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The Hartford Female Seminary: 1824–1827

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

It is fitting that Harriet Beecher made her entrance into Hartford at the same time as Lafayette, for she was embarking on a republican experiment in women's education. Catharine Beecher's Hartford ... More


Year of Decision: 1827–1828

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The emotional turmoil Harriet Beecher experienced in 1827 was felt by many young women of her time when they embarked upon the world freighted with a well-stocked mind, a sense of social duty, and no ... More


A Republic of Women: 1829–1832

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The educational priorities of Catharine Beecher's Hartford Female Seminary were the building of character, the cultivation of the intellect, and the proper preparation of young ... More


The West: 1832–1833

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Ward Beecher was a student at Amherst College when he received the news from Harriet Beecher that Catharine Beecher and their father, Lyman Beecher, had gone out to Cincinnati to assess the ... More


Clemens and Twichell

Peter Messent

in Mark Twain and Male Friendship: The Twichell, Howells, and Rogers Friendships

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391169
eISBN:
9780199866656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391169.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The chapter tells the story of the Clemens‐Twichell relationship and the switch in their relative social authority and celebrity that occurred as Clemens became famous. Some illustration is given of ... More


Clemens, Twichell, and Religion

Peter Messent

in Mark Twain and Male Friendship: The Twichell, Howells, and Rogers Friendships

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391169
eISBN:
9780199866656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391169.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores the ways in which the belief systems of American Protestant religion were changing in these years, and what Twichell's relation was to such change. It examines the religious ... More


Mike Compton

Harry Bolick, Tony Russell, T. DeWayne Moore, Joyce A. Cauthen, and David Evans

in Fiddle Tunes from Mississippi: Commercial and Informal Recordings, 1920-2018

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835796
eISBN:
9781496835833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835796.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

Mike Compton (1956- ), bluegrass mandolinist extraordinaire, was born in Meridian, Mississippi, in 1956. While he was growing up, he was the only musician in his family; however, on his paternal ... More


Twelve Gates to the City

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes 12 great black urban churches with outstanding programs on a scale grand enough to make their cities more livable. That is, they have used their financial resources to ... More


The Beecher Sisters

Barbara A. White

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099270
eISBN:
9780300127638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099270.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a joint biography of the famous Beecher sisters, who lived and worked in nineteenth-century America. Daughters of the well-known evangelist Lyman Beecher, the three sisters, who were not ... More


The Dissenters: Baptists and Congregationalists in a Separatist World

S. Scott Rohrer

in Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833728
eISBN:
9781469604305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895870_rohrer.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines two dissenting congregations—one Baptist, one Puritan—to explain how internal conflict contributed to mobility. It notes that the Shrewsbury church, founded by a group of ... More


They Love to Watch Us Dance: Exposing the Mask in Black Living Newspapers

Kate Dossett

in Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654423
eISBN:
9781469654447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654423.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

The evolving relationship between Black performers, and white and Black spectators, is central to the story of Black federal theatre. Chapter 2 examines what happens when Black performance and white ... More


Introduction: Maria W. Stewart Her Life and Thought

Kristin Waters

in Maria W. Stewart and the Roots of Black Political Thought

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836748
eISBN:
9781496836731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836748.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In this introduction, Waters discusses the scope of this book. Exploring the life and thought of Maria W. Stewart, Waters considers first Stewart’s earliest years, then her move from Hartford to ... More


God-Consciousness

Sigvard von Sicard

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The spirit of Africa was imbibed by von Sicard, who grew up there and studied in South Africa before moving on to Uppsala, Hartford, and Cairo. The journey is marked by figures like Tor Andrae, F.A. ... More


Securing New Orleans

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In early 1862 David Dixon Porter convinced Navy Secretary Gideon Welles and the Lincoln administration to run a squadron of seagoing warships past the forts defending New Orleans and secure that ... More


Lydia Sigourney in the Land of Steady Habits

Gretchen Murphy

in New England Women Writers, Secularity, and the Federalist Politics of Church and State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198864950
eISBN:
9780191897382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864950.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s early writing (Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse and Sketch of Connecticut) and her life writing to understand her projects of affiliating with ... More


Three Struggling Patriarchs

Ava Chamberlain

in The Notorious Elizabeth Tuttle: Marriage, Murder, and Madness in the Family of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723722
eISBN:
9780814723739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723722.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the migration of William Edwards and his mother, Anne, from their modest east London home to Hartford, Connecticut, where Richard Edwards was born. In December 1625, Anne ... More


Southern Processes of Planetary Urbanization in Hartford

Garth Myers

in Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter one examines historical processes of urbanization, with the focus on Hartford, seen from indigenous, postcolonial, Caribbean and African/African-American re-mappings of its metropolitan ... More


Urban Politics and Policy in a Southern Urban Planet

Garth Myers

in Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the urban studies literatures on urban politics and policy mobilities, from postcolonial southern perspectives. Analysis of urban politics is in flux within global urban ... More


The Great Patent Grab

Jonathan M. Barnett

in The Battle over Patents: History and Politics of Innovation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197576151
eISBN:
9780197576199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576151.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

From the late 1930s through the 1970s, the US innovation economy operated under a weak patent regime. This patent-skeptical climate was best illustrated by antitrust enforcement actions resulting in ... More


An Armageddon of Righteousness: Integration for Justice, 1975–Present

Zoë Burkholder

in An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 documents a new and transformative vision of school integration that blended Black nationalist ideals of self-determination with the goal of racially diverse and inclusive schools. Black ... More


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