Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers 1829-1915
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Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958
Dorothy Canfield Fisher (February 17, 1879 – November 9, 1958) was an educational reformer, social activist, and best-selling American author in the early 20th century. She strongly supported women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education. Eleanor Roosevelt named her one of the ten most influential women in the United States. In addition to bringing the Montessori method of child-rearing to the U.S., she presided over the country's first adult education program and shaped literary taste...
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pil...
Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916
Congregational minister, president of Yale. From the description of Letters of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1894-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812954 Timothy Dwight was born on November 16, 1828 in Norwich, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College in 1849 (B.A.) and 1852 (M.A.). Dwight was licensed to preach in 1855 and ordained in 1861. He served Yale College as tutor (1851-1855), assistant professor (1858-1861) and professor of Sacred Liter...
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Higginson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 22, 1823. He was a descendant of Francis Higginson, a Puritan minister and immigrant to the colony of Massachusetts Bay. His father, Stephen Higginson (born in Salem, Massachusetts, November 20, 1770; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 20, 1834), was a merchant and philanthropist in Boston and steward of Harvard University from 1818 until 1834. His grandfather, also named Stephen Higginson, was a member of the Continental Congre...
Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935
George Pierce Baker was an American drama educator. He graduated from Harvard University in 1887 and from 1888 to 1924 was a faculty member in the English Department. While at Harvard, he played a key role in starting the Harvard Theatre Collection at Harvard University Library; he created the Harvard Dramatic Club; and he founded Workshop 47 to provide a forum for the performance of plays developed for his English 47 class. Baker was unable to convince Harvard to offer a degree in playwrighting...
Sloane, William Milligan, 1850-1928
American historian and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed : [n.p.] and Paris, to [Harper & Brothers], 1896 Oct. 12-1896 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664161 ...
Dickson, Frederick Stoever, 1850-1925
Frederick Stoever Dickson, Sr. (Yale 1871) collected and wrote in the area of 18th century English literature, especially regarding Henry Fielding. He also had an interest in Abenaki languages. From the description of Frederick Stoever Dickson papers relating to Abenaki languages, 1883-1923 (bulk 1917-23). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702181250 Frederick Stoever Dickson (1850-1925), lawyer and author. From the description of Frederick Stoever Dickson collection...
Wilson, Caroline C.
Hale, William Bayard, 1869-1924
William Bayard Hale: ordained in 1893; active in politics and writing; turned to journalism in the early 1900s and divested himself of clerical orders in 1909; worked for Cosmopolitan, the World ; edited the Philadelphia Public Ledger for four years; worked for the Times and then World's Work ; author of numerous books, especially on politics and Woodrow Wilson; from 1914-1918 travelled in Central and South America and acted as a German propagandist. From the guide to the William Bay...
Maclean, Mary Elizabeth Schuyler.
Medlicott, William Gibbons, 1816-1883,
Dobie, Armistead M. (Armistead Mason), 1881-1962
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. Born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1881. Educated at the University of Virginia and Harvard University. Taught law at the University of Virginia, 1907-1939; dean of the School of Law, 1932-1939. Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, 1939; Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1940-1956. Died in 1962. From the description of Papers, 1902-1963, bulk 1939-1956. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 704076515 Born...
Nicholson, Watson, 1866-1951
Arber, Edward, 1836-1912
Edward Arber was the first Professor of English Language and Literature at the Mason Science College, 1881-1894 (a predecessor college of the University of Birmingham), and he was the transcriber of the Stationers' Register and the Term Catalogues, and editor of the English Reprint series. Reference: Deposit information. For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingha...
Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943
William Lyon Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 2, 1865. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1887, an A.M. degree from Harvard in 1891, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1891. Phelps taught English at Yale from 1892 until 1933 and was a popularizer of literature through his public lectures, radio addresses, and syndicated newspaper columns. He died in New Haven on August 21, 1943. From the description of William Lyon Phelps papers, 1826-1944 (inclusive), 1887-1943 (bulk)...
Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904
American essayist and critic. From the description of A little lord, a little king : Onteora, to Elsie Leslie : autograph poem, 1896 July 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269553663 American essayist and critic; literary editor, Harper's Magazine. From the description of Shakspere's Comedies by E.A. Abbey : autograph manuscript unsigned of the first page of the review : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555409 From the description of Autogr...
