Margaret Sidney (Harriett Mulford Stone Lothrop) Papers
Scope and Content
Manuscripts, newspaper and magazine clippings, advertisements, correspondence, photographs, notebooks, inventories, memorabilia. The collection is arranged into manuscripts, short stories and published works, and D. Lothrop Co. and biographical materials. The will of Barnabas Mulford (ca. 1788) is included in Box 5 and well as letters from the Library of Congress concerning the donation of this collection, and information and clippings of their home, Wayside, which was previously owned by both Nathaniel Hawthorne and Louisa May Alcott.
The collection is open for research.
Novelist. Harriett M. Stone was born on June 22, 1844 in New Haven, Connecticut. Little was known about her until the 1880s when her story "Five Little Peppers and How They Grew" appeared in Wide Awake and she met and married the publisher of that magazine, Daniel Lothrop. Together they bought Nathaniel Hawthorne's home, The Wayside, in Concord, MA.
Besides her career writing for children (under the pen name Margaret Sidney) she also founded the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution in 1895 and was active in historic preservation in Concord, Massachusetts.
1.75 Linear feet (5 Boxes)
Language of Materials
Manuscripts, short stories, published works, biographical materials, and other papers created by or related to the novelist Margaret Sidney (Harriett Mulford Stone Lothrop).
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- November 2004
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