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.63 linear feet (1+1/2 file boxes)
In the winter of 1864/1865, Mrs. Dall held many interesting conversations with Mrs. R.P. Clarke (Rebecca Parker Hull Clarke d.1865), the mother of James Freeman Clarke, in preparation for the biography of "A business woman." These are delightful reminiscences and even include reference to Margaret Fuller's trip West in 1843.
There is an interesting series of letters from John Patton of Toronto covering the years 1851-1869.
Four volumes of clippings record the obituaries of personal friends and others whom Mrs. Dall knew from her public contacts, 1874-1909.
Dall was vice-principal of Miss English's School, Georgetown, D.C., 1842-1844, and one of three founders, 1865, of the American Social Science Association, and until 1905 its director and vice-president. She received an honorary LL.D. from Alfred University in 1877, and died on December 17, 1912, in Washington, D.C.
For additional biographical and bibliographical information, see Notable American Women (1971), volume 1, pages 428-429.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Caroline Wells [Healey] Dall were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in October 1957 by Alma Lutz, River St., Boston, Mass. and in February 1959 by Charles Whitney Dall, Cedarhurst, Long Island, New York.
- Box 1: 1v-8v
- Box 2: 9v-13
- Dall, Caroline Wells Healey, 1822-1912. Papers of Caroline Wells Healey Dall, 1841-1910: A Finding Aid
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