Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Guide to the Letters and Documents Collection

Part II: Box and Folder List, C

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Copyright 2000 by Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library

February 2000
Last Updated: May 16, 2003

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Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929
ALS, n.y. Dec. 31, to Frank Miles Day
"The enclosed...ex libris of an ancestor of mine may interest you..."
Caine, Hall, Sir 1853-1931
ALS, 1894 July 17, to Reginald Palgrave
Writes in praise of the travel books of William Gifford Palgrave.
Cameron, E.
ALS, 1941 Jan. 28, to Mrs. David Finley
Wants to send French translation of Henry Adams's Democracy, inscribed by Adams.
Removed from Democratie, an anonymous translation of Henry James's Democracy, Paris: 1882
Gift of Bryn Mawr Bookshop of Washington, DC
Campbell, Ivan (Hon. Capt. Hon.) 1859-1917
ALS, 1 Aug. 1915, to Mrs. Crosby-Brown
Contains an account of administering a typhus hospital in Serbia, where "...renewed fighting in the Balkans is prophesied."
Removed from John of Jingals, by Laurence Housman,
Gift of the Bryn Mawr Book Shop of New York, Oct. 1995
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960
ALS, [1950] Oct. 3, to Madelyn Gutwirth
Gift of Madelyn Gutwirth
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961
ALS, n.y. Feb. 17, to Marion Edwards Park
From the Papers of Marion Edwards Park
[Cantner], Mollie (Civil War Letter)
ALS 1862 July 8, to Mrs. Lizzie Cantner
 Complains that her sister in Pennsylvania has misconstrued her letter to refer to herself. "I refer to abolitionists altogether. I believe there are many noble men in the Federal Army...but the majority are there to free the negroes..."
Carlock, Daisy
ALS, 1893 May 26, to "Dear Sister"
 Some description of Chicago during the World's Columbian Exposition.
Tipped in to The Beautiful Life of Frances E. Willard, by Anna Gordon
Caskey, Lacey Davis
2 ALsS, 1924 May 4 and May 5, to Joseph Clark Hoppin
Removed from a book belonging to Eleanor D. Wood Whitehead 1902.
Carter, John, 1905-1975
Correspondence with John Sparrow, Tom Haber, etc. concerning Haber's book on the Shropshire Lad, with reviews, etc.
Removed from The Making of a Shropshire Lad, a Manuscript Variorum, ed. by Tom Burns Haber.
D. Holmes, 17 July 1995, Adelman Fund
Carter, John, 1905-1975
ALS, 1972 Feb. 1, to Catherine Bohlen, together with misc. notes and printed material including signed offprint of "The Caxton Ovid" from the Spring 1971 Book Collector.
Cassatt, Mrs.?
Autograph Ms Poem "Crossing the Bar by Tommy H. Tennyson"
Removed from A Book of Verse, by W. B. Gordon
Gift of the Friends of the Library, 1983
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947
2 TLsS, n.y. Dec. 1, to Marion Edwards Park and 1925, Jan. 21, to Fannie E. Teller, 2 APcsS, n.d. to Miss Park, First Day Cover.
To Teller: "The only kind of social workers I object to are those who shamelessly say they are 'going into social work for a time to get material for fiction.'."
From the Papers of Marion Edwards Park
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947
3 TLsS, 1927 Dec. 29, 1928 Dec. 31, 1938 Jan. 11, to Caroline M. Slade
Tipped in to Caroline McCormick Slade's scrapbook: A84-5, vols. 1 and 3
Chamberlain, Austen, Sir, 1863-1937
ALS, 1888 Mar. 27, to T. Craig Brown
Gift of Seymour Adelman
Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884
ALS, 1882 Nov. 10, to Rev. Canon Bell
