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Obituary, Baltimore Sun, April 19, 1892

1892. Baltimore Sun. Obituary.pdf
Brewster's obituary praises her as a foreign correspondent of "rare accomplishments" with a much-frequented home in Rome. Credit

Brewster's Letters, Boston Evening Transcript, Jan 22, 1884

1884. Boston Evening Transcript. Letter Reputation.pdf
The newspaper note describes Brewster as a foreign correspondent with "an enviable reputation." Credit

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Apr 13, 1852

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1778, SJL to JF, Apr 13, 1852.pdf
Greenwood regrets the lack of correspondence between Fields and her but is overjoyed at the prospect of seeing him again in England. She will leave Rome on the 15th and travel to Naples and Florence with the Hills. Recently she has not been in good…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Nov 15, [1853]

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1745, SJL to JF, Nov 15, 1853.pdf
Greenwood still has not received the proof and Fields also has not answered her question regarding the address on the subscriber list. He should ask Mr. Ticknor if he can acquire some storybooks for her.Greenwood compliments Fields' poem which she…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Nov 11, 1848

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1748, SJL to JF, Nov 11, 1848.pdf
Greenwood is dissatisfied with Fields' previous hastily written letter as he forgot to refer to her concerns regarding the publishing of her poems. She is still intent on publishing her poems in a separate volume and asks Fields to solely publish her…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Feb 1, 1854

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1795, SJL to JF, Feb 1, 1854.pdf
Greenwood explains why she has not replied to Fields' previous letter sooner. She compliments his new edition of poems, calling it "a perfect love of a book as well as a book of loves." She questions, however, why he has not included Moonrise at Sea…

"Spring Life in the Italian Capital," Chicago Evening Post, April 23, 1872

1872. Chicago Evening Post. Brewster Admirer.pdf
The article describes Brewster's outer appearance as well as her Monday receptions, praising her as a great hostess. 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

"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…

Letter from Emma Stebbins to Annie Fields, Feb 8, 1872

Huntington, JTFP, Box 12, FI 1699, ES to AF, Feb 8, 1872, 698.pdf
Stebbins regrets not having been able to stay longer with Charlotte Cushman who has been making "triumphant" progress and is now resting at St. Louis.Furthermore, Stebbins asks Fields for a favor. She has acquired eight stories translated from French…

"Character Entertainment at Music Hall," Boston Globe, Feb 25, 1875

1875. Boston Globe. Entertainment.pdf
The article reviews Grace Greenwood's and Sarah Fisher Ames's performance at the Boston Music Hall. It stresses that "[i]n reading pieces of delicate humor, she [Greenwood] certainly excels most if not all the professional readers of her…

"Grace Greenwood," Carbondale Leader, Feb 28, 1874

1874. Carbondale Daily News. GG Reunion Readings.pdf
The article is a reprint from the Washington Press. It mentions Greenwood's talent as a dramatic reader and her genius as a writer. Adhering to gender norms, the author stresses Greenwood's beauty and comments that "[i]t is so rare that beauty and…

"A Friend in Need," Missouri Republican, April 20, 1873

1873. Missouri Republican. Friend in Need.pdf
An anonymous author remembers reading Greenwood's "Book of Sketches" on a trip and praises her more recent letters written in California for the New York Times. Credit

"CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN", New York Weekly, Dec 20, 1860

1860. Sarah Gould poem to Charlotte Cushman.pdf
A poem dedicated to Charlotte Cushman. Credit EBSCO Research Databases

"Memorabilia of Charlotte Cushman," Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb 27, 1876

1876. Chicago Daily Tribune. Memorabilia. Feb 27, 1876.pdf
The article seeks to contribute to a favorable public image of the actress who is criticized by the Nation after her death as well as, apparently, runs the risk of being depicted as unreligious. This article in the Chicago Daily Tribune counters…

Excerpt from De Navarro's "The Girlhood of an Actress," North American Review (1895)

De Navarro remembers her first and last encounter with Charlotte Cushman who encouraged her to pursue a stage career.Even before this account is published, Frances Elizabeth Willard informs in her A Woman of the Century (1893) that "[b]y the advice…

"NEW MUSIC", Morning Chronicle, May 11, 1855

1855. Morning Chronicle. Philp songs dedicated to CC.pdf
This article announces the release of six songs written and composed by Elizabeth Philp and dedicated to Charlotte Cushman and reviews them. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections

"TO MISS CUSHMAN.—HELENA'S SONG", Liverpool Mercury, Aug 21, 1855

1855. Liverpool Mercury. TO MISS CUSHMAN.-HELENAS SONG.pdf
This is a poem dedicated to Charlotte Cushman. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections


1853. Eliza Cook's Journal (re-published). Poem on CC by Eliza Cook.pdf
This is a poem in Eliza Cook's journal written by her and dedicated to Charlotte Cushman. Credit Gale Digital Collections,Nineteenth Century Collections Online

"IMPROMPTU. TO CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN", Eliza Cook's Journal, July 30, 1853

1853. Eliza Cook Journal. Business Habits for Women.pdf
This is a poem in Eliza Cook's journal written by her and dedicated to Charlotte Cushman. Credit Gale Digital Collections, Nineteenth Century Collections Online