Letters sent by Martha Osgood and letters sent and received by others

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

undated

Location Note

Folder 11

GUSN

GUSN-173152

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Description

This folder contains five letters, including one sent by Martha Osgood to her sister Rebecca Usher which describes the house of James and Annie Fields at 148 Charles Street, its furnishings, and the luncheon Osgood enjoyed there. Also included is a letter to Annie Fields from Charles Eliot Norton in which he discusses a slanderous attack on James Russell Lowell following his death.

Details

Descriptive Terms

personal correspondence

Physical Description

5 items

Collection Code

MS030

Collection Name

Martha Usher Osgood papers

Reference Code

MS030.005.01

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Norton, Charles Eliot (Correspondent)
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 (Correspondent)
Osgood, Martha Usher, 1823- (Correspondent)
Lloyd, Anna (Correspondent)

Material Type

personal correspondence

Other People

Usher, Rebecca, 1821-1919
Fields, Annie, 1834-1915
Leighton, Frances
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

Subjects

Charles Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

File part

Location Note

Folder 11