A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6978-c
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Processed by: Penny Weiss
Date Completed: 1997
Encoded by: Elizabeth Slomba
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Collection is open to research.
Deposit, 1964 May 25
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
"Our spirits seem to me as wines ..." by Alice Cary1855 MarAMsS, 1 p.
"Adelied" by Alice Caryn.d.AMsS, 1 p.
"Uncertainty" by Phoebe Caryn.d.AMsS, 1 p.
"Alas" by Phoebe Caryn.d.AMsS, 1 p.
[in folder with newspaper clippings under Miscellaneous]
Alice Caryto Mr. Foster1860 Dec 21ALS, 2 p.
[Explanation that ill health of others for whom she had to care prevented her from writing.]
Alice Caryto "My dear friend"1862 Mar 6ALS, 2 p.
[Mentions death of friend General [Frederick West] Lander, whose life she characterizes as a "brilliant failure."]
Alice Caryto Richard Henry Stoddard1866 Oct 21ALS, 1 p.
[Compliments his poems and advises him to "stick to what you see and know and feel" as topics for poetry.]
Phoebe Caryto "My dear friend"1869 Feb 25ALS, 3 p.
[Is compiling a hymn book with Rev. Dr. Charles F. Deems. ]
Phoebe Caryto Emily [Hartley]1870 Aug 21ALS, 3 p.
[Doing some editing-work; took Emily's ms to a publishing house.]
Alice Caryto Eddie (nephew)n.y. Apr 18ALS, 3 p.
[Writing for the Ledgerand visit from [John Greenleaf] Whittier; her new book is selling well and she mentions plans to publish her poetry in the winter.]
Phoebe Caryto Mrs. McKayen.y. Apr 21ALS, 1 p.
[Complies with request for an autograph.]
Phoebe Caryto Mr. Leavern.y. Jul 20ALS, 1 p.
[Encloses poems for possible public ation, their prices, and return addresses. Also note, possibly by Leaver, which indicates that the poems were not accepted.]
Phoebe Caryto Edwin (nephew)n.y. Sep 27ALS, 3 p.
[Information from Mr. Owen about private European school "Hofwyl."]
Phoebe Caryto [Richard Watson] Gildern.y. Nov 6ALS, 1 p.
[Encloses poem by Charles Deemsfor review by Hours at Home. ]
Alice Caryto Emily Hartleyn.y. Nov 19ALS, 4 p.
[Encourages Emily to send her articles for children on Africato Riversidemagazine.]
Alice Caryto [James Ripley] Osgoodn.d.ALS, 2 p.
[Asks to have her books sent to Clark, Waggoner & Sonand Thurlow Weed, where she hopes they will receive favorable reviews.]
Phoebe Caryto Mr. Fostern.d.ALS, 1 p.
[Regrets unable to see him due to Alice's ill health and the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Trillis.]
"Anonymous" ( Phoebe Cary) to [ Charles Force Deems]n.d.ALS, 3 p.
[Offers advice on Deems' poetry. Explanatory note on verso by Deems.]
Alice Caryby J. A. J. Wilsonn.d.Engraving
Alice Cary"from a daguerreotype from life" with same engraving titled, "Miss Alice Cary, first president of Sorosis" by Johnson, Wilson & Co., Publishers, N.Y.n.d.Engraving
Phoebe Cary, Brady's, National Photographic Galleries, Broadway & 10th St. N.Y.n.d.Original photograph and two engravings
Engraving of Phoebe Caryn.d.Engraving
Newsclippings in bound volume include: Poems by Phoebe Cary, "Thou and I" "A poetic tribute to Susan B. Anthonyat her 50th birthday," "Peace," "Nearer Home," "Prayer," and "The Christian's Evening Tide." Several obituary notices of both Alice Caryand Phoebe Caryand an item entitled, "Pleasant Evenings: Reminiscences of the Cary Sisters." Bound volume also includes AMsS for "Alas"14 newspaper clippings
- Alice Cary
- Charles Deems
- Charles F. Deems
- Charles Force Deems
- Emily Hartley
- Emily [Hartley]
- J. A. J. Wilson
- Phoebe Cary
- Richard Henry Stoddard
- Susan B. Anthony
- Thurlow Weed
- [Frederick West] Lander
- [James Ripley] Osgood
- [John Greenleaf] Whittier
- [Richard Watson] Gilder