Richard Hovey collection, 1880-1961 Rauner Manuscript ML-48

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Richard Hovey collection

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript ML-48

Collection Dates:

1880-1961

Size of Collection:

16 linear ft, 20 boxes

Abstract:

Richard Hovey (1864-1900), poet. Dartmouth College Class of 1885. The collection contains correspondence, writings, manuscripts, scrapbooks, notebooks, and newspaper clippings related to his family and work as a poet, including manuscripts for "Men of Dartmouth" and "El-e-a-zar."

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection of Richard Hovey contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogical information, newspaper clippings and writings, documenting Hovey's career as a poet and writer. Of note are the manuscripts and printed pages of his poems, prose and plays including the original manuscripts for "Men of Dartmouth" and "El-e-a-zar," as well as a short autobiography. Correspondents include Lindsay Swift, William Hayes Ward, Herbert Small, Edwin Osgood Grover, William Jewett Tucker and Maurice Maeterlink. Material related to his translation of the works of Maurice Maeterlinck as well as correspondence and writings by his wife Henriette Russell Hovey are also included.

Biography

Richard Hovey was born on May 4, 1864, in Normal, Illinois. He graduated from Dartmouth College, where he was the class poet, in 1885. Hovey published his first book of poems in 1880, and collaborated with Bliss Carmon on three volumes of "tramp" verse (1894-1900). In 1894, Hovey wrote "Men of Dartmouth" which became the school's Alma Mater. In 1888, he became a lecturer at Columbia University and Professor of English at Barnard College. Hovey died on February 24, 1900.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series: 1, Papers, 1882-1961

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, notebooks and scrapbooks

Box: 1, 1882-1959

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Richard Hovey: Personal

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Personal: Biographical Information, 1885-1909
  • Folder: 2, Personal: Dartmouth College Class Work, 1882-1883
  • Folder: 3, Personal: Charles Edward Hovey (father) "Hampton Magazine", 1909
  • Folder: 4, Personal: Harrietta Farnham (Spofford) Hovey (mother) "The Joys of the Road", 1912
  • Folder: 5, Personal: Correspondence: Julian Hovey (son), 1907-1940
  • Folder: 6, Personal: Genealogical Information, 1893-1949
  • Folder: 7, Personal: Memorabilia, 1886-1956
  • Folder: 8, Personal: Memorial Programs, 1912-1957
  • Folder: 9, Personal: Music, undated
  • Folder: 10, Personal: Photographs (unidentified), undated
  • Folder: 11, Personal: Sketches, undated

Box: 2, 1891-1917

Henriette Russell Hovey

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Henriette Russell Hovey: Clippings, circa 1893-1911
  • Folder: 2, Henriette Russell Hovey: Clippings in scrapbook, circa 1891-1909
  • Folder: 3, Henriette Russell Hovey: Clippings on lecturing, 1891-1894
  • Folder: 4, Henriette Russell Hovey: Clippings on lecturing, 1893-1896
  • Folder: 5, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence: Bliss Harmon with inscribed photograph, 1892-1914
  • Folder: 6, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, 1891-1899
  • Folder: 7, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, 1900
  • Folder: 8, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, 1902-1906
  • Folder: 9, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, 1907-1909
  • Folder: 10, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, 1912
  • Folder: 11, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, 1913-1917
  • Folder: 12, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 13, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence: Envelopes, 1893-1912
  • Folder: 14, Henriette Russell Hovey: Correspondence: Richard Hovey, circa 1891-1899
  • Folder: 15, Henriette Russell Hovey: Advertising leaflets, circa 1891
  • Folder: 16, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notebook: "Business Information", 1900
  • Folder: 17, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notebook: Writings, undated
  • Folder: 18, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notebook: "Mother Goose Also Dedications Planned", undated
  • Folder: 19, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notebooks: Miscellaneous, undated
  • Folder: 20, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notebook: Ledger with lists, undated
  • Folder: 21, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notebook: Clippings, circa 1891-1892
  • Folder: 22, Henriette Russell Hovey: Notes, undated
  • Folder: 23, Henriette Russell Hovey: Photographs, undated
  • Folder: 24, Henriette Russell Hovey: Programs of other lectures, circa 1910
  • Folder: 25, Henriette Russell Hovey: Sigurd Russell, circa 1885-1909

Box: 3, 1890s

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Henriette Russell Hovey: Manuscript material for biography of Richard Hovey

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s
  • Folder: 2, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s
  • Folder: 3, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s
  • Folder: 4, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s
  • Folder: 5, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s
  • Folder: 6, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s
  • Folder: 7, Research: Notes and copies of Richard Hovey material, 1890s

