Child, Lydia Maria
11 February 1802 – 7 July 1880
Source: Princeton University, Manuscripts Division
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American Antiquarian Society (correspondence, mostly to Marianne Cabot Devereux Silsbee) (http://www.americanantiquarian.org/)
American Philosophical Society (correspondence with Susan Lesley) (http://www.amphilsoc.org/)
Atlanta University, Trevor Arnett Library, Negro Collection (correspondence) (http://www.auctr.edu/collections/archives-collections.asp)
Barnard College Library (correspondence and/or manuscripts) (http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library/)
Boston Public Library (antislavery manuscripts and correspondence) (http://www.bpl.org/)
California State University, Long Beach, Library (pamphlets written about slavery) (http://www.csulb.edu/library/)
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (correspondence) (http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/rbml/)
Cornell University, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (unpublished manuscript of “Woman Pioneers in Democracy” with an essay on Child) (http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/collections/cuhist.html)
Essex Institute (letters to Samuel Johnson) (http://www.essexinstitute.com/)
Fruitlands Museums (letters to George Willis Cooke) (http://www.fruitlands.org/)
The Huntington Library (correspondence with James Thomas Fields) (http://www.huntington.org/)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (correspondence, primarily to John Greenleaf Whittier, as well as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and John Curtis Underwood) (http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/)
Massachusetts Historical Society (http://www.masshist.org/welcome/)
Medford Historical Society, Medford, MA (http://www.medfordhistorical.org/)
Milton Ross Collection, Corona del Mar, CA
The New Jersey Historical Society (correspondence regarding Raritan Bay Union and Eagleswood Military Academy) (http://www.jerseyhistory.org/)
The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives (correspondence with William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin; letters to Ellis Gray Loring; letters to Francis G. Shaw and his wife; other correspondence and manuscripts) (http://www.nypl.org)
New-York Historical Society (correspondence and manuscript article) (http://www.nyhistory.org)
Sarah Lawrence College Library (Mother’s Book  by Child) (http://www.slc.edu/library/)
Schlesinger Library (correspondence, mostly to Louisa Loring, Ellis Gray Loring, and Anna Loring, and receipts; letter on Child’s death from sister-in-law; correspondence with Harriet Goodhue Hosmer and Alma Lutz) (http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/)
Smith College, Neilson Library, Rare Book Room (letters and/or manuscripts) (http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/rarebook/)
Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection (autograph letters) (http://www.smith.edu/libraries/ssc/)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston, MA (http://www.bostongardens.com/bostongardens/links_detail.cfm?id=2813)
University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library (letters to Ellis Gray Loring and his wife and daughter, relating to her work as editor of National Anti-Slavery Standard) (http://www.clements.umich.edu/)
Wayland Historical Society (correspondence, pamphlets, photos, and books) (http://wayhistsoc.home.comcast.net/~wayhistsoc/whs/index.htm)
Wellesley College Archives (correspondence with Anne Whitney) (http://www.wellesley.edu/Library/Archives)
Wilkes College Library (brief items by Child) (http://www.wilkes.edu/pages/659.asp)
Child, Lydia Maria. Legacy Reprint: “Hilda Silfverling.” [In Fact and Fiction, 1846]. Legacy 2.2 (1985): 45-53.
Hoeller, Hildegard. “Review of Carolyn Sorisio’s Fleshing Out America: Race, Gender, and the Politics of the Body in American Literature, 1833-1879.” Legacy 21.1 (2004): 109-10. [LION]
Holland, Patricia G. Legacy Profile: “Lydia Maria Child.” Legacy 5.2 (1988): 45-53.
Karcher, Carolyn L. “Patriarchal Society and Matriarchal Family in Irving’s ‘Rip Van Winkle’ and Child’s ‘Hilda Silfverling.'” Legacy 2.2 (1985): 31-44.
Marshall, Ian. “Heteroglossia in Lydia Maria Child’s Hobomok.” Legacy 10.1 (1993): 1-16.
Mielke, Laura L. “Sentiment and Space in Lydia Maria Child’s Native American Writings, 1824-1870.” Legacy 21.2 (2004): 172-92.[MUSE]
Sherrard-Johnson, Cherene. “Review of Eva Allegra Raimon’s The “Tragic Mulatta” Revisited: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Antislavery Fiction and Teresa C. Zackodnik’s The “Tragic Mulatta” Revisited: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Antislavery Fiction/The Mulatta and the Politics of Race.” Legacy 23.2 (2006): 206-07. [LION]
Sofer, Naomi Z. “Review of Deborah Barker’s Aesthetics and Gender in American Literature: Portraits of the Woman Artist and Linda M. Grasso’s The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820-1860.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 211-12. [GW][LION]
Streeby, Shelley. “Review of Etsuko Taketani’s US women writers and the discourses of colonialism, 1825-1861.” Legacy 22.1 (2005): 74-5. [LION]
Sweet, Nancy F. “Dissent and the Daughter in A New England Tale and Hobomok.” Legacy 22.2 (2005): 107-25. [MUSE]
Zagarell, Sandra A. Review of Rutgers University Press American Women Writers Series. Legacy 4.2 (1987): 62-66.