Text: Dwight R. Thomas, “Bibliography: 1841,” Poe in Philadelphia, 1838-1844 (1978), pp. 998-1015


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Works dealing primarily with Poe's Philadelphia associates are cited in the directory, as are the many reminiscences of him. For ease of reference the sources listed here have been classified under seven major headings: (1) Writings of Edgar Allan Poe; (2) Sources of Biographical Information on Poe; (3) Sources of Biographical Information on Poe's Contemporaries; (4) Histories; (5) Magazines and Newspapers; (6) Directories, Guidebooks, Maps, and Contemporary Descriptions of Philadelphia and Other Cities; and (7) Manuscript Collections.


a. Bibliographies

Dameron, J. Lasley. “Thomas Ollive Mabbott on the Canon of Poe's Reviews.” Poe Studies, 5 (1972), 56-57.

Heartman, Charles F., and James R. Canny.A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Rev. ed. 1943; rpt. New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1972.

Hull, William Doyle, II. “A Canon of the Critical Works of Edgar Allan Poe.” Diss. Virginia 1941.

b. Editions

Brigham, Clarence S., ed. Edgar Allan Poe's Contributions to Alexander's Weekly Messenger. 1943; rpt. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973.

Harrison, James A., ed. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe. 17 vols. 1902; rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1965. [page 999:]

Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed. Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume I: Poems. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969.

Ostrom, John Ward, ed. The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe. 2 vols. 1948; rpt. with a supplement, New York: Gordian Press, 1966.

————. “Fourth Supplement to The Letters of Poe.” American Literature, 45 (1974), 513-36.

Pollin, Burton R., comp. Dictionary of Names and Titles in Poe's Collected Works. New York: Da Capo Press, 1968.

Spannuth, Jacob E., and Thomas Ollive Mabbott, eds. Doings of Gotham: Poe's Contributions to The Columbia Spy. Pottsville, Pa.: Jacob E. Spannuth, 1929.


a. Bibliographies

Dameron, J. Lasley, and Irby B. Cauthen, Jr. Edgar Allan Poe: A Bibliography of Criticism, 1827-1967. Charlottesville, Va.: University Press of Virginia, 1974.

Hubbell, Jay B. “Edgar Allan Poe.” Eight American Authors. Ed. James Woodress. Rev. ed. New York: Norton, 1971. Pp. 3-36.

Hyneman, Esther F. Edgar Allan Poe: An Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles in English, 1827-1973. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1974.

b. Biographies

Allen, Hervey. Israfel: The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe. Rev. ed. New York: Farrar &Rinehart, 1934.

Gill, William F. The Life of Edgar Allan Poe. 5th ed., rev. New York: W. J. Widdleton, 1880. [page 1000:]

Griswold, Rufus W. “Memoir of the Author.” The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe, Volume I: Tales. Ed. Rufus W. Griswold. New York: Redfield, 1855. Pp. xxi-lv.

Ingram, John H. Edgar Allan Poe: His Life, Letters, and Opinions. 1886; rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1965.

Phillips, Mary E. Edgar Allan Poe, The Man. 2 vols. Chicago: John C. Winston, 1926.

Quinn, Arthur Hobson. Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography. 1941; rpt. New York: Cooper Square, 1969.

Woodberry, George E. The Life of Edgar Allan Poe, Personal and Literary. 2 vols. 1909; rpt. New York: Biblo and Tannen, 1965.

c. Specialized Studies

Allen, Hervey, and Thomas Ollive Mabbott. Poe's Brother: The Poems of William Henry Leonard Poe. New York: George H. Doran, 1926.

Butterfield, Roger, and Joseph Jackson. “Poe's Obscure Contemporaries.” American Notes &Queries, 2 (1942), 27-29.

Campbell, Killis. “Gleanings in the Bibliography of Poe.” Modern Language Notes, 32 (1917), 267-72.

——————. The Mind of Poe and Other Studies. 1933 rpt. New York: Russell &Russell, 1972.

Didier, Eugene L. The Poe Cult and Other Poe Papers. 1909; rpt. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1972.

