Fuller, Margaret (1810 – 1850)

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23 May 1810 – 19 July 1850

Image Information:

Date: about 1842
Source: The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
Link: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/

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Author Society:

The Margaret Fuller Society (http://mendota.english.wisc.edu/~jasteele/)

Pertinent Archives:

American Antiquarian Society (Anna Gale’s 1837-38 journal with impressions of her teacher, Fuller) (http://www.americanantiquarian.org/)

Boston Public Library (poems, brief manuscripts, letters to friends, extracts from diaries concerning Fuller, and correspondence pertaining to Thomas Wentworth Higginson’s 1884 biography of Fuller) (http://www.bpl.org/)

Cornell University, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (unpublished manuscript “Woman Pioneers in Democracy” with section on Fuller) (http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/collections/cuhist.html)

Fruitlands Museums (correspondence, a letter from Fuller’s mother to T. Hicks, fragments of Fuller’s journal c. 1844) (http://www.fruitlands.org/)

Middlebury College, Abernethy Collection of American Literature (correspondence and drafts of women including Fuller) (http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lis/about/library_info/special_collections/collections/abernethy/)

The New Jersey Historical Society (correspondence with Raritan Bay Union and Eagleswood Military Academy) (http://www.jerseyhistory.org/)

Schlesinger Library (notebook containing Caroline Healey’s abstracts of 1841 “conversations” of Fuller on Greek mythology, correspondence, teacher’s notes, photo, copy of 1901 memorial service with comments) (http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/)

Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection (biographical data, reviews, clippings, and articles on women including Fuller) (http://www.smith.edu/libraries/ssc/)

Stanford University Libraries, Manuscripts Division (letters to Georgiana Bruce) (http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/mss/index.html)

State Historical Society of Wisconsin (writings on Fuller by Clara Dorothy Bewick Colby) (http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/)

University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library, Manuscripts Division (letters) (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/msscat.html)



Legacy References:


Avallone, Charlene. “Review of Charles Copper’s Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume 1: The Private Years.” Legacy12.2 (1995): 153-54.

Belasco, Susan. “Review of Jeffrey Steele’s Transfiguring America: Myth, Ideology, and Mourning in Margaret Fuller’s Writing.” Legacy19.2 (2002): 256. [GW]

Belasco, Susan. “‘The animating influence of Discord’: Margaret Fuller in 1884.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 76-93. [GW] [LION]

Berkson, Dorothy. “Review of ed. Robert N. Hudspeth’s The Letters of Margaret Fuller Vols. 1-5.” Legacy 5.2 (1988): 64-66.

Gilbert, Katherine. “Review of Bell Gale Chevigny’s The Woman and the Myth: Margaret Fuller’s Life and Writings.” Legacy 14.1 (1997): 69. [GW] [LION]

Glasser, Leah Blatt. “Review of eds. Joyce W. Warren and Margaret Dickie’s Challenging Boundaries: Gender and Periodization and ed. Monika M. Elbert’s Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830-1930.” Legacy 18.2 (2001): 245-7. [GW] [LION]

Harris, Sharon M. “Review of Elaine Showalter’s Sister’s Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women’s Writing.” Legacy 10.2 (1993): 142-43.

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]

Kolodny, Annette. “Margaret Fuller’s First Depiction of Indians and the Limits on Social Protest: An Exercise in Women’s Studies Pedagogy.” Legacy 18.1 (2001): 1-20. [MUSE] [GW] [LION]

Philippon, Daniel J. “Review of Tina Gianquitto’s “Good Observers of Nature”: American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World, 1820-1885.” Legacy 25.2 (2008): 334-35. [LION]

Reynolds, Guy. “Review of Susan J. Rosowski’s Birthing a Nation: Gender, Creativity, and the West in American Literature.” Legacy18.1 (2001): 116-17. [GW] [LION]

Ritchie, Amanda. “Margaret Fuller’s First Conversation Series: A Discovery in the Archives.” Legacy 18.2 (2001): 216-31. [MUSE][GW] [LION]

Sorisio, Carolyn. “Review of ed. Karen L. Kilcup’s Soft Canons: American Women Writers and Masculine Tradition.” Legacy 17.2 (2000): 229. [GW] [LION]

Steele, Jeffrey. The Many Faces of Margaret Fuller Legacy 27.1 (2010): 198-205. [MUSE] [GW] [LION]

Steele, Jeffrey. “Review of ed. Marie Mitchell Oleson Urbanski’s Margaret Fuller: Visionary of the New Age.” Legacy 13.2 (1996): 154-55.

Steele, Jeffrey. “Review of Margaret Fuller’s These Sad but Glorious Days: Dispatches from Europe, 1846-1850.” Legacy 10.1 (1993): 59-60.

Tonkovich, Nicole. “Traveling in the West, Writing in the Library: Margaret Fuller’s Summer on the Lakes.” Legacy 10.2 (1993): 72-102.

Voeller, Carey R. “Review of Annamaria Formichella Elsden’s Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing.” Legacy 25.1 (2008): 170-71. [LION]

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