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Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb

Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Inclusive Dates: 1853 July 4, 1964 December 3
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 letters)
Collection Number: ms653
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), poet and author.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Andrew A. Lipscomb dated Cambridge, July 4, 1853. Longfellow discusses his view of slavery "the meanest form of tyranny," the influence of newspapers upon public opinion, and his future meeting with Lipscomb. The collection also consists of a covering letter from Rutherford Ellis to President O.C. Aderhold, dated December 3, 1963.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb, ms653, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American.
Correspondence.
Lipscomb, Andrew A. (Andrew Adgate)
Slavery -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Letters, 1853 July 4, 1964 December 3