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Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection M085

Title:
Nathaniel Hawthorne collection
Creator:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
ID:
M085
Date [bulk]:
Bulk, 1844-1864
Date [inclusive]:
1819-2000
Extent:
3.0 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Letters, documents, essays, and other records relating to Nathaniel Hawthorne and his literary works, including correspondence of the Hathorne and Manning families.
Access Restrictions:

Use of original material is restricted, with exceptions determined on an individual basis.

Preferred Citation:

Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), of Bowdoin's Class of 1825, was the author of many classic novels and short stories. Early in his career, while writing The Wonder-Book and Mosses from the Old Manse, Hawthorne served as editor of the American magazine of useful and entertaining knowledge (1836), weigher at the Boston Custom House (1839-1841), and surveyor of the port of Salem (1845-1849). He produced the novels for which he is best remembered after leaving the surveyorship, among them The Scarlet Letter and The House of Seven Gables. Hawthorne was appointed U.S. Consul in Liverpool, England (1853-1857) by Franklin Pierce, for whom he had written a campaign biography, The life of Franklin Pierce. He traveled in Italy (1858-1859) before returning to the U.S. These experiences influenced his later writings, especially The Marble Faun. Hawthorne married Sophia Peabody on July 9, 1842. They had three children: Una, a settlement worker in London; Julian, an author and his parents' biographer; and Rose who, as Mother Alphonsa, founded a Dominican order in New York City.

Letters, documents, essays, and other records relating to Nathaniel Hawthorne and his literary works, including correspondence of the Hathorne and Manning families. The bulk of the letters are from Hawthorne or Hawthorne and his wife, Sophia, to his Bowdoin classmate Horatio Bridge or Bridge's wife, Charlotte; or are part of the correspondence between his mother Elizabeth C. Hathorne, his sisters Elizabeth M. and Maria L. Hathorne, his uncle Robert Manning, and his aunt Mary Manning. There is also correspondence with Jonathan Cilley of the Class of 1825, a representative from Maine; publisher Samuel G. Goodrich; and his friend William B. Pike. Most of the letters owned by Bowdoin College are reproduced in the Centenary edition of the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Organized into six series, including subseries: Nathaniel Hawthorne Correspondence; Other Correspondence; Writings; Other Materials; Images: Portraits and Silhouettes; Images: Buildings and Places; Images: Hugh Thomson Illustrations for 1920 Methuen Edition of "The Scarlet Letter;" Clippings: George T. Little Nathaniel Hawthorne Scrapbooks; Clippings: Miscellaneous; and Operatic Treatments.

Corporate Name(s):
  • Bowdoin College -- Students.
Personal Name(s):
  • Bridge, Charlotte Marshall, -- 1819-1904 -- Correspondence.
  • Bridge, Charlotte Marshall, -- 1819-1904.
  • Bridge, Horatio, -- 1806-1893 -- Correspondence
  • Bridge, Horatio, 1806-1893
  • Cilley, Jonathan, -- 1802-1838 -- Correspondence.
  • Cilley, Jonathan, -- 1802-1838.
  • Goodrich, Samuel G. -- (Samuel Griswold), -- 1793-1860 -- Correspondence.
  • Goodrich, Samuel G. -- (Samuel Griswold), -- 1793-1860.
  • Hawthorne family -- Correspondence.
  • Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, -- 1802-1883 -- Correspondence.
  • Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, -- 1802-1883.
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, -- 1804-1864 -- Archives.
  • Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, -- 1809-1871 -- Correspondence.
  • Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, -- 1809-1871.
  • Manning family -- Correspondence.
  • Pike, William B. -- Correspondence.
  • Pike, William B.
Subject(s):
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Family relationships.
  • Languages and Literature

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Series Description:

Correspondence, 1820-1864 (bulk 1839-1864); primarily outgoing letters from Hawthorne to friends and associates. Includes a substantial number of letters from Hawthorne (sometimes written with his wife, Sophia) to Horatio Bridge, a classmate at Bowdoin College and lifelong friend. Also of note is an exchange between Hawthorne and another classmate, Jonathan Cilley, betting on Hawthorne's future existence as a bachelor.

