Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921

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Wendell graduated from Harvard in 1877 and taught English at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Barrett Wendell, 1873-1921 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972920

From the description of Lecture notes in Comparative Literature 1, 1905-1917. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074707

Harvard English professor.

From the description of Ralegh in Guiana, 1897. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 172663314

Teacher, writer, and lecturer. Taught American literature at Harvard College, 1880-1917. Wrote "Cotton Mather, the Puritan priest," "William Shakespeare," "Literary history of America," "National ideals of America," and "Mystery of education, and other academic performances." Wendell was a Trustee of the Athenaeum in 1890.

From the description of Letters for Lispenard : from Barrett Wendell, 1917 Dec. 30-1920 Dec. 8. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41434270

English professor.

From the description of Letter, 1920 June 15, Portsmouth, to Ethel Stanwood Bolton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174145028

American author and teacher.

From the description of Papers of Barrett Wendell [manuscript], 1885-1918. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833763

Professor of English at Harvard.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Andrews, New Brunswick, to W.A. Knight, 1901 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588321

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referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell family. Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Autograph letters signed (2) : Rome, to Dr. Baldwin, 1903 Apr. 10 and 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Ralegh in Guiana, 1897. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Autograph letter signed Barrett Wendell to "My dear Palmer" November 10, 1898. Wellesley College
referencedIn Harvard University. Committee on Degrees in History and Literature. Student records, 1907-1991 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Recollections of my father, Jacob Wendell, 1826-1898 : typescript, 1918. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Boston Athenaeum. Librarian. Letters received, ca. 1810-1907. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921,. Autograph note signed from Barrett Wendell to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1887 April 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1904-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hellman, George Sidney, 1878-1958. George Sidney Hellman papers, 1888-1958, bulk (1900-1958). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sullivan, T. R. (Thomas Russell), 1849-1916. Papers, 1856-1916. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, 1858-1938, 1880-1925 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Owen Wister Papers, 1829-1966, (bulk 1890-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wister, Owen, 1860-1938. Owen Wister papers, 1829-1966. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Autograph letter signed Barrett Wendell to "Dear Palmer." December 28, 1904. Wellesley College
referencedIn Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919. Business records, 1799-1919 (inclusive), 1870-1919 (bulk). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1800-1932. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Watts" to "Willamov". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Impressions at Chicago : manuscript, 1893. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Letters for Lispenard : from Barrett Wendell, 1917 Dec. 30-1920 Dec. 8. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Parkman family, Edward Twisleton, and Sarah Wyman Whitman additional papers, 1763-1917 (inclusive) 1850-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stimson, Frederic Jesup, 1855-1943,. Letters from various correspondents, 1915-1924. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Autograph letter signed Barrett Wendell to Mr. Palmer March 4, 1898. Wellesley College
creatorOf Robbins, Reginald C. (Reginald Chauncey), 1871-1955,. Letters from various correspondents, 1904-1915. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wister, A. L. (Annis Lee), 1830-1908. Letter, 1908 September 11, Lindenshade, Wallingford, Pennsylvania, to Barrett Wendell [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. Papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive) 1872-1921 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Letters, engraving and photograph of Edmund Clarence Stedman [manuscript] 1881, 1891, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letters received by the Norton family, 1830-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jamison, C. V. (Cecilia Viets), 1837?-1909. Cecilia Viets Jamison papers, 1870-1907 ; bulk: 1870-1877. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Autograph letter signed : St. Andrews, New Brunswick, to W.A. Knight, 1901 Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Deland, Margaret Wade Campbell, 1857-1945. Papers : of Margaret Wade Campbell Deland, 1888-1945. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Winthrop, William, 1753-1825. Biographical notes for the Harvard classes of 1642-1799 copied from William Winthrop's annotated 1794 Triennial Catalogue. [1813?] Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf James, Henry, 1843-1916. Papers of Henry James [manuscript], 1876-1915, 1930-1939. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Manly, John Matthews, 1865-1940. Papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Lee, Higginson & Co. Historical account, 1918-1920. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Benjamin Holt Ticknor Papers, 1595-1935, (bulk 1850-1920) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1869-1942. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Lecture notes in Comparative Literature 1, 1905-1917. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn George Sidney Hellman papers, 1888-1958, 1900-1958 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Holmes family papers, 1711-1938. