Caroline Maria Seymour Severance Papers
Caroline Maria Seymour Severance Papers, 1861-1920
1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 145
Woman's club leader; women's rights activist; and abolitionist. The Severance Papers include a small amount of biographical material; two photographs of Jesse Benton Fremont; a book about the women's club movement; Caroline Severance's guest book; and a scrapbook kept by Caroline Severance's daughter, Julia Long Severance (Burrage). The guest book and scrapbook include autographs, quotations, notes, correspondence, drawings, photographs, and memorabilia of many notable persons. Louisa May Alcott, A. Bronson Alcott, Catharine Beecher, Alice Stone Blackwell, Lydia Maria Child, Frederick Douglass, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Lloyd Garrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Sarah Grimke, Julia Ward Howe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Booker T. Washington, John Greenleaf Whittier are included, among many others.
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