Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888

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Successful author and editor who settled in Charleston, S.C., ca. 1819; native of Boston, Mass.; ca. 1833, Gilman began publishing a literary magazine at various times known as Rose Bud, Youth's Gazette, Southern Rose Bud, and Southern Rose; wife of Samuel Gilman (1791-1858), minister of Charleston's Unitarian Church, 1819 to 1858. She lived in Charleston until 1870, when she returned to Cambridge, Mass. She died, 1888, in Washington, D.C.

From the description of Caroline Howard Gilman papers, 1830-1934 (bulk 1853-1878). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 40743115

American author.

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Tiverton, Rhode Island, to Mrs. Thomas P. James, 1875 April 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806168

American poet, editor, memoirist.

From the description of Letters to D.H. Williams [manuscript], 1841-1849. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805763

Author, editor, and wife of the Rev. Samuel Gilman, pastor of the Unitarian Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

From the description of Caroline Howard Gilman papers, 1810-1880. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144046

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creatorOf Gilman, Samuel, 1791-1858. Samuel Gilman papers, 1828-1961. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Caroline Howard Gilman papers, 1810-1880. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Letter, 1835. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Autograph File, G. 1641-2009. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Gilmore Simms collection of papers, 1839]-[1869? The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Letters to D.H. Williams [manuscript], 1841-1849. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Letter [manuscript] : Tiverton, Rhode Island, to Mrs. Thomas P. James, 1875 April 14. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Unitarian Church (Charleston, S.C.). Unitarian Church of Charleston, S.C., records, 1819-2000. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Deas, Alston, 1893-1985,. Carolina Howard Gilman papers. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Gilman Family Papers, 1659-1935 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Dwight, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1846-1917. Papers II, 1734-1869, bulk: 1800-1864. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. Correspondence and miscellaneous items of John Howard Payne [manuscript], 1811-1896. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Caroline Howard Gilman papers, 1830-1934 (bulk 1853-1878). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Gilman family. Papers, 1809-1888. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. William Gilmore Simms collection of papers, [1839]-[1869?]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library
referencedIn Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. Ellis Gray Loring Family papers, 1828-1923 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Papers of E.F. Ellet, 1818-1877. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Correspondence with Miss Leslie, Jan. 17, 1835, Charleston and Dear Sir, Aug. 2, 1847, Charleston / Caroline Gilman. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Gilman family. Gilman family papers, 1659-1935 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. Letter to Samuel Colman : ALS, 1837 Apr. 26. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. Papers of Sarah Orne Jewett [manuscript], 1870-1908. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1745-1916. Houghton Library
creatorOf Barrett assorted authors collection, 1814-1947 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
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associatedWith Batchelder family. family
associatedWith Coleman, Samuel. person
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 person
associatedWith Dwight, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1846-1917. person
associatedWith Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. person
associatedWith Fay, George Story. person
associatedWith Gilman family. family
associatedWith Gilman family. family
associatedWith Gilman family. family
associatedWith Gilman, Samuel, 1791-1858. person
associatedWith Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835. person
correspondedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Howard family. family
associatedWith James, T. P. (Thomas Power), Mrs., person
associatedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. person
associatedWith Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. person
associatedWith Nayes, David, person
associatedWith Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. person
associatedWith Rose bud. corporateBody
associatedWith Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. person
associatedWith Southern rose. corporateBody
associatedWith Unitarian Church (Charleston, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith White, Anna Marie Howard. person
associatedWith Whitney, James S., (fl. 1850) person
associatedWith Williams, D. H., person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Sullivans Island (S.C.)
United States
South Carolina
Charleston (S.C.)
South Carolina--Charleston
Savannah (Ga.)
United States
South Carolina--Charleston
South Carolina
Greenville (S.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)
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Periodicals--Publishing
American literature--Women authors
Freedmen
Women editors
Secession
Women authors, American
Slaves--Emancipation
American poetry
Authors and publishers
Unitarian churches
Nullification (States' rights)
American literature
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Editors
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Birth 1794

Death 1888

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