James Parton letters from Ida L. Greeley
Letters to the American biographer James Parton from Ida L. Greeley along with his notes on the Voltaire centennial celebration.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters from Greeley to Parton concern daily life, and a letter from Clarissa Greeley to Parton concerns his daughter Effie. Also includes autograph manuscript notes and news clippings regarding the Voltaire centennial, including a speech by Victor Hugo, translated by Parton, and French newspapers of the event.
Biographical / Historical
Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 1881.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
51M-258. Gift of James Parton II, The New York Herald Tribune, 230 West 41st Street, New York 18, New York; received: 1952 June 18.
- Parton, James, 1822-1891, recipient. James Parton letters from Ida L. Greeley, 1873-1878: Guide.
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