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Beecher family

Works: 87 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 8,209 library holdings
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Thomson-Kinney collection by Sara Thomson Kinney( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copies of correspondence of descendants of Lyman Beecher (1775-1863), of Hartford, Conn., and from Samuel Langhorne Clemens; together with ms., of Clemens's address (1886 or 1887) to the Army and Navy Club, Hartford, and his letter to the editor of Atlantic Monthly; and literary mss. of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) from the text of Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Beecher family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence (chiefly 1826-1860), written primarily by educator Catharine Beecher (1800-1878) and clergymen Edward Beecher (1803-1895) and Lyman Beecher (1775-1863), relating to family matters, Christian theological issues, and teaching, especially women's education; sermons; lecture notes; and biographical material. Correspondents include Zilpah Grant Banister, Mary Lyon, Theodore Dwight Weld, and Beecher family members
Beecher family papers by Beecher (Family)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence between Mary Ward Beecher and Louis H.D. Crane; Mary's letters to her friends and relatives, a volume of her poetry, 3 sermons and poem by William Henry Beecher, miscellaneous letters, family photographs and ephemera
Beecher, Bartram, and related family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An organic collection of the personal, professional, and family papers, 1773-2006, of Norman Buckingham Beecher (born 1923) and his wife Nancy Bartram Beecher (residents of Concord, Massachusetts), including papers and materials relating to the ancestors of each of them. Series I. Norman Buckingham Beecher papers, 1923-2006: This series includes a range of material -- especially correspondence -- on topics of particular interest to Norman Beecher (born 1923), among them: sex education; birth control; alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; the German concentration camps of World War II; the Vietnam War; race and gender issues; religion; abortion; population control; systems thinking; civil defense; and environmental issues. The topical files in Series I also contain material relating to Mr. Beecher's institutional and organizational involvements and interests (Asheville School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wellesley Institute for Foreign Students, American Field Service, fraternities Phi Delta Theta and Alpha Chi Sigma, Stowe-Day Foundation and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, World Refugee Committee for Massachusetts, Tufts Center for Environmental Management, David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Concord's Year 2000 Celebrations Committee, Village University -- an adult educational program through Concord-Carlisle Adult and Continuing Education, in which Mr. Beecher participated as a teacher, and Concord's Trinity Episcopal Church). The series holds documentation of: his military service in World War II; wartime and post-war Germany; the Beechers' membership in the Evangelical Union Church of Pera in Istanbul; and Norman Beecher's real estate holdings in Concord and elsewhere. It also features Mr. Beecher's baby book, early trip diaries, school compositions, passports, material relating to his sister Ann and son Norman ("Bucky"), and typescript and photocopied printed versions of his book Pre-Meditated Life. The subseries containing separately filed correspondence includes mixed personal, professional, and opinion-related letters dating from 1931 to 2006. Correspondents cover a broad gamut: politicians and public servants (George W. Bush, Thomas Menino, Edward M. Kennedy, John F. Kerry, Cory Atkins, James Earl Carter, Jr., William Jefferson Clinton, Albert Gore, Marty Meehan, Hillary Clinton, Paul E. Tsongas, Edward W. Brooke, Olympia Snowe, and others); family (parents Norman B. and Miriam W. Beecher; siblings; Nancy Bartram -- during the Beechers' courtship days -- and later wife Nancy Bartram Beecher; grandmother Mrs. W.B. Woolley; Aunt Ruth); numerous friends, among them John Morgan Holden, Priscilla Perry, Patricia Peare, Kellogg Smith, Elizabeth -- "Betsy"--Burns and Pomona -- "Pony" -- Davidson; son Norman and daughter-in-law Dawn. Correspondence and related materials generated by the Beechers' involvement with the Near East College Association and Robert College in Istanbul are also found in this subseries. The subseries reflecting Norman Beecher's professional life includes many scientific articles he co-authored or authored; some scientific articles by others; certificates; material relating to patents; material relating to Mr. Beecher's