Schwab, John Christopher, 1865-1916
John Christopher Schwab was born on April 1, 1865, in New York City. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1886; M.A., 1888) and the University of Göttingen (Ph.D., 1890). Schwab served as lecturer, instrtuctor, assistant professor, and professor of political economy at Yale (1890-1905). He also served as University Librarian (1905-1916), and as chairman of the Yale Bicentennial Committee (1901). He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 12, 1916. From the description ...
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908
American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....
Hadley, James, 1821-1872
James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on April 23, 1856, the son of James Hadley, a professor of Greek at Yale. He graduated from Yale College, Class of 1876, studied at the Universit...
Sprague, Albert Arnold, 1835-1915.
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947
Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...
Münsterberg, Hugo, 1863-1916
Psychologist Hugo Münsterberg studied at Leipzig under Wilhelm Wundt and received further training in medicine at Heidelberg and Freiburg. He met William James at a conference in 1891, and in 1892 James invited him to Harvard University, where Münsterberg lectured and chaired the department of psychology for three years. After a brief period in Germany, he returned to Harvard, which remained his chief institutional affiliation. Münsterberg is best known for his pioneering work in clincal, for...
Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910
English scholar and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mrs. Mark's, Temple Gardens, Lincoln, to an unknown correspondent, 1890 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125491 Frederick James Furnivall (1825-1910) was an English scholar and editor who helped to organize the Working Men's College. Various organizations he founded include the Early English Text Society, Chaucer Society, New Shakspere Society, Wiclif Society, Browning Society, and Shelle...
Brown, J. Macmillan (John Macmillan), 1845-1935
Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912
American Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Letters : to Dr. John C. Rolfe, 1910. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79028412 Shakespearean scholar. From the description of Papers of Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349747 Horace Howard Furness was a lawyer and Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Scrapbook, 1869-1911. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...
Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907
Wendell Phillips Garrison was editor of The Nation. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1865-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365054 Wendell Phillips Garrison was editor of The Nation. His father, William Lloyd Garrison, was a prominent New England abolitionist and editor of the Liberator magazine. His brother Francis Jackson Garrison (1848-1916) was associated with Riverside Press and Houghton Mifflin Company. From the ...
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899
Othniel Charles Marsh was a paleontologist and was President of the National Academy of Science. From the description of Papers, 1817-1899. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616238 From the guide to the Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899, 1817-1899, (American Philosophical Society) Epithet: Professor of Palaeontology, Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055...
Gilder, Joseph Benson, 1858-1936
Joseph Benson Gilder (1858-1936) was an American editor, author and banker. He was a founder and co-editor of The Critic, a New York literary periodical; editor of its successor Putnam's Magazine; and editor of the New York Times Book Review. He served in the diplomatic service and from 1914 to 1928 was secretary of the Industrial Finance Corporation. From the guide to the Joseph Benson Gilder papers, ca. 1880-1919, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
Stoddard, Francis Hovey, 1847-1936
Francis Hovey Stoddard, university educator and administrator, was born on April 25, 1847, in Middlebury, Vermont, the son of Solomon and Francis Elizabeth (Greenwood) Stoddard. Between 1884 and 1886 Stoddard studied English philology at Oxford University, England. In 1869 he earned the A.B. degree from Amherst College. After graduating Stoddard taught in Northampton, Massachusetts, and was later employed in the cotton manufacturing business there. In 1873 he married Lucy Maria Smit...
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400
William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted [edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper] in 1896. From the guide to the Proofs and drawings for, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted, 1892-1896., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now ne...
Lounsbury, Jennie Dungan.
Parker, Edwin Pond, 1836-1920
Clergyman; B.A., Bowdoin, 1856; grad. from Bangor Theological Seminary in 1859; ordained and installed in the Second Church, Hartford, 1860; he was pastor or pastor emeritus of the Second Church of Christ for sixty years. From the description of Edwin Pond Parker papers, 1883-1919 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166249 From the guide to the Edwin Pond Parker papers, 1883-1919, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...
Woodford, Arthur Burnham, 1861-
Clarke, Isaac Edwards, 1830-1907
Author and federal employee; originally of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Letter to Miss Mary Proctor from Isaac Edwards Clark, 1854 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154690813 ...
Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937
Epithet: of Add MS 38794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00005c Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger. From the description of Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455235 From the guide to the Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937, (The New York Public ...
Hodgkins, Louise Manning, 1846-1935
Bartlett, Henrietta C. (Henrietta Collins), 1873-1963
Henrietta C. Bartlett, born in 1873, was a long-time resident of New Haven. Her father, Charles G. Bartlett, received his M.A. from Yale in 1888, and at least one of her brothers attended Yale as an undergraduate. Bartlett herself was involved with the University as an active donor to the library, with gifts ranging from her extensive library of rare books to her own personal papers. Bartlett gave many lectures at Yale during the 1920's and 1930's on the subjects of bibliography, collecting, and...
Seymour, Thomas D. (Thomas Day), 1848-1907
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902
American-born bookseller and bibliographer in England. From the description of Facsimile of an autograph letter signed, with an appended autograph note signed : London, to J.W. Dean of Boston, librarian and genealogist, 1886 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874706 Machinist and Union soldier serving in the band of the 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers; from Tilton (Belknap Co.), N.H. From the description of Papers, 1861-1879. (Duke University Librar...
Scott, Charles Payson Gurley, b. 1853
Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892
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....
Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910
Brewer went to Yale in 1848 to study soil analysis with J.P. Norton. He left to teach for two years, retuned and got his Ph. D. from the Sheffield Scientific School in 1852. After Yale he went to study in Heidelberg, Munich and Paris. In 1858 he was made professor of chemistry and geology at Washington College in Pennsylvania. From 1860-1864 Brewer was first assistant on the Geological Survey of California and undertook extensive botanical surveys of areas that were still largely unexplored. In ...
Dyer, Cornelia Catharine Joy, 1817-1903.
Walker, Sophie M. Dawson.
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
Anson Phelps Stokes was born on April 13, 1874, in New Brighton, Staten Island, New York. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1896) and the Episcopal Theological School (B.D., 1900). He served as Secretary of Yale University (1899-1921) and was active on several University committees and organizations. Phelps also served as Canon of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Washington, D.C. (1924-1939) and was active on a variety of educational commissions and as a trustee of the Phel...
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897
American economist and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645501803 Lawyer, educator, and economist. From the description of Francis Amasa Walker papers, 1878-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981602 American publicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Conn., to Mr. We...
Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930
Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. From the description of George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College, 1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844136 Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-19...
Gilchrist, Alexander, 1828-1861
Rood, Henry Edward, 1867-1954
Journalist, author, and assistant editor of Harper's Magazine. From the description of Papers, 1895-1951. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122006 ...
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1854.
Winchester, C. T. (Caleb Thomas), 1847-1920
McCabe, W. Gordon (William Gordon), 1841-1920
Classical scholar. From the description of Postal cards to Robert B. Tunstall [manuscript], 1918 February 24 and March 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647979308 From the description of Letter to Edmund Clarence Stedman [manuscript], 1892 January 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813016 W. Gordon McCabe, former Captain of A.P. Hill's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, was a member of the official Virginia State Committee in charge ...
Ehrich, Louis R., 1849-1911
Louis Rinaldo Ehrich received his B.A. from Yale in 1869. He was a member of the dry goods firm of Ehrich Brothers in New York City from 1870-1886. Between 1889-1905, Ehrich served as vice-president of the Colorado Springs and Manitou Street Railway Company, the Manitou Mineral Water Company, and the Colorado City Land and Improvement Company. He was president of the Ehrich Galleries in New York City. Louis Ehrich died in London in 1911. From the description of Louis Rinaldo Ehrich p...
Jordan, Mary A. (Mary Augusta), 1855-1941
Mary Augusta Jordan was a Professor of English at Smith College. From the description of Mary Augusta Jordan papers, 1885-1931. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 431462759 Mary Augusta Jordan's sister was married to Henry C. Folger, Jr. (1857-1930). From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1912. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884769 Mary Augusta Jordan was born on July 5, 1855 in Ironton, Ohio...
Wood, Katherine Boutecu, d. 1913.
Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929
Author, critic, and member of the Columbia English Department Faculty from 1891-1924. Matthews was an influential figure in the literary and dramatic worlds of New York and London from the 1880s throughtout his life. He was a member of numerous social and literary organizations, serving as president of the Dunlap Society, the Modern Language Association, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, among others. From the description of Papers, 1877-1962. (Columbia University In th...
Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919
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 ...
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
Sidney Lanier was a noted Southern poet and composer, born in Macon, Georgia, on Feb. 3, 1842. He graduated from Oglethorpe University and voluntarily fought for the Confederacy as a member of the 2nd Battalion Infantry (Georgia), and the Signal Corps. It is likely that Lanier contracted tuberculosis during his stay at at Union prison camp, and the complications from that disease would affect Lanier his entire life. After the war, Lanier worked as a tutor and headmaster at an academy in Alabama ...
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915
American author, illustrator, and novelist. From the guide to the Francis Hopkinson Smith Collection, 1883-1915, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Author, painter and engineer. From the description of The arm-chair at the inn and other papers [manuscript] 1896-1910. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976900 From the description of Tom Grogan [manuscript] 1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: ...
Lounsbury, Walter W.
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Author; United States ambassador to Italy. From the description of Autograph poem signed, entitled "Rheims", 1814 Sep. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492661 From the description of Autograph poem "The Cost" signed, 1914 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492676 Epithet: Editor 'The Century Magazine' New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000372 Magazine ed...
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918
The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...
Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948
Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...
Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912
George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912): 1852-1853 taught chemistry at the University of Virginia and did mineralogical experiments; 1855 appointed professor of metallurgy at Yale University Sheffield Scientific School, and in 1864 this position was expanded to include mineralogy; became president of Sheffield Scientific School in 1872, and continued until 1898; served as trustee, and other positions on the Board of the school until 1912; author of books and articles. Louis Vale...
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...
Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950
Foundation executive and author. From the description of Edwin R. Embree collection, [undated]. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70971646 Edwin Embree was secretary (1917-1924), director of the Division of Stusies (1924-1927), and vice-president (1927) of The Rockefeller Foundation, president of the Rosenwald Fund (1927-1948), and president of the Liberian Foundation. From the description of Papers, 1925-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122628995 ...
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926
Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908
Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...
Chittenden, R. H. (Russell Henry), 1856-1943
Physiological chemist; professor of physiological chemistry at Yale University 1882-1922; director of Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, 1898-1922, and trustee 1900-1930; member of the Referee Board of the Department of Agriculture 1908-1915. From the description of Russell Henry Chittenden papers, 1870-1945 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122386398 From the description of Russell Henry Chittenden papers, 1870-1945 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat reco...
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892
The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...
Holt, Roland, 1867-
Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947
Irving Fisher (1867-1947) was an economist and professor of political economy at Yale University from 1898 to 1935. He specialized in monetary economics and in the application of mathematical techniques to the solution of economic problems. From the description of Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314185 From the guide to the Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
Phipps, Henry, 1839-1930.
Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903
Runkle, Lucia Isabella Gilbert, 1844-
Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926
English biographer and literary critic. From the description of [Cards] / Sidney Lee. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252362 Epithet: formerly Solomon Lazarus; Editor of the 'Dictionary of National Biography'; Knight 1911 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0002cb English editor and scholar. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to W.A. Knig...
Eaton, D. Cady (Daniel Cady), 1837-1912
Art historian and professor at Yale University. From the description of D. Cady Eaton papers, 1853-1914 (inclusive), 1861-1910 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165605 From the guide to the D. Cady Eaton papers, 1853-1914, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...
Joy, Charles A. (Charles Arad), 1823-1891
Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915
American author and philologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : New Haven and Washington, D.C., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Apr. 2-1913 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591809 Thomas R. Lounsbury was born in Ovid, New York on January 1, 1838. He graduated from Yale (B.A., 1859) and served in the Civil War (1862-1865). He taught in New York and returned to teach at Yale's Sheffield Scientific School in 1870. He served as prof...
Joy, Laura Louisa Henrietta Rupe, 1833-
Warner, George Henry, 1833-
Howland, Frances Louise, 1877-
Bunnell, Otis Gridley, 1868-
Yale University. Examinations.
Howell, Dewitt, C., 1856-
Barnum, Frances Countenay Baylor, 1848-1920.
Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955
Hispanic scholar; philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to [George] Kunz, President of the American Scenic and Historical Preservation Society (and expert on gems), 1915 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871082 Poet, editor, Hispanic scholar, art collector. From the description of Archer M. Huntington letter to John O'Hara Cosgrave [manuscript], 1910 August 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 754955300 ...
Hart, J. M. (James Morgan), 1839-1916
Funk, Isaac K. (Isaac Kaufman), 1839-1912
Clergyman and publisher. From the description of Isaac K. Funk scrapbook, 1876-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455561 Funk was manager of the Religious Newspaper Agency, publishers of the Metropolitan pulpit, which became the Homiletic review. In 1878, with A.W. Wagnalls founded Funk and Wagnalls, publishers. From the description of [Letter] 1877 Feb. 8, Brooklyn, N.Y. to John A. Broadus / I.K. Funk. 1877. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 48463055 ...
Wheeler, Albert Sproull, 1833-1905.
Doolittle, Theodore Sandford, 1836-1893
Theodore Sandford Doolittle (1836-1893) was born November 30, 1836 in the town of Ovid, in Seneca County, New York. His father was Solomon Doolittle, a merchant in that town, and his mother was Caroline Saterlee. One known relative was second cousin, William F. Doolittle, M.D., of Cleveland, Ohio. Doolittle became a student at Rutgers College in 1855, and graduated with highest honors as a member of the class of 1859. As a student, he was the last editor of the Rutgers C...
Besant, Walter, 1836-1901
English novelist. From the description of Note : to Wilson, 1891 March 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936605 From the description of Autograph clipped from a letter : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621664 British author. From the description of The luck of the "Susan Bell" / by Walter Besant. [ca. 1868-1901] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305316 Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English aut...
Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929
Born in Romulus, Seneca County, N.Y. Graduated from Hobart College in 1857; appointed president of the University of Minnesota in 1869. From the description of Letter : Minneapolis, to Florence, 1926 Oct. 12. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57196433 ...
Sherman, P. Tecumseh (Philemon Tecumseh), 1867-1941
Haines, Henry S. (Henry Stevens), 1836-1923
Railroad engineer and executive. From the description of Henry Stevens Haines books, 1856; 1871-1872. WorldCat record id: 24673329 Henry Stevens Haines was a railroad engineer and executive. From the guide to the Henry Stevens Haines Books, 1856; 1871-1872, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...
Beers, Clifford Whittingham, 1876-1943
In 1908 founded the Connecticut Society for Mental Hygiene; in 1909 founded National Committee for Mental Hygiene; in 1928 founded American Foundation for Mental Hygiene; founded in 1930 International Committee for Mental Hygiene; founded in 1931 International Foundation for Mental Hygiene. From the description of Clifford Whittingham Beers papers, 1878-1966 (inclusive), 1878-1958 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167175 From the guide to the Clifford Whittingham Bee...
Sedgwick, W. T. (William Thompson), 1855-1921
Biologist; taught chemistry, biology, public health at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1883-1921; biologist for Massachusetts Board of Health, 1888-1896; curator, Lowell Institute in Boston, 1897-1921; trustee and director of several health-related institutions; advisor to state and federal government. From the description of William Thompson Sedgwick papers, 1864-1922 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166869 Biologist; taught chemistry, biol...
Watrous, George Dutton, 1858-1940.
George Dutton Watrous, B.A. 1879 Born September 18, 1858 in New Haven, Conn.; Died November 14, 1940, in New Haven, Conn. Father, George Henry Watrous (B.A. 1853). Mother, Harriet Joy (Dutton) Watrous. Yale relatives include: Henry Dutton (B.A. 1818) (grandfather); Matthew R. Dutton (B.A. 1808) (great-uncle); Henry M. Dutton (B.A. 1857) (uncle); Edward V. Raynolds, '80 S. (brother-in-law); Randolph Raynolds, '09, and Chester R. Downer, '16 S. (nephews); and S...
Cortissoz, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson.
Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules), 1855-1932
Jusserand was a French author and diplomat who was the French minister to Washington, 1902-1925. From the description of [Letters to] Prof. Yeomans / Jusserand. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844336 Jean Jules Jusserand was a French diplomat and author. He was ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925. A close friend of every U.S. President during that period, he did much to promote friendly Franco-American relations and to win the United States to the Allie...
