Papers of Annie Aubertine Woodward Moore, an author, musician, and translator, whose pen name was Auber Forestier, and who came to Madison, Wis., from Philadelphia in 1879. The letters are from family members, publishers, and musicians and writers interested in northern comparative literature and musical criticism. There are letters from Elizabeth P. Peabody concerning literary figures and educational schemes; Alexander Bull, written while on concert tours inthe Northwest; Jane Cunningham Croly, editor of Demorest's and other publications; George W. Wickersham, United States Attorney General and Mrs. Moore's nephew; Elizabeth Jordan, writer and grandniece of Mr. Moore; and Mrs. Valborg Hovind Stub, Mrs. Moore's collaborator in the publication of a Scandinavian album, Songs from the North. Other correspondents are Mary M. Adams, Rasmus B. Anderson, Charles and Ellen Emerson, Carl Gaertner,James G. Huneker, Kristofer Janson, William Ellery Leonard, Jenny Lind, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ernest Skarstedt, and Carmen Sylva.
Also present are articles on music, biographies, translations, poems and notes, and some genealogical information. There are reminiscences regarding Ole Bull by his son Alexander, and Mrs. Moore's description of visits with Emerson and Walt Whitman.
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