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The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 2 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 2 0 Browse Search
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shed. Many people had before that date, even, been asking (demanding might be a better word) that girls should of right be admitted to equal privileges in the venerable university; but, though they did not know it, they demanded a revolution, and revolutions are more frequent in political affairs than in affairs educational. Sturdy demands fell unheeded at the closed doors of the university. It was left for milder methods to win success. Parental solicitude showed the way. See Cambridge Sketches by Cambridge Authors, Cambridge, 1896, p. 183. A mother and a father were discussing the education of a daughter for whom it seemed to them that the ordinary curriculum of the schools for girls did not provide enough advanced work. The study of their particular problem led them to believe that they would accomplish what they wanted for their own child by making provision for the children of others. Thus it was that they formed a plan for giving parallel courses of instruction outside
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, Bibliography (search)
lic Library Report. Pph. Note [to] Books and Reading, by Sir John Lubbock. (In Woman's Book, vol. 2.) Introduction. (In Speeches and Addresses of William E. Russell.) How to Use a Public Library. (In Golden Rule, Sept. 27.) The Prospect Union and the Public Library. (In Prospect Union Review, Oct. 24). How to Read Magazines. (In Golden Rule, Nov. 15.) 1895 Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the War of 1861-65. Vol. 2. The Fairy Coursers. [Poem.] (In Cambridge Sketches, by Cambridge authors.) The Woman who Most Influenced Me. (In Ladies' Home Journal, Oct.) A Young Girl's Library. (In Ladies' Home Journal, Nov.) Articles. (In Boston Evening Transcript, Harper's Bazar, Nation, et al.) 1896 Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the War of 1861-65. Vol. I. Prefatory note. (In Aspinwall. Short Stories for Short People.) The School of Jingoes. (In Essays from the Chap-Book.) Life in Cambridge Town. (In Gilman, ed. Cambri
Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), chapter 3 (search)
The Book Committee of the Cambridge Young Women's Christian Association wishes to thank most cordially the writers who have contributed to this volume, often at great personal inconvenience to themselves; the publishers of The Boston picture Book, Souvenir of the Hub, and the Tribune for cuts loaned; the Cambridge newspapers for notices so freely given; the advertisers, and all others who have aided in the endeavor to make a literary and financial success of (Cambridge Sketches.
ry wrote The Cary Family in England and the Cary Family in America. Thomas Brooks compiled the family record of Jonathan and Elizabeth Brooks. The writings of Frank Preston Stearns cover a wide range of subjects—art, literature, criticism, biography, political science. In 1888 he edited a book on John Brown, by Herman von Holtz, for which he was singularly fitted through his personal knowledge of John Brown. In 1895 he published Sketches from Concord and Appledore, and in 1905 Cambridge Sketches, both intimate biographies of famous men. In 1892 appeared Real and Ideal in Literature, and in 1897 Modern English Prose Writers. He also wrote Four Great Venetians and the Midsummer of Italian Art; a Life of Otto von Bismarck; Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne; the Life and Public Services of George Luther Stearns, his distinguished father; and True Republicanism. Miss Annie H. Ryder, who has conducted a private school in Medford for a dozen years, is the author of two inspi