Massachusetts Historical Society
13 cases containing 70 v. and 1 narrow box.
Papers of author, literary hostess, and social welfare worker Annie Fields. Papers include a diary in 61 volumes and European travel journals for 1859 and 1869 containing accounts of her meetings with Charles Dickens, Alfred Tennyson and William M. Thackeray. Boston diaries contain descriptions of New England literary figures--A. Bronson Alcott, Ralph W. Emerson, Oliver W. Holmes, Henry James, Henry W. Longfellow, William H. Prescott and John G. Whittier. Also mentioned are Charlotte Cushman, Sarah Orne Jewett and Lucy Larcom. In addition there are 75 letters, mostly written by Mrs. Fields during her European trips, and an 1847 diary of James T. Fields (1817-1881).
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Harvard University - Houghton Library
1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Includes wills, estate inventories, accounts of distributions and other legal papers. Also includes contracts with Houghton Mifflin and other publishers for books by Annie Fields as well as royalty statements from Houghton Mifflin and Small, Maynard & Company. There are also some documents pertaining to Sarah Orne Jewett, including the contract for her books, The Mate of the Daylight and Friends Ashore.
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
1 v. (92 items), bound
An autograph album of ca. 93 blank pages of various colors, some with printed or embossed decorative frames, with an engraving of Shakespeare on p. 2, probably supplied by the album-maker. Glued onto almost every page are autograph poems and letters of major nineteenth-century English and American authors, friends of Mrs. Fields or visitors to her home and library at 148 Charles Street, Boston. The album also includes a picture of Robert Wiedemann Barrett Browning (MA 925.59) and photographs of Annie Fields (MA 925.91) and Algernon Charles Swinburne (MA 925.92). Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 925.1-92).
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Fuller, Lucia Fairchild, 1872-1924. [Annie Adams Fields] [graphic]. | Adams, Elizabeth. [Portrait of Anne Adams Fields] [graphic] / EA. | Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. Compositions, 1837-1909 and undated. | Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. Algernon Charles Swinburne collection of papers, [1856]-1945 bulk (1866-1909). | Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. Preface to Selections from Byron : autograph manuscript signed : [Battle, Sussex?], 1865 Dec. 25.
Brown University Library
2 items.
[1] 1896, July 20, Manchester, N.H., to Cyrenus Osborne Ward [1 l.].--Thanks him for his kind editorial. "Miss Jewett would send you her kind regards with mine but she is away just now." [2] 1896, November 18, Boston, to F. W. Day [1 l. with envelope].--Thanks him for a gift of alder berries and sends a book.
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Brown University Library
1 item.
Passage relating to Thomas Gray from her A Shelf of Old Books (published 1894).
Brown University Library
1 item ;
Asks for copies of photograph portrait of Thackeray.
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Boston Athenaeum
9 letters.
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Boston Athenaeum
14 items, in folder.
Letters concern organization of Boston Tea Party centennial celebrations in Philadelphia and Boston; the bulk of the letters are from the chair of the Women's Centennial Executive Committee for the Philadelphia International Exhibition, Mrs. Elizabeth Duane Gillespie, and give an idea of the networks which existed between educated, community-minded women in the pre-suffrage era.
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Pennsylvania State University Libraries
1 item.
Fields writes to Mr. [Edmund Clarence] Stedman, 5 May 1888, about failing to find a poem by her husband, James Thomas Fields, for his book, and encloses a copy of Theocritas [not included].
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Radcliffe College - Schlesinger Library
2 folders.
Nine autograph letters and a note re: social engagements and Fields's work, and one poem.
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