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The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Lanier (Sidney) 1842-1881
Size: 45 document boxes, 5 flat boxes
(21.75 linear feet)
Processed: May 1989
By: Cynthia H. Requardt
Provenance: The papers were donated to the University by
Charles D. Lanier in 1940.
Access: Access is unrestricted.
Literary Rights: The literary and property rights to these
manuscripts are owned by The Johns Hopkins
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the Manuscripts Librarian at the address
Citation: Sidney Lanier Papers Ms. 7
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
The Johns Hopkins University
Lanier (Sidney) Papers
Table of Contents
Scope and Content Note.....................................2
Series 1 Clifford A. Lanier Papers...................3
Series 2 Correspondence..............................3
Series 3 Personal....................................4
Series 4 Writings....................................4
Series 5 Lectures....................................5
Series 6 Reviews.....................................5
Series 7 Memorials...................................5
Series 8 Photographs.................................6
Series 9 Mary Day Lanier Papers......................6
Series 10 Music.......................................7
Lanier (Sidney) Papers
It appears that some Lanier material was owned by the Johns
Hopkins University in the 1890s. Whether this was left by Lanier
at his death or donated by the family is unclear. The bulk of the
papers in this collection, however, were donated to the Johns
Hopkins University in 1940 by Charles D. Lanier. These were
materials by and about Sidney Lanier which the family had
collected. More material about Lanier and tributes to him were
added to this initial collection by numerous donors notably
Lanier biographers Edward Mims and Aubrey H. Starke. This
material includes photocopies of Lanier material owned by other
libraries. In 1991 the contents of Sidney Lanier's desk and
trunk which had been in storage were added to the collection.
Sidney Lanier was born in Macon, Georgia on February 3,
1842, the son of Robert Sampson Lanier and Mary Jane Anderson
Lanier. He attended the Bibb County Male Academy and in 1857
entered the sophomore class of Oglethorp University in
Milledgeville, Georgia. He graduated from Oglethorp in 1860 and
was a tutor there from 1860-61.
On July 10, 1861 Lanier enrolled as a private in the Macon
Volunteers C.S.A. In the autumn of 1862 he transferred to the
Signal corps and in 1863 while stationed at Fort Boykin, he began
writing his first novel Tiger-Lilies which was published in 1867.
Detailed to a blockade runner, Sidney Lanier was captured on
November 6, 1864 and imprisoned at Point Lookout, Maryland. In
the rigorous conditions of this camp he contracted tuberculosis.
He was exchanged in February 1865 and returned to Macon. From
1865 to 1868 Lanier was a tutor, hotel clerk, and finally
principal of an academy in Prattville, Alabama. He studied law
under his father and practiced law as his health permitted from
1869 until 1873. For his health Lanier spent the winter of 1872-
73 in San Antonio, Texas.
In 1873 Lanier began his association with Baltimore. He came
to Baltimore to play first flute in Asger Hamerik's Peabody
Orchestra. For four seasons Lanier took a room in Baltimore,
played in the orchestra and at the end of the season returned to
his family in Georgia. During this period Lanier became
acquainted with the Wednesday Club where he met Baltimore's
leading literary and musical figures such as Leonce Rabillon,
Innes Randolph, William Hand Browne, Edward Spencer, John
Banister Tabb, Richard Malcolm Johnston, Severn Teackle Wallis,
Henry Wysham, and Otto Sutro.
The years Lanier divided between Baltimore and Georgia were
productive ones. He began to write poetry again publishing
"Corn" and "The Symphony" in 1875, and "Cantata," "The Psalm of
the West," "Clover," "The Waving of the Corn," and Poems all of
which appeared in 1876. He also composed music, and he was
commissioned to write the travel book Florida which was published
Lanier moved his family to Baltimore in 1877. To supplement
his income he taught at several private schools. In November 1878
Lanier gave a course on Shakespeare at the Peabody Institute. He
then lectured at the newly organized Johns Hopkins University on
"English Verse, Especially Shakespeare's" (1879), "Chaucer and
Shakespeare" (1880), and "The English Novel" (1881). During this
period Lanier published many poems including "The Revenge of
Hamish" and "The Marshes of Glynn" in 1878 and "Sunrise" and "A
Ballad of Trees and the Master" in 1880. He also completed The
Science of English Verse (1880), and edited The Boy's King Arthur
(1880), The Boy's Froissart (1879), "The Boy's Mabinogion," and
"The Boy's Percy."