Access Restrictions:

Use of originals restricted, with exceptions determined on an individual basis.

Originals: restricted

Box 1

Robert Manning to Nathaniel Hawthorne, Raymond. 11 May, 1820 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 1

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Elizabeth M. Hawthorne, Brunswick. 1 October, 1824 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 2

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Jonathan Cilley [bet], Brunswick. 14 November, 1824 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 3

Nathaniel Hawthorne to S.G. Goodrich, Salem. 6 May, 1830 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 4

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 5 February, 1838 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 5

Nathaniel Hawthorne to William B. Pike, Boston. 10 February, 1840 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 6

Nathaniel Hawthorn to William B. Pike, Boston. 19 March, 1840 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 7

Nathaniel Hawthorne to William B. Pike, Salem. 28 June, 1840 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 8

Nathaniel Hawthorne to William B. Pike, Boston. 24 October, 1840 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 9

Nathaniel Hawthorne to William B. Pike, Boston. 14 November, 1840 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 10

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Charles Lanman, Boston. 2 March, 1842 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 11

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 25 March, 1843 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 12

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 3 May, 1843 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 13

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 1 April, 1844 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 14

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 29 November, 1844 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 15

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 19 January, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 16

Sophia A. Hawthorne and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 16 February, 1845 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 17

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 17 April, 1845 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 18

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, [Salem]. ca. April 1845 [fragment w/ note of explanation from H. Bridge]

Box 1 Folder 19

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 2 May, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 20

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 7 May, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 21

Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 16 June, 1845 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 22

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 19 August, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 23

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 28 September, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 24

Horatio Bridge to Nathaniel Hawthorne, [Portsmouth]. 28 September, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 25

Evert Augustus Duyckinck to Nathaniel Hawthorne, [New York]. 2 October, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 26

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 7 October, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 27

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 21 February, 1846 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 28

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 1 March, 1846 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 29

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Charles N. Wheeler, Salem. 28 August, 1846 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 30

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 26 October, 1846 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 31

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 9 November, 1846 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 32

Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 20 December, 1846 [6 p.]

Box 1 Folder 33

Nathaniel Hawthorne [receipt for salary], [Salem]. 1 January, 1848 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 34

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Salem. 13 April, 1850 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 35

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Lenox. 18 August, 1850 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 36

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Lenox. 4 October, 1850 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 37

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Lenox. 22 July, 1851 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 38

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Lenox. 11 October, 1851 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 39

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Chester P. Dewey, Lenox. 19 October, 1851 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 40

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Lenox. 14 November, 1851 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 41

Nathaniel Hawthorne to "My Dear Sir," West Newton. 6 December, [1851] [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 42

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, West Newton. 25 December, 1851 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 43

Nathaniel Hawthorne to A.S. Packard, Concord. 19 July, 1852 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 44

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 13 October, 1852 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 45

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Concord. 12 November, 1852 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 46

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Concord. 22 November, 1852 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 47

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Hawthorne to Mrs. H. Bridge, Concord. 7 February, 1853 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 48

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Concord. 29 March, 1853 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 49

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Mrs. Bridge, Concord. 18 May, 1853 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 50

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Concord. 19 June, 1853 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 51

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Charles Holland,n.p 5 October 1853 [original framed, hung in director's office]

Box 1 Folder 52

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 30 March, 1854 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 53

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 17 April 1854 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 54

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 18 April, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 55

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Liverpool. 29 April, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 56

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 1 May, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 57

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Liverpool. 7 June, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 58

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 9 June, 1854 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 59

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Sanders, Liverpool. 1 July, 1854 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 60

Nehemiah L. Cleaveland to Nathaniel Hawthorne, Brooklyn. 12 October, 1854 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 61

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Nehemiah L. Cleaveland, Liverpool. 27 October, 1854 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 62

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 28 November, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 63

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 8 December, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 64

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 14 December, 1854 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 65

