Service with the Sewards: Frances Seward’s Relationships with Domestic Workers
by Shellie Clark
An analysis of Frances Seward's relationship with domestic workers. Read the essay here.
In the Garden with Frances Seward
by Carrie Knight
A walk through Frances Seward's garden, exploring the ways nineteenth-century women experienced and shaped their understanding of the natural world. Read the essay here.
John, Frances, and Henry: An Intimate Look at the Relationship of a Nineteenth-Century Deaf-Mute Artist and Prominent Political Couple
by Corinna S. Hill
This project explores the written conversation between Frances and William Henry Seward and their deaf-mute friend, John Carlin. To read about their conversation, visit here. Soon, the letters and entire transcription between Carlin, Henry and Frances will be uploaded to our site.
Mapping the Seward Library
by Michael Read, Kate Hughes, and Camden Burd
This project maps the printing locations of the Seward family's library and explores how books reveal additional information about this nineteenth-century family. For more, visit here.
Seward Family Photographs
by Lindsey Willstatter
A collection of family photographs, portraits, and other images relating to the Seward family.