Papers, 1790-1951.


Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Papers, 1790-1951.

Papers, 1790-1951.

This collection contains correspondence between the Ward, Howe, and Richards families. These letters discuss topic such as religion and divine providence, personal finance, domestic concerns, life in Boston in the 19th century, and death and illness in the family. The correspondence of Julia Ward Howe concerns women's suffrage, writing and publishing in several journals (including the New York Observer, Ladies' Home Journal, and Century magazine), and a letter to President Roosevelt concerning foreign policy. Letters written by Samuel Howe to his daughter discuss travels in Greece. Correspondence of Rosalind Richards includes many letters from Louis Vernon Ledoux concerning donating papers to Harvard, writing and publishing, and also letters from poet Harold Trowbridge Pulsifer. The collection also consists of literary manuscripts of Julia Ward Howe, including "Education in Regard of Sex," "Is Polite Society Polite?" and manuscripts concerning women's suffrage, women's work and wages, philosophy, marriage, and government. Also includes plays written by Julia Ward Howe based on various fairy tales and other subjects. Collection contains a playbill and script of Hippolytus written by Julia Ward Howe, which was produced at the Tremont Theater.

24 boxes (8 linear ft.)

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Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 (person)

Julia Ward Howe, née Julia Ward, (born May 27, 1819, New York, New York, U.S.—died October 17, 1910, Newport, Rhode Island), American author and lecturer best known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Julia Ward came of a well-to-do family and was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took up residence in Boston. Always of a literary bent, she published her first volume of poetry, Passion Flowers, in 1854; this and subsequent works—including a poetry collec...

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Ward family. (family)

Richards family. (family)

New York Observer. (corporateBody)

Tremont Theatre (Boston). (corporateBody)

Ledoux, Louis V. (Louis Vernon), 1880-1948 (person)

Louis V. Ledoux (1880-1948) was an American poet and author whose works include George Edward Woodberry: a Study of his Poetry (1917), The Story of Eleusis: a Lyrical Drama (1916), and An Essay on Japanese Prints (1938) . From the guide to the Louis V. Ledoux Letter to Edna Davis Romig (MS 157), 1935, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.) Louis V. Ledoux, author and poet, was born in New York City in 1880. He wrote several books of poetry a...

Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876 (person)

Physician, reformer, and husband of Julia Ward Howe. From the description of Papers, 1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 46344998 Humanitarian crusader for many causes including Greek freedom, education for the disabled, prison reform, abolition, and black suffrage, Howe founded the Perkins School for the Blind and was the chairman of the Massachusetts Board of State Charities. When just out of the Harvard Medical School, he went to Greece as an army surgeon...

The Century magazine. (corporateBody)

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878 (person)

Family members represented include Theodore Roosevelt (merchant); his wife, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt; his father, Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt; his mother, Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt; his uncles, John Redman Barnhill and Nicholas Roosevelt; his brothers, James Alfred Roosevelt and Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; and his children, Anna Roosevelt Cowles and President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt family papers, 1810-1919 (bulk 1849-1877). (Unknown). Worl...

Ladies' home journal. (corporateBody)

Richards, Rosalind, 1874-1964 (person)

Richards was the daughter of Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [between 1940 and 1961]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 183652590 Edwin Arlington Robinson was an American poet and an acquaintance of the Richards family from Gardiner, Maine. From the description of Rosalind Richards collection on Edward Arlington Robinson, ca.1897-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82065...

Pulsifer, Harold Trowbridge, 1886-1948 (person)