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Guide to the Washington Irving collection, 1683-1839(bulk 1753-1839)
M0104 / 973.41.W31IRA F  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Washington Irving collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1683-1839
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1753-1839)
    Collection number: M0104 / 973.41.W31IRA F
    Collector: Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937, collector.
    Extent: 5 v.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Collection is composed of autograph letters of prominent colonial, revolutionary, and early American figures which are interleaved in the five volume work by Washington Irving, LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. The letters were bound into the work by R. W. Smith in 1878-1879 for Timothy Hopkins.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
    The photocopy of the typescript of John Paul Jone's material supplied by the New York Historical Society, which is found in the collection file for this collection, cannot be reproduced.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Timothy Hopkins, 1936.

    Preferred Citation

    Washington Irving collection. M0104 / 973.41.W31IRA F. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Collection is composed of autograph letters of prominent colonial, revolutionary, and early American figures which are interleaved in the five volume work by Washington Irving, LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. The letters were bound into the work by R. W. Smith in 1878-1879 for Timothy Hopkins.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Adams, John, 1735-1826.
    Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
    Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801.
    Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
    Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821.
    Braddock, Edward.
    Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807.
    Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792.
    Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.
    Cadwallader, John.
    Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795.
    Clinton, James.
    Cogswell, I.
    Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770.
    Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
    Hancock, John., 1737-1793.
    Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799.
    Howard, J. G.
    Humphreys, David, 1752-1818.
    Huntington, Jedediah.
    Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796.
    Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
    Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
    Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774.
    Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792.
    Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.
    Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier,.
    Lear, Tobias.
    Lee, Andrew.
    Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794.
    Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810.
    Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813.
    Marshall, John, 1755-1835.
    Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
    Morgan, Daniel.
    Morris, Robert, 1734-1806.
    Moultrie, William.
    Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
    Parker, Hyde.
    Penn, William, 1644-1718.
    Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829.
    Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825.
    Pinkney, William, 1764-1822.
    Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790.
    Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813.
    Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804.
    Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793.
    St. Clair, Anthony.
    Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von,.
    -1794.
    Tallmadge, B., General.
    Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
    Thomson, James, 1700-1748.
    Trumbull, John, 1750-1831.
    Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796.
    Weisner, Conrad.
    White, William, Bishop.
    Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825.
    Williams, Jonathan.
    Williams, O. H.
    Wirt, William.
    17th century--United States.
    18th century--United States.