A Guide to the George Parsons Lathrop Collection Lathrop, George Parsons. 7075

A Guide to the George Parsons Lathrop Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7075


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Collection Number
George Parsons Lathrop Collection 1872-1896
4 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

George Parsons Lathrop Collection, Accession 7075, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase 1962 Nov 29

Funding Note

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • George Parsons Lathrop
  • James D. Lynch
  • John Malone
  • Joseph Marshall Stoddart
  • Matthew Harkins
  • Walter Learned
  • William Henry Rideing
  • William Shakespeare

Item Listing

  • George Parsons Lathropto William Henry Rideing
    1888 Jan 19
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of his letter; regrets that Rideing missed the production of Elainebut speaks of a spring production in Boston; wishes he could think of something to do for the Youth's Companion, perhaps a story sometime would be best; asks Rideing to get Mr. Upham's opinion of the game "Crit"; says he and Walter Learnedmay publish it.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto Joseph Marshall Stoddart
    1889 Jun 6
    ALS, 5 p.

    [Encloses an outline of a new novel, Martha Dane, which he proposes for Lippincott's Monthly Magazine; mentions that the novel they previously discusses will be too long for the purpose; discusses his preparation to write Martha Dane, its proposed length, and its representation of his best; explains why he did not send an outline sooner and why he is not now sending the first two chapters; discusses Stoddart's contract offer and what he feels would be more reasonable; insists on the night to publish the novel in volume form after three months; says that, if Stoddart accepts these new terms, he could send copy for the whole book in six weeks to two months.]

  • George Parsons Lathropto John Malone
    1892 Apr 26
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Refers to the aftermath of a consecration ceremony, during which he was "pulled . . . thro' the crowd of 'obstructionist' women"; expresses concern over what happened to Malone in the process; encloses a notice of his forthcoming book of poems ( Days and Dreams?), and a card to the private showing of the Society of American Artists; mentions Mr. Collier, James D. Lynch. ]

  • George Parsons Lathropto John Malone
    1893 May 8
    ALS, 3 p.

    [Refers to the two of them lecturing the same evening at the Catholic Summer School of America; says, as new editor of the Providence Visitor(a Catholic weekly), that he would like a literary contribution from Malone; mentions reading Malone's paper on William Shakespeareand the Church; describes the kind of article he would like from Malone; expresses interest in publishing Malone's poem "The Boys"; mentions Player's Club, Father McMillan, Bishop Matthew Harkins. ]