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Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896



  • Existence: 1811-06-14 - 1896-07-01

American abolitionist and author.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:


Beecher Family Papers

Call Number: MS 71
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, diaries, clippings, printed matter, sermons, and other papers of two centuries of Beecher family members. The papers relate principally to Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), popular 19th century clergyman and orator, and members of his family. Among those represented are his father, the Reverend Lyman Beecher (1775-1863), clergyman; his brothers, Edward Beecher (1803-1895), educator and antislavery leader, and Thomas Kinnicut Beecher (1824-1900) and Charles...
Dates: 1704-1964

Small Collections in the James Weldon Johnson collection

Overview: Correspondence, writings, memorabilia by and relating to Romare Bearden; Augusta Bird Courtney; Frederick Douglass; Alexandre Dumas, père and fils; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Rudolph Dunbar; Elsie Taylor DuTrieuille; Jack Flodin; Mifflin Wistar Gibbs; Angelina W. Grimké; Georgia Douglas Johnson; Le Roi Jones; Alain LeRoy Locke; Edgar Mittelholzer; Arthur Alfonso Schomburg; George Samuel Schuyler; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Booker T. Washington; and Frank Yerby.
Dates: 1850-1976

Letter : Andover, to [James T.] Fields, n.y. Jun 12

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 567, Folder: F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Letter : Hartford, to Mr. Moffat, 1891 June 18

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 567, Folder: F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation.
Dates: 1891 June 18

Letter : to an unidentified recipient, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 567, Folder: F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Friend" thanking her for her hospitality and recommending a book.
Dates: n.d.

Donald Grant Mitchell papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 492
Overview: The Donald Grant Mitchell papers contain original correspondence and manuscripts by the prominent nineteenth-century New Haven-area author. Correspondents include Henry Ward Beecher, Henry Augustin Beers, George Washington Cable, William Maxwell Evarts, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Noah Porter, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Scribner, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and others. Writings include drafts for published...
Dates: 1787-1936

Photograph of Harriet Beecher Stowe, [ca. 1850]

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 567, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Bust-length portrait of the author wearing a dark dress or cloak with large collar and a corsage. Heavily retouched.

Photographer unidentified.

Printed caption on mount "Mrs H. B. Stowe."
Dates: [ca. 1850]

Postcard, [1937?]

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 567, Folder: F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Color postcard of "Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Hartford, Conn. Author of 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'." Autograph note, signed, on verso from unidentified to Miss M. E. Whippple, 22 Fairfield Hall, Danbury, Conn.
Dates: [1937?]

Theater manuscripts collection

Call Number: MS 667
Overview: Correspondence, autographs, playbills, notebooks, and writings relating to the American theater and the history of theater in New Haven, Connecticut, as collected by Jack Crawford, Mary Hamlin and others.
Dates: 1784-1941

Alexander Stevenson Twombly papers

Call Number: MS 1163
Overview: Letters from personal friends and famous people concerning Twombly's work as minister, author, president of the Yale Alumni Association of Boston.
Dates: 1843-1907

"Who shall not fear thee o Lord", undated

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 567, Folder: F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Draft, autograph, signed, of poem.
Dates: undated