Inventory of the Paul Hamilton Hayne papers, 1815-1944 and undated
Correspondence, diaries, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and literary manuscripts of Hayne and his family. The papers illustrate Hayne's career and refer to Russell's Magazine (which Hayne edited), literary criticism, Southern writers, American literature, politics, including Reconstruction in South Carolina, and other subjects.
Includes Hayne's diaries (1864-1884), largely composed of comments on correspondence and notations of ideas and events, and manuscript copies of poems, many autographed, by Hayne's son, William Hamilton Hayne.
Major correspondents include Edward Bok, Jefferson Davis, Charles A. E. Gayarré, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sidney Lanier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Nelson Page, James Platt, Margaret Junkin Preston, Francis S. Saltus, William Gilmore Sims, Edmund C. Stedman, Alexander H. Stephens, Algernon C. Swinburne, Henry Timrod, Moses Colt Tyler, and John Greenleaf Whittier.
The addition (accession #2000-0273) (250 items; 2.2 linear feet, dated 1831-1886, contains transcriptions of selected letters, typed and annotated by Rayburn Moore as he edited A Man of Letters in the Nineteenth-century South (1982). Many of the original letters may be found in Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
- Paul Hamilton Hayne Papers, 1815-1944 and undated
- Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886.
- circa 13.8 linear feet, 4930 items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
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Transcriptions of letters from 1831-1886, typed and annotated by Rayburn Moore, exist. Please see the container list for accession# 2000-0273.
Typed and annotated by Rayburn Moore, editor of A Man of Letters in the Nineteenth-Century South: The Selected Letters of Paul Hamilton Hayne, 1982
Poet and literary critic, of Charleston, S.C., and Columbia County, Georgia
- Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886.
- Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930.
- Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
- Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.
- Hayne, William Hamilton.
- Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
- Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881.
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.
- Moore, Rayburn S., 1920- man of letters in the nineteenth-century South.
- Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922.
- Platt, James, b. 1831.
- Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897.
- Saltus, Francis Saltus, 1849-1889.
- Sims, William Gilmore, 1806-1870.
- Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908.
- Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883.
- Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
- Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867.
- Tyler, Moses Coit, 1835-1900.
- Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.
- American literature--History and criticism.
- Authors, American.
- Reconstruction--South Carolina.
- Southern States--Intellectual life.
- South Carolina--Charleston.
- Georgia--Columbia County.
[Identification of item], Paul Hamilton Hayne Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
The Paul Hamilton Hayne Papers was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase from 1944-2000.
Processed by Rubenstein Library staff; Ruth Bryan; and Danielle McGregor
Completed May 14, 2002
Encoded by Ruth E. Bryan
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.