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Articles with keyword "Correspondence"

Thoreau and Mary Moody Emerson

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Mary Moody Emerson Was a Scholar, a Thinker, and an Inspiration to All Who Knew Her

She saw connections among the minds she encountered in books and in person.

Illustration of man with butterfly net chasing letters.

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A Romantic Notion: One Scholar’s Lifetime of Devotion to the Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The prolific Victorian writers have given him a very exciting and satisfying life

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti

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Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Train crossing bridge

Curio

Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew

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Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.

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Dear Harry . . . Dear Wm

The letters of the James brothers offer a window to the nineteenth century.

Elizabeth Brown Pryor (center)

Conversation

Letters From Robert E. Lee

Elizabeth Brown Pryor talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about her dual careers as a historian of antebellum America and a highly decorated diplomat working for the State Department.

Sandra Spanier

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Sandra Spanier

On Hemingway's letters