Johnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931

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Dates:
Birth 1840-01-27
Death 1931

Biographical notes:

Rossiter Johnson (1840-1931) was an American author and editor. In addition to editing historical and reference works, he wrote biographies, histories and poetry. He and his first wife, Helen Kendrick Johnson (1844-1914), were ardent anti-feminists who belonged to various organizations opposed to women's suffrage. Helen Johnson was also an author and editor.

From the guide to the Rossiter and Helen Kendrick Johnson papers, 1851-1929, 1883-1900, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Author and editor.

From the description of Letter of Rossiter Johnson, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423692

Biogs. in: Wallace: Dict. of N. Am. Authors.

From the description of Rossiter Johnson correspondence, 1909-1910 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 456250227

American author and editor; associate editor (1873-77) of the American Cyclopaedia, editor (1883-1902) of the Annual Cyclopaedia and managing editor (1886-89) of the Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Originated and edited the "Little Classics" and editor in chief of "The World's Great Books."

From the description of Letters and autograph from Rossiter Johnson, 1877-1903. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 71842299

Rossiter Johnson was a 19th century American editor and writer.

From the description of Rossiter Johnson letter to Richard Henry Stoddard, 1899 June 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757827

Rossiter Johnson (1840-1931) was an American author and editor.

In addition to editing historical and reference works, he wrote biographies, histories and poetry. He and his first wife, Helen Kendrick Johnson (1844-1914), were ardent anti-feminists who belonged to various organizations opposed to women's suffrage. Helen Johnson was also an author and editor.

From the description of Rossiter and Helen Kendrick Johnson papers, 1851-1929, bulk (1883-1900). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 60597600

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Subjects:

  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Authors
  • Editors--Correspondence
  • Journalism--Study and teaching
  • Women--Suffrage

Occupations:

  • Editors
  • Authors

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)