A Guide to the Rufus Wilmot Griswold Collection Griswold, Rufus Wilmot. 7104-a

A Guide to the Rufus Wilmot Griswold Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7104-a


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7104-a
Title
Rufus Wilmot Griswold Collection 1841-1846
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

Rufus Wilmot Griswold Collection, Accession 7104-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 1963 December 17] 1964 July 23

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Letters
  • Rufus Wilmot Griswoldto James Kirke Paulding
    1841 October 1
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Requests additional poems and biographical information to be included in a proposed new collection to be titled The Poets and Poetry of America. ]

  • Rufus Wilmot Griswoldto George Roberts
    1841 November 1
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Recommends that George B. Leiberbecome the new agent in Philadelphiafor the [Boston] Notion. ]

  • Rufus Wilmot Griswoldto Edwin Percy Whipple
    [ca. 1846] November 15
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Discusses current literary projects and requests assistance in obtaining pamphlet by [Orestes] Brownsonand in writing a brief sketch on [Francis] Bowenincluding Coleridgism, Emersonism, transcendentalism--"a retrospect of philosophy in the United States. " Also mentions [William Gilmore] Simms, Edgar Allan Poeand [Joel Tyler] Headley. ]

  • Rufus Wilmot Griswoldto [Spencer Fullerton] Baird
    n.d.
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Concerns summer travels of friends and himself. Writes scathingly of "the learned Blacksmith" ( Elilu Burritt), William Hewittsand Mary Hewitt. ]

Prints
  • Portrait of Rufus Wilmot Griswoldby "Burt"
    n.d.
    Print

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Edwin Percy Whipple
  • Elilu Burritt
  • George B. Leiber
  • George Roberts
  • James Kirke Paulding
  • Mary Hewitt
  • Rufus Wilmot Griswold
  • William Hewitts
  • [Francis] Bowen
  • [Joel Tyler] Headley
  • [Orestes] Brownson
  • [Spencer Fullerton] Baird
  • [William Gilmore] Simms