Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879

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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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creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter : Boston, to Alonzo Lewis, Lynn, Mass., 1831 February 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Embury, Emma C. (Emma Catherine), 1806-1863. Emma C. Embury salon album, 1825-1870. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Sarah J. Hale letters, 1850-1855. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Holden, Austin Wells, 1819-1891. Holden papers, 1820-1918. New York State Historical Documents
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Autograph, 1864 Feb. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Davis, William, d. 1826. Letters, 1816-1884, bulk: 1816-1819. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847. Autograph letter : Roxbury, Mass., to Mrs. S.J. Hale, [18--] Nov. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. John Greenleaf Whittier Papers, 1808-1940. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Soulé, Pierre, 1801-1870,. Autograph letter signed from Pierre Soulé, Washington, to Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, Philadelphia [manuscript], 1852-1853. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf DePaola, Tomie, 1934-. Mary had a little lamb : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers, 1831-1891. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Nathaniel Parker Willis collection, 1813-1866. Yale University Library
creatorOf McLoughlin Bros., inc. Mary and her lamb, [ca. 1880] / McLoughlin Bros., New York. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Mulligan, James A., 1830-1864. James A. Mulligan papers, 1849-1900. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Correspondence, 1850-1877, 1863-1867 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter of Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, 1856. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter to Alonzo Lewis [manuscript], 1831 February 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Janvier, Francis De Haes, 1817-1885. Letter to Sarah Josepha Hale [manuscript], 1857 June 21. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Sarah Josepha Hale papers, 1850-1877, 1863-1867 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
creatorOf Davis, John Brazer, 1798-1832. Letters, 1819-1832. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Poetry manuscripts, [1850s-1880s] William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter to Margaret Bayard Smith [manuscript], 1841 February 10. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1848 Mar. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Letters from Poe and article about him [manuscript] 1836-1847. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. What might a single mind may wield : poem, 1861, "Feby." 19, Philadelphia. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Philanthropy [manuscript] : poem, 1851 Dec. 22. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Facsimiles of Poe letters [manuscript] 1841-1849. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sara Josepha Hale Collection, 1841 Feb 10 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Papers of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [manuscript], 1764-1934 (bulk 1830-1881). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ambler, W. E., fl. 1889,. Correspondence pertaining to Sarah Josepha Hale's authorship of Mary had a little lamb, 1889-1931. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Papers of Sarah Josepha Buell [manuscript] 1827-79. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature, 1640-2001 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. ALS, [18]35 Apr. 17, Boston, to Carey & Hart, Philadelphia. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. The three sceptres [manuscript] : a vision, [18th-19th century] / by Mrs. S.J. Hale. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn George Pope Morris collection of papers, 1830-1863 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Papers, 1969-1975 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Nathaniel Parker Willis collection, 1813-1866. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Drake, Elias Franklin, 1813-1892. Elias Franklin Drake and family papers, 1814-1917. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Buchanan, James L. Letter : London, to Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, [Philadelphia], 1853 Sept. 23. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Godey's Lady's Book Historic Landmark Project. Papers : , 1970-1973. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877. John S. Hart letters, 1834-1877. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letters, 1828-1868. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter and portraits [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1837 June 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter to Lydia H. Sigourney. Boston, MA. 1828 Mar. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Warren, George Washington, 1813-1883. Papers, 1853-1880. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and undated. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839. Mathew Carey letters, 1802-1832. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879,. Autograph letters signed from Sara Josepha Buell Hale, Boston and Philadelphia, to various people [manuscript], 1807-1853. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Letters, 1870-1876, to Edward Everett Hale and Sarah Josepha Buell Hale. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Park Benjamin Papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1830 Feb. 25, to Sarah J. Hale New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Osterud, Nancy Grey, 1948-. Papers, 1969-1975 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Benjamin Bussey collection, Bussey, Benjamin collection, 1767-1872, 1800-1847 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter to Mrs Mary Judson. [s.l.]. [18--] Mar. 9. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Papers, 1841-1879 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1912 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf McLoughlin Bros., inc. Mary and her lamb, [ca. 1880] / McLoughlin Bros., New York. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Dwight, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1846-1917. Papers II, 1734-1869, bulk: 1800-1864. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Kellers, Edward Henry, 1836-1906. Edward Henry Kellers papers, 1852-1893. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Bayard Taylor, 1847 Apr. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, ca. l975-l978(?) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Autograph letters signed (31) and letters signed (2) : Philadelphia, to Harper & Brothers, 1847 Apr. 9-1878 Mar. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter and portraits, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Autograph letter signed : to Bayard Taylor, 1847 April 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864. Benjamin Park papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Correspondence with Rev. Dr. Prince, Dec. 23, 1874, 1413 Locust St, Philadelphia, Messrs. Carey and Hart, January 27, 1835, Boston, Dr. James Rush, Philadelphia, Oct. 23, 1865, Dr. and Mrs. E. B. Mason, Jan. 9, 1865, Philadelphia ; from J. R. Thomson, May 10, 1867, Shanghai and D. E. Wilson, Nov. 2, 1846, Allentown / Sarah Josepha Hale. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Bussey, Benjamin, 1757-1842. Benjamin Bussey collection, 1767-1872, bulk 1800-1847. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Correspondence, 1830-1855. UNH Durham, Dimond Library
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Letters to Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, [1829?-ca. 1848]. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Sarah Helen Whitman papers, Whitman (Sarah Helen) papers, 1816-1878, 1816-1878 Brown University Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Buchanan, James L. Letter : London, to Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, [Philadelphia], 1853 Sept. 23. University of Chicago Library
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Women--Education
Women and religion
Women in missionary work
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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
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Birth 1788-10-24

Death 1879-04-30

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