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Name Pound, Laura (Biddlecombe), 1841-1928
Othernames Biddlecome; Biddlecom
Born 05/15/1841
Birthplace Phelps, New York
Father Biddlecom, Joab S. 1803-1897
Mother Biddlecom, Olivia M., 1808-1885
Spouse Pound, Stephen Bosworth, 1833-1911
Children Pound, Nathan Roscoe, 1870-1964
Pound, Louise, 1872-1958
Pound, Olivia, 1874-1961
Deceased 12/10/1928
Deceased where Lincoln, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG0910.AM - RG0910 Pound, Laura (Biddlecombe), 1841-1928

RG0910.AM - RG0910 Pound, Laura (Biddlecombe), 1841-1928

This collection consists of manuscripts, letters, and articles; two scrapbooks; and a bound volume of piano music arranged in three subgroups: 1) Laura Biddlecome Pound; 2) Judge Stephen Bosworth Pound; 3) Pound Children (Roscoe and Olivia; there are no materials relating to daughter Louise). Subgroup 1, Laura B. Pound, includes extensive genealogical information about Laura's family, the Biddlecomes of New England (the spelling of Biddlecome varies). Two early letters from her correspondence contain detailed accounts of life in Lincoln before 1870: her future husband described it for her before her arrival, and a letter that LP herself wrote to "Esther" (last name unknown) in 1869 provide

Image of RG0911.AM - RG0911 Pound, Nathan Roscoe, 1870-1964

RG0911.AM - RG0911 Pound, Nathan Roscoe, 1870-1964

This collection is arranged in four series: 1) Correspondence, 1889-1963; 2) Writings by Roscoe Pound, 1893-1962, n.d.; 3) Writings about Roscoe Pound, 1896-1964, n.d.; and 4) Miscellaneous. Series 1, Correspondence, 1889-1963, consists of both incoming and outgoing letters of Roscoe Pound. A portion of the correspondence relates to major events in Roscoe's, life, including his second marriage, resignation of the Harvard deanship, and his 75th birthday celebration. Correspondence with Paul Sayre regarding Pound's biography is also included. Series 2, Writings by Roscoe Pound, 1893-1962, n.d., includes various articles by Pound. The majority of the writings appeared in the Harvard Law Re

Image of RG0913.AM - RG0913 Pound, Olivia, 1874-1961

RG0913.AM - RG0913 Pound, Olivia, 1874-1961

This collection is arranged in six series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Writings; 3) Louise Pound Estate; 4) Clippings; 5) Legal and Financial Materials; and 6) Miscellaneous materials. Series 1, Correspondence, forms the bulk of the collection. It consists of Olivia's personal correspondence from the late 1950s until her death, including several folders each of sympathy cards on the death of her mother and sister, get-well cards from her 1960 hospital stay, and Christmas cards. As a longtime teacher and an active community member, Olivia's acquaintances from all over the country frequently wrote or sent cards. Series 2, Writings, includes material written by Olivia Pound as well as by other p

RG0909.PH - Collection, Photograph

Nathan Roscoe Pound (1870-1964), Louise Pound (1872-1958) and Olivia Pound (1874-1961) were born in Lincoln, Nebraska. All three were educated by their mother, Laura Biddlecome Pound, until they entered the University of Nebraska Preparatory School. This collection consists of portraits of Roscoe, Louise, and Olivia, as well as friends and colleagues. There are family pictures and picture postcards from around the world. This collection consists of photographic prints relating to Roscoe, Louise, and Olivia Pound. Photographs include portraits of the Pound and Biddlecome families. Also included are photographs of Louise participating in athletic events, such as golf, tennis and skiing; frie