Caroline Kirkland (1801-1864)
Related links: The F. O.C. Darley Society website. An illustrator of works by Irving, Poe, Hawthorne, Stowe, Cooper, Longfellow, Sigourney and many others, Darley illustrated the fourth edition of A New Home, Who’ll Follow?or Glimpses of Western Life. (New York, C.S. Francis, 1850); the fifth edition, which also includes the images, is available at the Library of Congress from the links below.
Image courtesy of the Legacy Site
Works Available OnlineA New Home, Who’ll Follow? or, Glimpses of Western Life. Published under the pseudonym Mrs. Mary Clavers, an actual settler. New York: C. S. Francis, 1839.
- HTML text at the Library of Congress
- Page images at the Library of Congress.
- HTML at the University of Virginia
Forest Life. 2 vols. By the Author of “A New Home.” New York: C. S. Francis, 1842.
Western Clearings. 2 vols. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845.
Introduction. A Plea for Women. By Mrs. Hugo Reid. New York: Farmer and Daggers, 1845.
Spenser and the Fairy Queen. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1847.
“George Sand and the Journeyman Joiner.” Union Magazine 1 (Nov. 1847): 222-23.
Preface. Dacotah, or, Life and Legends of the Sioux around Fort Snelling. by Mrs. Mary Eastman. New York: John Wiley, 1849.
Holidays Abroad, or Europe from the West. 2 vols. New York: Baker and Scribner, 1849.
“Literary Women.” Sartain’s 6 (Feb.. 1850): 150-54..
“The Mystery of Visiting.” Sartain’s 6 (May 1850): 317-21.
“The Household.” Sartain’s 7 (Aug. 1850): 42-46.
The Evening Book, or, Fireside Talk on Morals and Manners, with Sketches of Western Life. New York: Charles Scribner, 1852.
The Helping Hand, Comprising an Account of the Home for Discharged Female Convicts and an Appeal in Behalf of that Institution. New York: Charles Scribner, 1853.
Autumn Hours and Fireside Reading. New York: Charles Scribner, 1854.
Personal Memoirs of Washington. New York: D. Appleton, 1857.
The School-Girl’s Garland. New York: Charles Scribner, 1864.
Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from 100 years of National Literature. New York: Charles Scribner; Cleveland: Ingham and Bragg, 1866.