Papers of the Richardson family, 1824-1999 (inclusive), 1900-1976 (bulk).

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Papers of the Richardson family, 1824-1999 (inclusive), 1900-1976 (bulk).

Collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, etc., documenting the lives of John and Hope Hemenway Richardson, their daughter, Hope Richardson, and other members of the Richardson family. Also included are letters to Charles and Eliza Follen from Harriet Beecher Stowe, the Marquis de Lafayette, Anna Thaxter, Lydia Maria Child; and letters to other family members from William L. Garrison and Booker T. Washington.

14 linear ft. (33 + 1/2 file boxes) plus 1 folio box, 1 folio+ box, 2 supersize folders, 18 photograph folders, 5 folio photograph folders, 3 folio+ photograph folders, 1 supersize photograph folder.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7955719

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Harvard University

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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...

Comstock, Ada Louise, 1876-1973

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

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Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobin party. He returned to France in 1800 and was active in French and European politics until he died in 1834. From the description of Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette ...

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

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Lydia Maria Child was born Lydia Maria Francis in Medford, Massachusetts on February 11, 1802. She was born into an abolitionist family and was greatly influenced by her brother, Convers, who would later become a Unitarian Clergyman. After the death of her mother in 1814, Child moved to Maine to live with her sister and began teaching in Gardiner in 1819. While living in Maine, Child became increasingly interested in Native Americans and visited many nearby settlements. Child began actively writ...

Phillips, Hetty Richardson.

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Hemenway, Harriet

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Harvard College (1780- )

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Special students were those who took courses in Harvard College but were not degree candidates; they had not gone through the standard admissions process completed by AB degree candidates. From the description of Records of special students, 1876-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064523 It is unclear whether F.C. Fabel ever attended Harvard College. F.C. Fabel may be Frederick Charles Fabel, who received an AB from the University of Rochester in 1893. ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Richardson, John, 1921-

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Art administrator; Washington, D.C. From the description of John Richardson interview, 1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220189884 President, International Rescue Committee, 1960-1961; president, Free Europe Committee, 1961-1968; United States assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, 1969-1977; board member, National Endowment for Democracy. From the description of John Richardson, Jr. papers, 1956-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Pomeroy, Vivian T. (Vivian Towse), 1883-1961

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Unitarian minister and author. A.B. Oxford, 1909. In Congregational ministry in England, 1911-1923. Minister, First Congregational Parish in Milton, Mass. 1924-1954. From the description of Papers, 1904-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 122421167 Vivian Towse Pomeroy (1883-1961) graduated from Wadham and Mansfield College, Oxford University in 1908 and 1911 respectively. He was ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1911...

Lunt, Lawrence K.

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Richardson family.

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A prominent Boston-area family, the Richardson-Hemenway family was descended from merchants (Hemenways) and textile manufacturers (Lawrences), and was related to the Appletons, Cabots, Coolidges, and Higginsons. The collection centers around John Richardson (Harvard 1908), a lawyer and major figure in the Republican party, and his wife, Hope (Hemenway) Richardson. Other family members represented include the Richardsons' parents (John and Louisa Storrow (Cabot) Richardson, Augustus and Harriet (...

Richardson, Hope, 1910-2001.

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Tuskegee Institute

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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Richardson, John, 1886-1976.

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Richardson, Hope Hemenway, 1887-1975.

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Barnett, Faith Richardson.

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Follen, Eliza Lee Cabot, 1787-1860

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Author and abolitionist. From the description of Eliza Lee Cabot Follen correspondence, 1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450292 Follen, antislavery worker and author of children's stories, lived in Boston, Mass. From the description of Letters, 1843-1846 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007293 Bostonian; primarily children's writer; also wrote some adult fiction; wrote biography of her husband; worked actively in antislaver...

Mason, Austin B.

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Radcliffe College

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Vocational short courses and institutes were initiated by the Radcliffe Appointment Bureau to train students for careers after graduation. Among these courses were: the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960; Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1968; Summer Secretarial Course, 1935-1955, and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (formerly Publishing Procedures Course), 1947-, which continues to offer a six-week summer course in publishing. From the description of Rad...

Dreier, Isa

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Follen, Charles, 1796-1840

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Charles Follen was a German-born educator, preacher, athlete, and reformer. His radical approach to reform in Germany made him unwelcome, and he fled to France, then Sweden, and finally America. During a checkered career at Harvard, he fomented a spirit of rebellion among students, taught wildly popular courses on German language and literature (the first such courses at Harvard), and incidentally introduced gymnastics to the school. After leaving Harvard, he was ordained as a Unitarian minister...