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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection 1821-1995 (bulk 1821-1909).


Correspondence: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters, 1821-1882, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.1.1


Vault Box 1 Originals: Restricted
Folder 1 Henry W. Longfellow to Gorham D. Abbot, Portland. [1821] May 26 [3p.]
2 HWL to Elizabeth Longfellow, Brunswick. 1823 Oct 12 [2p.] [in slipcase in vault]
3 HWL to Stephen Longfellow, Brunswick. 1823 Dec 29 [3p.]
4 HWL to Patrick Greenleaf, Paris. 1826 Oct 23 [4p.]
5 HWL to Rev. William Allen, Portland. 1829 Aug 27 [1p.]
6 HWL to Ebenezer Everett, Brunswick. 1829 Sep 2 [1p.]
7 HWL to James G. Stewart, Brunswick. 1833 Aug 10 [1p.]
8 HWL to [?], [Brunswick]. 1833 Aug 17 [1p.]
9 HWL to [George Barrel], Brunswick. 1834 Aug 1 [2p.]
10 HWL to Charles S. Daveis, [Brunswick]. 1834 Aug 25 [1p.]
11 HWL to President and Trustees of Bowdoin College, Brunswick. 1835 Mar 2 [2p.]
11a HWL to "Mon cher ami" [Jean Zéphirin Nault, Quebec]. 1835 Mar 10 [3p.] with articles concerning provenance of letter
12 HWL to Parker Cleaveland, Boston. 1835 Mar 31 [2p.]
13 HWL to Prof. Goodwin, Heidelberg. 1836 Apr 17 [4p.]
14 HWL to [Prof. Goodwin?], Cambridge. 1842 Apr 14 [1p.]
15 HWL to Joseph R. Paxton, [n.p.]. 1845 Feb 12 [note on last page of "Excelsior"] [1p.] [in slipcase in vault]
16 HWL to Ashbel Green, Cambridge. 1847 May 15 [3p.]
17 HWL to Nathaniel Hawthorne, Cambridge. 1847 Nov 29 [4p.]
18 HWL to Y.C. Smith, Cambridge. 1848 Jul 6 [with cover] [3p.]
19 HWL to "My dear Sir" [Alpheus Spring Packard], Cambridge. 1850 Oct 1 [4p.]
20 HWL to [Alpheus Spring Packard], Cambridge. 1851 Dec 13 [4p.]
21 HWL to "Eliza", Cambridge. 1853 May 8 [2p.]
22 HWL to "Dear Sir" [Nehemiah Cleaveland], Cambridge. 1854 May 4 [4p.]
23 HWL to [S. Herbert Lancey], Nahant. 1854 Aug 25 [4p.]
24 HWL to Alexander O'Driscoll Taylor, Cambridge. 1855 Jan 30 [4p.]
25 HWL to Gorham D. Abbot, Cambridge. 1855 Dec 25 [4p.]
26 HWL to Gorham D. Abbot, Cambridge. 1855 Dec 27 [with cover] [1p.]
27 HWL to "Dear Sir" [?], Cambridge. 1856 Jun 14 [2p.]
28 HWL to Miss Emily Back, Cambridge. 1856 Jul 12 [2p.]
28a HWL to "My Dear Sir," ALS; Nahant, Mass., 1856 Sep 3 [1p.])
29 HWL to [Samuel C. Hall], [n.p.]. 1857 Mar [9] [3p.]
30 HWL to [Emery Washburn], Cambridge. 1860 Feb 9 [3p.]
31 HWL to Mrs. L.B. Adams, Cambridge. 1862 Apr 13 [4p.]
32 HWL to [James T.] Fields, Nahant. 1862 Sep 10 [3p.]
33 HWL to Mrs. Howard, Cambridge. 1864 Feb 6 [4p.]
34 HWL to [N.H. Chamberlain], Cambridge. 1864 Dec 28 [4p.]
35 HWL to "My Dear Fessenden", Cambridge. 1865 Jan 20 [4p.]
36 HWL to Howe, [n.p.]. 1865 Oct 10 [3p.]
37 HWL to Henry W. Torrey, Cambridge. 1866 May 30 [2p.]
38 Alfred Lord Tennyson to HWL, Freshwater, I.W. 1866 Nov 27 [3p.] [in slipcase in vault]
38a HWL to [John Dayman], Cambridge. 1867 May 31 [4 p.]
39 HWL to [C.S. Francis], Cambridge. 1867 Jun 4 [3 p.]
40 HWL to [C.S. Francis], Nahant. 1867 Jul 20 [2p.]
41 HWL to Schlesinger, Cambridge. 1868 Mar 16 [2p.]
42 HWL to Hermann Adami, Naples. 1869 Mar 11 [3p.]
43 HWL to Mr. Chandler, Edinburgh. 1869 Aug 8 [3p.]
