Adams, Hannah (1755-1831)

2 October 1755 – 15 December 1831


Image Information:

Photographer: Unknown
Source: NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library

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Pertinent Archives:

New England Historic Genealogical Society (3 feet of correspondence and diaries)(

Schlesinger Library (letters about herself and Boston life) (

Legacy References:

Everton, Michael J. “The Courtesies of Authorship: Hannah Adams and Authorial Ethics in the Early Republic.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 1-21. [MUSE] [GW] [LION]

Everton, Michael. “Review of Gary D. Schmidt’s A Passionate Usefulness: The Life and Literary Labors of Hannah Adams.” Legacy 22.2 (2005): 203-04. [LION]

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