Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1801-11-10
Death 1876-01-09
Americans
French, English

Biographical notes:

Physician, reformer, and husband of Julia Ward Howe.

From the description of Papers, 1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 46344998

Humanitarian crusader for many causes including Greek freedom, education for the disabled, prison reform, abolition, and black suffrage, Howe founded the Perkins School for the Blind and was the chairman of the Massachusetts Board of State Charities. When just out of the Harvard Medical School, he went to Greece as an army surgeon.

From the description of Letters and journals, 1824-1835. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370977

Physician. The first to train the blind and deaf mutes in the United States.

From the description of Papers, 1851-1872 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092711

Reformer.

From the description of Letters of S. G. Howe, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451047

American humanitarian.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Boston, to Horace Mann, [1847] Dec. 4-[1848] Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269543205

American philanthropist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to General Babcock, 1871 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523304

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Wm. L. Stam, 1866 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523287

Philhellenist and reformer; husband of Julia Ward Howe.

From the description of Correspondence, 1862-1863. (State Library of Massachusetts). WorldCat record id: 70967762

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Subjects:

  • Scientific publications
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Deafblind people--Education
  • Meteorology
  • Smithsonian Exchange
  • Letters
  • Reformatories
  • Antislavery movements
  • Social reformers
  • Exchanges Of Publications
  • Phrenology
  • Abolitionists

Occupations:

  • Reformers
  • Reformers--United States

Places:

  • Kansas (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Dominican Republic (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Boston (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Greece (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)