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 21 December, 1854 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 66

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Elizabeth Peabody, Liverpool. 19 January, 1855 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 67

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 23 March, 1855 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 68

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 13 April, 1855 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 69

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 4 May, 1855 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 70

Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, [Liverpool]. 10 May, 1855 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 71

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 31 August, 1855 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 72

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 12 October, 1855 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 73

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Liverpool. 21 December, 1855 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 74

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 6 June, 1856 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 75

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 20 June, 1856 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 76

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Liverpool. 17 July, 1856 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 77

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Leonce Rabillon, Liverpool, U.S. Consulate. 22 August, 1856 [in slipcase in vault]

Box 1 Folder 78

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 19 December, 1856 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 79

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 15 January, 1857.

Box 1 Folder 80

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 13 February, 1857 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 81

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Liverpool. 27 February, 1857 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 82

Nathaniel Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Liverpool. 27 March, 1857 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 83

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Liverpool. 17 September, 1857 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 84

[Nathaniel Hawthorne] to "My Dear Pessima" [Rose Hawthorne Lathrop], Liverpool. 2 October, 1857 [5 p.]

Box 1 Folder 85

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 3 July, 1860 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 86

Nathaniel Hawthorne to "My Dear Sir" [Leonce Robillon], Concord. 12 August, 1860 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 87

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 26 May, 1861 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 88

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 12 October, 1861 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 89

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 13 February, 1862 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 90

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 13 April, 1862 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 91

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 19 April, 1862 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 92

Nathaniel Hawthorne to "Dear Sir," Concord. 30 June, 1862 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 93

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 21 January, 1863 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 94

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 7 April, 1863 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 95

Nathaniel Hawthorne to Robert C. Winthrop, Concord. 16 February, 1864 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 96

Fragment of letter to Horatio Bridge [?], [n.p.]. [n.d.]

Box 1 Folder 97

Photocopies of originals: 11 May, 1820 - 2 March, 1842

Box 3 Folder 1

Photocopies of originals: 25 March, 1843 - 28 September, 1845

Box 3 Folder 2

Photocopies of originals: 2 October, 1845 - 11 October, 1851

Box 3 Folder 3

Photocopies of originals: 19 October, 1851 - 17 April, 1854

Box 3 Folder 4

Photocopies of originals: 18 April, 1854 - 23 March, 1855

Box 3 Folder 5

Photocopies of originals: 13 April, 1855 - 27 March, 1857

Box 3 Folder 6

Photocopies of originals: 17 September, 1857 - 16 February, 1864

Box 3 Folder 7

Photocopies of manuscripts in other collections: COPYING PROHIBITED

Box 3 Folder 8

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Series Description:

Correspondence (1819-1887) between Hawthorne's family members and friends. Correspondents include, Sophia Hawthorne, Nathaniel's wife; Hawthorne's aunt Mary Manning; his mother Elizabeth C. Hathorne; and Horatio Bridge, a friend and classmate at Bowdoin College. There are no letters to or from Nathaniel Hawthorne in this series.

Access Restrictions:

Use of originals restricted, with exceptions determined on an individual basis.

Originals: restricted

Box 1

Mary Manning to Elizabeth C. Hathorne, Salem. 31 August, 1819 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 98

Elizabeth C. Hathorne to Maria Hathorne, Raymond. 21 June, 1820 [3 p.]

Box 1 Folder 99

S.G. Goodrich to Horatio Bridge, Boston. 20 October, 1836 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 100

Jonathan Cilley to Horatio Bridge, Washington. 17 November, 1836 [2 p.]

Box 1 Folder 101

Sophia A. Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 4 July, 1845 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 102

Sophia A. Hawthorne to Horatio Bridge, Concord. 30 August, 1845 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 103

Una Hawthorne to W.B. Pike, Rockferry, England. 30 March, 1855 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 104

Sophia Hawthorne to [?], [n.p.]. [ca.1864], [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 105

Sophia Hawthorne to Mr. Greenleaf, [n.p.]. 9 January, 1864 [1 p.]

