George, Henry, 1839-1897

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Economist and reformer.

From the description of Papers of Henry George, 1888-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455433

Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty, in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897.

From the guide to the Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

American reformer and single tax advocate.

From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : Brooklyn, to Hon. David A. Wells, 1880 Sept. 30-1884 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269587517

Henry George was an economist, author, and politician. He is best remembered for advancing the theory of the Single Tax, based on improvements to community-owned land. His influential book, Progress and Poverty, was widely read and much discussed. He ran second in a close race for mayor of New York, and subsequently founded and edited the journal, "Standard," as well as publishing other monographs.

From the description of Henry George note and manuscript, circa 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56973083

Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty, in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value.

He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897.

From the description of Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431358

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referencedIn Grenell, Judson. Papers, 1882-1930. University of Michigan
creatorOf Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1897. Letter, 1888 July 15, to Henry George. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Letters of Henry George [manuscript] 1880-88. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. [Page from a manuscript]. Dartmouth College Library
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referencedIn Grenell, Judson. Judson Grenell papers, 1882-1930. University of Michigan
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Henry George collection, 1867-1897. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Young, John Russell, 1840-1899. John Russell Young papers, circa 1840-1959 (bulk 1858-1898). Library of Congress
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Letter to John Swinton : San Francisco : ALS, 1880 Apr. 30. UC Berkeley Libraries
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referencedIn Galloway, George, 1881-1905. Letters to Laurence Housman. 1902-1905. University of Iowa Libraries
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referencedIn Pentecost, Hugh Owen, 1848-1907. Note, 1889 Apr. 6, New York, to Mrs. Caroline Kribs, Laramie City, Wyoming. University of Michigan
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Autograph letters (2) signed : Brooklyn, to Hon. David A. Wells, 1880 Sept. 30-1884 Sept. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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referencedIn Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898. Papers of David Ames Wells, 1795-1898 (bulk 1860-1886) Library of Congress
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Letters, to Joseph A. Labadie, 1881-1889. University of Michigan
referencedIn De Mille, Agnes. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1962-1964. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
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referencedIn Rodgers, Arthur, 1848-1902. Notes on Henry George's progress and poverty : ms., [undated] The California Digital Library
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referencedIn Madison, Charles Allan. [Henry George; prophet of human rights, 1943] University of Michigan
referencedIn Louis F. Post Papers, 1864-1940, (bulk 1900-1922) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter, 1905 January 7, Westerleigh, Staten Island, [New York] [to] Block / Edwin Markham. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Don Shoemaker Papers (#4968), 1937-1998 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Autograph letter signed Henry George to: "My dear Sir" Wellesley College
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series III, 1909-1942 (inclusive) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Frederic Sylvester Marquardt papers, 1977-1990 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Henry George note and manuscript, circa 1890. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Dollenmayer, Albert, 1862-1949. Albert Dollenmayer and family papers, 1865-1938. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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referencedIn Papers, 1868-1918. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Newton, Richard Heber, 1840-1914. R. Heber Newton collection, 1848-1914. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Marquardt, Frederic S. (Frederic Sylvester), 1905-. Frederic Sylvester Marquardt papers, 1977-1990. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Charles A. Barker: Annotated (Index Card) Bibliography for His, Henry George, (1955), 1951, undated Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Letters from Henry George and other members of his family to Father Thomas Dawson and other recipients, with a plea for the formation of a league of nations. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Robert V. Andelson papers, 1926-2009 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940. Hamlin Garland papers, 1904-1940. Library of Congress
referencedIn Henry George and Karl Marx, or economics and the general will: collected papers by Frank McEachran, ca.1974 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Bellangee James, fl. 1894-1913. Records of the Fairhope Industrial Association and the Fairhope Single Tax Corporation [manuscript], 1893-1997. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899. Papers of Robert Green Ingersoll, 1877-1909. University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn Schwartzman, Jack. Henry David Thoreau and Henry George : contrast and comparison : typescripts, 1981 / by Jack Schwartzman. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Smalley, P. J. (Palemon Jared), 1842-1912. P.J. Smalley papers, 1863-1944 (bulk 1887-1912). Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
referencedIn Agnes De Mille Papers MS 46., 1908-1993 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Robert Schalkenbach Foundation. [Minor publications] Yale University Library
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referencedIn Garrison family. Garrison Family Papers, 1694-2003 (bulk 1830-1950). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Letter, San Francisco, Calif., to D. Appleton and Co. [manuscript] 1879 Dec. 16. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf George, Henry, 1839-1897. Papers of Henry George, 1888-1893. Library of Congress
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Appleton-Century mss., 1846-1962 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
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referencedIn Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938. Bolton Hall papers, ca. 1891-1938. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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Birth 1839-09-02

Death 1897-10-29

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