Comments on English and American poets. Browning is "the noblest English poet of our age."
Adelman Fund, 1987
Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
ALS, n.y. Sept. 17, to Mrs. Earl
Concerning materials contributed by her for sale by anti-slavery group, including copy of book edited by her.
Library Purchase
Charles, Elizabeth Rundle, 1828-1896
ALS, n.d., to Mr Smith
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916
ALS, 1985 Aug. 31, to Georgiana Goddard King
Removed from Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine Metcalf
Cheney, Dorothy L.
ALS, n.d., to Emily Cross
Gift of Emily R. Cross
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880
ALS, 1862 Dec. 22, to Mary Stearns
In a letter to her niece, expresses her anti-slavery political opinions, celebrates the emergence of blacks in the consciousness of society, and comments patronizingly on Mary Todd Lincoln.
Surf Fund, 1989
Chute, Marchette Gaylord, 1909-
TLS, 1946 Apr. 26, to Samuel Chew
Gift of Samuel Claggett Chew
ALS, n.d. to Emily Cross
Removed from Geoffrey Chaucer of England
Clark, Mary Augusta
ALS, 1938 July 4, to Dr. Burdick
Clark, Janet T. Howell ?
ALS, 1975 Feb 9, to Alice Hoffman
Thanks for helping develop the program "Women Workers' Week" at Bryn Mawr.
Gift of Alice Hoffman
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Autograph "Mark Twain"
From the Library of Fannie E. Teller '18, 1942
Personal note, including mention of his daughter's entering Bryn Mawr College
ALS, 1890 Oct. 4, to Joe Goodman
Gift of Joanna Semel Rose '52, 1997
Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947
ALS, 1912 Oct. 20, to Mrs. Henry Jones Ford
Gift of Margaret Hildt
Clifford, W. K., Mrs, d. 1929
ALS, n.d., to Mrs. Pearsall-Smith
From the estate of Margaret Gregson
Cline, Clarence Lee
TLS "C.L" 1976 Nov 16 to Janet Camp Troxell
 Inquiry about the location of signatures, possibly forgeries of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, in preparation of Cline's The Owl and the Rossettis.
Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904
ALS, n.y. July 22, to Mrs. Pearsall Smith
Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865
ALS, 185? June 23, to Mr. Jras [? Iras] Rolfe
Cobden-Sanderson, Annie, 1852-1944
ALS, 1907 Jan. 1, to Elizabeth Marot
Gift of the Class of 1912, 1993
Cobden-Sanderson, T.J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922 Folder #1
5 AlsS, 1919-1921, Corr. to Henry and Catherine Raven Holiday
4 ALsS, 1900-1919, to "Dear Katie"
ALS 1921 to Henry
Gift of the Friends of the Library, 1981
Cobden-Sanderson, T.J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922 Folder #2
2 ALsS, c. 1907, to M. Carey Thomas
From the Papers of M. Carey Thomas
Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966
ALS, 1954 Nov. 11, to Donald Brien
TLS, 1954 Aug. 22, to Donald Brien
From the Donald Brien Collection
Cochran and McCrone Publishers
ALS, 1854 June 28, to [E. M. Worter ?] Madam
Laid in the Autobiography, Times, Opinions and Contemporaries of Sir Egerton Bridges, London: 1834
Gift of Joseph Y. Jeanes
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 Folder #1
3ALsS, 1898 Mar. 19, 1918 Jan. 8, 1928 Feb. 13, to Harold Peirce
From the Library of Mary Peirce '12
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 Folder #2
10 ALsS, 1921-1926,Corr. with Samuel Chew,
Gift of Samuel S. and Lucy E. Chew
ALS, 1932 May 15, to Rosemond [Tuve?]
ALS, 1934 Jan. 22, to Edith Finch
ALS, 1936 May 16, to Lucy Martin Donnelley
