Osgood, Frances Sargent (1811-1850)

Osgood, Frances Sargent

18 June 1811 – 12 May 1850


Image Information:

Photographer: John Chester Buttre
Date: about 1845
Source: The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
Permissions: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/

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Pertinent Archives:

American Antiquarian Society (a short story, a brief journal, correspondence, a clipping about Edgar Allen Poe, and other items and memorabilia) (http://www.americanantiquarian.org/)

Boston Public Library (correspondence and manuscript poems) (http://www.bpl.org/)

Legacy References:

Gray, Janet. “Review of Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women’s Poetry, 1800-1900.” Legacy 21.1 (2004): 99. [LION]

Kete, Mary Louise. “Review of Eliza Richards’s Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe’s Circle.” Legacy 25.1 (2008): 166-68. [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]

Petrino, Elizabeth A. “‘Silent Eloquence’: The Social Codification of Floral Metaphors in the Poems of Frances Sargent Osgood and Emily Dickinson.” Legacy 15.2 (1998): 139-57. [GW] [LION]

Voeller, Carey R. “‘I have not told half we suffered’: Overland Trail Women’s Narratives and the Genre of Suppressed Textual Mourning.” Legacy 23.2 (2006): 148-62. [LION]

Walker, Cheryl. Legacy Profile: “Frances Osgood, 1811-1850.” Legacy 1.2 (1984): 5-6.

Zellinger, Elissa. “Edna St. Vincent Millay and the Poetess Tradition.” Legacy 29.2 (2012): 240-262.