Twichell, Joseph Hopkins, 1838-1918
Twichell, a clergyman, was Samuel Clemens's most intimate friend. From the description of ALS, 1911 December 7 : Hartford, to Frank Fuller. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14406107 Twichell and Fuller were personal friends of Samuel Clemens. From the description of ALS,  November 4 : Hartford, to Frank Fuller. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14399733 From the description of ALS,  October 26 : Ha...
National Republican Party (U.S.)
Munger, Theodore Thornton, 1830-1910
Congregational clergyman and author. From the description of Theodore T. Munger letter [manuscript], 1887 April 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 537512406 Theodore Thornton Munger: ordained in 1856, and served in Dorchester, Mass., until 1860; from 1864-1869 served in Haverhill, Mass., then resigned due to conflicts over his liberal theology; from 1869-1871 served in Providence, R. I., and from 1872-1875 in Lawrence, Mass.; moved to San Jose, Cal., in 1875; f...
Douglas, R. Langton (Robert Langton), 1864-1951
Epithet: Director, National Gallery, Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000508.0x0002fa ...
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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...
Fiske, Willard, 1831-1904
The coins were purchased by Willard Fiske from H. H. I. Lynge of Copenhagen in 1899. From the description of Runic coins, circa 1047-1076. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 489960820 Linguist, bibliophile, chess expert. First university librarian at Cornell University. Assembled impressive collections of Dante, Petrarch, Icelandia, etc. From the description of Willard Fiske letters [manuscript], 1875 and 1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...
Brown, Mary Jane, 1895-1976
Cook, Albert S. (Albert Stanburrough), 1853-1927
Easton, Morton William, 1841-1917.
Easton was a professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1895. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226044273 ...
Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924
Beverly Chew (B. A., Hobart College, 1869), a founding member of the Grolier Club, served as its librarian from 1887 to 1892 and as president from 1892 to 1896. From 1887 on, Chew was associated with the Metropolitan Trust Company of New York, retiring as vice-president in 1920. After his death, Chew's extensive library was dispersed at auction at the Anderson Galleries in New York City on 8-9 December 1924 and 5-7 January 1925. From the description of Papers, 1883-1926. (Unknown). W...
Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
Walter William Skeat was born in London and educated at Cambridge, becoming an ordained minister in 1860. He took a position as mathematics lecturer at Cambridge, but continued to develop his interest in language and literature, translating, editing, and writing scholarly works. This led to his role as the first professor of Anglo-Saxon at Cambridge, where he instituted a comprehensive course of study in English language and literature. He created a historic edition of Chaucer's works, made less...
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891
Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 8 April 1891, to an unidentified recipient, 1891 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679262 Francis Wilson was an attorney working out of his own firm in Santa Fe. From the guide to the Francis Wilson Files, 1927-1962, (School for Advanced Research) Actor, author, lecturer; first president of the Actor's Equity Association. From the description of Franc...
Hinckley, Henry Barrett, 1871-1940
Henry Barrett Hinckley, B.A. 1892. Born March 1, 1871, in Northampton, Mass.; Died July 29, 1940, in Brattleboro, Vt. Father, Henry Rose Hinckley (B.A. 1859). Mother, Mary Wright (Barrett) Hinckley. Yale relatives include: Rev. Joseph Lyman (B.A. 1767) and Samuel Hinckley (B.A. 1781) (great-great-grandfathers); Jonathan Lyman (B.A. 1802) (great-grandfather); George Hinckley (B.A. 1810) (great-great-uncle); Joseph Lyman (B.A. 1828) (great-uncle); and Benjamin ...
Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930
William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...
Oertel, Hanns, 1868-
Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900
Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...
Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945
George Dudley Seymour was born on October 6, 1859 in Bristol, Connecticut. He died on June 21, 1945 in New Haven, Connecticut. Seymour was a practicing patent attorney, antiquarian, historian, author, and city planner. Seymour wrote and published several articles and books. His primary areas of focus were the history of the Seymour family, the life of the patriot Nathan Hale, New Haven city planning, and many individuals and topics of interest in Connecticut history. His major works include: The...
Farnam, Henry W. (Henry Walcott), 1853-1933
Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922
Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...