Box: 4, 1878-1961

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Correspondence: Richard Hovey with family, publishers and friends, including Bliss Carman and Thomas Buford Meteyard as well as correspondence about Hovey

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1878-1884
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1885-1889
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence, 1890
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1891
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1892
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1893
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1894
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, 1894
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, 1895
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence, 1895
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence, 1896
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence, 1897
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence, 1898
  • Folder: 14, Correspondence, 1899
  • Folder: 15, Correspondence, 1900
  • Folder: 16, Correspondence, 1923-1961
  • Folder: 17, Correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 18, Correspondence: Alvah Hovey (uncle), 1862-1900
  • Folder: 19, Correspondence: Edwin Allen to Sister Agnes Bernard with anecdotes of Dartmouth College by Richard Hovey, 1947
  • Folder: 20, Correspondence: Alice Cook Galet (cousin) to Allan Mcdonald re. biography of Richard Hovey, 1942-1957

Box: 5, undated

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Writings by Richard Hovey, primarily mansucripts

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Plays: "Arthurian Plays", undated
  • Folder: 2, Plays: "Bohemia", undated
  • Folder: 3, Plays: "Dramatis Personae", undated
  • Folder: 4, Plays: "Hannibal", undated
  • Folder: 5, Plays: "Russian Play", undated
  • Folder: 6, Plays: "Taliesin: A Masque", undated
  • Folder: 7, Poetry: "Along the Trail", undated
  • Folder: 8, Poetry: "A Book of Gibes", undated
  • Folder: 9, Poetry: Dartmouth College, undated
  • Folder: 10, Poetry: Early, undated
  • Folder: 11, Poetry: General, undated
  • Folder: 12, Poetry: "The Last Love of Gawaine", undated
  • Folder: 13, Poetry: Lyrics, undated
  • Folder: 14, Poetry: Manuscript fragments, undated
  • Folder: 15, Poetry: "Poetical Extracts", undated
  • Folder: 16, Poetry: "Prometheus Unbound", undated
  • Folder: 17, Poetry: "Sea Sonnets", undated
  • Folder: 18, Poetry: Translations, 1895
  • Folder: 19, Poetry: Wartime, undated
  • Folder: 20, Poetry: Unpublished, undated
  • Folder: 21, Prose: "Beacon Street and South Kensington", undated
  • Folder: 22, Prose:"Behind the Veil", undated
  • Folder: 23, Prose: College teaching notes, undated
  • Folder: 24, Prose:"The Deuce", undated
  • Folder: 25, Prose: "The One Way Out of It", undated
  • Folder: 26, Prose: Sermons, undated
  • Folder: 27, Prose: "Tomson, undated

Box: 6, undated

Writings: Prose: Lectures, bibliographies, criticisms and reviews

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Prose: Lectures: "The Democracy of the English Poets", undated
  • Folder: 2, Prose: Lectures: "The Dying Century", undated
  • Folder: 3, Prose: Lectures: "The Realists", undated
  • Folder: 4, Prose: Lectures: "The Technique of Poetry", undated
  • Folder: 5, Bibliographies, criticisms and reviews, undated
  • Folder: 6, Criticisms and reviews, undated

Box: 7, 1938

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

"Dartmouth Lyrics" by Richard Hovey, with introduction by Francis Lane Childs, Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth College Publications

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, "Dartmouth Lyrics": Letters, manuscripts, mockups and notes, 1938
  • Folder: 2, "Dartmouth Lyrics": Galley proofs, 1938
  • Folder: 3, "Dartmouth Lyrics": Page proofs, 1938
  • Folder: 4, "Dartmouth Lyrics": Flyers, 1938

Box: 8, 1880-1907

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Printed material by Richard Hovey

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, "Along the Trail", 1898
  • Folder: 2, "Hanover by Gaslight", 1907
  • Folder: 3, "Impressions of Maeterlinck", 1895
  • Folder: 4, "The Laurel", 1889
  • Folder: 5, "Poems", 1880
  • Folder: 6, "Seaward", 1894
  • Folder: 7, "The Spirit of Dartmouth", 1885

