Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb

Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Title: Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb
Dates: 1853 July 4, 1964 December 3
Quantity: 1.0 folder (2 letters)
Coll. Number: ms653

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Scope and Content Note

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.


Index Terms

Authors, American.
Correspondence
Lipscomb, Andrew A., (Andrew Adgate), 1816-1890
Slavery--United States.

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry W. Longfellow letter to Andrew A. Lipscomb, ms 653. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Letters, 1853 July 4, 1964 December 3