A Guide to the Benjamin Penhollow Shillaber Collection Shillaber, Benjamin Penhollow. 7493-c

A Guide to the Benjamin Penhollow Shillaber Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7493-c


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

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University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
Benjamin Penhollow Shillaber Collection
8 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Penhollow Shillaber Collection, Accession 7493-c, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase 1972 Mar 9

Funding Note

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

Item Listing

  • Benjamin Penhollow Shillaberto Frederick Eugene Partington
    1876 Jun 24
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Says he will be happy to receive him in his home; says he is glad that the Partington family did not react indignantly to the follies of their namesake "Mrs. Partington."]

  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaberto [James Ripley] Osgood
    1877 Apr 7
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Requests a copy of [Harriet] Martineau's book; quotes H[osca] Biglow of The Biglow Papers, by James Russell Lowell; says he is indebted to Osgood.]

  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaberto Eben[ezer] Lane, Jr.
    1878 Dec 6
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Provides correct name, as correspondent mistakenly addressed him as P. C. Shillaber.]

  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaberto R. A. McFadden, Esq.
    1882 Mar 4
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Assures autograph seeker that it is his true signature.]

  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaberto "Dear Brother Brewster"
    Sep 27
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Refuses to print an "important document."]

  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaberto J. T. McCowen
    18 Nov 11
    ANS, 1 p.

    [Responds to request for an autograph.]

  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaberto Mr. Whyatt
    Wednesday a.m.
    ANS, 1 p.

    [Says he took a bouquet of flowers from Whyatt's store for a school examination in Chelseaand he will square his accounts when they meet.]

  • Quotation by Alexander Pope, signed by Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber
    1873 Oct

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Alexander Pope
  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber
  • Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber
  • Benjamin Penhollow Shillaber
  • Eben[ezer] Lane, Jr.
  • Frederick Eugene Partington
  • J. T. McCowen
  • James Russell Lowell
  • R. A. McFadden
  • [Harriet] Martineau
  • [James Ripley] Osgood