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MS Am 2189

Howe family. Howe-Richards family additional papers, 1843-1957: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2189
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howe family.
Title: Howe-Richards family additional papers,
Date(s): 1843-1957.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily letters from friends and colleagues to the families of suffragist Julia Ward Howe and her daughter, author Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

59M-120. Gift of the children of Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards: Henry Howe Richards, John Richards, Rosalind Richards, Julia Ward Shaw, and Laura Elizabeth Wiggins; received: 1959 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Howe-Richards Family Additional Papers, 1843-1957 (MS Am 2189). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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; her daughter was author Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards, and her granddaughter was Rosalind Richards.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Collection pertains to both the Howe and Richards families. Includes mostly letters to them from friends and colleagues, and a few other items.

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