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Women -- Social Life and Customs -- 19th Century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sophia Peabody Hawthorne family letters to James and Annie Fields

 Collection — MS C.1.11
Call Number: MS C.1.11
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 251 letters written between the years 1851-1904 by members of the Hawthorne family to James Thomas Fields (1817-1881), publisher and friend of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), and his wife Annie Adams Fields (1834-1915), writer and philanthropist. The letters document both the personal and professional nature of the families' relationship. The majority of the letters were written by Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (1809-1871) to Annie Adams Fields...
Dates: 1851-1904

Celia Thaxter correspondence with Annie Fields

 Collection — MS C.1.38
Call Number: MS C.1.38
Scope and Contents This collection contains 269 letters written by Celia Thaxter (1835-1894) between 1869 and 1893. The majority of the letters are addressed to American writer Annie Fields (1834-1915) and document Thaxter’s daily life: writing and other artistic endeavors, gardening, book discussions, family troubles and successes, domestic life and her experiences with Spiritualism. She often included descriptions of nature in her letters and was well-known for her descriptions of the Isle of Shoals, first...
Dates: 1869-1893