Lanier had been in ill-health for several years when he
began a serious decline in 1881. He sought relief in the hills
of North Carolina where died September 7. He was buried in
Greenmount Cemetery in Baltimore. Lanier was survived by his wife
Mary Day whom he had married in 1867 and their four sons Charles
Day (b. 1868), Sidney (b. 1870), Henry Wysham (b. 1873), and
Robert Sampson (b. 1880).
A chronology of Lanier's life is in Appendix 1.
Scope and Content Note
The collection spans the years 1838 to 1972. The material
consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music
manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
The correspondence gives a rounded picture of Lanier's life
and work. Many of his outgoing letters as well as incoming are
included in this collection. Most of Lanier's adult life was
marked by a continuous struggle against poor health and financial
straits. He was forced to undertake many journeys for the sake
of his health, and his efforts to support himself and his family
were a constant strain. The correspondence between Lanier and
his wife and family present a vivid portrait of his personality.
His fight against disease and poverty is indirectly reflected in
his poetry, but there is always a strong note of courage and
Lanier's letters begin during his days as a Confederate
soldier and prisoner-of-war, but most letters are from 1870
through 1881. During the period 1873 to 1877 when Lanier spent
the fall and winter in Baltimore, his letters detail his musical
and literary activities in that city. People mentioned include
Leonce Rabillon, Innes Randolph, William Hand Browne, Edward
Spencer, John Banister Tabb, Richard Malcolm Johnston, Severn
Teackle Wallis, Henry Wysham, and Otto Sutro. Lanier's incoming
letters from friends and fellow musicians and authors complement
Lanier's letters to his family. Musicians with whom Lanier was
in contact included Mme. Auerbach, Dudley Buck, Asger Hamerik,
Theodore Thomas, and Carl Wehner.
Through the efforts of Lanier's family after his death, the
collection contains nearly all Lanier's extant prose, poetry, and
music manuscripts. There are drafts, finished manuscripts,
proofs, and printed copies. These are found in Series 4, 5 and
A considerable portion of the collection deals with Lanier's
family's efforts to have him and his work recognized. Series 7
Memorials contains letters, clippings, and printed material from
numerous celebrations held in Lanier's honor. Mary Day Lanier's
correspondence outside of her letters from Sidney largely deal
with her efforts to have Lanier's work published.
Series 1 Clifford A. Lanier Papers 1838,1859-1908
This series is almost entirely Clifford's correspondence.
There are letters between Clifford and his father Robert S.
Lanier, his mother Mary J. Lanier, his brother and wife Sidney
and Mary Day Lanier, his sister Gertrude Lanier Gibson, and
Virginia Tunstall Clay Clopton. Letters (1865-1900) from
Clifford to Mary Day Lanier are in Series 9.
There are two student notebooks of Clifford's. Included here
is a manuscript periodical entitled "Literary Gleaner." It is
vol. 1 no. 1 and dated 1838. It possibly belonged to Clifford's
mother Mary Jane Anderson Lanier.
Series 2 Correspondence 1857-1932 12 boxes
This series includes all the letters sent or received by
Sidney Lanier except those he wrote to his wife Mary Day Lanier
and his brother Clifford. Those letters are in Series 1 and 6.
The letters are filed alphabetically by author. The most
frequent writers are:
William Hand Browne
Sarah J. Farley
M. Clare de Graffenried
Virginia W. Hankins
Paul Hamilton Hayne
Clifford A. Lanier
Gertrude Lanier Shannon Gibson
Robert S. Lanier
Mary Day Lanier
Milton H. Northrup
Gussie Lamar Ogden
John Banister Tabb
There are also some of Lanier's outgoing letters in this
series. After his death, some people returned to the family
letters written to them by Lanier. These letters have been
interfiled with the incoming letters.
