Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950

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Dana earned his Harvard AB in 1903.

From the description of Papers in English 5, 1902-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074561

From the description of Notes in Economics 1, 1901-1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074474

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana, also known as "Harry" Dana. Writer, lecturer.

From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana letters [manuscript], 1940, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 213469090

Dana graduated from Harvard in 1903.

From the description of Notes and papers in English 7, 1900-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074364

From the description of Notes in Fine Arts 4 : lectures by Professor Moore, 1900-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074376

From the description of Notes in Fine Arts 1 : lectures by Professor Moore, 1899-1900. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074291

From the description of Notes in Government 1, 1900-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074379

From the description of Themes for English 22, 1899-1900. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074285

American author; trustee of Washington Allston Trust; collaborated with Edgar Preston Richardson on a catalogue raisonne of Washington Allston's works and provided information for several Allston exhibitions.

From the description of Washington Allston collection, 1798-1966 (bulk 1939-1949). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973448

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Harry") Dana, Harvard AB 1903, AM 1904, PhD 1910 taught English at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) from 1908 to 1910 and comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 to 1917, when he was dismissed for pacifist activities. Thereafter he continued to teach compartive literature and Russian studies at a variety of educational institutions and was deeply involved in progressive political activities, particularly in advancing the cause of global socialism and supporting labor unions and worker education. Throughout his life he traveled widely, living in the Soviet Union from 1927 to 1928 and visiting major centers of European drama such as London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, and Budapest. The bulk of his literary oeuvre focused on Soviet drama; he also wrote a history of the Dana family, The Dana saga, and produced an edition of the novel of his paternal grandfather, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Two years before the mast. Beginning in 1917, Dana was granted life tenancy of the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House at 105 Brattle St., Cambridge, Mass. and became its first curator when the residence was made a national monument and research center administered by the US National Park Service.

From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers on Henri Barbusse and Sacco-Vanzetti, 1913-1949. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612824330

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana; grandson of the poet Longfellow; writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917; lost his teaching post for disseminating doctrines of disloyalty; opponent of American participation in World War I; advocate of civil liberties and conscientious objection.

From the description of Papers, 1914-1950. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 19046107

Author, teacher, educator, and lecturer.

From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers, 1774-1972 (bulk 1850-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975085

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana, grandson of H. W. Longfellow, served as the first curator of the Longfellow House in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana collection of Russian theatrical scripts and papers, 1902-1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612700631

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Harry") Dana, Harvard AB 1903, AM 1904, PhD 1910 taught English at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) from 1908 to 1910 and comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 to 1917, when he was dismissed for pacifist activities. Thereafter he continued to teach compartive literature and Russian studies at a variety of educational institutions and was deeply involved in progressive political activities, particularly in advancing the cause of global socialism and supporting labor unions and worker education. Throughout his life he traveled widely, living in the Soviet Union from 1927 to 1928 and visiting major centers of European drama such as London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, and Budapest. The bulk of his literary oeuvre focused on Soviet drama; he also wrote a history of the Dana family, The Dana Saga, and produced an edition of the novel of his paternal grandfather, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Two Years Before the Mast. Beginning in 1917, Dana was granted life tenancy of the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House at 105 Brattle St., Cambridge, Mass. and became its first curator when the residence was made a national monument and research center administered by the US National Park Service.

From the guide to the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers on Henri Barbusse and Sacco-Vanzetti, 1913-1949., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana (1881-1950), grandson of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was a teacher, lecturer, and writer. He received his A.B., A.M. and Ph. D. from Harvard University and taught there from 1908 to 1910. From 1912 to 1917 he taught at Columbia University until he was fired for his anti-war stance. Dana took an interest in leftist politics and the rights of workers.

The Scottsboro Boys were a group of nine African American men accused of the rape of two white women on the Southern Railroad freight run from Chattanooga to Memphis on March 25, 1931. Their first trial occurred in Scottsboro, Alabama.

From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana collection, 1932-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79428332

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referencedIn Papers, ca. 1814-1936. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975. Glenn Carrington papers, 1921-1971. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Felton family papers, 1851-1907. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Notes in Fine Arts 4 : lectures by Professor Moore, 1900-1901. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers, 1774-1972 (bulk 1850-1950). Longfellow House, Longfellow National Historic Site
referencedIn Russian autograph collection, 1812-1959. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Weinberger, Harry, 1888-. Harry Weinberger papers, 1915-1944 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Letter to "Dear Wilson" [manuscript], 1940 April 13. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Lawrance Roger Thompson concerning, Young Longfellow, 1932-1936. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Papers, 1914-1950. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Glenn Carrington papers, 1921-1971 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
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creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana collection, 1932-1938. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers on Henri Barbusse and Sacco-Vanzetti, 1913-1949. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950,. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana collection of Russian theatrical scripts and papers, 1902-1968. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Notes in Government 1, 1900-1901. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Longfellow House Trust. Longfellow House Trust records, 1852-1973. Longfellow House, Longfellow National Historic Site
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers, 1903-2005 Harvard Art Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers on Henri Barbusse and Sacco-Vanzetti, 1913-1949. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Notes in Fine Arts 1 : lectures by Professor Moore, 1899-1900. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Washington Allston collection, 1798-1966 (bulk 1939-1949). Longfellow House, Longfellow National Historic Site
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Typed letter signed Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to: Mrs. Kleeman March 21, 1940. Wellesley College
referencedIn Papers, 1944-1981. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Notes and papers in English 7, 1900-1901. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Charles Marie Georges Garnier papers, 189-1953. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Papers in English 5, 1902-1903. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana letters [manuscript], 1940, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Papers, 1914-1950 [microform]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Themes for English 22, 1899-1900. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Dana, Elizabeth Ellery, b. 1846. Personal papers of Elizabeth Ellery Dana, 1829-1940 (bulk 1860-1939). Longfellow House, Longfellow National Historic Site
referencedIn Longfellow family. Wadsworth-Longfellow family archives, 1848-1907. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1916. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960. Papers of Manley Ottmer Hudson, 1894-1960 (inclusive), 1905-1960 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana papers on Henri Barbusse and Sacco-Vanzetti, 1913-1949. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Warren, Charles, 1762-1785. View of the College, ca. 1780 [graphic]. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Roelker, Bernard, 1816-1888. Papers of Bernard Roelker, 1856-1941 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, O, 1706-1966. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Notes in Economics 1, 1901-1902. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Kleeman, Rita Halle, b. 1885. Autograph note signed R. S. K. to: [Wellesley College] April], [1969]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950. Season greetings, Longfellow House, Cambridge, Mass. : greeting card signed by "H.W.L." Dana, between 1900 and 1950. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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correspondedWith Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 person
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associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. person
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correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts--Cambridge
United States
United States
Alabama--Scottsboro
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
Russia
United States
Cambridge (Mass.)
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Communism--1917--History--Sources
Sacco--Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921
Art, American--19th century
Civil rights--History--Sources
Painting, American--19th century
Painters
Literature
Socialism
Labor movement--History--20th century
Russia--History
Antisemitism
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931
Trials (Rape)
Authors and publishers
Pacifists--History--Sources
African Americans--Civil rights
Russian drama--19th century
World War, 1914-1918--Protest movements
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
Artists
Trusts and trustees
Russian drama--History and criticism
Historic buildings
Peace movements--History--20th century
Communism
Russian drama--20th century
Educators--Political activity--History--Sources
Theater--History
Conscientious objection--History--Sources
Pacifism
Romanticism in art
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Educators--United States
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Authors, American
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Birth 1881

Death 1950

Russian,

Yiddish,

French,

Hebrew,

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