Santayana, George, 1863-1952

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1863-12-16
Death 1952-09-26
Americans
English, French

Biographical notes:

Poet, philosopher, and educator.

From the description of George Santayana correspondence and poem, 1937-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981741

Santayana (A.B. 1886) taught philosophy at Harvard 1886-1912.

From the description of The realm of matter : manuscript, [ca. 1930] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612860176

From the description of The judgment of Paris : or how the first-ten man chooses a club : manuscript, 1892 Oct. 28. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612860015

Epithet: philosopher

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000409.0x000330

Spanish-born American philosopher, poet and novelist.

From the description of Sonnet II : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript fair copy, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635343

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Hotel Bristol" Rome, to Pierre de Chaignon la Rose, 1924 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633777

Santayana was an American philosopher, teacher, and writer.

From the description of Letters to Mary Williams Winslow, 1908-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84507065

Poet, philosopher, and social critic George Santayana was born in Spain and emigrated with his family to America as a child. He was educated and later taught at Harvard, but was never entirely comfortable with American culture and settled in Europe in 1912. His naturalist philosophy and outsider's objectivity expressed dissatisfaction with America, but his innate idealism found America's potential limitless.

From the description of George Santayana letter to Mrs. Walter F. Fauerbach, 1949 Nov. 4. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50930066

From the description of George Santayana letters, 1932-1949. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60494845

Santayana was a philosopher, poet, and author. He taught philosophy at Harvard, 1889-1911. Beal and Santayana were classmates at Harvard College.

From the guide to the Letters to Boylston Adams Beal, 1893-1941., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American philosopher and poet.

From the description of Poem, 1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122550963

Author and philosopher.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : [n.p.], to Herbert J. Seligmann, 1911 May 23, 1930 Sept. 22, and 1931 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872227

Santayana was an American philosopher, poet, and author. He taught philosophy at Harvard, 1889-1911.

From the guide to the Miscellaneous papers, 1886-1952., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Poet and philosopher; born in Madrid in 1863.

From the description of ALS : Paris to [George Herbert] Palmer, 1905 Dec. 13. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39730225

Santayana was a philosopher, poet, and author. He taught philosophy at Harvard, 1889-1911.

From the description of Letters to Boylston Adams Beal, 1893-1941. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505787

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1886-1952. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122581287

Philosopher, author, professor of philosophy, Harvard University, 1889-1912.

Santayana was born in Spain and reared in Boston. He graduated from Harvard, 1886, and after study in Germany and England, received his Ph.D. from Harvard, 1889. After 1914 he made his home in Europe, first in France and England, and thereafter in Italy. He is known as both a philosopher and a man of letters.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1880]-1946. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515009

Santayana was an American philosopher, teacher, and writer.

Mary Stedman Williams was born in Buffalo, New York in 1875 and was educated in Buffalo and Europe. On 1 October 1902 she married Frederick Bradlee Winslow (1873-1937). Frederick and Mary resided in Boston, where he was a prominent physician. Mary was known for her expertise in classical Greek. Their children were Mary (known as Polly), born in 1908, and Frederick Jr, born in 1910.

From the guide to the George Santayana letters to Mary Stedman Williams Winslow, 1908-1923., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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