|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscript, document, autograph and photographs of and by Irish, English and American poets. The letters are by Samuel Austin Allibone, John Erskine, Padraic Colum, Lord Dunsany, Frances Anne Kemble, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Daniel O'Connell, Theodore Parker, and John Greenleaf Whittier. There is an a.ms.s. poem by John Quincy Adams; manuscripts by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Padraic Colum, and Daniel 0'Connell, as well as G. M. Fuller's autograph and photographs of Dunsany, Longfellow and James Russell Lowell. There is also a custom receipt signed by Nathaniel Hawthorne, an uncataloged portrait of Longfellow, and a charcoal portrait of G. K. Chesterton by Ivan Opffer
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Andrew B. Myers literary collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Corr. by Allibone, Parker, and Longfellow; John Quincy Adams ms. (poem); receipt signed by Hawthorne; photographs of Longfellow and Lowell; autograph of G. M. Fuller; portrait of Longfellow Processed JHR 02/07/90.
Erskine, John THE SHADOWED HOUR, signed Acknowledged 04/01/69.
Letter from Erskine to Coykendall, dated May 13, 1918 Acknowledged 09/24/69.
A group of items relating to Padraic Colum, including 6 letters, an a.ms. of "An Old Woman of the Roads" photograph of a bust, and a booklet by Pirie MacDonald Acknowledged 09/28/76.
Group of 9 autograph lettes by Fanny Kemble, ca. 1832-1875 Acknowledged 02/13/78.
17 letters, postcards, autograph quotation, photograph portrait and t.ms. by Padraic Colum Acknowledged 07/07/81.
OF WASHINGTON IRVING by Andrew Myers at Christ Church, Tarrytown, N.Y Acknowledged 12/07/82.
First signed and inscribed editions of Padraic Colum and other Irish writers as well as original letters by Padraic Colum and John Greenleaf Whittier Acknowledged 02/20/84.
A charcoal portrait drawing of G. K. Chesterton by Ivan Opffer Acknowledged 11/29/84.
6 letters by Lord Dunsany, 1910-1946; 6 first editions by Irish writers (Dunsay, Liam O'Flaherty, James Stephens Acknowledged 07/23/85.
14 first editions of Shane Leslie, Lady Gregory, James Stephens and other Irish writers Acknowledged 12/31/87.
A group of letters and manuscripts of Ralph Waldo Emerson (3), Padraic Colum (2), and Daniel O'Connell Acknowledged 12/20/88.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Andrew B. Myers (Columbia University, A.M., 1947, Ph.D. 1964), professor of English, Fordham University.