The Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection, [19--]-2002.


Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. The Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection, [19--]-2002.

The Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection, [19--]-2002.

Literary mss., transcriptions and typescripts, genealogical and family records, charts, correspondence, photographs and photograph albums, music, secondary school and camp memorabilia, memorial tributes, and books.

70 linear ft.

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The New England Asylum for the Blind was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1829; it opened in Boston in 1832 as the New England Institution for the Blind. It was sucessively renamed the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind in 1839, the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind in 1877, and the Perkins School for the Blind in 1955. The institution relocated in Watertown in 1912. From the description of Annual reports, 1851-1924. (Unknown). WorldCa...

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Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (person)

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Laura E. Richards (1850-1943) was the daughter of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, founder of the Perkins School for the Blind, and Julia Ward Howe, social reformer and lyricist of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic." In 1871 she married Henry Richards (1848-1949; Harvard College A.B. 1871), architect and industrialist. In 1876 they moved to Gardiner, Maine for Henry to manage the family paper mills. Laura Richards wrote more than ninety works, mostly in the fields of children's literature and biography. ...

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Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943 (person)

The daughter of Samuel Gridley and Julia (Ward) Howe, Richards was the author of more than eighty books, most of them for young people. She and her sister, Maude Howe Elliott, wrote Life and Letters of Julia Ward Howe (1910), which received the first Pulitzer Prize for biography. For additional biographical information, see American Women Writers (1981). From the description of Letter, 1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008342 ...

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Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935 (person)

Peterborough (Hillsborough Co.), N.H. poet. From the description of Papers, 1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36405152 Robinson was an American poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1882-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365637 From the description of Letters to Harry de Forest Smith, 1888-1936 (inclusive), 1890-1900 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505878 From the description...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 (person)

Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

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Pomfret School (Pomfret, Conn.) (corporateBody)

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Harvard College (1780- ) (corporateBody)

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. ...

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