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Field letter, Buena Park, Illinois, to W.I. Way, 1894 Nov. 17.
1 item 21 cm.
Collection number: MS 0004

Abstract:
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895, writer. Short letter to his publisher W. Irving Way dated Nov. 1894, in which Field sends regrets for having not visited Way.

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Biographical Note

Eugene Field, an American writer, was born in 1850 to Rosewell Field and Frances Reed. After his mother's death in 1856, he and his brother were sent to live with a cousin in Amherst, Massachusetts. He studied at Williams College from 1868-69. He then studied for a short time at Knox College in Illinois and at the University of Missouri. He married Julia Sutherland Comstock on October 16, 1873. He wrote weekly newspaper columns and also published volumes of poetry and prose. Field died on November 4, 1895.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The material consists of one short letter in which Field regrets not seeing his publisher, W. Irving Way, at his office; he also sends greetings to Mrs. Saundoff.


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E. Field Letter, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts

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Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Contributors
  • Way, W. Irving (Washington Irving), 1853-1931.

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  • Letters


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