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"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…

"America", Preston Chronicle and Lancashire Advertiser, Oct 13, 1849

1849. Preston Chronicle. Cook with CC in US.pdf
This short entry, from the section in the newspaper about America, reports that Eliza Cook is visiting the United States with Charlotte Cushman. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections

"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:…

"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," San Francisco Evening Bulletin, Dec 1, 1870

1870. N. Y. World. Charlotte Cushman. Daily Evening Bulletin, 1 Dec..pdf
The article is a reprint from the New York World and informs about where Cushman used to live in Rome, where she is currently staying at, in New York with her sister Susan Cushman, who, however, had already died in 1859. Cushman is about to establish…

"Charlotte Cushman's Grave," Evening Bulletin, May 19, 1882

1882. Evening Bulletin. Cushman Grave - Masculine Maiden.pdf
The article claims that Cushman is the "most distinguished woman buried in Mount Auburn." It describes the gravesite, Cushman's career path, and comments on her "maiden life":"The reason of her celibacy is unknown, but it may be supposed that her…

"Charlotte Cushman's Will," Boston Daily Globe, May 2, 1876

1876. Boston Daily Globe. CCs will. May 2, 1876.pdf
The article gives a detailed account of people and "annuities" as mentioned in Cushman's will. It also quotes from the original document.Stebbins is named last for the first group of people which includes mostly family members and Sallie Mercer.…

"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…

"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…

"Literature and Art," Chicago Press and Tribune, Feb 9, 1860

Stebbins returns with Cushman to the United States Credit ProQuest

"Memories of Three Great Women," New-York Tribune, Jul 21, 1890

1890. New York Tribune. Lenox Life of Homser, Cushmann, Stebbins..pdf
The article shares some memories of the private and artistic lives of Charlotte Cushman, Emma Stebbins, and Harriet Hosmer. Emma Stebbins is mentioned as Charlotte's "friend" and "sharer in [...] artistic aims and pleasures" who "shared an…

"Nearly Ready. Life of Charlotte Cushman," Publishers' Weekly, May 11, 1878

1878. Publishers Weekly. Sisterly Affection - Omeka.pdf
The advertismement of Emma Stebbins's biography of Charlotte Cushman includes two paragraphs of praise published by the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. Cushman's and Stebbins's relationships is described as "the strongest sisterly affection" and…

"Personal Intelligence," The New York Herald, July 8, 1860

1860_New York Herald. Mention of Cushman with Stebbins + sculptures.pdf
Emma Stebbins is described as Charlotte Cushman's "friend." The article infroms the reader about three works of Stebbins among which is the bust of Cushman. Credit 19th Century U.S. Newspapers

"Queen's Theatre.— Miss Cushman. 'The Scornful Lady.'", Manchester Examiner and Times, Jan 2, 1849

1849. Manchester Times. CC and Hays as friends and performing.pdf
This article is a review of Charlotte Cushman's performances in Fletcher and Beaumont's Scornful Lady and Bulwer's Lady of Lyons.It also reviews Matilda Hays' debut performance as Pauline alongside Cushman in Lady of Lyons. Hays is mentioned as…

"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…

"Strong Friendship between Hosmer and Cushman", Albany Evening Journal, Jan 21, 1859

Albany Evening Journal, Hosmer and Cushman mention, January 21, 1859-with annotations.pdf
On page 2, the newpaper uses the term "strong friendship." It is publicly known that both women live together. Credit Readex: America's Historical Newspapers

"Table Gossip," Boston Daily Globe, Dec 17, 1873 to Dec 25, 1927

Boston Daily Globe_Table Gossip_1908.pdf
"Table Gossip" is a column in the Boston Daily Globe that recounts the latest news circulating in Boston, ranging from marriage announcements to social receptions to travel reports.The included file only serves as an example illustration of the…

"The Cabinet", Farmer's Cabinet, Feb 2, 1859

Farmer's Cabinet, Hosmer and Cushman mention, February 2, 1859-with annotations.pdf
In one of the entries in this column, Hosmer and Cushman are reported to be living together in Rome. Credit Readex: America's Historical Newspapers

[no title], Weekly Council Bluffs Bugle, Oct 26, 1859

Weekly Council Bluffs Bugle, Stebbins and Cushman mention, October 26, 1859-with annotations.pdf
A very short entry reports that Charlotte Cushman and Emma Stebbins are travelling together to Rome. Credit Readex: America's Historical Newspapers

Boston Daily Advertiser, Charlotte Cushman, Feb 19, 1876

The article is an obituary published one day after Cushman's death. It praises the actress and her achievements and performances. Additionally, it speaks about Cushman's relationships with women as her "power of attaching women to her."In 1871,…