Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942

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Lilian Whiting (1847-1942) was an American writer, editor, activist and journalist. Born in Niagara Falls, N. Y., Whiting is best known for being one of the first women to edit a newspaper, and for writing the first biography of Kate Field. Her newspaper credits include literary editor of The Boston Traveler and editor in chief of The Boston Budget. She was also active in the cause of women's suffrage.

From the guide to the Lilian Whiting Papers, 1880-1920, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Autograph letter signed Lilian to: [Jeannette Marks]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1936. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Correspondence with H. L. Mencken, 1916. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916. Papers: 1879-1909. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1961 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925. Autograph letter signed G.W. Cable to: "My dear Miss Whiting" January 16, 1888. Wellesley College
creatorOf Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916. Papers of Jeannette L. Gilder [manuscript], 1879-1909. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Letter to Mr. Dale, Oct. 19, 1902, Boston. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Typed letter signed Lilian to: "Jeannette, Dearest,-" February 11, 1929. Wellesley College
referencedIn Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913. Papers of 47 women authors, chiefly American [manuscript] 1847-1949, 1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1892-1897. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1857-1961 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. The mystery [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. [Letter] 1916, December 8, Boston, Massachusetts [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lilian Whiting. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy. Papers, 1828-1936 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Letter, 1928, June 1, Boston, Mass., to Constance Alexander. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Poems, [1901-1925?], Boston, Mass. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Lilian Whiting Papers, 1880-1920 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942,. Autograph letters signed from Lilian Whiting to William Winter [manuscript], 1880-1909. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908. Papers, 1834-1959 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Letter, 1896 March 14, Boston [to] Mr. Hardy, Boston, MA. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Minchin, Harry Christopher, 1861-1941. Autograph letter signed H.C. Minchin to: Miss Whiting. February 19, 1935. Wellesley College
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Papers of Lizette Woodworth Reese [manuscript], 1893-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Sealed envelope addressed to Lilian Whiting, Boston [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876. Autograph letter signed Charlotte C to: Mary. Wellesley College
referencedIn Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908. Papers, ca. 1855-1909. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942. Autograph letter signed Lilian to: Jeannette, "Dear" August 7, 1930. Wellesley College
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