McCosh, James, 1811-1894

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Scottish philosophical writer, born in Ayrshire; became president and professor of philosophy of the college of New Jersey, at Princeton in 1868; resigned the presidency in 1888 but continued as lecturer on philosophy until his death in 1894.

From the description of Letter to Rev. W.F. Farr, 1875 December 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54752223

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referencedIn Huntington Library. William Jones Rhees Collection.
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Bailey, Edward Goldsmith, 1857-. Student notebooks, 1878-1879. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Mudd Ms. Lib, Univ. Archives. A 10 12 File Box "Halsted Observatory".
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Mudd Ms. Lib, Univ. Archives. Trustees Papers.
referencedIn Lecture Notes Collection, 1772-1990 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
creatorOf McCosh, James, 1811-1894. Examination papers [on logic, metaphysics, etc., Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland] Princeton University Library
referencedIn McCormick, Nettie Fowler, 1835-1923. Nettie Fowler McCormick correspondence, 1775-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884. Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Dept. Of Rare Books & Mss., Ms. James Mccosh Collection.
referencedIn Bibliotheque De La Sorbonne (Paris). Bibliotheque Victor Cousin, Correspondance General.
creatorOf McCosh, James, 1811-1894. Letter: 1862 July 18, Queen's College, Belfast, to David Laing / James McCosh. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Ward, Marcus L. (Marcus Lawrence), 1812-1884. Papers, 1683-1912. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Princeton University. Princeton at the World's Columbian Exhibition records, 1893. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Office of the President Records : Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup, 1746-1999, 1830-1869 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
referencedIn Orita, Hikoichi, 1849-1920. Hikoichi Orita diary, 1872-1876 [photocopies] Princeton University Library
referencedIn Reid, Edward F. Diaries, 1861-1865, 1869. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Papers, 1853-1908. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Lecture Notes Collection, 1792-1976. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Hulbert, C. B. (Calvin Butler), 1827-1917. The account of a carriage trip through Vermont by President McCosh of Princeton University in 1878. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers. Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Hikoichi Orita Diary, 1872-1876 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
referencedIn Cornell University Library, Rare And Manuscript Collections. Correspondence, 1831 1840.
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Mudd Ms. Lib, Univ. Archives. Trustees' Minutes.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn [Scrapbook of clippings concerning the death and burial of Pres. McCosh ...] Princeton University Library
creatorOf McCosh, James, 1811-1894. Letter to Rev. W.F. Farr, 1875 December 3. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bellamy, Joseph, 1719-1790. Princeton, N.J., manuscript, 1842-1918. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Alexander, James W. (James Waddel), 1839-1915. Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, to Messrs. Schell and Davis of Harper and Brothers, 1891 Mar. and Apr. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1892. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897. Papers, 1848-1940 (bulk 1855-1896). Haverford College Library
referencedIn Princeton University Library, Mudd Ms. Lib, Univ. Archives. John Maclean Papers.
referencedIn Jacob Stauffer Papers, 1844-1879, 1844-1879 American Philosophical Society
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Smithsonian Library
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Birth 1811-04-01

Death 1894-11-16

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