Papers of the Nichols-Shurtleff family, 1780-1953 (inclusive), 1850-1940 (bulk)


Papers of the Nichols-Shurtleff family, 1780-1953 (inclusive), 1850-1940 (bulk)

1780-1953 (inclusive), 1850-1940 (bulk)

Correspondence and diaries of the Nichols and Shurtleff families from New England.

7.5 linear ft.; (17 file boxes, 3 half file boxes)

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Lyman family. (family)

Nichols, Elizabeth Fisher, 1844-1929. (person)

Appleton, William Sumner, -1947 (person)

Founder and Secretary of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (1910); Vice President of the Massachusetts Society of Sons of the Revolution; life member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (elected Nov. 7, 1903); Secretary of the Paul Revere Memorial Association; Director of the Bunker Hill Monument Association; member of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Born in Boston, Mass. Graduated from Harvard, 1896. Died in Lawrence, Mass., 1947. From th...

Nichols family. (family)

A well-to-do Boston family whose female members were active in social and civic affairs, women's suffrage, and art. The collection centers on Dr. Arthur Howard Nichols (1840-1923), his wife Elizabeth Fisher Homer Nichols (1844-1929), and their three daughters: Rose Standish Nichols, (1872-1960), a landscape architect; Marian Clarke Nichols (1873-1953), active in civil service reform and other civic and philanthropic causes; and Margaret Homer Nichols Shurtleff (1879-1959). Also represented are m...

Haynes, Edith M. (person)

Clarke, Sarah, 1830?- (person)

Poole, Grace Morrison. (person)

Nichols, Marian Clark, 1873-1953. (person)

Baker, Ronald, 1865- (person)

Sayre, Jesse Wilson. (person)

Schieffelin family. (family)

Nichols, Rose Standish (person)

Rose Standish Nichols (1872-1960) was one of America's first professional female landscape and garden designers, a writer of garden history and criticism, a lifelong pacificist, and a women's rights activist. She was the daughter of Dr. Arthur Howard Nichols (1840-1923) and Elizabeth Fisher Homer Nichols (1844-1929) of Boston, Massachusetts. She published three books and many articles on European garden design, helped found the Woman's International League for Peace and Freedom, and remained unm...

Putnam family. (family)

Eliot, Grace H. (person)

Shurcliff family. (family)

McKibbin, Emily. (person)

Homer family. (family)

Keegan family. (family)

Shurtleff family. (family)

Cabot, Elise Pumpelly. (person)

Nichols, Arthur Howard, 1840-1922 (person)

American physician and campanologist. From the description of Papers, 1909-1912. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14398393 ...

Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960 (person)

Ellery Sedgwick was editor of The Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884345 ...

Nichols family (family)

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942 (person)

In 1887 Cram joined with Charles Wentworth to open an architectural office (Cram and Wentworth) in Boston. In 1891 Bertram G. Goodhue joined them. Shortly thereafter Wentworth died and the firm became Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, which it remained until 1910 when Goodhue left to form his own firm in New York. Cram & Ferguson kept that name even when younger partners joined in 1925 and after Ferguson died in 1926. From the description of [Unidentified church] [graphic] : [perspec...

Shaw, Pauline A. (Pauline Agassiz), 1841-1917 (person)

Pauline Agassiz Shaw was an educational philanthropist in Boston. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letter, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007451 ...

Keegan family (family)

Homer family (family)

Warren, John Collins, 1842-1927 (person)

Conkling, Grace Hazard, 1878-1958 (person)

Conkling graduated from Smith College in 1899, was further educated in Germany and France and taught school in Connecticut and New York. After her marriage to Roscoe Platt Conkling in 1905 they lived in Mexico. She taught at Smith College from 1914 to 1947. From the description of [Verses] [between 1920-1928] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100770 Smith College, Class of 1899. Smith College, Professor, English, 1914-1947. Poet. From the description of Gra...

Clarke, Sarah, 1830- (person)

Haynes, Edith M. (person)

Emerson family (family)

St. Gaudens family (family)

Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 (person)

Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Cabot, Elise Pumpelly (person)

McKibbin, Emily (person)

Briggs, L. Vernon (Lloyd Vernon), 1863-1941 (person)

Briggs (Medical College of Virginia, M.D. 1899) practiced medicine in Boston, Mass. and was instrumental in founding the Boston Psychopathic Hospital and Metropolitan State Hospital. His great interest was forensic psychiatry. The so-called "Briggs Law" of Massachusetts can be credited to his influence; this provides for a mental examination before trial of all persons indicted for a felony in the state. From the description of Papers of Lloyd Vernon Briggs, 1857-1940 (bulk). (Harvar...

Shurtleff family (family)

Putnam family (family)

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 (person)

Landscape architect. From the description of Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 (bulk 1838-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979908 American landscape designer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Charles A. Dana, 1876 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872066 Landscape architect. Related material in Biography and Genealogy Files under 'F.L. Olmsted.' From the description ...

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 (person)

Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...

