Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906

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Professor of political science, history, and constitutional law at Rutgers College and president of Pennsylvania State College (later Pennsylvania State University).

From the description of Papers, 1857-1878. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28374919

George W. Atherton was a political scientist, historian, and Pennsylvania State College's seventh president (1882-1906).

From the description of George W. Atherton papers, 1837-1950. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50031709

College professor and president of Pennsylvania State College (later Pennsylvania State University); served as Voorhees Professor of History, Political Economy, and Constitutional Law at Rutgers College, 1869-1882.

From the description of Papers, 1857-1878 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122477414

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referencedIn Pennsylvania State College. Class of 1909. Class of 1909 minute books, 1905 September 15-1909 June 16. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Slater, William A. Letters received concerning the gift of the library of George W. Atherton, 1906-1907 and 1964 (bulk 1906-1907). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Pennsylvania State College. Faculty. Letter and petition to the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania State College, and reply, 1905 December 23 and 26. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910. William Henry Brewer papers, 1852-1909. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. George W. Atherton letter, State College, Centre Co., Pa., 1886 August 17. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency, 1874-1876. American Primers
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. George W. Atherton papers, 1837-1950. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Becker, Carl L. (Carl Lotus), 1873-1945. Letter from George W. Atherton, and note by Becker concerning library books, 1899 October 24, n.d. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Gilchriese, John D. The John D. Gilchriese collection, 1893-1898. Arizona State University Libraries
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. Papers, 1857-1878. Rutgers University
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. Papers, 1857-1878 (inclusive). Rutgers University
creatorOf Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Letter, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C., to Prof. G.W. Atherton, 1875 October 16. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. Agricultural experiment station survey, 1886 February 25. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (Austin Scott), 1865-1937 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Govier, Helen Atherton, b. 1878,. Oral history interview with Helen Atherton Govier, 1974 January 25. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Thompson, John I. Letter and Civil War reminiscences, 1895 and 1905. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency, 1874-1876 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Scott, Austin, 1848-1922. Papers, 1865-1937, 1871-1922 (bulk). Rutgers University
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. Agricultural legislation, 1884, 1914, and 1915. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn McDowell, Milton S. (Milton Speer), 1872-1958. Some notes on Penn State presidents I have known, 1947 Spring. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Pennsylvania State College. Proceedings at the dedication of the Carnegie library, 1899 and 1904 November 18. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Alvord, Henry E. (Henry Elijah), 1844-1904, person
associatedWith Armsby, Henry Prentiss, 1853-1921. person
associatedWith Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations corporateBody
associatedWith Atherton, Charles Morgan Herbert, 1873-1936. person
associatedWith Atherton family family
correspondedWith Atherton, Fannie W. (Fannie Washburn) person
associatedWith Atherton, Frances Washburn, d. 1913. person
associatedWith Atherton, Frank. person
associatedWith Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938, person
associatedWith Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914, person
associatedWith Becker, Carl L. (Carl Lotus), 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910. person
associatedWith Buckhout, Hariet Atherton, d. 1953. person
associatedWith Campbell, William Henry, 1808-1890. person
associatedWith Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889. person
associatedWith Curtin, Andrew Gregg, 1815-1894, person
associatedWith Gilchriese, John D. person
associatedWith Govier, Helen Atherton, 1878-1976. person
associatedWith Govier, Helen Atherton, b. 1878, person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. person
associatedWith Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. person
associatedWith McDowell, Milton S. (Milton Speer), 1872-1958. person
associatedWith McElwain, Harriet A. person
associatedWith Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898, person
associatedWith Pennsylvania State College. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania State College. Class of 1909. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania State College. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Rutgers College. corporateBody
associatedWith Rutgers College. Office of the President corporateBody
associatedWith Rutgers University corporateBody
associatedWith Scott, Austin, 1848-1922. person
associatedWith Slater, William A. person
associatedWith Sparks, Edwin Erle, 1860-1924, person
associatedWith Thompson, John I. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 10th (1861-1865) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New Jersey--New Brunswick
New Jersey
New Brunswick (N.J.)
Middlesex County (N.J.)
Centre County (Pa.)
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
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State universities and colleges
Agricultural experiment stations
Universities and colleges
Agricultural experiment stations--Surveys
Education, higher
Occupation
College teachers--New Jersey--New Brunswick
College presidents--Pennsylvania
College teachers--New Jersey
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Birth 1837-06-20

Death 1906-07-26

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