Series 1: Correspondence Transcripts
Folder 1-5: Letters from Florence Nightingale, transcripts, 1845-1850
Folder 6: Letter from Theodore Parker, transcript, 1850
Folder 7: Letter from James Freeman Clark, transcript, 1865
Series 2: Original Correspondence
Folder 8: Letter from JWH to Dr. Parker, 1876
Folder 9: Note by JWH, n. d.
Series 3: Writings by JWH, 1861-1910
Folder 10: The Atlantic Monthly, 1861-1863
Folder 11a: Newspaper clippings, 1862-1909
Folder 11b: Newspaper clippings, 1917-1919
Folder 12: Annual Meeting of the New England Women’s Club, 1873
Folder 13: Poems, programs, articles, songs, 1881-1909
Folder 14: Songs of the War, Century Magazine, title written in JWH’s own handwriting on cover, 1887
Folder 15: Comments in Annual Reports of Kindergarten for the Blind, 1900-1904
Folder 16: JWH’s remarks at the Howe Memorial Exercises, 1908
Folder 17: Words of JWH at her last visit to Perkins, 1910
Folder 18: "The Greatest Men That I Have Known", The Delineator, n. d.
Folder 19: Memoir of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, 1876
Series 4: JWH Centenary, 1919
Folder 20-22: Papers and notes to E. E. Allen
Folder 23: Photocopies of clippings
Folder 24: Talk about JWH given by Mrs. Allen to the New England Women’s Club, n. d.
Series 5: Photographs and prints
Folder 25: Photographs and prints, first-day cover, and one small bouquet of pressed flowers with note from Julia Romana Howe, 7 items and 2 old mat boards.
Writings about JWH, clippings, oversize items
Folder 26: Mrs. Howe sits down with Mr. Carlyle, 1881 (2 copies)
Folder 27-29: Writings about JWH, clippings, 1850-1909
Folder 30-34: Writings about JWH, clippings, 1910
Folder 35-37: Writings about JWH, clippings, 1911-1918
Folder 38: Writings about JWH, clippings, 1920-1960
Box 3: Folder 39-40: Duplicate writings about JWH, clippings
Folder 41: Lexis-Nexis articles on JWH, printed 1987
Folder 42: Writings about JWH, clippings, 1979-1992
Oversize clippings box, mostly full newspaper articles, posters, magazine clippings, over 100 items.
Plaster relief sculpture of JWH by F. Skipp (original), n. d.
Plaster replica of plaster relief sculpture of JWH by F. Skipp, 2012
Mold of relief sculpture of JWH by F. Skipp, 2012
On display in Perkins’ Museum: Resin replica of Plaster relief sculpture of JWH by F. Skipp, n. d.
On display in Perkins’ Museum: Lace Cap. This cap was a signature accessory of Julia Ward Howe in her later years, and nearly every image of her portrays her wearing it. Donated by Howe family descendants.
Series 7: Books
Julia Ward Howe: girl of old New York, by Jean Brown Wagoner, 1945 (2 copies)
Julia Ward Howe 1819-1910, Vol. I and Vol. II, by Laura E. Richards and Maud Howe Elliot, has a letter from the publisher, pasted program from JWH memorial services, and handwritten note from unknown author inserted into Vol. I
Julia Ward Howe and the Woman Suffrage Movement, by Florence Howe Hall, 1913 (2 copies)
From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New, by JWH, 1898
Uncle Sam Ward and His Circle, by Maud Howe Elliot, 1938
Words for the Hour, by JWH, 1856
The Eleventh Hour in the Life of Julia Ward Howe, by Maud Howe, 1911
Reminiscences 1819-1899, by JWH, 1900
The World’s Own, by JWH, 1857
Later Lyrics, by JWH, 1887
Three Saints and a Sinner, by Louise Hall Tharp, 1956
Modern Society, by JWH, 1881
Margaret Fuller, by Julia Ward Howe, 1883