44 HWL to Peleg Chandler, Cambridge. 1869 Oct 28 [2p.]
45 HWL to Mr. Chandler, Cambridge. 1869 Nov 2 [2p.]
46 HWL to A.S. Packard, Cambridge. 1869 Nov 8 [4p.]
47 HWL to [William D. Northend], Cambridge. 1873 Apr 6 [2p.]
48 HWL to [William D. Northend], Cambridge. 1873 Dec 16 [3p.]
49 HWL to Edward Abbott, Cambridge. 1874 Oct 25 [with cover] [2p.]
50 HWL to [Edward Abbott], Cambridge. 1875 Jul 21 [3p.]
51 HWL to [William S. Martin], [Cambridge]. 1875 Jul 23 [4p.]
52 HWL to David Shepley, Cambridge. 1875 Aug 9 [2p.]
53 HWL to [William D. Northend], Cambridge. 1875 Nov 17 [4p.]
54 HWL to J. Pederson, Cambridge. 1876 Jun 2 [3p.]
55 HWL to [John E. Chapman], Cambridge. 1876 Jun 28 [enclosing the poem "Parker Cleaveland"] [4p.]
56 HWL to [Tascus Atwood], Cambridge. 1876 Oct 28 [1p.]
57 HWL to "My Dear Sir" [Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin], Cambridge. 1876 Dec 25 [2p.]
58 HWL to "Dear Mr. Patterson", Cambridge. 1877 Feb 15 [3p.]
59 HWL to [Edward Abbott], Cambridge. 1877 Mar 23 [2p.]
60 HWL to John Doran, Cambridge. 1877 Aug 15 [with original inquiry] [5p.]
61 HWL to Mrs. Caroline Carson, Cambridge. 1877 Aug 30 [with cover] [4p.]
62 HWL to [Edward Abbott], Cambridge. 1877 Oct 21 [2p.]
63 HWL to Edward Abbott, Cambridge. 1877 Oct 28 [with cover] [2p.]
64 HWL to [Edward Abbott], Cambridge. 1877 Nov 18 [2p.]
65 HWL to George Washington Greene, Cambridge. 1878 Apr 29 [4p.]
66 HWL to Mr. Osgood, Cambridge. 1878 Sep 10 [1p.] [framed, hung on wall in director's office]
67 HWL to [?], Cambridge. 1879 Jan 23 [1p.]
68 HWL to McLellan, Cambridge. 1879 Feb 4 [3p.]
68a HWL to Henry Johnson, Cambridge. 1879 Feb 14 [2p.]
69 HWL to Mary L. Cecil, Cambridge. 1879 Feb 23 [4p.]
70 HWL to Miss R.W. Peabody, Cambridge. 1879 May 22 [2p.]
71 HWL to A.S. Packard, Cambridge. 1879 Jul 13 [3p.]
72 HWL to [Waterman T. Hewett], Cambridge. 1879 Sep 30 [2p.]
73 HWL to [F.O.C.] Darley, Cambridge. 1879 Dec 8 [3p.]
74 HWL to Jacob Abbott, Cambridge. 1880 Jan 12 [3p.]
75 HWL to J.B. Sue, Cambridge. 1880 May 14 [with cover] [2p.]
76 HWL to Edward Abbott, Cambridge. 1880 Oct 14 [2p.]
77 HWL to William Rudersdorf, Cambridge. 1880 Nov 29 [1p.]
78 HWL to [?], Cambridge. 1881 Feb 12 [1p.]
79 HWL to Houghton, Cambridge. 1882 Jan 14 [3p.] [in slipcase in vault]
80 HWL to [William D. Northend], Cambridge. 1882 Feb 19 [1p.]
81 HWL to [Henry S. Burrage], Cambridge. 1882 Mar 2 [3p.]
82 HWL to A.S. Packard, Cambridge. 1882 Mar 8 [3p.]
83 HWL to Joshua L. Chamberlain, Cambridge. 1882 Mar 9 [3p.]
84 HWL to L. Reich, Cambridge. 1882 Mar 13 [facsimile of HWL's last letter] [3p.]
85 Harriet Beecher Stowe to HWL, Andover. [n.y.] Aug 4 [5p.]
86 HWL to "Sir", Cambridge. [n.d.] Dec [4p.]
87 HWL note about translation of his poems [n.d.] [2p.]
88 HWL to "My Dear Doctor", [n.p.] "Wednesday Morning" [n.d.] [2p.]
88a Envelope addressed in Longfellow's hand to Robert E. Galpin (postmarked Cambridge, Feb 12 [n.y.])
Box 2 Photocopies of originals:
Folder 1 [1821?] May 26 - 1854 Aug 25
2 1855 Jan 30 - 1869 Nov 2
3 1869 Nov 8 - 1879 Jan 23
4 1879 Feb 23 - 1882 Mar 13; n.d.
5 Photocopies of manuscripts in other collections

