Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet collection 1766-1935

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Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet collection, 1766-1935

Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet collection 1766-1935

The Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet Collection contains letters and documents signed by prominent political figures, military leaders, authors and scientists. The date span of the collection is from 1766-1935. Notable individuals include Susan B. Anthony, Robert Browning, Henry Clay, Charles Darwin, George Gissing, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, James Madison, James Monroe, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, George Washington, Daniel Webster and Woodrow Wilson.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Buchanan, James, active 1753-1773

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Epithet: 15th President of the United States (1857) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0003a5 Epithet: of Blairvadock; brother-in-law of Alexander, 13th Earl of Caithness British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0003a8 Epithet: Consul at New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : D...

Curie, Marie, 1867-1934

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Marie Curie (b. November 7, 1867, Warsaw, Poland-d. July 4, 1934, Passy, Haute-Savoie, France), nuclear physics and chemist and research of radioactivity. She won the Nobel Prize for physics (with Pierre Curie) in 1903, and again for chemistry in 1911. She discovered polonium and radium. ...

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...

Koch, Robert, 1843-1910

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German physician and bacteriologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to an unidentified colleague, 1885 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595512 ...

Sulzer, William, 1863-1941

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New York politician William Sulzer (1863-1941) served as a United States Representative from New York (1895-1912). During 1912 Sulzer chaired the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs. In January, 1913 Sulzer was elected governor of New York State. Shortly after his inauguration, he was impeached by the New York State Assembly on charges of having diverted campaign funds to his own use. Sulzer asserted that false charges had been brought against him because he refused to follow the wi...

Frazer, James G.

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Adams, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 38307 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0000e4 Epithet: of Isleworth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0000e7 Epithet: quarryman, of Kilmallow, county Waterford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0000ea ...

James H. McHenry

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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...

Farragut David Glasgow, 1801-1870

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Union Civil War admiral from Tennessee. From the description of Letter, 1860 September 25, U.S. Steam Sloop Brooklyn, to Isaac Toucey, Washington, D.C. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 26186356 David Glasgow Farragut, U.S. Naval officer, was born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee on July 5, 1801. He is known for the taking of New Orleans in March 1862. He was then the first person to be commissioned to rear admiral in July 1862. He was victorious in the Battle o...

Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876

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The Black Hills Expedition, the 7th United States Cavalry commanded by Gen. Custer, under the authority of Gen. Terry, was to reconnoiter a route to the Black Hills and explore their interior. It left from Fort Hall July 2, 1874 and returned in August. From the description of Black Hills Expedition order and dispatch book, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127547 In 1867, Custer, Lt. Col. of the 7th Cavalry, was operating in Kansas and Nebraska, engaging the Indians un...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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Charles Braden

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Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

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Born in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Osler was received his medical from McGill University in 1872. He became Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's first professor of medicine in 1889. Author of The Principles and Practices of Medicine (1892), Osler has been celled the father of psychosomatic medicine and the "most influential physician in history." From the description of Sir William Osler press clippings, 1905-1920. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14312601 ...

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John Churchill Coffing of Salisbury, Connecticut (1776-1847), and his second wife, Maria Birch (ca. 1780-1865), had five children: Churchill (1813-1873), Joshua B. (1815-1841), Marcia (1817-1854), Maria (1819-1839), and George (b. 1822). Joshua attended Yale as a member of the class of 1837, but dropped out after one year. Marcia and Maria both attended Grove Hall School in New Haven, Connecticut, in the 1830s. Marcia married Alexander Hamilton Holley (1804-1887) on September 10, 1835; their chi...

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...

Timothy Pitkin

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Marshall, John

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Chase, Salmon P.

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Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Seward, William, 1747-1799

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, to [Mr. Cadell], 1791 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664109 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [n.p.], to Miss Burney, [1785]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662094 ...

Joseph Story

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Behring, Emil Von

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Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Webster, Daniel (Fugitive slave)

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Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912

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Burton Chance, a prominent Philadelphia ophthalmologist, wrote "Ophthamology" (1939) and "Early printing of medical books..." (1948). From the guide to the Burton Chance correspondence, 1930-1952, 1930-1952, (American Philosophical Society) Quaker physician and surgeon, developed antiseptic prevention of wound infections. From the description of Papers, 1900-1902 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35160658 Joseph Lister was a British sur...

Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Sulzer, William

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Admiral Foote

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Farragut David Glasgow, 1801-1870

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Union Civil War admiral from Tennessee. From the description of Letter, 1860 September 25, U.S. Steam Sloop Brooklyn, to Isaac Toucey, Washington, D.C. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 26186356 David Glasgow Farragut, U.S. Naval officer, was born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee on July 5, 1801. He is known for the taking of New Orleans in March 1862. He was then the first person to be commissioned to rear admiral in July 1862. He was victorious in the Battle o...

Browning, Robert

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Mr. Crawford

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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Hemingway, Ernest

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Webster, Noah, 1758-1843

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American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor; b. in Hartford, Conn.; attended Yale and taught school in the Hartford area; moved to New Haven, Conn., in 1798. From the description of Noah Webster papers, 1786-1980. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319706045 Noah Webster (1758-1843) was an American lexicographer, author and editor. He is best known for his spellers (early spelling textbooks) and his ...

Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825

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American inventor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War., 1824 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872501 Eli Whitney (1765-1825), American inventor and gun manufacturer, received his patent for the first cotton gin in 1794. From the description of Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580711 Whitney, American inventor, especially known for ...

Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Lister, Joseph

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Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

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Born in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Osler was received his medical from McGill University in 1872. He became Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's first professor of medicine in 1889. Author of The Principles and Practices of Medicine (1892), Osler has been celled the father of psychosomatic medicine and the "most influential physician in history." From the description of Sir William Osler press clippings, 1905-1920. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14312601 ...

John Jeffries

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William Seward

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Theodore Morgan

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Virchow, Rudolf, 1821-1902

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German pathologist. From the description of Papers, 1865-1874. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35551332 ...

Helmholtz, Hermann ˜vonœ 1821-1894

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Herman Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz was a German scientist and philosopher. From the guide to the Letters to various correspondents, 1847-1891., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz was a German scientist and philosopher. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1847-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405116 German physicist. From the descrip...

Stephens, Alexander H.

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Ross, Ronald, Sir, 1857-1932

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British physician, specialist in tropical diseases. From the description of Papers, 1923-1957, [bulk 1930-1932]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35315438 Sir Ronald Ross, 1857-1932, began his career in 1881, in the Indian Medical Service. In 1888, after studying public health and bacteriology, he concentrated on determining the cause of malaria in India. From 1895 to 1898 Ross studied mosquitoes and the malarial parasite plasmodium. He succeeded in demonstrating the p...

Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922

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Inventor and educator. From the description of Check, 1918 Feb. 11. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954428 Alexander Graham Bell, inventor and educator, and members of the related Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families. From the description of Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979893 Inventor Alexander Graham Bell became a member of the American Philsophical Society in...

Darwin, Charles Ben, 1822-1901

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Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) was the grandson of Erasmus Darwin of Lichfield and Josiah Wedgwood. He entered the University of Edinburgh in 1825 to study medicine, intending to follow his father Robert's career as a doctor. However, Darwin found himself unenthusiastic about his studies, including that of geology, and left Edinburgh without graduating in 1827. Forming the intention of entering the church, Darwin came up to Cambridge in 1828, and though not finding the formal studies any more...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

William M. Goodrich

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Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876

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The Black Hills Expedition, the 7th United States Cavalry commanded by Gen. Custer, under the authority of Gen. Terry, was to reconnoiter a route to the Black Hills and explore their interior. It left from Fort Hall July 2, 1874 and returned in August. From the description of Black Hills Expedition order and dispatch book, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127547 In 1867, Custer, Lt. Col. of the 7th Cavalry, was operating in Kansas and Nebraska, engaging the Indians un...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922

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Wright, a Memphis, Tennessee lawyer, joined the Confederate army, and became a brigadier general in December 1862. After the war he collected material for the Official Records. From the description of Letter, July 7, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477282755 Confederate general, author. From the description of Papers of Marcus Joseph Wright, 1872-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958249 Marcus Joseph ...

Mary Rush

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Hamilton, Alexander, 1923-

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Epithet: Army Surgeon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00039a Epithet: Vicar-General of Clogher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x0003a0 Epithet: of Add MS 29133 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00039e Epithet: of Add M...

Dolly Madison

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Levy, Richard John

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Marconi, Guglielmo, marchese, 1874-1937

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Guglielmo Marconi, Italian-born physicist and inventor of wireless transmission. From the description of Guglielmo Marconi manuscript material : 1 item, 1899 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 727146246 From the guide to the Guglielmo Marconi manuscript material : 1 item, 1899, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian physicist who spent much of his professional life in Grea...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Charles Lee

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

William Viereck

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Koch, Robert

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Virchow, Rudolf, 1821-1902

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German pathologist. From the description of Papers, 1865-1874. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35551332 ...

Mr. Lee

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William B. Farwell

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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Marconi, Guglielmo

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Epithet: Marchese Marconi 1929; inventor of wireless telegraphy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001128.0x00037a ...

Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...

Thomas Crofts

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Col. De Arnaud

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Ehrlich, Paul

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Clay, Henry

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Epithet: Warden of Nuffield College Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0001ef Epithet: American Secretary of State British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0002d7 History A more detailed account of the events and personalities surrounding the Henry Clay -- John...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Richard Crouch

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Richardson Stuart

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Algernon Gissing

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Curie, Marie, 1867-1934

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Marie Curie (b. November 7, 1867, Warsaw, Poland-d. July 4, 1934, Passy, Haute-Savoie, France), nuclear physics and chemist and research of radioactivity. She won the Nobel Prize for physics (with Pierre Curie) in 1903, and again for chemistry in 1911. She discovered polonium and radium. ...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

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Former vice-president of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Letter, 1866 Dec. 26, Crawfordville, Georgia, to Henry Bradley Plant. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 260819402 Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Alexander H. Stephens papers, 1844-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476996 Lawyer, journalist, governor of Geo...

Behring, Emil ˜vonœ 1854-1917

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German biochemist. From the description of Emil von Behring letters, 1896-1897, to Paul Ehrlich, Berlin. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35060032 ...

Adler, Alfred, 1870-1937

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Epithet: psychologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000189 Psychologist. From the description of Alfred Adler papers, 1888-1975 (bulk 1928-1937). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982945 From the description of Alfred Adler papers, 1896-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984537 Biographical Note ...

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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James K. Polk was president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. Biographical Note 1795, Nov. 2 Born, Mecklenburg County, N.C. 1806 Family moved to what is now Maury County, Tenn. 1818 Graduated, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, ...

Grant, Ulysses S.

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C. W. Gooch

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Frazer, James George, 1854-1941

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Scottish anthropologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trinity College, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1925 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751681 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Sir George Grahame, 1928 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751685 ...

John Mercer

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