Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876

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Physician, reformer, and husband of Julia Ward Howe.

From the description of Papers, 1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 46344998

Humanitarian crusader for many causes including Greek freedom, education for the disabled, prison reform, abolition, and black suffrage, Howe founded the Perkins School for the Blind and was the chairman of the Massachusetts Board of State Charities. When just out of the Harvard Medical School, he went to Greece as an army surgeon.

From the description of Letters and journals, 1824-1835. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370977

Physician. The first to train the blind and deaf mutes in the United States.

From the description of Papers, 1851-1872 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092711

Reformer.

From the description of Letters of S. G. Howe, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451047

American humanitarian.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Boston, to Horace Mann, [1847] Dec. 4-[1848] Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269543205

American philanthropist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to General Babcock, 1871 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523304

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Wm. L. Stam, 1866 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523287

Philhellenist and reformer; husband of Julia Ward Howe.

From the description of Correspondence, 1862-1863. (State Library of Massachusetts). WorldCat record id: 70967762

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referencedIn Howe family. Papers of the Julia Ward Howe family, 1787-1984 (inclusive), 1787-1944 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Francis William Bird papers, 1826-1924 (inclusive), 1847-1889 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884. Papers of Edward Jarvis, 1825-1888 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn The Henry Barnard Papers, 1765-1935 (Bulk: 1830-1899)
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876,. Autograph letter signed from Samuel Gridley Howe, Boston, to [Frances Anne] Kemble [manuscript], 1857 April 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn United States American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission records, 1862-1864. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers concerning the 1872 resolution of condemnation against Charles Sumner, 1862-1873. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. Francis Lieber papers, 1808-1969. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. The rough sketch : manuscript, [1901?] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. ALS : Santa Barbara [Calif.], to Dear sir, 1859 June 11. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860. Letter, 1855 May 5, Boston, to [Parker L.] Spofford [n.p.] University of Michigan
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1912 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Letter : [Washington, D.C.] to Samuel Gridley Howe, 1855 Feb.18. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Emerson, George B. (George Barrell), 1797-1881. Letters to George Barrell Emerson, 1845-1865. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. [Letter, 1872]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. The Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection, [19--]-2002. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Briney, Melville Otter, 1899-1986. Melville Otter Briney : miscellaneous papers, 1958. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Gerrit Smith Papers, 1762-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886,. Documents relating to Charles Sumner, ca. 1828-1912. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Correspondence, 1862-1863. State Library of Massachusetts
creatorOf Bunyan, John, 1628-1688. [Collection of samples of raised-letter line types for printing for the blind.] Library Company of Philadelphia
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Letters, 1843 Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Correspondence with Robert Montgomery Bird, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Huntington Library. Francis Lieber Papers.
referencedIn Letters sent to Cornelius Conway Felton from various correspondents, 1849-1860. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. Franklin Benjamin Sanborn papers, 1845-1936 (bulk 1845-1936) Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn MacKaye, James Morrison, 1805-1888. Papers of James Morrison MacKaye, 1862-1953. Library of Congress
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Letters recieved by Samuel Gridley Howe, 1838-1874. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. [Essays on Oliver Caswell and Julia Brace]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Louis Agassiz correspondence and other papers, 1821-1877. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Letter to Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, 1832 May 31. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stewart, William T., 1826 or 27-1851. William Stewart's journal, 1850 : a young man's account of his overland trip to the gold fields of California, 1850 March 30-1851 February 3. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1857-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Letter, New Port, to Franklin Benjamin Sanborn [manuscript] 1871 Oct. 10. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dana Family. Papers of the Dana family [manuscript], 1840-1881. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Letters, Boston, Mass. / Julia Ward Howe. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Julia Ward Howe papers, 1891-1898. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries, UNCG University Libraries
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1836 November 18, Hartford, Conn., to Samuel Gridley Howe, Boston, Mass. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876. Autograph letters signed (2) : Boston, to Horace Mann, [1847] Dec. 4-[1848] Mar. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. Papers, 1806-1897. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Samuel Gridley Howe letters, Howe, Samuel Gridley letters, 1840-1849, 1840-1841 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Robert Carter letters from various correspondents, 1851-1898 (inclusive), 1851-1862 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860. Letters to Samuel Gridley Howe, 1846-1856. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
creatorOf Jackson, Patrick Tracy, 1818-1891. Massachusetts Kansas Aid Committee records, 1856-1857. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Winthrop, John, 1606-1676. John Winthrop, Jr., papers, 1644-1848. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1961 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf OAC Review Index. College life, OAC Review, v.40, no.4, Dec. 1927, p.116-120. University of Guelph