Box 1 Folder 106

James Thomas Fields to "My dear Sir." Autograph note signed, Boston, 14 February, 1877

Box 1 Folder 107

G.P. Lathrop to Lory Odell, Concord. 24 February, 1879 [4 p.]

Box 1 Folder 108

Elizabeth Peabody to Horatio Bridge, [n.p.]. 4 June, 1887 [12 p.]

Box 1 Folder 109

Photocopies of the originals: 31 August, 1819 - 4 June, 1887

Box 3 Folder 9

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Series Description:

Writings, primarily in Nathaniel Hawthorne's hand, including study notes for a manuscript, "Dolliver Romance," and a Latin oration, "De Patribus Conscriptus Romanorum," written while Hawthorne was a student at Bowdoin College.

Access Restrictions:

Use of originals restricted, with exceptions determined on an individual basis.

Originals: restricted

Box 2

"De Patribus Conscriptus Romanorum," October 1824

Box 2 Folder 1

"Dolliver Romance" notes [n.d.] [2 p.]

Box 2 Folder 2

"Dolliver Romance" studies [2 p.]

Box 2 Folder 3

"Moonlight" AMs by Nathaniel Hawthorne (in the hand of H.B.?); letter from Rose Hawthorne Lathrop [n.d.], re: authenticity of ms.

Box 2 Folder 4

Photocopies of the originals in Box 2 for M85.2, Writings

Box 3 Folder 10

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Series Description:

Materials relating to Hawthorne's positions as surveyor for the Massachusetts Custom House (1845-1849) and Consul to Liverpool, England (1853-1857) are included as well as biographical and commemorative materials celebrating Hawthorne.

Access Restrictions:

Use of originals restricted, with exceptions determined on an individual basis.

Bowdoin A.M. diploma (copy and photocopy)

Box 1 Folio Folder 1

Originals: restricted

Box 2

Commemorative stamps: first day of issue. 8 July, 1983

Box 2 Folder 5

Commemorative 1983 stamps sealed on poster with Susan Stillman's painting of Hawthorne

Box 1 Folio

Concord Bank cash book, 1860-1864: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Box 2 Folder 6

Constitution of "Pot-8-O [i.e. potato] Club"

Box 2 Folder 7

Consul to Liverpool: documents and affidavit, 1854-1855

Box 2 Folder 8

Custom House: printed document signed by NH, 20 July, 1849; whalebone letter opener from Custom House with letter concerning letter opener from Norman L. Bassett to President K.C.M Sills, 12 June, 1925

Box 2 Folder 9

[Lists of Hawthorne holdings at] Essex Institute

Box 3 Folder 11

Photocopies of the originals in Box 2 for M85.3, Other Materials

Box 3 Folder 12

Presidential appointment of Nathaniel Hawthorne as consul of Port of Liverpool, England (photocopy)

Box 1 Folio Folder 3

Printed ephemera: Biographical sketch of Hawthorne produced by Salem National Bank, n.d.; Bowdoin College residences of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Information re: Nathaniel Hawthorne and his boyhood home by the Hawthorne Community Association, South Casco, Maine, n.d.; Miscellaneous ephemera

Box 3 Folder 13-14

Printed copy of "The Scarlet Letter," painted for The Ladies' Home Journalby W. L. Taylor

Box 1 Folio

Seal of consulate, 1854 with power of attorney from Leopold Schwabe to firm of C.F. Hovey of Boston and Fanshawe, Milliken and Townsend of New York and Liverpool documents, 1855

Box 1 Folio Folder 4

Tribute poem to Nathaniel Hawthorne by Robert Lowell, 1964

Box 1 Folio Folder 5

The Wayside, 2000

Box 3 Folder 15

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Series Description:

Various images of Nathaniel Hawthorne including engravings and photographs of paintings.

1825. 4 pieces: 4 photographs of Hawthorne silhouette.

Box 4 Folder 1

1840. 5 pieces: 2 photographs of Schoff etching of painting by Charles Osgood; 1 photograph of Osgood painting; 1 photograph (copy) of Osgood painting. 1 engraving.

