Swami Vivekananda Timeline 1894

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1894

Jan

13th: At Host: Col. H.L. Brinkley, Third St., Memphis, TN

15TH: Newspaper Report: “Miracles”

16TH: Newspaper Report: “The Hindoo Monk”

17th: Newspaper Report: ” Plea for tolerance”

21st: Newspaper Report: “Manners and customs in India”

Jan 23rd – Feb 12th: At Chicago, IL

24th: Letter: George W. Hale

29th: Letter: Haridas Viharidas Desai

Feb

13th – 22nd : Host: J.J. Bagleys,Washington Blvd, Detroit

14th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

Lecture: “Manners and Customs in India” at Unitarian Church. Detroit Free Press report of this lecture.

Newspaper Reports: ” Religious Harmony”,”Give us some miracles”

16th: Newspaper Reports: “Hindoo Philosophy”,”Mysteries and Miracles”
and “Bishop Ninde and Kananda”

17th: Newspaper Reports: “Miracles”, “Only Wonders Worked”

18th: Newspaper Reports: “The divinity of man” and “Hindu Philosophy”
Newspaper Report: Detroit Free Press

19th: Newspaper Report: “A God every day”

20th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

Newspaper Report: Detroit Evening News
Newspaper Report: Detroit Journal

21st: Lecture: “Hindus and Christians”

Newspaper Report: “The Love of God”

22nd: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

23rd: At Ada, OH. Newspaper Report: ” Vive Kananda leaves”

24th: At Chicago, IL. Letter: Florence Bagley Sherman to SV

25th: Newspaper Report: “Culture at home”

27th: At Valparaiso, IN

28th: Newspaper Report: “Divinity of man”

Mar

7th-8th: 541 Dearborn Ave, Chicago, IL?

9th: Host: J.J. Bagleys, Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

Newspaper: Kananda again

10th-16th: Host: T.W. Palmer,Woodward Ave, Detroit

10th: Letter: Mrs. G. W. Hale

11th: Lecture: “Christiniaty in India”. Detroit Free Press report and Detroit Tribune report on this lecture.
Newspaper report: Hypocrits

12th: Letter: Sisters
Newspaper report: Kananda again in our midst

15th: Letter: Hale Sisters

Newspaper Report: Foreign Missions

16th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale.
Newspaper report: Dinner to Kananda

17th:

Letter: Miss. Harriet McKindley
Newspaper report: Kananda lectures again on monday
Newspaper report: Mission work in India

18th: Letter: Miss. Mary Hale
Newspaper report: Chimercal religion
Newspaper report: The lesson of toleration

19th : Letter: Swami Ramakrishnananda

20th: At Fraser House, Bay City, MI.

Newspaper Report: “As the wave follows wave”

21st: At Vincent Hotel, Saginaw, MI.

Newspaper Reports: “Wayside stories”, “A Hindoo Monk”, “Kananda arrives”, “Indian Mirror” and “Swami Vivekananda on India”

22nd: At Saginaw, MI?

Newspaper Reports: “Religious Harmony” and “From far off India”

24th: At Detroit, MI?

25th: Newspaper Report: “The women of India” and Detroit Critic

27th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

28th: Newspaper Report: “Personalities”

29th: Letter: Rev. R.A. Hume

30th: Letter: Miss. Mary Hale

31st: Scheduled to attend a vegetarian dinner in ‘V’ Club at St. Denis Hotel, but unavoidably detained

Letter: Swami Akhandananda (March or April?)

Apr

1st: Newspaper Report: “Thrives on Mystery and Vegetables”

2nd – 6th: Host: Egbert Guernsey,528, Fifth Ave, New York City

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

5th: Lecture: “Is India a benighted country” at Dr. and Mrs. E. Guernsey’s parlor at Union League Club, 528 Fifth Ave, New York City

7th – 9th: Host: Lyndhurst,Irvington, NY

9th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

Newspaper Report: “The Indian Nation”

10th: Host: Egbert Guernsey,528, Fifth Ave, New York City

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

13th – 16th: At Square Brown House,Northampton, MA

14th: Begins lectures and classes on East Coast

Reminiscences of Martha Brown Fincke on Swami Vivekananda.

