I.D. Letters to Bates family, 1881-1915

Permanent URI for this collection

Series I.D. Letters to Bates family includes twenty two letters written by various noteworthy individuals and largely addressed to Arlo Bates. These prominent contemporary writers, scholars, politicians, and intellectuals who wrote to Bates included Harriet McEwan Kimball, a poet; Edward Robinson, scholar and director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (praising Bates work "Diary of a Saint"); the abolitionist Wendell Phillips; U.S. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge; and writer Theodore Dreiser, who wrote as editor of the American women's magazine The Delineator. Other letters were written by Minnie M. Curetis of Raleigh, North Carolina; C. E. Goodspeed, publisher/bookseller of Boston; Margaret S. Bowditch, of Boston; Archibald Cary Coolidge, educator and first director of the Harvard University Library; Curtis Guild, former governor of Massachusetts; Grafton Dulany Cushing, president of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children; Fred N. Sterns of the Anthropology Section of the University Museum, Peabody Museum of Harvard University; and Laura D'Oremeiulx Roosevelt, wife of James West Roosevelt, cousin of President Theodore Roosevelt.


Recent Submissions

Now showing 1 - 1 of 1

Items in this collection are presented for their historic and research value. We note that viewers may find some content objectionable.