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Correspondence: Other correspondence, 1821-1959, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.1.2


Vault Box 1
Folder 88b Stephen Longfellow to Parker Cleaveland, Portland. 1821 Mar 23 [re HWL] [3p.] [ORIGINAL RESTRICTED]
Box 2
Folder 6 Stephen Longfellow to Parker Cleaveland, Portland. 1821 Mar 23[re HWL] [3p.] [photocopy of original]
7 W.P. Preble to Ruel Williams, Portland. 1828 Aug 22 [3p.]
8 Houghton, Mifflin & Co., A.S., to Rev. Edward Abbott, Boston. 1880 Sep 24 [1p.]
Vault Box 1
Folder 88c Walt Whitman to E.H. Hames & Co. [Edward Abbott], Camden, New Jersey. 1881 Feb 16 [1p.]
Box 2
Folder 9 F.H. Underwood to Justin Jones, Boston. 1882 Apr 19 [1p.]
10 Justin Jones "A Word of Explanation," Brookline, Massachusetts. 1882 Aug 29 [7p.]
11 1886 - 1889
12 1901 - 1903
13 1904
14 1906
15 1907
16 Eight letters of acceptance or regret to President & Trustees, etc. of Bowdoin College from descendants of HWL regarding Longfellow commemorative exercises in June 1907
17 1908 - 1914
18 1925 - 1933
19 1940 - 1945
20 1952 - 1959
21 Undated correspondence

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Writings, 1823-1925, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.2


