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Letters to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward [manuscript] 1878-1893

Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Format
Book
Language
English
Variant Title
Oliver Wendell Holmes letter
Summary
Holmes writes to Mrs. Ward critiquing her writing, and discussing her health, his health, his writing and college lectures, his family, and social life.
Topics include spontaneous recovery from paralysis, a celebration at which Phillips Brooks was present, visits with each other, Edwin Arnold's poetry, John Greenleaf Whittier, a death in her family, her marriage, the deaths of his son Edward Jackson and daughter Amelia Sargent, his wife's deteriorating mental health and death, refusal to be interviewed for McClure's magazine, and his hopes for the Congress of All Religions at the Chicago World's Fair.
Bound with the letters are engravings of Holmes, Phillips Brooks, George William Curtis, James Russell Lowell, and John Greenleaf Whittier.
Description
1 v. (58 letters)
Cite as
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Letters, 1878-1893, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #5645-e, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
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