Jackson, David K. Poe and The Southern Literary Messenger. 1934 rpt. New York: Haskell House, 1970.

Miller, F. DeWolfe. “The Basis for Poe's ‘The Island of the Fay.’” American Literature, 14 (1942) 135-40.

Moss, Sidney P. Poe's Literary Battles: The Critic in the Context of His Literary Milieu. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1963.

——————. Poe's Major Crisis: His Libel Suit and New York's Literary World. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1970. [page 1001:]

Moyne, Ernest John. “Did Edgar Allan Poe Lecture at Newark Academy?” Delaware Notes, 26th Series (1953) 1-19.

Nolan, J. Bennett. Israfel in Berkshire: Edgar Allan Poe's Visit to, Reading. Reading, Pa.: Pennsylvania Optical Company, 1948.

Pollin, Burton R. Discoveries in Poe. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1970.

——————. “Poe and the Boston Notion.” English Language Notes, 8 (1970), 23-28.

Rice, Sara Sigourney, ed. Edgar Allan Poe: A Memorial Volume. 1877; rpt. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973.

Robbins, J. Albert. “Edgar Poe and the Philadelphians: A Reminiscence by a Contemporary.” Poe Studies, 5 (1972), 45-48.

Schulte, Amanda Pogue. Facts About Poe: Portraits &Daguerreotypes of Edgar Allan Poe. 1926; rpt. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1972.

Veler, Richard P., ed. Papers on Poe: Essays in Honor of John Ward Ostrom. Springfield, O.: Chantry Music Press, 1972.

Walsh, John. Poe the Detective: The Curious Circumstances Behind “The Mystery of Marie Roget.” New Brunswick, N. J.: Rutgers University Press, 1968.

Weiss, Susan Archer. The Home Life of Poe. 1907; rpt. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1974.

Whipple, William. “Poe's Political Satire.” University of Texas Studies in English, 35 (1956) 81-95.


a. Biographical Dictionaries

Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1971. [page 1002:]

Brown, John Howard, and Rossiter Johnson, eds. The Biographical Dictionary of America. 10 vols. Boston: American Biographical Society, 1906.

Malone, Dumas, and Allen Johnson, eds. Dictionary of American Biography. 20 vols. New York: Scribner's, 1928

DAB Index: Volumes 1-20. 1937.

DAB Supplement One. Harris E. Starr, ed. Vol. 21. 1944.

DAB Supplement Two. Robert Livingston Schuyler, ed. Vol. 22. 1958.

DAB Supplement Three. Edward T. James, ed. Vol. 23. 1973.

Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sir Sidney Lee, eds. The Dictionary of National Biography from the Earliest Times to 1900. 22 vols. 1885-1901; rpt. London: Oxford University Press, 1937-38.

Wilson, James Grant, and John Fiske, eds. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. 6 vols. New York: Appleton, 1888-89.

Appleton's Cyclopaedia Supplement. James Grant Wilson, ed. Vol. 7. 1901.

b. Sources of Information on Philadelphians

Brotherhead, William. Forty Years Among the Old Booksellers of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: A. P. Brotherhead, 1891.

Chamberlain, Joshua L., Edward Potts Cheyney, and Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer. Universities and Their Sons: University of Pennsylvania. 2 vols. Boston: R. Herndon Co., 1901-02.

Edmonds, Franklin Spencer. History of the Central High School of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1902.

Martin, John Hill. Martin's Bench and Bar of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Rees Welsh &Co., 1883. [page 1003:]

Maxwell, W. J., comp. General Alumni Catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Alumni Association, 1922.

Memoirs and Auto-Biography of Some of the Wealthy Citizens of Philadelphia . ... By a Merchant of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Published by the Booksellers, 1846.

Morais, Henry Samuel. The Jews of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Levytype Co., 1894-.

Simpson, Henry. The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased. Philadelphia: William Brotherhead, 1859.

University of Pennsylvania: Biographical Catalogue of the Matriculates of the College, 174-9-1. Philadelphia: Society of the Alumni.