Vault Box 1 Originals: Restricted
Folder 89 Stephen Longfellow music book. 1794 [with note of explanation: 1956 Nov 17]
90 "Venice" fair copy. Portland 1820 [in slipcase in vault]
90a "Battle of Lovell's Pond" copy. Portland Gazette, November 21, 1820 [original with bound newspapers]
91 HWL's Latin Oration "Angli Poetae". 1824 Oct 24 [in slipcase in vault]
92 "Our Native Writers" - Commencement Oration 1825 [copy from "Every Other Sunday, 1884 Apr 12]
Volume 1 "Inaugural Address [Professorship of Modern Languages], Bowdoin College, Sept. [2], 1830."
Folder 93 Bowdoin College term bill of Joseph Ayers, signed by HWL. 1832 May 18
94 Report to the Visiting Committee of the Governing Boards on Instructions given in this department during the College year ending September 1833 (photocopy)
95 "The Bell" ms.. Heidelberg 1836. [in slipcase in vault]
96 "Night" ms. Summer 1839. [in slipcase in vault]
97 "The Rainy Day" fair copy. Portland c.1842. [in slipcase in vault]
98 "Excelsior" fair copy. 12 February 1845 [with note to Joseph R. Paxton on last page] [in slipcase in vault]
99 "Sand of the Desert in an Hour Glass" ms. January 1848. [in slipcase in vault]
100 "The Norman Barron" ms. 21 March 1849. [in slipcase in vault]
101 "The Lighthouse" ms. November 1849. [in slipcase in vault]
Oversize Box M112 Ms. facsimile of HWL's poem "Concord." 23 May 1864.
Vault Box 1
Folder 103 Small pocket diary, written on 71 p. Carried by HWL on his last European tour. May 27, 1868 - February 28, 1869
104 "Parker Cleaveland" fair copy. Summer 1875. [2 copies]
105 "The Three Sliences" fair copy and corrected proof. 28 October 1877
106 "Hereafter" fair copy [n.d.]
107 "Holidays" fair copy [n.d.]
108 "Bibliography of Longfellow" ms. and corrected proof. Published in "Literary World." 26 February 1881
109 "The Old Portland Academy" by Samuel Longfellow. ca. 1892.
110 "The Beloved Goethe" ms. signed. Translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's poem "Nahe des Geliebten" [n.d.]
111 Ms. copy of 1st poem & facsimilie of last letter of HWL
112 "Evangeline" page proof [1 p.] with note in HWL's hand [n.d.]
Box 2
Folder 22 Photcopies of originals: writings
23 Photocopy and film negatives for "Angli Poetae" [HWL's Latin Oration] October 1824

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Craigie House Material, 1916-1982, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.3


Box 3
Folder 1 Clippings
2 Commemorative ashtray on Danish glass
3 Correspondence
4 Longfellow Garden Concert Series
5 Final master plan - H.W. Longfellow National Historic Site
6 "The Now and Then Newsletter," U.S. Dept of the Interior: National Park Service, 1978 - 1982
7 Printed ephemera

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Journals of Harriet Coffin Sumner Appleton, 1851-1867

Catalog Number: M112.4


Volume 1 1851-June and July, trip to England
2 1852-Jan.-Mar., household notes re. supplies, etc.; Apr., trip to Washington; Apr. 16, "Reception at the Presidents"; Apr. 22, "Dinner at the Presidents"; June 9, "Charley Longfellow's birthday"
3 1853-Oct. 6, "Mr. A's and sister Fanny's birthday"; Oct. 22, "[Mrs.?] Longfellow a daughter at 5 this mor'g" [Edith Longfellow]
4 1854-Oct. 6, "Papa's birthday-& sister Fanny's"
5-6 1855 - 1856
7 1857-Jan. 8, "Our wedding day! 18 yrs!!" [Nathan and Harriet Appleton]
8 1858-Oct. 6, "Papa's and sister Fanny's birthdays"; Oct. 18, "Mary [A. MacKintosh]'s 1813 45 yrs. & Ronny [MacKintosh]'s 1840 18 yrs. birthdays"
9-10 1859 - 1860
11 1861-June 3, "Eva [MacKintosh]'s 18th birthday"; June 9, "Charlie Longfellow birthday 17"; July 9, "Poor dear Fanny!"; July 10, "Dear Fanny died at 10 A.M."; July 13, "Dear Fanny taken to her resting place at Mt. Auburn"; July 14, "Our own loss-at 5 A.M." [Nathan Appleton d. 14 July 1861]; July 16, "Dear Papa! services at King's Chapel & Mt. Auburn"
12 1862-June 9, "Charles Longfellow's 18 birthday"; June 13
13 1863-June 9, "Charles A. Longfellow's 19 birthday"; July 9, "Dear Fanny!"; July 14, "Our own loss"
14 1864-July 9, "Dear Fanny, 1861"; July 14, "Our own loss, 1861"
15 1865
16 1866
17 1867- [with envelope containing misc. ephemera removed from volume]

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Images: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow portraits and silhouettes, 1825-1882.