This series also includes typed transcripts. Sidney
Lanier's family correspondence and some of his business
correspondence has been transcribed. Transcripts of the outgoing
and incoming letters have been filed chronologically.
Nearly all the correspondence has been published. Anderson,
Charles R. and Aubrey H. Starke, eds. Sidney Lanier: Letters.
Centennial Edition. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1945.
Series 3 Personal 1858-91, n.d. 1.5 boxes
This series contains Lanier's student papers, programs from
concerts he gave or theater and club meetings he attended. There
are also legal and financial papers. In this file are several
leases and the copyright registration for his novel Tiger Lilies.
The financial file includes promissory notes, checks, and
receipts for household purchases made by the Lanier family from
1868 until 1901. There are also royalty agreements and
statements from 1880-1911. Answers to questions giving "The
mental Photograph of Sidney Lanier" (1874) is in Ms. 55 Series 3.
Newspaper clippings, biographical material and genealogical
research complete this series.
Series 4 Writings 1850s-1881 6 boxes
The manuscripts in this series are largely poems with some
prose pieces. Because few of the items are dated, the
manuscripts have been organized alphabetically by the working
title which appears on the piece. The titles are in the Container
List. For more information on these manuscript poems and
fragments see Sidney Lanier: Poems and Poem Outlines edited by
Charles R. Anderson. Centennial Edition. Baltimore: The Johns
Hopkins Press, 1945.
Also included in this series are the page proofs for several
of Lanier's works and notes taken by Lanier on various subjects.
Series 5 Lectures 1878-81 7 boxes
Sidney Lanier gave several series of lectures in Baltimore
between 1878 and 1881. There were public lectures and lectures
to students at The Johns Hopkins University. The two main topics
were the development of English verse from old English up to
Shakespeare and his contemporaries and the development of the
Included in this series are three sets of lectures. The
first is a series of 24 lectures on Shakespeare and his
contemporaries given to the public at the Peabody Institute in
1878-79. In 1879 Lanier delivered a series of lectures at The
Johns Hopkins University under the title "English Verse,
Especially Shakespeare's." The third set of lectures in this
series is for a course given at Hopkins in 1881 entitled "From
Aeschylus to George Eliot: Twelve Studies in the Modern English
Novel as a Development of the Greek Drama." There are also
several other lectures on similar topics including "The Physics
of Poetry" and the "Sonnet-Makers from Surrey to Shakespeare."
Many of these lectures appeared in book form in The Science of
English Verse (1880), The English Novel and the Principle of Its
Development (1883), and Shakespeare and His Forerunners (1902).
Series 6 Reviews 1868-1948 1 box
Included here are newspaper clippings of reviews of Sidney
Lanier's poetry, prose and music as well as reviews of works
Series 7 Memorials 1881-1952, 1971, 1972 6 boxes
The materials in this series document the Lanier family's
efforts to publicize Sidney's life and works. The memorials are
correspondence and manuscript material from efforts to honor
Lanier in ceremonies in 1881 and 1888. There are also printed
programs from ceremonies held in 1881, 1888, 1919, 1926, 1933,
1939, 1940, and 1942. Photographs of many of these ceremonies
are in Series 8. With this material is also a group of original
poems written as tributes to Lanier. These are filed
alphabetically by the author.
In addition to these memorial files, the family retained
newspaper clippings of events, tributes or remembrances of
Lanier. There are two sets of these clippings; one is filed
chronologically from 1890-1944, 1971, 1972 and the second is
filed alphabetically by the author. There is also a series of
clippings about friends and family members other than Sidney.
these are filed alphabetically by the individual's name.
Finally this series contains correspondence about Lanier.
It again documents efforts to honor him. The letters are filed
chronologically. Especially well-represented are the efforts in
1939 and 1940 to have Lanier elected to the Hall of Fame and the
honoring of Lanier on the centennial of his birth in 1942. The
letters concerning the donation of Lanier's papers to The Johns
Hopkins University by the many Lanier family members who had
manuscripts are in this series. There is also a small file of
letters (1941-52) relating to researcher's use of the Lanier
papers after the University acquired them. See also the records
of the National Lanier Centennial Committee in Ms. 308.