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
ALS, [1827, Aug.], to Alaric A. Watts
 Describes his depression at length, his vexations with publishers. Agrees to submit an essay for publication, provided it "will not be deemed an attack on Sir Walter Scott, tho' I have little reason to hold myself obliged to him."
From the Library of Edwin Corning (Albany)
Gift of the Friends of the Libraray
Collier, Constance, 1878-1955
ACS, n.d., to Theresa Helburn
Gift of Theresa Helburn '08
Collingwood, W. G. (William Gershom), 1854-1932
ALS, 1898 Nov. 19, to Helen R. Stevenson
Colvin, Sidney, Sir, 1845-1927
ALS, 1918 Feb. 20, to Samuel Chew
Gift of Samuel Chew
Cook, Joel, 1842-1910
ALS, 1904 Nov. 29, to George Stevenson
Removed from Switzerland, Picturesque and Descriptive, by Joel Cook, Phila: 1904
Gift of Eleanor A. Bliss '21, 1982
Cooke, Alistair, 1908
TPcS, 1953 Dec. 31, to Pauline Goldmark
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933, President of the United States 1923-1929
3 engraved invitation to White House functions: 1926 Jan 28, 1928 Feb 2, 1929 Jan. 10 (with admission ticket)
Gift of Margaret Hildt
Coppard, A. E. (Alfred Edgar), 1878-1957
Misc. corr. 1928-1936, with Raymond Toole Stott, Jacob Weiss,mMr. Friede, Jake
Coppée, François, 1842-1908
Corbett, Harriet
ALS, n.d., to Otis Corbett
Corman, Cid
TLS, 1975 Dec. 10, "To You whom it may concern"
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974
2 TLsS, 1934 Jan. 11, 1959 Jan. 7, to Antoinette and Marie Willson
Gift of the Friends of the Library, 1983
Cowles [Wilson], Jeanne
ALS, 1968 July 5, to Lydia Este
Removed from Shadows on the Rock, by Willa Cather
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919
Autograph Ms Poem "Femme Inconnue-Louvre"
From the Library of Mary Helen Wingate Lloyd
Gift of R. W. Lloyd
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 Folder #1
3 ALsS, 1957 Oct. 22, 1960 Oct. 29, 1960 Dec. 17, to John Cournos
Replies to offense Cournos took to references in Craig's autobiography. Later personal notes indicate resumption of relationship. Copies of Cournos's letters to Craig.
Gift of the Friends of the Library, 1986
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 Folder #2
14 ALsS, 1924-1953, to Lennox Robinson
Adelman Fund, 1991
Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887.
ALS, n.y. Nov. 9, to Mr. Chapman
ALS, n.y. May 25, to "Dear Sir"
Gift of Seymour Adelman
Crawford, Francis Maria
ALS, 1893 Jan. 1, to "the Editor of Town Torries"
Gift of Seymour Adelman, 1958
Crews, Laura Hope, 1880-1942
2 Cards signed, n.d. to "Love"
Gift of Mrs. H. G. Lloyd '78
Crosby, Dr.
Ms of sermon preached 1869 Oct. 18, in 4th Ave. Presbyterian Church, N.Y.
From the O. S. Hatch Collection
Cullum, Dick
TLS, 1964 May 1, to Paul S. King
Removed from My Lifetime in Sports, by George A. Barton, Minneapolis: 1957
Adelman Collection
Cunningham, Peter, 1816-1869
ALS, 1857 Oct. 30, to J. G. Nichols
ALS, 1854 May 1, to Charles Mackay
Removed from the Story of Nell Gwyn, by Peter Cunningham, London: 1852
Gift of Helen Green Hardwick in memory of Gordon A. Hardwick
Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936
ALS, 1883 July 2, to W. H. Hudson
2 ALsS, 1916 Dec. 5, 1917 Aug. 24, to Paul Lemperley
Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939
TLS, 1919 Nov. 10, to A. Edward Newton (torn)
Gift of Mrs. Lyte Mitchell Fozard '55
Cushing, Joseph R.
ALS, n.d., to Peter L. Schauble
Removed from Doughboy Ditties, by J. Cushing
Adelman Fund

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