Annie Haven Thwing scrapbooks, 1864-1934.


Thwing, Annie Haven, 1851-1940. Annie Haven Thwing scrapbooks, 1864-1934.

Annie Haven Thwing scrapbooks, 1864-1934.

Scrapbooks complied by historian and author Annie Haven Thwing of Boston and Roxbury, Mass., include letters and postcards received, 1864-1934, from Charles F.D. Belden, Horace Howard Furness, Edward Everett Hale, Miles Hanson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Fanny Bowditch Dixwell Holmes, Alice James, Catherine and Isabella Scott, Charles F. Thwing, and Frederick H. Wines, among others. Letters pertain to personal and business matters, including friends and family activities and events; philanthropic activities; her historical interests and research, and the publication of her book, "The Crooked and Narrow Streets of the Town of Boston, 1630-1822," in 1920. Also include photomechanical prints and newspapers clippings of portraits of American political figures; clippings, postcards, and sketches pertaining to the history of Boston; photographs of Thwing, the Thwing family home on Orr Island, Me., and other subjects; and newspaper reviews of her book.

8 vols. in cases and 1 narrow box.

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Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 (person)

This is Horace Howard Furness, Jr., son of Horace Howard Furness. Both father and son were Philadelphia Shakespeare scholars. From the description of Papers and letters to Horace Howard Furness (Sr.), W. U. Hensel, J. DeWitt Miller, Edward H. Sothern [?] and Mrs. Stevenson, 1882-ca. 1929, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883347 Horace Howard Furness, Jr. was the son of Horace Howard Furness. Both father and son were eminent Shakespeare schola...

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Hanson, Miles, b. 1866. (person)

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Wines, Frederick Howard, 1838-1912 (person)

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Belden, Charles F. D. (Charles Francis Dorr), 1870-1931 (person)

Thwing, Annie Haven, 1851-1940. (person)

Scott, Catherine J., 1950- (person)

Scott was in Professor Eliason's English 392 class at Brigham Young University in 2000. From the description of Family folklore : Christmas traditions, 2000. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51604420 ...

Thwing, Charles, 1853-1937. (person)

Scott, Isabella (person)

Epithet: daughter of Anne, Duchess of Buccleugh, and Lord Cornwallis British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x00010b ...