Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1788-10-24
Death 1879-04-30

Biographical notes:

Hale edited LADIES MAGAZINE and GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK. She opposed woman suffrage but advocated education and careers for women.

From the description of Correspondence, 1850-1877, 1863-1867 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519084

From the description of Sarah Josepha Hale papers, 1850-1877, 1863-1867 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576495

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, author and editor, was born in Newport, NH in 1788. She married in 1813, and when her husband died suddenly in 1822, she began writing to make a living. Her stories and poems attracted a large audience, and in 1828 she accepted a job as editor of the Ladies Magazine, later called Godey's Ladies Magazine, "the best known of all American periodicals for women."

From the description of Correspondence, 1830-1855. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 30542160

American author and editor.

From the description of Letter to Alonzo Lewis [manuscript], 1831 February 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647846116

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1848 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270503332

From the description of Autograph letters signed (31) and letters signed (2) : Philadelphia, to Harper & Brothers, 1847 Apr. 9-1878 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507477

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1837 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498278

From the description of Letter : Boston, to Alonzo Lewis, Lynn, Mass., 1831 February 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959862

From the description of ALS, [18]35 Apr. 17, Boston, to Carey & Hart, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525058

American author and editor of Godey's Lady's Book.

From the description of Autograph, 1864 Feb. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57560646

American author.

From the description of Letter and portraits, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097484

From the description of Letter to Margaret Bayard Smith [manuscript], 1841 February 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647882383

From the description of Letter and portraits [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647899701

Hale was a women's rights advocate and magazine editor. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1841-1879 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007376

Author and editor.

From the description of Letter of Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450705

Sarah J. Hale was the American author of "Mary had a little lamb" (1830) and editor of The Lady's book, one of the most widely influential magazines in the country at that time.

From the description of Sarah J. Hale letters, 1850-1855. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38508988

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Subjects:

  • Women periodical editors--19th century
  • Women--Education
  • Women and religion
  • Women in missionary work
  • Authors and publishers
  • Women--Employment
  • Karen (Southeast Asian people)--Missions
  • Editors--19th century
  • American literature--Women authors--19th century
  • Women's colleges
  • American literature--Women authors
  • American poetry--Women authors--19th century

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Editors

Places:

  • New York (State)--Poughkeepsie (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Poughkeepsie (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)