16th: Newspaper Report: “An evening with our Hindu cousins”

17th – 22nd: Host: F. Breeds, 204 Ocean St, Lynn, MA?

24th: Waldorf Hotel, gave lecture “India and Hinduism” before Mrs. Arthur Smith’s ‘Conversation Circle’. It was the first lecture Swami delivered in New York.

25th –May 2nd: Host: E. Guernseys,?528 Fifth Ave.,? New York, NY Letter: Professor John Henry Wright

Newspaper Report: ‘ A lecture on “India and Hinduism” ‘

26th: Letter: Miss Isabelle McKindley

May

1st: Spoke at a vegetarian dinner of the V Club at St. Denis hotel , Broadway and 11th street. About 50 members present.

Letter: Miss. Isabelle McKindley

2nd: Lecture: “India and Reincarnation” at home of Mary Phillips (19 W 38th St, New York City)

Newspaper Report: “Had no Meats at the Dinner”

3rd-5th: Host: Mary Phillips,? 19 W 38th St.,? New York

NY Newspaper Reports: “Lecture by Swami Vivekananda” and “A Lecture on India and Reincarnation”

4th: Letters: Professor John Henry Wright and Mrs. G.W. Hale

6th: Host: J.H. Wrights,6 Riverdale Ave., Cambridge, MA

Left New York for Boston.

7th :At Hotel Bellevue, Boston

8th : Letter: Mrs. John J. Bagley

Spoke at Radcliffe College – Reminiscence of Mrs. Wright

11th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

14th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

15th: Host: G.H. Youngs, 110 Summer St., Lawrence, MA

Newspaper Report: “The Manners and Customs of India”

16th – 23rd: At Boston

16th: Newspaper Report: “Lecture by Hindoo Monk”

Speaks at Harvard University

17th: Newspaper Reports: “The religions of India” and “Sects and doctrines in India”

18th: Newspaper Report: “The Brahmin Monk”

20th: Letter: Swami Saradananda

24th – 27th June: Host: George Hale,541 Dearborn Ave, Chicago

Letter: Professor John Henry Wright

28th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

May 1984 – Letter: Professor John Henry Wright & Newspaper Report: Smith College Monthly

Jun

9th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

14th: Newspaper Report: “On Christian Conversion”

18th: Letter: Professor John Henry Wright

20th: Letter: Haridas Viharidas Desai

22nd: Letter: Mrs. Bagley to a Mrs. Smith

23rd: Letters: Rao Bahadur Narasimhachariar andMaharaja of Mysore

26th: Letter: Misses Mary and Harriet Hale

28th- 30th: Host: Leon Landsberg,144 Madison Ave, New York, NY

Letters: Mrs. G.W. Hale and to a Madras disciple

30th: Newspaper Report: “Decatur Daily Republican”

Jul

1st – 2nd: Host: Mary Phillips, 19 W 38th St., New York, NY

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

3rd – 15th: At New York, NY

9th: Letter: Hale Sisters

11th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

16th – 22nd: Host: Egbert Guernsey,Cedar Lawn, Beacon, NY

19th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

20th: Newspaper Report: “The Central Idea of the Vedas”

23rd – 26th: At Swampscott, MA

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

26th: Letter: Hale Sisters

27th –Aug 12th: Host: Sarah Farmer,Greenacre Inn,Eliot, ME

31st: Letter: Hale Sisters

July 1894 – Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

Aug

3rd: Lecture: “The Reality of God” at Greenacre Maine, in a large tent called ‘Hall of Peace.’

5th: Letter: Mrs. G. W. Hale

8th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

11th: Letter: Hale sisters

Newspaper Report: “Swami Vivekananda”

13th: Host: Colonel Higginson,Plymouth, MA

15th: Host: E.Guernseys,Cedar Lawn,Beacon, NY

Newspaper Report: “The Nonsense of Nations”

17th – 23rd: Host: Hyatts, Bagleys, 704 Washington St., Annisquam, MA

20th: Letters: Mrs. G.W. Hale and Isabelle McKindley

23rd: Letter: Mrs. G.W.Hale

24th-27th: Magnolia, MA

28th- Sep 5th: Host: Hyatts, Bagleys, 704 Washington St., Annisquam, MA

28th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale (postmarked 28th of Aug)

31st: Letters: Miss Mary Hale and Alasinga Perumal

Sep

4th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

5th: Letters: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale and Manmatha Nath Bhattacharya
6th-21st: Hotel Bellevue,?Boston, MA?

