Archives of The Longman Group 1718-1974

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Archives of The Longman Group, 1718-1974

Archives of The Longman Group 1718-1974

1025 boxes, 315 ledgers and other bound records, about 1000 books

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Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), nursing pioneer and reformer, is regarded as the founder of modern nursing. Born in Florence, Italy, she dedicated her life to the care of the sick and war wounded. In 1844, she began to visit hospitals; in 1850, she spent some time with the nursing Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul in Alexandria and a year later studied at the institute for Protestant deaconesses in Kaiserswerth, Germany. In 1854, she organized a unit of 38 nurses for service in the Crimean War. I...

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

Longman Group Ltd, publishers 1794 - 1989

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Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894

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English-Italian poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hastings, to Miss Howitt, [1864 Dec. 26?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657751 Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) was an English poet. From the description of Sirs, ye are brethren, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365128412 Christina Georgina Rossetti, English poet. From the description of [Letter and poem] / Christian G. Rossetti. [1876] (Smith College). W...

Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Longman, Thomas, 1804-1879

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Thomas Longman, English publisher. He was the older son of Thomas Norton Longman (1771-1842), and the brother of William Longman (1813-1877), both of whom were his business partners at the Longman & Co. publishing firm. From 1842-1850 the company's imprint was "Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans" (cf. Maxted's London book trades). From the description of Thomas Longman manuscript material : 3 items, 1842-1843 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 697808953 From ...

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965

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Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

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Matthew Arnold's reflective, urbane poetry and novels thoughtfully express the social issues and religious confusion of Victorian England. He worked as a school inspector, and his belief in liberal education is a theme in his poetry and essays. From the description of Matthew Arnold letters, 1875-1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50209290 British poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williams [manuscript], n.y. March 21. (...

The Longman Group

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In 1724, aged twenty-four, Thomas Longman bought the business in Paternoster Row which had been built up by William Taylor, and in doing so founded one of the great family publishing houses, which his descendants would continue to manage for the next two and a half centuries. He died in 1755 and was succeeded by his nephew Thomas Longman II, who continued to develop the business until the end of the century. It was the third Thomas Longman, who took over in 1797, who led the firm to...

Dickens, Charles John Huffam, 1812-1870, novelist

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Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870) was a writer and journal editor. He was born on 7 February 1812 at 13 Mile End Terrace, Portsea, Portsmouth. Dickens was the second child of John Dickens (1785–1851) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Barrow (1789–1863). Educated first at home and then at a local schools, Dickens received no formal schooling between 1822 and 1824 and was sent to work in a blacking factory in London. Between 1825 and 1827 Dickens was educated at Wellington House Clas...

Oliver & Boyd, publishers 1812-1977

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Longman, Thomas Norton, 1849-1930

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