A Guide to the Samuel Griswold Goodrich Collection Goodrich, Samuel Griswold. 7668

A Guide to the Samuel Griswold Goodrich Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7668


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University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
Samuel Griswold Goodrich Collection 1822-1852
8 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Samuel Griswold Goodrich Collection, Accession 7668, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 17 Dec 1963 ] 2 Sep 1954

Funding Note

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • F[ranklin] Haven
  • J. Benton
  • James Gates Percival
  • Rufus Wilmot Griswold
  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  • T. J. Huntington
  • [Eliza] Leslie

Item Listing

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to James Gates Percival
    1822 Nov 27
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Discusses publication of Percival's works; advises him to avoid controversy in his writing; mentions Wiley, Cooper, and Stone.]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to Allen and Ticknor
    [1832] Aug 24
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Discusses copy for Peter Parley's Short Stories for Long Nights and its preparation for publication; mentions printer Carter, Pendleton, and [Tuttle & Sachs?] . ]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to [Eliza] Leslie
    1834 Nov 5
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Discusses his contribution to an "annual" appearing under Leslie's auspices; admires her work; mentions The Token . ]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to F[ranklin] Haven
    1839 Sep 1
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Urges him to use his influence in promoting subscriptions to Natural History in Boston ; mentions Bettis, his publisher's agent.]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to Mrs. Green
    1840 Apr 5
    ANS, 1 p.

    [Includes dated autograph signature with engraving by Bannister attached.]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to J. Benton
    1842 Sep 21
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Discusses purchase of copies of Pic'l England, Penny Cyclopedia , Penny Magazine to be used in United States magazines and history of United States . ]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to T. J. Huntington
    18[52] Mar 11
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Discusses financial affairs regarding his books, particularly an account with Huntington and Savage; mentions Scott and Driggs.]

  • Samuel Griswold Goodrich to Rufus Wilmot Griswold
    Dec 6
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Encloses waste sheets of poems to give some idea of their quality.]