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Acquisitions Information:

Gift of Mrs. W.B. Moffett.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Frederic-Moffett Papers, MSS 116, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Collection Summary:

Correspondence of Harold Frederic to Charles Miller (Editor of the New York Times) and others including Grover Cleveland; also letters addressed to Frederic and Miller by various correspondents. The collection also includes correspondence and research notes of Prof. Wallace B. Moffett.

Historical Background:

Harold Frederic was an American novelist, journalist, and European correspondent for the New York Times. He was born in Utica, New York in 1856 and died on October 19, 1898 in England at the age of 42. Wallace B. Moffett (b. 1889), a professor in the English Department at Michigan State University in the 1940s, made a study of the career of Harold Frederic.

Processing Note:


Most of the letters in this collection were later published in The Correspondence of Harold Frederic, edited by George E. Fortenberry, et al (Fort Worth, Tex.:  Texas Christian University Press, 1977)


Box Folder Description
1   Original letters
  1 Harold Frederic to Charles Miller, 1884-1886
  2 H. Spenser Wilkinson to Harold Frederic, Oct. 13, 1885
    E. G. Dunnell to Charles Miller, Jan. 24, 1886
    William Digby to Harold Frederic, Jan. 27, 1886
    D. B. [Eaton] to [Charles Miller], March 24, 1886
    George Burlington to Harold Frederick, April 3, 1886
    Harold Frederic to John C. Reid, April 17, 1886
    E. G. Dunnell to Charles Miller, Apr. 25, 1886
    E. G. Dunnell to Charles Miller, May 2, 1886
    J. H. Copleston to Charles Miller, June 3, 1886
    J. H. Copleston to Charles Miller, June 23, 1886
    J. Clifford Millage to Harold Frederic, Oct. 14, 1886
    John C. Reid to Charles Miller, March 18, 1887
  3 Photocopies
    Harold Frederic to Charles Miller, March 30, 1886
    Harold Frederic to John B. Howe
  4 Harold Frederic to (Governor) Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889
  5 Harold Frederic to Col. Daniel S. Lamont, 1885-1888
  6 Photograph: Harold Frederic (published in The Bookman)
  7 Correspondence, 1945-1946, 1952, 1970
  8 Work plan, research notes
Box Folder Description
2   CARD INDEX – research notes

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