Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960 (bulk 1845-1890).

ArchivalResource

Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950. Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960 (bulk 1845-1890).

Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960 (bulk 1845-1890).

Correspondence, diaries (1872-1937), translations of poetry and correspondence with Armenian, Russian, and Spanish poets, and other papers of Alice Stone Blackwell, editor of the Woman's Journal (1909-1917), reflecting her literary endeavors and her role in the woman's suffrage movement and other social reforms. Correspondence, articles, speeches, reminiscences, autobiographical material, and other papers of Henry Browne Blackwell and Lucy Stone relating to their activities on behalf of women's rights (particularly as organizers of the American Woman Suffrage Association and its successor, the National American Woman Suffrage Association) and the abolition of slavery. Correspondence, diaries (1836-1908), speeches, and medical articles and other writings of Elizabeth Blackwell, chiefly relating to her efforts to open the medical profession to women in the United States. Kitty Barry Blackwell's correspondence with Alice Stone Blackwell reflects her life with her mother who had moved to England to practice medicine in 1869. Also includes papers of Emily Blackwell, physician in New York, N.Y., and sister of Elizabeth and Henry Browne Blackwell, and Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell, sister-in-law of the Blackwells and first woman ordained as a Congregationalist minister, active in antislavery, prohibition, and women's rights movements. Other family members are also represented in the collection. Correspondents include Sarah MacCormack Algeo, Susan B. Anthony, Henry Ward Beecher, Ekaterina Konstantinovna Breshko-Breshkovskai︠a︡ (Catherine Breshkovsky), Lady Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Carrie Chapman Catt, Ricardo Flores Magón, Antoinette Funk, William Lloyd Garrison, Sarah Moore Grimké, Ida Husted Harper, Julia Ward Howe, Bedros A. Keljik, Gabriela Mistral, Thomas J. Mooney, Lydia Mott, Florence Nightingale, Maud Wood Park, Wendell Phillips, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Bartolemeo Vanzetti.

29,000 items.96 containers plus 1 oversize.76 microfilm reels.40 linear feet.

Related Constellations

There are 30 Constellations related to this resource.

Harper, Ida Husted, 1851-1931

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fn1b0x (person)

Ida Husted Harper (1851-1931), American journalist and suffragist, was an associate and biographer of Susan B. Anthony and collaborated with Anthony on writing History of Woman Suffrage. From the description of Ida Husted Harper papers, 1898-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122626657 From the guide to the Ida Husted Harper papers, 1898-1926, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Ida Husted Harper (1851-1931) was a journalist, author, ...

Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65f9g02 (person)

Lucy Stone (b. Aug. 13, 1818, West Brookfield, MA–d. Oct. 18, 1893, Boston, MA) was born to parents Hannah Matthews and Francis Stone. At age 16, Stone began teaching in district schools always earning far less money than men. In 1847, she became the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree from Oberlin College. After college, Stone began her career with the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and began giving public speeches on women's rights. in the fall of 1847; With...

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69706n1 (person)

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York in 1815. She organized the first Women's Rights Convention at Senecca Falls, New York, in 1848 and for more than fifty years thereafter was a crusader for women's rights, especially women's suffrage. She died in New York City in 1902....

Blackwell, Kitty Barry, 1848-1936

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r78vt6 (person)

Blackwell family.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66203mp (family)

Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zc88pm (person)

Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qz28c0 (person)

"The attached letter was written by Bartolomeo Vanzetti in his death cell at Charlestown State Prison August 12, 1927--just ten days before he and Nicola Sacco died in the electric chair for the murder of a paymaster and his guard. Henry Minott, the New England News manager of the United Press, asked Vanzetti to write his side of the case, which had been in the Massachusetts courts for seven years. Vanzetti's letter was distributed throughout the world over the United Press wires. Penciled delet...

Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z3235s (person)

Abolitionist and women's rights advocate. From the description of Letter : Liverpool, to Jane Bettle, Philadelphia, 1828 Dec. 6. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29231286 Reformer. From the description of Letters of Sarah Moore Grimké, 1843-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450580 Sarah Moore Grimke was a plantation owner from South Carolina who was active in the movements for abolition of slavery and women's rights. From the de...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dr30vg (person)

Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

National American Woman Suffrage Association

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mw6c23 (corporateBody)

Formed in 1890 by the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. From the description of National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 bulk (1890-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979907 The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political ...

