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Frank Jewett Mather Autograph Collection

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Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Mather, Frank Jewett, 1868-1953

Frank Jewett Mather (1868-1953) was an American art critic and professor of art and archaeology at Princeton University.

The collection consists primarily of letters and autograph copies of parts of manuscripts of 19th-century English and American poets and novelists collected by Mather. Included are the manuscript notes (undated) for a sermon in the hand of Cotton Mather and an opinion by Francis Scott Key regarding the articles of association for the Geo-Town Importing & Exporting Company. Other notables represented in the collection are Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Hardy, Washington Irving, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, and Edgar Allen Poe. There is also a box of Photostats of the material.

No acquisition information is currently available for this collection.

An alphabetical list (10 pp.) of names in the collection is available in the Dept.

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Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013.

Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2008
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Frank Jewett Mather Autograph Album, 1700-1900. 1 volume.
Arrangement

There appears to be no arrangement.

Scope and Contents

For a description of the contents of the album, see the inventory provided for the Photostats.

Physical Description

1 volume

Scope and Contents

Includes Photostats of the contents of Mather's autograph album.

Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Physical Description

1 box

Contents of Mather Collection, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Unidentified Letters, E.S.P.N. to Miss Ely, A. Ms. Poem signed W.O., 1900 September 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Agassiz, Louis, D.S. Receipt to Ticknor and Fields for $200, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Alcott, Louisa May, A.L.S. to Dr. Erichsen, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, A. Ms. S. Poem, "To Hafiz", undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Andersen, Hans Christian, A. Ms. S. Poem, "In memory of beautiful August days...," Written for Fanny Varnow, 1841 March. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Boncroft, George, A.L.S. to "Dear Sir," Newport, 1856 August 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Barr, Robert, A.L.S. to "My Dear Miss Isabel," Surrey, 1900 December 14. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Brady, Cyrus Townsend, A.L.S. to H.S. Haskins, Philadelphia, 1900 May 9. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Brontë, Charlotte, A.L.S. to "My Dear Ellen", undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, A.S.S. to Mr. Mathews, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Browning, Robert, A.L.S. to Mr. Conway, Upper Westbourne Terrace, 1863 October 23. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Bruce, Wallace, A.L.S. to Mr. Brown, Brooklyn, 1894 September 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Bryant, William Cullen, A.L.S to Theseus A. Cheney, Roslyn, Long Island, 1864 August 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Collins, Wilkie, 1882. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Craik, D.M., A.L.S. to Editors of Bazar, 1875 August 16. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Curtis, George William, A.L.S. to Mr. Nast; A.L.S. to Mr. Hone, Ashfield, Massachusetts, 1865 August 6-1870 September 5. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dickins, Charles, A.L.S. to Albang Fonblanque, Kent, 1859 July 23. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dona, Richard Henry [c. 1851], A.L.S, Philadelphia, circa 1851 April 10. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dowden, Edward, A.L.S. to "Dear Sir," Dublin, 1896 December 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Doyle, Arthur Conan, A.L.S. to "Dear Sir," Bushvilla, 1889 August 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Du Chaillou, Paul, A.L.S. to "My Dear Gertrude," Chicago, 1897 December 17. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dunbar, Paul Laurence, A.L.S. to Isabel Dunbar Sutphen, Washington, 1898 January 10. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Eliot, Charles W., A.L.S. to D. E. Ware, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1879 April 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, A.L.S. to Mr. Conway, Concord, 1860 July 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Fiske, John, A.L.S. to William Dean Howells, Cambridge, 1898 January 8. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Franklin, Benjamin, A.L.S. to Susanna Wright, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Gilman, Daniel Coit, A.L.S. to "My Dear Sir," Baltimore, 1897 March 9. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hall, Charles Cuthbert, A.L.S. to Frank Jewett Mather, Brooklyn, 1897 March 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Halleck, Fitz-Greene, A.L.S. to Thesus A. Cheney, Connecticut, 1864 July 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hardy, Thomas, A.L.S., About the Dramatic Production of Tess of the d'Ubervilles, South Kensington, 1896 May 31. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Harris, Joel Chandler, A.L.S. to "My Dear Osgood," Atlanta, 1885 January 5. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hawkins, Anthony H., A.L.S. to "Mr. Carryl," New York, 1898 January 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, A.L.S. to John C. Revès, Liverpool, 1854 June 20. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Holland, Joshua G., A.L.S. to Redpath & Hall, New York, 1872 August 31. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, A. Ms. S. Poem, Verse from "The Last Leaf," Boston, 1890 February 11. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hopkins, Mark, A.L.S. to L.J. Ast, Williams College, 1862 February 7. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Howells, William Dean, A.L.S., Concerns Holding his Mail, A. Ms. Poem "Thanksgiving," Paris, 1805 November-1897 October 15. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hughes, Thomas, A.L.S. to "Dear Conway", 1873 July 19. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hugo, Victor, Autograph Signature and Seven Lines, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Irving, Washington, A.L.S. to George Harvey, Sunnyside, 1851 August. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Jackson, Helen Hunt, A.L.S., Los Angeles, 1883 January 13. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Key, Francis Scott, A. Ms. S. Opinion on the Articles of Association of the George Town Importing and Exporting Co., Georgetown, 1815 December 19. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Lewes, George Henry, A.L.S. to Robert Browning, 16 Blanford Square, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Longfellow, Henry W., A.L.S. to Mr. Osgood, Cambridge, 1872 February 9. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Lowell, James Russell, A.L.S. to Mr. Conway, London, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

