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James, William, 1842-1910


Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of the Curtis family, 1766-2000 (inclusive), 1863-1978 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 1028

Photographs, correspondence, and clippings of the Curtis family from Boston, Massachusetts.

Edward Holton James family papers and photographs

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2902

Papers of Katherine Pollak Ellickson, ca.1830-2019 (inclusive), 1930-1996 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 1140: Phon-79

Correspondence, diaries, writings, and photographs of Katherine Pollak Ellickson, labor economist, assistant director of the AFL-CIO's Social Security department, and executive secretary of the President's Commission on the Status of Women. Correspondence of members of Ellickson's extended family, including her husband, parents, and sister is also included in the collection, along with genealogical material such as family trees.

Papers of Elizabeth Glendower Evans, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: A-21: M-84: M-59

Diaries, correspondence, writings, speeches, notes, photographs, clippings, etc., of social reformer Elizabeth Glendower Evans.

Papers of the Greene family, 1825-1974

Collection Identifier: 75-262--80-M1

Correspondence of the Greene family of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Henry James Vaux family papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 3478

Correspondence, notes, and photographs of the James family and their descendants.

Henry Pickering Bowditch papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c5

H. P. (Henry Pickering) Bowditch (1840-1911) established the first physiological laboratory at Harvard Medical School and taught at the school for 35 years. The collection consists mainly of correspondence but also includes family research records, personal papers including military records, lectures, writings, and manuscript materials.

Papers of the Julia Ward Howe family, 1787-1984 (inclusive), 1787-1944 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 272: M-133

Correspondence, writings, speeches, etc., by Julia Ward Howe, author and reformer, and members of her family.

Papers of Mary Putnam Jacobi, 1851-1974

Collection Identifier: A-26

Correspondence, writings, etc., of physician Mary Putnam Jacobi.

James Jackson Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c4
Overview: The James Jackson Putnam papers consist of records either created or collected by Putnam during his life or collected by his widow, Marian Cabot Putnam, after his death. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, most of it either from or to James Jackson Putnam. Correspondents include members of the Putnam, Morse, Shattuck, Cabot, and Jackson families as well as Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, Carl Jung, Boris Sidis, and Morton Prince, among other medical colleagues in the United States and...

Letters to John Jay Chapman from various correspondents

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 3366

Letters to American author and reformer, John Jay Chapman, from various correspondents

Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 1092

Letters to American philosopher and psychologist William James and some to his wife, Alice Howe Gibbens James. Also includes a James family photograph album.

Marian Cabot Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c303
Overview: The Marian Cabot Putnam papers reflect Putnam’s family history, work as the director of the James Jackson Putnam Children’s Center, and her wider interest in the issues of child development and child psychiatry. The collection is divided into four series: I. Personal Papers, 1908-1977; II. James Jackson Putnam Children’s Center Correspondence and Documentation, 1938-1978; III. Correspondence and Drafts from Nathan G. Hale, Jr., 1877-1970; and IV. Pamphlets and Reprints, 1891-1972. Records...

Mark De Wolfe Howe research materials relating to life of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Collection Identifier: LAW-MMC-239

Research materials created or collected by Mark De Wolfe Howe in his capacity as the official biographer of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Papers of Annie Ware Winsor Allen, 1818-1993

Collection Identifier: MC 322

Correspondence, diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, etc., of Annie Ware Winsor Allen, educator and founder of the Roger Ascham School in White Plains, New York.

Papers of Frances Rollins Morse, 1831-1929

Collection Identifier: 1627--70-67

Correspondence, travel diaries, calendars, etc., of Frances Rollin Morse, social work volunteer.

Papers of Helen Lawrence Appleton Brooks, 1822-1985

Collection Identifier: 83-M237--85-M261

Correspondence, personal writings, records of voluntary activities, and photographs of Helen Lawrence Appleton Brooks of Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Appleton, Brooks, and Washburn families.

Papers of John Graham Brooks, 1805-1938 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 185

Correspondence, scrapbooks, reviews, etc., of John Graham Brooks, Unitarian minister, writer, and founder of the National Consumers' League.

Papers of Josephine Clara and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark, 1886-1962

Collection Identifier: MC 247

Correspondence, photographs, reports, etc., of Josephine Clara Goldmark and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark, authors and investigators of industrial working conditions.

Papers of Mary Ware Dennett, 1874-1945

Collection Identifier: MC 392: M-138

Correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, etc., of Mary Ware Dennett, suffragist, pacifist, artisan and advocate of birth control and sex education.

Papers of Maud Perry Pope, 1892-1897

Collection Identifier: SC 48

Course notebooks and essays of Maud Perry Pope, Radcliffe College Class of 1896.

Papers of the Nichols-Shurtleff family, 1780-1953 (inclusive), 1850-1940 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: A-170

Correspondence and diaries of the Nichols and Shurtleff families from New England.

Records of the New England Women's Club, 1843-1971

Collection Identifier: MC 178: M-145

Minutes, correspondence, reports, etc., of the New England Women's Club, one of the oldest women's clubs in the United States.

The John G. Palfrey (1875-1945) collection of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. papers

Collection Identifier: LAW-MMC-240

Chiefly correspondence, biographical and family papers, together with drafts of writings, diaries, autographs, clippings, and memorabilia. The bulk of the collection is dated 1861-1935.

William James additional papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2175

Notes, clippings, pamphlets, and other miscellany of American philosopher and psychologist William James.


Diaries 7
Family records 6
Boston (Mass.)--Social life and customs 5
Women--Suffrage 5
New Englanders--Family relationships 4
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Authors 3
Europe--Description and travel 3
Mothers and daughters 3
Poems 3
Voyages and travels 3
Women--Social conditions 3
Autobiographies 2
Childbirth 2
Correspondence 2
Courtship 2
Essays 2
Friendship 2
Judges 2
Lawyers 2
Lesbians--United States 2
Massachusetts--Social life and customs 2
Medicine -- Study and teaching 2
Parent and child 2
Peace 2
Philosophy 2
Psychology 2
Sex instruction 2
Social workers 2
Spiritualism 2
African Americans--Education 1
African Americans--Education--Alabama 1
African Americans--Suffrage--United States 1
Aging 1
Aircraft industry 1
Alaska--Description and travel 1
Amateur plays 1
Amateur theater 1
American literature--19th century 1
Annual reports 1
Antisemitism 1
Antisemitism--United States 1
Appointment books 1
Architects' spouses--Massachusetts 1
Art teachers 1
Artists 1
Arts and crafts movement--United States 1
Arts and society--United States 1
Biographies 1
Birth control--Law and legislation--Great Britain 1
Birth control--Law and legislation--United States 1
Black-and-white photographs. 1
Blind 1
Brothers and sisters 1
Calendars 1
California--Description and travel 1
Cambridge (Mass.) -- Social life and customs 1
Cambridge (Mass.)--History 1
Capital punishment 1
Censorship--United States 1
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive 1
Child Psychiatry 1
Child Psychology 1
Child care 1
Child labor--Law and legislation 1
Child psychiatrists. 1
Child psychiatry. 1
Child psychoanalysts. 1
Child psychology. 1
Child rearing 1
Childbirth--United States 1
Children's stories 1
Civil rights--United States 1
Clergy--United States 1
Clothing and dress 1
Clubs--Massachusetts--Boston 1
Coeducation 1
Composite Photographs 1
Contraception--United States 1
Cycling for women 1
Disarmament 1
Divorce suits--United States 1
Drawings 1
Economists 1
Education, Medical 1
Educators 1
England -Description and travel. 1
Etiquette 1
Faculty, Medical 1
Families 1
Families--19th century--History 1
Florida--Description and travel 1
Freedom of speech 1
Germany--Politics and government--20th century 1
Golf 1
Golfers 1
Handicraft 1
History of psychoanalysis. 1
History of psychology. 1
Home economics. 1
Homeopathic physicians--United States 1
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