Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929.


Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929.

Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929.

Letters to American philosopher and psychologist William James and some to his wife, Alice Howe Gibbens James. Also includes a James family photograph album.

11 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)


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Baldwin, James Mark, 1861-1934

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Epithet: Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0002d6 American psychologist, author. From the description of James Mark Baldwin collection, 1887-1968. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122337900 Psychologist. From the description of James Mark Baldwin papers, 18th century-early 20th century. (Columbia Univer...

Freund, Max 1879-

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Gibbs, H. R.

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Kate Gurney

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Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate, 1841-1906

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Shaler (Harvard, S.B., 1862) taught paleontology and geology at Harvard and was Dean of the Lawrence Scientific School. From the description of Papers of Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, 1872-1914 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972881 Prominent geologist and scholar, served with the Kentucky Geological Survey, and as a professor at the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard University. From the description of Nathaniel Southgate Shaler : paper...

Bertier, A.

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Lodge, Oliver, Sir, 1851-1940

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1851-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185813 From the description of Correspondence with Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 1911-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86144402 From the description of Correspondence with Gilbert Murray, 1904-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155003845 From the description of Laboratory notebook, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77931094 ...

Lutoslawski, Wincenty, 1863-

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Balch (Boston), photographer.

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Pratt, James Bissett, 1875-1944

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James Bissett Pratt was born on June 22, 1875 in Elmira, N.Y. He graduated from Williams College in 1898 with a B.A. in philosophy. In 1899, after completing an M.A. in philosophy at Harvard University, Pratt taught at Elmira Free Academy. From 1902 to 1903, he studied philosophy at the University of Berlin then continued his studies at Harvard, receiving a Ph. D. in 1905. Soon after, Pratt was hired as an instructor in philosophy at Williams College. He became an Assistant Professor in 1906, an...

McGrew, Dallas D. L.

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Morgan, C. Lloyd (Conwy Lloyd), 1852-1936

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British psychologist and zoologist. From the description of C. Lloyd Morgan correspondence, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984334 Epithet: FRS; Principal of University College, Bristol British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00012c Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00012d ...

Binet, Alfred, 1857-1911

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Dicey, A.V. (Albert Venn), 1835-1922

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Dicey, a legal scholar and jurist, taught law at Trinity College, was considered a master at tax law, and wrote books on conflict of law and the British constitution. From the description of Law of contract part II, 1892. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236001955 Legal scholar and jurist. Dicey taught law at Trinity College for twenty-seven years and was considered a master at tax and revenue cases. His books on conflict of laws and the British constitution...

Godkin, Edwin L.

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Lee, Vernon, 1856-1935

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Vernon Lee was the pseudonym for Violet Paget (1856-1935), a British writer of supernatural fiction, poetry and essays who lived in Italy 1889-1935. From the description of Vernon Lee manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1885-1900?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014870 Vernon Lee was the pen name of Violet Paget, an enigmatic English author with special interest in history and aesthetics. An English citizen, she was born and spent much of her life outside o...

Papini, Giovanni, 1881-1956

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Call, Annie Payson, 1853-1940

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000755.0x00020c Author. From the description of How to live quietly : literary typescript, circa 1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453486 ...

Fiske, John, 1842-1901

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Historian, philosopher, and librarian. Name originally Edmund Fiske Green; at age thirteen, took name of maternal great-grandfather, John Fiske. From the description of John Fiske papers, 1867-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 163614392 Philosopher, historian, librarian. From the description of Papers of John Fiske [manuscript], 1872-1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805107 John Fiske was a American author, best known for popular ...

Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974

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Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...

Fraser, Alexander Campbell, 1819-1914

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Philosopher. From the description of Autograph letters signed (30) : to Prof. Knight, 1879-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751486 ...

