Papers of Ishbel Ross, 1948-1959


Papers of Ishbel Ross, 1948-1959


Collection contains letters to Ishbel Ross in response to her request for reminiscences of Elizabeth Blackwell and Julia Dent Grant; also pamphlet about the New York Infirmary for Women and Children.

1 folder.

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Blackwell, Elizabeth, 1821-1910 (person)

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England, in 1821 to a politically outspoken father committed to fairness among his male and female children. In 1832, Samuel Blackwell moved his family to the United States in part for financial reasons but also to participate in the abolitionist movement. Two of his daughters would grow up to continue this fight against slavery and to work towards women's rights, specifically in the area of women in medicine. After years of struggling to be taken ...

Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961 (person)

Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt was born in Rochester, New York, on December 17, 1874, and died in Wilberforce, Ohio, on April 4, 1961. Kitchelt's activities included work as a social worker, settlement house worker, and suffragette organizer in New York, and as a peace activist in Connecticut. From the description of Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt papers, 1909-1947 (inclusive), 1924-1941 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165663 Social worker, suffragist, and social...

Grant, Julia Dent, 1826-1902 (person)

Julia Boggs Dent Grant, hailing from a plantation near St. Louis, was the wife of United States war hero and the 18th President, Ulysses S. Grant. She served as First Lady of from 1869 to 1877. Daughter of Frederick and Ellen Wrenshall Dent, Julia had grown up on a plantation near St. Louis in a typically Southern atmosphere. She attended the Misses Mauros’ boarding school in St. Louis for seven years among the daughters of other affluent parents. A social favorite in that circle, she met “Ul...

Ross, Ishbel, 1897-1975 (person)

Ishbel Ross was the author of several biographies of American women. From the description of Papers, 1948-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007237 ...

Blackwell 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...

New York Infirmary for Women and Children. (corporateBody)