Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941

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Lanman taught Sanskrit at Harvard.

From the description of Lecture before Greek D, January 23, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073834

From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 236232213

From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069995

From the description of Six public lectures on the Vedas / by Professor Lanman, 1881. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072943

Lanham taught Sanskrit at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 17267415

Biographical Note: Charles Rockwell Lanman was a college professor at The Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University.

He was born July 8, 1850 in Norwich CT, received his B.A. (1871) and his Ph. D. (1873) from Yale University. In 1876, he came to The Johns Hopkins University as a post-doctoral fellow and taught a course in Sanskrit. He was appointed assistant professor of Sanskrit in the Dept. of Philology in 1878, and associate professor in 1879. Lanman accepted a position at Harvard as full professor of philology in 1880. Lanman died in 1941.

From the description of Charles Rockwell Lanman papers, 1876-1880. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48369066

College professor at The Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University.

He was born in Norwich CT, received his B.A. (1871) and his Ph.D. (1873) from Yale University. In 1876, he went to The Johns Hopkins University as a post-doctoral fellow and taught a course in Sanskrit. He was appointed assistant professor of Sanskrit in the Dept. of Philology in 1878, and associate professor in 1879. Lanman accepted a position at Harvard as full professor of Sanskrit in 1880. He remained at Harvard until his death.

From the description of Charles Rockwell Lanman letters, 1916-1937. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 506131734

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creatorOf Wambaugh, Eugene, 1856-1940. Papers of Eugene Wambaugh : general folder, 1898-1904. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Norton family. Letters received by the Norton family, 1830-1920 Houghton Library
referencedIn Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915. Papers, 1807-1971 (bulk: 1855-1935) Peabody Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Brown, W. Norman (William Norman), 1892-1975. Papers, 1912-1975. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Samuel Henshaw letters from various correspondents, 1849-1937 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Charles Rockwell Lanman papers, 1876-1880. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Sherry Mangan papers, 1923-1961. Houghton Library
creatorOf Ghose, Jogendra Chunder, 1860-. Letters to Charles Lanman, 1903. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Six public lectures on the Vedas / by Professor Lanman, 1881. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn History of Religions Club (Harvard University). Records of the History of Religions Club, 1892-1952. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963 Houghton Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894. William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894. William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn William Ernest Hocking papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Typed letter signed Charles R. Lanman to: "Professor George Herbert Palmer" December 6, 1929. Wellesley College
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. [Letter] 1913 July 2, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts [to] Mr. Nesbitt / Charles R. Lanman. Jenks Library at Gordon College, Jenks Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. CXV (ff. 226). Dec. 1889-May, 1890.includes:ff. 1, 14, 44, 52 Sir William Smith, lexicographer: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1858-1892. f. 3 Sir Coutts Lindsay, Baronet: Letter to Sir A. H. Layard: 1889. ff. 5, 11 Sir George Scharf, KCB; Dire... British Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926. Papers of Charles W. Eliot, 1834-1869 and 1909-1926 (bulk), 1807-1945 (inclusive). HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Weber, Albrecht, 1825-1901. Dr. Albrecht Webers Zendgram[m]atik / abgeschrieben und mit Nachtra╠łgen versehen von Charles R. Lanman : manuscript, 1874 Feb. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951, 1814-1912 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Letters from Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1865-1906. Houghton Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1909. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Carl Tilden Keller collection concerning Sir Aurel Stein, 1922-1945. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Chest of 1900. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Francis James Child papers, 1842-1925. Houghton Library
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Charles Rockwell Lanman letters, 1916-1937. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Lecture before Greek D, January 23, 1893. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh, 1892-1896 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941. Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1891. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University. Philological Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Keith, Arthur Berriedale, 1879-1944. person
associatedWith Keller, Carl Tilden, 1872- person
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correspondedWith Mangan, Sherry, 1904- person
associatedWith Metteyaya, Ananda. person
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associatedWith Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938. person
associatedWith Miller, Walter, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Mott, Omer Hillman, 1891- person
correspondedWith Nesbitt, H. S. person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
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associatedWith Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933. person
correspondedWith Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881- person
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correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
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Orientalists
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Birth 1850-07-08

Death 1941-02-20

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