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J. G. Holland papers

Collection Data

Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881) was an American author, journalist and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, papers concerning Abraham Lincoln, and family records. Materials include manuscripts of Holland's books, Arthur Bonnicastle (1873), Nicholas Minturn (1877), and Mistress of the Manse (1874); miscellaneous poems, essays and addresses; and papers relating to Abraham Lincoln, including copies of letters, 1843-1860, by Lincoln to Herbert Asbury, W.H. Herndon and James Speed, with letters by them and others to Holland containing reminiscences of Lincoln. Also, insurance papers, land papers, and letters to Holland, 1864-1880, as editor of Scribner's Monthly, from various American and English literary figures.
Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881 (Compiler)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1843 - 1881
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1419
Physical Description
Extent: 1.8 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 v., 1 package)
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12396704
MSS Unit ID: 1419
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9448ed30-c617-012f-3e3e-58d385a7bc34
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