Series 8 Photographs 1857-1946, n.d. 2 boxes
This series contains photographs of Sidney Lanier and his
family including his wife, four sons, father, brother and sister.
There are also carte-de-visites and cabinet photographs of many
Lanier friends. The names are listed in the Container List.
Other aspects of Lanier's life documented by photographs or
prints are places he lived or visited. There are also
photographs of the many Lanier memorials and ceremonies honoring
Series 9 Mary Day Lanier Papers 1859, 1863-1921, n.d.
The majority of these papers are Mary Day Lanier's incoming
letters either from her husband Sidney or about him after his
death. Mary's letters to Sidney are in Series 2 and to his
brother Clifford in Series 1. There are letters from other
family members such as her brother-in-law Clifford, her father
Charles Day and her brother Henry. Henry was attached to General
Breckinridge's corps and set three letters (1863) describing army
life including a map of the engagement at Lookout Mountain
outside Chattanooga. Other frequent correspondents were Gibson
Peacock, Charles Scribner's Sons, John Banister Tabb, Marie
Taylor, and William Hayes Wood. Francese L. Turnbull returned the
letters Mary Day and Sidney Lanier wrote to her. These letters
(1879-1915 ca. 100 items) are in this series with the letters the
Turnbulls wrote to Mary Day.
There are a few of Mary's writings as well as manuscript and
printed copies of The Laurel: An Ode (1889) written to Mary Day
Lanier by Richard Hovey. There is also a poem by her son Robert
entitled "The Master Color-Scheme."
Series 10 Music 1868-1940 4 boxes
Sidney Lanier not only composed and played music, but many
of his poems were set to music by other composers. This series
contains manuscript and printed music by Lanier as well as many
versions of his poems set to music by others. There are also
three recordings of Lanier's music and a modern transcription of
"Wind-Song." Finally there are sheets of music collected by
Sidney and Mary Day Lanier. The titles of the music are in the
Box 1.1 Series 1 Clifford Lanier Papers
1861-92 Robert S. Lanier letters
1860-64 Mary J. Lanier letters
1859-81 Sidney Lanier letters
1861-68 Gertrude Lanier Gibson letters
Box 1.2 1868-70 Gertrude Lanier Gibson letters
1875-98 Mary Day Lanier letters
1888-1908 Virginia Tunstall Clay Clopton letters
n.d. student notebooks
1838 "Literary Gleaner"
Box 2.1 Series 2 Sidney Lanier Correspondence
Browne, Francis F.
Browne, William Hand
Farley, Sarah J.
Box 2.2 Gibson, Gertrude Lanier
Ga - Gilman
Gilman, Daniel Coit
de Graffenried, M. Clare
Hankins, Virginia W.
Box 2.3 Hankins, Virginia W. (copies)
Hayne, Paul Hamilton
Box 2.3 Series 2 Sidney Lanier Correspondence
James, John G.
Lanier, Charles D.
Box 2.4 Lanier, Henry W.
Lanier, Mary Day
Box 2.5 Lanier, Mary J. Anderson
Lanier, Robert Sampson
Box 2.6 Lanier, Robert Sampson
Lanier, Sidney Jr.
Longfellow, Henry W.
Machen, Mrs. Arthur
New-Northrup, Milton H.
Peck, Edward B.
