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Emma Crow Cushman's Memoir about Charlotte Cushman: "A Memory" (1918)

CCP 15, 4019-4036 (ECC Memoir).pdf
Emma Crow Cushman emphasizes that she knew Charlotte Cushman "intimately." Emma and Charlotte met in 1858 when Charlotte brought two letters of introduction (by Hosmer and Kemble) to her father in St. Louis. Emma describes her as a "great artist and…

Emma Stebbins Obituaries

Emma Stebbins Tribute.jpg
Obituaries taken from Emma Stebbins scrapbook: Scrapbook inluding photographs of Stebbins, her dogs, and her sculpture, a sketch of Stebbins with her dog, clippings, and biographical notes. Compiled by Mary Stebbins Garland, Emma Stebbin's sister.The…

Letter from Jane Welsh Carlyle to Jeannie Welsh, Jan 19, 1846

Jane Carlyle writes about her quarrels of jealousy with Geraldine Jewsbury due to Jewsbury's "friendship" with Cushman. Credit The Carlyle Letters Online/CLO

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Letter from Emma Stebbins to Helen Hunt Jackson, Sep 7, 1869

Emma Stebbins informs Helen Hunt about Charlotte Cushman's health after her operation. Stebbins is devastated to see her "dearest friend" suffer.For transcripts, please visit Colorado College.

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Helen Hunt Jackson, Dec 6, 1869

At this state, Charlotte Cushman is "a poor shaky old 'queen'" who contemplates going back to the US.She comments on her relationship with Emma Stebbins and reveals a breach of trust with, presumably, Emma Crow Cushman:"You are wrong dear in you…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Helen Hunt Jackson, Nov 23, 1869

Charlotte Cushman is grateful for a gift from Helen Hunt and tells her that she loves her.For transcripts, please visit Colorado College.

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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Grace Greenwood, July 9, 1852

DMR CC to Greenwood, 1852 July 9.pdf
Charlotte Cushman tells Grace Greenwood about a quarrel with a friend of Hays who thinks that Cushman "stole" Hays from her. At the moment, Grace Greenwood is with Hays but Charlotte will return to them soon. She informs Grace about her travel plans…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Grace Greenwood, June 15, 1854

DMR CC to Greenwood, 1854 June 15.pdf
Charlotte Cushman tells Grace Greenwood about the change of her reputation after performing the role of Queern Katherine. She touches upon the heartbreak that she suffered from because Matilda Hays left her in London to be with Harreit Hosmer in Rome…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow, Dec 24, 1858

CCP 1, 90-91, Letter from CC to ECC, Dec 24, 1858.pdf
Charlotte Cushman tells Emma about her language barriers and ongoing struggles with the house renovations in Via Gregoriana, Rome. Emma Stebbins and Charlotte have still not been able to move. Harriet Hosmer who has helped Cushman out in the past…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Unknown [Rosalie Sully], Glasgow, Nov 30, [1845]

CCP 7, 2304-2306, CC to Unknown.pdf
Charlotte Cushman laments the "restrained expression" of the addressee in letters addressed to Charlotte. She met the addressee when the latter was 18 years old. The addressee has blue eyes and Cushman repeatedly assures the addressee of her love.…