Box: 9, 1847-1900

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Writings by Others

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Clifton W. Bates: "Notebook on Astronomy," handwritten, undated
  • Folder: 2, Bliss Carmen: Poem: "My dear Mr. Day," published, 1895
  • Folder: 3, Pelham Edgar: "Sir Charles G.D. Roberts and His Time," published, undated
  • Folder: 4, Poetry Book: Essays on Poets and poetry, published, undated
  • Folder: 5, W.D. McCracken: "Richard Hovey as a Reformer," in "The Conservator", 1900
  • Folder: 6, Vivian Laramore Reader: "Huckleberry Mountain," published, undated
  • Folder: 7, Raphael: "Raphael's Astronomical Ephemeries of the Planet's Places," and "Raphael's Guide to Astronomy", 1847-1891
  • Folder: 8, Charlotte Perkins Stetson: "Tree Feelings," published, undated
  • Folder: 9, "Theatre of Arts and Letters, Inc." published, 1892

Box: 10, circa 1885-1896

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Notebooks

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Notebooks: Address Books, undated
  • Folder: 2, Notebooks: Address Book, 1894
  • Folder: 3, Notebooks: Address Book, undated
  • Folder: 4, Notebooks: Lecture in Linguistics, 1885
  • Folder: 5, Notebooks: "Spanish-War- Fragments", undated
  • Folder: 6, Notebooks: "Gandolfo," typescript, bound, annotated, circa 1892-1896
  • Folder: 7, Notebooks: "Notebook 1" (including poem "The Laurel"), undated
  • Folder: 8, Notebooks: "Notes for Order of St. Catherine", undated
  • Folder: 9, Notebooks: Notes for "The Technique pf the English Poet", undated
  • Folder: 10, Notebooks: Lesson in Hebrew language , undated
  • Folder: 11, Notebooks: Notes on Sanskrit, undated
  • Folder: 12, Notebooks: Miscellaneous writings, undated
  • Folder: 13, Notebooks: Miscellaneous poems, undated
  • Folder: 14, Notebooks: Poetry, undated
  • Folder: 15, Notebooks: Poetry, undated
  • Folder: 16, Loose leaves of poetry, typescript, undated

Box: 11, 1892-1899

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Scrapbooks

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Scrapbook, 1892
  • Folder: 2, Scrapbook, 1892-1894
  • Folder: 3, Scrapbook, 1893
  • Folder: 4, Scrapbook, 1894-1899

Box: 12, 1899-1956

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Loose Newspaper Clippings

Box: 13, circa 1895

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Maurice Maeterlinck: Manuscripts, letters and notes

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Original manuscript, circa 1895
  • Folder: 2, Copies of letters to Richard Hovey (1895-1906), undated
  • Folder: 3, Incomplete manuscript notes, undated

Box: 14, 1895-1908

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Scrapbooks

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Scrapbook, 1895-1899
  • Folder: 2, Scrapbook, 1895-1908
  • Folder: 3, Scrapbook, 1900

Box: 15, 1907-1910

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Scrapbook

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Scrapbook, 1907-1910

Series: 2, Addendum, 1880-1915

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Correspondence, bound and unbound manuscripts and shelf list cards

