Mary Hartwell Catherwood

Mary Hartwell Catherwood Letters
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013


Biographical Note:

Mary Hartwell Catherwood was born Mary Hartwell, December 16, 1847, in Ohio.  She was an author known for historical romances set in Canada and “local color” stories set in the Midwestern United States.  She married James Steele Catherwood between 1860 and 1870, and together they had two children.  Catherwood died December 26, 1902, in Chicago.


“Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922.”  Ancestry.  Accessed June 5, 2013.
“Mary Hartwell Catherwood grave.”  Find a Grave.  Accessed June 5, 2013.
National Archives and Records Administration.  “1880, 1900 U.S. Census.”  Ancestry.  Accessed May 29, 2013.
Smith, Virginia H.  Finding Aid.  Mary Hartwell Catherwood papers.  Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.  The Newberry Library.

Scope and Content:

This collection contains two letters from Mary Hartwell Catherwood to an unknown recipient.

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Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1. 

1891, Jan. 28 Letter from Catherwood to Dear Madam
1891, Mar. 21 Letter from Catherwood to Dear Madam

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1891
Provenance:  Purchased, 1965
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 7-12-2013