Pope, A. - Pratt
Box 2.7 Price, George W.Y. - Rob
Scribner's (Josephine Seaton)
Spedding - Spencer, Edward
Spe - Stebbins, Emma
Tabb, John Bannister
Box 2.8 1857-67 Lanier correspondence (typed transcripts)
Box 2.9 1868-71 Lanier correspondence (typed transcripts)
Box 2.10 1872-74 Lanier correspondence (typed transcripts)
Box 2.11 Series 2 Sidney Lanier Correspondence
1875-77 Lanier correspondence (typed transcripts)
Box 2.12 1878-81 Lanier correspondence (typed transcripts)
1882-32 letters about Lanier (typed transcripts)
Box 3.1 Series 3 Personal
1858 school notebook
[1858-69] speeches, debates, essays
1867-80 legal papers
1871-80 club memberships, invitations
[1870s] Wednesday Club
1867-78 concert programs (Lanier flutist)
1873-91 concert and theater programs
[1850s-81] newspaper clippings
tickets to Shakespeare course
Box 3.2 1872-82 promissory notes
1868-90, 1901 receipts
1880-89 cancelled checks
1880-1911 royalty statements
Box 3.3 1864-95 scrapbook, confederate money
Box 3.4 memorabilia from Lanier's desk and trunk:
silk book marks
leather purse carried in the army
rosin for violin 1878-79
box formerly containing acorns from grave
carvings of knight and hare
slats for Wooton desk
piece of flannel wrapper
map of Georgia
checkers, wooden game discs Box 4.1 Series 4 Writings
"Sonnette. Au Frau Nannette Falk-Auerbach"
"As When Care Wearied Majesty"
"Bombs from Below"
"Burn the Stubble"
"Cantata, Centennial; Song of Columbia"
"Chair of Poetry"
Chaucer and Shakespeare I-XI
"Corn, An Ode"
"Clover, And Other Poems"
"The Dove. A Song"
"Dream of a Time When Legislatures Sit"
"The Dying Words of Jackson"
"The Death of Byrhtuoth: A Study in Anglo-Saxon Poetry"
Box 4.2 "La Favorite de Vienne"
"Flag Presentation at Oglethorpe University"
"For the Golden Wedding of Sterling and Sarah Lanier"
Box 4.2 Series 4 Writings
"From a Flat Land"
"Harlequin of Dreams"
"Have You Forgot"
"Hideous Habitats of Gloom"
"A Handbook for Home and Village Orchestras"
"Hymns of the Marshes. II The Cloud"
"Hymns of the Marshes. II Sunrise"
"I Said to Myself"
"I'll Sleep, I'll Sleep"
"In Absence" (Lans Mariae)
"In the Foam"
Introductions to: The Boy's Froissart
The Boy's King Arthur
The Boy's Mabinogion
The Boy's Percy
"John Barbour's Bruce", illustrations
"Jones's Private Argument"
"June Dreams; In January"
"Laughter in the Senate"
"Marshes of Glynn" (contemporary criticism of)
"Maryland Musical Festival"
Box 4.2 Series 4 Writings
cont. "Morning on the Thermodoon"
"Morning Talk" [The Lover]
"My Two Springs"
"The New Time"
[Night and Day]
"Nine from Eight"
Box 4.3 "Ode to Johns Hopkins University"
"Oh, What if Violet Browne Were Seen"
"On a Palmetto"
"On Huntington's Miranda"
"On Metrical Tests; Or, The Rise of the Exact Method
"Owl against Robin"
"The Physics of Music"
"The Poet to the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons"
"Psalm of the West"
"Rhyming Poem" (Guest's translation)
"Song of Eternity in Time"
"A Song of Love"
"Songs against Death"
"Spring and Tyranny"
["The Stirrup Cup"]
"Red-breast in Tampa"
"The Story of a Proverb"
"A Sunrise Song"
"Thar's More in the Man than Thar is in the Land"
"Them Ku Klux"
"There Was One Fled from the Sound of Bells' Death
"The Three Waterfalls"
Box 4.3 Series 4 Writings
cont. Tiger Lilies (removed to Oversize Box)
"To Bayard Taylor"
"To Bob Mockingbird"
"To Capt. James DeWitt Hankins"
"To Cousin Willie"
"To Dr. Thomas Shearer"
"To G.H., alias My Love Bird"
"To Jamie Lamar"
"To Miss Charlotte Cushman"
"To Mrs. S.C. Bird"
"To Our Hills"
"To Richard Wagner"
"The Truth about Wagner"
"Variety is the Spice of Life"
"Waving the Corn"
"What I Know about Flowers"
"Whate'er Has Been, Is"
"The White Veil"
