Papers, 1830-1943 (inclusive).


Loring family. Papers, 1830-1943 (inclusive).

Papers, 1830-1943 (inclusive).

Collection contains Jane Loring's letterbook and notebooks of school essays, stories, plays, and copies of letters she wrote, and correspondence of Katharine and Louisa Loring which covers the travel of friends and relief work for Bulgarian children. Also included are certificates and programs from peace conventions, material pertaining to the Aiken Cottages, the Red Cross, and miscellaneous writings and photos.

.5 linear ft.

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Loring, Louisa Putnam, 1854-1924. (person)

Gray, Jane Loring, 1821-1909 (person)

Jane Loring Gray was born in 1821. In 1847 she became engaged to Asa Gray and they were married on May 4, 1848. Jane accompanied her husband on most of his voyages and chronicled them in her letters to her family. After her husband's death in 1888 she devoted herself to memorializing him; she prepared an edition of Gray's letters and contributed funds toward the establishment of the Asa Gray Professorship. From the description of Papers of Jane Loring Gray, 183?-189? (inclusive). (Ha...

Gould, Alice Bache, 1868-1953 (person)

Alice Bache Gould, scion of a distinguished New England family, Bryn Mawr graduate, and university teacher in the field of mathematics, became a pioneer scholar of the history of early exploration in the Caribbean, and particularly of Chistopher Columbuss voyages. She pursued this work in many libraries and archives, and spent much of the last forty years of her life in Spain. The collection consists of correspondence between Alice Bache Gould and Samuel Vaughn, her trustee in Boston. The letter...

Aiken Cottages (Aiken, S.C.). (corporateBody)

American Red Cross (corporateBody)

On December 2, 1905, Mrs. Tunis G. Bergen brought together a group of Brooklyn residents at the Barnard Club House on Remsen Street to form New York City's first borough-based Red Cross organization. With an initial membership roster of 300, the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Red Cross embarked on its first major campaign to aid victims of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, collecting over $100,000 and thousands of articles of clothing to contribute to the relief effort. From this point on, th...

Loring family. (family)

Jane Lathrop Loring, wife of Asa Gray, botanist and Harvard professor, was a member of the Female Humane Society of Cambridge and editor of Letters of Asa Gray. Her nieces, represented in this collection, were Katharine Peabody Loring, founder of and teacher in the Society to Encourage Studies at Home, and Louisa Putnam Loring, founder and president of the Aiken, South Carolina Sanitarium and the Beverly Anti-Tuberculosis Society. Both sisters worked for peace and with the American Red Cross. ...

Loring, Katharine P., 1849-1943 (person)

Founder and teacher in the Society to Encourage Studies at Home, Boston, Mass. From the description of Letters, 1892. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007391 ...