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 is a small collection 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 is a small collection 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.

Item List

Adams, Brooks (1848-1927)

8 Feb. 1887

Adams, Charles Francis (1807-1886)

5 April 1881

14 April 1881

16 Dec 1881

Adams, John Quincy (1833-1894)

[after 6 Sept. 1879]

Agassiz, Louis (1807-1873)

15 Dec 1870

15 July 1881

Brooks, Phillips (1835-1893)

18 April 1878

20 April 1878

9 Feb. 1882

10 Feb. 1882

17 Jan. 1884

Clarke, James Freeman (1810-1888)

11 Sept. 1878

24 Sept. 1879

4 Feb. 1885

15 Nov. 1885

19 Nov. 1885

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson (1831-1920)

n.d.

Curtis, George Ticknor (1812-1894)

24 Nov. 1885

Everett, Edward (1794-1865)

11 June 1852

23 Sept. 1857

11 July 1859

23 Aug. 1859

1 Nov. 1859

5 Nov. 1859

10 Nov. 1859

23 Sept. 1861

24 Sept. 1861

27 Sept. 1861

29 Oct. 1861

2 letters

3 Nov. 1861

Includes carte-de-visite.

12 Dec 1861

Felton, Cornelius Conway (1807-1862)

22 September

Gray, Asa (1810-1888)

22 July 1879

Hale, Edward Everett (1822-1909)

26 March 1881

25 April 1881

13 Oct. 1881

6 Jan. 1882

3 April 1882

5 Nov. 1884

Harcourt, [G?] C. Vernon

10 July 1871

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1841-1935)

25 January

9 March

January 1861

On verso of carte-de-visite

23 Dec 1882

2 Aug. 1886

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)

25 Jan. 1852

17 June

27 Aug. 1855

26 May 1874

Motley, John Lathrop (1814-1877)

26 Feb. 1859

9 Feb. 1863

2 Jan. 1866

18 Oct. 1866

19 Dec 1866

24 Dec 1866

9 Jan. 1867

18 Sept. 1872

10 Feb. 1877

Peabody, George

12 Feb. 1886

Prescott, William Hickling (1796-1859)

n.d.

21 January

9 October

3 August

5 August

Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)

10 Jan. 1852

13 July

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.