Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916

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American author and poet.

From the description of Poems, 1905-1906. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58776294

Frank Dempster Sherman was an American architect, mathematician, poet, and genealogist. He studied at Columbia and Harvard, and later taught architecture at Columbia, but also emerged as a popular and proficient poet of light verse. Noted for his wit, sympathy, and diverse interests, Sherman also wrote children's verse under the pseudonym Felix Carmen. The last years of his life were spent compiling and refining a Sherman family genealogy.

From the description of Ad astra, ca. 1889?. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55059401

Sherman was educated at Columbia University (Class of 1884) in the School of Architecture and spent a year at Harvard University in post-graduate study. He returned to Columbia in 1887 as an instructor and in 1904 was made Professor of Graphics, a position he held until his death.

From the description of Dies ultima / by Frank Dempster Sherman. 1902 [i.e. 1907] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 71753034

From the description of The book-hunter / Frank Dempster Sherman. [ca. 1880 - 1890]. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 71753074

From the description of A sonnet / by Frank Dempster Sherman. 1908. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 71753068

American poet, architect, mathematician; pseudonym: Felix Carmen.

From the description of Papers of Frank Dempster Sherman [manuscript], 1882-1909. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647845402

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. A sonnet / by Frank Dempster Sherman. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn General Literary Manuscripts collection, 1677-1969. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
creatorOf Columbia University. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Columbia University. Graduate School of Architecture and Planning records circa 1890-1963. 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 Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. Century Magazine correspondence, 1885-1914. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1869-1942. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. The book-hunter / Frank Dempster Sherman. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928. Autograph letter signed Edmund Gosse to: "My dear Mr. Sherman" June?/July?],[18]87. Wellesley College
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. Ad astra, ca. 1889?. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929. Letters to Frank Dempster Sherman, 1889-1923. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. Dies ultima / by Frank Dempster Sherman. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921. Letters, 1874-1914, London. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sherman, Frank D. Frank D. Sherman letter to William Clifford, 1916, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Shepherd, Arthur, 1880-1958. Bacchus / A. Shepherd. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. Poems, 1905-1906. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Frank Dempster Sherman papers, 1893-1916 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Sayer" to "Sill." Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Frank Dempster Sherman Collection, 1882-1909 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902. Papers of Horace Elisha Scudder [manuscript], 1875-1896. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. Letters, 1889 Jan 16-1904 Nov 10 [to] Frank D. Sherman / T. B. Aldrich. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn William E. Barton Letters, 1861-1924 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Sherman, Frank C. Land Exchanges / Frank C. Sherman. University of Montana, Mansfield Library
referencedIn Frank Dempster Sherman Collection, 1887 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. The miller's dream : poem, [1876-1900?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902. Correspondence, 1864-1906. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Correspondence, 1864-1906. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sherman, Frank W. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
creatorOf Ware, William R. (William Robert), 1832-1915. William Robert Ware papers and photographs, circa 1834-1920. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Frank Dempster Sherman, 1889-1923. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916. Papers of Frank Dempster Sherman [manuscript], 1882-1909. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf General Literary Manuscripts collection, 1677-1969 USC Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn James, Philip, 1890-1975. Moonlight : song for high voice : opus 26, no. 1 / text by Frank Dempster Sherman ; [music by] Philip James. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. person
associatedWith Allmond, Marcus Blakey, 1851-1909 person
associatedWith Andros, R. S. S., (Richard Salter Storrs), 1817-1868 person
associatedWith Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 person
associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930 person
associatedWith Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951 person
associatedWith Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Church, Mary Brownson, person
correspondedWith Clifford, William, 1858-1942 person
associatedWith Columbia University. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. corporateBody
associatedWith Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 person
associatedWith Davie, Donald person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921. person
associatedWith Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886 person
associatedWith Durand, Cyrus, 1787-1868 person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S., (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 person
associatedWith Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howard, Robert, Sir, 1626-1698 person
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 person
associatedWith James, Philip, 1890-1975. person
associatedWith Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 person
associatedWith Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947 person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Lüders, Charles Henry, 1858-1891. person
associatedWith Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916 person
associatedWith Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949 person
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 person
associatedWith Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 person
associatedWith Norris, Howes, d. 1842, person
associatedWith Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922 person
associatedWith Perkoff, Stuart Z. person
associatedWith Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 person
associatedWith Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 person
associatedWith Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872 person
associatedWith Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir, 1860-1943 person
associatedWith Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946 person
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 person
associatedWith Saltus, Edgar, 1855-1921 person
associatedWith Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902. person
associatedWith Secor, David Pell, 1824-1909, person
associatedWith Shepherd, Arthur, 1880-1958. person
associatedWith Sherman family family
associatedWith Sherman, James. person
associatedWith Sherman, John Dempster. person
correspondedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 person
associatedWith Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 person
associatedWith University of Montana--Missoula. School of Forestry. corporateBody
associatedWith Vale, Eugene person
associatedWith Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933 person
associatedWith Ware, William R. (William Robert), 1832-1915. person
associatedWith Watson, William, 1858-1925. person
associatedWith Weismiller, Edward Ronald, 1915- person
associatedWith Wells, Carolyn, d. 1942 person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Genealogy
American poetry
Poets, American--Poetry
Authors, American--19th century--Archival resources
Stamp collecting
Land use
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
Occupation
Professor
Genealogists
Poets
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Birth 1860-05-06

Death 1916-09-19

English

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