William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bryawill
Creators:
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904
Dates:
1821-1901
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
200 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters and printed material.
Scope and Contents
Reel N5: Correspondence of Bryant and Godwin.
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: John White Alexander, William H. Beard, Eugene Benson, Albert Bierstadt, William Bispham, Edward A. Brackett, George L. Brown, Henry Kirke Brown, John G. Brown, John G. Chapman, William A. Coffin, Frederick S. Cozzens, Christopher P. Cranch, Charles T. Dix, Francis W. Edmonds, John W. Ehninger, Regis F. Gignoux, Horatio Greenough, George H. Hall, Thomas Hicks, Alfred C. Howland, Daniel P. Huntington, Laurence Hutton, Joseph Jefferson, Eastman Johnson, John LaFarge, Louis Lang, Samuel Laurence, William H. Lippincott, Jervis McEntee, Frank B. Mayer, Charles H. Miller, Samuel F. B. Morse, Louis L. Noble, Thomas S. Noble, William R. O'Donovan, Johannes A. S. Oertel, Thomas A. Richards, Horace W. Robbins, John Rogers, Thomas P. Rossiter, Samuel W. Rowse, Napoleon Sarony, James D. Smillie, Bayard Taylor, Cephas G. Thompson, Launt A. Thompson, John Q. A. Ward, John F. Weir, Robert W. Weir, Edwin D. White, Worthington Whittredge, and Thomas W. Wood.
Scope and Contents
Reel N25: A calling card of Herbert Adams; a letter to Mrs. Frederic N. Goddard from Adams, returning photographs of Bryant; and a letter to Bryant from F. Tabbot about his painting of a forest.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Poet; New York City. Bryant's son-in-law, Parke Godwin, was an author, one of whose books was a biography of Bryant, THE LIFE AND WORKS OF WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, 1883.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N5 (frames 646-1152) & N25 (frames 1136-1140) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Other Title
Other Title
Bryant-Godwin collection (NYPL microfilm title)

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Poets -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Herbert, 1858-1945 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook), 1824-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benson, Eugene, 1837-1908 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bispham, William Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, George Loring, 1814-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, John George, 1831-1913 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cozzens, Frederic S. (Frederic Swartwout), 1818-1869 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dix, Charles Temple, 1840-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edmonds, Francis William, 1806-1863 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ehninger, John Whetten, 1827-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gignoux, Régis François, 1816-1882 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hall, George Henry, 1825-1913 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howland, Alfred Cornelius, 1838-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hutton, Lawrence Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
La Farge, John, 1835-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lang, Louis, 1814-1893 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laurence, Samuel, 1812-1884 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lippincott, William H. (William Henry), 1849-1920 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Charles Henry, 1842-1922 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noble, Louis L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noble, Thomas Satterwhite, 1835-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Donovan, William Rudolph, 1844-1920 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robbins, Horace Wolcott, 1842-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rogers, John, 1829-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rowse, Samuel Worcester, 1822-1901 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thompson, Cephas Giovanni, 1809-1888 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), b. 1841 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, Edwin D., 1817-1877 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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