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Andrew B. Myers literary collection, 1831-1946

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0912
Bib ID 4079673 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Myers, Andrew B.
Title Andrew B. Myers literary collection, 1831-1946
Physical Description 1 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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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

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Andrew B. Myers literary collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Processing Information

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.

Subject Headings

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Adams, John Quincy, 1873-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chesterton, G. K (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dunsany, Lord, 1878-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- Irish authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erskine, John, 1879-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Irish literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, Irish Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, Irish Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portraits Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Andrew B. Myers (Columbia University, A.M., 1947, Ph.D. 1964), professor of English, Fordham University.