Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950.
Biography and History
Agnes Repplier was an American essayist and biographer. Her writing career spanned sixty-five years, during which time she developed friendships with many noted writers, artists and scholars. Repplier achieved literary success in 1886 with the publication of her essay "Children, Past and Present" in the Atlantic Monthly. She also published essays in Life magazine, Appleton's Magazine, The New Republic, Harper's, Century Magazine, and The Yale Review. Her published books include Books and Men (1888), A Happy Half Century (1908), Life of Pere Marquette (1929), and Agnes Irwin (1934). Repplier was a founding member of the Cosmopolitan Club in Philadelphia in 1886. She received honorary doctor of letters degrees from several universities including Princeton University, Yale, University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia.
Source: From the finding aid for C1186
Call Number: C0191
Consists of letters by and collected by the American essayist, bibliophile, and author Alfred Edward Newton (1863-1940).
Call Number: C1186
Consists of twenty letters of Agnes Repplier, an American essayist and biographer whose writing career spanned sixty-five years. Most of the letters are addressed to her friend Margaret Farrand (Mrs. WIlson Farrand).