Thomas Buchanan Read Papers, 1856-1871
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Brief Description: Letter, 13 September 1856, of Thomas Buchanan Read, Liverpool [Eng.] to Mrs. [?] Gray concerning his voyage to England, the 1856 United States presidential election (his support for Fremont) and letter, 10 Aug[us]t 1871, of Read, Rome [Italy] to [?] Gray, concerning Read's painting and religion.
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Record Series Number: 01/Mss. 84s R22
Created by: Read, Thomas Buchanan (1822-1872)
Volume: 0.03 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 02/01/1984.
Biographical Note for Read, Thomas Buchanan (1822-1872) : Thomas Buchanan Read (1822-1872), American poet, was a portrait-painter, and lived much abroad. He wrote a prose romance, <i>The Pilgrims of the Great St. Bernard</i>, and several books of poetry, including <i>The New Pastoral, The House by the Sea, Sylvia</i>, and <i>A Summer Story</i>. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href=" Buchanan Read"> Buchanan Read</a>.
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Subject Index
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Painters--American--19th century
Poetry, Modern--19th century
Poets, American--19th century
Presidents--United States--Election--1856
United States--Politics and Government
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: Cese Kellinger  Purchase
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