Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911

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Hiram Corson, originally a Philadelphian, served for a time as librarian at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and also as a teacher and writer about literature and spiritualism. From 1870 to 1903 he taught at Cornell University. He was the author of "An Introduction to the Study of Shakespeare" (1889).

From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1909. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155879238

Professor of English literature.

Hiram Corson taught literature courses at Girard College, St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, and at Cornell University.

From the description of Hiram Corson papers, 1842-1956. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074782

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referencedIn William Sharswood papers, 1865-1867, 1865-1867 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Morgan Hart papers, 1856-1916. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Eells, Kate Gay, 1881-. Kate Gay Eells student notebooks, 1900. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hiram Corson papers, 1842-1956. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Wilder, Burt G. (Burt Green), 1841-1925. Burt Green Wilder papers, 1841-1925. Cornell University Library
referencedIn White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. Andrew Dickson White papers, 1832-1919. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ruddy, Ella Giles, 1851-1917. Papers, 1861-1916. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Library Of Congress Archives Collection.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jones, Clinton Irving, b. 1859. Clinton Irving Jones class notes, 1886. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1858-1883. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hart, J. M. (James Morgan), 1839-1916. James Morgan Hart papers, 1856-1916. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Gilbert, Allan H., 1888-1987. Allan H. Gilbert reminiscence, 1979. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Jared Treman Newman papers, 1803-1953, 1803-1937 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Cornell University. Cornell University miscellaneous autograph collection, 1874-1929. Cornell University Library
referencedIn White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. Andrew Dickson White papers, 1832-1919. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Public Record Office (Records Of Kew Observatory). Edward Sabine Papers.
creatorOf Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. William Dean Howells letters, 1866-1916 (bulk 1866-1878). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Evans, E. P. (Edward Payson), 1831-1917. Review of Hiram Corson's Introduction to the Study of Shakespeare [1889] University of Michigan
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1847-1886. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1865-1876. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911,. Autograph letter signed from Hiram Corson to Charles H. Patterson [manuscript], 1901 August 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Donovan, Herbert D. A. (Herbert Darius Augustine), b. 1880. Herbert D. Donovan course notes, programs of student activities, pipes, tobacco, 1899-1912. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ogden family. Ogden family papers, 1841-1947. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Cornell University Library, Rare And Manuscript Collections. [Contact repository for more information].
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911. Hiram Corson papers, 1842-1956. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911. [Publications]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Greer, Louise, 1899-. Papers of Louise Greer [manuscript], 1851-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910. Goldwin Smith papers, 1819-1921, 1844-1915 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Morehouse family. Morehouse and Lang family papers, 1843-1954, 1885-1954 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911. Letter, 1889 Nov. 27, Florence, to [E.P.] Evans [Munich]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Burt Green Wilder papers, 1841-1925 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Curran, Thomas, 1848-1898. Thomas Curran notebook, 1871. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Newman, Jared T. (Jared Treman), 1855-1937. Jared Treman Newman papers, 1803-1953, 1803-1937 (bulk). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911,. Autograph letter signed from Hiram Corson, Ithaca, to Mrs. George Hambrecht [manuscript], 1905 February 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911. Note in the hand of Hiram Corson on Antony and Cleopatra, act V, scene 2, line 87, 1873. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Goldwin Smith papers, 1819-1921, 1844-1915 (bulk). Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
creatorOf Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877. John S. Hart letters, 1834-1877. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Andrew Dickson White papers, 1832-1919. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Curtis, Charles William, 1864-1938. Charles William Curtis and Stephanie Marx Curtis papers, 1884-1916. Cornell University Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn Leo, F. A. (Friedrich August), 1820-1898,. Autograph letters signed from various correspondents mostly to F.A. Leo [manuscript], 1852-1899. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Staunton, Howard, 1810-1874,. Autograph letters signed from Howard Staunton, London, to unidentified recipients [manuscript], 1874. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cornell University Library, Rare And Manuscript Collections. Correspondence, 1831 1840.
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911,. Autograph letters signed from Hiram Corson, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., to Joseph Parker Norris [manuscript], 1873-1879. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1909. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library.
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correspondedWith Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 person
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Birth 1828-11-06

Death 1911-06-15

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