Cabot, James Elliot, 1821-1903

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Son of Samuel Cabot, Jr., brother of Edward Clarke Cabot. Graduated Harvard Law School, 1845. Practiced law with Francis E. Parker, 1847. Accompanied Agassiz on his tour of Lake Superior region in 1848 and upon his return published a narrative journal of the expedition. Worked as architect with E.C. Cabot, 1849-58 and 1862-65. Assisted Emerson in preparing for press his Letters and social aims. Trustee (1857-1885, 1899-1902) and vice-president (1886-1898) of the Boston Athenaeum.

From the description of Letters, to Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844-1869, bulk 1845-1849. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 20904377

James Elliot Cabot was a long-time friend and biographer of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1843-1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84447458

From the guide to the James Elliot Cabot letters from various correspondents, 1843-1902., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Cabot was an American author.

From the description of Letter and an envelope, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82415709

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creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Papers of Ralph Waldo Emerson [manuscript], 1822-1930 (bulk 1830-1877). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cabot, Philip, 1872-1941. Philip Cabot papers, 1885-1942 ; bulk: 1924-1941. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Diaries, 1859-1906 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Davidson, Thomas, 1840-1900. Thomas Davidson papers, 1857-1948 (inclusive), 1857-1902 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thomas Davidson papers, 1857-1948, 1857-1902 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cabot, James Elliot, 1821-1903. Extracts from letterbooks of J. & T.H. Perkins et al., 1786-1838. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Cabot, James Elliot, 1821-1903. Letter and an envelope, 1894. American Primers
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1851, 1888-1901 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Emerson family papers, 1699-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Cabot, Elizabeth Dwight, 1830-1901. Papers, 1851-1901 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters to James Elliot Cabot, 1845-1875. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cabot, James Elliot, 1821-1903,. Letters from various correspondents, 1843-1902. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf James Elliot Cabot letters from various correspondents, 1843-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Journals and notebooks : typed transcripts, 1819-1875. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of Richard Clarke Cabot, 1886-1974 (inclusive), 1888-1939 (bulk) Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Emerson family. Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1780-1900. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn James Elliot Cabot letters from various correspondents, 1843-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peabody, Francis Greenwood, 1847-1936. Notes of lectures on philosophy by Francis Bowen, John Fiske, Charles S. Peirce, J. Elliot Cabot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederic H. Hedge, George P. Fisher : delivered to graduate students in Harvard College, 1869-1870 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cabot, James Elliot, 1821-1903. Letters, to Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844-1869, bulk 1845-1849. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Ralph Waldo Emerson letters to James Elliot Cabot, 1845-1875. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward papers, 1823-1934 (inclusive) 1837-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1786-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn North American Review, papers, ca.1842-1868. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Elliot Cabot letters from various correspondents, 1843-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Cabot, Elizabeth Rogers Mason, 1834-1920. Diaries, 1859-1906 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Emerson family papers, 1699-1939. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Boston Athenaeum. Librarian. Letters received, ca. 1810-1907. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Cabot family. Papers, 1786-1945 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Parkman family, Edward Twisleton, and Sarah Wyman Whitman additional papers, 1763-1917 (inclusive) 1850-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of Professor Henry William Wilder Foote and Family, 1714-1959 Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Letters to William C. Gannett from various correspondents, 1829-1903. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1786-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith Hurly, David. person
associatedWith Jackson, J. person
correspondedWith James Elliot Cabot person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Jones, J. R. person
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associatedWith Lee, Elliot C. person
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associatedWith Rogers person
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correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
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