Littell, Eliakim, 1797-1870

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Dates:
Birth 1797-01-02
Death 1870-05-17

Biographical notes:

Eliakim Littell was an editor and publisher of literary and scientific magazines.

From the description of E. Littell letter to Horatio King, 1863 September 23. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 747105367

American editor and publisher.

From the description of Letter to S.W. Pennock [manuscript], 1861 March 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826927

Editor and publisher.

From the description of Papers of Eliakim Littell. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132938

Biographical Note

  • 1797, Jan. 2: Born, Burlington, N.J.
  • 1819 - 1821 : Published the National Recorder, a weekly literary paper, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1822 - 1844 : Published the Museum of Foreign Literature and Science, a monthly magazine, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1844: Began publishing the Littell's Living Age, a weekly literary periodical, Boston, Mass.
  • 1855: Began publishing the Panorama of Life and Literature, a monthly magazine, Boston, Mass.
  • 1833: Drafted the Compromise Tariff of 1833, carried through Congress by Henry Clay
  • 1870, May 17: Died, Brookline, Mass.

From the guide to the Eliakim Littell Correspondence, 1819-1869, (bulk 1825-1852), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Public universities and colleges
  • Literature--Periodicals
  • Education, higher
  • American periodicals
  • Secession

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  • Editors
  • Publisher

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