Box 4 Folder 2

1840. 1 piece: 1 postcard of the oil portrait of Hawthorne by Charles Osgood

Box 4a

1846. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) of crayon portrait by Eastman Johnson.

Box 4 Folder 3

ca.1848. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) of daguerreotype.

Box 4 Folder 4

1850. 3 pieces: 2 photographs (copies) of Cephias G. Thomson painting; 1 engraving of painting.

Box 4 Folder 5

1852. 2 pieces: 1 photograph (copy) of painting by George P.A. Healey; 1 photograph of painting.

Box 4 Folder 6

1858 [February]. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) of marble bust by Louisa Lander.

Box 4 Folder 7

1860 [19 May]. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) by Mayhall [the so-called "Holden photograph"].

Box 4 Folder 8

1860 [19 May]. 2 pieces: 1 photograph (copy) by Mayhall [the so-called "Bennock photograph]; 1 engraving (copy) of photograph.

Box 4 Folder 9

1860. 1 piece: 1 postcard with copy of the "Motley photograph" of Hawthorne

Box 4a

1883 [19 May]. 3 pieces: 1 photograph (copy) by Mayhall [the so-called "Motley photograph," 1860]; 2 engravings.

Box 4 Folder 10

1860 [19 May]. 1 engraving on tissue paper by Kruell

Box 1 Folio Folder 6

1883 [19 May]. 2 paintings (copies) of photograph by Mayhall [the so-called "Motley photograph," 1860]

Mapcase Mapcase Drawer B12

1860. 3 pieces: 2 photographs of oil painting by Alex Johnston, 1886, from J.J.E. Mayhall's photo; 1 clipping.

Box 4 Folder 11

1860. 1 oil painting by Alexander Johnston, 1886, from photograph by J.J.E. Mayhall.

Box 1 Folio Folder 6

ca.1861. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy).

Box 4 Folder 12

ca.1861. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) by Black & Case.

Box 4 Folder 13

1862 [April]. 1 piece: 1 photograph of painting by Emanuel Leutze.

Box 4 Folder 14

1862. 7 pieces: 6 photographs of engraving by John Andrew, 1897, of photo by J.W. Black; 1 engraving.

Box 4 Folder 15

1862. 1 piece: 1 engraving from photograph.

Box 4 Folder 16

ca.1862-1863. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) taken at Warren's Studio, Boston, Massachusetts.

Box 4 Folder 17

ca.1862-1863. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) by Brady.

Box 4 Folder 18

ca.1862-1863. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) from a copy by A.C. Mackintire, ca.1891, of original photograph.

Box 4 Folder 19

ca.1862-1863. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) by Brady.

Box 4 Folder 20

ca.1862-1863. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) by Brady.

Box 4 Folder 21

ca.1863. 3 pieces: 1 cabinet card; 1 photograph (copy) by Silsbee, Case & Co.; 1 painting by H. Frances Osborne, 1893, from photograph.

Box 4 Folder 22

1866. 1 piece: 1 crayon portrait (copy) by Samuel W. Rowse.

Box 4 Folder 23

[n.d.]. 1 piece: 1 illustration (photographic copy) of Hawthorne in Salem Custom House.

Box 4 Folder 24

[n.d.]. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) of "James T. Fields, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and W.D. Ticknor" by Black & Case.

Box 4 Folder 25

[n.d.]. 1 piece: 1 photograph (copy) by Black & Case.

Box 4 Folder 26

[n.d.]. 1 piece: 1 black & off-white blockprint.

Box 4 Folder 27

[n.d.]. 2 pieces: copies of engraving of Hawthorne by H.W. Smith that appears in "History of Bowdoin College with Biographical Sketches of its Graduates from 1806 to 1879, Inclusive" by Nehemiah Cleaveland and Alpheus Spring Packard, Boston: James Osgood & Company, 1882.

Box 4 Folder 28

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series Description:

Photographs, postcards and other images of buildings and places from Nathaniel Hawthorne's life, including his residences and his favorite fishing rock.

