Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917

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Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917

Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917

The Benson John Lossing Collection is an assortment of correspondence, drawings, writings, and memorabilia relating to the 19th century historian, illustrator, and editor of The American Historical Review (1813-1891). Predominantly correspondence, the collection centers around Lossing's information gathering for his popularizations of American history, while it also illuminates the early publishing industry in the United States.

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U.S. Representative from Vermont (1833-1843), lawyer in Bennington, Vt., member of state legislature, state's attorney, state bank commissioner, Superior Court judge, U.S. Land Commissioner for California, governor of Vermont (1858-1860), and historian; Whig; died in Springfield, Mass. From the description of Hiland Hall papers, 1786-1885 (bulk 1832-1881). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 671251777 ...

Hasbrouck, Abraham Bruyn, 1791-1879

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Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893

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Baird, Henry Carey, 1825-1912

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Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Myers, Theodorus Bailey, 1821-1888

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Parsons, Usher, 1788-1868

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885

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Mason Brothers

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Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861

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Schuyler, George Lee, 1811-1890.

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Appleton, William Henry, 1814-1899

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Neill, Edward D. (Edward Duffield), 1823-1893

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Fogg, J. S. H. (John Samuel Hill), 1826-1893

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Ewbank, Thomas, 1793-1870

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Sedgwick, C. F.

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Wilson, Archibald.

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Harper & Brothers.

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Riker, James, 1822-1889

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Stone, William L. (William Leete), 1835-1908

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Richardson, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1851-1913

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Watson, John F. (John Fanning), 1779-1860

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John F. Watson was an antiquarian, publisher and financier. He was born in New Jersey but later settled in Germantown, Pa. From the description of Bible thoughts, 1823-1859(inclusive), 1926-1827(bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122524436 American publisher, financier and antiquarian. From the description of Letters of John Fanning Watson [manuscript], 1831 and 1852. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647840601 J...

Rogers, John, 1829-1904

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John Rogers (1829-1904) was born in Salem, Mass., and received his education in the Boston public schools. While employed in various jobs he began to model in clay during his leisure hours and in 1858-1859 spent time in Rome studying methods of reproducing clay groups in plaster form. On his return, he went to Chicago where he exhibited, for a charity fair, "The Checker Players," a group in clay that attracted much favorable attention. During the Civil War, he modeled small statuette groups, mos...

Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893

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Prime, Samuel Irenæus, 1812-1885

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Samuel Irenæus Prime studied theology at Princeton and became a Presbyterian clergyman, but left the ministry after four years and moved to New York where he established The observer, a religious periodical. He wrote on a variety of subjects, including his European travels and a biography about Samuel F.B. Morse, but was best known for his "Irenaeus letters," published between 1880 and 1885. From the description of S.I. Prime letter to My dear brother, 1877 Mar. 21. (Pennsylvania Sta...

Francis, Samuel W. (Samuel Ward), 1835-1886

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Son of Samuel Francis of Southampton County, Virginia, moved to Lawrence County, Mississippi. From the description of Letter : to Henry Dupree, Hicksford, Virginia, [1824?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145409618 ...

Atlee, William Yorke.

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Mayer, Brantz, 1809-1879

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Ms. note : (Author Hist. of Mexico). From the description of Letter, 1863, April 23, Baltimore, to "Sir". (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122615237 Lawyer, author, founder and president of the Maryland Historical Society. From the description of Letter : Baltimore, [Md.], to F.J. Dreer, 1859 Nov. 13. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38873485 Lawyer, historian, and author, of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers, 1634-1...

Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919

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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...

Harper, Joseph W. (Joseph Wesley), 1830-1896

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Son of Joseph Wesley Harper, 1801-1870, who was one of Brothers of the Harper & Brothers firm; worked for firm for approximately 45 years, as selector of primarily literary writing for last 25 years or so; trustee of Columbia University for 20 years. From the description of Letters of Joseph W. Harper [manuscript] 1888-1895 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874671 ...

Schuyler, Eliza H.

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Van Rensselaer, Adeline.

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Orne, Caroline F. (Caroline Frances), 1818-1905

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Poet and author of children's stories. From the description of Caroline Frances Orne poems [manuscript], 1886 Mar 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 212376654 ...

Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892

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George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became administrator for the library in 1876. As a historian he concentrated on the colonial and revolutionary periods of American history. From the guide to the George Henry Moore papers, 1851-1891, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Arc...

Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872

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Publisher of Putnam's Magazine and founder of G. P. Putnam & Son[s]. From the description of George Palmer Putnam letters [manuscript], 1858-1870. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998826 George Palmer Putnam (1814-1872) was a book and magazine publisher. From the description of George Palmer Putnam correspondence, 1843-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122607941 From the guide to the George Palmer Putnam correspondence, 1843-1871, ...

Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882

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Unitarian minister; President, United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. From the description of Henry W. Bellows letters, 1861-1863. (Columbia University in the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 62754818 New York City resident and Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Letter, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526778 Henry Whitney Bellows (1814-1882) was born in Boston and received a B.A. from Harvard Colleg...

Drake, Samuel Gardner, 1798-1875

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American antiquarian and historian. From the description of Sameul Gardner Drake lettersh[manuscript], 1854-1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648020869 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Henry B. Dawson, 1858 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270516136 Antiquarian, book publisher, and historian; one of founders of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. From the description of Letter to W.W. Greenou...

Berard, A. B. (Augusta Blanche), 1824-1901

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De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907

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Officer in the New York State Militia. From the description of Papers, 1849-1857. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663483 Old Fort Johnson, a National Historic Landmark located in Montgomery County, N.Y., was the 18th-century home of Sir William Johnson, an official of the British Empire. It was later owned by wealthy philanthropist John de Watts Peyster, who presented it to the Montgomery County Historical Society in the early 20th century. As o...

Brackett, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1829-1896

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Soldier; colonel, 9th Illinois Cavalry during the Civil War; author. From the description of Letter : to Col. Albert G. Brackett, 1895 May 7. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418123 Colonel Brackett spent several years following the Civil War on the western frontier in command of military posts for the 2d United States Cavalry. Fort Bridger, Wyoming, occupied by troops sent to settle the Mormon troubles in 1858; occupied until 1890. F...

Smillie, James, 1807-1885

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Fairlie, Frederick.

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Fairchild, Thomas B., 1811-1879

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Bogart, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1888

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Carter, Charles S.

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Redfield, Justus Starr, 1810-1888

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Brooks, N. C. (Nathan Covington), 1809-1898

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Author. From the description of N.C. Brooks correspondence, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451643 ...

Saunders, Frederick, 1807-1902

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Anglo-American librarian and author, international copyright advocate. From the description of Frederick Saunders letter to Dr. J. W. Francis [manuscript], ante 1859. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781303445 American librarian and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.W. Harper, 1852 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634017 ...

Whitehead, William A. (William Adee), 1810-1884

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Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889

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Henry Barton Dawson was an American editor, historian and antiquarian bookseller. From the description of Henry B. Dawson papers, 1859-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122465987 From the guide to the Henry B. Dawson papers, 1859-1892, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Henry Barton Dawson (1821–1889) was an American journalist, historian and temperance reformer. From the guide to the Henry B. Dawson Letter, 1864, (Speci...

Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919

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American physician, chief surgeon at The Woman's Hospital, New York, N.Y., pioneer gynecologist, and renowned collector of American historical documents and memorabilia. From the description of T. A. Emmet letter to Eugene L. Didier [manuscript], 1884 October 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781299229 Thomas Addis Emmet, a prominent physician, historian, and collector of early Americana. During his life he extra-illustrated 150 books, including four sets of ...

Sprague, William B. (William Buell), 1795-1876

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Clergyman and autograph collector from Albany, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1830-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 33203510 American pastor, collector, and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, N.Y., to [Andrew Preston Peabody?], 1866 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 751989045 William Buell Sprague (1795-1876) was an American Presbyterian clergyman and author. A graduate of Yale and of Pri...

Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894

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Miniature and portrait painter. One of the founders of the National Academy of Design. From the description of Thomas Seir Cummings papers, 1826-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515430 ...

Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, 1852-1935

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Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), 1848-1930

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Author of THE LADIES OF THE WHITE HOUSE, AN HOUR WITH CHARLOTTE BRONTE, THE HEARTHSTONE, and MOTHERS OF GREAT MEN AND WOMEN. From the description of Papers,[ca. 1880-1919] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155456284 Mrs. Laura Carter Holloway Langford was born in Nashville, Tenn., in 1848 and died in 1930. She grew up in a world of affluence that included the last vestiges of southern plantation life. When Laura was 14 she married Junius B. Holloway. Widowed not to...

Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876

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American poet. From the description of Letters of Prosper Montgomery Wetmore [manuscript], 1845-1862. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812278 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.W. Lawrence, 1849 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588039 Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator. From the description of Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12240...

Thornton, John Wingate, 1818-1878

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John Wingate Thornton (1818-1878), a Boston lawyer, historian and antiquary, was a founder of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and was elected to membership in the American Antiquarian Society in 1855. He authored several books, including _The Landing at Cape Ann_ (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1854) and _The Pulpit of the American Revolution_ (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1860), as well as several articles and pamphlets, including _The First Records of Anglo-American Colonization: Their...

Buckingham, Stephen M.

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Ruttenber, Edward Manning, 1825-1907

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Newspaper editor and publisher in Newburgh, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1862-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155526186 ...

Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889

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Artist and educator. From the description of Robert Walter Weir correspondence, 1858 February 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981333 ...