Edward Everett Hale Papers, 1852-1907

Collection Summary

Title: Edward Everett Hale Papers, 1852-1907
Call Number: MS 74-03
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Jenkins Co., 1973
Processed By: DAO, 6-1974; SMC, 1-1998; MN, 11-2012
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Content Note

These papers consist mainly of correspondence of Edward Everett Hale to various persons concerning the establishment, financing, and staffing of a school in Richmond, Virginia. It also includes other correspondence about speaking engagements, his work as president of the Lend A Hand Society and as chaplain of the United States Senate. The correspondence covers the years 1852-1907.

Biography

Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) was an American clergyman and author who served as pastor of the South Congregational Church, Boston, from 1856 to 1901. He authored several books and short stories including The Main Without a Country. He was the editor of Old and New, a monthly magazine, from 1870-1875. In 1903 he was elected as chaplain of the United States Senate.

Detailed Description: Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 FF 1-41 Correspondence of Edward Everett Hale. Arranged chronologically, 1852-1907.
Series 2 Box 1 FF 42-44 Miscellaneous documents

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 – Correspondence of Edward Everett Hale
 
Box 1 FF 1 1852
Box 1 FF 2 1859
Box 1 FF 3 1866
Box 1 FF 4 1867
Box 1 FF 5 1868
Box 1 FF 6 1869
Box 1 FF 7 1870
Box 1 FF 8 1872
Box 1 FF 9 1873
Box 1 FF 10 1875
Box 1 FF 11 1876
Box 1 FF 12 1879
Box 1 FF 13 1881
Box 1 FF 14 1882
Box 1 FF 15 1883
Box 1 FF 16 1884
Box 1 FF 17 1885
Box 1 FF 18 1886
Box 1 FF 19 1887
Box 1 FF 20 1888
Box 1 FF 21 1889
Box 1 FF 22 1890
Box 1 FF 23 1891
Box 1 FF 24 1892
Box 1 FF 25 1893
Box 1 FF 26 1894
Box 1 FF 27 1895
Box 1 FF 28 1896
Box 1 FF 29 1897
Box 1 FF 30 1898
Box 1 FF 31 1899
Box 1 FF 32 1900
Box 1 FF 33 1901
Box 1 FF 34 1902
Box 1 FF 35 1903
Box 1 FF 36 1904
Box 1 FF 37 1905
Box 1 FF 38 1906
Box 1 FF 39 1907
Box 1 FF 40 George Ticknor to Edward Everett Hale, n.d.
Box 1 FF 41 Correspondence of Hale, n.d.
     
Series 2 – Miscellaneous Documents
     
Box 1 FF 42 Checks to Edward Everett Hale
Box 1 FF 43 Envelopes from Edward Everett Hale
Box 1 FF 44 Quotations