Small, Albion W., 1854-1926

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Albion Woodbury Small (1854-1926) was educated at Colby College, then Colby University, (B.A., 1876), Newton Theological Institution, the Universities of Berlin and Leipzig, and Johns Hopkins University (Ph.D., 1889). He taught history and political economy at Colby from 1881 to 1888, becoming president of that institution in 1889. From 1892 to 1925, he was Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago, the first department of its kind, and was also Dean of the Graduate School of Arts, Literature and Science from 1904 to 1923. He was vice-president of the Congress of Arts and Sciences at the Universal Exposition at St. Louis in 1904, president of the American Sociological Society (1912-14), a founder of the American Journal of Sociology, and its editor from 1895 to 1926. His bibliography runs to some three hundred titles, including fifteen works of book-length, published between 1889 and 1924. His General Sociology (1905) and Origins of Sociology (1924) have had the widest circulation, while his The Cameralists (1909) is considered the most scholarly of his productions.

From the guide to the Small, Albion W.. Papers, 1904-1924, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.)

Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1892-1925; Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Literature, 1905-1923.

From the description of Papers, 1904-1924. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246313

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creatorOf Hyde, Wesley W. Wesley W. Hyde papers, 1902-1913 and undated. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. Papers, 1859-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Bickham, Martin Hayes. Papers, 1911-1939 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Berglund, Abraham, 1875-1942. Abraham Berglund papers 1917-1931. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Earle Wilbur Dow papers, 1885-1945 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "Savage" to "Sullemand". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Znaniecki, Florian, 1882-1958. Papers, 1918-1968. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Bickham, Martin Hayes. Papers, 1911-1965 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Burleigh, Edwin C. (Edwin Chick), 1843-1916. Edwin C. Burleigh autograph letter signed, 1892. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bickham, Martin Hayes. Papers, 1911-1939 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933. Papers, 1868-1935 (inclusive), 1892-1923 (bulk). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Starr, Frederick. Papers, 1868-1935 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf House, Floyd Nelson, 1893-1975. Papers of Floyd Nelson House [manuscript], 1919-1974. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Small, Albion Woodbury, 1854-1926. Papers, 1904-1924. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Elmer, Manuel Conrad. Papers, 1907-1980 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Bickham, Martin Hayes. Papers, 1911-1939 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Henry Carter Adams Papers, 1964-1924 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932. Papers of Frederick Jackson Turner, 1862-1976 (bulk 1889-1932). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Wesley W. Hyde papers, 1902-1913 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hyde, Wesley W. Wesley W. Hyde papers, 1902-1913 and undated. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Hyde, Wesley W. Wesley W. Hyde papers, 1902-1913 and undated. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Chicago. Office of the President. Records, 1889-1925 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Elmer, M. C. (Manuel Conrad), b. 1886. Papers, 1907-1980. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Lane, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1852-1930. Victor Hugo Lane papers, 1897-1929. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Dow, Earle W. (Earle Wilbur), 1868-1946. Earle Wilbur Dow papers, 1885-1945. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Charles Horton Cooley papers, 1872-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. Papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939). Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn University of Chicago. Office of the President. Harper, Judson and Burton Administrations. Records, 1869-1925 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Small, Albion W.. Papers, 1904-1924 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Bernard, L. L. (Luther Lee), 1881-1951. Luther Bernard collection, 1854-1961. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Lane, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1852-1930. Victor Hugo Lane papers, 1897-1929. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929. Charles Horton Cooley papers, 1872-1930. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Victor Hugo Lane papers, 1897-1929 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Small, Albion Woodbury, 1854-1926. Letter, 1907 February 20 : Chicago, to Fred T. Gates, Montclair, New Jersey. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
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associatedWith Adams, Henry Carter, 1851-1921 person
associatedWith Arnett, Trevor, 1870- person
correspondedWith Barrows family. family
associatedWith Berglund, Abraham, 1875-1942. person
associatedWith Bernard, L. L. (Luther Lee), 1881-1951. person
associatedWith Bickham, Martin Hayes person
associatedWith Bickham, Martin Hayes. person
associatedWith Bogardus, Emory Stephen, 1882- person
correspondedWith Burleigh, Edwin C. (Edwin Chick), 1843-1916. person
associatedWith Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929. person
associatedWith Dow, Earle W. (Earle Wilbur), 1868-1946. person
associatedWith Elmer, M. C. (Manuel Conrad), b. 1886. person
associatedWith Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. person
correspondedWith Gates, Frederick Taylor, 1853-1929 person
associatedWith House, Floyd Nelson, 1893-1975. person
associatedWith Hyde, Wesley W. person
associatedWith Hyde, Wesley W. person
associatedWith Lane, Victor Hugo, 1952-1930 corporateBody
associatedWith Lane, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1852-1930. person
associatedWith Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964 person
associatedWith Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933. person
associatedWith Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932. person
associatedWith University of Chicago. Dept. of Sociology corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Dept. of Sociology. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Graduate School of Arts and Literature. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. person
associatedWith Znaniecki, Florian, 1882-1958. person
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Birth 1854-05-11

Death 1926-02-12

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