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This collection consists of original correspondence and other secondary source material on Hannah More, gathered by Mary Alden Hopkins in the course of her research for the book Hannah More and Her Circle (1947). Materials include original outgoing letters from and incoming letters to Hannah More, typescripts of letters in this collection, copies and transcripts of More letters and materials held by other institutions, correspondence between Hopkins and various scholars and librarians, and three early works by More from Hopkins' collection (the majority of Hopkins' Hannah More book collection has been at Barnard College since 1975).
Mary Alden Hopkins was born in Bangor, Maine on January 13, 1876 to Mary Allen Webster and George H. Hopkins. She attended the University of Maine and Wellesley College; she later received an M.A. from Columbia University. After finishing at Columbia, Hopkins continued to live in New York and was a vocal member of various progressive activist groups, regularly writing on topics such as female suffrage, labor and dress reform, birth control, pacifism and vegetarianism. Her magazine work was published in a variety of periodicals, from the socialist journal The Masses, to mainstream popular magazines like Scribner's, to major newspapers like The New York Times. During World War I, Hopkins was a member of the New York City branch of the Woman's Peace Party, and co-wrote antiwar articles for their magazine, Four Lights, which the US Postal Service refused to deliver after the US Department of Justice branded two of its issues as traitorous because of their vehement antiwar stance.
1.04 Linear feet (3 boxes)
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