"Will All Be Right in a Hundred Years"
Box 4.4 [1868-72] manuscript poems and prose (ledger)
excerpts from ledger
typed transcript of ledger
poems printed A-Z
writings (typed transcripts)
Box 4.5 proofsheets of:
Retrospects & Prospects
Shakespeare and His Forerunners
The English Novel: A Study in the Development of
Box 4.6 list of Lanier poems
notes on Chinese proverbs
notes on contemporary criticism
notes on music
notes on prosody
notes to Credo and other poems
Box 4.6 Series 4 Writings
cont. W.H. Browne's translations of:
"King Heart" by Bishop Gavin Douglas
"Dara Engla Hryre"
"The Dream of the Road"
"The Happy Land"
Box 5.1 Series 5 Lectures
1878,1881 public lectures on English Literature
1878-79 Shakespeare Lectures
1879-80 English Verse - Especially Shakespeare's
1881 clippings re: lectures at Hopkins
n.d. Twenty Studies in English Poetry
Box 5.2 Series 5 Lectures
Shakespeare Course I-XIV
II Rhythmic Accent
VI [Anglo-Saxon Poems]
VII Beowulf and Midsummer Night's Dream
VIII The Phoenix
IX St. Juliana and Love's Labor's Lost
X The Wife in Middle English Poetry
XI The Sonnet-Makers from Surrey to Shakespeare
XII Tottel's Miscellany; Wm. Drummond
XIII Daniel, Constable, Wm. Habington
XIII, XIV notes
Box 5.3 Shakespeare Course XIV-XXIV
XIV, XV Sidney's and Shakespeare's Sonnets
XVI Pronunciation of English in Shakespeare's
XVII Pronunciation (cont.)
XVIII Music of Shakespeare's Time
XIX Music (cont.)
XX-XXIII Domestic Life of Shakespeare's Time
The Doctors of Shakespeare's Time
Box 5.4 Eight Lectures on the English Sonnet-Writers from
Surrey to Shakespeare
Lectures at Johns Hopkins University [?]
Chaucer and Shakespeare
Caedmon to Chaucer
Chaucer to Shakespeare
Box 5.4 Series 5 Lectures
cont. 1879 Lectures at Johns Hopkins University
I-II On English Verse Especially Shakespeare's
IV-V The Rhythms of English Verse
VI-VII History of Rhythm
VIII Odds and Ends of Rhythm
Colors of Verse
Box 5.5 IX Colors of Verse
XI Pronunciation of Shakespeare's Time
XIII Metrical Tests
XV Man's Relation to Man
XVI Relations of Man to Nature
Box 5.6 Series 5 Lectures
Physics of Poetry
III The Colors of Verse
1881 Lectures at Johns Hopkins University
I From Aeschylus to George Eliot
III [The Novel]
Box 5.7 IV-VI [The Novel]
VII-IX George Eliot
Box 6.1 Series 6 Reviews
1868 Tiger Lilies
1868-77, 1882 poems in magazines
1873-98 prose in magazines
1873-1941 Lanier as musician, poems set to music
1876 "Centennial" (Cantata)
1876 Florida: Its Scenery, Climate, and History
1879 The Boy's Froissart
1880 The Boy's King Arthur
1880 The Science of English Verse
1882 The Boy's Percy
1883 The English Novel and the Principles of Its
1884 Poems of Sidney Lanier ed. Mary D. Lanier
1899 Letters of Sidney Lanier: Selections from His
Correspondence, 1866-1881. Box 6.1 Series 6 Reviews
cont. 1899 Retrospects and Prospects, Descriptive and
1902 Shakespeare and His Forerunners ed. Henry W.
1904 The Lanier Book ed. Mary E. Burt
1905 Sidney Lanier by Edwin Mims
1908 Poem Outlines ed. Henry W. Lanier
1933 Sidney Lanier: A Biographical and Critical
Study by Aubrey Harrison Starke
1935 The Life of Sidney Lanier by Lincoln Lorenz
1946 The Centennial Edition of the Works of Sidney
Lanier ed. Charles R. Anderson
Box 7.1 Series 7 Memorials
poems about Lanier (originals) A-W
poems about Lanier (clippings) A-Y
1881,1883,1888 arrangements for memorial events
1881-1942 printed material for memorial events
Sidney Lanier commemorative postage stamps
Box 7.2 1884-1940 newspaper clippings re: Lanier and memorials
Box 7.3 1935-44, 1971, 1972 newspaper clippings re: Lanier
A-G newspaper clippings re: Lanier and memorials
Box 7.4 H-W newspaper clippings re: Lanier and memorials
Box 7.5 newspaper clippings (duplicates?)
