A Guide to the George Ripley Collection Ripley, George. 7460-a

A Guide to the George Ripley Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7460-a


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

Processed by: Carol Jones

University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
George Ripley Collection 1836-1873
6 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

George Ripley Collection, Accession 7460-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 1963 ] 11 Apr 1966

Funding Note

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • C[harles] Follen
  • E[dmund] C[larence] Stedman
  • George Ripley
  • H. Martineau
  • H. Ware
  • M. C. Credy
  • Manuel Eyre
  • Thomas Blackburne
  • William E. Robinson
  • William Ware

Item Listing

  • C[harles] Follen to George Ripley
    1836 Oct 20
    ALS w/ANS

    [Follen explains his desire to be ordained as he has taken on the duties of William Ware ; requests the Ripley preach the ordination sermon or that he contact another clergyman to do so; suggests Mr. Francis of Watertown or Mr. Stetson of Medford ; states that he would ask H. Ware , but fears for his health; mentions H. Martineau and Dr. Channing; Ripley forwards letter to Francis with ANS, 1836 Oct 22, requesting that he perform the service; expresses his willingness to participate; compliments Francis on his discourses; expresses admiration for "those noble old Englishmen" mentioned in Francis' discourses.]

  • George Ripley to My dear Parker
    1852 Jul 26
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Introduces Thomas Blackburne of London ; requests that he be given advice and assistance.]

  • George Ripley to William E. Robinson
    1854 Mar 12
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Introduces Manuel Eyre ; requests help in establishing Eyre with the Newark Press ; explains that Eyre is the agent of M. C. Credy , a promising "debutante" who is appearing at the Newark Theater . ]

  • George Ripley to Dr.[John Williamson] Palmer
    1857 Feb 3
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Praises his collection of poetry, as it combines the "choicest pieces in English and American literature" as well as more recent worthy works; expresses opinion that the volume will be a great success.]

  • George Ripley to E[dmund] C[larence] Stedman
    1873 Nov 1
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Praises his "beautiful volume" which has already been described by L. C. M.; expresses admirations for his writing; assures him the book will be well received.]

  • George Ripley to Rev. Mr.[Samuel Joseph] May
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Requests, at Judge Roger's behest, that May address a meeting the following day on the question of how the General Agent can act in way beneficial to the community.]