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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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7493-c
Title
Benjamin Penhollow Shillaber Collection
Extent
8 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

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

Letters
  • 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.]

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

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