Item Details

Papers of Herman Melville [manuscript] 1814 (1847-1890) 1975.

Melville, Herman; Chappell, Warren; Naar, Constance
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
The collection contains manuscripts of Milan Cathedral, and Camoens, and a quotation from Charles Fenno Hoffman's Monterey. Correspondence discusses his writing, family, friends, lectures, ancestry, reading, the Civil War and New York City. Of special interest are a letter from Augustus Platt Van Schaick in Rio de Janeiro in 1847 and three letters from Gansevoort Melville regarding the campaign of 1844 in Tennessee and Kentucky. There are also 80 illustrations, ca. 1975 by Warren Chappell for Moby Dick and a signed portrait print, 1930, of Melville by Constance Naar. Correspondents include William E. Cramer, George William Curtis, Havelock Ellis, John Murray, John Williamson Palmer, & Charles Warren Stoddard.
Description
107 items.
Cite as
Herman Melville Papers, 1814 (1847-1890) 1975, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #6252-a through 6252-g, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Technical Details
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    a| Melville, Herman, d| 1819-1891.
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    a| Papers of Herman Melville h| [manuscript] f| 1814 (1847-1890) 1975.
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    a| The collection contains manuscripts of Milan Cathedral, and Camoens, and a quotation from Charles Fenno Hoffman's Monterey. Correspondence discusses his writing, family, friends, lectures, ancestry, reading, the Civil War and New York City. Of special interest are a letter from Augustus Platt Van Schaick in Rio de Janeiro in 1847 and three letters from Gansevoort Melville regarding the campaign of 1844 in Tennessee and Kentucky. There are also 80 illustrations, ca. 1975 by Warren Chappell for Moby Dick and a signed portrait print, 1930, of Melville by Constance Naar. Correspondents include William E. Cramer, George William Curtis, Havelock Ellis, John Murray, John Williamson Palmer, & Charles Warren Stoddard.
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    a| Herman Melville Papers, 1814 (1847-1890) 1975, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #6252-a through 6252-g, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Butler, William Orlando, d| 1791-1880.
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    a| Cass, Lewis, d| 1782-1866.
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    1
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    a| Catron, John, d| approximately 1786-1865
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    1
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    a| Dallas, George Mifflin, d| 1792-1864.
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    a| Jackson, Andrew, d| 1814-
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    a| McDuffie, George, d| 1790-1851.
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    a| Melville, Herman, d| 1819-1891.
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    1
    0
    a| Melville, Herman, d| 1819-1891 v| Illustrations.
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    1
    0
    a| Owsley, William, d| 1782-1862.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Pickens, F. W. q| (Francis Wilkinson), d| 1805-1869.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Polk, James K. q| (James Knox), d| 1795-1849.
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    1
    0
    a| Shaw, Lemuel, d| 1781-1861.
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    1
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    a| Thompson, William, d| 1811-1880.
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    1
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    a| Van Buren, Martin, d| 1782-1862.
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    a| Walker, Robert John, d| 1801-1869.
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    a| Gansevoort family.
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    a| Melville family.
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    0
    a| Bank of the United States (1816-1836)
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    a| Democratic Party (U.S.)
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    2
    0
    a| Jesuits z| Brazil.
    610
    2
    0
    a| Whig Party (U.S.) z| Tennessee.
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    0
    a| Atlantic monthly.
    630
    0
    0
    a| Nashville union.
    630
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    0
    a| Southern reformer.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1844.
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    a| Wine x| Commerce.
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    a| Kentucky x| Politics and government y| 1792-1865.
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    a| Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) x| Description and travel.
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    a| Tennessee x| Politics and government y| To 1865.
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    a| United States x| History y| War of 1812 x| Prisoners and prisons.
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    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 x| Medical care.
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    a| Chappell, Warren, d| 1904-1991
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    1
    2
    a| Cramer, William E., d| 1817-1905, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Curtis, George William, d| 1824-1892 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Ellis, Havelock, d| 1859-1939 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Melville, Gansevoort, d| 1815-1846, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
    2
    a| Melville, Herman, d| 1819-1891 t| Camoens.
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    1
    2
    a| Melville, Herman, d| 1819-1891 t| Milan cathedral.
    700
    1
    2
    a| Melville, Herman, d| 1819-1891. t| Typee.
    700
    1
      
    a| Murray, John, d| 1808-1892, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Naar, Constance.
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    a| Palmer, John Williamson, d| 1825-1906, e| correspondent.
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    a| Stoddard, Charles Warren, d| 1843-1909 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Van Schaick, Augustus Platt, d| 1822-1847, e| correspondent.
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    a| MSS 6252-a through 6252-g w| ALPHANUM i| X004985142 l| BARR-VAULT m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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