Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943

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The daughter of Samuel Gridley and Julia (Ward) Howe, Richards was the author of more than eighty books, most of them for young people. She and her sister, Maude Howe Elliott, wrote Life and Letters of Julia Ward Howe (1910), which received the first Pulitzer Prize for biography. For additional biographical information, see American Women Writers (1981).

From the description of Letter, 1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008342

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referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tempest, Edward. Round robin letters with the Richards family, 1941-1952. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Richards, Robert H. (Robert Hallowell), 1844-1945. Robert H. Richards photograph albums, ca. 1900. Maine Historical Society Library
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
creatorOf Howe family. Howe, Richards, and Robinson family papers, 1869-1961. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Palmer, William Kimberly, 1856-. William Kimberly Palmer scrapbook : Chicopee, Mass. : 1921-1933. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Margaret Terry Chanler family papers, 1815-1939 (inclusive) 1845-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pickman, Chanler, and Clifford families' correspondence and other papers, ca. 1893-2006. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howe family. Papers of the Howe-Richards family, 1840-1950. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howe, Richards, and Robinson family papers, 1869-1961. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. Miscellaneous papers, 1882-1935. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Richards, Rosalind, 1874-,. Interviews and notes on Edwin Arlington Robinson : manuscript, 1936-1939. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Howe family. Papers of the Julia Ward Howe family, 1787-1984 (inclusive), 1787-1944 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe. Tirra lirra ; rhymes old and new. Greater Victoria Public Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Photographs of Edwin Arlington Robinson, ca. 1870-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hartford residents' collection, 1807-1947. Trinity College Library
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1857-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. Please! : accompanying materials, correspondence with Mr. Jewett, Gardiner, Nov. 2, 1931, Bessie, Gardiner, Maine, 19 March 1892, and John Burnham, Gardiner, Maine, March 20, 1835. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Papers of the Howe-Richards family, 1840-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth (Howe), 1850-1943. Autograph letter signed Laura E. Richards to: "Miss Manwaring" August 1, 1935. Wellesley College
referencedIn John MacKay Shaw Collection, 1737-2007
referencedIn Rosalind Richards collection on Edward Arlington Robinson, [ca.1897-1944]. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Welsh, Charles, 1850-1914. Charles Welsh letters received, 1901-1903. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1961 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Sebastian B. (Sebastian Benson) Schlesinger papers, 1787-1901 (inclusive), 1870-1897 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. Letters : to Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards, 1905-1932. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1937-1942. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett compositions and other papers, 1847-1909. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe family. Additional papers of the Howe-Richards family, 1843-1957. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. Letter, 1904. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Sheean, Oliver Clement, 1894-1955. Oliver Clement Sheean collection, 1930-1955. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Papers, 1887-1935 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Putnam, William Lowell, Mrs., 1892-1935. Papers, 1887-1935 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1790-1951. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. [Letter, 1905]. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf St. Nicholas Magazine. Papers, 1870-1925. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Papers, 1787?-1944, c.1984 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. The Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection, [19--]-2002. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Additional papers, ca. 1870-1922. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1905-1907. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Gardiner, J. H. (John Hays), 1863-1913,. Letters to J. H. Gardiner concerning the publication of Edwin Arlington Robinson's book Captain Craig, 1901-1909. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. The infinitesimals and their discoverer : holograph poem ; correspondence with Arlo Bates, July 20th, 1894 ; and Walter Smith, Esq.,, Mr. Clarke, Nov. 10, 1875, Mrs. Bowles, 241 Beacon St., April 18, Mr. Bixby, 241 Beacon Street, Feb. 26, Secretary of Am. Lit. Com.tee of N.E.W.C., 241 Beacon St., Nov. 7, 1900, "Little friend", 241 Beacon St., Jan. 8, 1888 ; 4 photographs ; a printed poem "Unbar the gate, unlock the doors" ; an invitation to Mrs. Howe's 70th birthday ; envelope in Mrs. Howe's hand, 11 letters to MIss Rebecca Wetherell and 10 envelopes ; letter to her publisher ; University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Loring, John Arthur. Loring family genealogical collection, 1776-1938 (bulk: 1906-1938) New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rosamond B. Loring collection of printed endpapers, 1900-1950 (inclusive), 1920-1941 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hellman, Sam. Captain January : screenplay, 1935 Oct. 15 / by Sam Hellman and Gladys Lehman ; additional dialogue by Harry Tugend. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940. Papers, 1907-1939. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Bates College (Lewiston, Me.). Office of the President. Office of the President, George Colby Chase records, 1868-1921. Bates College Library, George and Helen Ladd Library
creatorOf Barratt, Augustus. Captain January [microform] : a playlet in one act adapted for the stage / by Augustus Barratt from the story written by Laura E. Richards. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Richards, Henry. Henry Richards drawings for Sketches & scraps, 1881 and 1941. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received, O-Z, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. Letters, 1935-1938, Maine, to Merrill Moore, Boston, Mass. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lewis M. Isaacs collection of E.A. Robinson papers, 1896-1967 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
associatedWith Burnham, John A., Jr. person
associatedWith Cairns Collection of American Women Writers. corporateBody
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Chanler, Margaret Terry, 1862-1952 person
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Created by John MacKay Shaw person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith ELIZABETH (LOWELL) PUTNAM, 1862-1935 person
associatedWith Elliott, Maud Howe, 1854-1948. person
associatedWith Gardiner, J. H. (John Hays), 1863-1913, person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Hellman, Sam. person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
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correspondedWith Howe family. family
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associatedWith Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Jewett, Rutger B. person
correspondedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 person
associatedWith JULIA (WARD) HOWE, 1819-1910 person
associatedWith JULIA (WARD) HOWE FAMILY family
associatedWith Loring, John Arthur. person
associatedWith Loring, Rosamund B. (Rosamond Bowditch), 1889-1950 person
associatedWith Manwaring, Elizabeth Wheeler, b. 1879. person
correspondedWith Martin, Edward Sanford, 1856-1939 person
associatedWith Moore, Merrill, 1903-1957, person
associatedWith Palmer, William Kimberly, 1856- person
associatedWith Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922 person
correspondedWith Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875- person
associatedWith Pickman family. family
associatedWith Putnam, William Lowell, Mrs., 1892-1935. person
associatedWith Richards, Henry. person
associatedWith Richards, Robert H. (Robert Hallowell), 1844-1945. person
associatedWith Richards, Rosalind, 1874- person
associatedWith Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Sebastian B. (Sebastian Benson), 1837-1917 person
correspondedWith Sheean, Oliver Clement, 1894-1955. person
associatedWith St. Nicholas Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Tempest, Edward. person
associatedWith Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. person
associatedWith Wells, Edgar Huidekoper, 1875-1938 person
associatedWith Welsh, Charles, 1850-1914. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
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Birth 1850-02-27

Death 1943-01-14

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