Wealth and Biography of the Wealthy Citizens of Philadelphia, a Member of the Philadelphia Bar. Philadelphia: G. B. Zieber, 1845.

c. Sources of Information on Authors

(1) Bibliographies

Leary, Lewis, comp. Articles on American Literature, 1900-1950. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1954.

——————. comp. Articles on American Literature,1950-1967. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1970.

Rees, Robert A., and Earl N. Harbert, eds. Fifteen American Authors Before 1900: Bibliographic Essays on Research and Criticism. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1971.

Spiller, Robert E., et al. Literary History of the United States: Bibliography. 4th ed., rev. New York: Macmillan, 197

Woodress, James, comp. Dissertations in American Literature, 1891-1966. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1968.

——————. ed. Eight American Authors: A Review of Research and Criticism. Rev. ed. New York: Norton, 1971. [page 1004:]

(2) Literary Reference Works

Adams, Oscar Fay, comp. A Dictionary of American Authors. 5th ed., rev. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1905.

Duyckinck, Evert A. and George L., comps. Cyclopaedia of American Literature. Rev. ed.2 vols. New York: Scribner's, 1866

Coyle, William, comp. Ohio Authors and Their Books. Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1962.

Hart, James D., comp. The Oxford Companion to American Literature. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Harvey, Sir Paul, comp. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 4th ed., rev. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1967.

Herzberg, Max J., comp. The Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1962

(3) Literary Anthologies Containing Biographical Sketches

Coggeshall, William T., comp. The Poets and Poetry of the West. Columbus, O.: Follett, Foster and Co., 1860.

Griffith, George Bancroft, comp. The Poets of Maine. Portland, Me.: Elwell, Pickard, &Co., 1888.

Griswold, Rufus W., comp. The Female Poets of America. Philadelphia: Carey &Hart, 1849.

——————. comp. The Poets and Poetry of America. Philadelphia: Carey &Hart, 1842.

——————. comp. The Poets and Poetry of America. With additions by R. H. Stoddard. 17th ed., rev. New York: James Miller, 1872.

——————. comp. The Prose Writers of America. 2nd ed., rev. Philadelphia: Carey &Hart, 1847.

Hart, John S., comp. The Female Prose Writers of America. Philadelphia: E. H. Butler, 1852. [page 1005:]

Perine, George C., comp. The Poets and Verse-Writers of Maryland. Cincinnati: Editor Publishing Co., 1898.

Read, Thomas Buchanan, comp. The Female Poets of America. 8th ed. Philadelphia: E. H. Butler, 1864.

d. Sources of Information on Artists

Clark, Edna Maria. Ohio Art and Artists. Richmond, Va.: Garrett and Massie, 1932.

Fielding, Mantle. Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers. Ed. Genevieve C. Doran. 1926; rpt. with a supplement, Greens Farms, Conn.: Modern Books and Crafts, 1974.

Groce, George C., and David H. Wallace. The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America, 1564-1860. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1957.

Peters, Harry T. America on Stone. New York: Doubleday, 1931.

e. Guides to Genealogies and Obituaries

Kaminkow, Marion J., comp. Genealogies in the Library of Congress: A Bibliography. 2 vols. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Co., 1972.

The New York Times Obituaries Index, 1858-1968. New York: New York Times, 1970.


a. Period Histories

Adams, Grace, and Edward Hutter. The Mad Forties. New York: Harper, 1942.

Bode, Carl, ed. American Life in the 1840s. Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1967. [page 1006:]

Branch, E. Douglas. The Sentimental Years, 1836-1860. New York: Appleton, 1934.

Chitwood, Oliver Perry. John Tyler, Champion of the Old South. 1939 rpt. New York: Russell &Russell, 1974.

Garraty, John A. The American Nation to 1877: A History of the United States. New York: Harper, 1966.

Goebel, Dorothy Burne. William Henry Harrison: A Political Biography. 1926; rpt. Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1974.

Gunderson, Robert Gray. The Log-Cabin Campaign. Lexington, Ky.: University of Kentucky Press, 1957.

