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Relationships of The Saturday Press

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907)

After three years at The Home Journal, Aldrich became involved in the Saturday Press. During his association with the Press, Aldrich frequently missed receiving the advertising revenues because of his habit of sleeping later than Clapp.

Greenslet states that when Aldrich worked for the Saturday Press, "the youthful associate editor seems to have served the paper faithfully" (45).
Greenslet claims that Aldrich did not take the failure of the Saturday Press in early 1860 terribly hard, as his relationship to the paper was an "elastic" one (48).

Aldrich is mentioned as having "editorial charge" of the Saturday Press.

Aldrich is mentioned as a member of the "'Pfaff group,' which assisted in the publication of the Saturday Press."

Aldrich is considered a member of Clapp's "cabinet" in the "Kingdom of Bohemia" and at the Saturday Press.

A staff member of the Saturday Press whose job it was to write about new books, Aldrich was with the paper for three months.

Aldrich is mentioned as associate editor of the Saturday Press.

Starr writes that "Something like a revolution was afoot in the realm of journalism...Soon O'Brien, Aldrich, Thomson, Williams, and Stedman, together with others in Clapp's happy coterie [...] would take the field along with hundreds of other youths of like mind to participate in the greatest undertaking in the history of journalism."

Winter notes that when Clapp and Howland began the Saturday Press, on October 19, 1858, Aldrich was hired to do the book reviews. However, Aldrich only stayed with the paper for three months.

Arnold, George (1834-1865)

Arnold is mentioned as a regular contributor to the Saturday Press.

Arnold is listed at one of the associates of the Saturday Press.

Arnold is mentioned as a regular contributor to the Saturday Press.

Arnold is referred to as a member of Clapp's "cabinet" in the "Kingdom of Bohemia" and at the Saturday Press.

Beach, Juliette H. (1829-1900)

Beach reviewed Whitman's 1860 poem "Leaves of Grass" for the Saturday Press.

Mentioned as a contributor to the Saturday Press. Beach was expected to submit a favorable review of "Leaves of Grass." However, the review request was intercepted by her husband who wrote and submitted his own review of the book. Mr. Beach's negative review was initially published in the Press as Juliette's. Mrs. Beach wrote her own response to "Leaves of Grass" after the erroneous printing.

Boughton, George Henry (1833-1905)

Boughton is mentioned as a member of the Pfaff's group which assisted in the publication of the Saturday Press.

Burroughs, John (1837-1921)

Burroughs was a "constant reader" and contributor to the Saturday Press.

Clapp, Henry Jr. (1814-1875)

Clapp was eager to attract readers to the Press and published Whitman frequently.

Clapp published a letter from himself in his own Saturday Press.

Clapp is described as the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bohemia and the editor of the Press.

Clapp edited the Saturday Press until it ran out of money.

Clare, Ada (1836-1874)

Clare is mentioned as a regular contributor to the Saturday Press.

Clare wrote a weekly column for the Saturday Press.

Clare wrote a column in the Saturday Press, which "sparkled with comments on the latest play, poem, novel, or bit of gossip."

Ada Clare is listed as one of the "friendly contributors" to the Saturday Press who "were glad to furnish articles for nothing, being friendly toward the establishment of an absolutely independent critical paper, a thing practically unknown in those days."

Congdon, Charles Taber (1821-1891)

Gardette, Charles Desmarais (1830-1884)

Gardette worked for the Saturday Press under the penname "Saerasmid".

Gay, Getty (1840?-1860)

Getty Gay's Waking from Illusions appeared in the Saturday Press.

Goodrich, Frank Boott (1826-1894)

A note reports that the Saturday Press has printed the profile of Nell Gwynn from Goodrich's Women of Beauty and Heroism on its first page.

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910)

Lathrop mentions that Homer assisted in the publication of the Saturday Press.

Howells, William Dean (1837-1920)

Howells occasionally contributed to the Saturday Press.

Howells published several poems in the Saturday Press.

Martin, Homer Dodge (1836-1897)

Martin is mentioned as a member of the Pfaff group which assisted in the publication of the Saturday Press.

The Saturday Press

The Saturday Press thanks Alger for providing their newspaper with a superb poem.

de Gurowski, Adam (1805-1866)

Gurowski was a frequent contributor to the Saturday Press.