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Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917.

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-174
Overview Abby Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893), daughter of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), was an important figure in many of the reform movements of the mid- and late nineteenth centuries, especially abolition and her work with the Women's Prison Association and Isaac T. Hopper Home. In 1833, she married fellow Hicksite Quaker, James Sloan Gibbons (1810-1892), a member of the New York Yearly Meeting of Friends. Her daughter, Sarah Hopper Emerson, used some of this material as a basis for her 1897 biography of...

Willard E. Mead collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-826
Scope and Contents Letters addressed to Sir Francis Campbell, founder of the Royal Norwood College for the Blind in England. These letters are from outstanding personalities and leaders in the cultural, social and political affairs of the period. Among them are Lyman Abbott, Alexander G. Bell, Robert Browning, Andrew Carnegie, Joseph H. Choate, Dinah Maria Craik, S. Coleridge Taylor, General John Eaton, George Henschel, Helen Keller, Anton Rubinstein, John Ruskin, Clara Schumann, Arthur Sullivan, Brigham Young...