A Guide to the Horace Greeley Collection Greeley, Horace. 7669

A Guide to the Horace Greeley Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7669


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7669
Title
Horace Greeley Collection 1848-1859
Extent
5 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

Horace Greeley Collection, Accession 7669, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 17 Dec 1963] 2 Sep 1964

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Letters
  • Horace Greeleyto Henry David Thoreau
    1848 May 17
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Discusses business, money due from George Rex Grahamfor published articles, fees for " Maine Woods" and " Carlyle, " and suggestions for future articles.]

  • Horace Greeleyto Henry David Thoreau
    1848 May 25
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Accompanies check for " Maine Woods"; requests more article; mentions publication of Thoreau's letter in a newspaper and criticizes young men unwilling to work.]

  • Horace Greeleyto Henry David Thoreau
    1852 Apr 13
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Requests article on Ralph Waldo Emerson. ]

  • Horace Greeleyto Henry David Thoreau
    1854 Mar 6
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Asks him to assemble several articles for which Greeley will try to find a publisher.]

  • Horace Greeleyto Dr. Polney
    1859 Mar 4
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Requests meeting to review what Horace Greeleyhas written about the New American Cyclopaedia. ]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • George Rex Graham
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • Horace Greeley
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson