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Title
Papers of Ella Cabot Lyman, 1855-1934
Name/Creator
Cabot, Ella Lyman., creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Schlesinger
Language
English
Description
8.17 linear feet. (15 file boxes, 2 folio boxes) plus 2 folio+ folders, 6 photograph folders, 6 folio photograph folders, 1 folio+ photograph folder, 1 oversize photograph album.
Form/Genre
mixed material

Account books.

Journals (Notebooks)

Lecture notes.

Manuscripts (for publication)
Subject
Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary , 1822-1907 ;  Balch, Emily Greene , 1867-1961 ;  Brooks, John Graham , 1846-1938 ;  Cabot, Elizabeth Dwight , 1830-1901 ;  Cabot, Ella Lyman ;  Cabot, Hugh , 1872-1945 ;  Cabot, Richard C. (Richard Clarke) , 1868-1939 ;  Cabot family ;  Cavell, Edith , 1865-1915 ;  Coes, Mary , 1861-1913 ;  Comstock, Ada Louise ;  Dewing, Frances Rousmaniere ;  Follett, Mary Parker , 1868-1933 ;  Green family ;  Hazard, Caroline , 1856-1945 ;  Higginson, Ida Agassiz ;  Hocking family ;  Hodder, Jessie Donaldson , 1870-1931 ;  Kimball family ;  Lowell family ;  Lyman, Arthur T. (Arthur Theodore) , 1832-1915 ;  Lyman, Ella Lowell ;  Lyman family ;  McCormick, Ada Peirce ;  Morse, Frances Rollins , 1850-1928 ;  Nichols, Marian Clarke , 1873-1953 ;  O'Gorman, Alice , 1891?-1965 ;  Parkman, Francis , 1823-1893 ;  Perkins family ;  Royce, Josiah , 1855-1916 ;  Sears, Annie Lyman ;  Sears family ;  Sears, Mary Pratt , 1864-1928 ;  Sedgwick, Anne Douglas , 1873-1935 ;  Sedgwick, Ellery , 1872-1960 ;  Shaw, Pauline A. (Pauline Agassiz) , 1841-1917 ;  Steffens, Lincoln , 1866-1936 ;  Stockton, Lucy Witham , 1888-1953 ;  Whitehead, Alfred North , 1861-1947 ;  Winsor, Mary Pickard , 1860-1950 ;  Harvard University -- Faculty ;  King's Chapel (Boston, Mass.) ;  Radcliffe College. ;  Radcliffe College -- Alumni and alumnae ;  Christianity ;  Civil service reform ;  Courtship ;  Education ;  Ethics -- Study and teaching ;  Gardening ;  Home economics ;  Poetry ;  Psychology, Applied -- Study and teaching ;  Religious education ;  Sunday schools -- Massachusetts -- Boston ;  Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs ;  Cambridge (Mass.) -- Social life and customs ;  Europe -- Description and travel ;  West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

Category
Manuscripts and records

Harvard related

English

19 century

Individual reading

Note
Correspondence, journals, account books, manuscripts, drafts and notes for lectures, articles, photos, and books comprise the collection. Material on Cabot's family reflects daily life of the Boston elite. Her public activities are documented by her lectures and books on philosophy, ethics, education, psychology, and religion. Included are notes from her studies under Josiah Royce and a manuscript in Royce's hand. Also included is correspondence of her father, Arthur Theodore Lyman, written while he was traveling in Europe.

Author and educator, Ella Lyman Cabot was born into one prominent Boston family and married into another; her husband was Dr. Richard Clarke Cabot (1868-1939). She taught ethics and applied psychology at Boston private schools and directed the Sunday school at Unitarian King's Chapel. Cabot published seven books on ethics and childhood education and had privately printed a 3 volume biography of her parents.

Ella Lyman Cabot Papers. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

There is related material in the Cabot Family Papers (A-99), Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

There is related material in the Richard Clarke Cabot Papers, Harvard University Archives.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00485

Unpublished finding aid; see also Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library..., The Manuscript Inventories and the Catalogs...10v., (Boston: G.K. Hall, 1984)