Livermore, Mary A. (Mary Ashton), 1820-1905

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American journalist, philanthropist and lecturer.

From the description of Mary A. Livermore autograph and quotation [manuscript], 1890 March 12, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 436869881

Civil War worker, suffrage leader and lecturer, editor of The Woman's Journal.

From the description of Letter, 1901 April 4, Melrose [to] Mrs. Ward. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 39796808

Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, abolitionist, suffragist, lecturer, writer and editor, was born in Boston. In 1845 she married a Universalist minister, Daniel Parker Livermore. During the Civil War, she was co-director of the Chicago Sanitary Commission. She was president of the Illinois Woman Suffrage Association and was elected vice-president of the newly-formed American Woman Suffrage Association in 1869. In 1870 she returned to Boston to be the first editor of the Woman's Journal. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1870-1904 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007270

Writer and women's rights leader.

From the description of Letter : Melrose, Mass., to Mr. [Sidney Homer?] Buttrick, 1899 Nov. 15. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 610242215

Author and lecturer.

From the description of Letter of Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, 1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014948

American suffragette and reformer.

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Melrose, to Mrs. Thompson, 1895 December 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806108

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referencedIn Lindseth collection of American woman suffrage, [ca. 1820-1920]. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Collection of autographed American correspondence, 1832-1969. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Robinson, Harriet Jane Hanson, 1825-1911. Papers of Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson and Harriette Lucy Robinson Shattuck, 1833-1937 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1874-1910 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Julia Ward Howe papers, 1891-1898. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries, UNCG University Libraries
referencedIn National American Woman Suffrage Association. National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 (inclusive), 1890-1930 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, ca. 1863-1955 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter of Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, 1899. Library of Congress
referencedIn Lindseth, Jon A.,. Lindseth collection of American woman suffrage, [ca. 1820-1920]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Horton, Elizabeth R. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Page, Mary Hutcheson, 1860-1940. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1892-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter : Melrose, Mass., to Mr. [Sidney Homer?] Buttrick, 1899 Nov. 15. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Blackwell family. Papers, 1832-1981 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter from Mary Ashton Rice Livermore [manuscript], 1870. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dodge, Jane Gay, 1881-1963. Papers, 1861-1951 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1780-1918 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Curtis, Isabel Gordon, 1863-1914. Booklet of autograph recipes, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kate Sessions Collection, 1876-1940 San Diego History Center Document Collection
referencedIn National American Woman Suffrage Association Records, 1839-1961, (bulk 1890-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Temperance Collection, 1832-1987. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931. Papers, 1867-1931 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Mary A. Livermore autograph and quotation [manuscript], 1890 March 12, undated. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. [Letter, 1909]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Gunsaulus, Frank Wakeley, 1856-1921. Letter to H. P. Harrison. Chicago, IL. 1917 February 1. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Louisa May Alcott papers, 1849-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Autograph letter signed M.A. Livermore to: Prof. Whiting February 19, 1896. Wellesley College
referencedIn Woman's Rights Collection (WRC) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1874-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Autograph, n.d. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy. Papers, 1828-1936 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series I, 1874-1944 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Curtis, Isabel Gordon, 1863-1914. Booklet of autograph recipes [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1872-1943. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Papers, 1828-1936 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918. Letter : Boston, to Mary A. Livermore, 1894 May 15. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter to [?]. Melrose, MA. 1894 Dec. 10. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Levy, Edward G.,. Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy Collection, 1829-1972 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National American Woman Suffrage Association. National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 (inclusive), 1890-1930 (bulk), [microform]. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library
referencedIn Blackwell family. Papers, 1784-1944 (inclusive), 1832-1939 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1833-1937 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Temperance Collection MS 440., 1832-1987 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Anonymous. Papers, 1700-1913 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Bent, Bartlett, 1829-1889. Bartlett Bent papers, 1831-1882. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Dowse, Aaron Coolidge, b. 1856. Correspondence, 1882-1922. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Autograph letter signed M.A. Livermore to: Miss Whiting April 3, 1892. Wellesley College
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Autograph letter signed Mary A. Livermore to: Prof. Whiting March 6, 1896. Wellesley College
referencedIn Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. Papers, ca. 1849-1963 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893. Letters, 1850-1893 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Parsons, Frank, 1854-1908. Frank Parsons papers, 1888-1908 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Letters, 1880-1890 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter, 1894, April 20, Melrose, Mass., to Louise P. Bates. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Papers, 1870-1904 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter, 1901 April 4, Melrose [to] Mrs. Ward. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers, 1857-1962 (inclusive), 1857-1936 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1981 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1882-1951 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association. Letter, 1884. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter [manuscript] : Melrose, to Mrs. Thompson, 1895 December 6. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1912 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. ALS, 1886 May 7 : Melrose, [Massachusetts], to Mrs. Start. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Bickerdyke, Mary Ann, 1817-1901. Mary Ann Bickerdyke papers, 1847-1905. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wells, Dora, 1862-1948. Dora Wells papers, 1870-1943. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Hollander, Maria Theresa Baldwin, 1820-1885. Papers, 1835-1884 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1867-1931. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Autograph letter signed : "The Round Table" [Boston], to Mrs. [Mary Ashton Rice] Livermore, 1892 May 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, ca. 1849-1963 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, n.d., 1870-1939 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Heinzen, Henriette M. Biographical notes in commemoration of Fritz Anneke and Mathilde Franzis Giesler Anneke. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1962. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Autograph letter signed Mary A. Livermore to: Prof. Whiting March 12, 1896. Wellesley College
referencedIn Mary Ann Bickerdyke Papers, 1847-1905 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919. Series X of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1863-1955 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1833-1937 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Cantwell, John Simon. Papers, 1804-1907. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Frank Parsons papers, 1888-1908 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1892. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1700-1913 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National American Woman Suffrage Association. National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 bulk (1890-1930). Library of Congress
referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Gould, Elizabeth Porter, 1848-1906. Papers, 1890-1904 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Strickland, Edward F.,. Autograph collection, 1780-1918 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter, Melrose, Mass., to Mrs. Skinner. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Autograph letter signed M.A.Livermore to: Mrs. Palmer January 21, 1891. Wellesley College
referencedIn Carr, Jeanne C. Smith. Papers of Jeanne C. Smith Carr, 1842->1903. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838. Bowditch Family Papers, 1712-1927. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Universalist Club of Boston. Records, 1884-1954 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Collection, 1829-1972, n.d. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Mary A. Livermore Collection, 1870 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Diaz, Abby Morton, 1821-1904. ALS : Belmont [Mass.], to [Mary] Livermore, 1889 Aug. 30. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Papers, 1784 (1832-1939) 1944 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Harbert, Elizabeth Boynton, b. 1845. Papers of Elizabeth Boynton Harbert, 1863-1925. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Marshall, Andrew, Mrs. Papers, 1871-1884 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Eliot, Christopher Rhodes, 1856-1945. Papers, 1872-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Correspondence with Miss Dyer, Oct. 12, 1889, "Josie", Feb. 2, 1895, and Mrs. Oliver, Melrose, Dec. 14, 1897, Mrs. Banlett, Boston, Dec. 29, 1878, Mr. Bacon, Feb. 1, 1901, Mrs. Fannie Pratt, Jan. 30, 1893-Dec. 16, 1904, Jno. C. Maker, Melrose, June 25, 1893, Bro. Dearborn / Mary A. Livermore. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Harbert, Elizabeth Boynton, b. 1845. Series II of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1870-1939 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947. University of Virginia. Library
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Melrose MA US
Subject
Women--Periodicals
Women--Suffrage
American literature--Women authors
Polygamy
Antislavery movements
Vivisection
Women--Suffrage--Periodicals
Mormon Church--Doctrines--Controversial literature
Woman--Suffrage
Temperance
Authors, American--19th century--Autographs
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Authors
Abolitionists
Lecturers
Journalists
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Birth 1820-12-19

Death 1905-05-23

English

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