Catalog Number: M112.5.1


Box 4
Folder 1 1825. 4 pieces: 1 silhouette outline, 1 silhouette (photographic reproduction), 2 silhouettes (copies)
2 ca.1825. 4 pieces: 2 engravings (copies), 2 engravings
3 1829. 1 piece: 1 sketch (copy). [Self-portrait]
4 ca.1825-1838. 1 piece: 1 painting (copy)
5 ca.1825-1838. 1 piece: 1 engraving
6 1841. 4 pieces: 2 silhouettes (copies) [with note], 1 deframed silhouette [with note from back of frame], 1 framed silhouette
7 1842. 3 pieces: 3 engravings (copies)
8 ca.1846. 2 pieces: 1 engraving, 1 painting (copy)
9 ca.1850. 2 pieces: 1 clipping, 1 photograph
10 1851. 7 pieces: 4 engravings, 3 clippings
11 1852. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) [others in photo: Thomas Appleton, Julia Ward Howe, G.W. Coster, Mrs. Longfellow, Mrs. Edward Freeman]
12 ca.1854. 2 pieces: 2 engravings
13 ca.1854. 1 piece: 1 engraving
14 ca.1860. 3 pieces: 1 clipping, 1 cabinet card, 1 engraving
15 ca.1840-1861. 2 pieces: 2 engravings (copies)
16 ca.1840-1861. 2 pieces: 2 post cards
17 ca.1840-1861. 1 piece: 1 photograph
18 ca.1862. 10 pieces: 8 paintings (copies), 1 painting (color copy), 1 clipping
19 ca.1863. 3 pieces: 3 engravings (1 hand-colored)
20 ca.1870. 2 pieces: 1 engraving (copy), 1 engraving
21 1874. 1 piece: 1 cabinet card
22 1876. 1 piece: 1 cabinet card
23 ca.1874-1876. 1 piece: 1 painting (copy)
24 ca.1874-1876. 1 piece: 1 clipping
25 ca.1874-1876. 1 piece: 1 engraving
26 ca.1878. 6 piece: 2 clippings, 4 paintings (photographic reproductions)
27 ca.1878. 3 pieces: 2 post cards, 1 wood engraving
28 1878. 2 pieces: 2 engravings (copies)
29 1879. 8 pieces: 5 engravings, 3 engravings (copies)
30 ca.1879. 4 pieces: 4 engravings
31 ca.1880. 3 pieces: 2 engravings, 1 engraving (copy)
32 1881. 2 pieces: 1 engraving, 1 engraving (copy)
33 ca.1881. 3 pieces: 3 clippings
34 ca.1880-1881. 2 pieces: 2 engravings
35 ca.1880-1881. 3 pieces: 1 clipping, 2 engravings (copies)
36 ca.1880-1881. 2 pieces: 2 engravings
37 ca.1880-1881. 2 pieces: 1 engraving, 1 cabinet card
38 ca.1880-1881. 2 pieces: 1 engraving, 1 painting (copy)
39 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 engraving
40 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 engraving
41 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 engraving
42 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 engraving
43 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 engraving
44 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy)
45 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy)
46 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy)
47 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 clipping
48 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 clipping
49 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 clipping
50 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 cabinet card
51 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 cabinet card
52 ca.1880-1881. 1 piece: 1 copper impression [produced by Grolier Club 1911]
53 ca.1882. 3 pieces: 1 cabinet card, 1 photograph (copy), 1 engraving (copy)
Oversize Box M112 ca.1882. 1 matted etching portrait by William Merritt Chase, after a photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron
Oversize Box M112 1882. 1 piece: 1 lithograph [with note]
Framed 1882. 1 piece: 1 engraving [framed]. "Henry W. Longfellow in his library at Craigie House, Cambridge." ("Entered according to an Act of Congress in the year 1882 by S. Hollyer in the office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington, D.C."). Unframed copy of engraving in Box M112 Oversize.

