Additional papers of Sallie Joy White, 1881-1935 (inclusive), 1881-1908 (bulk)
Addenda to the papers (A-126) of Sallie Joy White, first woman journalist in Boston.
- Majority of material found within 1881-1908
- White, Sallie Joy (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. With the exception of folder #18f+, materials were discarded after microfilming and are available only on microfilm M-146. Access to #18f+ and the microfilm is unrestricted.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Sallie Joy White is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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.
Extent1 folders (1 folio+ folder)
These addenda consist of clippings, mostly by Sallie Joy White, 1881-1908, 1935, n.d., and the heading design for Sallie Joy White's column. The clippings (#1-17) were microfilmed for preservation purposes and then discarded. They are ONLY AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (M-146). One folder (#18f+) containing non-clippings was interfiled with A-126.
Sallie Joy was the first woman journalist in Boston when she became a special reporter for the Boston Post in 1870 to cover Woman Suffrage Conventions and related activities. In 1874, Sallie Joy married the singer, Henry Keith White, Jr., but domestic concerns interrupted her career only briefly. Until shortly before her death, she advised on fashion and household problems, making famous the pseudonym Penelope Penfeather, and continued to report woman's rights activities and local news, particularly for the Boston Herald.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 81-M129
These addenda to the papers of Sallie Joy White were given to the Schlesinger Library in May 1981 by her granddaughter, Sallie P. Talbot.
There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Papers of Sallie Joy White, 1828-1936 (A-126).
The following items have been removed from the collection and added to the Schlesinger Library Book Sale, October 1981:
- Ballou, Hosea: A Candid review...Portsmouth, N.H., W. Weeks and B. Floyd, n.d.
- Ballou, Hosea: Notes on the parables of the New Testament. 2nd ed., Portsmouth, N.H., C. Pierce, 1812
- Hoar, George, F.: James Abram Garfiels, Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1882
- White, Sallie Joy: Housekeepers abd home-makers, Boston, Jordan, Marsh and Co., 1888
The following items have been removed from the collection and deposited in Schlesinger Library:
- The Woman of Today: Souvenir Program of the Ninth Biennial Convention of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, held in Boston, June 22-30, 1908
Reprocessed: March 1997
By: Anne Engelhart
- White, Sallie Joy. Additional papers of Sallie Joy White, 1881-1935 (inclusive), 1881-1908 (bulk): A Finding Aid
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