Nye, Russel Blaine. Society and Culture in America, 1830-1860. New York: Harper &Row, 1974.

Parrington, Vernon Louis. Main Currents in American Thought: Volume Two, 1800-1860; The Romantic Revolution in America. 1927; rpt. New York: Harcourt, Brace &World, n. d.

Turner, Frederick Jackson. The United States, 1830-1850: The Nation and its Sections. 1935; rpt. New York: Norton, 1965.

b. City Histories

Hall, Clayton Colman, et al. Baltimore: Its History and its People. 3 vols. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1912.

Jackson, Joseph. Encyclopedia of Philadelphia. 4 vols. Harrisburg, Pa.: National Historical Association, 1931-33.

Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson. Philadelphia, A History of the City and its People. 4 vols. Philadelphia: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., n. d.

Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Baltimore City and County. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1881.

——————, and Thompson Westcott. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884. 3 vols. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1884. [page 1007:]

Scott, Mary Wingfield. Houses of Old Richmond. 1941; rpt. New York: Bonanza Books, n. d.

Warner, Sam Bass, Jr. The Private City: Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968.

Watson, John F., and Willis P. Hazard. Annals of Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time. Rev. ed. 3 vols. 1879; rpt. Philadelphia: Leary, Stuart &Co., 1909.

White, Theo B. Philadelphia Architecture in the Nineteenth Century. Rev. ed. Philadelphia: Art Alliance Press, 1973.

Young, John Russell, ed. Memorial History of the City of Philadelphia. 2 vols. New York: New York History Co., 1895-98.

c. Literary Histories

Brooks, Van Wyck. The World of Washington Irving. Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1944.

Charvat, William. The Profession of Authorship in America, 1800-1870: The Papers of William Charvat. Ed. Matthew J. Brucccli. Columbus, O.: Ohio State University Press, 1968.

Derby, James C. Fifty Years Among Authors, Books and Publishers. New York: G. W. Carleton, 1884.

Hubbell, Jay B. The South in American Literature, 1607-1900. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1954.

Jackson, Joseph. Literary Landmarks of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: David McKay Co., 1939.

Miller, Perry. The Raven and the Whale: The War of Words and Wits in the Era of Poe and Melville. 1955; rpt. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1973.

Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson. The Literary History of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs, 190.

Spiller, Robert E., et al. Literary History of the United States: History. 3rd ed., rev. New York: Macmillan, 19 [page 1008:]

Wilson, Arthur Herman. A History of the Philadelphia Theatre, 1835 to 1855. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935

d. Histories of Magazines and Publishing Houses

Charvat, William. Literary Publishing in America, 1790-1850. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1959

Exman, Eugene. The Brothers Harper: A Unique Publishing Partnership and its Impact Upon the Cultural Life of America from 1817 to 1853. New York: Harper, 1965.

Jackson, David K. The Contributors and Contributions to The Southern Literary Messenger, 1834-1864. Charlottesville, Va.: Historical Publishing Co., 1936.

Kaser, David. Messrs. Carey &Lea of Philadelphia: A Study in the History of the Booktrade. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1957.

Mott, Frank Luther. A History of American Magazines, 1741-1850. 1930; rpt. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Robbins, J. Albert, Jr. “The History of Graham's Magazine.” Diss. Pennsylvania 1947.

Satterwhite, Joseph Nichols. “Godey's Lady's Book and Fiction: 1830-1850.” Diss. Vanderbilt 1954.

Smyth, Albert H. The Philadelphia Magazines and Their Contributors, 1741-1850. 1892; rpt. Freeport, N. Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1970.

Thompson, Ralph. American Literary Annuals &Gift Books, 1825-1865.1936; rpt. n. p., Archon Books,1967.


a. Magazines

(1) Bibliography and Union List [page 1009:]

Titus, Edna Brown, ed. Union List of Serials in Libraries of the United States and Canada.rd ed. 5 vols. New York: H. W. Wilson Co. 195.

(2) Magazines of Philadelphia and Other Cities

[Variant titles, subtitles, years of publication, and other bibliographical information may be found in the Union List of Serials.]