Box: 16, 1880-1915

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Correspondence and Writings

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Hovey Richard to Loring A. Chase, March 7, 1880
  • Folder: 2, "A Ballad of Mysteries", 1887
  • Folder: 3, Richard Hovey to Charles Francis Richardson, Feb. 8, 1888
  • Folder: 4, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift, March 22, 1888
  • Folder: 5, Dedication to Charles Francis Richardson, March 22, 1888
  • Folder: 6, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift, March 28, 1888
  • Folder: 7, Richard Hovey to C.F. Richardson, April 7, 1888
  • Folder: 8, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift, Sept. 7, 1888
  • Folder: 9, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift, Sept. 10, 1888
  • Folder: 10, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift, March 20, 1989
  • Folder: 11, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift, Aug. 25, 1889
  • Folder: 12, Richard Hovey to Edmund Clarence Stedman, Jan. 4, 1892
  • Folder: 13, Richard Hovey to Charles Francis Richardson, Jan. 9, 1892
  • Folder: 14, Richard Hovey to Abraham Lincoln Fuller, Feb. 15, 1892
  • Folder: 15, An Elegy on the Death of Thomas William Parsons by Richard Hovey, Sept., 1892
  • Folder: 16, Richard Hovey to William Hayes Ward, Nov. 10, 1892
  • Folder: 17, Richard Hovey to Dr. W.H. Ward, Sept. 16, 1893
  • Folder: 18, Richard Hovey to S.A. Wetmore, Jan. 16, 1894
  • Folder: 19, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan. 16, 1894
  • Folder: 20, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan. 16, 1894
  • Folder: 21, Seven line stanza beginning with "Comrades give a cheer tonight…", Jan. 29, 1894
  • Folder: 22, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan. 15, 1894
  • Folder: 23, Richard Hovey to William Hayes Ward, March 19, 1894
  • Folder: 24, "E-le-a-zar," March 25, 1894
  • Folder: 25, "Men of Dartmouth," photocopies, March 25, 1894
  • Folder: 26, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, March 30, 1894
  • Folder: 27, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grove, March 31, 1894
  • Folder: 28, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, April 16, 1894
  • Folder: 29, Richard Hovey to William Hayes Ward, April 25, 1894
  • Folder: 30, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, May 1, 1894
  • Folder: 31, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, May 4, 1894
  • Folder: 32, Richard Hovey to William Hayes Ward, May 4, 1894
  • Folder: 33, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, June 10, 1894
  • Folder: 34, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, June 14, 1894
  • Folder: 35, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, Sept. 22, 1894
  • Folder: 36, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, Jan. 28, 1895
  • Folder: 37, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, Feb. 21, 1895
  • Folder: 38, Maurice Maeterlinck to Richard Hovey, May 1, 1895
  • Folder: 39, Richard Hovey to William Hayes Ward, May 7, 1895
  • Folder: 40, Mrs. H.F. Hovey to Mr. Swift, May 8, 1895
  • Folder: 41, Richard Hovey to Samuel John Mills Lord, June 5, 1895
  • Folder: 42, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, June 11, 1895
  • Folder: 43, Richard Hovey to Kimball, June 27, 1895
  • Folder: 44, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, July 8, 1895
  • Folder: 45, Hovey's translation of three poems by Maurice Maeterlinck, July 16, 1895
  • Folder: 46, Richard Hovey to Philip Hale, Sept. 1, 1895
  • Folder: 47, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, Sept. 19, 1895
  • Folder: 48, Richard Hovey to Stone & Kimball, Oct. 11, 1895
  • Folder: 49, Richard Hovey to Stone & Kimball, Oct. 19, 1895
  • Folder: 50, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, 1895
  • Folder: 51, Richard Hovey to Herbert Stuart Stone, 1895
  • Folder: 52, "Verlaine," a poem, Feb. 26, 1896
  • Folder: 53, Richard Hovey to the editors of Poet-Lore, March 18, 1896
  • Folder: 54, Richard Hovey to Edmund Clarence Stedman, May 14, 1896
  • Folder: 55, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, June 1, 1896
  • Folder: 56, Richard Hovey to Edmund Clarence Stedman, June 1, 1896
  • Folder: 57, Barney McGee song, Sept. 13-14, 1896
  • Folder: 58, Richard Hovey to Copeland & Day, Oct. 20, 1896
  • Folder: 59, Richard Hovey to Copeland & Day, Dec. 10, 1896
  • Folder: 60, Richard Hovey to Stone & Kimball, 1896
  • Folder: 61, Richard Hovey to Stone & Kimball, 1896
  • Folder: 62, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, Oct., 1897
  • Folder: 63, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, Nov. 5, 1897
  • Folder: 64, Edwin Osgood Grover to Richard Hovey, Nov. 10, 1897
  • Folder: 65, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, Nov. 13, 1897
  • Folder: 66, Agreement between Grover and Hovey re. publication of "Dartmouth Songs." Dec. 7, 1897
  • Folder: 67, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, circa Dec. 21, 1897
  • Folder: 68, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Dec. 27, 1897
  • Folder: 69, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, Jan. 25, 1898
  • Folder: 70, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan. 21, 1898
  • Folder: 71, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan. 25, 1898
  • Folder: 72, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan. 27, 1898
  • Folder: 73, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan., 1898
  • Folder: 74, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, Feb. 2, 1898
  • Folder: 75, Richard Hovey to Small, Maynard & Company, Feb. 16, 1898
  • Folder: 76, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Feb. 20, 1898
  • Folder: 77, Richard Hovey to Laurens Maynard, Feb., 1898
  • Folder: 78, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Feb., 1898
  • Folder: 79, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, March 24, 1898
  • Folder: 80, Richard Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover, March 29, 1898
  • Folder: 81, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, March, 1898
  • Folder: 82, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, March, 1898
  • Folder: 83, "Unmanifest Destiny," poem, July 10, 1898
  • Folder: 84, Richard Hovey to Benjamin Phillips, Sept. 29, 1898
  • Folder: 85, Richard Hovey to Curtis Hidden, Oct. 7, 1898
  • Folder: 86, Richard Hovey to Small, Maynard & Co., Nov., 1898
  • Folder: 87, "At the Crossroads," poem, Sept., 1898
  • Folder: 88, "Unmanifest Destiny," July 22, 1898
  • Folder: 89, Richard Hovey to C.F. Richardson, July 24, 1899
  • Folder: 90, Richard Hovey to Small, Maynard & Co., 1898
  • Folder: 91, Richard Hovey to William Jewett Tucker, July 24, 1899
  • Folder: 92, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Aug. 20, 1899
  • Folder: 93, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Sept. 27, 1899
  • Folder: 94, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Oct. 30, 1899
  • Folder: 95, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Nov. 7, 1899
  • Folder: 96, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Nov. 11, 1899
  • Folder: 97, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Nov. 19, 1899
  • Folder: 98, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, Christmas, 1899
  • Folder: 99, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small, 1899
  • Folder: 100, Elizabeth Richardson to Prof. Foster with three poems in Hovey's hand, "To an Economist," "Beethovens Third Symphony," "A Pretty Woman," March 28, 1915

