Caroline Alden Huling papers
MSHuli68

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Huling, Caroline Alden, 1856-1941
Title
Caroline Alden Huling papers
ID
MSHuli68
Date [inclusive]
1873-1941
Extent
3.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
Caroline Alden Huling was a writer, editor, and publisher. She was also a founder and prominent member of many organizations. This collection contains material that relate to Huling's career as a writer and publisher. Additional material documents her political activities and genealogical research.

Preferred Citation

Caroline Alden Huling papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

Caroline Alden Huling (1856-1941) was a writer, editor, and publisher. She published "The Bookseller" and edited many newsletters such as "Social Progress", "The Stylus", and "The Sentinel". She was the author of the novels, The Courage of Her Convictions and Letters of a Business Woman to Her Niece.

Huling was also a founder and prominent member of many organizations. She was a founding member of the Illinois Woman's Press Association (IWPA) in 1885. She also founded the Midwest chapter of Alden Kindred of America in 1912. She was the first woman in New York to be appointed a notary public and the first woman elected to office in the National Editorial Association. She was involved in the suffrage and temperance movements. She was an active member of many other societies as well, namely the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Hugenot Society of Pennsylvania, the Institute of American Genealogy, the Woman's City Club of Chicago, and the Society of Midland Authors.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains the newsletter that Huling published, "The Bookseller", and newsletters that she edited, such as "Social Progress" and "The Stylus". Materials that document her political activities and her genealogical research are also contained in this collection. Additional material consists of books, writings, ribbons, artifacts, correspondences, photographs, certificates, newspaper clippings, and advertisements. The majority of the material falls in the period between 1873 and 1941.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives December 2005

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Alden Kindred of America, Inc..

Personal Name(s)

  • Huling, Caroline Alden, 1856-1941 -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Authors, American -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
  • Midwest Women's History.
  • Women publishers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Caroline Alden Huling 

Box Folder

The Bookseller- v. 1 no. 5, v. 5 no. 8, v. 8 no. 9, v. 10 no. 4, v. 11 no. 6, v. 13 no. 7, advertisement, 1896-1911 

1 1

The Courage of Her Convictions- correspondence, advertisements, reviews, 1895-1896 

1 2

Dickey, Francis-three articles with photographs, undated 

1 3

Illinois Woman's Press Association: Prominent Women of Illinois, undated 

1 4

Illinois Women's Press Association- speech, articles, poem, 1909; 1924-1933 

1 5

Johnson, Carrie Ashton: "Catherine Waugh McCulloch..."- article, photograph, undated 

1 6

Justitia- v 1 no 2, no 4-5, no 7-9, no 13, 1887-1888 

1 7

Justitia- correspondence, advertisement, 1887-1889 

1 8

National Editorial Association- letter, program, speech, 1892-1914 

1 9

Newman, Anna "Taking Up a Claim in the West.."- article, photographs, undated 

1 10

Social Progress- v 4 no 7-12, 1920 

1 11

Social Progress- v 5 no 1-6, 1921 

1 12

Social Progress- v 5 no 7-12, 1921 

1 13

Social Progress- v 6 no 1-5, v 7 no 2, 1921-1923 

1 14

Social Progress- advertising fliers, undated 

1 15

Spare Moments- v 1 no 1-3, no 9; v 2 no 4, 1904-1906 

1 16

Straub, Mary A. Gateway to the Beautiful- Justitia Publishing Co., 1911 

1 17

Stylus- v 2 no 9, v 3 no 5, v 4 no 1; letter, 1904-1908 

1 18

Thar, Ben "Rhyme of the Sentimental Tramp", undated 

1 19

Who's Who Among North American Authors- page proof, 1933 

1 20

Writings: "Colonel Newspaper Women"- autograph manuscript and notes, undated 

1 21

Writings: "Editing a Country Weekly"- journal article, undated 

1 22

Writings: Land of Promise and Golden Opportunity- monograph foreword, 1905 

2 23

Writings: Letters of a Business Woman to Her Niece- signed, presentation copy, 1906 

2 24

Writings: Letters of a Business Woman to Her Niece- letter, advertisements, 1906 

2 25

Writings: "Universal Brotherhood"- autograph manuscript, June 1889 

2 26

Alden Kindred of America, Inc.- book, letter, poem, 1926-1932 

2 27

Alden Kindred of America, Inc., Midwest Chapter- article, bulletins, menus, 1913-1928 

2 28

Certificates: Caroline Alden Huling- school, teaching, elections official, notary public, 1898-1924 

