Jackson, Helen Hunt (1830 – 1885)

jacksonJackson, Helen Hunt

15 October 1830 – 12 August 1885

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Pertinent Archives:

Barnard College Library (correspondence and manuscripts of women including Jackson) (http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library/)

California Historical Society (letters to Milicent Washburn Shinn) (http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/)

Colorado College, Colorado Springs (misc. papers) (http://www.coloradocollege.edu/index.asp)

Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (correspondence with Robert Underwood Johnson) (http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/rbml/)

Forbes Library (correspondence and drafts) (http://www.forbeslibrary.org/)

The Huntington Library (letters and 24 literary manuscripts) (http://www.huntington.org/)

Jones Library, Amherst, MA (misc. papers) (http://www.joneslibrary.org/)

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (correspondence with Whitelaw Reid) (http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/)

Mills College Library, Manuscript Collections (correspondence and manuscripts) (http://www.mills.edu/academics/library/special_collections/sc_coll.php)

Minnesota Historical Society, Archives and Manuscripts (correspondence with Henry Benjamin Whipple) (http://www.mnhs.org/collections/)

The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives (correspondence with William Cullen Bryant, Parke Godwin, and Godwin Family; incomplete manuscript of unpublished novel “Elspeth Dynor”; clippings, primarily of book reviews from the New York Timesconcerning a biographical work on Jackson; and sales catalogs) (http://www.nypl.org)

Rutherford B. Hayes Library (correspondence with William Claflin) (http://www.rbhayes.org/library.htm)

Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection (manuscript of Elaine Goodale Eastman’s unpublished biography of Jackson) (http://www.smith.edu/libraries/ssc/)

Trinity College, Watkinson Library (letters from Charles Dudley Warner) (http://library.trincoll.edu/research/watk/)

University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library, Manuscripts Division (correspondence and miscellaneous materials) (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/msscat.html)

University of Missouri Library, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection (correspondence of Mrs. Emma Tyler and James H. Teller referencing Jackson) (http://whmc.umsystem.edu/)

University of the Pacific, Pacific Center for Western Studies (letters to John Muir) (http://web.pacific.edu/)

Most comprehensive record of works and locations is in Helen Hunt Jackson by Ruth Odell.



Legacy References:


Apthorp, Elaine Sargent. “Re-Visioning Creativity: Cather, Chopin, Jewett.” Legacy 9.1 (1992): 1-22.

Barrett, Faith. “Review of Mary Loeffelholz’s From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Poetry.” Legacy22.2 (2005): 196. [LION]

Carpenter, Cari M. “Review of Kate Phillips’s Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life.” Legacy 21.2 (2004): 254. [MUSE] [LION]

Kilcup, Karen L. “Review of Siobhan Senier’s Voices of American Indian Assimilation and Resistance: Helen Hunt Jackson, Sarah Winnemucca, and Victoria Howard.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 216. [GW] [LION]

Noble, Marianne. “Review of Elizabeth A. Petrino’s Emily Dickinson and Her Contemporaries: Women’s Verse in America, 1820-1885.”Legacy 17.2 (2000): 232-33. [GW] [LION]

Whitaker, Rosemary. Legacy Profile: “Helen Hunt Jackson, 1830-1885.” Legacy 3.1 (1986): 56-60.