Box: 17, 1880-1913

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Correspondence and Writings

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift re. their relationship, undated
  • Folder: 2, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift re. their relationship, undated
  • Folder: 3, "The Love of a Boy - Today," poem manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 4, "Ship sail fast, oh ship sail sure…," part of a song, undated
  • Folder: 5, Corrections of Vol. 1, plays of Maurice Maeterlinck, undated
  • Folder: 6, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small re. fifty dollars, undated
  • Folder: 7, Richard Hovey to Herbert Small re. copy of "The Kavanagh", undated
  • Folder: 8, Richard Hovey to Curtis Hidden Page re. cancellation of appointment, undated
  • Folder: 9, Richard Hovey to Lindsay Swift re. lectures and poems, Nov. 12, undated
  • Folder: 10, Richard Hovey to Curtis Hidden Page re. convention, undated
  • Folder: 11, "You who have fumbled with a nation's trust…," sonnet manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Across the table…," poem to Arthur L., undated
  • Folder: 13, "Like some enchanted dweller in the deep…," poem, undated
  • Folder: 14, Draft of two poems, one of the is "At the Crossroads", undated
  • Folder: 15, Draft of "The Wander-Lovers", undated
  • Folder: 16, "Karlene," a poem, undated
  • Folder: 17, "Thersites," a poem, undated
  • Folder: 18, Last line of the play "Gandolfo", undated
  • Folder: 19, Poem on the end-papers of "More Songs from Vagabondia", undated
  • Folder: 20, Four lines of verse, undated
  • Folder: 21, "Our Society," poem, undated
  • Folder: 22, Mrs. Henriette Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover re. paper and songs, undated
  • Folder: 23, Mrs. Henriette Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover re. copy of "The Transcript" and the Dartmouth songs, undated
  • Folder: 24, Mrs. Henriette Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover re. extracts from R.H., undated
  • Folder: 25, Mrs. Henriette Hovey to Edwin Osgood Grover re. publication of Hovey's work, undated
  • Folder: 26, Mrs. Henriette Hovey's calling card, 1897
  • Folder: 27, Mrs. Henriette Hovey to Herbert Small, Jan., 1898
  • Folder: 28, Mrs. Henriette Hovey to Curtis Hidden Page, Feb. 15, 1900
  • Folder: 29, Mrs. Henrietta Hovey to Harold Goddard Rugg, March 31, 1906
  • Folder: 30, Mrs. Henrietta Hovey to Harold Goddard Rugg, Nov. 19, 1913
  • Folder: 31, Richard Hovey to Copeland and Day, March 16, 1895

Box: 18, 1880-1899

Writings including "Men of Dartmouth"

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, "Eleazar," original manuscript, 1894
  • Folder: 2, "Men of Dartmouth," original manuscript, 1894
  • Folder: 3, "Vows," play, typescript with notes, 1899
  • Folder: 4, "The Blind," by Maeterlink, translation by Hovey, original manuscript with letter by Bliss Carman (1918), undated
  • Folder: 5, "Eleutheria-An Essay on the Growth of Democratic Ideas in English Poetry," original manuscript, 1885
  • Folder: 6, "The Hidalgo's Daughter or The Pirate's Revenge," original manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 7, "Autobiography," typescript with notes, 1894
  • Folder: 8, "To Miriam," original manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 9, "The Queen of Merlin," original manuscript with letter from Arthur Livermore to Harold Rugg (1918), 1890
  • Folder: 10, "Along the Trail," original manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 11, Hovey Family Portrait Photo Album, 1880
  • Folder: 12, "Poems", 1880
  • Folder: 13, "Poems," written 1898, bound, circa 1898
  • Folder: 14, "Lancelot and Guenevere" and "The Laurel," handwritten copies of letters regarding these poems (1891-1892), undated

Box: 19, undated

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Shelf List Cards

Box: 20, 1882-1899

Writings: "Press Book," carbon copies of poems, bound

Finding Aids