Manuscript/Archive , Print in English

Grace Denio Litchfield scrapbooks : 1871-1936

  • 9 volumes (1 record center box)
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Also known as
  • Litchfield scrapbooks
Subjects
Genre
  • Poems.
  • Stories, short.
  • Clippings.
  • Reviews.
  • Scrapbooks.
Summary
  • The collection is formed by nine scrapbooks that contain copies of published stories and poems of American writer, Grace Denio Litchfield. The scrapbooks are bound volumes with examples of Miss Litchfield's writings 1871-1936. Also in the scrapbooks are reviews of her novels and poetry collections and some notices of Miss Litchfield's background and social life in Washington, D.C.
Other information
  • Poems and letters of Grace Denio Litchfield are also included in the Francese Hubbard Litchfield Turnbull Papers Ms. 229 available in Special Collections.
  • Cite as: Grace Denio Litchfield Scrapbooks Ms 417 Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University.
  • Finding aids note: Unpublished register available in repository.
  • Ownership history: The collection was transferred from the George Peabody Library in 2002.
  • Restrictions: Permission to publish material from this collection must be requested in writing from the Manuscripts Librarian, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218.
  • Biograpical sketch: Grace Denio Litchfield, author and poet, was born in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City, Nov.19,1849. She was the daughter of Edwin Clark and Grace Hill (Hubbard) Litchfield and the sister of Francese Hubbard Litchfield Turnbull (Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull). Miss Litchfield was tutored privately at home and abroad and spent much of her early life in Europe. She returned to Europe after her father's death in 1882 and remained there until 1888. Her first book, "Only an incident" was published in 1883. In the following years she published many novels, collections of poems, and contributed verse and stories to leading magazines. In later years, Miss Litchfield made her home in Washington D.C. She died December 4, 1944.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 52539518
  • OCLC: 52539518