Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Dates:
Birth 1811-02-03
Death 1872-11-29
US
English

Biographical notes:

American journalist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Oliver Johnson, his intimate friend, 1868 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502650

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to O. H. Peck, 1860 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502543

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to G. L. Ford, 1848 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505916

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Isaac Newton, 1862 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502564

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mr. H. Borel, 1872 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502666

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to J. M. Batchellor, 1854 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502533

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Hon. S. Orober, 1865 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502600

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York Tribune, to Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Johnson, 1872 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502696

From the description of The Crystal Palace and its lessons : a lecture : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270509428

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Samuel Nixon, 1866 Feb. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502623

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to S. Colman, 1850 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502517

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to S. Sinclair, 1864 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502590

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rev. O.B. Judd, 1867 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502634

From the description of Recollections of a busy life : No. xxxiii. Europe: The World's Exposition : autograph manuscript signed, [n.d.] / by Horace Greeley. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511272

Editor, author, political leader, abolitionist, candidate for U.S. president, 1872.

From the description of Union-disunion compromise : editorial, [ca. 1860-61] (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32039368

From the description of Letter: New York, [N.Y.], to L. U. Reavis, 1872 Jan. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32038929

American journalist and political leader.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the Rev. B. Eastwood of Dennis, Massachusetts, 1856 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505895

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to S. Stevens, 1861 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502508

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Henry David Thoreau, 1856 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505880

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Henry D. Thoreau, 1855 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502468

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Simon Stevens in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1860 (?) Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502493

Horace Greeley (1811-1872) was a political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President.

From the description of Horace Greeley letter, ca. 1870. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 79874636

American newspaper editor.

From the description of Greeley's platform [manuscript], ca. 1869. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847826

From the description of Greeley's platform, ca. 1869. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959874

American printer, editor, writer, and political leader; editor of New York Tribune, 1841-1872; advocated many reform movements.

From the description of Letters of Horace Greeley [manuscript], 1848-1859. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647877737

From the description of Letters of Horace Greeley, 1848-1859. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567160

Horace Greeley was a writer, editor, and politician, and one of the most famous newspapermen of the 19th century. His New York Herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced ideas throughout the United States.

From the description of Horace Greeley letters and receipt, 1849-1864. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60573860

Founder and editor of the New York Tribune.

From the description of Letters, 1863-1872. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57352024

Horace Greeley was a writer, editor, and politician, and one of the most famous newspapermen of the 19th century. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced ideas throughout the United States.

From the description of Horace Greeley letters, 1857-1867. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53432431

Journalist.

From the description of Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928 (bulk 1860-1872). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131622

Horace Greeley (1811-1872) was an American journalist and political leader.

From the description of Horace Greeley papers, 1831-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640018

From the guide to the Horace Greeley papers, 1831-1873, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Editor and publisher of N.Y. Tribune, 1841-1872.

From the description of Letter, 1856, November 4, Washington (D.C.). (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 476441039

Greeley, noted editor and abolitionist, was here serving as a U.S. representative to Congress.

From the description of ALS, 1849 February 17 : Washington, to "Friend R." (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16657417

Horace Greeley (1811-1872), editor of the New York Tribune and politician.

From the description of Letter to James Dunn, 1872 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478273

Horace Greeley was an American politician and newspaper editor.

From the description of Horace Greeley collection, 1840-1872. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711607282

Famous editor, abolitionist, politician.

