Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877

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1827-1829 worked as a governess; 1835 founded the Working and Visiting Society in Bristol; 1846 opened first ragged school in Bristol; 1850s work on juvenile delinquency, including conference, parliamentary evidence, publications; 1860s work on female education in India; 1870 founded National Indian Association; also worked on prison reform and the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts

Epithet: social reformer, philanthropist and educationalist

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creatorOf Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877. Autograph letter signed Mary Carpenter to: Dear Sir November 16, 1873. Wellesley College
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection (additional items), c.1810-1975 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Florence Nightingale papers., 1866 British Library
creatorOf Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877. [Letter to Miss Duffin] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: General Women's Movement, 1825-1896 The Women' s Library
creatorOf PP. Letters of the social reformer Mary Carpenter to Miss ― Wareing, chiefly referring to the National Indian Association; 1867-1877, n.d. Purchased from Elizabeth Crawford, May 1999.Paper; ff. 123-133. Various sizes.Mary Carpenter, social reformer..., 1867-1877 British Library
referencedIn Clay, John, 1796-1858. Correspondence : 1821-1873. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Literary Ladies, 1881-1959 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Biographical notes by Mrs Billington Greig, c.1950 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873. John Stuart Mill letters, 1819-1847. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
creatorOf Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877. Autograph letter signed Mary Carpenter to: Dear Sir April 1, 1861. Wellesley College
creatorOf Letter to Miss Duffin, May 12, 1866? University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Papers, 1829-1956 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873. John Stuart Mill letters, 1819-1847. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Mary Carpenter letter, 1865 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Procter, Adelaide Anne, 1825-1864. Letter to Mary Carpenter. [London, Eng.] [18--] University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
creatorOf MARGARET ELLIOT CORRESPONDENCE: correspondence of Margaret Elliot (d. 1901), daughter of the Rev. Gilbert Elliot, Dean of Bristol; 1863-1891, n.d. Writers include John Anthony Froude and Mary Carpenter. Partly fragm. Purchased in two lots from John W..., 1863-1891 British Library
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
referencedIn Dall, Caroline Wells Healey, 1822-1912. Papers, 1829-1956 (inclusive), 1837-1916 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn NIGHTINGALE PAPERS. Vol. LI (ff. 214). (1) Typewritten copies of letters to Mrs Georgiana Moore, Mother Superior of the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, Bermondsey; 1856-1868. ff. 1-57. (2) Letters from Adeline Paulina Irby, traveller; 1870-1879. ff. 58..., 1856-1879 British Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. Papers, 1798-1893 (bulk 1827-1887) Houghton Library
creatorOf Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879. Papers, 1840-1965 1841-1878 (bulk). Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Norman Carr Sargant papers., 1807-1877 British Library
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: General and Personal, 1800-1972 The Women' s Library
referencedIn William Tallack Correspondence, 1830-1907 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Peabody, Marian Lawrence. 1875-1974. Letters and family papers, 1783-1957 Houghton Library
referencedIn Hosmer, James Kendall, 1834-1927. J. K. Hosmer letter to F. B. Sanborn [manuscript], 1865 September 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904,. Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf H. Letter of congratulation from Mary Carpenter, philanthropist, (b.1807, d.1877) to Emily Faithfull on her appointment as Queen's publisher; 2 July 1862. Purchased from A. R. Heath Rare Books and Manuscripts, Bristol, March 2003.Paper; f. 80. 182 x... British Library
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associatedWith Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879. person
associatedWith CAROLINE WELLS HEALEY DALL, 1822-1912 person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Clay, John, 1796-1858. person
associatedWith Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904, person
associatedWith Dall, Caroline Wells Healey, 1822-1912. person
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 person
associatedWith Hosmer, James Kendall, 1834-1927. person
correspondedWith Howe family. family
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873. person
correspondedWith Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875- person
associatedWith Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. person
associatedWith Procter, Adelaide Anne, 1825-1864. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Tallack, William, 1831-1908 person
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Birth 1807-04-03

Death 1877-06-14

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