Harris, George, 1844-1922

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George Harris was born in Brisbane in 1845 and grew up in Ipswich. He worked on bullock teams delivering goods, and then worked in the timber trade, hauling and rafting timber. He set up his own timber business and bought a selection of land at Cabbage Tree. He retired to Ipswich.

From the description of Reminiscences of my early days in Ipswich / by George Harris. [1923?] (The University of Queensland Library). WorldCat record id: 62539008

Professor of Christian theology at Andover Theological Seminary (1883-1899) and president of Amherst College (1899-1911).

From the description of George Harris letter to H. O. Houghton & Co. [manuscript], 1897 Sep 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463210

Harris was a native of Alabama who moved to New Haven, Conn. just prior to the date of this letter. He had eleven children. Nothing else is known about him.

From the description of Letter, 1940. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 38202398

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creatorOf Harris, George, 1884-. Musical compositions by George Harris [manuscript],n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Harris, George. Fashioned by nature, undated. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
creatorOf Page, Frederick Harlan, 1860-1951. Papers, 1883-1947. Andover Newton Theological School, Franklin Trask Library
creatorOf Rosenthal, Irving, 1930-. Irving Rosenthal papers, ca. 1950-1996. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Harris, George, 1845-. Reminiscences of my early days in Ipswich / by George Harris. University of Queensland, UQ Library
referencedIn Amherst College. Inaugurations collection, 1821-[ongoing] / Amherst College. Amherst College Library
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives. Money for Jam / by George Harris, 1967 - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
referencedIn Sydenham, Benjamin. Sketch of the Operations of the Army under the Command of Lieutenant General Harris, 31 July 1799. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Harris, George. Letter, 1940. Auburn University.
creatorOf Harris, George. M 795 Harris, George Diary. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Southern Baptist Convention. Pastor's Conference (73th : 2008 : Indianapolis, Ind.). Proceedings [videorecording]. Southern Baptist Historical Library & Archives
referencedIn Studio photographers' collections, 1929-1955 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Amherst College Inaugurations Collection, 1821-present Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Alabama Writers' Project. Photographs, 1901-1941. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Harris family. Papers, 1662-1873. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lemprière, John, 1765?-1824. Letter : Abingdon, [England], to George Harris, Rugby, 1806 Oct. 12. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Harris, George, 1844-1922. George Harris letter to H. O. Houghton & Co. [manuscript], 1897 Sep 19. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn George Harris. Sonoma County Library
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associatedWith Harris, George, 1884- person
associatedWith H.O. Houghton & Company, corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jackson, M. M. person
associatedWith Lemprière, John, 1765?-1824. person
associatedWith Page, Frederick Harlan, 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, Irving, 1930- person
associatedWith Southern Baptist Convention. Pastor's Conference (73th : 2008 : Indianapolis, Ind.). corporateBody
associatedWith Sydenham, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. person
associatedWith Toronto Workshop Productions Archives. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ipswich (Qld.)
Australia--Queensland
United States
California, Southern
Australia--Brisbane River (Qld.)
New Haven (Conn.)
Queensland
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City and Town Life
Aboriginal Australians--History
Architecture
Lumber trade--History
Floods
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Birth 1844

Death 1922

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