Everett, William, 1839-1910

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Classicist William Everett was born in Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard and Cambridge; he took one degree in law, and also studied for the ministry. He held positions as an educator at Harvard, Adams Academy, and other institutions, and served in Congress as a Democrat, completing the term of the resigned Henry Cabot Lodge. He also ran an unsucessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts. He was a prominent speaker and published numerous lectures and orations.

From the description of William Everett letters to George Rex Graham and J. Lorimer Graham, 1859-1870. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 71790596

Epithet: KCMG, ViceConsul at Erzeroum

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William Everett (1839-1910) was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, the son of Charlotte Gray Brooks and Edward Everett (orator, Massachusetts governor, and U. S. Secretary of State). He received an AB at Harvard College in 1859, and an LLB in 1865. He was a tutor at Harvard in Latin (1870-1873), and an assistant professor of Latin (1873-1877). Everett became master of Adams Academy, Quincy, Massachusetts in 1878-1893 and then was a US House Representative from Massachusetts’ 7th district (Democrat) from April 1893 through March 1895. He ran unsuccessfully for governor of Massachusetts in 1897, losing to Roger Wolcott. Everett returned to his post as master at Adams Academy in 1897 and remained there until his death in 1910.

From the guide to the William Everett compositions, 1895 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Everett was an author and teacher. He was headmaster of Adams Academy, Quincy, Mass.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1880-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370779

Everett graduated from Harvard in 1859, taught Latin and classical literature and served as Overseer at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of William Everett, 1876-1908 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972775

Undergraduate degree and Ph.D. Harvard, BA Trinity College, Honors degrees Williams and Dartmouth. Tutor and Latin professor at Harvard. Licensed to preach by Unitarians. Author "School Sermons" and "College Essays."

From the description of William Everett letter to "gentlemen" [manuscript], 1897 Apr 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191870946

American educationist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Quincy Mass., to Harper & Brothers, 1880 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527281

Teacher and author.

From the description of Lectures on six provincial worthies / by William Everett, 1903 April 1-May 6. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 71358915

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creatorOf Jenks, Henry Fitch, 1842-1920. Papers, 1809-1903. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. William Everett letters to George Rex Graham and J. Lorimer Graham, 1859-1870. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dorr, George B. (George Bucknam), 1853-1944. Family Correspondence, 1861-1929. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Massachusetts Reform Club. Massachusetts Reform Club records, 1896-1913; bulk: 1896-1903. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1903-1904. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Papers of Everett Edward, 1807-1864. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf McCabe, W. Gordon (William Gordon), 1841-1920. Papers of W. Gordon McCabe [manuscript], 1757-1920. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sharswood, William, 1836-1905. Papers, 1865-1867. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. Herbert Welsh papers, 1895-1913. University of Michigan
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Autograph letter signed : Quincy Mass., to Harper & Brothers, 1880 Dec. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. Letter. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Moral teachings of Shakespeare [manuscript], ca. 1880. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Francis James Child papers, 1842-1925. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1869-1942. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1865-1906. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Tetlow papers, 1858-1912. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tyler, William Royall, 1852-1897. Papers, 1813-1896. Library of Congress
referencedIn Class album, 1873. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, oversize, ca. 1829-1985 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. [Letter] 1891 Nov. 16, Quincy [to his publisher]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Letters to Harold Fletcher from prominent Boston citizens, 1866-1903. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Lectures on six provincial worthies / by William Everett, 1903 April 1-May 6. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn North American Review, papers, ca.1842-1868. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1861-1920 (inclusive), 1892-1918 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Sharswood papers, 1865-1867, 1865-1867 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
creatorOf William Everett compositions, 1895 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf William Everett lecture transcription, circa 1860s Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Essay on Robert C. Winthrop, 1894. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. William Everett letter to "gentlemen" [manuscript], 1897 Apr 21. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1864-1906. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. William Everett papers, 1844-1910. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol. C (ff. 346). Dec. 1879 15 Jan. 1880.includes:f. 1 Samuel Birch, Keeper of Oriental Antiquities, British Museum: Correspondence with Sir. A. H. Layard: 1848, 1885. f. 3 Sir Robert Peel, 3rd Baronet: Letter to Sir A. H. Layard: 1879. ff. 5, 54 S... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CII (ff. 319). 1 Mar. -15 Apr. 1880.includes:ff. 1, 28, 110, 114 George Jackson Eldridge, CMG, Consul-General in Syria: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1864-1883. ff. 7, 128 Philip Henry Wodehouse Currie, Baron Currie; diplomatist: Letters to Sir ... British Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907. Correspondence, 1857-1907. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Papers of William Everett, 1876-1908 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Papers, ca. 1880-1905. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Francis Bowen correspondence, 1724-1909 (inclusive) 1836-1892 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Autograph letter signed William Everett to: "Dear Palmer" August 14, 1909. Wellesley College
referencedIn LAYARD PAPERS. Vol. CCIII. Pressed copies of other "private" or semi-official letters of Sir A. H. Layard at Constantinople; 18 June, 1879-19 May, 1880. Quarto. ff. xii + 315includes:ff. 1-276 b passim George Jackson Eldridge, CMG, Consul-General in ... British Library
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Italian poetry
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Birth 1839-10-10

Death 1910-02-16

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