A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7729
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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.
Deposit, 1964 Nov 11
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto C. C. Shackford1860 Oct 19ALS, 1 p.
[Will give lecture if his schedule permits.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto "My Dear Sir"1865 Oct 22ALS, 1 p.
[Declines invitation to lecture because of prior commitment.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Edward DeForest1867 Sep 18ALS, 1 p.
[Gives lecture schedule.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Mr. Rich1867 Oct 1ALS, 1 p.
[Proposes the title "The Woman Question" for an upcoming lecture.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Thomas Dana1870 Jun 7ALS, 1 p.
[Has no plans to lecture this season; may change his mind.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Henry Howard1873 Mar 5ALS, 1 p.
[Congratulates him on election as governor of Rhode Island; appreciates Howard's remarks on his novel, Arthur Bonnicastle. ]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen1875 Aug 12ALS, 1 p.
[Regrets he has no photograph to send; promises to send one later.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Col. George E. Waring, Jr.1876 Feb 2ALS, 2 p.
[Says lost gloves not his; may belong to Col. [Thomas Wentworth] Higginsonor Mr. Ayer; does not believe [Bret] Harte's book sold for $10,000.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen1876 May 26ALS, 1 p.
[Declines to send an old poem for publication; does not have the strength to write a new one.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen1876 Oct 16ALS, 1 p.
[Will send letter from [Richard Watson] Gilderregarding stories submitted by Boyesen.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto "Dear Sir"1877 Mar 27ALS, 1 p.
[Declines invitation to lecture.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen1877 Apr 20ALS, 1 p.
[Says Clemens Petersenwishes to write a paper on Bjornsen; asks if this will interfere with his plans.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen1878 Jan 30ALS, 1 p.
[Suggests an illustrated article on the educational life of European universities.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Will C. Pershing1878 Feb 11ALS, 1 p. w/env
[Declines an invitation to write for Pershing's magazine because of his own duties to his own magazine.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen1878 Feb 25ALS, 1 p.
[Says Scribner's Monthlyis interested in [Boyesen's] "A Daughter of the Philistines."]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto "Dear Sir"1879 Jan 24ALS, 1 p.
[Remarks that he and [Richard Watson] Gildercannot understand the last lines of material submitted; asks him to look it over again.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto "Dear Sir"1880 Feb 21ALS, 2 p.
[Has seen Mrs. Conyer; praises her hard work and successful experiment.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Williams1880 May 4ALS, 1 p.
[Congratulates him on his article entitled "The Government of Large Cities"; praises its moral insight and moral earnestness.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto [Richard Watson] Gilder1880 Jun 12ALS, 2 p.
[Gives his opinion of Walt Whitman; belittles him and his talent as a poet; comments that Mrs. Thaxter's fever is strong.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto [Richard Watson] Gilder1880 Sep 19ALS, 3 p.
[Likes Stedman's work on Walt Whitmanbecause of its critical view of the subject; calls Whitman's art a "monster" and a "bastard"; does not believe he made a contribution to American literature; compares him unfavorably to other American literary figures such as Poe, Longfellow, Lowell, Whittier, and Stedman.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Admiral [George Henry] Preble1881 Oct 10ALS, 1 p.
[Politely refuses to publish his book.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto William B[uell] Spraguen.y. Sep 4ALS, 2 p.
[Will print his pamphlet; insists it be done in Springfield; dislikes having a local print job done at a firm a hundred miles away.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Mrs. Footen.d.ALS, 1 p.
[Declines invitation to visit because his wife is sick.]
Josiah Gilbert Hollandto Mr. Marvinn.d.ANS, 1 p.
[Reports that his own story, "Mistress of the Manse," is now ready to be printed.]
- C. C. Shackford
- Clemens Petersen
- Edward DeForest
- George E. Waring, Jr.
- Henry Howard
- Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
- Josiah Gilbert Holland
- Thomas Dana
- Walt Whitman
- Will C. Pershing
- William B[uell] Sprague
- [Bret] Harte
- [George Henry] Preble
- [Richard Watson] Gilder
- [Richard Watson] Gilder
- [Thomas Wentworth] Higginson