Newman, Francis William, 1805-1897

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1805-06-27
Death 1897-10-07
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: agent to Lord FitzWilliam at Wentworth

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0001b3

English scholar and man of letters.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Professor Knight, 1864 Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610469

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston-super-Mare, to Alexander Strahan, of the "Contemporary Review", 1878 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611466

Francis William Newman, scholar and man of letters, brother of Cardinal Newman.

From the description of Francis William Newman collection, 1847-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152040

From the description of Francis William Newman collection, 1847-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81618773

Epithet: of Add MS 28511

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Francis William Newman was a British scholar and man of letters, and brother of the well-known churchman John Henry Cardinal Newman. A graduate of Oxford's Balliol College, he was Professor of Latin at Manchester New College and then at University College, London, and wrote on numerous topics -- among them logic, political economy, English reforms, Austrian politics, Roman history, diet, grammar, mathematics, Arabic, and oriental languages.

From the guide to the Francis William Newman Papers, 1864-1905, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Epithet: of Add MS 38110

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0001c2

Epithet: of Sloane MS 4065

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0001b5

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Subjects:

  • Abolitionists
  • Activism and social reform
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Slavery--United States
  • Slavery--Anti-slavery movements
  • Free will and determinism
  • Free schools
  • Civil War (U.S.)
  • Scholars--Great Britain
  • Temperance
  • Prostitution
  • Social reformers
  • Literature--British
  • Irish question
  • Authors, English--Archives
  • Capital punishment
  • Marriage law

Occupations:

  • Scholars

Places:

  • United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865. (as recorded)
  • Pyrmont, Germany (as recorded)