employment at Ledgemont Laboratory (Kennecott Copper Corporation), the National Research Corporation, and Tufts University; and material relating to job searches (by Norman Beecher and others). Series I also includes a dozen books from Norman Beecher's library -- yearbooks, titles related to his military service (among them Deutschland Erwacht, which documents the Nazi rise to power in Germany), and a few miscellaneous titles, two of them histories of Clearwater, Florida and Asheville, North Carolina. Series II. Nancy Elizabeth Bartram Beecher papers, 1927-2006: This series holds items relating to Nancy Bartram Beecher's education at Northfield Seminary (Northfield/Mount Hermon), Wellesley College, and Harvard University Extension School, and reflecting her subsequent association with Northfield and Wellesley. It includes college research and term papers, her Wellesley College scrapbook and her Harvard University Extension thesis (Feminism: A Quest for Self-Determination). It also documents (through correspondence, reports, speeches, clippings, and other materials) Mrs. Beecher's professional and public service activities: her membership on the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission during the Sargent administration (including legal documents generated by the case Castro v. Beecher); her teaching public policy at Suffolk University; her long membership in the League of Women Voters; her service on the General Committee for the 1975 celebration in Concord of the bicentennial of the Concord Fight and on the Concord Board of Selectmen; board membership on the United Community Planning Corporation, the Episcopal Divinity School, and Concord Alternative Residence, Inc.; and associations with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, the Concord Fair Housing Committee, the Save Your Town Meeting Committee/Coalition to Preserve Town Meeting, and other organizations. Dating from 1940 to 2005, the personal correspondence of Nancy Beecher includes letters primarily to and from family and friends. Among her personal papers: her baby book; a childhood diary; several early writing attempts (a botany notebook, autobiography, and vacation newspaper); date books; manuscript and typescript poetry and original artwork by Mrs. Beecher; her passports; magazine articles about her (including a feature article about her in the May 25, 1948 image of Look); photographs; material relating to the bankruptcy of the Waverly Trading Co. (Mrs. Beecher was a creditor); and a history of Nitro, West Virginia. Series III. Papers of the parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents of Norman Buckingham Beecher and of the parents of Nancy Bartram Beecher, 1837-2001: Series III includes papers of Norman Buckingham Beecher (1877-1965) and his wife Miriam Woolley Beecher. Among them: family and professional correspondence; legal, financial, investment, tax, and insurance material; photographs; diaries; school compositions; documents relating to Norman B. Beecher's work as a lawyer, on the International Maritime Committee, on legal proceedings regarding the liability of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company for the steamship Titanic disaster, on the Oil Division of the United States Fuel Administration, and as Admiralty Counsel to the Shipping Board; a Woolley family clipping scrapbook; obituaries and memorial items; and miscellaneous other documents and ephemera. It also holds some papers of the parents -- George B. and Anne (Nannie) O'Hara Beecher -- of Norman B. Beecher (born 1877) and of his grandparents, George and Sarah Sturges Buckingham Beecher (property, finance, tax, and probate items; compositions; items relating to livestock ownership). Papers of Thomas Walsh Bartram and Mildred Shelling Bartram -- Nancy Bartram Beecher's parents -- are also represented in Series III. Thomas W. Bartram material includes: an inventory of family papers; baptismal and confirmation records; baby books; military service documents; marriage certificate; clippings; a mortgage document; a will; a typescript poem; letters by T.W. Bartram to parents; material relating to patents; Masonic membership certificate; and photographs. Mildred S. Bartram material includes: birth and church-issued marriage certificates; order of marriage service; wedding invitation and announcement; will; recollections; real estate document; and letters
Saints, sinners and Beechers by Lyman Beecher Stowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

David Beecher (1738-1805) was the son of Nathaniel Beecher. He was a blacksmith in New Haven, Connecticut. David had 5 wifes and 12 kids. Lyman Beecher (1775-1863) was David's son by his 3rd wife Esther Lyman. Lyman grew up with his Aunt and Uncle in Guilford, Conn. He married Roxana Foote and was a minister
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