A Guide to the Paul Hamilton Hayne Collection Hayne, Paul Hamilton. 6495-e

A Guide to the Paul Hamilton Hayne Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6495-e


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
6495-e
Title
Paul Hamilton Hayne Collection 1874-1882
Extent
4 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

Paul Hamilton Hayne Collection, Accession 6495-e, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase -Barrett Fund [ 8 Apr 1968] 1 Oct 1968

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Letters
  • Paul Hamilton Hayne, Augusta, Georgia, to Mary Mapes Dodge, New York
    1874 Feb 23
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Expresses admiration for the new St. Nicholas magazine; offers for possible publication a prose sketch of Southern country life as it was 40 or 50 years ago, written by his mother, a lady of 68, "but bright- minded and alert"; says that the story describes, among other things, the mingling of white children with plantation Negroes.]

  • [ Mary Mapes Dodge], New York, to Mr. Clark
    n. d.
    AL, 1 p.

    [Includes ALS on verso; asks Clark to write to Paul Hamilton Hayne; says that they can not use the offered manuscript due to a large stock of already accepted material.]

  • Paul Hamilton Hayne, Copse Hill, Georgia, to [ Erastus Brainerd], [ London]
    [1878]
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Includes penciled note "To Brainerd, 1878"; thanks him for acquainting him with the workings of the English magazine system; asks if [Theodore Dunton] Wattswould refuse his " Sonnet" if he sent it to the editors of The Examineror The Athenaeum; says he is astonished that [Brainerd] is not English but a fellow country man; says he would like to send him a poem, dedicated to Oliver Wendell Holmesfor his aid during the yellow fever pestilence, but has no copy; sends instead, [" Hiram Benner"], a poem by [ Henry Wadsworth] Longfellow; describes the condition the country is in, the restlessness of the people, his own hopelessness in regard to the government, the country's desire to obtain recognition in Great Britain; says he has given up the dream of ever visiting England; asks if [Brainerd] is a permanent resident of London; asks if he know Captain Randolph Hamilton; expresses pleasure at [Brainerd's] kind words regarding " Muscadines. "]

  • Paul Hamilton Hayne, [ Copse Hill], to unknown
    1882
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Includes printed copy of " The Decline of Faith"; talks about a volume of [his] poems to be published; says the volume is the handsomest and best illustrated book of the genre ever to have been issued in this country; says he is certain that the correspondent will share his joy; comments on [Henry Wadsworth] Longfellow's death; says he has composed sonnets on the occasion at the request of Baldwin of New York; says the sonnets fell short of his own expectations because of his ill health.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Erastus Brainerd
  • Henry Wadsworth] Longfellow
  • Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Paul Hamilton Hayne
  • Randolph Hamilton
  • [Henry Wadsworth] Longfellow
  • [Theodore Dunton] Watts

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Augusta, Georgia
  • Copse Hill
  • Copse Hill, Georgia
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • London
  • New York