Dickson, Frederick Stoever, 1850-1925

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Frederick Stoever Dickson, Sr. (Yale 1871) collected and wrote in the area of 18th century English literature, especially regarding Henry Fielding. He also had an interest in Abenaki languages.

From the description of Frederick Stoever Dickson papers relating to Abenaki languages, 1883-1923 (bulk 1917-23). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702181250

Frederick Stoever Dickson (1850-1925), lawyer and author.

From the description of Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding, 1733-1937 (bulk 1900-1922). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147816

From the description of Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding, 1733-1937 (bulk 1900-1922). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 60366634

Frederick Stoever Dickson was born June 24, 1850, in Utica, New York to Rev. Hugh Sheridan Dickson, a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary and a Presbyterian minister, and Sarah Margaret (Stoever) Dickson. Dickson attended Yale University with the Class of 1871, studied law in Philadelphia from 1871-74, was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1874, and practiced law in Philadelphia until 1898. He then pursued various management, banking and investment interests in Ohio and Pennsylvania from 1900-1913, during which time he was president of telephone companies in Cleveland, manager of the Cleveland office of the New York banking and brokerage firm of A. O. Brown & Company, and president of The Abrasive Company of Bricksburg, Philadelphia. He lived in New York City from 1913-24 and died December 1, 1925, in Philadelphia.

Dickson produced published and unpublished work on Henry Fielding, William Makepeace Thackeray and other subjects. He is the author of An Analysis of Blackstone's Commentaries (1874) and An Analysis of Kent's Commentaries (1876), on American law, And the Wilderness Blossomed (1901), a description of his summer home in Maine, Thackeray in the United States (1904), and contributions to Fielding literature in The Library, Yale Review, Notes and Queries and other journals. He also compiled indexes to Fielding's novels. Dickson collected work by and about both Fielding and Thackeray, and he donated his Fielding collection of approximately 2,000 volumes to the Yale University Library in 1913.

For additional biographical information on Frederick Stoever Dickson see the Yale University Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale College (1926). For a summary description of Dickson's Fielding collection see the Wilbur Lucius Cross essay in The Yale University Library Gazette (1927).

From the guide to the Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding, 1733-1937, 1900-1922, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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creatorOf Dickson, Frederick Stoever, 1850-1925,. Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding, 1733-1937 (bulk 1900-1922). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. William Makepeace Thackeray collection, 1846-1912. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dickson, Frederick Stoever, 1850-1925. Frederick Stoever Dickson papers relating to Abenaki languages, 1883-1923 (bulk 1917-23). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dickson, Frederick Stoever, 1850-1925,. Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding, 1733-1937 (bulk 1900-1922). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dickson, Frederick N. Letter, 1937 April 1. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn William Makepeace Thackeray collection, 1846-1912 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding, 1733-1937, 1900-1922 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers, 1829-1915 (inclusive), 1856-1915 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Keightley, Thomas, 1789-1872. The life and writings of Henry Fielding, Esq. / by Thomas Keightley ; taken from the pages of Fraser's magazine and edited by Frederick Stoever Dickson, 1859-1911. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wilbur Lucius Cross papers, 1876-1948 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Cross, Wilbur Lucius, 1862-1948. Wilbur Lucius Cross papers, 1876-1948 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. William Makepeace Thackeray collection, 1846-1912. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers, 1829-1915 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Keightley, Thomas, 1789-1872. The life and writings of Henry Fielding, Esq. / by Thomas Keightley ; taken from the pages of Fraser's magazine and edited by Frederick Stoever Dickson, 1859-1911. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Andrew Keogh papers, 1898-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith Brill, Kenneth G. person
associatedWith Cabot, William B. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cross, Wilbur L(Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948. person
associatedWith De Castro, John Paul. person
associatedWith De Castro, John Paul. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921. person
associatedWith Emmett, Daniel Decatur, 1815-1904. person
associatedWith Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. person
associatedWith Hallowell, Irving A. person
associatedWith Hughes, Helen Sard, b. 1882. person
associatedWith Jensen, Gerard Edward, b. 1884. person
associatedWith Keightley, Thomas, 1789-1872. person
associatedWith Keogh, Andrew, 1869-1953. person
associatedWith Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Pollard, Alfred W(Alfred William), 1859-1944. person
associatedWith Rasles, Sébastien, 1657-1724. person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Speck, Frank Gouldsmith, 1881-1950. person
associatedWith Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. person
associatedWith Wells, John Edwin, 1875-1943. person
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Blackface entertainers
Abenaki language--Dictionaries--English
English literature--19th century
English literature--18th century
Composers
Indians of North America--Languages
Minstrels
Algonquian languages
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Death 1925

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