Urban, Wilbur Marshall, 1873-1952

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Adler, Felix, 1851-1933.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Felix Adler (Columbia A.B., 1870), religious leader and educator, taught courses in social and political ethics at Columbia between 1902 and 1933. From the guide to the Felix Adler Papers, 1830-1933., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Felix Adler (Columbia A.B., 1870), religious leader and educator, taught courses in social and political ethics at Columbia between 1902 and 1933. From the description of Felix Adler papers, ...

Hering, Ewald, 1834-1918

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Paulsen, Friedrich, 1846-1908

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Judd, Mrs Sylvester D.

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Holt, Edwin B. (Edwin Bissell), 1873-1946

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Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Enchanted cigarettes : [n.p.] : autograph essay signed, [ca. 1891]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598917 Author and scholar Andrew Lang was born in Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Oxford. He resolved to be a journalist, and wrote articles and columns for various publications, but eventually this versatile and prolific author produced poetry, fiction, essays on various topics, history, literary criticism...

J. Eliahu

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Jevons, F.B. (Frank Byron), 1858-1936

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Frank Byron Jevons (1858-1936) was Professor of Philosophy in the University of Durham 1910-1930, Sub-Warden of the Durham Colleges 1902-1909 and Vice-Chancellor 1910-1911, and Master of Hatfield College 1896-1923. His early work was largely on Greek philosophy and antiquities, but in his later career he turned increasingly to the study of comparative religion and evolution, and also wrote on personality and philosophy. His chief publications included The development of the Athenian democracy (1...

Fullerton, George Stuart, 1859-1925

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Fullerton served as the vice-provost for the University of Pennsylvania, dean of the Philosophy department and dean of the College. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226046753 ...

Spangenberg, Johanna

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Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-

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Mme. F.

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Read, Carveth, 1848-

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Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935

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Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876-1957

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Perry graduated from Harvard in 1897 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Ralph Barton Perry, 1891-1957 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973152 Perry received his A.M. in 1897 and his Ph.D in 1899 from Harvard, and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Public opinion and the Civil War : paper for History 20e, 1896-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074149 ...

Hyslop, James H. (James Hervey), 1854-

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Founder of the American Institute for Scientific Research, the parent organization of the American Society for Psychical Research. From the description of Papers, 1896-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41579871 Professor of ethics and logic at Columbia University, 1895-1902. From the description of James H. Hyslop papers, 1886-1910. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102575 Psychologist a...

Delano, Samuel.

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Clarke, Joseph Thacher, -1920

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Putnam, Charles P. (Charles Pickering), 1844-1914

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Fawcett, E. Douglas (Edward Douglas), 1866-1960

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Morgan, M. H. (Morris Hicky), 1859-1910

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Morgan (Harvard, A.B., 1881) taught classical philology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Morris Hicky Morgan, 1887-1909 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972814 ...

Strong, Charles Augustus, 1862-1940

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000274 Strong was a philosopher and psychologist. He received a theological education, but turned to philosophy and psychology under the influence of William James and George Santayana. He taught at Clark University, the University of Chicago, and Columbia University. From the description of [Letter], 1904 Mar. 8, Lakewood, N.J. [to] Prof. Gar...

Wembridge, Eleanor Harris Rowland, 1882-

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Gižycki, Georg von, 1851-1895

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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Montague, William Pepperrell, 1873-

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Notman Studios, photographer.

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L. Cellérier

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Moore, Thomas Verner, 1877-1969

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Irish immigrant watchmaker; resident of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers, 1817-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20030252 Moore was a mule packer who accompanied General George Crook in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon and Idaho in the Indian wars with the Paiute and Bannock Indians from 1866-1878. From the description of Letter, 1890. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 33862846 Epith...

Telberg, Ferdinand.

