Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection 1840-1881


Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection 1840-1881


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Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886 (person)

American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1767-1848; U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts 1859-61, U.S. Minister to England, 1861-68; U.S. Arbitrator at the Geneva Tribunal ("Alabama" claims), 1871-72. From the guide to the Charles Francis Adams letters, 1844-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 (person)

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Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901 (person)

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman from New York who served as U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator from New York. He was renowned for his skills as a litigator and was involved in three of the most important causes of American political jurisprudence in his day: the impeachment of a president, the Geneva arbitration and the contests before the electoral commission to settle the presidential election of 18...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 (person)

Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Wendell Phillips (person)

Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention (1777-1778) (corporateBody)

Isabelle Dana (person)

Lily Dana (person)

John Prescott (person)

Sara Watson Dana (person)

Lyman, Charlotte Dana, 1885- (person)

Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858 (person)

American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

Harriet Jacobson (person)

A. D. W. French. (person)

Robert Cummings Schenck (person)

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 (person)

James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Hillhouse, James Abraham, 1789-1841 (person)

James Abraham Hillhouse (September 26, 1789 - January 4, 1841) was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the eldest child of James and Rebecca (Woolsey) Hillhouse. Hillhouse entered Yale at the age of 13, withdrew before the end of his freshman year, but eventually received an A.B. degree with the class of 1808. When his business plans were interrupted by the War of 1812, he relocated to New Haven from Boston, where he had resided for three years after his graduation. In 1819 he visited E...

Jones, William A. (person)

Epithet: Sec League of Nations Union Liverpool and Merseyside Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x00005e ...

James R. Osgood and Co. (corporateBody)

Henry B. Osgood (person)

Samuel Gridley Howe. (person)

Edward Terry (person)

Andrew Johnson (person)

Fields, Osgood and co. (corporateBody)

Sarah N. Arnold (person)

W. Hamilton (person)

Francis, Dana (person)

Leonard Jarvis (person)

Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892 (person)

James R. Osgood was a native of Maine who went to work for the publishing house of Ticknor and Fields. He eventually founded the subsidiary group James R. Osgood & Co. which was associated with many fine writers. The firm struggled financially, and when Osgood stepped down, was dissolved into Houghton, Mifflin. From the description of James R. Osgood letter to George L. Craik, 1879 June 2. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667691 Publisher....

Jonathan Mason Jr. (person)

Sam Longfellow (person)

House of Lords (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Richard Dana (person)

David Lyman (person)

Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879 (person)

American essayist and poet. From the description of The buccaneer : autograph manuscript copy of a fragment of the poem signed : Boston, 1865 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 557604082 From the description of Sonnet: to a garden-flower sent to me by a lady and Song: I saw her once : autograph manuscript copies of two poems signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539184 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mr. & ...

John Braham (person)

St. Paul (corporateBody)

Angela Henrietta Channing Dana (person)

Washington Allston (person)

William Jackson (person)

Alexander N. Harris (person)

Greeley Curtis (person)

Frederick Cavendish (person)

Edith Longfellow (person)

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882 (person)

Lawyer and author. From the description of Richard Henry Dana correspondence, 1843-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449368 Author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana was the privileged son of an aristocratic Massachusetts family. Taking time from Harvard because of medical problems, he went to sea, where his experiences as a sailor inspired him to write Two Years Before the Mast. A sea story that was part memoir and part social commentary, the novel proved to be popular with...

Howes Norris Jr. (person)

E. Smith (person)

C. L. Street (person)

R. I. Burbank (person)

Charles Deane (person)

Hammatt Billings (person)

Lyman, Francis Ogden, 1846-1915 (person)

Harvard Law School (corporateBody)

Law clubs were established to provide students an opportunity to practice preparing and arguing law cases as realistically as possible. Law clubs began to be founded at Harvard in the 19th century; one of the earliest was the Marshall Club, founded in 1825. In 1910, the Board of Student Advisers was formed, and the more formal Ames Competition in Appellate Brief Writing and Advocacy was established. From the description of General information by and about Harvard Law School clubs, 18...

C. J. Kino (person)

Frank, Dana (person)

Bayard Taylor (person)

Charlotte Dana (person)

Amherst (corporateBody)

James Deshon (person)

William Stedman (person)

Keyes, Edward L. (Edward Loughborough), 1873-1949 (person)

Nathan Appleton (person)

Wheeler, William A. (William Adolphus), 1833-1874 (person)

Philologist and librarian. From the description of Letters to William A. Wheeler, 1861-1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63167590 ...

Henrietta Dana (person)

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872 (person)

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...

Walter Brackett (person)

Cobb, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1826-1891 (person)

Commission merchant, commercial agent, banker, and mayor, of Boston and Roxbury, Mass. From the description of Diaries, 1858-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70950277 ...

Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 (person)

Republican legislator from Maine who became a U.S. Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. From the description of Papers, 1837-1869. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17462689 William Pitt Fesssenden was a U.S. senator from Maine (1854-1864, 1865-1869) and Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War (1864-1865). His sons, General Francis and Brigadier General ...

Manchester Express Co. (corporateBody)

Rosamund Dana (person)

J. Cist (person)

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 (person)

Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Harvard (corporateBody)

Mary Dana (person)

Chauncey K. Williams (person)

Beach, Erasmus D., 1809-1867 (person)

William Ellery (person)

Sally Dana (person)