A Guide to the Ann Sophia Stephens Collection Stephens, Ann Sophia. 8532

A Guide to the Ann Sophia Stephens Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 8532


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

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University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
Ann Sophia Stephens Collection 1836-1884
7 items

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Ann Sophia Stephens Collection, Accession 8532, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 1963 Dec. 17 ] 1967 Feb. 24

Funding Note

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Ann Sophia Stephens
  • Ann Sopia Stephens
  • Anna Cora Ritchie
  • Bellamy Storer
  • George Pope Morris
  • Joseph L. Carels
  • William Davis Gallagher

Item Listing

  • Poem beginning: "Your Thought, Glorious Thought . .. "
    [1884] Oct 15
    AMsS, 1 p.
  • Facsimile of poem "Lines presented to Ethel [sic] Town, Esq." with etching of Ann Sopia Stephens pasted on.
    [1873] Jul 10
    AMsS, 1 p.
  • Ann Sophia Stephens to Bellamy Storer
    1836 May
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Describes a planned book on the history of American Literature. Hopes he will contribute to the book. Sends a set of magazines. William Davis Gallagher from the Cincinnati Mirror is mentioned.]

  • Ann Sophia Stephens to Joseph L. Carels
    1857 Dec
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Stephens sends him the only autograph of a famous person she has in her possession at the time. Promises others in the future.]

  • Ann Sophia Stephens to Anna Cora Ritchie
    1860 Jun 5
    ALS, 2 p. w/env

    [Cannot lecture in the near future because of Mr. Day's health. Sends condolences concerning her father. Mentions a friend who has set up business in Mrs. Ritchie's town. Suggests that Mrs. R. and her friends should patronize the business.]

  • Ann Sophia Stephens to [ George Pope Morris ]
    n. d. Dec 21
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Returns some books borrowed from Morris. Would like to keep his own novels a little longer. Sends kindest regards to Mrs. Morris.]

  • Joseph L. Carels , Lebanon, Tennessee