In Her Own Right

Emily Howland Family Papers

Date created 1763-01-01 – 1929-01-01
Creators Howland, Emily, 1827-1929
Abstract Emily Howland led a very interesting life, but she did not often comment on its most notable parts. Researchers hoping to find detailed information about her work with contraband, in schools for freedpeople, or for suffrage may find the day-to-day nature of this collection somewhat frustrating.
Description Emily Howland led a very interesting life, but she did not often comment on its most notable parts. Researchers hoping to find detailed information about her work with contraband, in schools for freedpeople, or for suffrage may find the day-to-day nature of this collection somewhat frustrating.
Research interest This collection includes the papers of Emily Howland (1827-1929), a Quaker educator and humanitarian who is particularly remembered for her work with freed slaves in the South. The collection contains correspondence, journals, other manuscripts, memorabilia, and images of Emily Howland and members of the Howland and Tallcot families. Topics covered include education, philanthropy, abolition, and women's rights.
Size 7 lf
Geographical location
Full collection description Home repository description for Emily Howland Family Papers
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
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