Papers, 1787-1988 (bulk 1810-1963).


Hale family. Papers, 1787-1988 (bulk 1810-1963).

Papers, 1787-1988 (bulk 1810-1963).

Papers document four generations of Hales and their Everett, Westcott, Gilman, Hooker, Stowe, Perkins, and Beecher relatives. Topics include nineteenth century American popular culture; travel in Europe, Egypt, Palestine, Mexico, Jamaica, and the U.S.; artists, literary figures, intellectuals and social reformers in New England. Materials related to the activities of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), and his sons Charles and Edward Everett Hale document the social, political, and cultural life of nineteenth century Boston, Mass. Notable correspondents include Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Graham Bell, Gabrielle De Vaux Clements, Frederick Edwin Church, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Julia Ward Howe, William Morris Hunt, Sarah Orne Jewett, Frederick Law Olmsted, May Sarton, Lucy Stone, Annie M. Sullivan, Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell, Booker T. Washington, and Daniel Webster.

61 linear ft. (143 boxes; 51 volumes; oversized items)

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Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) was an American author and Unitarian minister. Hale was involved in many social reform movements, including abolition and popular education. He is best known for his 1863 short story, "The Man Without a Country," which promoted patriotic support of the Union. From the guide to the Edward Everett Hale Letters, 1884-1897, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Hale, Edward Everett, Jr., 1863-1932 (person)

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 (person)

Edward Everett was an American statesman, clergyman, and orator, as well as professor of Greek at Harvard University and president of Harvard University, 1846-1849. Everett was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard with highest honors in 1811, completing an M.A. in Divinity in 1814. After a brief stint as a minister, Harvard offered him the newly created position of Professor of Greek; brilliant but untrained, Everett went to Go╠łttingen to prepare for...

Hale, Charles, 1831-1882 (person)

Charles Hale (1831-1882) was a Boston journalist and politician who graduated from Harvard in 1850. He was junior editor of his father's newspaper, the Boston Daily Advertiser, and in 1852 he founded the Boston literary journal, Today. From 1864 to 1870, Hale was U.S. Consul-General to Egypt, and was active in the development of Egypt's Assembly system. After 1870, he held various Massachusetts political offices. His publications include: All Men Are Born Equal ... (Boston, 1856); Our Houses Are...

Hale, Enoch, 1753-1837 (person)

Born in Coventry, Connecticut, October 28, 1753; brother of Nathan Hale; graduate of Yale College (1773); Congregational clergyman in Westhampton, Massachusetts (1778-1828). From the description of Sermon no. 851 : Westhampton, [Mass.], 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146141 Enoch Hale, born in Coventry, Connecticut on October 28, 1753, was the brother of the famed Nathan Hale. He graduated from Yale College in 1773 and served as a Congregational clergyman in Westham...

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Hale family. (family)

The Hale family was mainly centered in Boston (Mass.), but some family members also resided in Washington (D.C.), Hartford (CT), Europe, and Egypt. Family members most prominently represented are the Reverend Enoch Hale (1753-1837); Boston editor and entrepreneur Nathan Hale (1784-1863) and his wife author and columnist Sarah Preston Everett Hale (1796-1866); author Lucretia Peabody Hale (1820-1900); author and social reformer Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909); politician and diplomat Charles Hale...

Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879 (person)

William Morris Hunt (1824-1879) was a painter, portrait painter, and instructor from Boston, Mass. From the description of William Morris Hunt photographs and catalogs, ca. 1878-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333561 William Morris Hunt (1824-1879) was a painter and instructor from Boston, Mass. Hunt drowned in the Isle of Shoals, N.H., possibly a suicide. From the description of William Morris Hunt letters and photographs, [ca. 1...

Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865 (person)

English novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (15) and autograph documents signed (3) : to Edward Chapman, [ca. 1848] Mar. 21-1859 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589125 From the description of Letter, n.y. August 31, [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122625403 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to [the Rev. John Pierpont], 1841 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269573768 ...

Hale, Herbert Dudley, 1866-1908 (person)

Hale, Sarah Everett, 1817-1851 (person)

Hale, Nathan, 1818-1871 (person)

Hale, Lilian Westcott, 1880-1963 (person)

Hale, Susan, 1833-1910 (person)

Hale, Alexander, 1829-1850 (person)

Hale, Ellen Day, 1855-1940 (person)

Hale, Robert Beverly, 1869-1895 (person)

Hale was an American author of short stories and verse. He was the youngest son of Edward Everett Hale. From the description of Papers, 1887-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367117 ...

Hale, Arthur, 1859-1939 (person)

Hale, Philip Leslie, 1865-1931 (person)

American painter and critic. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79182370 Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931) was a painter, teacher, critic, and writer from Boston, Mass. Hale received early training under his sister Ellen Day Hale, at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and Academy Julian in Paris, and he studied privately with William M. Chase, J.A. Weir, and Kenyon...

Everettt family. (family)

Westcott, Edward Gardner. (person)

Hale, Lucretia P. (Lucretia Peabody), 1820-1900 (person)

Hale was an American author of childrens' books. From the description of Lucretia P. Hale letters to Miss Lowell, 1866. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38508992 ...

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Hale, Nancy, 1908-1988 (person)

Nancy Hale was the granddaughter of Edward Everett Hale. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [between 1936 and 1963]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 180851425 American author. From the description of The sign of Jonah [manuscript], 1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647832561 Nancy Hale (b. 1908, d. 1988) was an author, whose books include Mary Cassatt (1975) and the Young Die Good (1932)...

Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776 (person)

Nathan Hale (b. June 6, 1755, Coventry, CT-d. September 22, 1776, New York City, NY) was born and raised in Coventry, Connecticut, and served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In 1776 he landed at the town of Huntington in Long Island, New York on an intelligence-gathering mission that ultimately resulted in his capture and execution by the British Army....