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American Notables Collection: 19th and 20th Century U.S. Writers

Identifier: American Notables Collection-19th and 20th Century U.S. Writers
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of correspondence with some miscellaneous papers and documents of prominent writers, theatrical, and public figures. The earliest correspondence includes a cover letter by Elihu Burritt, a journalist and writer, submitted to the New York Ledger in 1862 related to an article written by him on time spent with Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859). It also includes a play written by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879) in 1851 titled “Good for Nothing: a comedy in one...
Dates: 1831 - 1992

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