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Images: Longfellow residences

Catalog Number: M112.5.2


Box 4
55 Brunswick, Maine - house where Longfellow roomed while at Bowdoin. 1 piece: 1 postcard
56 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 5 pieces: 5 postcards
57 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 sketch (copy)
58 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2 pieces: 2 illustrations (copies)
59 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 illustration (copy)
60 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 clipping
61 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 clipping
62 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 clipping
63 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving (copy)
64 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving (copy)
65 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy)
66 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2 pieces: 2 photographs (copies)
67 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
68 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
69 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
70 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
71 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
72 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
73 Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
73a Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2 pieces: exterior views of Craigie House, ca. 1910, lantern slides
74 Nahant, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 clipping
75 Nahant, Massachusetts. 1 piece: 1 engraving
76 Newbury, Massachusetts (Parish of Byfield). 1 piece: 1 illustration
77 Portland, Maine - Longfellow's birthplace. 1 piece: 1 engraving
78 Portland, Maine - Longfellow's birthplace. 1 piece: 1 clipping
79 Portland, Maine - Longfellow's birthplace. 1 piece: 1 clipping
80 Portland, Maine - Longfellow's birthplace. 1 piece: 1 sketch (copy)
81 Portland, Maine - Longfellow's birthplace. 1 piece: 1 sketch (copy)
82 Portland, Maine - Longfellow's birthplace. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy)
83 Portland, Maine - both residences. 1 piece: 1 illustration (copy)
84 Portland, Maine. 20 pieces: 20 postcards
85 Portland, Maine. 5 pieces: 5 "photo post cards"
86 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 engraving (copy)
87 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 engraving (copy)
88 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 color illustration (copy): "Longfellow's Room."
89 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) [on Christmas card]
90 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) [with HWL poem]
91 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) [with 1960 calendar on reverse]
92 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 photograph
93 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 clipping
94 Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 photograph, from "Maine Historical Society Dedication of the New Library Building No. 485 Congress Street Portland, Maine February 27, 1907, at 2:30 P.M."

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Images: miscellaneous

Catalog Number: M112.5.3


Box 4
Folder 95 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "The Children's Hour." 3 pieces: 1 watercolor (copy), 1 engraving (copy), 1 clipping
96 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "Courtship of Miles Standish." 3 pieces: 1 clipping, 2 watercolors (copies)
97 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "Evangeline." 16 pieces: 16 "sketches" [engravings] by F.O.C. Darley
98 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "From My Arm-Chair." 1 piece: 1 clipping
99 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "Hiawatha." 1 clipping, 1 postcard, 1 watercolor (copy)
100 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "My Lost Youth." 3 pieces: 1 photograph (copy) [with verse], 2 postcards
101 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "The Village Blacksmith." 3 pieces: 2 illustrations (copies), 1 watercolor (copy)
102 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: "Wreck of the Hesperus." 1 piece: 1 painting (photographic copy)
103 Pictures associated with HWL's poems: Unidentified. 9 pieces: 7 watercolors (copies), 2 clippings
104 Relatives of HWL: "Alice and laughing Allegra and Edith with golden hair." 1 piece: 1 photograph copy of portrait
105 Relatives of HWL: General Peleg Wadsworth. 1 piece: 1 silhouette
106 Relatives of HWL: Mary Storer Potter Longfellow. 2 pieces: 2 paintings (print copies)
107 Relatives of HWL: S. Longfellow. 1 piece: 1 engraving
108 Relatives of HWL: unknown family member. 1 piece: 1 photographic copy of portrait
109 Signature in A.S. Packard autograph book. 4 pieces: 4 photographic copies
110 Statues and busts: Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 clipping
111 Statues and busts: Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 illustration (copy)
112 Statues and busts: Portland, Maine. 1 piece: 1 photograph
113 Statues and busts: Westminster Abbey. 1 piece: 1 engraving
114 Statues and busts: Westminster Abbey. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy)
115 Statues and busts: [n.p.]. 1 piece: 1 clipping
116 Statues and busts: [n.p.]. 1 piece: 1 photograph
117 Statues and busts: [n.p.]. 2 pieces: 2 photographs (copies)
Oversize Box M112 "The Funeral of Henry W. Longfellow," print of digital scan from Harpers Weekly, Vol. XXVI, No. 1320, p. 216, 1882

