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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Sarah Josepha Hale, Sep 22, 1830

JLP 5 Copied Correspondance.pdf
Harold Moulton sends photostatic copies of two autographed letters to Lorenz in this correspondence. For the transcription of the second letter, see Item 1020.The first letter is from Charlotte Cushman to Mrs Sarah J. Hale, Editor of “Lady’s Book”…

"Women as Journalists" - Feature in The Freeman. A National Colored Weekly Newspaper, Feb 23, 1889.

1889_Freeman__February_23_Women as  Journalists (p. 4).pdf
The article, marked as a reprint from The New York Journalist, describes several Black women's careers and achievements as journalists, among them Gertrude Mossell and Lillian A. Lewis. Author Lucy Wilmot Smith begins by highlighting the neglect of…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Apr 10, 1849

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1770, SJL to JF, Apr 10, 1849.pdf
Greenwood is delighted to find a few of her favorite poems in Fields' new volume. Yet she is surprised to hear of the urgency in regard to the publication of Greenwood Leaves. Recently, she has not written much for publication as both her parents…

"Letter from Rome," Boston Daily Advertiser, April 29, 1871

Brewster, Anne. Letter from Rome. Boston Daily Advertiser, 29 Apr. 1871. - cf. Item 257, but too early.pdf
Brewster appears as the "regular correspondent" from the Boston Daily Advertiser contributing one of her letters from Rome. The article lists members of the deputation, describes architectural sites in Rome, gives an account of archeological…

"Miss Brewster," [New York Observer], [1881]

ABP 20 25 article on AB.pdf
The author describes Anne Brewster as a "well-known literary person[]" and a woman of "republican simplicity and cordiality" whose Monday afternoon receptions also attract "titled acquaintances."Brewsters work as a foreign correspondent has gained…

"American Artists in Rome," Mineral Point Tribune, July 20, 1871

1871 American artists in Rome.pdf
This reprint from the Boston Advertiser informs the public about the travels of American artists living in Rome. More reprints of this article can be found here, for instance. Credit Chronicling America

"Angelic American Females Radiating at Rome," Daily Journal of Commerce, June 1, 1871

1871. Daily Journal of Commerce. Females at Rome.pdf
The article recounts a studio reception of the artist Healy from Brewster's perspective. Credit

"New Ornaments for Central Park," Burlington Free Press, June 19, 1869

1869. Burlington Free Press. Brewster about Stebbins Statue.pdf
This article reprints a passage written by Anne Brewster in the Philadelphia Bulletin which describes the process of Emma Stebbins creating her sculpture for the Central Park in New York. Credit

"American Artists in Rome," Boston Daily Evening Transcript, July 3, 1869

1869. Boston Daily Evening Transcript. American Artists in Rome.pdf
The reprint from the Philadelphia Bulletin gives insights into the expatriate community of American artists living and working in Rome. It relies on Brewster's own observations and hearsay. Credit

"Grace Greenwood," Waukesha Daily Freeman, July 13, 1882

1882. Waukesha Daily Freeman. GG Bio.pdf
Sarah K. Bolton writes a favorable biographical account of Grace Greenwood. Bolton introduces the article by characterizing her relationship to Greenwood from admiration from a distance to affection as long-term acquaintences.The author states that…

Transcript of Letter from Charlotte Cushman to [Sidney Lanier], June 23, 1875

JLP 1, CC to [Sidney Lanier], June 23, 1875.pdf
Charlotte Cushman wants to meet Lanier. Her illness is always present. She asked for another operation to improve her help but her doctor from Boston informed her that it was too late for such a treatment. Cushman reads the press reports about…

Pennsylvania Inquirer and National Gazette, Feb 1, 1843

Pennsylvania Inquirer and National Gazette (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, February 01, 1843; Issue 27.pdf
Published in the category of communication, signed by "E."The article mentions the genius of Cushman as well as the struggle of the theater profession to gain public appreciation. Interestingly, the article speaks about Cushman's "private worth" that…

Howitt's The Miss Cushmans (1846)

1846. People's Journal. NYPL Stead Article. Howitt about Cushmans.pdf
In this biographical article, Mary Howitt recounts events from Charlotte Cushman's life and emphasizes her personal virtues, her talent on stage and the struggles she faced in her career. She describes Cushman's long and painful struggle to success,…