Charles Eliot Norton Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

Born: November 16, 1827 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died: October 21, 1908 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Charles Eliot Norton (1827-1908) was an author and social critic who worked tirelessly as a liberal activist. Passionate about art, Norton traveled extensively in Europe and produced translations of Dante's Vita Nuova and Divina Commedia. During the Civil War, Norton worked for the Loyal Publication Society, maintaining correspondence with newspaper editors all across the U.S. He was an editor for the North American Review, the United States' first literary magazine. He was also an active proponent for legalized euthanasia. An advocate for the Arts and Crafts movement, Norton was one of the founding members of The Society of Arts and Crafts of Boston.
  • CHARLES ELIOT NORTON The prominent social activist pens his name on this slip of paper Signature: "Charles Eliot Norton" in iron gall ink, 1½x4½. Date of November 16 imprinted above signature. Affixed to a 4½x3 piece of brown paper labeled "Norton, C.E." at upper left-hand corner. read more...

    Sale Price $72.00


  • CHARLES ELIOT NORTON He pens a letter to Ticknor and Fields, owners of the small publishing business, requesting that his balance be deposited at a specific bank Autograph Letter signed: "Charles E. Norton" in iron gall ink, 1p, 4½x6¼. Cambridge, 1857 March 11. read more...

    Sale Price $288.00


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