2 29

Clippings- family members, 1918-1941 

2 30

Correspondence- family, 1885-1940 

2 31

Photographs: Caroline Alden Huling ca. 1873-1934 

2 32

Blake, Lillie Devereux Woman's Place Today- monograph, 1883 

2 33

Clippings- miscellaneous, 1937 

2 34

Cook County Woman Suffrage Association- membership list, flier, undated 

2 35

Correspondence- miscellaneous, 1890 

2 36

Gardener, Helen Pray You Sir, Whose Daughter, undated 

2 37

Gordon, Elizabeth Putnam Women Torch Bearers- annotated monograph, 1924 

2 38

Illinois Women's Alliance- report, 1890 

2 39

Photographs: Mr. and Mrs. S. Downey and Washington D.C., 1931 

2 40

Writings: "The Influence of Women's Votes on Civic Conditions"- 2 typed drafts, undated 

2 41

Writings: Speech to the Chicago Trade and Labor Assembly Against Child Labor- autograph manuscript, undated 

2 42

Household Realm- oversize,, 1987 

2 43

Ribbons and Artifacts 

3

Principal Women of America Vol. 2 London: The Mitre Press, 1936 

4 44

Newspaper Clippings, 1935-198? 

4 45

Illinois Women's Press Association. Invitation Feb. 14, 1894, Handbills Ca, 1889 

4 46

Printed Material, 1922-1936 

4 47

Frances Willard Items; Newspaper Clipping; Ribbon; Mounted Portrait; Button; WCTU Convention Handbill; Card; Union Signal, correspondence, 1887-1979 

4 48

Mary A. Livemore - correspondence, 1888 

4 49

Elizabeth Cady Stanton-correspondence, 188? 

4 50

Blackwell Items; Newspaper Clippings, correspondence, 1888-1916 

4 51

Matilda Joslyn Gage - correspondence, 1888 

4 52

Susan B. Anthony - correspondence, 1887-1888 

4 53

Photographs-Caroline Alden Huling Portrait, 1885, In Her Office, 1890 

4 54

Phillips Brooks - correspondence, 1888 

4 55

The National Pageant Program, 1890 

4 56

Carrie Jacobs- Bond, Anna Gordon, Marry Wood-Allen - correspondence, 1896-1924 

4 57

Social Progress Vol. 4 No. 8, Signed by C.A.H., 1920 

4 58

Justitia Vol. 1 No. 1-5; 7-15; 17-18; 21; 23, 1887-1888 

4 59

Reader's Digest Article Re. Wyoming Female Suffrage, ca 1960 

4 60

Correspondence - S.W. Truk, 1893 

4 61

Correspondence - Theodocia E. Carpenter, 1916 

4 62

Poem, "The Pilgrim Fathers" by Caroline Alden Huling,, 1932 

4 63

Correspondence - Theodocia E. Carpenter, 1920 

4 64

Correspondence, 1893-1895 

4 65

Carpenter, Theodocia Eighmie. The Doctrines of Life As Revealed by the Inner Voice Listened to and Heard. Vol. I. Boston, MA: The Christopher Press, 1913 

4 66

Carpenter, Benjamin Fowler. The Kingdom of Gold: Dedicated Books for A Quarter of A Century. Boston, MA: The Christopher Press, 1913 

4 67

Justitia- correspondence; (photocopies), 1887-1888 

5 68

Social Progress- advertisement (photocopy), ca. 1921 

5 69

Wolcott, Mary: "Indian Tales of Long Ago"- typed manuscripts, drawings, undated 

5 70

Writings: Notes for Lecture on Lace...Special article Why Pray...", undated 

5 71

Photograph- Caroline Alden Huling (photocopy), 1885 

5 72

Writings: "To Edythe for Her Birthday-Aunt Carrie"-TM (photocopy), 1925 

5 73

Autobiography (incomplete), undated 

6 74

Correspondence - Esther Woodworth- Barnes, 1935 

6 75

Obituaries, March 1941 

6 76

Writings: "An Unrecognized Patriot- A Revolutionary Mother", T ms., 1934 

6 77

Writings: "Judah Paddock Spooner First Printer In the State of Vermont,, 1936 

6 78

Writings: "My Mother As I Knew Her", T.ms., undated 

6 79

Writings: "One Colonial Printer", National Printer-Journalist, October 1919 

6 80

Writings: "One of Ten"- T.ms. sent to Delineator, 17 January 1910 

6 81

Writings: Untitled A. ms. ( all or part of a story or article), undated 

6 82

Writings: Untitled A.ms. about Huling's ancestors and printing, undated 

6 83

Stylus, The 1:1 (February, 1903) overlayed with advertisement for Letters of a Business Women to Her Niece and The Courage of Her Convictions; Letters of a Business Women to Her Niece- advertisement, ca. 1906 

6 84

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