Field, Kate, 1838-1896

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Kate Field was an American journalist and lecturer, also dramatist, novelist, and actress. She was well-known in Europe, and was popular in English literary circles. Lively, eccentric, and highly intelligent, she edited Kate Field's Washington during the last five years of her life.

From the description of Kate Field letters and photos, 1876-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50163397

Actress, author, journalist, and lecturer.

From the description of Kate Field note, 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450236

Kate Field was a prominent American journalist, who experienced the significant events and personalities of her day and reported on them in a variety of newspapers and magazines. She also tried her hand as a dramatist, critic, and actress, and was hired as one of the world's first public relations advisers by Alexander Graham Bell.

From the description of Kate Field letter to E.C. Stedman, 1873 Mar. 24. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49890772

Irish-American journalist, author, and actress.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 15 New Cavendish Street, W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1877 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125454

Journalist, author, actress, and lecturer.

From the description of Papers, 1895 August-September. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122598051

From the guide to the Kate Field papers, 1895, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

American journalist, author, actress, and lecturer.

From the description of Letter, ca. 1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645674

From the description of Letters, 1883-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461863

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referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Letter : Glen's Falls, to Miss Lawrence, 1871 Jan 20. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn MS 17393, Forscutt, Mark Hill 1834-1903. Mark H. Forscutt journal 1855-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History 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
referencedIn Marshall, Alice Kahler,. Dress reform graphics collection, 1880-1891. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn New England Women's Club. Records, 1843-1970 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reeves, John Knight, 1907-,. John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells collection, 1868-1960. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1858-1940. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896,. Autograph letters signed from Kate Field, London and New York, to various recipients [manuscript], 1874-1880. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Evert Jansen Wendell collection of literary manuscripts, [ca. 1852-1889] and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896,. Autograph letters signed from Kate Field to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1871-1894. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Papers of Kate Field [manuscript] 1865-93. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. ALS : Chicago to "Dear Sir", 1886 Jan. 27. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Literary reviews by Kate Field [manuscript], 1876 December 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Autograph File, F, 1447-1994. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Letters of Kate Field [manuscript] 1865-96. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. Lecture notes of James Edward Murdoch on Hamlet [manuscript], ca. 1850. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Erichsen, Hugo, 1860-1944. Methods of authors papers, 1884. University of Michigan
referencedIn Coolbrith, Ina. Letter, Nov. 11, Oakland, Calif. [to] [Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island, N.Y.] / Ina Coolbrith. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy. Papers, 1828-1936 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. James Roberts Gilmore collection, 1820-1903. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Letters, 1883-1887. American Primers
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Kate Field note, 1895. Library of Congress
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916. Papers of Jeannette L. Gilder [manuscript], 1879-1909. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Autograph letter signed : 15 New Cavendish Street, W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1877 Apr. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896,. Autograph letter signed from Kate Field to Edwin Monroe Bacon [manuscript], 1889 April 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Autograph album, 1877-1893. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Edmund Clarence Stedman Papers, 1840-1960. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Heron-Allen, Edward, 1861-1943,. Chyromantia : manuscript, 1884-1893. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Advertising sheet : to lyceums and lecture committees : Miss Kate Field is ready to accept engagements for the lecture season of 1870 and 1871. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Letter, ca. 1885. American Primers
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Papers, 1895 August-September. American Primers
creatorOf Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906,. Autograph letter signed from Adelaide Ristori del Grillo, Rome, to Kate Field [manuscript], 1878. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Papers, 1840-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Kate Field letter to E.C. Stedman, 1873 Mar. 24. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929. Melville E. Stone papers, 1815-1954, bulk 1890-1929. Newberry Library
referencedIn North American review materials, 1884-1913. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells collection, 1868-1960. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Letter, 1884 Sep. 23, South Norwalk, Conn., to Hugo Erichsen, Detroit. University of Michigan
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Correspondence with "Dear Madam" 1894 July 3, [Washington, D.C.?]; Editor of The Graphic, May 17, 1885, South Norwalk; R.U. Johnson, undated; note, undated; "Dear Sir", Nov. 16th, 1885, Hotel Vendome, Boston; Dr. Talbot, South Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 3, 1884; Miss Hillard, May 28, 1886 / Kate Field. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Strickland, Edward F.,. Autograph collection, 1780-1918 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916. Papers, 1865-1917 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Brown, James Wright, 1873-1959. Collection, 1789-1951. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Elliott" to "Fish". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916. Papers: 1879-1909. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers, 1831-1891. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kate Field papers, 1895 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Letter : Glen's Falls, to Miss Lawrence, 1871 Jan 20. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Field, Kate, 1838-1896. Kate Field letters and photos, 1876-1890. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Fairchild, Lucius, 1831-1896. Lucius Fairchild papers, 1819-1943. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Lilian Whiting Papers, 1880-1920 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
correspondedWith Bacon, Edwin M. (Edwin Monroe), 1844-1916 person
associatedWith Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 person
associatedWith Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891, person
associatedWith Bigelow, Jane Poultney. person
associatedWith Brown, James Wright, 1873-1959. person
associatedWith Brown, John, 1800-1859. person
associatedWith Burton, John Edgar, 1847- person
associatedWith Cairns Collection of American Women Writers. corporateBody
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Coolbrith, Ina. person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Erichsen, Hugo, 1860-1944. person
associatedWith Fairchild, Lucius, 1831-1896. person
associatedWith Fairchild, Mr., person
correspondedWith Field, Kate, 1830-1896 person
correspondedWith Flower, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1830-1892 person
associatedWith Forscutt, Mark Hill 1834-1903 person
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Hall, S. C. (Samuel Carter), 1800-1889 person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Heron-Allen, Edward, 1861-1943, person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 person
associatedWith Hillard, Miss. person
associatedWith Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881 person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howland, Mary Bryant, collector. person
associatedWith Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904. person
associatedWith Johnson, R. U. person
associatedWith Ladies Cooperative Dress Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Marshall, Alice Kahler, person
correspondedWith Mumford, Mr. person
associatedWith Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893. person
associatedWith New England Women's Club. corporateBody
correspondedWith Parton, James, 1822-1891 person
correspondedWith Pigott, Edward Smyth, 1824-1895 person
associatedWith Reeves, John Knight, 1907-, person
correspondedWith Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906, person
correspondedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Shakespeare Memorial Company corporateBody
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929. person
associatedWith Strickland, Edward F., person
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900, person
associatedWith Talbot, Dr. person
associatedWith Tedrow, H. B. person
associatedWith Tedrow, H.B. person
associatedWith Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 person
associatedWith Tuckerman, Mr., person
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. person
associatedWith Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917 person
associatedWith Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886. person
associatedWith White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy. person
associatedWith Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942 person
associatedWith Wilkes, George, 1817-1885. person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Woodward, James G., person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
United States
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
Subject
Women journalists--Correspondence
Correspondence
Material Types
Lectures and lecturing
Mormons and Mormonism--Doctrinal and controversial works
Mormons--Polygamy--History--Sources
Authors, American--Correspondence
American literature--Women authors
Temperance
Ẁomen authors, American--Correspondence
Occupation
Authors
Actresses
Journalists
Lecturers
Function

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Birth 1838-10-01

Death 1896-05-19

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