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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2616
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910.
Title: Julia Ward Howe proofs and miscellany,
Date(s): 1854-1889 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Proofs of works by and printed materials by and about, American author and suffrage leader, Julia Ward Howe.
Julia Ward Howe authored the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and participated in women's suffrage as a club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote in 1861 during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. Her husband Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe was director of the Perkins Institute for the Blind, Boston.
Includes proofs of some poems in her volume Passion-flowers and for the poem Christmas published in the Christian Register, as well as clippings by and about Julia Ward Howe, and other printed ephemera.
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