Harvard University - Houghton Library
Concerns contract negotiations with Harper & Brothers, book sales, royalties, commitments of the author, disputes, and other information concerning Du Chaillu's The land of the midnight sun (New York, 1882)
University of Virginia
The collection contains a letter to "friend Sweet,"1894 March 3, discussing his dejection over the death of George W. Childs, his new book and the effect of hard times on the sale of "Ivar the Viking.".
University of Virginia
The collection consists of a 9-page, undated essay "The intelligence of animals," and a letter, dated September 12, 1890, to Col. W.H. Reynolds of Providence, R.I., inviting him to Islip, asking him to bring his mail from the New York Association, and mentioning a George Taylor
Smithsonian Libraries
Du Chaillu thanks Mrs. Drexel for her "Xmas gift to me of a full blooded African, dressed in his native costume" (apparently a small figurine). Extends greetings to "dear John" as well
American Museum of Natural History
The letter is one handwritten, signed sheet, addressed to "My dear friend Francis.". -- The subject is personal, accepting Nathan's invitation to visit, and referring to himself as "your friend from the gorilla country." Included with the letter is a fragment, signed by du Chaillu, addressed to "My dear old friend Francis Nathan," and dated Aug. 30, 1900
University of Iowa
Saying he is sorry he cannot go with Stoddard today
Harvard University - Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Correspondence from zoologist and anthropologist Paul B. (Paul Belloni) Du Chaillu (1835-1903), of New York, to Jennie Carr, dated June 6, 1868, concerning his travel plans, which included a visit to Saratoga for health reasons and a trip to see the Carr family in Castleton, Vermont. Other topics include a voyage her husband, physician Ezra Slocum Carr (1819-1890), was taking. He also writes that he intends to lecture in New England "if I receive enough invitations" and discusses twenty-four paintings he had received depicting animals and the landscape of Africa, which he has used in his lectures
Harvard University - Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Correspondence from zoologist and anthropologist Paul B. (Paul Belloni) Du Chaillu (1835-1903), of New York, to journalist James Redpath (1833-1891), dated September 7, 1868, regarding their respective travels, and Du Chaillu's plans to lecture in New England the next winter. He also invites Redpath to visit him in New York, writing, "We will try to have a grand time together.".
Buffalo History Museum
Gives details of his lecture schedule and his return to New York; states he is sending newspaper reviews of his Pittsburgh and Buffalo lectures