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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Edwin Cushman, Aug 23, 1869

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Cushman reprimands Ned for his carelessness in regard to writing his letters and paying the postage.She has read Clanson's letter and approves his business proposal. However, he advises Ned to write Clanson another letter and ask Mr. Crow to obtain a…

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, June 28, 1869

CCP 4, 1134-1143, CC to ECC 1869 June-4-11.pdf
Cushman responds to Emma’s previous letters, expressing how much pain they have caused her. She is shocked that Emma would expect Cushman to tarnish her reputation so willingly. A "poor old worlded woman" exerted "pressure of her stupid little will"…

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, andbehind-the scenes gossip which "[m]any will remember." The article…

Ladies Home Journal

Ladies Home Journal.pdf
Ladies Home Journal is a monthly American women's magazine first published by the Curtis Publishing Company of Philadelphia in 1883. Besides short and serial fictional stories, the magazine is devoted to any issues related to home life. It contains…

Harper’s Bazaar

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Harper's Bazaar is an American magazine founded by Harper & Brothers in New York in 1867. On the cover of its inaugural issue, the magazine describes itself as "a repository of fashion, pleasure, and instruction".Inspired by the Berlin magazine…

Godey's Lady's Book

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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.…

"Godey's Fashions," Godey's Lady's Book, Oct 1892 to Dec 1897

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"Godey's Fashions" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book that demonstrates the latest fashion trends for women, exemplified by various, partially colored, portrait plates and detailed illustrations. The portraits often consist of some of society’s…

Haps and Mishaps Review, London Athenaeum, Nov 18, 1854

1854. London Athenaeum. Haps and Mishaps Review. Nov 18.pdf
The reviewer belittles Greenwood's admiring accounts of well-known people in her Haps and Mishaps of a Tour in Europe. The author criticizes her for misinterpreting certain conversations. Credit Hathi Trust

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Nov 1, 1853

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1791, SJL to JF, Nov 1, 1853.pdf
Greenwood asks Fields for more money because she wants to make a few purchases "necessary [...] to keep up a respectable bridal appearance." She does not want to ask her husband as he is busy with The Little Pilgrim.Greenwood informs Fields that she…