"Birthplace of Hawthorne," Salem, Massachusetts - engraving by O.W.H. Upham, 1882

Box 4 Folder 28a

Birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Salem, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

Casco, Maine: Frye's Leap & "The Images." 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 29

Casco, Maine: Hawthorne's favorite fishing rock. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 30

Casco, Maine: Interior of Hawthorne's Cave & opening of Sebago Lake & Frye's Leap. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 31

Casco, Maine: Hawthorne's boyhood home, 2 photographs, 2004 Fall

Box 4 Folder 32

Hawthorne Community Association. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 33

Hawthorne's grave, Concord, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

Hawthorne residences: Bowdoin College, 76 Federal Street, Mr. Aaron Dunning's house. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 34

Hawthorne residences: Bowdoin College, 76 Federal Street, Mr. Aaron Dunning's house (postcards)

Box 4a

Hawthorne residences: Lenox. 1 piece: 1 painting of "Little Red House at Lenox" by Miss Woodward, 1889.

Box 4 Folder 35

Hawthorne residences: 14 Mall Street, Salem, Massachusetts - where the "Scarlet Letter" was written (postcards)

Box 4a

Hawthorne residences: Manning House. 3 pieces: 2 photographs; 1 oil painting (photographic copy).

Box 4 Folder 36

Hawthorne residences: Old Manse. 3 pieces: 1 photograph; 1 photographic negative; 1 engraving.

Box 4 Folder 37

Hawthorne residences: Old Manse. 1 engraving.

Mapcase Mapcase B: Drawer B12

Hawthorne residences: Old Manse, Concord, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

Hawthorne residences: Radoux Meeting House. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 38

Hawthorne residences: Rock Ferry. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 39

Hawthorne residences: Wayside [Concord, Massachusetts]. 3 pieces: 1 photograph; 1 photographic negative; 1 print.

Box 4 Folder 40

Hawthorne residences: Wayside, Concord, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

House of Seven Gables, Salem, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

John Hathorne's tombstone, Salem, Massachusetts (postcard)

Box 4a

London: Old Courtyard of Staple Inn with the Beadle. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 41

London: St. Paul's Cathedral. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 42

London [Clerkenwell]: St. John's Gate. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 43

London [Greenwich]: Royal Naval College. 1 piece: 1 photograph.

Box 4 Folder 44

Salem Custom House. 2 pieces: 1 engraving (photographic negative of copy); 1 engraving (copy).

Box 4 Folder 45

Salem Custom House, Salem, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

Sebago Lake, Maine, scene - Hawthorne lived in the Sebago Lake area during his early teen years (postcard)

Box 4a

Witch House, Salem, Massachusetts (postcards)

Box 4a

Arrangement:

Arranged by subject.

Series Description:

Hugh Thomson illustrations for the 1920 Methuen edition of "The Scarlet Letter."

"With purpose to snatch a kiss."

Box 1 Folio Folder 7

"Good Father Wilson was moving homeward."

Box 1 Folio Folder 8

"They were rough-looking desperadoes."

Box 1 Folio Folder 9

"Children would creep nigh enough to behold her."

Box 1 Folio Folder 10

"It is our Hester..."

Box 1 Folio Folder 11

"'So, reverend sir, you have made a visit to the forest,' observed the witch-lady."

Box 1 Folio Folder 12

"A blazing spear...in the midnight sky."

Box 1 Folio Folder 13

"Hawthorne at the Custom House."

Box 1 Folio Folder 14

"There dwelt, there trode, the feet of one."

Box 1 Folio Folder 15

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series Description:

Contains newspaper clippings from Hawthorne's time and afterwards, as well as the George T. Little scrapbooks.

Arrangement note:

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Contents note:

George T. Little Nathaniel Hawthorne scrapbooks.

Volume 1: Hawthorne clippings, n.d.

Box 5

Volume 2: Hawthorne clippings, n.d.

Box 5

Arrangement note:

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Contents note:

Miscellaneous clippings from Hawthorne's time and afterwards.