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Papers, 1851-1872 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Papers, 1868. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to General Babcock, 1871 Apr. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. Papers of Francis Lieber, 1815-1888; (bulk 1835-1872). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1790-1951. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877. Correspondence, Sept. 16, 1844-1876. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Horace Mann papers, Mann, Horace, 1823-1876, 1823-1857 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
creatorOf OAC Review Index. College life, OAC Review, v.40, no.3, Nov. 1927, p.78-83. University of Guelph
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Letters and journals, 1824-1835. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1803-1880. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Crosby, William Chase, 1806-1880. Papers, 1818-1881. Raymond H. Fogler Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1767-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Wm. L. Stam, 1866 Sept. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1787?-1944, c.1984 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Howe family. Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1790-1951. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. Papers, 1806-1897. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph album, 1877-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe family, of Dorchester (Boston, Mass.). Howe family of Dorchester papers, 1763-1858. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wade, Benjamin Franklin, 1800-1878. Memorandum of thanks : to Captain William G. Temple of the U.S. Steamer Tennessee, docketed 1871 Mar. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. Papers, 1847-1915. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867. Papers, 1798-1908. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Dickinson family library, 1810-1977. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. Letters of S. G. Howe, 1862. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845. Letter, 1843 Jun. 2 [London] to Dr. [S.G.] Howe [London]. University of Michigan
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correspondedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884, person
associatedWith Barnard, Henry, 1811-1900 person
associatedWith Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872 person
correspondedWith Bird, F. W. (Francis William), 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Brace, Julia, 1807-1884. person
associatedWith Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889. person
associatedWith Briney, Melville Otter, 1899-1986. person
associatedWith Brown, John, 1800-1859. person
associatedWith Carter, Robert, 1819-1879 person
associatedWith Caswell, Oliver, 1829- person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Conway, M. F. (Martin Franklin), 1827-1882. person
associatedWith Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. person
associatedWith Crosby, William Chase, 1806-1880. person
associatedWith Dana Family. family
correspondedWith Davis, George C., fl. 1862-1863 person
associatedWith Dickinson family, collector. family
associatedWith Diedrich, D. N. (Duane Norman) person
associatedWith Dinsmoor, Samuel, 1799-1869 person
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde person
associatedWith Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Emerson, George B. (George Barrell), 1797-1881. person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Felton, Cornelius Conway, 1807-1862 person
associatedWith Flourens, P. (Pierre), 1794-1867. person
associatedWith Free Soil Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Green, James person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
correspondedWith Horr, Asa person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howe family. family
associatedWith Howe family. family
correspondedWith Howe family. family
associatedWith Howe family, of Dorchester (Boston, Mass.) family
associatedWith Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. person
associatedWith Howland, Mary Bryant, collector. person
associatedWith Jackson, Patrick Tracy, 1818-1891. person
associatedWith Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884. person
associatedWith JULIA (WARD) HOWE, 1819-1910 person
associatedWith JULIA (WARD) HOWE FAMILY family
correspondedWith Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893 person
correspondedWith Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Lyman, S. P. (Samuel P.), 1804-1869. person
associatedWith MacKaye, James Morrison, 1805-1888. person
associatedWith Mann, Horace, 1796-1859, person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Board of State Charities. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. State Reform School (Westborough. Mass. ) corporateBody
associatedWith May family. family
associatedWith May family. family
associatedWith MAY-GODDARD FAMILY family
correspondedWith Neal, John, 1793-1876 person
associatedWith New England Emigrant Aid Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith OAC Review Index. corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index. corporateBody
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860. person
associatedWith Perkins Institute For The Blind corporateBody
associatedWith Perkins School for the Blind. corporateBody
correspondedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877. person
associatedWith Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. person
associatedWith Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867. person
associatedWith Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 person
associatedWith Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845. person
associatedWith Stam, William L., person
associatedWith Sterns, George L., 1809-1867. person
associatedWith Stevens, Josiah, 1795-1869 person
associatedWith Stewart, William T., 1826 or 27-1851. person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. person
associatedWith United States. American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Wade, Benjamin Franklin, 1800-1878. person
associatedWith Whitman, E. B. (Edmund Burke), 1812-1883. person
associatedWith Winthrop, John, 1606-1676. person
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Dominican Republic
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
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United States
Subject
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Hydrotherapy
Deafblind people--Education
Meteorology
Smithsonian Exchange
Letters
Reformatories
Antislavery movements
Social reformers
Exchanges Of Publications
Phrenology
Abolitionists
Occupation
Reformers
Reformers--United States
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Birth 1801-11-10

Death 1876-01-09

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