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Anna Spafford

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Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

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

Boodin, John Elof

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Boodin was born on Sept. 14, 1869 in Pjetteryd, Sweden; AB (1895) and AM (1896), Brown Univ., and Ph. D, Harvard Univ., 1899; instructor in philosophy at Brown Univ., 1896-97; Walker fellow, lecturer at Harvard Univ., 1899-1900; professor of philosophy at Grinnell College (1900-4), Univ. of Kansas (1904-13), Carleton College (1913-28), and UCLA (1928-39); emeritus professor, UCLA; president, American Philosophical Assn., Western Division, 1932-33; publications include Truth and reality (1911), G...

Washburn, Francis T. (Francis Tucker), 1843-1873

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Prang, Louis, 1824-1909

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Louis Prang was born in Germany where took an active part in the Revolution of 1848. After emigrating to the U.S. Prang served as a mapper during the Civil War and transferred these skill to the business of printingg and lithography. Prang became an innovator in the printing and packaging of greeting cards, and also became interested in art education. From the description of Papers, 1871-1971. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122477111 Louis Prang (1824-190...

E. F. Baldwin

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Hawes, J. B., photographer.

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Murray, John Clark, 1836-1917

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Professor of Philosophy at McGill University. From the description of Autograph letters signed (26) : to Prof. Knight, 1856-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613126 J. C. Murray was the Chairman of the Christmas Island Phosphate Company. From the description of J. C. Murray's report to the directors of the Phosphate Mining Company of Christmas Island on his visit to Christmas Island and Singapore 1937 and matters arising therefrom [manuscript]. 1937. (Libra...

Gruener, Theodore

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Child, Francis James, 1825-1896

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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...

Titchener, Edward Bradford, 1867-1927

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Professor of Psychology, Cornell University. From the description of Edward Bradford Titchener papers, 1887-1940. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63933942 ...

Sorley, W.R. (William Ritchie), 1855-1935

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English professor of philosophy. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Professor Knight, 1902 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662442 ...

Meyers, Eveleen Tennant, 1856-1937

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Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913

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Wallace was a naturalist and collaborator with Darwin on the theory of evolution. From the description of Letter, 1895, January 16, Parkstone, Dorset, to Wallis Mansford, Esq. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 123275202 Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x00011f British naturalist. From the description of Letters to E. D. Girdlestone : ALS, 18...

Peirce, James Mills, 1834-1906

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Peirce graduated from Harvard in 1853, taught mathematics and astronomy and served as Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard. From the description of The character and philosophy of Malebranche, 1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972840 From the description of Scrap book, [ca. 1845-1847?] / compiled mostly by James M. Peirce, the first few pages by S.M. Peirce. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: ...

LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901

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Joseph LeConte, born in 1823, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1841. He enrolled in the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1844 and received an M.D. in 1845. He married Elizabeth Caroline Nisbet in 1847 and established a medical practice in Macon. Because his first love was geology, however, he enrolled in the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard College in 1850 to study with the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz. Upon completing his studies in 1851 he returned to Georgia and became...

Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929

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British social reformer and poet. From the description of Lecture notes, 1879-1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28106871 British social reformer and writer. From the description of A market place in Morocco, [19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146085 English poet and philosopher. From the description of Letter, ca. 1910, to William Sloane Kennedy. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184907549 ...

Seth Pringle-Pattison, A. (Andrew), 1856-1931

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English prof. of logic and metaphysics. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Edinburgh, and Selkirk, N.B., to Prof. Knight, 1902 Dec. 16 and 1903 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619074 ...

Sheldon, Wilman Henry, 1875-

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Kühnemann, Eugen, 1868-

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Claparède, René-Édouard, 1832-1871

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Thilly, Frank, 1865-

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Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

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Bigelow (Harvard M.D. 1874) was briefly an instructor in surgery at the Harvard Medical School. From 1881 to 1888 he studied art in Japan, and later donated his collections of Oriental art to the Boston Museum of Fine Art. From the description of Buddhist notes : typescript, 1922 January-February. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612790985 Bigelow (Harvard, M.D. 1874) was briefly an instructor in surgery at the Harvard Medical School. From 1881 to 1888 he studied ar...

