-c

A Guide to the Hjalmar Hjorth Boyeson Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6903-c


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
6903-c
Title
Hjalmar Hjorth Boyeson Collection 1867-1895
Extent
13 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

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyeson Collection, Accession 6903-c, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 17 Dec 1963] 17 Aug 1965

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Letters
  • Thomas Worchester, [ Waltham, Massachusetts], to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, [? Chicago]
    1870 Jun 29
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Forwards his letter to [Silas Tertius] Rand, treasurer "at that time"; sends Rand's answer; congratulates him on his marriage.]

  • Robert Scheffer, private secretary to Queen Elizabeth of Rumania, Buccarest, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York
    1888 Mar 8
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Acknowledges for the queen the receipt some time ago of Idyls of Norway and Other Poemsand Queen Titaniawhich she greatly enjoyed; lets him know he impressed the queen with his account of Carmen Sylva's work in The Independent. ]

  • Seth Low, Mayor of Brooklyn, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York
    1889 Oct 10
    TLS, 1 p.

    [Acknowledges letter; hopes that his optimism in regard to Columbia [University]is not tinged by his views on immigration; invites him to his house.]

  • John Bach McMaster, University of Pennsylvania, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York
    1889 Oct 14
    TLS, 2 p.

    [Apologizes for his shortcomings; offers an apology to the "Executive Council"; encloses money to cover his debt.]

  • John W. Lovell, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York City
    1890 Sep 25
    TLS, 1 p.

    [Sends him the Londonaddress of publisher Charles Wolcott Balestier; discusses the publishing of Boyesen's next book.]

  • John W. Lovell, United States Book Company, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York City
    1891 Apr 20
    TL (initialed), 1 p.

    [Discusses the correction of proofs; says the company does not object to the use of the story in German in The New York Staatszeitung. ]

  • John W. Lovell, United States Book Company, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York City
    1891 Apr 22
    TL (initialed), 1 p.

    [Discusses proofs; says Charles Wolcott Balestierwill receive his letter upon his return from Englandtomorrow.]

  • John W. Lovell, United States Book Company, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York City
    1891 Apr 29
    TL (initialed), 1 p.

    [Discusses pages missing from proofs; says that Charles Wolcott Balestierwill meet with him upon his return from Boston. ]

  • A. D. Hurd, United States Book Company, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York City
    1891 May 16
    TLS, 1 p.

    [Says that plate corrections have been sent to the printer, the price for the requested 250 copies of the Mammon of Unrighteousnessin sheets, folded and collated, would be 24 cents per copy.]

  • Michael Augustine Corrigan, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York
    1893 Nov 16
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Refers to the New York Heraldof that day; asks what proof he has to assert that he is in league with Tammany Hall and in control of Richard Croker's conscience; wants him to retract these charges.]

  • Michael Augustine Corrigan, New York, Archbishop's House, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York City
    1893 Nov 17
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Appreciates compliance with his request; looks forward to Boyesen's visit next Tuesday evening.]

  • Annie Sheldon Coombs, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York
    n.y. Apr 2
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Thanks him for letter of reassurance, which revived her hopes for success; says she is upset about her own low opinion of herself.]

  • Minnie V. D. Ripley, New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, New York
    n.y. Apr 3
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Thanks him for the charming souvenir; says the inscription went right to her heart.]

  • [ Julie Grinnell Cruger], New York, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, [ New York]
    n.y. Aug 22
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Refers to two letters she has written him; says she is bored with the subject of "rich woman," which has been "done to death in newspapers and fiction"; feels sorry that "Rebellious Daughters" has not been liked and says she will let the other magazine have it if they want it; says that editors love the public as an imbecile; thinks the public is fairly intelligent; expresses admiration for Boyesen's father.]

  • Julie Grinnel Cruger, [ New York], to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, [ New York]
    n. d.
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Thanks him for a book; marvels at his use of English; says she will always remember how he encouraged her.]

Miscellaneous
  • Proof to preface Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen's Mammon of Unrighteousness
    1891 May
    Proof, 2 p.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • A. D. Hurd
  • Annie Sheldon Coombs
  • Carmen Sylva
  • Charles Wolcott Balestier
  • Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  • John Bach McMaster
  • John W. Lovell
  • Julie Grinnel Cruger
  • Julie Grinnell Cruger
  • Michael Augustine Corrigan
  • Minnie V. D. Ripley
  • New York City
  • Richard Croker
  • Robert Scheffer
  • Seth Low
  • Thomas Worchester
  • [Silas Tertius] Rand

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Boston
  • Brooklyn
  • Buccarest
  • Chicago
  • England
  • London
  • New York
  • New York City
  • Rumania
  • Waltham, Massachusetts