Letter of Anna Blackwell, 1893 June 28
One autographed letter from Anna Blackwell to Nettie (Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell).
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Originals closed; use digital images.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Letter created by Anna Blackwell is in the public domain. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Collection consists of one letter signed from Anna Blackwell to Nettie (Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell) who was the author of The Philosophy of Individuality in which this letter was found. Anna Blackwell's letter includes appreciation for the lending of the book as well as a critical assessment of the author's arguments. Also includes typed transcript of letter and note regarding the letter's provenance.
Anna Blackwell (1816-1900) was the daughter of Samuel and Hannah (Lane) Blackwell, and the sister of Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell. She was a teacher, translator, poet, and journalist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Letter of Anna Blackwell was given to the Schlesinger Library by Mrs. George H. Blackwell in 1944.
Updated and additional description added: November 2020
By: Laura Peimer
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