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Papers of John Burroughs [manuscript] 1856-1943.

Burroughs, John
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
There are 71 manuscripts or portions by Burroughs including "Breath of Life," "A Critical Glance into Darwin," "Emerson and his Journals," "Gospel of Nature," "Hazards of the Past," "Hepatica," "A Hunt for the Nightingale," "The Last Harvest," "Leaf and Tendril," "The Long Road," "The New Materialism," "Noon of Science," and "Pepacton."
Also "The Phantoms Behind Us," "President Roosevelt as a Nature Lover and Observer," "The Return," "Riverby," "Science and Literature," "Time and Change," "Under the Apple Trees," "Waiting," and "Ways of Nature." There are also three manuscripts about Burroughs by others.
The correspondence of Burroughs discusses his daily life; sitting for artists; health; writing; travels; visitors; marriage and family; car; homes; philosophy of writing, life and economics; feelings about Germany and World War I; auto camping trips with Thomas A. Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford; and his death.
Other topics discussed include nature; the weather; England; the Harriman Expedition to Alaska; locusts; travel in North America in 1870; Scotland; and "nature fakers" particularly Henry H. Cross, William J. Long, Ernest Thompson Seton, Abbott H. Thayer and Henry W. Warren.
People discussed include Clara Barrus, Henri Bergson, Julian Burroughs, Ursula North Burroughs, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Ernest Ingersoll, John Jay Knox, Edgar Lee Masters, John Muir, Cartaino Sciarrino Pietro, Archibald Roosevelt, Quentin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Orlando Rouland, Eugene A. Rowland, Alfred H. Sellers, Henry D. Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Woodrow Wilson, and William Winter.
Of special interest are a 1909 friendship calendar with autograph entries by several contemporary authors; 53 birthday greetings to Burroughs on his 70th birthday; an autograph agreement to take a camping trip signed by Burroughs, Clara Burrus, the Thomas A. Edisons, the Henry Fords, and the Harvey S. Firestones; and a lock of Burroughs' hair.
There are also biographical sketches of Burroughs; photographs of oil paintings by Orlando Rouland; sketches by Rouland, E.M. Allen and Myron Beecher Benton; photographs of Burroughs; printed articles by and about him; brochures; postcards; and a John Burroughs Nature Calendar.
Description
504 items.
Cite as
John Burroughs Papers, 1856-1943, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #6179-a through 6179-r, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Biographical Note
American author and naturalist.
Technical Details
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    a| There are 71 manuscripts or portions by Burroughs including "Breath of Life," "A Critical Glance into Darwin," "Emerson and his Journals," "Gospel of Nature," "Hazards of the Past," "Hepatica," "A Hunt for the Nightingale," "The Last Harvest," "Leaf and Tendril," "The Long Road," "The New Materialism," "Noon of Science," and "Pepacton."
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    a| Also "The Phantoms Behind Us," "President Roosevelt as a Nature Lover and Observer," "The Return," "Riverby," "Science and Literature," "Time and Change," "Under the Apple Trees," "Waiting," and "Ways of Nature." There are also three manuscripts about Burroughs by others.
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    a| The correspondence of Burroughs discusses his daily life; sitting for artists; health; writing; travels; visitors; marriage and family; car; homes; philosophy of writing, life and economics; feelings about Germany and World War I; auto camping trips with Thomas A. Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford; and his death.
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    a| Other topics discussed include nature; the weather; England; the Harriman Expedition to Alaska; locusts; travel in North America in 1870; Scotland; and "nature fakers" particularly Henry H. Cross, William J. Long, Ernest Thompson Seton, Abbott H. Thayer and Henry W. Warren.
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    a| People discussed include Clara Barrus, Henri Bergson, Julian Burroughs, Ursula North Burroughs, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Ernest Ingersoll, John Jay Knox, Edgar Lee Masters, John Muir, Cartaino Sciarrino Pietro, Archibald Roosevelt, Quentin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Orlando Rouland, Eugene A. Rowland, Alfred H. Sellers, Henry D. Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Woodrow Wilson, and William Winter.
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    a| Of special interest are a 1909 friendship calendar with autograph entries by several contemporary authors; 53 birthday greetings to Burroughs on his 70th birthday; an autograph agreement to take a camping trip signed by Burroughs, Clara Burrus, the Thomas A. Edisons, the Henry Fords, and the Harvey S. Firestones; and a lock of Burroughs' hair.
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    a| There are also biographical sketches of Burroughs; photographs of oil paintings by Orlando Rouland; sketches by Rouland, E.M. Allen and Myron Beecher Benton; photographs of Burroughs; printed articles by and about him; brochures; postcards; and a John Burroughs Nature Calendar.
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    a| John Burroughs Papers, 1856-1943, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #6179-a through 6179-r, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| American author and naturalist.
