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Person Detail: Evert Augustus Duyckinck

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Full Name: Evert Augustus Duyckinck
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(1816-1878) Editor, publisher, biographer. From 1848 to 1853, he and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-63) owned and edited the "Literary World," the best literary weekly of the period. With George he also edited and prepared much of the copy for the "Cyclopedia of American Literature" (2 vols., 1855), which was a standard work for its time. Evert also offered his house as site for gatherings of many literary types, including Herman Melville (who received much support from Duyckinck), William Cullen Bryant, Margaret Fuller, Edgar Allan Poe, etc.
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1816 (Unknown) County
Evert Augustus Duyckinck was born in New York City in 1816. 
1878 (Unknown) County
Evert Duyckinck died in 1878. 
1848 (Unknown) County
Literary World
From 1848 to 1853, he and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-63) owned and edited the "Literary World," the best literary weekly of the period. 
1855 (Unknown) County
Cyclopedia of American Literature
With George he also edited and prepared much of the copy for the "Cyclopedia of American Literature" (2 vols., 1855), which was a standard work for its time. 
1835 New York County
Duyckinck graduated from Columbia University in 1835. 

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