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American and English Literary and Historical Papers Collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1832-1953.

Goethals, George W
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
Charles Gounod letter : in French
Finding Aid Note
Annotated list available.
Summary
Material collected by Hench, some as an autograph collection and others for use in his classes at the University of Virginia with examples of various periods.
Modern autographs collected by Hench include letters by associates of Edgar Allan Poe; Civil War letters; papers relating to Virginia history; correspondence of writers and politicians, particularly from the Victorian era; and other miscellaneous correspondence with literary or histocial interest.
Letters of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884) and Charles J. Faulkner (1847-1929) to Robert Tyler, Henry Alexander Wise and others discuss Virginia and West Virginia politics and routine matters of patronage.
A William Faulkner file contains correspondence with Perrin H. Lowrey, 1953, regarding Faulker's visit to the Southern Writer's Conference in 1931, and Hench's notes on Faulkner's behavior at a house party.
Letters of F. J. Furnivall to Robert Browning and others discuss publication of a cheap edition of Browning, a photogravure of Browning,and his dictionary work.
Letters of Thomas Walker Gilmer to Joseph Grinnell and others discuss taking a case to President Tyler, Virginia politics and a speech on the Tariff of 1844.
Single letters of interest include Fohn Forsyth on a Jefferson birthday celebration; James Anthony Froude to James Russell Lowell on meeting Max Muller; Ellen Glasgow sending thanks for an invitation; Carter Glass sending thanks; Parke Godwin on schooling his children; Josiah Gorgas ordering leather; Charles Gounoud (20th century copy); and Percy Grainger thanking Katte Riggs for a note.
The collection also contains autographs of Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman and Rufus W. Griswold; and a special order from George Washington Goethals.
Description
circa 37 items.
Cite as
Atcheson L. Hench Collection of Modern American and English Literary and Historical Papers, Accession #6435, 6435-a Series II :F-G, 1832-191-53, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English at University of Virginia.
Technical Details
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    a| Material collected by Hench, some as an autograph collection and others for use in his classes at the University of Virginia with examples of various periods.
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    a| Modern autographs collected by Hench include letters by associates of Edgar Allan Poe; Civil War letters; papers relating to Virginia history; correspondence of writers and politicians, particularly from the Victorian era; and other miscellaneous correspondence with literary or histocial interest.
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    a| Letters of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884) and Charles J. Faulkner (1847-1929) to Robert Tyler, Henry Alexander Wise and others discuss Virginia and West Virginia politics and routine matters of patronage.
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    a| A William Faulkner file contains correspondence with Perrin H. Lowrey, 1953, regarding Faulker's visit to the Southern Writer's Conference in 1931, and Hench's notes on Faulkner's behavior at a house party.
    520
      
      
    a| Letters of F. J. Furnivall to Robert Browning and others discuss publication of a cheap edition of Browning, a photogravure of Browning,and his dictionary work.
    520
      
      
    a| Letters of Thomas Walker Gilmer to Joseph Grinnell and others discuss taking a case to President Tyler, Virginia politics and a speech on the Tariff of 1844.
    520
      
      
    a| Single letters of interest include Fohn Forsyth on a Jefferson birthday celebration; James Anthony Froude to James Russell Lowell on meeting Max Muller; Ellen Glasgow sending thanks for an invitation; Carter Glass sending thanks; Parke Godwin on schooling his children; Josiah Gorgas ordering leather; Charles Gounoud (20th century copy); and Percy Grainger thanking Katte Riggs for a note.
    520
      
      
    a| The collection also contains autographs of Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman and Rufus W. Griswold; and a special order from George Washington Goethals.
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    a| Atcheson L. Hench Collection of Modern American and English Literary and Historical Papers, Accession #6435, 6435-a Series II :F-G, 1832-191-53, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English at University of Virginia.
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    3| Charles Gounod letter : a| in French.
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    a| Annotated list available.
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    a| Faulkner, William, d| 1897-1962.
    600
    1
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    a| Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, d| 1852-1930 v| Autographs.
    600
    1
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    a| Griswold, Rufus W. q| (Rufus Wilmot), d| 1815-1857 v| Autographs.
    600
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    a| Madison, James, d| 1751-1836.
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    1
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    a| Müller, F. Max q| (Friedrich Max), d| 1823-1900.
    600
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    a| Rives, William C. q| (William Cabell), d| 1793-1868
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    a| Tyler, John, d| 1790-1862
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    a| Southern Writers' Conference
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    a| Tariff x| Law and legislation z| United States
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    a| United States x| Politics and government y| 1841-1845
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    a| Letters (Correspondence) 2| aat
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    a| Browning, Robert, d| 1812-1889 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Faulkner, Charles James, d| 1806-1884, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Faulkner, Charles J. q| (Charles James), d| 1847-1929, e| correspondent.
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    a| Forsyth, John, d| 1780-1841 e| correspondent.
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    a| Froude, James Anthony, d| 1818-1894 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Furnivall, Frederick James, d| 1825-1910 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Gilmer, Thomas W. q| (Thomas Walker), d| 1802-1844, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Glasgow, Ellen, d| 1873-1945 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Glass, Carter, d| 1858-1946 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Godwin, Parke, d| 1816-1904 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Goethals, George W. q| (George Washington), d| 1858-1928
    700
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    a| Gorgas, Josiah, d| 1818-1883 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Grainger, Percy, d| 1882-1961 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Grinnell, Joseph, d| 1788-1885, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Lowell, James Russell, d| 1819-1891 e| recipient.
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    a| Lowrey, Perrin Holmes, d| 1923- e| correspondent.
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    a| Tyler, Robert, d| 1816-1877, e| recipient.
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    a| Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, d| 1856-1923 e| recipient.
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    a| Wise, Henry A. q| (Henry Alexander), d| 1806-1876 e| recipient.
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