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Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870



  • Existence: 1806 - 1870

Biographical Note

William Gilmore Simms was a native of Charleston, South Carolina. He published over eighty books of poetry, romances, historical novels, essays, and literary criticism. He experienced his greatest popularity prior to the Civil War.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Gilmore Simms papers


The collection contains items of correspondence and one poem extract by the 19th century American author William Gilmore Simms.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1841-1869