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University. Chest of 1900. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Witter Bynner letters from various correspondents, 1900-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton additional papers, 1836-1977. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Letter, 1893, November 28, Boston, to Mr. Kimball. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939. Papers, ca.1800-1941. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921,. Letters : from various correspondents, 1917. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941. Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, 1858-1938, bulk (1880-1925). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Manly, John Matthews. Papers, 1892-1940 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Wendel family. Wendel family papers, 1826-1916 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Papers of Barrett Wendell [manuscript], 1885-1918. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stimson, Frederic Jesup, 1855-1943. Papers, 1802-1943 (bulk: 1884-1936). Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers, 1702-1952. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914. Papers of Benjamin Holt Ticknor, 1595-1935 (bulk 1850-1920). Library of Congress
referencedIn Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wendell, Jacob, 1788-1865. Wendell collection, 1720-1984. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1906. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1915-1924. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1821-1919 (inclusive), 1892-1898 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers of the Howe-Richards family, 1843-1957. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Daily and fortnightly themes : of Oswald Garrison Villard ; English 12. Harvard College : manuscript, 1891-1892. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Papers of Barrett Wendell, 1873-1921 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921. Letter, 1920 June 15, Portsmouth, to Ethel Stanwood Bolton. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Baldwin, William Wilberforce, person
associatedWith Barrows, Charles H., 1839-1910. person
associatedWith Bliss Lane, Arthur, Mrs, person
associatedWith Bolton, Ethel Stanwood, 1873- person
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associatedWith Bunner, Alice Learned, fl. 1896, person
associatedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Charles Scribner's Sons corporateBody
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Crocker, Lispenard Seabury, d. 1984. person
associatedWith Deland, Margaret Wade Campbell, 1857-1945. person
associatedWith Eliot, Charles, 1859-1897. person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 person
associatedWith Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941. person
associatedWith Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940. person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Gray, John Chipman, 1839-1915 person
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associatedWith Harvard University. Dept. of English corporateBody
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associatedWith Hellman, George Sidney, 1878-1958. person
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associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911, person
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associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howe family. family
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906. person
associatedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916. person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Jamison, C. V. (Cecilia Viets), 1837?-1909. person
associatedWith Kimball, Mr., person
associatedWith Knight, William Angus, 1836-1916, person
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correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Lowell Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Manly, John Matthews, 1865-1940. person
correspondedWith Martin, Edward Sanford, 1856-1939 person
associatedWith Mercer University. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. person
correspondedWith Norton family, recipient. family
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933. person
associatedWith Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 person
correspondedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Radcliffe College corporateBody
associatedWith Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618. person
associatedWith Rees, Byron J. (Byron Johnson), 1877-1920 person
associatedWith Robbins, Reginald C. (Reginald Chauncey), 1871-1955, person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Stimson, Frederic Jesup, 1855-1943, person
associatedWith Sullivan, T. R. (Thomas Russell), 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. person
associatedWith Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914. person
associatedWith Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939. person
associatedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. person
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associatedWith Wells, Edgar Huidekoper, 1875-1938 person
associatedWith Wendel family. family
associatedWith Wendell family. family
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith Wendell, Jacob, 1788-1865. person
associatedWith Wendell, Jacob, 1826-1898. person
associatedWith Whymper, Edward, 1840-1911. person
associatedWith Williams College. corporateBody
associatedWith Wingate, Charles E. L. (Charles Edgar Lewis), b. 1861 person
associatedWith Wister, A. L. (Annis Lee), 1830-1908. person
correspondedWith Wister, Owen, 1860-1938. person
correspondedWith Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 person
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Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
American literature--Study and teaching
English literature--Study and teaching
Teachers--Anecdotes
American poetry
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Birth 1855-08-23

Death 1921-02-08

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