Gurney, Edmund, 1847-1888

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Maier, Heinrich, 1867-

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Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

Morse, Harriet Jackson Lee.

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Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949

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Professor at the University of Chicago, later President of Yale University. From the description of James Rowland Angell letters, 1880-1945. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418550 Born May 8, 1869, Burlington, Vermont; psychologist, educator; B.A., University of Michigan, 1890, M.A. 1891; M.A., Harvard, 1892; taught at the University of Chicago and was acting president, 1918-1919; president of the Carnegie Corporation, 1920-1921; president of Yale University,...

Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949

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Educator. From the description of Papers of Edward L. Thorndike, 1900-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84052750 Educational psychologist. Throndike was a professor of educational psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, 1901-1940, a leading figure in educational psychology, and a developer of educational and psychological tests. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890-1973], [ca. 1890-1941] (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Starbuck, Edwin Diller, 1866-1947

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Sabatier, Paul, 1858-1928

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French historian and Protestant clergyman; made special study of Saint Francis of Assisi. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1902 Nov. 11, Paris, to Robert Steele. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122395435 ...

Kennedy, William Sloane, 1850-1929

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Friend and biographer of Walt Whitman. From the description of Letters, 1926, West Yarmouth, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184906845 Author. From the description of The fight of a book for the world : typescript draft, [1926?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81993554 ...

Farlow, W.G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919

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American botanist. Educated at Harvard University (B.A. 1866, M.D. 1870). Assistant Professor of Botany at Harvard, 1874-1879; Professor of Cryptogamic Botany, 1879-ca. 1919. Also taught at Bussey Institution, Jamaica Plain, 1874-1879. From the description of Papers of W. G. Farlow. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069233 Epithet: American botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000818.0...

Miller, Dickinson Sergeant, 1868-1963

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Miller was professor of philosophy at Bryn Mawr College. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226054851 Dickinson Sergeant Miller (1868-1963) was a professor of philosophy and a writer. In 1889 received an A.B. from the University of Pennsylvania and an A.B. and A.M. in 1892 from Harvard. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Halle in 1893. After returning to the United States...

Notman (Boston), photographer.

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Dickinson, G. Lowes (Goldsworthy Lowes), 1862-1932

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British historian and philosopher. From the description of Letter : The Cottage, B[?], Sussex, to "Dear Elliott[?]," [1916] Aug. 23. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547527 Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson was born in 1862 in a Christian Socialist family. He studied at Charterhouse and King's College, Cambridge, and tried lecturing and medicine before turning to literature full time. In 1887 he became a Fellow ...

Peabody, Andrew P. (Andrew Preston), 1811-1893

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American author, clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Portsmouth, N.H., to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1856 Oct. 1-1860 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851342 Peabody graduated from Harvard in 1826, taught Christian morals and served as preacher and Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Andrew Preston Peabody, 1839-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972834 Clergyman...

Carpenter, J. Estlin (Joseph Estlin), 1844-1927

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Unitarian divine. From the description of Autograph letters signed (49) : [n.p.], to W.A. Knight, 1872 Feb. 18-1903 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134460 ...

Sugiyama, Tomitsuchi.

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Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933

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American essayist. From the description of Essay, 1915 May 25, London, on Stilton cheese. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166330051 Writer on subjects of moral philosophy, ancient Greek literature, and events of historical and social significance. From the description of Letters, 1922-1934, bulk 1927-1928, to Henry Chester Tracy. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 12486594 John Jay Chapman was an American essayist, poet, playwright, and...

Peirce, Charles Sanders

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Kaiserin Auguste Victoria

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Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904

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English critic and philosopher. From the description of Autograph letters signed (24) : London, etc., to W.E. Henley, 1876-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580328 From the description of English thought in the eighteenth century : autograph manuscript, [187-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580765 Stephen was a British critic, man of letters and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography. From the description of Photograph album of Le...

