COLLECTION GUIDES

1852-1887

Guide to the Collection

Restrictions on Access

Access to the originals is restricted. Users must use photocopies in the MHS Reading Room.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This small collection consists of autograph letters written to Thomas J. Coolidge (1831-1920), William Amory, and William Appleton, presumably collected by Thomas J. Coolidge (1893-1959).

Collection Description

This small collection consists of autograph letters written to Thomas J. Coolidge (1831-1920), William Amory, and William Appleton, presumably collected by Thomas J. Coolidge (1893-1959). Correspondents include James F. Clarke, Edward Everett, Oliver W. Holmes, Henry W. Longfellow, and Edward E. Hale.

Restrictions on Access

Access to the originals is restricted. Users must use photocopies in the MHS Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

This autograph collection was deposited by Thomas J. Coolidge (1893-1959), ca. 1957.

Arrangement

The collection is organized alphabetically.

Item List

Adams, Brooks (1848-1927)

Box 1Folder 1
8 Feb. 1887

Adams, Charles Francis (1807-1886)

Box 1Folder 2
5 Apr. 1881
Box 1Folder 3
14 Apr. 1881
Box 1Folder 4
16 Dec. 1881

Adams, John Quincy (1833-1894)

Box 1Folder 5
[after 6 Sep. 1879]

Agassiz, Louis (1807-1873)

Box 1Folder 6
15 Dec. 1870
Box 1Folder 7
15 July 1881

Brooks, Phillips (1835-1893)

Box 1Folder 8
18 Apr. 1878
Box 1Folder 9
20 Apr. 1878
Box 1Folder 10
9 Feb. 1882
Box 1Folder 11
10 Feb. 1882
Box 1Folder 12
17 Jan. 1884

Clarke, James Freeman (1810-1888)

Box 1Folder 13
11 Sep. 1878
Box 1Folder 14
24 Sep. 1879
Box 1Folder 15
4 Feb. 1885
Box 1Folder 16
15 Nov. 1885
Box 1Folder 17
19 Nov. 1885

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson (1831-1920)

Box 1Folder 18
n.d.

Curtis, George Ticknor (1812-1894)

Box 1Folder 19
24 Nov. 1885

Everett, Edward (1794-1865)

Box 1Folder 20
11 June 1852
Box 1Folder 21
23 Sep. 1857
Box 1Folder 22
11 July 1859
Box 1Folder 23
23 Aug. 1859
Box 1Folder 24
1 Nov. 1859
Box 1Folder 25
5 Nov. 1859
Box 1Folder 26
10 Nov. 1859
Box 1Folder 27
23 Sep. 1861
Box 1Folder 28
24 Sep. 1861
Box 1Folder 29
27 Sep. 1861
Box 1Folder 30
29 Oct. 1861

2 letters.

Box 1Folder 31
3 Nov. 1861

Includes carte-de-visite.

Box 1Folder 32
12 Dec. 1861

Felton, Cornelius Conway (1807-1862)

Box 1Folder 33
22 Sep. [no year]

Gray, Asa (1810-1888)

Box 1Folder 34
22 July 1879

Hale, Edward Everett (1822-1909)

Box 1Folder 35
26 Mar. 1881
Box 1Folder 36
25 Apr. 1881
Box 1Folder 37
13 Oct. 1881
Box 1Folder 38
6 Jan. 1882
Box 1Folder 39
3 Apr. 1882
Box 1Folder 40
5 Nov. 1884

Harcourt, [G.?] C. Vernon

Box 1Folder 41
10 July 1871

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1841-1935)

Box 1Folder 42
25 Jan. [no year]
Box 1Folder 43
9 Mar. [no year]
Box 1Folder 44
Jan. 1861

On verso of carte-de-visite.

Box 1Folder 45
23 Dec. 1882
Box 1Folder 46
2 Aug. 1886

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)

Box 1Folder 47
25 Jan. 1852
Box 1Folder 48
17 June [no year]
Box 1Folder 49
27 Aug. 1855
Box 1Folder 50
26 May 1874

Motley, John Lathrop (1814-1877)

Box 1Folder 51
26 Feb. 1859
Box 1Folder 52
9 Feb. 1863
Box 1Folder 53
2 Jan. 1866
Box 1Folder 54
18 Oct. 1866
Box 1Folder 55
19 Dec. 1866
Box 1Folder 56
24 Dec. 1866
Box 1Folder 57
9 Jan. 1867
Box 1Folder 58
18 Sep. 1872
Box 1Folder 59
10 Feb. 1877

Peabody, George

Box 1Folder 60
12 Feb. 1886

Prescott, William Hickling (1796-1859)

Box 1Folder 61
n.d.
Box 1Folder 62
21 Jan. [no year]
Box 1Folder 63
9 Oct. [no year]
Box 1Folder 64
3 Aug. [no year]
Box 1Folder 65
5 Aug. [no year]

Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)

Box 1Folder 66
10 Jan. 1852
Box 1Folder 67
13 July [no year]

Preferred Citation

Thomas J. Coolidge autograph collection, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Amory, William, 1804-1888.
Appleton, William, 1786-1862.
Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888.
Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1831-1920.
Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1893-1959.
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.

Subjects:

Autographs--Collections.