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|Named Person:||Jeanne C Smith Carr; Helen Hunt Jackson|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Helen Hunt Jackson; Henry Chandler Bowen; Richard Egan; Patrick Kevin Foley; Mary Elizabeth Sheriff Fowler; William Sharpless Jackson; C C Painter; Ann Maria Waud Palmer; Ray Palmer; William Hayes Ward
|Description:||145 pieces. 2 boxes.|
Autograph manuscripts include 21 poems and three prosaic works -- "Bits of Travel at Home," "One Woman and Sunshine," (draft of an article on Mrs. Jeanne C. Smith Carr and the founding of Carmelita, her home in Pasadena, CA.), and "The Story of Clotilde Danarosch."
Helen Hunt Jackson's letters to William Hayes Ward (1835-1916), the editor of the editorial of the New York Independent, constitute the largest part of the correspondence (89 letters, written between 1871 and 1885). Also included are seventeen letters to Ray Palmer (1808-1887) and his wife Ann Maria Waud Palmer written between 1852 and 1854; thirteen letters to Mary Elizabeth Sheriff Fowler (1841-1921), the first government schoolteacher at Saboba in the San Jacinto Valley (1882-1885), four 1882 letters to Henry Chandler Bowen (1813-1896), the editor and proprietor of the Independent, four letters to Mrs. D. J. Whipple who ran a boarding house in San Diego and later Los Angeles; and two letters to Richard Egan (1842-1923), a Los Angeles County supervisor, written in 1884. Also included are two letters by William Sharpless Jackson (1836-1919) and Charles C. Painter (d. 1895).
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