Warren, Fiske, 1862-1938

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Bromberg, Frederick George, 1837-1930

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U.S. representative of Alabama and lawyer. From the description of Frederick George Bromberg papers, 1867-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453436 Lawyer, and U.S. Representative, 1873-1875, from Mobile, Ala. From the description of Frederick George Bromberg papers, 1738-1930 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23150058 Frederick George Bromberg was born in New York City, 19 June 1837, and moved with his parents to Mobile, Alabama, in 183...

Baudin, Emile

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Bredon, Hans.

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Fletcher, Horace, 1849-1919

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Food and health faddist in the early 20th century. Self-taught nutritionist, lecturer, author, world traveler. Taught that food should be chewed 30-40 times before swallowing. From the description of Horace Fletcher letter to Dr. Powers [manuscript], 1910 Oct 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 244832282 Fletcher, an American businessman, was best known for his writing and lectures on popular nutrition. His major innovation in eating habits, called Fletcherism,...

Allen, Grant, 1848-1899

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Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (Grant Allen), novelist and essayist, was born near Kingston, Ontario, Canada and emigrated to England. Allen loved to travel and his series of guide books gave him monetary support and time to follow his intellectual bent as a freethinker/socialist. He was a highly respected figure in the group of late Victorian agnostics. Allen published more than thirty works of fiction, as well as poetry and short stories, under his own name and pseudonyms. Novels included The...

Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939

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British essayist, editor physician and psychologist. He studied human sexual behavior and his research for Man and Women (1894) led to his major work, the seven volume, Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1897-1928). His last writings were the essays on literature and art reprinted in Views and Reviews (1932). From the description of Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166017 From the guide to the Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939, (M...

WallÉs, Oraham, 1858-1932

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Bell, Winthrop Pickard, 1884-1965

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Gordon, George A. (George Angier), 1853-1929

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George A. Gordon was a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. In 1861 he became Captain of the First Regiment Georgia Infantry, which later became the 13th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Infantry, also known as the Phoenix Battalion and Gordon's Battalion. He was elected Major of the battalion in April 1862. Later that same year Gordon was promoted to Colonel of the Field, Staff and Band of the 63rd Regiment Georgia Infantry, also known as the Phoenix Regimen...

Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898

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Philanthropist, abolitionist. Contributed to the building of the railroad system in the United States. From the description of John Murray Forbes letter to George William Curtis, [manuscript], 1891 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263078000 Forbes was a Boston businessman who was engaged in the China trade early in his life and later involved in railroad development in the American West. From the description of Letters from various corres...

Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909

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Novelist. From the description of Letter and photographs [manuscript] 1894 April 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943005 From the description of Letters to James Rennell Rodd, Baron Rennell [manuscript] 1884-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943002 Francis Marion Crawford was born in 1854 in Bagni di Lucca (Italy), to American parents: the sculptor Thomas Crawford (1813?-1857), and Louisa Cutler Ward Crawford (later Terry), Ju...

Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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Clements, Edgar T.

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Schiller, F.C.S. (Ferdinand Canning Scott), 1864-1937

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Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864-1937) was a German-born philosopher whose major interests were in the areas of metaphysics, logical theory, epistemology, philosophy of science and ethics. He was a professor at Oxford (1897-1926) and at the University of Southern California (1926-1937). From the description of Papers of F. C. S. Schiller, 1887-1936. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122570764 Schiller was born in Schlesw...

Baltzly (Cambridgeport, Massachusetts), photographer.

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Higginson, F. L.