American Museum (Baltimore)

Arcturus (New York)

The Aristidean (New York)

Baltimore Phoenix &Budget

Brother Jonathan (New York; quarto edition)

Burton's Gentleman's Magazine (Philadelphia)

The Casket (Philadelphia)

The Cold Water Magazine (Philadelphia)

Foreign Quarterly Review (London)

Godey's Lady's Book (Philadelphia)

Graham's Magazine (Philadelphia)

The Guardian (Columbia, Tennessee)

Knickerbocker Magazine (New York)

[Snowden's] Ladies’ Companion (New York)

[Peterson's] Lady's World of Fashion (Philadelphia)

The Magnolia (Charleston, S. C.)

Metcalfe's Miscellany (Philadelphia)

The New World (New York; quarto edition)

The New-Yorker (New York)

New York Mirror [page 1010:]

New York Review

North American Review (Boston)

The Pioneer (Boston)

Sargent's New Monthly Magazine (New York)

Sartain's Union Magazine (Philadelphia)

Southern Literary Messenger (Richmond)

United States Magazine and Democratic Review (Washington; New York)

b. Newspapers

(1) Bibliographies and Union Lists

A Checklist of Pennsylvania Newspapers, Volume I: Philadelphia County. Harrisburg , Pa.: Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1944.

Gregory, Winifred, ed. American Newspapers, 1821-1936: A Union List of Files Available in the United States and Canada. 1937 rpt. New York: Kraus Reprint Corp., 1967.

Schwegmann, George A., Jr., comp. Newspapers on Microfilm. 6th ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1967.

(2) Newspapers of Philadelphia and Other Cities

[Variant titles, subtitles, years of publication, and other bibliographical information may be found in Winifred Gregory's American Newspapers. ]

(a) Philadelphia Daily Newspapers

American Sentinel

Daily Chronicle

Daily Forum

Democratic Argus

National Gazette [page 1011:]

North American

Pennsylvania Inquirer

The Pennsylvanian

Philadelphia Gazette

Poulson's American Dais Advertiser

Public Ledger

The Spirit of the Times

United States Gazette

(b) Philadelphia Weekly Newspapers

Alexander's Weekly Messenger

The Citizen Soldier

Germantown Telegraph

Pennsylvania Freeman

Philadelphia Saturday Museum

Saturday Courier

Saturday Evening Post Weekly

Spirit of the Times

(c) Newspapers of Other Cities The American (Baltimore)

Baltimore Clipper

Baltimore Patriot

Baltimore Republican

Baltimore Saturday Visiter [page 1012:]

Daily National Intelligencer (Washington)

Delaware Gazette (Wilmington, Delaware)

Delaware State Journal (Wilmington, Delaware)

Evening Post (New York)

Evening Star (New York)

The Globe (Washington)

The Independent (Washington)

The Index (Alexandria, Va.; Washington)

New York American (For the Country)

New York Daily Tribune

The Sun (Baltimore)


a. City Directories

(1) Bibliography

Spear, Dorothea N., comp. Bibliography of American Directories Through 1806. Worcester, Mass.: American Antiquarian Society, 1961.

(2) Directories

The Augusta Directory and City Advertiser for 1841. Augusta, Ga.: E. Woodward,1841.

Gaither &Addison, comps. The Washington Directory, and National Register, for 1846. Washington: John T. Towers, 1846.

Keemle, Charles, comp. The St. Louis Directory for the Years 1840-1. Saint Louis: C. Keemle, 1840. [page 1013:]

Matchett's Baltimore Directory, or Register of Householders, Corrected Up to June, 1842. Baltimore: Baltimore Director Office, 1842.

McElroy, A[rchibald], comp. McElroy's Philadelphia Directory. Philadelphia: 1837, 1839-45. [Title and publisher vary slightly from year to year; no directory was issued in 1838. More detailed bibliographic information may be found in Dorothea N. Spear's American Directories. ]

The New York City Directory, for 1842 and 1843. New York: John Doggett, Jr., 1842.

The New York City Directory, for 1844 &1845. New York: John Doggett, Jr., 1844.

