Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File

From Library of Congress Name Authority File

us: Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

  • [Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) was an American poet and social reformer.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Howe, Samuel Gridley, Mrs., 1819-1910
    • us: Ward, Julia, 1819-1910
    • us: J. W. H. (Julia Ward Howe), 1819-1910
    • us: H., J. W. (Julia Ward Howe), 1819-1910
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1819-05-27
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1910-10-17
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Portsmouth (R.I.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New England Women's Club
        • Organization: (naf) New England Woman's Suffrage Association (Boston, Mass.)
        • Organization: (naf) American Woman Suffrage Association
        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association
        • Organization: (naf) Association for the Advancement of Women
        • Organization: (naf) General Federation of Women's Clubs
        • Organization: (naf) Century Club of San Francisco
        • Source:
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Lyricists
            (lcsh) Abolitionists
              (lcsh) Suffragists
          • Sources

            • found: Her The Boatswain's whistle.
            • found: Woman's Peace Festival (1873). The Woman's Peace Festival, June 2, 1873, 1874: p. 5 (J. W. H.)
            • found: NUCMC files (Howe, Julia (Ward), 1819-1910; b. Julia Ward; Mrs. Samuel Gridley Howe)
            • found: WwWA, 1897-1942 (Howe, Julia Ward; 1819-1910; author; d. Samuel & Julia Rush (Cutler) Ward; m. Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe (d. 1876); w. husb. conducted Boston Commonwealth (anti-slavery) prior to Civil War; known for authorship of Battle Hymn of the Republic; after Civil War, active in women suffrage & prison ref.)
            • found: Literature Online, 28 December 2010 (born Julia Ward, New York City, 27 May 1819 ; died 17 October 1910 in Newport, Rhode Island)
            • found: NUCMC data from Perkins School for the Blind Archives for Her Collection, 1845-1992 (Julia Ward Howe was a prominent suffragist, author, and poet. She was married to Samuel Gridley Howe the founding director of the Perkins School for the Blind. Julia Ward Howe is best known as the author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic)
            • found: Wikipedia, 14 Feb. 2017 (Julia Ward Howe; b. 27 May 1819 in New York City; d. 17 Oct. 1910 in Portsmouth, RI; American poet and author, lyricist of The Battle Hymn of the Republic, advocate for abolitionism and a social activist, particularly for women's suffrage; lived and raised her children in Boston, MA)
            • found: Wikipedia, 14 Feb. 2017 (Oak Glen, Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island; Julia Ward Howe died here on 17 Oct. 1910)
          • LC Classification

            • PS2015-PS2018
          • General Notes

            • [Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) was an American poet and social reformer.]
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-06-09: new
            • 2017-02-15: revised
          • Alternate Formats