12th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale
Letter: Betty Sturges (Leggett) to Frank Leggett

13th: Letters: SV to Leon Landsberg, Mrs. G.W. Hale and Miss. Mary Hale

15th: Letter: Frances Leggett to Betty Sturges

19th: Letters: SV to Mrs. Ole Bull and Mrs. G.W. Hale

21st: Letters: SV to Alasinga Perumal and Kidi

22nd: Host: D. Caswells, 59 Ashland St.,Melrose, MA

24th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale
Letter: Betty Sturges to Frank Leggett

25th: Letter: SV to Brother Disciples

26th: Letters: SV to Isabelle McKindley and Mrs. Ole Bull

27th: Letters: SV to Alasinga Perumal and Mrs. G.W. Hale

28th: At Massachusetts

29- 30th: Letter: SV to Alasinga Perumal

(Sep 1894) Letter: SV to Haridas Viharidas Desai

Oct

1st:At Melrose, MA

2nd-21st: Host: Mrs. Ole Bull, 168 Brattle Street,Cambridge, MA

5th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

10th: Letter: SV to Mrs. Ole Bull

13th: Newspaper Reports: “A high priest of India” and “Priest Swami in town”

14th: Newspaper Report: “A wise man among us”

15th: Newspaper Report: “Less doctrine and more bread”

17th: Letter: SV to Mrs. Ole Bull

18th: Letter: Betty Sturges to Frank Leggett

22nd – Nov1st: Host: Mrs. Enoch Tottens, 1708 West I St, Washington DC

Letter: SV to Swami Ramakrishnananda
Letter: Frank Leggett to Betty Sturges

Newspaper Report: “The religion of Buddha”

23rd: Letter: Vehemia Chand Limbdi

26th: Letters: SV to Isabelle McKindley and Miss. Emma Thursby

27th: Letters: SV to Mrs. Ole Bull, Mrs. G.W. Haleand Alasinga Perumal

29th: Newspaper Reports: “All religions are good” and “Love religion’s essence”

31st: Letter: Frank Leggett to Betty Sturges

(Oct 1894) Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

Nov

1st: Letter: SV to Miss. Mary Hale

2nd: At Baltimore, MD?

Newspaper Report: “The Hindoo Optimistic”and “Bits of Gossip”

3rd: Arrived Backin New York?

Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

Newspaper Report: “Vivekananda’s lecture”

10th: Letter: Betty Sturges to Frank Leggett

12th: William Sturges died making Betty Sturges a widow.

15th: Letter: SV to Haridas Viharidas Desai

Newspaper Report: “The Listener”

18th-25th: Host: Guernseys,528 Fifth Ave, New York, NY

Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

Probably staying with Dr. Guernsey 5th Ave.

20th: Swami sat for a portait by young artist H Franklin Waltman

23rd: Swami sat again for portrait for Waltman

25th: Parlor Lecture Evening at Miss Philips’ at 19 W. 38 St. (New Discovery from Franklin Waltman’s diary) Emma Thursby there.

26th: At New York

27th: Swami posed for portrait for Waltman

30th: Letters: SV to Alasinga Perumal, Kidi and Dr. Nanjunda Rao

(Nov 1894) Letter: SV to Swami Abhedananda

Letter: SV to Swami Abhedananda

Letter: SV to Haridas Viharidas Desai

Dec

2nd: Parlor Lecture at Miss Philips

5th – 27th: Host: Mrs. Ole Bull,168 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA

6th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

8th: Letter: Miss. Mary Hale

18th: Lecture: “Women of India”

21st: Letters: Mrs. G.W. Hale and Miss. Mary Hale

26th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

28th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull.

Returned to New York.

30th: Lectures: “Hindu religion” and “Indian religious thought” at the Art Gallery of the Pouch Mansion in Brooklyn, under the auspices of Brooklyn Ethical Society, 345 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn

31st: Newspaper Report: “The Hindu View of Life”

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