Letter from Annie Besant to May Wright Sewall.
Title: Letter from Annie Besant to May Wright Sewall.
Description: Besant offers theosophical comfort on the death of Mr. Sewall, suggesting that their bond was not broken. She is sending "The Ancient Wisdom," her teachings on this life and the higher life in book form. As a young woman in London, Annie Besant wrote on birth control, marriage, women's rights and women's safety in factory work. In the 1890's, she embraced Theosophy and moved to India where she organized the India Home Rule League.
Correspondent: Besant, Annie Wood, 1847-1933
Date: 1897-09-27; 1897
Time period: 1890s (1890-1899); 19th century;
Subject: Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920; Theosophy; Women authors, English
Theme: Women; Education;
Collection: May Wright Sewall Papers
Copyright information: Copyright undetermined.
Physical repository: Indianapolis Special Collections Room, Indianapolis Public Library
Repository collection name: May Wright Sewall letters
Digital publisher: Indianapolis Marion County Public Library
Date digitized: 2005
Repository: The Indianapolis Public Library Digital Collections
Source: From: May Wright Sewall Papers