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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Papers of the Fay family, 1800-1967
Name/Creator
Fay family., creator
Fay, Amy, 1844-1928
Stone, Amy Fay, 1888-1953
Wright, Austin Tappan, 1883-1931
Wright, Margaret Garrad Stone, 1886-1937
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute
Language
English
Description
5.2 linear feet (12 + 1/2 file boxes) plus 4 photograph folders, 1 folio photograph folder.
Form/Genre
mixed material
Subject
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York ;  Rankin, Doris , 1887-1947 ;  Arliss, George , 1868-1946 ;  Barrymore, Lionel , 1878-1954 ;  Fay, Amy , 1844-1928 ;  Fay family ;  Fiske, Minnie Maddern , 1865-1932 ;  Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott) , 1896-1940 ;  Fitzgerald, Zelda , 1900-1948 ;  Hemingway, Ernest , 1899-1961 ;  Irwin, Wallace , 1876-1959 ;  James, Henry , 1843-1916 ;  Liszt, Franz , 1811-1886 ;  Lunt, Alfred ;  Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset) , 1874-1965 ;  McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) , 1870-1949 ;  Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) , 1880-1956 ;  Paderewski, Ignace Jan , 1860-1941 ;  Peirce, Fay , 1836-1923 ;  Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts) , 1884-1947 ;  Pichel, Irving , 1891-1954 ;  Seeger, Alan , 1888-1916 ;  Stone, Amy Fay , 1888-1953 ;  Tarkington, Booth , 1869-1946 ;  Williams, John D , approximately 1886-1941 ;  Woollcott, Alexander , 1887-1943 ;  Wright, Austin Tappan , 1883-1931 ;  Wright, Margaret Garrad Stone , 1886-1937 ;  Women's Philharmonic Society of New York. ;  Saranac Laboratory. ;  Actresses ;  Concerts -- Germany ;  Courtship ;  Music -- Instruction and study ;  Musicians ;  Pianists ;  Tuberculosis -- Treatment -- New York (State) ;  Women in the theater ;  Women musicians ;  Cambridge (Mass.) -- Social life and customs ;  Germany -- Social life and customs ;  New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

Category
Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800-1922

Note
Letters from Amy Fay to her family, especially her sisters (one of whom was Melusina Fay Peirce), including letters from Germany where she studied piano (1869-1875) with Tausig, Kullak, Liszt, and Deppe are in Series I. Included are descriptions of concerts from this period and later. Diaries, correspondence, and photographs of Amy Fay Stone provide information on theatrical life in New York and on the road in the 1910s and 1920s, and on life in the tuberculosis treatment center at Saranac Lake, New York. Series III consists of the courtship correspondence, 1910-1912, of Margaret Stone Wright and Austin Tappan Wright, and includes some photographs. Addenda to the collection documents Margaret Stone Wright's and Katherine Fay Stone's time in private schools in France and Belgium, genealogy of the Stone and Hopkins families, and Sylvia Wright Mitarachi's time as a student at Bryn Mawr.

Fay family members represented in this collection are Amy Fay, a pianist and the first president of the Women's Philharmonic Society of New York, and her two nieces, the actress Amy Fay Stone (whose stage name was Anne Faystone) and her sister, Margaret Stone Wright.

Materials in English.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00141

Fay Family Papers, 1800-1967. 78-M105--96-M100. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

German letters from Series I were published by Melusina Fay Peirce as Music Study in Germany (1880, re-issued 1965).


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