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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Rosalie Sully [?], Nov 9, [1845]

CCP 7, 2287-2291, CC to 'dear friend'.pdf
Cushman describes how strenuous her latest performance of Fazio has been as she had to contend with a "cold audience" and the lacking performance of a fellow actor. But Rosalie's note, which she kept hidden "next her heart" during the play, gave her…

"She Wears a Peruke," Hartford Daily Courant, Jan 26, 1877

1877. Hartford Faily Courant. Brewster Column (1).pdf
Brewster reports on her sighting of Eugénie of France at the Vatican. She recounts her shock at the appearance of the Empress, as Brewster had previously known her for her "rare beauty." Especially her peruke aroused outrage among the…

Greenwood's "Notes from over the Sea," New York Times, 1875 to 1883

In her column "Notes from over the Sea", published in the New York Times, Grace Greenwood reports on her travels outside of the United States. She comments on various events, such as art exhibitions, stage performances, and social receptions,…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Sep 29, 1865

CCP 3, Cushman correspondence 1865 12-14.pdf
Cushman has been anxious about the delivery of Ms. Jane's laces. She has been enjoying her peaceful stay in Wales, away from the noise of the city, and praises Miss Lloyd's efforts as a hostess. Sally has already left to attend to matters in…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, June 27, 1869

CCP 4, 1134-1143, CC to ECC 1869 June-1-3.pdf
Cushman is feeling much better because of her water treatment. She deeply misses Emma and her children and hopes that they will join her in Malvern after their return from Paris.Rosalie has improved in health, in part due to Cushman's care, and will…

"Stage Talk," Rossiter's Magazine, [June 1900 to Sep 1900]

Rossiter's 1900 Aug LoC.pdf
"Stage Talk" is a column in Rossiter's Magazine that features the latest news from the theatre scene, local as well as abroad, ranging from casting choices to performance reviews. The included file only serves as an example illustration of the…

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.pdf
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine is a Scottish magazine founded in 1817 by William Blackwood. The magazine is originally established as a Tory counterweight to the Whiggish Edinburgh Review and quickly gains notoriety by publishing satire on the…

Cosmopolitan

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Cosmopolitanis an American women's magazine launched by the Schlicht & Field Company in 1886. It focuses on issues related to fashion, household decor, cooking, and other domestic interests. Over the years, serialized fiction, book reviews,…

Vogue

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Vogue is an American magazine founded by Arthur Baldwin Turnure in 1892 as a weekly high-society journal. It primarily focuses on New York City's social elite and covers news of the local social scene as well as reviews plays, books, and music. The…

Godey's Lady's Book

Godey's Lady's Book.pdf
Godey's Lady's Book, later known as Godey's Magazine, is an American magazine devoted to women's issues and is first published by L.A. Godey in 1830 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.In 1837, Sarah Josepha Hale becomes the editor of Godey's Lady's Book.…

"The Bookery," Godey's Lady's Book, Jan 1896 to July 1898

The Bookery.pdf
"The Bookery" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book that recounts the magazine's newest book recommendations, complete with summaries, information about the authors, and short critiques. The column covers all kinds of social and cultural topics and…

"Fair Women," Godey's Lady's Book, Dec 1894 to May 1895

Fair Women.pdf
"Fair Women" is a column in Godey's Lady's Books that features some of society's most remarkable women who wield beauty, charm, and intellect. It recounts powerful female historical figures such as Cleopatra and Mary Queen of Scots and comments on…

"Editorial," Godey's Lady's Book, Feb 1894 to July 1894

Editorial.pdf
"Editorial" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book that comments on all kinds of issues such as class, politics, gender norms, philosophy, or social events.The included file only serves as an example illustration of the column. Credit HathiTrust…

"All the Books," Godey's Lady's Book, [Oct] 1892 to Feb 1894

All the Books.pdf
"All the Books" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book in which American author and journalist John Habberton recounts his newest book recommendations, complete with summaries, information about the authors, and short critiques. His recommendations cover…

"The Search Light," Godey's Lady's Book, [Oct] 1892 to Jan 1894

The Search Light.pdf
"The Search Light" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book and the successor to the column "Godey's Arm-Chair." Its purpose is to direct the readers "to all points of the world", keep them informed about any societal strides, and instruct them in…

"Godey's Arm-Chair," Godey's Lady's Book, May 1852 to [June] 1892

Godey's Arm-Chair (1).pdf
"Godey's Arm-Chair", later known as "Our Arm Chair", is a column in Godey's Lady's Book that covers a variety of topics, ranging from literary reviews to local news to lifestyle advice. The column is superseded by "The Search Light" in October…

"Editors' Table," Godey's Lady's Book, Jan 1840 to Dec 1877

Editor's Table 1.pdf
"Editor's Table" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book that covers a vast variety of topics, often relating to women's issues in some way. Recurring topics include book recommendations and literary reviews, short biographies of public figures and…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Dec 2, 1848

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1749, SJL to TF, Dec 2, 1848.pdf
Greenwood is pained to hear that Fields is "mad with a headache." She muses that the headache should "keep clear of the poets' head and heart" and rather seek out somebody where it will not be disturbed "by the outgoing of the responsive thoughts of…

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

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1751, SJL to JF, Jan 10, 1849.pdf
Greenwood asks Fields to tell her how Dr. Bolens will react to her notice of him as she hopes it will bring him pleasure. Fields should extend her greeting to Mr. Whipple and Mr. Giles. Credit Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and…

"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…