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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Park Benjamin, October 13

Harvard MS Thr 130_Benjamin.pdf
The letter is addressed to Park Benjamin at The New World Office in NYC. No year is given but it must have been written between 1840 (when The New World entered the newspaper market) and March 1844 (when Park Benjamin stepped down as…

"Rome – Foreign Correspondence of the Boston Post," Boston Post, February 23, 1867

1867_Boston Post, Feb 23, 1867, p. 1 NewspaperArchive_Cushman Hosmer Rome Riding.pdf
A short excerpt from this long report on the US American art market in Rome – the part in which Hosmer and Cushman are described as expert riders whose muscular physique would make men envious – is subsequently reprinted in a number of newspapers,…

"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…

C. W. Elliott's "One Woman's Work," The Galaxy, Feb 1869

1869. Galaxy Magazine. Woman Work by Elliot.pdf
In a dramatized biographical account, Elliott depicts a hard-working, ambitious Cushman and her rise to success. Elliott includes direct quotes, questions, exclamation marks, and behind-the scenes gossip which "[m]any will remember." The article…

Letter from Emma Stebbins to Emma Crow Cushman, Nov 23, 1874

LoC. Cushman 13-1-3.pdf
Stebbins writes that the newspapers have been writing "exaggerated reports" about Cushman, which have been causing her great anxiety. An unfavorable paragraph about Cushman will appear in the Cincinnati Enquirer the following morning, which they have…

"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…

"Society News and Chat," Sunday Herald, Mar 30, 1890 to Mar 29, 1908

1890. Sunday Herold. Society News and Chat (1890).pdf
"Society News and Chat" is a column in the Sunday Herald that recounts the most recent local and foreign gossip, ranging from marriage arrangements to social receptions to news about prominent figures from abroad.The included file only serves as an…

"Women Discuss Gossip," The Freeman, May 2, 1908

Freeman_1908_Women Discuss Gossip.pdf
"Women Discuss Gossip" is a column in the Freemanthat recounts and comments on the latest political, cultural and social news.The included file only serves as an example illustration of the column. Credit Readex

"Fashion and Gossip," Flag of Our Union, Jan 12, 1867 to May 14, 1870

Flag of our Union. 1868. Fashion and Gossip (telegram style).pdf
"Fashion and Gossip" is a column inFlag of Our Union that recounts the most recent fashion trends for women as well as the latest home and foreign gossip, ranging from local marriage arrangements to news about prominent figures from abroad.The…

"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…