Webster, William G. (William Greenleaf), 1805-1869

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William Greenleaf Webster (1805-1869), an American editor and publisher, was the son of lexicographer Noah Webster.

He participated in the editing, publication and sale of his father's dictionaries and other books.

From the description of William Greenleaf Webster papers, 1820-1865. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466647

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn G. & C. Merriam Company. G. & C. Merriam Company archive, 1797-1978 (bulk 1830-1892). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Webster family. Webster family papers, 1764-1909 (inclusive), 1831-1873 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Boardman. William Whiting, 1794-1871. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William G. Webster, in New Haven, 1840 Dec. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn G. & C. Merriam Company. G. & C. Merriam Company archive, 1797-1978 (bulk 1830-1892). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Durrie, George Henry, 1820-1863. George Henry Durrie papers, 1838-1866 and ca. 1930. New Haven Colony Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ellsworth, Abigail Wolcott, 1756-1818. Ellsworth family papers, 1779-1890. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Webster, William G. (William Greenleaf), 1805-1869. William Greenleaf Webster papers, 1820-1865. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Chauncey family. Chauncey family papers, 1675-1928 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Autograph letters signed (2) : New York?, to William Greenleaf Webster, 1844 Feb.-1857 Aug. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection, 1859 Mar 21 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Letter to William G. Webster, 1859 March 21. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn G. & C. Merriam Company archive, 1797-1978, 1830-1892 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. Noah Webster papers, 1790-1868, bulk 1796-1868 [microform]. The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
referencedIn Webster family papers, Circa 1764-1909, 1831-1873 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. Autograph letters signed (18) : New Haven, etc., to his son, William, 1834 Sept. 27-1842 Jul. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf White, Albert Smith, 1803-1864. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William G. Webster, 1841 Jan. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Boardman. William Whiting, 1794-1871. person
associatedWith Chauncey family. family
associatedWith Cooledge, George F. person
associatedWith Curtis, John. person
correspondedWith Durrie, George Henry, 1820-1863. person
associatedWith Ellsworth, William Wolcott, 1791-1866. person
associatedWith F.J. Huntington & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith G. & C. Merriam Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodrich, Chauncey A. (Chauncey Allen), 1790-1860. person
associatedWith Goodrich, Frances Juliana Webster, 1793-1869. person
associatedWith Greenleaf family. family
associatedWith Huntington and Savage. corporateBody
associatedWith N. & J. White. corporateBody
associatedWith Southgate family. family
associatedWith Webster, Calvert Stuart, 1832-1862. person
associatedWith Webster, Eugene. person
associatedWith Webster family. family
associatedWith Webster family. family
associatedWith Webster family. family
associatedWith Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. person
associatedWith Webster, Rosalie Eugenia Stuart, d. 1886. person
associatedWith Webster, William Eugene, 1831-1862. person
associatedWith White, Albert Smith, 1803-1864. person
associatedWith White and Sheffield. corporateBody
associatedWith Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Europe
Subject
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Textbooks--Publishing
English language--Dictionaries
Occupation
Editors
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Birth 1805

Death 1869

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