Woods, J. Collins, 1865-1925. (person)


Shurcliff family (family)

Cabot, Ella Lyman (person)

Author and educator, Ella Lyman Cabot was born into one prominent Boston family and married into another; her husband was Dr. Richard Clarke Cabot (1868-1939). She taught ethics and applied psychology at Boston private schools and directed the Sunday school at Unitarian King's Chapel. Cabot published seven books on ethics and childhood education and had privately printed a 3 volume biography of her parents. From the description of Papers, 1855-1934 (inclusive). (Harvard University). ...

Sayre, Jesse Wilson (person)

Schieffelin family (family)

Baker, Roland, 1865- (person)

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 (person)

Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Perkins, Louise S. W., 1843- (person)

MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956 (person)

Percy MacKaye was a poet and dramatist. From the description of Note, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007259 American poet and dramatist. From the description of Papers, 1909-1912. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36097093 Author Percy MacKaye was born into a theatrical family in New York City. He graduated from Harvard in 1897, and travelled through Europe for a time before taking a teaching job at the Craigie School in N...

St. Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907. (person)

Poole, Grace Morrison (person)

Eliot, Grace H. (person)

Irwin, Agnes, 1841-1914 (person)

Agnes Irwin was dean of Radcliffe College from 1894-1909. From the description of Letters, 1875, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007310 Agnes Irwin, school and college administrator, descendent of Benjamin Franklin, was born and educated in Washington, D.C. After teaching in New York, she became principal of the Penn Square Seminary, later the Agnes Irwin School in Philadelphia (1869-1894). Appointed Dean of Radcliffe College in 1894, she maintained excelle...

Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947. (person)

Ripley, William Zebina, 1867-1941 (person)

Ripley taught economics and political economy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Z. Ripley, 1895-1940 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973162 ...

Lyman family (family)

Huntington, Catharine, 1887-1987 (person)

Actress, director, and producer Catharine Sargent Huntington was born in Ashfield, Mass. on December 29, 1886. She graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College in 1911 and taught English and theater at Westover School in Middlebury, Conn., 1915-1918. She was active in New England's Little Theatre movement from the early 1920s and was president and member of the board of directors of the Provincetown Playhouse in Provincetown, Mass. (1960-?). From the description of [Poetry reading...

Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937 (person)

Social reformer Elizabeth Glendower Evans was involved in prison reform, support of striking workers, the Massachusetts campaign for the first minimum wage act for women, the movement for women's suffrage, and peace. She was a contributing editor and financial supporter of La Follette's Magazine and the Progressive, and national director of the American Civil Liberties Union (1920-1937). From the description of Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). (Harvard University...

Storrow, Helen Osborne, 1864-1944 (person)

Dall, Caroline Healey, 1822-1912 (person)

Caroline Wells Healey Dall (June 22, 1822 – December 17, 1912) was an American feminist writer, transcendentalist, and reformer. She was affiliated with the National Women's Rights Convention, the New England Women's Club, and the American Social Science Association. Her associates included Elizabeth Peabody and Margaret Fuller, as well as members of the Transcendentalist movement in Boston. Caroline Healey was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, daughter of Mark Healey, a merchant and ...

Luscomb, Florence, 1887-1985 (person)

Florence Hope Luscomb, social and political activist, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on February 6, 1887, the daughter of Otis and Hannah Skinner (Knox) Luscomb. With an S.B. in architecture (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1909), she worked as an architect until 1917, when she became executive secretary for the Boston Equal Suffrage Association. She held positions in the Massachusetts Civic League and other organizations and agencies until 1933, when she became a full-ti...

Pinkham, Wenona Osborne, 1882-1930 (person)

Wenona Osborne was born in 1882, probably in the midwest. Her family traveled by "prairie schooner" to the plains of Colorado when WO was five. After her father died, perhaps while she was in high school, she became the chief financial support for her mother, three brothers, and a sister. While teaching in the Denver public schools, she earned a B.A. from the University of Denver. She married Henry W. Pinkham, a Unitarian minister and pacifist, in about 1911; they moved to Massachu...

Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 (person)

Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. Her brother, Abbot Lawrence Lowell, was president of Harvard University. At age 36, Lowell had her first poem published in the Atlantic Monthly. In 1912, her first book of poems, A dome of many colored glasses was published. She became associated with the Imagists poets when Ezra Pound, whom she had met on a trip to England, included one of her poems in his anthology, Des imagistes. Lowell wrote critical articles for periodicals in add...

Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 (person)

Born in the Netherlands, Edward Bok came to the United States with his family at the age of six. He worked in publishing from the age of thirteen. He founded the Brooklyn magazine and 1886 he established the Bok Syndicate Press. Bok became editor of Ladies' home journal in 1889. In 1896 Bok married Mary Louise Curtis (1876-1970), the daughter of Ladies' home journal publisher, Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis (1850-1933). He worked as an editor at Curtis publishing for thirty years retiring at th...

Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 (person)

Sculptor. From the description of Papers of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, circa 1848-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071553 Sculptor and artist. From the description of Augustus Saint-Gaudens papers, 1891-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981198 Sculptor, New York. From the description of Letter, 1893 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553768 American sculptor. From the description of Saint-Gaudens National...

Emerson family. (family)

Saint Gaudens family. (family)