Newsclippings

Box 5 Folder 1-6

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Series Description:

Research files of John L. Idol, Jr., chiefly concerning operatic treatments of Nathaniel Hawthorne's literary works. Idol's colleague, Sterling Eisiminger, collaborated on the project. Included are biographical files, articles, copies of libretti and scores, letters, lists, notes on productions, and sound recordings. Also included are announcements, programs, reviews, copies of published articles, and other material providing historical background. The bulk of the research material was collected between 1979 and 1983.

Biographical files of composers

Box 6 Folder 1

Clipped articles, 1979-1980, 2000, n.d.

Box 6 Folder 2

Copies of Libretti/Scores:

Box 6 Folder

"Benito Cereno" by Stephen Burton

Box 6 Folder 3

"A Childhood Miracle" by Ned Rorem

Box 6 Folder 4

"The Crystal Mirror" by Richard Wargo

Box 6 Folder 5

"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" by Stephen Burton

Box 6 Folder 6

"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" by Sam Raphling

Box 1 Folio

"The Experiment" by Kathryn Schwartz

Box 6 Folder 7

"Feathertop" by Joyce Barthelson

Box 6 Folder 8

"Feathertop" by Sam Raphling

Box 1 Folio

"Feathertop" by Maurice Valency

Box 6 Folder 9

"Goodman Brown" by Harold Fink and Edward J. Megroth

Box 6 Folder 10

"The Great Stone Face" by Sam Raphling

Box 1 Folio

"Merrymount" by Lee Wilson Dodd

Box 6 Folder 11

"Mrs. Bullfrog" by Sam Raphling

Box 1 Folio

"Rappaccini's Daughter" by Margaret Garwood/Pennsylvania Opera Theater

Box 6 Folder 12

"Roger Malvin's Burial" by Frances Neidhardt

Box 6 Folder 12a

"The Scarlet Letter" by Mark Governor

Box 6 Folder 12b

"The Scarlet Letter" by Walter Kaufmann

Box 6 Folder 13-14

"The Scarlet Letter" by George Parsons Lathrop

Box 6 Folder 15

"The Scarlet Letter" by Hugh Mullins

Box 6 Folder 16-17

"The Scarlet Letter" by Michael David Smith and J.R. Mounts

Box 6 Folder 17a

"The Wedding Knell" by John Verrall

Box 6 Folder 18

"Young Goodman Brown" by John S. Bowman and Henry Mollicone

Box 6 Folder 19

"Young Goodman Brown" by Jane Lenel

Box 6 Folder 20

Historical background - carbon copies of letters, 1978-1979

Box 6 Folder 21

Historical background - includes reviews and information from composers

Box 6 Folder 22

Historical background - synopses of libretti

Box 6 Folder 23

Letters to and from John Idol, 1978-1985, n.d.

Box 6 Folder 24

Letters to and from Sterling Eisiminger, 1979-1983, n.d.

Box 6 Folder 25

Lists - Hawthorne and music, 1979, n.d.

Box 6 Folder 26

Miscellaneous announcements, programs and ephemera

Box 6 Folder 27

Notes on productions - index cards re: operas in progress (OIP)

Box 6 Folder 28

Notes on productions - index cards re: operas with known dates (OKD)

Box 6 Folder 29

Notes on productions - index cards re: operas with unknown dates (OUD)

Box 6 Folder 30

Research material - American romantic opera

Box 6 Folder 31

Research material - various

Box 6 Folder 32

Sound recording - "Childhood Miracle"/"Three Sisters" by Ned Rorem (CD)

Box 7 Folder 1

Sound recording - "The Crystal Mirror" by R. Wargo (audiocassette)

Box 7 Folder 2

Sound recording - "Feathertop" by Joyce Barthelson (reel to reel)

Box 7 Folder 3

Sound recording - "House of the Seven Gables" opera (VHS)

Box 7 Folder 4

Sound recording - "Scarlet Letter," by Michael Gehlen (audiocassette)

Box 7 Folder 5
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