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    a| Exhibited September 8, 2017 - January 22, 2018 -- John Burroughs: In Letters & Art, Small Special Collections Library -- Items #284, #225, #221.1, #288.1, Art #87 MSS 6179-r portrait, #329, #232, #476, #248, #230, #492, #234, #209, #264, #4, #479, #169
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    a| Bergson, Henri, d| 1859-1941.
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    a| Burroughs, John, d| 1837-1921.
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    a| Burroughs, John, d| 1837-1921 v| Portraits.
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    a| Burroughs, Julian, d| 1878-1954.
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    a| Burroughs, Ursula North, d| 1836-1917.
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    a| Cross, Henry H., d| 1837-1918.
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    a| Edison, Thomas A. q| (Thomas Alva), d| 1847-1931.
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    a| Firestone, Harvey Samuel, d| 1868-1938.
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    a| Ford, Henry, d| 1863-1947.
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    a| Garland, Hamlin, d| 1860-1940.
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    a| Howells, William Dean, d| 1837-1920.
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    a| Ingersoll, Ernest, d| 1852-1946.
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    a| Knox, John Jay, d| 1828-1892.
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    a| Long, William J. q| (William Joseph), d| 1867-1952.
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    a| Masters, Edgar Lee, d| 1868-1950.
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    a| Muir, John, d| 1838-1914.
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    a| Pietro, Cartaino Sciarrino, d| 1886-1918.
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    a| Roosevelt, Archibald Bulloch, d| 1894-1979.
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    a| Roosevelt, Quentin, d| 1897-1918.
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    a| Roosevelt, Theodore, d| 1858-1919.
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    a| Rouland, Orlando, d| 1871-1945.
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    a| Rowland, Eugene A., d| d.1911.
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    a| Sellers, Alfred Harrold, d| d. 1911.
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    a| Seton, Ernest Thompson, d| 1860-1946.
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    a| Thayer, Abbott Handerson, d| 1849-1921.
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    a| Thoreau, Henry David, d| 1817-1862.
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    a| Warren, Henry White, d| 1831-1912.
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    a| Whitman, Walt, d| 1819-1892.
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    a| Wilson, Woodrow, d| 1856-1924.
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    a| Winter, William, d| 1836-1917.
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    a| Harriman Alaska Expedition d| (1899)
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    a| Automobile travel z| United States x| History.
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    a| Birthdays.
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    a| Locusts.
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    a| Natural history z| United States.
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    a| Nature study z| United States.
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    a| World War, 1914-1918 x| Public opinion.
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    a| Writing x| Philosophy.
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    a| Lake District (England) x| Description and travel.
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    a| North America x| Description and travel.
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    a| Slabsides (N.Y. : Estate)
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    a| Calendars. 2| aat
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    a| Correspondence. 2| aat
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    a| Pamphlets. 2| aat
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    a| Photographs. 2| aat
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    a| Postcards. 2| aat
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    a| Sketches. 2| aat
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    a| Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, d| 1836-1907 e| recipient.
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    a| Bacheller, Irving, d| 1859-1950 e| correspondent.
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    a| Barrus, Clara, d| 1864-1931, e| correspondent.
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    a| Burnett, Frances Hodgson, d| 1849-1924 e| correspondent.
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    a| Chapman, Frank M. q| (Frank Michler), d| 1864-1945 e| correspondent.
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    a| Coffin, Charles Albert, d| 1844-1926, e| correspondent.
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    a| Garland, Hamlin, d| 1860-1940 e| correspondent.
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    a| Gilder, Jeannette L. q| (Jeannette Leonard), d| 1849-1916, e| recipient.
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    a| Gilder, Richard Watson, d| 1844-1909 e| correspondent.
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    a| Howells, William Dean, d| 1837-1920 e| correspondent.
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    a| Ingersoll, Ernest, d| 1852-1946, e| correspondent.
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    a| Johnson, Robert Underwood, d| 1853-1937, e| recipient.
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    a| Kennedy, William Sloane, d| 1850-1929, e| recipient.
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    a| McClure, S. S. q| (Samuel Sidney), d| 1857-1949, e| recipient.
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    a| Markham, Edwin, d| 1852-1940, e| correspondent.
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    a| Mason, Daniel Gregory, d| 1873-1953, e| recipient.
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    a| Merwin, Samuel, d| 1874-1936 e| correspondent.
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    a| Moulton, Louise Chandler, d| 1835-1908 e| correspondent.
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    a| Roosevelt, Theodore, d| 1858-1919 e| correspondent.
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    a| Rouland, Minnie T. Dwight, e| recipient.
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    a| Rouland, Orlando, d| 1871-1945, e| recipient.
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    a| Thompson, William Boyce, d| 1869-1930, e| correspondent.
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    a| Van Dyke, Henry, d| 1852-1933 e| correspondent.
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