Dissertation on the the Blackwell family by Margo Horn, 1980
Collection contains a photocopy of Margo Horn's PhD dissertation, Family Ties: The Blackwells, A Study in the Dynamics of Family Life in Nineteenth Century America.
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Materials in English.
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Copyright. Copyright for Family Ties: The Blackwells, A Study in the Dynamics of Family Life in Nineteenth Century America is held by Margo Horn.
Copying. Family Ties: The Blackwells, A Study in the Dynamics of Family Life in Nineteenth Century America may not be copied without written permission from Margo Horn.
Extent.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Family Ties: The Blackwells, A Study in the Dynamics of Family Life in Nineteenth Century America was written by Margo Horn in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a PhD at Tufts University. Providing detailed descriptions of family life, Horn uses the Blackwell family to illustrate the importance of familial bonds. She examines the Blackwell family from 1815 to 1912 and explores the relationship between it and the larger society.
Horn devotes a major portion of her dissertation to prominent Blackwell women: Elizabeth Blackwell, Emily Blackwell, Antoinette (Brown) Blackwell, and Alice Stone Blackwell.
Margo Horn, a social historian specializing in the history of women, the family and the history of medicine, received an MA and PhD in History from Tufts University. She has taught in the Stanford History Department since 1985 and has been awarded fellowships by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and the Commonwealth Fund. She is the author of Before It's Too Late: The Child Guidance Movement in the United States, 1922-1945.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 81-M154
This dissertation was given to the Schlesinger Library in June 1981 by Margo Horn.
Processed: June 1982
By: Margaret J. Green
- Horn, Margo. Dissertation on the the Blackwell family by Margo Horn, 1980: A Finding Aid
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