Women authors, American -- Biography
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Printed item commemorating the founding of the New England Women's Club. The item was hand addressed to Mrs. Mary J. Judah and signed by the president of the club, Julia Ward Howe, in November 1892. The item includes all five verses of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and an account by Mrs. Howe of how she came to write the poem.
Photocopies of newspaper clippings. The items are either by Dorland or about her and her work. Some of the materials deal with Dorland's interest in the career and grave of the American writer, Washington Irving (1783-1859).
Typewritten autobiography. SuZan was born in Colorado to Japanese parents. She married Ralph B. Swain in 1938 and has two boys. Mr. Swain was an entomologist who worked in Nicaragua. SuZan and her children were present when Mr. Swain was murdered by bandits on the Pan American Highway in Mexico in 1953. Subsequently, SuZan supported herself by writing and illustrating books. She married William K. Firmage in 1968 and joined the Mormon Church in 1974.
Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth, dated 20 Nov. 1894, and composed in Washington, DC. Alden writes he received a forwarded letter from his mother, Isabella Macdonald Alden, an American author. This missive was written by Aylesworth requesting information on Isabella Alden. Raymond Alden responds to the inquiry and informs Aylesworth where he might find published information on his mother.