Beecher-Stowe family papers, 1798-1956 (inclusive).

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Beecher family. Beecher-Stowe family papers, 1798-1956 (inclusive).

Beecher-Stowe family papers, 1798-1956 (inclusive).

Mostly correspondence, also miscellaneous writings, clippings, photographs (including daguerreotypes), and memorabilia. Correspondence of Lyman Beecher (1775-1863), Catharine Esther Beecher (1800-1878), Esther Beecher, Eunice White (Bullard) Beecher (1813-1897), Harriet (Porter) Beecher (?-1835), Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), James C. Beecher (1828-1886), Lydia (Beals) Jackson Beecher (1789-1869), Calvin Ellis Stowe (1802-1886), Eliza Tyler Stowe (1836-?), Harriet Elizabeth (Beecher) Stowe (1811-1896), Harriet Beecher Stowe II (1836-?), and Susan (Munroe) Stowe, much of which contains family news, stories, and comments about the times. Also included is material pertaining to Isabella (Beecher) Hooker (1822-1907), and other family members, as well as Lyman Beecher Stowe's correspondence and research on Charlotte (Perkins) Gilman and actress Charlotte Cushman. Bulk of the collection pertains to Harriet (Beecher) Stowe, her husband, Calvin and their children; their personal and professional correspondence includes letters from publishers and prominent people Harriet Stowe met in England.

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