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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 321

Family ties: the Blackwells, a study in the dynamics of family life in nineteenth century America, 1981

Photocopy of dissertation, Family Ties: The Blackwells, A Study in the Dynamics of Family Life in Nineteenth Century America by Margo Horn.

Dates

  • 1981

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

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

1 Volumes

Family Ties: The Blackwells, A Study in the Dynamics of Family Life in Nineteenth Century America was written by Horn in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. 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.

BIOGRAPHY

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.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 81-M154

This dissertation was given to the Schlesinger Library in June 1981 by Margo Horn.

Processing Information

Processed: June 1982

By: Margaret J. Green
Link to catalog
Title
Horn, Margo. Family ties: the Blackwells, a study in the dynamics of family life in nineteenth century America, 1981: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00635

Repository Details

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