Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Birth 1838-02-16
Death 1918-03-27
Americans
Spanish; Castilian, French, Latin, English

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Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic.

From the guide to the Henry Adams papers, 1871-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Historian, educator, and author.

From the description of U.S. history collection of Henry Adams, 1787-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131906

Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic. Rae was a friend of Adams' wife, Marian (Clover) Adams.

From the guide to the Letters to Rebecca Dodge Rae, 1885-1912., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Henry Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, was educated at Harvard and served as secretary to his father, Charles Francis Adams, when he was Minister to England. He rejected a political career to teach history at Harvard and edit The North American review, 1870-1877, then returned to Washington. He wrote prolifically on many subjects and is best known for his Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (1904) and The education of Henry Adams (1907).

From the description of Henry Adams letters, 1894-1937 (bulk 1894-1913). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60724462

Adams was an American historian and author.

From the description of Henry Adams papers, 1843-1938 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 238873547

From the description of Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157542

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1859-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83176268

From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1881-1947. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122613601

From the description of Correspondence, 1890-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122520571

From the guide to the Miscellaneous papers, 1859-1918., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the Henry Adams letters to various correspondents, 1881-1947., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the Correspondence, 1890-1918., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic. Rae was a friend of Adam's wife, Marian (Clover) Adams.

From the description of Letters to Rebecca Dodge Rae, 1885-1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80170435

American historian.

From the description of Watercolors, 1891 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811957

From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Paris, Washington, etc., to Moreton Frewen, 1900 Jan. 5-1915 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994361

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "The Century Association" [New York], to "My dear Mrs. Jones" [Mrs. Cadwalader Jones], "Monday Eveg."[n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870197

Henry Brooks Adams, the grandson of John Quincy Adams, became a prominent man of letters with the writing of numerous histories and political essays, most prominently "Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartes" (1913) and "The Education of Henry Adams" (1918).

From the description of Letter, 1875, May 24. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122628241

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