Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877

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Author and historian Ellet wrote fiction, poetry, and women's history. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Letter, 1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007250

Elizabeth F. Ellet, the first American historian of women, was born in upstate New York in October 1818. She became well-known for her collective biographies of women, most notably, The Women of the American Revolution (1848).

From the description of Letter : New York, N.Y., to Messrs. Carey & Hart, Publishers, Philadelphia, Pa., 1847 or 1848, Oct. 7. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 28612023

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referencedIn Henry Onderdonk papers, 1729-1895 Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Correspondence with A. Hart, New York, Sept. 24, Laird Simons, Philadelphia, Dec. 1, Manager of the Adelphi, New York, Jan. 2, 1858, Messrs. Carey & Hart, New York, Dec. 26, Mr. Godey, New York, Dec. 5 ; 2 engraved portraits. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Reeves Gibbes Papers, 1793-1894, (bulk 1838-1894) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Letter : New York, N.Y., to Messrs. Carey & Hart, Publishers, Philadelphia, Pa., 1847 or 1848, Oct. 7. UNH Durham, Dimond Library
creatorOf Ellet, Elizabeth Fries Lummis. Letters, 1846. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894 (bulk 1838-1894). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jeffrey family. Jeffrey family papers, 1818-1903, 1818-1893 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. Papers of William Gilmore Simms [manuscript], 1839-1870. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to [Mrs. Elizabeth Fries Lummis Ellet], 1848 Nov. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. Letter to [?]. Melrose, MA. 1894 Dec. 10. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Thompson, Ruth, 1880-1950. Ruth Gage Thompson papers, 1909-1949. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Elizabeth Fries Ellet papers, 1838-1858 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Papers of E.F. Ellet, 1818-1877. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Miscellaneous periodical extracts / E.F. Ellet. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Letter, 1856. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857. Rufus W. Griswold papers, 1785-1897 year (Bulk: 1834-1857) Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Simms, Feb. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Ackerman, Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn North American Review, papers, 1831-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Balmanno. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers, 1803-1880. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Ackerman, Mr, person
associatedWith Balmanno, Mary, 1802-1875 person
associatedWith Balmanno, Mrs, person
associatedWith Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890. person
associatedWith Bryant, Mrs., person
associatedWith Cairns Collection of American Women Writers. corporateBody
associatedWith Carey & Hart, corporateBody
correspondedWith Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894. person
associatedWith Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888. person
associatedWith Godey, Louis Antoine, 1804-1878. person
associatedWith Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857. person
associatedWith Hart, A. person
associatedWith Jeffrey family. family
associatedWith Laird, Simon. person
associatedWith Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Neal, John, 1793-1876 person
associatedWith North American Review. corporateBody
correspondedWith Onderdonk, Henry, 1804-1886 person
associatedWith Peck, O.H. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Simms, Mr, person
associatedWith Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. person
associatedWith Thompson, Ruth, 1880-1950. person
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. corporateBody
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American literature--Women authors
Authors--Correspondence
Mesmerism--History--19th century
Women authors, American--19th century
Authors, American--19th century
Occupation
Historians
Poets
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Birth 1818-10-18

Death 1877-06-03

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