by Richard A. Edwards, c1997-2000.
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Berkeley, CA
University of California
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
Ella Wheeler Wilcox letter to Lydia A. Houghton.
Milwaukee, Wisc. : 1880. ALS, [1880?] May 20.
Archive/Manuscript Control ACCESSION: 26284071 UNIV OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
2 p. ; 21 cm.

Berkeley, CA
University of California
Ella Wheeler Wilcox letter to Messrs. Robert Clark & Co.
New York : ALS, 1891 June.
[1] leaf ; 20 cm.
NOTES: Concerning two of her books.

La Jolla, CA
J.S.Copley Library
[Short Beach, Connecticut].
Archive/Manuscript Control COPLEY PRESS, J S COPLEY LIBR, CA
1 p. ; 25 x 17.5 cm. (with 2 ALS).
NOTES: Original typed manuscript of Wheeler's famous poem "Interlude," signed by the poet. Also included: two ALS, one undated (16.5 x 13 cm.) and one dated October 12, 1892 (20.5x 13.5 cm.), the latter to C. C. Hunt, concerning publishers' syndicates.

La Jolla, CA
J.S.Copley Library
AMsS, New York.
Archive/Manuscript Control : JSC COPLEY PRESS, J S COPLEY LIBR CA
2 p.; 12 x 20 cm.
NOTES: The poet has written out the first and last stanzas of her famous poem which begins: "Laugh and the world laughs with you, Weep, and you weep alone." Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919.

Tampa, FL
University of South Florida
Tampa Campus Library Special Collections Department
Ella Wheeler Wilcox [1850-1919].
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection - Wilcox, Ella Wheeler., (168).
"This collection is comprised of individual documents and small groups of documents not of sufficient size to form stand-alone archival collections. The individual entries may designate anything from a single autograph to several file folders of assorted documents."

Cambridge, MA
Radcliffe College
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919.
Papers, 1843-1989 (inclusive).
DESCRIPTION: 3 linear ft.
SUBJECTS: *S1  Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930. *S2  Leslie, Frank, Mrs., d. 1914. *S3  Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940.  *S4  Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919. *S5  American literature--19th century.
LOCATION: Arthur & Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College

Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan. Women's League.
Women's League (University of Michigan) records 1890-1965.
Browne, Sarah Mills Gayley. ; Howells, William Dean,; 1837-1920. ; Wheeler, Edith M. ; Wilcox, Ella Wheeler,; 1850-1919.
University of Michigan. Women's League. 1890-1965
Description: 33 linear ft.
Abstract: Constitution and articles of incorporation, reports, correspondence, minutes of the League and of women students' governing bodies, scrapbooks, presidents reports, and photographs; include letters from Ella Wheeler Wilcox and William Dean Howells; also papers of Edith M. Wheeler and Sarah Mills Gayley Browne.

Ann Arbor, MI
Shetterly, Charles Kiely.
 Autograph collection of famous men and women,
YEAR: 1845 1901
Archive/Manuscript Control UNIV OF MICHIGAN LIBR
FORMAT: 23 items. ACCESSION: 34363694
NOTES: Accompanied by Shetterly's note of presentation, his business card, and several autographs. Consists of letters addressed to Seth K. Shetterly between 1849-1857; and letters and autographed poetic and literary quotations sent to C. K. Shetterly in response to requests. Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919.

Ann Arbor, MI
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
 IN: Shetterly, Charles Kiely. Autograph Collection.
 YEAR: 1892
 Archive/Manuscript Control UNIV OF MICHIGAN LIBR
FORMAT: 1 p. Holograph signed.
NOTES: A 7-line stanza, unrhymed, beginning: I have learned how to pray, and toil, and save ... Embossed seal in upper right-hand corner: E. W. W. Date supplied from watermark: 1892.

Durham, NC
Duke University
American Writers. Papers, 1814-1969. 167 items and 1 vol. Miscellaneous letters of American authors, editors, and other
literary figures primarily relating to literary topics.
Women writers include: Susan B. Anthony, Mary Louise Booth, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Caroline Gilman, Mary Johnston, Anna Leonowens, Mary McCarthy, Margaret Mitchell Marsh, Katherine Drayton Simons, Carolyn Wells, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, and others.
A Sampler of Women's Studies Resources: Manuscript Collections at Duke's Special Collections Library

Durham, NC
Duke University
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
Mixed Materials 11 items. DUKE UNIV LIBR
NOTES: Unprocessed collection. Cataloged from accession records. Collection consists of poetry and correspondence of Wilcox, author of The Art of Being Alive, Poems of Passion.  She writes in one letter to dramatist Charles Hale Hoyt about her line, "Laugh and the world laughs with you," in another of her relationship with James Whitcomb Riley and another about her publisher.  Other miscellaneous items include some poetry, one entitled "A Dream-Pandit."

University Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
Ella Wheeler Wilcox letters.
YEAR: 1882 1917
ACCESSION: 37290453
PUB TYPE: Mixed Materials FORMAT: 5 items.
NOTES: In the Rare Books Room, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. (#997-0008R/VF Lit) Wilcox writes from Narragansett Pier, R.I. to the Editor of the [New York] Sun newspaper, undated, asking him to publish a poem for her friends in the Sunday issue, and, 12 August 1882, angrily complains that he embarrassed her by printing her request along with the poem; to illustrator [W.W.] Denslow, 9 December 1904, announcing the two books arrived and that she will send her two latest. To Mr. Stoddard from Short Beach, Conn., undated [ca. 1891- 1919], with details about publishing; and to Miss Mason, 15 January 1917, clarifying her intent not to write prose again and that she is no longer interested in reform causes and organizations but will devote her time to study, meditation, prayer, and psychic research (includes a 25 January 1917 reply from Mason). Wilcox was an American poet and journalist.

University Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Sheet music by and about women, 1794-1945.
Author(s):Marshall, Alice Kahler,  collector.; Cook, Eliza,; 1818-1889. ; Forster, Dorothy,; 1884-1950. ; Gabriel, Virginia,; 1825-1877. ; Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne,; 1793-1835. ; Jacobs-Bond, Carrie,; 1862-1946. ; Parker, Dorothy R.; 1927- . ; (Dorothy Ragon),; Parkhurst, E. A.; Mrs. ; Rohrer, Gertrude Martin,; b. 1875. ; Salter, Mary Turner. ; Shindler, Mary Dana,; 1810-1883. ; Wilcox, Ella Wheeler,; 1850-1919. ; Winner, Septimus,; 1827-1902.
Description: 7199 items.
In: Alice Marshall collection of women's history materials
Abstract: This portion of the collection contains sheet music by women composers and lyricists, and with images of and songs about children, bloomer girls, country girls, cowgirls, bicyclists, World Wars I and II, battered women, marriage, sexuality, double standard, courtship, mothers, education, Salvation Army, the new woman, nurses, pacifism, women's rights, immigrants, housework, woman as symbol, Women's Christian Temperance Union, women in sports, witches, working women (servants, seafarers), Native Americans, fashion, and women as babes/dolls. Composers include Eliza Cook, Mary Earl, Dorothy Forster, Virginia Gabriel, Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Carrie Jacobs-Bond, Anita Owen, Dorothy R. Parker, Mrs. E. A. Parkhurst, Gertrude Martin Rohrer, Mary Turner Salter, Mary Dana Shindler, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, and Septimus Winner.

Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia
Local call number: MSS 6981-g
Personal Author: Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919.
Letter from Ella Wheeler Wilcox [manuscript], 1888 October 6.
Note: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Summary: Ella Wheeler Wilcox letter, Oct. 6, 1888, on letterhead of St. Albans (Hotel), N.Y.C., to an unidentified reviewer regarding the publication of her new book and asking for a "fair notice."
Cite as: Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Letter, 1888, Accession #6981-g, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Acquisitions source: Purchase; Cohasco, Inc.; Yonkers, N.Y. 10702; Nov. 13,1997.
Staff note: *baf*alss
Location-Restriction: MSS Processing Hall shelf 110 box F
Held by: SPEC-COLL

Charlottesville, VA
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
Papers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
YEAR: 1884 1919
Archive/Manuscript Control UNIV OF VIRGINIA
FORMAT: 85 items.
NOTES: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library. The collection contains manuscripts of ten poems and essays, and four quotations. Correspondence is chiefly professional. Letters to Edward Bok concern editorial matters, a misunderstanding re copyright, and a forged letter designed to stir up enmity between the two. Letters to James Burton Pond concern her promotion of harpist Mabel Monroe. Other letters concern submissions, serial rights, reprints and the promotion of new talent. Several letters describe life in France in 1918, her speaking engagements for the troops and her admiration for Leon Dennis. Her interest in psychics and in the poetry of Richard Le Gallienne are also mentioned. In addition there are social notes, letters to her dressmaker,letters to autograph hunters and notes of thanks and sympathy. The collection also contains photographs of Wilcox; a signed petition, 1899, for perpetual copyright; reviews; press release; published interview; and obituaries.
ACCESSION: 31083828

