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Letters of Joseph W. Harper [manuscript] 1888-1895 ca.

Harper, Joseph W
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Finding Aid Note
Annotated list available.
Summary
The collection contains a letter, 1888 February 26, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, expressing Harper's pleasure at rereading a notice of Boyesen's "Washington address" and says President Barnard would like to see it; and a letter, n.y. July 6, to Rufus Wilmot Griswold, requesting Griswold to furnish a "few examples of moral worth and greatness as exhibited by American females."
Description
2 items.
Cite as
Joseph W. Harper, Letters, 1888- 1895 ca., Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #9639, University ofVirginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Biographical Note
Son of Joseph Wesley Harper, 1801-1870, who was one of Brothers of the Harper & Brothers firm; worked for firm for approximately 45 years, as selector of primarily literary writing for last 25 years or so; trustee of Columbia University for 20 years.
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    a| Harper, Joseph W. q| (Joseph Wesley), d| 1830-1896.
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    a| Letters of Joseph W. Harper h| [manuscript] f| 1888-1895 ca.
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    a| Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
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    a| The collection contains a letter, 1888 February 26, to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, expressing Harper's pleasure at rereading a notice of Boyesen's "Washington address" and says President Barnard would like to see it; and a letter, n.y. July 6, to Rufus Wilmot Griswold, requesting Griswold to furnish a "few examples of moral worth and greatness as exhibited by American females."
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    a| Joseph W. Harper, Letters, 1888- 1895 ca., Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #9639, University ofVirginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Son of Joseph Wesley Harper, 1801-1870, who was one of Brothers of the Harper & Brothers firm; worked for firm for approximately 45 years, as selector of primarily literary writing for last 25 years or so; trustee of Columbia University for 20 years.
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    a| Annotated list available.
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    a| Barnard, Frederick A. P. q| (Frederick Augustus Porter), d| 1809-1889.
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    a| Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, d| 1848-1895.
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    a| Women heroes z| United States.
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    a| Women z| United States x| Conduct of life.
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    a| Women z| United States x| Discipline.
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    a| Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, d| 1848-1895 e| recipient.
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    a| Griswold, Rufus W. q| (Rufus Wilmot), d| 1815-1857 e| recipient.
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