Anna E. Dickinson Papers 1859-1951 (bulk 1859-1911)

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Anna E. Dickinson Papers, 1859-1951, (bulk 1859-1911)

Anna E. Dickinson Papers 1859-1951 (bulk 1859-1911)

Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.

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Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932

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Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (October 28, 1842 – October 22, 1932) was an American orator and lecturer. An advocate for the abolition of slavery and for women's rights, Dickinson was the first woman to give a political address before the United States Congress. A gifted speaker at a very young age, she aided the Republican Party in the hard-fought 1863 elections and significantly influenced the distribution of political power in the Union just prior to the Civil War. Dickinson was the first white wo...

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Higginson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 22, 1823. He was a descendant of Francis Higginson, a Puritan minister and immigrant to the colony of Massachusetts Bay. His father, Stephen Higginson (born in Salem, Massachusetts, November 20, 1770; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 20, 1834), was a merchant and philanthropist in Boston and steward of Harvard University from 1818 until 1834. His grandfather, also named Stephen Higginson, was a member of the Continental Congre...

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

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Fanny Lily Gypsy Davenport was an American actress and theatrical manager. In 1882 she established her own theatrical company, the Fanny Davenport Company, which toured the United States with productions of Fedora, La Tosca, Cleopatra, and Gismonda, among others. She was married first to Edwin H. Price and then to Melbourne MacDowell. From the description of Fanny Davenport collection, 1881-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612235888 Davenport first performed on stage at ...

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878

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Bowles was an American journalist and publisher. From the description of Letter, a portrait, and newspaper clippings, 1872-ca. 1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80880580 Samuel Bowles was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on February 9, 1826. He was the editor of the daily edition of the Springfield Republican from 1844 to 1878. Noted for his willingness to comment on matters of political corruption, he was the subject of a libel suit. Bowles was involved with the Liber...

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Epithet: widow of W Dickinson, Comptroller-General of Customs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x00038d Epithet: daughter of J Clarkson British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x00038c ...

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903

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Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891

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Everett, Ellen

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Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907

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Chester, Giraud, 1922-

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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...