Thacher, Thomas Anthony, 1815-1886

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Thomas Anthony Thacher was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on January 11, 1815. He received a B.A. degree from Yale College in 1835 and his M.A. in 1838. From 1838 to 1842, Thacher was a tutor at Yale College. He then advanced to assistant professor of Latin and Greek Languages from 1842 to 1845, assistant professor of Latin Language and Literature from 1845 to 1851, and professor of Latin Language and Literature from 1851 until his death on April 7, 1886. In addition to his teaching duties, Thacher was actively involved in the general administration of Yale College, particularly in the area of fund raising. He also served as a member of the Connecticut State Board of Education from its inception in 1865 until his resignation in 1877. Thacher received the degree of Doctor of Laws from Western Reserve College in 1869.

From the description of Thomas Anthony Thacher papers, 1708-1886 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702125398

Thomas Anthony Thacher was born in Hartford, Connecticut on January 11, 1815. He received a B.A. degree from Yale College in 1835 and his M.A. degree in 1838. From 1838 to 1842, Thacher was a tutor at Yale College. He then advanced to assistant professor of Latin and Greek Languages from 1842 to 1845, assistant professor of Latin Language and Literature from 1845 to 1851, and professor of Latin Language and Literature from 1851 until his death on April 7, 1886. In addition to his teaching duties, Thacher was actively involved in the general administration of Yale College, particularly in the area of fund raising. He also served as a member of the Connecticut State Board of Education from its inception in 1865 until his resignation in 1877. Thacher received the degree of Doctor of Laws from Western Reserve College in 1869.

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referencedIn Ebenezer Alfred Johnson family papers, 1760-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Salisbury family papers, 1753-1904 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn William Kent family papers, 1768-1961 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Johnson, Ebenezer Alfred, 1813-1891. Ebenezer Alfred Johnson family papers, 1760-1969 (inclusive), 1830-1919 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Holley, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887. Papers, 1818-1887. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Smith, Moses, 1830-1904. Papers, 1848-1908. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. Daniel Coit Gilman papers, 1845-1910 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Colton Family Papers, 1749-1879, 1826-1879 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Colton family. Colton family papers, 1749-1879 (inclusive), 1826-1879 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Kent, William, 1864-1928. William Kent family papers, 1768-1961. Yale University Library
referencedIn Gilbert-Cheever family papers, 1836-1891 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Thacher, Thomas Anthony, 1815-1886. Thomas Anthony Thacher papers, 1708-1886 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879,. Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Salisbury family. Salisbury family papers, 1753-1904 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Thomas Anthony Thacher papers, 1708-1886 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Gilbert family. Gilbert-Cheever family papers, 1836-1891 (inclusive), 1851-1883 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969, 1811-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Salisbury family. Salisbury family papers, 1753-1904 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn William Kent family papers, 1768–1961 Yale University Library
referencedIn Evarts family. Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (inclusive), 1798-1901 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Daniel Coit Gilman papers, 1845-1910 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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Birth 1815-01-11

Death 1886-04-07

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