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Biographical Materials Written After 1938
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written by Anonymous; in Abigail Gardner Drew Diary and Reminiscences, 1799-1818 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1-4

Abigail Gardner Drew (1777-1868) was the daughter of George Gardner (1731-1785) and Rebekah Coffin Gardner (1741-1826) of Nantucket, Massachusetts. George Gardner was a Justice of the Inferior Court. On April 16, 1795, Abigail Gardner married Gershom Drew, Jr. (1774-1826), of Nantucket, and they had two so...

written by Anonymous; in Abigail Gardner Drew Diary and Reminiscences, 1799-1818 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1-4
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Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)

Joseph Allen (1790-1873), the son of Phineas and Ruth Smith Allen, of Medfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard in 1811. He then studied for the ministry and in l8l6 was called by the town of Northborough to be its third minister. It was a post he held for forty years, until he voluntarily relinquished hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)
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Annie Sullivan Letters, 1887-1902
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 177 page(s)

Anne Mansfield "Annie" Sullivan (1866-1936) became the teacher of Helen Keller (1880-1968) in 1887 upon the recommendation of Michael Anagnos (1837-1906), director of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind in South Boston, Massachusetts, from which Miss Sullivan had recently graduated....

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 177 page(s)
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Chase Family Papers
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3720 page(s)

Anthony Chase (1791-1879), son of Israel Chase (1760-1797) and Matilda Butterworth Chase (1765-1843), was a man of varied interests—a Worcester merchant, part-owner of the Massachusetts Spy, official in a Worcester insurance company and in various banks, and an active member of the Quaker church. He marrie...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3720 page(s)
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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody Papers, 1843-c. 1867
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 92 page(s)

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1804-1894), Transcendentalist, teacher, author, and education reformer, was raised in Salem, Massachusetts, with her sisters Mary Tyler Peabody Mann (1806-1887) and Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne (1809-1871). Educated in her mother's school in Salem, Peabody demonstrated an early i...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 92 page(s)
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Ellen Tucker Emerson Letters, 1863-1865
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 366 page(s)

Ellen Tucker Emerson (1839-1909) was the eldest surviving child of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and Lidian Jackson Emerson (1802-1892).

This collection contains one hundred letters all written by Ellen Tucker Emerson to family and friends. The majority of the letters (45) were written to her sister Edith (1...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 366 page(s)
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Gage Family Papers, 1810-1942
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 614 page(s)

Anne Sargent Gage (1794-1876), nee Nancy Brown, was born out of wedlock, scandalizing late-eighteenth-century Boston society. Her parents, both from prominent Boston families, were Daniel Sargent (1764-1842), a wealthy merchant and insurance executive, and Hepzibah Atkins Brown Durfee ( -1800). Hepziba...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 614 page(s)
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Gale Family Papers, 1818-1851
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 2023 page(s)

Hannah ("Anna") Davis Gale (1818-1851) and her brother Frederick William Gale (1816-1854) were born in Northborough, Massachusetts, the children of Captain Cyrus Gale (1795- ) and Eliza Davis Gale ( -1821). Eliza Gale was a sister of Massachusetts governor John Davis (1787-1854). Frederick, a member of...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 2023 page(s)
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Gill-Bullard Family Papers, 1823-1925
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 8242 page(s)

Willard Gill (1796-1865) was born in Hinsdale, New Hampshire. In 1827, he married Sarah A. Chamberlain (1798-1877). The Gills lived in Barnet, Vermont, until 1853, when they moved to McIndoes, Vermont. Around 1861, they moved to North New Salem, Massachusetts. Gill was a deacon in the Congregational church...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 8242 page(s)
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Kellogg African American Health Care Project
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(Michigan: Wayne State University. Walter P. Reuther Library. Oral History Collections),
Source: www.loc.gov
A series of oral histories with African American physicians, nurses, dentists, health care administrators, non-traditional health care providers and patients conducted by George Myers, Ronald Amos and others under the auspices of the University of Michigan Medical School.
(Michigan: Wayne State University. Walter P. Reuther Library. Oral History Collections),
Source: www.loc.gov
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