From the description of ALS, 1872 April 14 : New York, to an unknown recipient, Ohio. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153593

David Ives Bushnell was born 28 April 1875 in St. Louis, Mo. He was educated in St. Louis schools and in Europe. He worked as an assistant archaeologist at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University from 1901-1904. Bushnell contributed to the Handbook of American Indians and wrote numerous books on Native American Indians, including Native villages and village sites east of the Mississippi, (1919), Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan tribes west of the Mississippi (1922), The Manahoac tribes in Virginia, 1608 (1932), and Virginia before Jamestown (1940). He did much research in Virginia and in the Midwestern United States. He died on 4 June 1941. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki

From the guide to the David Ives Bushnell, Jr. Papers, 1797-1941, (Special Collections Research Center)

Horace Greeley was born on February 3, 1811 in Amherst, New Hampshire. In 1833 he formed a partnership with Francis V. Story and published the Morning Post, New York, N.Y.; the paper soon failed but the partners brought out a tri-weekly publication called the Constitutionalist. In 1834, the first copy of the New Yorker was issued. Greeley served a three-month term in Congress from 1848 through 1849. He became an active member of the Republican national convention in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. In 1872, he was nominated for president by the Liberal Republican Party and the Democratic Party. Greeley passed way on November 29, 1872 in New York.

From the description of Lecture on Abraham Lincoln, 1868. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 756870078

Horace Greeley was the editor of The New Yorker and the founder of The New York Tribune.

From the description of Horace Greeley papers, 1837-1867. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155419916

Greeley was the editor of the New York tribune in the 1840-1850s. He wrote against slavery as well as on other political issues of his day. Grant was a lawyer in Ohio after graduating from Yale. He was a follower of the social doctrines of Charles Fourier and involved in the establishment of the Ohio Phalanx and Silkville, Kansas, experimental utopian colonies.

From the description of [Letters to E. P. Grant, 1844-1872] / Horace Greeley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231358514

American newspaper editor and political figure.

From the description of Edward Everett : autograph manuscript signed, 1862 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270509804

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Cyrus W. Field, 1865 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505933

Born Amherst, NH, 1811; editor; political leader; founded New Yorker magazine, 1834; married Mary Y. Cheney, 1836; founded New York Tribune, 1841; presidential candidate, 1872; died 1872.

From the description of Papers, 1858-1874. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 31944980

Horace Greeley (1811-1872) was a New York politician and editor of the New York Tribune, one of 19th-century America's most influential newspapers. He is buried in Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery.

From the guide to the Horace Greeley notebook and engraving, 1849-1851, (Brooklyn Historical Society)

Editor and publisher of "The Tribune," a former daily newspaper in New York City; also very active in national politics at the time, first as an ardent supporter of the Republican Party and the union during the Civil War; later he became disillusioned with the corruption reconstruction policies of the Grant administration and ran as Democrat in opposition to Grant in 1872.

From the description of Papers, 1837-1872. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 231687115

Editor and publisher of "The Tribune," a former daily newspaper in New York City. He was also very active in state and national politics, an early supporter of the Republican Party when first organinzed in 1854, and an ally of Presidents' Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. His defence of the latter eventually led to his conversion to the Democratic Party, which nominated him as their candidate for President in 1868 in a losing effort against the Republican ticket headed by U.S. Grant.

From the description of Collection, 1837-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122574031

Biographical Note

1811, Feb. 3 Born, Amherst, N. H. 1825 Apprentice, Northern Spectator, East Poultney, V.T. 1833 Formed a partnership with Francis V. Story and published the Morning Post, New York, N.Y.; the paper soon failed but the partners brought out a tri-weekly called the Constitutionalist 1834 Issued the first copy of the New Yorker 1836 Married Mary Youngs Cheney 1838 In partnership with Thurlow Weed and William Seward issued a Whig paper, the Jeffersonian, Albany, N.Y. 1840 Began publication of another Whig paper, the Log Cabin 1848 1849 Served a three-month term in Congress 1860 Active at the Republican national convention, Chicago, Ill. 1861 Candidate for the United States Senate from New York 1864 Sent by President Abraham Lincoln to Canada to meet with Confederate peace commission 1867 One of the signers of the bail bond for Jefferson Davis 1872 Nominated for president by the Liberal Republican Party and the Democratic Party 1872, Nov. 29 Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Horace Greeley Papers, 1812-1928, (bulk 1860-1872), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)



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