Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905

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Josephine Shaw Lowell, civic volunteer, born in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1843, brother of Robert Gould Shaw and widow of Colonel Charles Robert Lowell, was active as a social reformer in New York City. She was the first woman appointed to the New York State Board of Charities and founder of the New York Charity Organization Society and the Woman's Municipal League of New York City.

From the description of Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007392

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referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1767-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Dix, Dorthea Lynde, 1802-1887. [Letter] July 26, 1879, Danvers [Mass.] [to] Mrs. Lowell, Albany / D.L. Dix. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Health Sciences Library
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907. Chapman Family Papers, 1808-1983. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Stewart, William Rhinelander, 1852-1929. William Rhinelander Stewart papers, 1882-1929. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1859 (1882-1944) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. Herbert Welsh papers, 1895-1913. University of Michigan
referencedIn Spring, Rebecca. Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn New York (State). State Board of Charities. Correspondence, 1867-1902. New York State Archives
referencedIn Shaw family. Letters received, 1859-1940. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf New England Freedmen's Aid Society. Daily journal : manuscript, 1869-1871. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Edward Warren Ordway papers, 1893-1914, 1898-1906 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Baker, T. Barwick Ll. (Thomas Barwick Lloyd), 1807-1886. T. Barwick Ll. Baker papers, 1877-1883. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919. Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905. Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Ordway, Edward Warren, 1864-. Edward Warren Ordway papers, 1893-1914, bulk (1898-1906). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933. Lowell Memorial Fountain, Corlear Hook Park, New York City [graphic] : Project 226 / Charles A. Platt, Architect. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1893. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sydney Howard Gay Papers, 1748-1931 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1824-1936 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911. Papers, 1837-1914. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn T. Barwick Ll. Baker papers, 1877-1883 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Papers, 1842-1924, bulk: 1842-1891. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1895. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983, 1809-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Putnam, Mary Lowell, 1810-1898. Life of James Russell Lowell / by Mary Lowell Putnam : manuscript, 1891. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Emerson, Edward Waldo, 1844-1930. Papers, 1846-1924. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Almy family. Papers, 1649-1984 (inclusive), 1832-1984 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Jacob A. Riis Papers, 1870-1990, (bulk 1887-1913) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983 (inclusive), 1809-1941 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1835 (1845-1934) 1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Rhinelander Stewart papers, 1882-1929 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914. Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990 (bulk 1887-1913). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers relating to the gift of Soldiers Field, Harvard University, 1890. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888. Sydney Howard Gay papers, 1748-1931, Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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associatedWith Baker, T. Barwick Ll. (Thomas Barwick Lloyd), 1807-1886. person
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correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dix, Dorthea Lynde, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith ELIZABETH GLENDOWER (GARDINER) EVANS, 1856-1937 person
associatedWith Emerson, Edward Waldo, 1844-1930. person
associatedWith Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888. person
associatedWith Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919. person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith New England Freedmen's Aid Society. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State). State Board of Charities. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Ordway, Edward Warren, 1864- person
associatedWith Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933. person
associatedWith Putnam, Mary Lowell, 1810-1898. person
correspondedWith Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914. person
associatedWith Schuyler, Louise Lee. person
associatedWith Shaw family. family
associatedWith Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911. person
associatedWith Spring, Rebecca. person
associatedWith Stewart, William Rhinelander, 1852-1929. person
correspondedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. person
associatedWith Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. person
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Birth 1843-12-16

Death 1905-10-12

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