Martha J. Lamb Papers 1838-1969 1862-1893


Martha J. Lamb Papers 1838-1969 1862-1893

Author, historian, editor. The Lamb Papers consist of extensive personal and some professional correspondence; copies of all major articles and published books; diaries; research notes and reviews for her ; and copies of her . Topics reflected in writings include women's rights, social reform, politics, and personal remembrances. Notable correspondents include Louisa May Alcott, Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes and Theodore Roosevelt, and John Jay. History of the City of New York Magazine of American History

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American historian, author, owner and editor of Magazine of American History. From the description of Martha J. Lamb letters [manuscript], 1887-1892. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 212376748 Historian, author, and magazine editor, New York City. From the description of Letterbooks, 1884-1895. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58670246 From the description of Papers, 1756-1892 (bulk 1876-1892). (New York University...

Jay, John, 1745-1829 (person)

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