Savage, Richard, 1846-1903
Richard Savage was Secretary and Librarian to the Trustees of The Amalgamated Trusts of Shakespeare's Birthplace, Museum, and New Place. From the description of Letter : to Horace Howard Furness, 1890. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884303 ...
Holt, Henry, 1840-1926
American author and publisher. From the description of Papers of Henry Holt [manuscript], 1905 April 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816422 ...
Waite, Alice Vinton
Child, Francis James, 1825-1896
The materials in this bound volume were generated due to a manuscript called the "Harris manuscript." The Harris manuscript was written down by the sisters Amelia Harris (1815-1891) and Jane Harris (1823-1897). They compiled a family repertoire of Scottish ballads, mainly passed on orally to the sisters by their mother, Grace Dow Harris (Mrs. David Harris) (b.1782). This manuscript and some correspondence was purchased in 1873 by Professor Francis James Child of Harvard University who was a scho...
Carpenter, George Rice, 1863-1909
Professor of English and Rhetoric, Columbia University, 1893-1909. From the description of George Rice Carpenter letters, 1886-1908, 1893-1908 (bulk). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459552 ...
Folwell, Mahlon Bainbridge.
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940
Hamlin Garland was the author of Son of the middle border, Daughter of the middle border, and other works. From the description of Papers of Hamlin Garland, 1757-1973 (bulk 1910-1941). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369311 Novelist and writer. From the description of Hamlin Garland autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214329366 American novelist and d...
Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894
Josiah Dwight Whitney was born on November 23, 1819 in Northampton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College in 1839 (B.A.) and studied geology in Europe. He participated in the Lake Superior region survey (1847-1849) and several other expeditions through the 1860s. Whitney taught at Harvrd University and published several works on geology. He died in Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire on August 19, 1896. From the guide to the William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951, 1814-1912,...
Howland, Henry Elias, 1835-1913.
Judge, New York City; Capt. 22nd Regiment, National Guard of the State of New York, 1862-1863; and Marine Court justice, 1873-1874. From the description of Speeches and resolutions, 1868-1913. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58757312 ...
Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School. Dept. of English.
Smith, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Eli), 1857-1913
Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919
Henry Mills Alden, American writer and editor for 50 years of Harper's Magazine and descendent of John and Priscilla Alden of the Mayflower fame, was born in Mount Tabor, Vermont, on November 3, 1836. From the description of Henry Mills Alden papers, 1862-1907. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 667714420 American editor and critic; editor, Harper's Monthly, 1869-1919. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Metuchen, New Jersey, to F...
Thwing, Charles Franklin, 1853-1937
Charles Franklin Thwing, author and president of Western Reserve University's Adelbert College. Robert Ellis Thompson, educator, editor, and author; editor of Encyclopedia American and lecturer at Harvard and Princeton. Glen Walton Blodgett, autograph seeker. From the description of Letters to Prof. R.E. Thompson and Glen W. Blodgett, 1882 May 20, 1902 November 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230946 ...
Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925
Zoologist, ethnologist, and art historian, of Salem, Mass. From the description of Edward Sylvester Morse correspondence, ca. 1860-1900. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128459 From the description of Papers, 1858-1925. (Peabody Museum). WorldCat record id: 28416528 American zoologist and orientalist, born in Portland, Me. Prentice C. Manning, of Portland, worked for Bryon Greenough & Co. (hats, caps, and furs). From the desc...
Brown, Edmund Woodward
Yale University. Faculty.
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928
Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924
Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...
Sheffield, George St. John, 1842-1924.
Van Name, Addison, 1835-1922.
Sheffield, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), 1793-1882
Vail, Charles Delamater, 1837-1921.
Librarian and professor at Hobart College, and a writer and authority on local history. From the description of Bibliography of the life of Mary Jemison : typescript, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33310753 ...
Day, George Parmly, 1876-1959.
George Parmly Day was born in 1876 and received a B.A. from Yale University in 1897. In 1907 Day organized the Yale Publishing Association, which became the Yale University Press in 1908. Day served as its president until 1944. In 1910 Day became treasurer of Yale and served as a successful fundraiser until 1942. He was one of four brothers described in his brother Clarence Day, Jr.'s Life With Father. George Parmly Day died in New Haven, Connecticut on October 24, 1959. From the des...
Phillips, Andrew W. (Andrew Wheeler), 1844-1915
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920
Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...