Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Simms, William Gilmore (1806-1870) [Two items from William Gilmore Simms] Decimalized

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also request a pdf of the image from us here.

Log in
or
subscribe to see this thumbnail image

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.224 Author/Creator: Simms, William Gilmore (1806-1870) Place Written: s.l. Type: Various Date: circa March 1850 Pagination: 2 items

Summary of Content:

Background Information: Simms was a novelist, essayist, and poet laureate of South Carolina.

People:

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: LawLiterature and Language ArtsCongressGovernment and CivicsPoetry

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources