Howe-Richards family additional papers
Primarily letters from friends and colleagues to the families of suffragist Julia Ward Howe and her daughter, author Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
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Extent.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection pertains to both the Howe and Richards families. Includes mostly letters to them from friends and colleagues, and a few other items.
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.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
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.
- Howe family. Howe-Richards family additional papers, 1843-1957: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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