A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6978
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Processed by: Special Collections Department Staff
Date Completed: 1997
Encoded by: Elizabeth Slomba
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Collection is open to research.
Purchase, 10 Jan 1963
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
"Hunter's Song" by Alice Caryn.d.AMsS, 1 p.
Susan Caryto "My dear sister"1850 Jun 30ALS, 4 p.
[Describes trip from Cincinnatito Wareham, Massachusetts; her travels by steamer and rail, visits to Canadaby the wire bridge and the state prison in Auburn, New York; visit to Niagra Fallsand Buffalo; and her steamer trip down the Hudson Riverto New York City. ]
Alice Caryto "My dear sister"1850 Aug 12ALS, 3 p.
[Mentions a visit to John Greenleaf Whitter's house near Bostonand his return visit to the Cary house.]
Phoebe Caryto Rev. H. W. Parker1852 Jan 6ALS, 2 p.
[Sends the conclusion of a story and mentions Alice Cary's ill health.]
Alice Caryto "My dear sister"1862 Dec 13ALS, 8 p.
[Writes about the death of a sister (Elmina ?).]
Phoebe Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]1868 AugALS, 4 p.
[Mentions Dr. Charles F. Deemsand Horace Greeley. ]
[ Alice Cary] to Lucy [Carnahan]1869 Sep or OctAL, 3 p.
[Incomplete letter, mentions efforts to have Lucy's story published in Harpers. ]
Phoebe Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. Jan 28ALS, 3 p.
[Describes her trip to Washingtonto attend a reception.]
Alice Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. Apr 14AL, 5 p.
[Concerns negotiations with the Weekly Home Journalto get one of Lucy's stories published, also attempts to publish some of her own works.]
Phoebe Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. Apr 26ALS, 5 p.
[Concerning argument with Whitelaw Reidabout the "perfectly contemptible tone of the Tribunetoward women's rights."]
Alice Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. May 18ALS, 3 p.
[Mentions Sunday night social gathering at the Cary home, also mentions Alice Cary's recent illness.]
[ Phoebe Cary] to "My dear child"n.y. May 21AL, 4 p.
[Mentions Sunday night's guests; her note of apology to Whitelaw Reidconcerning a dispute over women's rights; and sending a story to Galaxyand to Weekly Home Journalfor review.]
[ Phoebe Cary] to Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. Jun 16AL, 4 p.
[Discusses plans for a wedding and other social events.]
Phoebe Caryto "My dear sister"n.y. Jul 8ALS, 3 p.
[Mentions Elmina's failing health, possible travel plans, and a repeated marriage proposal.]
Alice Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. Aug 5ALS, 4 p.
[Sent Lucy's stories to Repositoryand Harpersfor review.] fragmentary
Phoebe Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.y. [Oct 13]ALS, 3 p.
[Mentions plans for a trip to the country.]
Phoebe Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.d.ALS, 4 p.
[Discusses the renovation of a house and the ill health of Lucy's mother.]
Phoebe Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.d.ALS, 2 p.
[Writes to assure Lucy that an article in the Home Journalwas not intended as a criticism of her work.]
Alice Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.d.ALS, 3 p.
[Discusses poor pay for being published and plans to take in lodgers in the fall; also mentions attempts to have stories published in various magazines.]
Alice Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.d.ALS, 4 p.
[Mentions an article concerning Lucy in the Home Journal, her own health and the condition of Lucy's mother, and plans to visit James Cooper. ]
Alice Caryto Lucy [Carnahan]n.d.ALS, 4 p.
[Discusses publication of "Elizabeth's Heifer" in the November edition of Harper'sand the possible publication of Lucy's story in Demorest's. ]
Alice Caryto unknownn.d.ALS, 2 p.
[Concerning a death in the family.] fragmentary
Alice Caryto unknownn.d.ALS, 5 p.
[Concerning a promise made to Susan B. Anthonyto write for the Revolution. ]
[ Phoebe Cary] to Lucy [Carnahan]n.d.AL, 5 p.
[Discusses her attendance of poetry readings and social functions.] fragmentary
- Alice Cary
- Charles F. Deems
- H. W. Parker
- Horace Greeley
- James Cooper
- John Greenleaf Whitter
- Lucy [Carnahan]
- Phoebe Cary
- Susan B. Anthony
- Susan Cary
- Whitelaw Reid