Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904
Title:
Laurence Hutton Correspondence
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/c534fn953
Dates:
circa 1851-1904 (mostly 1880-1900)
Size:
11 boxes and 4.75 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-11
Language:
English

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence of editor and essayist Laurence Hutton, reflecting a wide acquaintance among artistic, literary, and theatrical celebrities of the last quarter of the 19th century. In addition, the collection contains occasional manuscripts of some of the correspondents, miscellaneous autographs and clippings, and printed material.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of correspondence of Hutton, reflecting a wide acquaintance among artistic, literary, and theatrical celebrities of the last quarter of the 19th century. Persons most amply represented are Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Lawrence Barrett, Edwin Booth, H. C. Bunner, Clara Erskine Clement, Kate Field, James Fraser Gluck, Joseph N. Ireland, Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner, and Francis Wilson; additional personalities in the collection include Mary Mapes Dodge, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Helen Keller, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Whitcomb Riley, William Rossetti, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Owen Wister. In addition, the collection contains occasional manuscripts of some of the correspondents, miscellaneous autographs and clippings, and printed material.

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically; other material follows at the end.

Collection Creator Biography:

Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904

Laurence Hutton was literary editor of the "Literary Notes" Department at Harper's Magazine from 1886 to 1898. In 1897, Hutton received an honorary M.A. from Princeton University, and from 1901 to his death in 1904 he was a lecturer on English at Princeton.

Collection History

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Laurence Hutton Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/c534fn953
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-11

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Subject Terms:
Actors -- 19th century.
Actresses -- 19th century.
Artists -- 19th century.
Authors, American -- 19th century.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Theater critics -- United States -- 19th century.
Genre Terms:
Correspondence -- 19th century
Names:
Ireland, Joseph N. (Joseph Norton), 1817-1898