Richardson family.

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A prominent Boston-area family, the Richardson-Hemenway family was descended from merchants (Hemenways) and textile manufacturers (Lawrences), and was related to the Appletons, Cabots, Coolidges, and Higginsons. The collection centers around John Richardson (Harvard 1908), a lawyer and major figure in the Republican party, and his wife, Hope (Hemenway) Richardson. Other family members represented include the Richardsons' parents (John and Louisa Storrow (Cabot) Richardson, Augustus and Harriet (Lawrence) Hemenway) and children (Louisa R. Dreier, Hope Richardson, Hetty R. Phillips, Faith R. Barnett, John Richardson).

From the description of Papers of the Richardson family, 1824-1999 (inclusive), 1900-1976 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 663371962

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creatorOf Richardson family. Papers of the Richardson family, 1824-1999 (inclusive), 1900-1976 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Barnett, Faith Richardson. person
associatedWith Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Comstock, Ada Louise. person
associatedWith Dreier, Isa. person
associatedWith Follen, Charles, 1796-1840. person
associatedWith Follen, Eliza Lee Cabot, 1787-1860. person
associatedWith Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. person
associatedWith Harvard College (1780- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Hemenway, Harriet. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. person
associatedWith Lunt, Lawrence K. person
associatedWith Mason, Austin B. person
associatedWith Phillips, Hetty Richardson. person
associatedWith Pomeroy, Vivian T. (Vivian Towse), 1883-1961. person
associatedWith Radcliffe College corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Richardson, Hope, 1910-2001. person
associatedWith Richardson, Hope Hemenway, 1887-1975. person
associatedWith Richardson, John, 1886-1976. person
associatedWith Richardson, John, 1921- person
associatedWith Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. person
associatedWith Tuskegee Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Boston (Mass.)
United States
Interstate 695 (Mass.)
Mothers and daughters
Parent and child
Voyages and travels
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945


Active 1824

Active 1999

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