A Guide to the Charles Nordhoff Collection Nordhoff, Charles. 8076

A Guide to the Charles Nordhoff Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 8076


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

Processed by: Special Collections Department Staff

University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
Charles Nordhoff Collection 1888-1893
3 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Charles Nordhoff Collection, Accession 8076, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 1963 Dec 17] 1965 Nov 3

Funding Note

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

Item Listing

  • Charles Nordhoffto [Robert William] Chambers
    1888 Jan 3
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Thanks him for intervening when his name was used without permission by Mr. Bennett.]

  • Charles Nordhoffto "My Dear David"
    1893 Feb 26
    ALS, 11 p.

    [Stresses importance of offering a complete economic system, including free ships and long terms [20 years or more] for bonded goods; believes that the West will agree to these reforms, but the Maineand PennsylvaniaRepublicans will oppose any change; mentions ignorance of most Congressmen of tariffs; believes that tariff reform must be a caucus measure to which Congressmen are committed; discusses Cleveland and mentions that none of his old Cabinet would serve in his new one; mentions [W. Q.] Greshamand [Julius] Sterling Morton; argues against amicable agreement between Republicans and Democrats, a half-reform would be folly, even if it would gain easy support; suggests tariffs on tea, coffee, sugar; agrees that Hawaiishould become part of the United Statesby Constitutional amendment, but is sure that Cleveland does not want it.]

  • Charles Nordhoffto Redfield
    n. d.
    ANS, 1 p.

    [Regrets that he cannot use material by an unknown writer.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Charles Nordhoff
  • [Julius] Sterling Morton
  • [Robert William] Chambers
  • [W. Q.] Gresham

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Hawaii
  • Maine
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States