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We are pleased to make the Longfellow House Bulletin available on the web (in PDF files) because its contents include essays on topics of interest to a wider audience. The Bulletin also documents the National Park Service's stewardship of the house and the efforts of the Friends to support and supplement these efforts. Every issue contains a profile of a "Friend."

The Friends are indebted to Ruth Butler and Marilyn Richardson, the Bulletin's first two editors; Glenna Lang, its designer; and Jim Shea, of the NPS staff, for making the Bulletin possible. The Bulletin is jointly supported by the Friends and the Longfellow House National Historic Site.

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Volume 1, Number 1, 1996:
Founding of the Friends and the Bulletin.

Volume 1, Number 2, 1997:
Longfellow House archives and Charles Longfellow's (son) years in Meji Japan, Alice Longfellow (daughter) as preservationist (Longfellow House and Mt. Vernon).

Volume 1, Number 3, 1997:
Alice Longfellow's historic garden/Archeological findings.

Volume 2, Number 1, 1998:
Laura Bridgman poem comes to light/ Longfellow House's photographic collection/Scandinavian collection.

Volume 2, Number 2, 1998:
Nineteenth century women artists at the Longfellow House.

Volume 3, Number 1, 1999:
George and Martha Washington's period at the Longfellow House.

Volume 3, Number 2, 1999:
Replicas of the house in various parts of the country/Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana's (son of daughter Edith) finding aid published by the Longfellow House archives.

Volume 4, Number 1, 2000:
Double issue: George Washington's residency 225 years ago/Phillis Wheatley's poem for Washington in Cambridge/Longfellow's homage to the Washington memory/Dana Papers finding aid.

Volume 4, Number 2, 2000:
Longfellow House's Brazilian connection/Samuel Longfellow's (the poet's brother) stay in the Azores.

Volume 5, Number 1, 2001:
Double issue: Considerations and reconsiderations of The Song of Hiawatha.

Volume 5, Number 2, 2001:
"A House May Hold a World" archeological findings.

Volume 6, Number 1, 2002:
House reopens after three-year rehabilitation/Its preservation history/Longfellow and music.

Volume 6, Number 2, 2002:
Longfellow and Dante/glass-plate negatives discovered in the archives.

Volume 7, Number 1, 2003:
New research on the pre-Longfellow occupants/The black and white Vassalls/Vassalls and New England slavery/Washington's changing views about having black soldiers in the army.

Volume 7, Number 2, 2003:
Longfellow the translator: Longfellow in translation/Charley Longfellow's "Japanese Room"/Longfellow House archives.

Volume 8, Number 1, 2004:
New biography of Longfellow/Longfellow family and education/Harry Dana's early 20th century Russian photographs.

Volume 8, Number 2, 2004:
Charley Longfellow's collection of Japanese art and furnishings/Thorpe collection of glass-plate negative printed/Longfellows as collectors.

Volume 9, Number 1, 2005:
Garden Project Issue: Contains information about the progress of the capital campaign and the initial plantings as of Spring 2005.

Volume 9, Number 2, 2005:
Children in the house then and now/Irmscher's new book, Longfellow Redux.

Volume 10, Number 1, 2006:
Reverend Samuel Longfellow - Unitarian reformer, the Poet's younger brother.

Volume 10, Number 2, 2006:
Longfellow and Slavery, The Underground Railroad Connection.

Volume 11, Number 1, 2007:
Longfellow Bicentennial and Centenary birthday celebrations/ musical settings of Longfellow's poetry.

Volume 11, Number 2, 2007:
Special issue celebrating the completion of the cataloging of the Longfellow House archives.

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