MacDonald, George, A.L.S. to Redpath and Hall, Hammersmith W., 1871 July 20. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Maeterlinck, Maurice, A. Ms. S. One Page Quotation with English Translation, 1899 December 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Mather, Cotton, A. Ms. Outline of Sermon entitled "Fiery Darts Quenched", undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Mather, Frank Jewett, Three Acknowledgements for Books Sent to British Libraries, 1897 May. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Mitchell, Daniel G., A.L.S. to Wm. H. Rideing, Edgewood, 1890 October 29. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Mitchell, Weir, A.L.S. to "My Dear Alden," Bar Harbor, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Moody, William Vaughan, A.L.S. to H.S. Stone, Cambridge, 1895 February 26. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Norton, Charles Eliot, A.L.S. to Mr. March, Ashfield, 1893 August 3. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nutley, J.L., A.L.S. to Mr. Conway, 17 Arlington Street, 1870 July 23. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ossali, Sarah Margaret (Fuller), to William Emerson, Cambridge, 1843 November 8. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Pademe, F., A.L.S., Invitation to Evening Gathering, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Page, Thomas Nelson, A.N., Washington, D.C., 1899 May 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Parker, Gilbert, A.L.S. to "My Dear Stoddart Herts," England, 1893 March 12. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Payne, John Howard, A.L.S. to Robert Tyler, 1842 February 5. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poe, Edgar Allan, A.L.S. to Messrs. Carey & Hart, Richmond, 1835 January 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Prescott, William H., A.L.S. to Mrs. Holland, Beacon Street, 1852 June 4. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ropes, John C., A.L.S. to General Porter, Boston, 1897 September 23. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Scott, Walter, A.L.S. to "My Dear Sir," Abbotsford, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Stanley, Henry M., A.L.S. to James R. Osgood, Longhand Hotel, 1874 April 25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Stevenson, Robert Louis, A.L.S. to "Dear Sir," Samoa, 1894 February. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Stuart, Ruth McE., A.L.S. to Mr. White, West Hampton, L.I., 1894 September 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Thackeray, William Makepeace, A.N. Initialed on Back of Envlope to David Roberts, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Thoreau, Henry D., A.L.S. to "My Dear Cousin," Concord, 1861 November 15. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Trollope, Anthony, A.L.S. to Mr. Leland, 39 Montagu Square, 1878 November 4. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ward, Mary A., 2 A.L.S. to her Publishers, 1899 September 27-1899 October 14. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Wescott, E.N., A.L.S. to Levi C. Lathrop, Syracuse, 1895 November 2. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Weyman, Stanley J., A.L.S. to a Publisher, 1895 August 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, A. Ms. S. One Verse of a Poem, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Wilkins, Mary E., A.N.S., Randolph, Massachusetts, 1897 October 28. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, A.L.S. to "Dear Aldrich," Idlewild, 1857 April 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Zangwill, Israel, A.L.S. to Harper & Bros., Kilburn, 1898 August 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

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