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George T. Little's "Longfellow's Boyhood Poems," 1906-1935, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.6


Box 4
Folder 118 "Classification Scheme for Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" by G.E. Pettengill
119 Correspondence, 1906-1935
120 Galley proofs
121 List of Longfellow's poems set to music
122 "Longfellow's Boyhood Poems" - by George T. Little (hand-written)
123 "Longfellow's Boyhood Poems" - ts. by Ray W. Pettengill, including material not in book
124 Miscellaneous copies of poems used in "Longfellow's Boyhood Poems"
125 Notes and bibliographies
126 Parodies

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Ephemera and memorabilia, 1807-1995, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.7


Box 4
Folder 127 Bowdoin College ephemera [re: H.W. Longfellow]
128 Brunswick residences of HWL
129 Calendars
130 Commemorative stamps: 16 February 1940 [first day of issue] and 15 March 2007.
131 Key used by HWL when living on Federal Street while professor at Bowdoin College
Volume 1 List of purchases of Longfellow's inaugural address given 2 September 1830 at his inauguration as the professor of modern languages at Bowdoin College, 1907
Box 4
Folder 132 Longfellow Memorial Association
MRealia Box 5 "Longfellow," plaster cast bust of Longfellow by Frank Buda, 1966 (fragile)
Box 4
Folder 133 Medal in honor of 100th anniversary of HWL's birth 1907
Box 5
Folder 1 Playing cards - "Vignette Authors" ca.1874
2 Posters
3 Printed ephemera
4 Subscription book for benefit of Massachusetts Colonization Society of Boston, 5 December 1844 [contains HWL's signature]
5 Vote of thanks from Bowdoin College Board of Overseers to Francis Bennock for Longfellow bust, 22 June 1886
6 Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, Maine

7

8

Wallpaper from Longfellow House

Exhibition list, Longfellow biecentennial, Harvard University, Houghton Library, 2007.

Blue decorative Wedgwood plate with image of Wadsworth-Longfellow house of Portland

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Clippings: Biographical, 1870-1999, n.d.

Catalog Number: M112.8.1


Box 6
Folder 1 1870-1879
2 1880-1881, 1883-1889
3 1882 [HWL d. 24 March 1882]
4 1890-1899
5 1900-1906, 1908-1909
6 1907 [100th anniversary of HWL's birth]
7 1910-1919
8 1920-1929
9 1930-1939
10 1940-1949
11 1950-1959
12 1960-1969
13 1970-1979
14 1980-1989
15 1990-1999
16 no date.

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Clippings: Writings

Catalog Number: M112.8.2


Box 6
Folder 17 "Morituri Salutamus"
Oversize Box M112 "Morituri Salutamus," mounted facsimile of New York Times clipping, 1875 Jul 8
Box 6
Folder 18 Other writings

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Clippings: George T. Little Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Scrapbooks

Catalog Number: M112.8.3


Folio Volume 1 Class of 1825: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Folio 2 H. W. Longfellow: Class of 1825
Folio 3 Longfellow at Bowdoin
Folio 4 Longfellow Scrapbook 1907
Folio 5 Longfellow Scrapbook 1907
Folio 6 Longfellow Scrapbook 1907
Folio 7 Longfellow Scrapbook 1907
Folio 8 Longfellow Scrapbook 1907
Folio 9 Longfellow Scrapbook 1907
Folio 10 Longfellow Views A-L
Folio 11 Longfellow Views M-Z
Box 6
Folder 19 Loose clippings: published works and monuments
20 Loose clippings: Longfellow's death and funeral, tributes
21 Loose clippings: Evangeline, The Golden Legend, Hiawatha
22 Loose clippings: biographical

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