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Olivier, Sydney Haldane Olivier, Baron, 1859-1943

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Sears, Sarah Carlisle Choate, 1858-1935

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R. B. Perry

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Norman Hapgood

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Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930

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This is Horace Howard Furness, Jr., son of Horace Howard Furness. Both father and son were Philadelphia Shakespeare scholars. From the description of Papers and letters to Horace Howard Furness (Sr.), W. U. Hensel, J. DeWitt Miller, Edward H. Sothern [?] and Mrs. Stevenson, 1882-ca. 1929, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883347 Horace Howard Furness, Jr. was the son of Horace Howard Furness. Both father and son were eminent Shakespeare schola...

Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570940 From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the guide to the Letters from Silas Weir Mitchell to John Hay, 1897-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Ribot, Th. (Théodule), 1839-1916

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Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927

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American historian. From the description of Letters, 1911-1919. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635486 American historian and writer. From the description of Letter, 1905 January 7 : to Mr. Fairbairn thanking him for a book. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853745 Rhodes was an American historian. From the description of [Letter] 1893 Jun. 29, Reservoir Street, Cambridge, [Mass. to] Dr. Thwing / James Ford...

Notman, photographer.

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Maverick, Martin

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Paulhan, Fr. (Frédéric), 1856-1931

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Dulac L.

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Putnam, James Jackson, 1846-1918

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Neurologist Putnam (A.B., 1866, and M.D., 1870, Harvard) lived and practiced in Boston, Mass. From the description of Letter, 1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007497 Putnam (Harvard, M.D. 1870) studied in Europe under Rokitansky and Meynert and became friends with Huylings Jackson. Returning to Boston, he was the first lecturer on nervous diseases ever appointed at the Harvard Medical School; the Department of Neurology was begun with his classes in 1872. T...

Saunders, T. Bailey (Thomas Bailey), 1860-1928

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Stewart, J. A. (John Alexander), 1882-1948

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Léon, Xavier, 1868-

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Faunce, William Herbert Perry, 1859-1930

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President of Brown University, 1899-1929. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca.1878-1888]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122647911 Ninth president of Brown University, 1899-1929; Baptist clergy. Graduated from Brown in 1880; graduated from Newton Theological Institution in 1884; pastor of State Street Baptist Church in Springfield, Mass., and Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in New York, N.Y. From the description of William Herbert...

Gibson, William Balph Boyce, 1869-

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Sturt, Henry, 1863-

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James Osgood

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Peabody, Francis Greenwood, 1847-1936

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Francis Greenwood Peabody (1847-1936) graduated from Harvard College in 1869 and Harvard Divinity School in 1872. Ordained in 1874, Peabody served the First Parish (Unitarian) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, until 1879. Peabody then joined the faculty of Harvard Divinity School teaching theological students Christian ethics, specializing in pioneer applications of religion to social problems. He was the Parkman Professor of Theology from 1881 to 1885 and then the Plummer Professor of Christian Mora...

William James

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Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929

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Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. From the description of Papers of Moorfield Storey, 1876-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79899439 American lawyer, author, publicist. From the description of Letter to H.O. Houghton & Company, 1882 July 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53807486 Moorfield Storey received his A.B. from Harvard in 1866. From the description of Composition : [for English?] , c. 1865. (Harvard Unive...

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909

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Sarah Orne Jewett was one of America's foremost regional writers. She produced novels, stories, and sketches, generally concerned with the lives and traditions of women in the rural areas of coastal New England. Her gentle, well-observed, respectful style transcends the limitations of genre and continue to make her work relevant. From the description of Sarah Orne Jewett letter to Loulie, ca. 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54429003 ...

Gilman, Benjamin Ives, 1852-1933

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Pratt, Herbert

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Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

Stephen, Caroline Emelia, 1834-1909

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Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941

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Herbert Welsh established the Indian Rights Association in 1882, and served as the organization's corresponding secretary, president and president emeritus. The Association investigated and publicized conditions of Indians, and was particularly successful in arousing public interest and exposing frauds on reservations. Bishop William Hobart Hare (1839-1909), known as the "Apostle to the Sioux," was appointed in 1872 Bishop of Niobrara, which was expanded and renamed the ...