Papers of the Hamilton family, 1879-1947 (inclusive).
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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...
A physician who was the first woman professor at Harvard University, Hamilton also worked as a resident researcher at Hull House, a researcher of industrial poisons for the U.S. Department of Labor, and was a member of the League of Nations Health Organization and of President Hoover's Committee on Social Trends. For further information, see Notable American Women, The Modern Period (1980); Hamilton's autobiography, Exploring the Dangerous Trades (1942); and Barbara Sicherman, Alice Hamilton: A ...
Mary Rozet Smith (1868-1933) was a philanthropist and companion to Jane Addams. She was from a wealthy Chicago family, the daughter of a successful manufacturer and a Philadelphia philanthropist. Mary Rozet Smith first came to Hull-House in 1890 as a volunteer leading a variety of children's clubs. She became an important benefactor of the settlement house and used her connections in Chicago society to secure gifts for Hull-House. Mary Rozet Smith was also Jane Addams' companion, with her house ...
WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...
Norah Hamilton, artist, was born in Ft. Wayne, Ind., the sister of physician and social reformer Alice Hamilton and writer and educator Edith Hamilton. After studying at the Art Students' League in New York, she spent two years in Europe, studying with James McNeill Whistler and others. She suffered a breakdown while in her twenties and was thereafter periodically incapacitated. She continued to work as an artist, however, illustrating several of Jane Addams's books and her sister Alice's autobi...
The branch of the Hamiltons represented in this collection is the family of Montgomery Hamilton and Gertrude (Pond) Hamilton and their five children, Edith, Alice, Margaret, Norah, and Arthur. From the description of Papers of the Hamilton family, 1879-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 500858572 ...
Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...
Classicist (Bryn Mawr College, A.B. and A.M., 1894), Hamilton was headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore (1896-1922), and an author and translator of numerous books, including The Greek Way (1930) and The Roman Way (1932). From the description of Papers, 1922-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122565735 ...