Reintzel, Anthony, comp.The Washington Directory, and Governmental Register, for 1843. Washington: Jno. T. Towers, 1843.

The Saint Louis Directory, for the Year 1842. Saint Louis: Chambers &Knapp, 1842.

Shaffer, David Henry, comp. The Cincinnati, Covington, Newport and Fulton Directory, for 1840. Cincinnati: J. B. &R. P. Donogh, 1839.

b. Guidebooks

Every Philadelphian's Book. Philadelphia: Gillis &Walker, 1845.

A Guide to the Lions of Philadelphia; Comprising a Description of the Places of Amusement, Exhibitions, Public Buildings, Public Squares,&c. in the City. Philadelphia: Thomas T. Ash, 1837.

Tanner, Henry S. A New Picture of Philadelphia, or the Stranger's Guide to the City and Adjoining Districts. Philadelphia: H. Tanner, Jun’r, 18 0.

c. Maps

Bradford, T. G. “Philadelphia.” n. p., n. p., 1838. [Unbound map, Philadelphia Free Library] [page 1014:]

“Map of Philadelphia about 1840.” [Illustration, in Ellis P. Oberholtzer's Philadelphia, A History, Vol. 2, after p. 196]

“A Map of Philadelphia and Adjacent Country: 1840.” Fold-out map, in Henry S. Tanner's New Picture of Philadelphia (1840)]

“Panorama of Philadelphia from the State House Steeple, Looking West, 1838.”[Illustration, in Ellis P. Oberholtzer's Philadelphia, A History, Vol. 2, after p. 250]

“Philadelphia, 1840: Tanner's Universal Atlas.” [Unbound map, Historical Society of Pennsylvania]

“Poe-Plan of Philadelphia.” [Illustration, inside front cover of Mary E. Phillips’ Poe, Vol. 2]

Simons, J. “Map of the City of Philadelphia.” n. p., C. P. Fessenden, n. d. [Fold-out map, in A Guide to the Lions of Philadelphia (1837)]

d. Contemporary Descriptions

Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. The Journal of Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Ed. Robert F. Lucid. 3 vols. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1968.

Dickens, Charles. American Notes for General Circulation. 2 vols. London: Chapman and Hall, 1842.

Fisher, Sidney George. A Philadelphia Perspective: The Diary of Sidney George Fisher, Covering the Years 1834-1871. Ed. Nicholas B. Wainwright. Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1967.

Foster, George G.”Philadelphia in Slices.” Ed. George Rogers Taylor. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 93 (1969), 23-72

Leland, Charles Godfrey. Memoirs. New York: Appleton, 1893.

Marryat, Captain Frederick. Diary in America. Ed. Jules Zanger. 1839; rpt. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1960. [page 1015:]


a. Collections

Richard Gimbel Collection, Rare Book Department, Philadelphia Free Library

Rufus W. Griswold Collection, Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Boston Public Library

John H. Ingram Collection, Alderman Library, University of Virginia

Joseph Jackson Collection, Manuscript Department, Historical Society of Pennsylvania

William H. Koester Collection, Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin

Mary E. Phillips Collection, Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Boston Public Library

b. Guides to Collections

Gimbel, Richard. “‘Quoth the Raven’: A Catalogue of the Exhibition.” Yale University Library Gazette, 33 (1959), 139-89.

McCusker, Honor. “The Correspondence of R. W. Griswold.” More Books, 16 (1941), 105-16, 152-56, 190-96, 286-89; 18 (1943), 57-68, 323-33. Boston Public Library Quarterly, 1 (1949), 61-74, 156-65; 2 (1950), 77-84, 172-79, 269-75, 354-68; 3 (1951), 61-73, 146-54.

Miller, John Carl, comp. John Henry Ingram's Poe Collection at the University of Virginia. Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia Press, 1960.

Moldenhauer, Joseph J., comp. A Descriptive Catalog of Edgar Allan Poe Manuscripts in the Humanities Research Center Library, The University of Texas at Austin. Austin, Tex.: University of Texas at Austin, 1973.





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