Richmond, VA
Virginia Historical Society, Division of Manuscripts and Archives,
P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, Virginia 23221-0311.
Southern Women and Their Families
in the 19th Century
Papers and Diaries
Series D, Holdings of the Virginia Historical Society
Part 3: Piedmont, Virginia
Mss1Ea765b, Early Family Papers, 1764-1956,
Lynchburg, Virginia
Section 4 consists of sixty-two items, correspondence, 1838-1892, of Jubal Anderson Early (of Lynchburg, Virginia, and
while serving in the Confederate States Armies of the Potomac, Northern Virginia, and the Valley) with Stephen Adams,
Lewis L. Armistead, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, Charles Minor Blackford, Benjamin F. Bland, Thomas Stanley
Bocock, C. A. Bohannan, Edward William Bok ([copy] concerning the burning of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1864), J.
M. Booker, Edward S. Brown, David W. Burton, Charles William Button, Joseph Caruthers, Middleton Chambers, Robert
Hall Chilton (concerning Samuel Henry Early), Aurelius Christian, Philip D. Christian, Anne Lelitia (Early) Clarkson, Oden
G. Clay, James L. Claytor, R. T. Craighill, John Warwick Daniel, William Daniel, J. C. Davant (copy), Jefferson Davis (of
Beauvoir, Harrison County, Mississippi, concerning Robert Edward Lee), Robert J. Davis, Varina (Howell) Davis
(concerning Varina Anne Jefferson Davis and Alfred Wilkinson), Francis Brown Deane, Joab Early, John Cabell Early, Dr.
Robert Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Dr. Landon Brame Edwards, George T. Erwin (copy), Richard Stoddart Ewell, John
Walter Fairfax, Dr. Malcolm N. Fleming, August Forsberg, A. H. Gill (copy), E. P. Goggin, James Newton Gordon, John
Brown Gordon (concerning Jefferson Davis), Edward Sanford Gregory, Daniel A. Grimsley, P. Hairston, William H. Hall,
Don Pedro Halsey, Stephen P. Halsey, Charles D. Hamner, Wade Hampton (concerning James Longstreet and the Battle of
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), George W. Hardwicke, Daniel Harvey Hill, James R. Holt, John Bell Hood (concerning
entrenchments at Petersburg, Virginia), Vinnie (Ream) Hoxie, Frank Huger, John T. Humphreys, Andrew Hunter (copy),
Edward Sixtus Hutter, Thaddeus H. Ivey, Mary Anna (Morrison) Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson (concerning oysters),
Tipton Davis Jennings, Bradley Tyler Johnson, Joseph Eggleston Johnston (concerning Robert Edward Lee), Robert Garlick
Hill Kean, Frank Kinckle, William King, Thomas Jellis Kirkpatrick, John DeVal Langhorne, John S. Langhorne, William W.
Larkin, George Woodville Latham, Dr. William Grey Latham, Fitzhugh Lee, Robert Edward Lee, John H. Lewis, C. T.
Litchfield, James Longstreet (concerning Joseph Brevard Kershaw), S. M. McConnell (copy), Alexander McDonald, J. J.
Mahone, Charles Marshall (concerning Robert Edward Lee, James Longstreet, and the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania),
Morton Marye (concerning a monument of Robert Edward Lee in Richmond, Virginia), William D. Miller, T. Holcombe
Mitchell, G. W. Montgomery (copy), James William Morgan, Dr. William Sylvanus Morris, Charles Louis Mosby, John
Singleton Mosby, Dr. John Charles Mundy, J. B. Norvell, Lorenzo Norvell, Benjamin H. Nowlin, G. W. Oliver (copy),
Peter Johnston Otey, Dr. William O. Owen, Dr. James H. Patton (copy), David Bryce Payne, Dr. Robert S. Payne, John E.
Penn, John G. Perry, William A. Poore, Samuel Davis Preston, William Cabell Rives (of Castle Hill, Albemarle County,
Virginia), John Henry Seay, Jacob H. Sharp (copy), C. T. Smith, Charles W. Statham, [Edward Jenner Steptoe], John W.
Stone, Dr. William A. Strother, James Ewell Brown Stuart, Van Taliaferro, N. S. Tanner, J. H. Thompson, Austin M.
Trible, Samuel Tyree, Henry C. Victor, Benjamin Philip Walker, William Waller, A. D. Warwick, James W. Watts, R. T.
Watts, Ella (Wheeler) Wilcox, Daniel A. Wilson, Seth Woodroff, A. B. Woodruff, A. M. Woodruff, and William T. Yancey.
An envelope, 1862, Richmond, Virginia, bears a Confederate States of America postage stamp.

Janesville, WI
Rock County Historical Society
10 S. High St. Janesville, WI

Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
Correspondence with Mr. and Mrs. Buchanan, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Wheeler and others, holograph poem, signed, a scrapbook with articles about and letters to Wilcox and a photograph unmounted.
IN: Cairns Collection of American literature by women authors who flourished before 1901 (OCoLC)16810398
YEAR: 1883-1907.
15 items
NOTES: One letter consists of leaves numbered 2-7,9; the collection also includes a newspaper clipping with a photo and brief biographical description. Letter to Mr. Thomas praises his play; includes an unrecorded version of her poem Secret thoughts. Unmounted photograph, 13 x 9.2 cm., sepia-tone, ca. 1890's.
OTHER: University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. Cairns Collection. Part B. Wilcox. Let toilers boldly walk abroad. Secret thoughts.

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