Clement Moore Collection
Clement Moore Papers
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The collection contains a photocopy of The Night Before Christmas, plus correspondence, biographical information, and forms.
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Night Before Christmas, The, 1902
Clement Clarke Moore was born July 5, 1779, in New York City, and died July 10, 1863, in Newport, RI. He was a poet, scholar, and educator. Beginning in 1821 he as a professor of Biblical Learning at the General Theological Seminary in New York City; he was also a professor of Oriental and Greek literature. He jpublished a number of scholarly works, but his writing for children was limited to his poem, A Visit From St. Nicholas, better know today as The Night Before Christmas.
Something About the Author, vol. 18
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection contains a photocopy of The Night Before Christamas, plus correspondence, biographical information, and forms.
The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Night Before Christmas, The
New York: G.W.Dillingham Co., 1902
(68 p.) Box MF1348
(3 p.) Box MF1348
(3 p.) Box MF1348
(2 p.) Box MF1348