Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910
- Existence: 1819-05-27 - 1910-10-17
Biographical / Historical
Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), American poet, author, and social reformer.
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
ALS thanking her granddaughter for a letter and sharing family news.
ALS concerning literary business.
ALS discussing a personal loss and travel plans.
ALS originally enclosing a donation for the education of poor girls in Ireland.
ALS requesting the name and address of the President of the Binghamton Women's Club, mentioning Mrs. Frances A. [Woodale?] of Ithaca, N.Y.
ALS stating that she expects to attend a meeting on June 30, a memorial gathering in honor of a recently deceased mutual friend.
ALS asking for Mrs. Hunt's address.
ALS informing Moulton that she has chosen Tennyson's "Of old sat Freedom on the heights," for an unstated purpose.
ALS asking Mrs. Clinch to invite on her behalf the bridal party or an unidentified wedding to an unidentified function.
ALS, signed "Wintergreen Howe," enclosing a letter, which is not present, to be read at a meeting of Army Nurses or published in The Woman's Journal.
One ALS to H. B. Sanborn, with envelope, concerning a meeting, and one ALS to "My dear Sir" in response to a lecture invitation. With clipping.
Seven ALS inviting Hedge to speak at the New England Womens' Club and to social evenings at her home, and discussing a lecture about divorce that she is preparing.