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w651407c (person)

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), nursing pioneer and reformer, is regarded as the founder of modern nursing. Born in Florence, Italy, she dedicated her life to the care of the sick and war wounded. In 1844, she began to visit hospitals; in 1850, she spent some time with the nursing Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul in Alexandria and a year later studied at the institute for Protestant deaconesses in Kaiserswerth, Germany. In 1854, she organized a unit of 38 nurses for service in the Crimean War. I...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66h4g1m (person)

Wendell Phillips (born November 29, 1811, Boston, Massachusetts – died February 2, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. ...

Flores Magón, Ricardo, 1873-1922

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vm552n (person)

Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6br91zw (person)

Anne Isabella Noel Byron, Lady Byron was the wife of the poet Lord Byron. In the years following their separation and his death, she dedicated herself to philanthropic causes, with a special interest in education of the poor. From the description of Lady Byron manuscript material : 75 items, 1809-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 78251469 From the guide to the Lady Byron manuscript material : 97 items, 1809-1857, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzh...

Blackwell, Elizabeth, 1821-1910

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64q82r1 (person)

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England, in 1821 to a politically outspoken father committed to fairness among his male and female children. In 1832, Samuel Blackwell moved his family to the United States in part for financial reasons but also to participate in the abolitionist movement. Two of his daughters would grow up to continue this fight against slavery and to work towards women's rights, specifically in the area of women in medicine. After years of struggling to be taken ...

Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dw2811 (person)

Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Blackwell, Emily, 1826-1910

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j10hxf (person)

Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65j8591 (person)

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...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64b3354 (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...

Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rf5s84 (person)

Thomas J. Mooney was born on December 8, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Indiana and Massachusetts. A molder by trade, Mooney first came to California in 1908, permanently settling in San Francisco in 1910. There he became involved in the work of the Socialist party and various labor organizing activites. In 1916, Mooney and Warren K. Billings were wrongfully convicted of the Preparedness Day bombing of July 22. Mooney's plight became a cause amongst labor until his eventual release and ...

Blackwell, Henry Browne, 1825-1909

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6571dkr (person)

Breshko-Breshkovskai︠a︡, Ekaterina Konstantinovna, 1844-1934

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dz0v67 (person)

Russian Partii︠a︡ Sot︠s︡ialistov-Revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ionerov leader. From the description of Ekaterina Konstantinovna Breshko-Breshkovskai︠a︡ miscellaneous papers, 1919-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866908 Ekaterina Breshko-Breshkovska︠i︡a (1844-1934), whose anglicized name was Catherine Breshkovsky, was a member of the Social Revolutionary Party in Russia. After the 1917 Revolution, she left for Prague where she was active in efforts to aid the Russian refugee community....

Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mm72zn (person)

Poet and Nobel Laureate (1945) Gabriela Mistral was born Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga in Vicuña, Chile, in 1889. Mistral was an active member of the League of Nations and served as Chilean consul in Italy, Spain, and Portugal. She taught Spanish literature in the United States at Columbia University, Barnard College, and Vassar College, and at the University of Puerto Rico. Her works include Desolación, Ternura, and Tala . She died in 1957. From the guide to the Gabriela Mistral Papers 19...

Algeo, Sara MacCormack, 1876-1953

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z639nz (person)

Keljik, Bedros A. (Bedros Arakel), 1874-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z639t6 (person)

Funk, Antoinette, -1942

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r80kh5 (person)

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hr4p19 (person)

Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...

Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dv20tp (person)

Suffragist, social worker, reformer, and author. Married Charles Edward Park (1898), widowed (1904), married Robert Freeman Hunter (1908). From the description of Papers of Maud Wood Park, 1844-1979 (bulk 1886-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80064531 Suffragist, civic reformer, and writer, Park graduated from Radcliffe College in 1898 and was active in suffrage and civic work in Boston for more than fifteen years. With Inez Haynes Gillmore, she organized t...

Mott, Lydia P. (Lydia Philadelphia), 1775-1862

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sn2z8f (person)

Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61p8q7w (person)

Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell (1825-1921) was a reformer, abolitionist, author, lecturer, and the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States. In 1846, Blackwell enrolled at Oberlin College in Ohio, and by 1847, she had received her literary degree – the only degree available to women at the time. She stayed at Oberlin for three more years to study theology, but the college would not confer her degree or allow her to be ordained as a minister. She then began working as an indepen...