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"Foreign Gossip," Detroit Free Press, June 7, 1869

1869. Detroit Free Press. Brewster Foreign Gossip- American Artists in Rome.pdf
"Foreign Gossip" is a column in theDetroit Free Press thatgives accounts of any political, cultural, or social news abroad. Anne Brewster has contributed reports from Rome as a correspondent.The included file only serves as an example illustration of…

"Current Gossip," Chicago Tribune, Aug 23, 1875 to Aug 7, 1887

1877. Chicago Daily Tribune. Brewster Column.pdf
"Current Gossip" is a column in the Chicago Tribune that gives accounts of any political, cultural, or social news. Anne Brewster has contributed reports from Rome as a correspondent.The included file only serves as an example illustration of the…

"Rome," Boston Daily Advertiser, 1870 to 1876

Brewster on Rome 1871.pdf
"Rome" is a column in the Boston Daily Advertiser written by Anne Brewster, in which she gives accounts of any political, cultural, or social news that have occurred in Rome.The included file only serves as an example illustration of the…

"Charlotte Cushman," Chicago Tribune, June 22, 1878

This review laments that Emma Stebbins's biography of Charlotte Cushman lacks a proper account of Cushman's dramatic career and instead focuses too much on her private life. Emma Stebbins first met Cushman in Rome and the "two ladies soon became…

"Charlotte Cushman, the Actress." Wood County Reporter, Jan 11, 1883

1883. Wood County Reporter. Cushman Tomboy Stebbins. Omeka.pdf
The article traces the "hopeful possibilities of girlhood" of Cushman "who did not allow herself to be crushed by circumstances." It criticizes old-fashioned ideas of the "women's sphere" and defends Cushman's gender-bending behavior and attitude:…

Loving Friendship between Emma Stebbins and Charlotte Cushman, Chicago Tribune, March 3, 1878

The article seeks to depict the relationship between Stebbins and Cushman to explain Stebbins's "facilities for writing" the biography. Unlike other announcements of the biography, this one turns toward a more private background to advertise the…

"All Sorts," Indiana State Sentinel, March 6, 1878

1878. Indiana State Sentinel. Stebbins Cushman Companion.pdf
The article announces that Stebbins's biography about Charlotte Cushman will soon be published. The journalist describes Stebbins as "the intimate companion and trusted confidant of the great actress." Credit Readex: America's Historical…

Letter from Manning Leonard to Emma Stebbins, Aug 8, 1877

CCP 12, 3521-3523, Leonard to ES, Aug 8, 1877 - OV.pdf
Leonard was delighted to hear that Cushman's family approves of the memoir.Credit Library of Congress,Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Letter from Manning Leonard to Emma Stebbins, Nov 29, 1876

CCP 12, 3521-3523, Leonard to ES, Nov 29, 1876 - OV.pdf
Stebbins' illness prevents her from writing the memoir about her "dear friend." Apparently, she asked Leonard to help her collect more information about Cushman's life. Manning suspects that Stebbins has Cushman's papers which "will fill many gaps."…

Accounts of Charlotte Cushman's Life, Notes by Stebbins

CCP 15. 3990-4000. Account of CCs Life.pdf
This document is a collection of different quotes given by Charlotte Cushman before her death. It is supposedly written by Emma Stebbins and ranges from family history, childhood experiences, financial struggles, to early career ambitions and…