articles about Lanier:
1899 "Prefatory Note" to Letters by Charles D. Lanier
1905 "Sidney Lanier: Reminiscences and Letters"
by Daniel Coit Gilman
1936 Scribner Firsts
1936 "Music of Sidney Lanier and Frederick Nietzsche"
American School of the Air (script)
1938 "Sidney Lanier" by William Lyon Phelps
1939 "Sidney Lanier at the Peabody Institute"
by Frederick Kelley
1940 "Sidney Lanier" by John Saulsbury Short
1940 January Southern Literary Messenger (dedicated
to Sidney Lanier)
1970 "The Sidney Lanier Monument Research" by Lee
1989 biography for Sidney Lanier Room, Richmond Hill
Box 7.6 A-W newspaper clippings re: Lanier family members
Box 7.7 1880-1938 correspondence re: Sidney Lanier
Box 7.8 1939-48, 1958 correspondence re: Sidney Lanier
1941-52 correspondence re: use of Sidney Lanier papers
Box 8.1 Series 8 Photographs
Sidney Lanier (original photographs)
Sidney Lanier (copy photographs)
Robert Sampson Lanier
Sidney Lanier, Jr.
Henry W. Lanier
Robert S. Lanier
Charles Day Lanier
Charles Day Lanier family
Mary Day Lanier (original photographs)
Mary Day Lanier (copy photographs)
[Lanier] family groups (unidentified)
Clifford A. Lanier
Laneare, Nicholas (print)
Badger, A.G. and wife (2 photographs)
Browne, William Hand
Burroughs, Dr. William Berrian
Damrosch, Dr. Leopold and son Walter
Duncan, Dr. William (1799-1879)
Farley, Mrs. (mother of Sarah J. Farley)
Ferguson, Fred (1866)
Hayne, Paul Hamilton
Keyser, Ephraim (in studio with Lanier bust)
Mum, Margaret Crosby
Northrup, Milton Harlow (2 photographs)
Orr, Oliver (2 photographs)
Robinson, Dr. Emmett
Taylor, Bayard (1875)
Tod, Mrs. Kennedy
Ward, William Hayes
Webb, Jane Lanier
Wehner, Carl (2 photographs)
Westfeldt, Mr. and Mrs. George (3 photographs)
Wyman, Mary (1866)
Wysham, Henry C. (1873)
Young, Mary Ann (1870s)
Box 8.2 Series 8 Photographs
photographs of Lanier manuscripts
Lanier Oak in Brunswick, Georgia
Lanier Cottage in Macon, Georgia
cottage in Lynn, Polk County, North Carolina
Hotel Menger in San Antonia, Texas
Gutzon Gorglum bust of Sidney Lanier
Ephraim Keyser bust of Sidney Lanier
[Hans Schuler] bust of Sidney Lanier
monument to Sidney Lanier, Charles St.
grave, bust, statue of Sidney Lanier
Lanier Room, Johns Hopkins University
Sidney Lanier Branch, Los Angeles Public Library
exhibit on Lanier, Hutzler's Brothers
doorway of St. Ann's Parish House, Annapolis
postcards of places associated with Lanier
newspaper clippings of:
Lanier in Georgia
Lanier in Baltimore
Lanier in Florida
drawings by Remington (1880)
Hawthorne Beach 1883 Sept. 7
paper cut-out portraits of 4 men
Box 9.1 Series 9 Mary Day Lanier Papers
A - Gilman, Daniel Coit
Box 9.2 Gra - Lanier, Robert S.
