A Guide to the Charles Eliot Norton Collection Norton, Charles Eliot. 8381-a

A Guide to the Charles Eliot Norton Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 8381-a


University of Virginia Library

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4110
Phone: (434) 243-1776
Fax: (434) 924-4968
Reference Request Form: https://small.lib.virginia.edu/reference-request/
URL: http://small.library.virginia.edu/

© 1997 By the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. All rights reserved.

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 Eliot Norton Collection 1851
32 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Charles Eliot Norton Collection, Accession 8381-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase [ 1968 Apr 8] 1968 Oct 11

Funding Note

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

Item Listing

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto J. S. Clark
    1867 May 27
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Mentions "Revival Literature," "Dictionary of the Bible," by Smith and Harper's "Bible Cyclopaedia."]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto unknown
    1878 Apr 16
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Confirms the receipt of $10 for one copy of the reproduction of Turner's etchings; reports on John Ruskin's health.]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto Luigi Palma di Cesnola
    1883 Feb 11
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Refers to "drawings" which should be shown at the conveniece of General di Cesnola; suggests Professor Ware's assistance; mentions Mr. Dodge.]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto James R. Osgood
    1884 Apr 7
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Suggests the printing of 2000 copies of Reminiscencesto be published in the United States; opposes a publication in England. ]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto Henry (?) Phillips, Jr.
    1885 Sep 21
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Thanks him for a small volume of "Volk Songs" which (?) Phillips has translated into English.]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto James Bradstreet Greenough
    1886 May 10
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Asks him to serve as chairman of a Committee on Membership of the Archaeological Institute of America; suggests Thomas Wentworth Higginsonand Cardiner M. Laneas the two other members.]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto Bliss Carman
    1891 Aug 16
    ALS, 3 p.

    [States that he does not intend, now or later, to write about James Russell Lowellfor any journal of public print; suggests that people who have been less close to Lowell should write about him; compliments Carman on his poems.]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto Francis Henry Underwood
    1892 Jan 20
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Discusses a paper on James Russell Lowellby Underwood which appeared in the Contemporary; says he would like to read Underwood's "Reminiscences" [ Quabbin, The Story of A Small Town]; tells of his plan to publish a selection of Lowell's letters with his own "slender narrative" to serve as a biography; mentions poem, " Carter's Goat. "]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto Mrs. Francis James Lippitt
    1894 Jan 12
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Thanks her for the loan of a [Lowell] letter; refers to a notice in the Nationdealing with Lowell's love-letters, claiming that they have been handed about a large circle of friends; hopes that she can shed light on the matter and is sure that Lowell himself burned the letters, not [Mabel Lowell] Burnett. ]

  • Charles Eliot Nortonto Mr. Kimball
    1894 Jan 17
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Asks him to visit at a later date unless he has to have his question answered at once.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bliss Carman
  • Cardiner M. Lane
  • Charles Eliot Norton
  • Francis Henry Underwood
  • Francis James Lippitt
  • Henry (?) Phillips, Jr.
  • J. S. Clark
  • James Bradstreet Greenough
  • James R. Osgood
  • James Russell Lowell
  • John Ruskin
  • Luigi Palma di Cesnola
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • [Mabel Lowell] Burnett