Sources Consulted – Mary E. Parkman

  • Argersinger, Jana L. and Phyllis Cole, eds. Toward a Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 2014.
  • Cabot, Elizabeth Dwight. Letters of Elizabeth Cabot. Vol. 1. Boston: privately printed, 1905. Google Books.
  • Crawford, Mary Caroline. Famous Families of Massachusetts. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1930. Google Books.
  • “Death Records, 1841-1915.” Database. Ancestry.com. Entry for Mary E. Parkman Dwight, 8 December 1879.
  • Doughty, Howard. “The Dark Years: Eclipse and Recovery.” In Francis Parkman. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983.
  • Dwight, Benjamin W. The History of the Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, Mass. New York: John F. Trow & Son, Printers and Bookbinders, 1874. Internet Archive.
  • Eidson, John Olin. “A Harvard Book of Charades, 1839.” The New England Quarterly 22, no. 3 (1949): 397-99. doi:10.2307/361317.
  • Fox, Eric L. “‘Clever Boston sisters, eminent and trenchant’: Class, gender, and the role of women among the nineteenth-century Boston Brahmins.” PhD diss., Northern Illinois University, 2011.
  • Jacobs, Wilbur R. Francis Parkman, Historian as Hero: The Formative Years. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.
  • Kaledin, Eugenia. “Growing Up in New England.” In The Education of Mrs. Henry Adams 2nd Ed. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994.
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot. Early Memories Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1913.
  • Moore, Frank. “What Sanitary Laborers Have Accomplished.” In Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice. Chicago: R. C. Treat, 1868. 571-596. Women and Social Movements in the U.S. Database.
  • Parkman, Mary Eliot. Hymns for Young Children. Boston: privately printed, 1895. Hathitrust.
  • Parsons, Sarah E. History of the Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses. Boston: Whitcomb & Barrows, 1922. Internet Archive.
  • Records of the Home For Little Wanderers, Industrial School for Girls, 1861-1871, Secretary Records, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Sanborn, Frank B. “The Origin and Dignity of Trained Nursing.” The American Journal of Nursing 11 (Sep. 1911): 1011-1018. Accessed February 14, 2017.
  • Schriftgiesser, Karl. The Gentleman from Massachusetts: Henry Cabot Lodge. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1944. Internet Archive.
  • Schwager, Sally. “Taking up the Challenge: The Origins of Radcliffe.” In Yards and Gates: Gender in Harvard and Radcliffe History, ed. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, 87-116.
  • Secretary Records, 1861-1871. The Home for Little Wanderers Collection. Howard Gotlieb Archives, Boston University.
  • Silk Damask. “Mary Eliot Dwight’s 1849 Wedding Slippers: Vaughan Homestead, Maine.” April 6, 2013. Accessed February 14, 2017. http://www.silkdamask.org/2013/04/mary-eliot-dwights-1849-wedding.html.
  • “Social Science Meeting.” Boston Liberator. October 13, 1865. Accessed February 26, 2017.Genealogy Bank.
  • Story, Ronald. The Forging of an Aristocracy: Harvard & the Boston Upper Class, 1800-1870. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1980.
  • Suffolk County Probate Court. Will Papers. “Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991.” Digital Images. Ancestry.com. Entry for Mary Eliot Parkman, 13 Nov 1879.
  • U.S. Census (1850, 1870), Beverly, MA; Boston, MA (www.ancestry.com).
  • “U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885.” Database. Ancestry.com. Entry for Mary E. Parkman, December 1879.
  • “U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.” Database. Ancestry.com. NARA Series Passport Applications, 1795-1905. Dec 26, 1861, to Mar 3, 1862. National Archives, Washington, D.C.