Box 9.3 Lanier, Sidney (1863-70)
Box 9.4 Lanier, Sidney (1870-73)
Box 9.5 Lanier, Sidney (1873-75)
Box 9.6 Lanier, Sidney (1875-81)
Box 9.7 Lanier, Sidney Jr. - Turnbull
Box 9.8 Series 9 Mary Day Lanier Papers
diaries\calendars 1898, 1902, 1911, 1913, 1916
The Laurel: An Ode by Richard Hovey
"The Master Color-Scheme" by Robert Lanier
calling cards, invitations
1867 Dore, Gustave. Two Hundred Sketches. Owned by
Sarah J. Farley
1868 "Tiger Lilies" (manuscript)
1913 copper plate of "Melody from Lanier's Flute"
arranged by Edwin Litchfield Turnbull
 watercolor sketch of Lanier's Oak and
the Marshes of Glynn by Walter Overton
n.d. 4 linen napkins
l linen table runner
copperplate of Lanier monument on Charles Street,
Lanier (Sidney) Papers
Anderson, Charles R. 4,15
Auerbach, Nannette Falk see Falk-Auerbach
Badger, A.G. 17
"Ballad of Trees and the Master" 2, 19
Baltimore (Md.) 1,2
"Black Birds" 19
Brooks, Phillips 17
Browne, William Hand 1,2,3,8,13,17
Buck, Dudley 3,8,20,22
Burroughs, Dr. William Berrian 17
Clopton, Virginia Tunstall Clay 3,8
Confederate States of America 1,2,6,10
Cushman, Charlotte 3,8,12,17,29
Damrosch, Leopold 17
Damrosch, Walter 17
"Danse de Moucherons" 19,21
Day, Charles 6,8,17
Day, Henry 6,8
Dutcher, Salem 3,8
"Evening Song" 22
Falk-Auerbach, Nanette 3,10
Farley, Sarah J. 3,8,17,30
Gibson, Gertrude Lanier 3,4,8,17
Gilman, Daniel Coit 8,16
Graffenreid, M. Clare de 3,8,17
Hamerik, Asger 3,8
Hankins, Virginia 3,8,17
Hayne, Paul Hamilton 4,8,17
Hovey, Richard 6,18
"The Jacquerie" 11,24,26
Johns Hopkins University 2,5,11,13
Johnston, Richard Malcolm 1,2
Keyser, Ephraim 17,18
Lanier, Charles D. 1,2,6,9,16,17
Lanier, Clifford A. 3,4,6,8,9,17
Lanier, Henry W. 2,6,9,15,17
Lanier, Mary Day 2,3,4,6,8,9,15,17,18,28
Lanier, Mary J. Anderson 3,8,9
Lanier, Robert Sampson (father) 1,3,4,6,8,9,17
Lanier, Robert Sampson (son) 2,6,18
Lanier, Sidney 1-35
Lanier, Sidney, Jr. 2,6,9,17
"Little Ella" 25-26
Longfellow, Henry W. 9
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee 6
Macon, Georgia 1,17
"Marshes of Glynn" 2,11,30
Mims, Edward 1,15
Northrup, Milton H. 4,9,17
Ogden, Gussie Lamar 4,9
Oglethorp University 1
Orr, Oliver 17
Peabody Institute 2,5,16
Peabody Orchestra 1
Peacock, Gibson 6,9
Point Lookout, Maryland 1
"Psalm of the West" 2
Rabillon, Leonce 1,2
Randolph, Innes 1,2
"Revenge of Hamish" 2
Scribner's (Charles) Sons 6,9
Seaton, Josephine 4,9
Shakespeare, William 2,5,13,14,15
Spencer, Edward 1,9
Starke, Aubrey H. 1,4,15,28
Stebbins, Emma 4
Sutro, Otto 1,3
Tabb, John Banister 1,2,4,6,9,26
Taylor, Bayard 4,9,12,17
Taylor, Marie 6
Thomas, Theodore 3
Turnbull, Edwin Litchfield 21,26
Turnbull, Francese 6
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--money 10
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns 6
Wallis, Severn Teackle 1,3
Wednesday Club 1,4,9
Wehner, Carl 3,17
Wood, William Hayes 6
Wysham, Henry 1,3,17