Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933.

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Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933.

Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933.

Letters to American educator and rare book dealer Edgar Huidekoper Wells.

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

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Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963

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Epithet: of Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x00011e A full biographical statement is provided in the register for the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Papers (GEN MSS 354) . From the guide to the Chauncey Brewster Tinker letters and manuscripts, 1900-1963, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Chauncey Brewster Tinker, teacher, scholar and collector. Tinker was a membe...

Prothero, sir George Walter, 1848-1922

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Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954

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Editor and author. From the description of Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979963 Frederick Lewis Allen was vice-president of Harper & Bros., publishers, and editor of Harper's magazine. From the description of Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877934 Biographical Note ...

Fortescue, Winifred (Beech), lady, 1888-

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Adams, Charles Francis, 1866-1954.

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Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 - June 10, 1954) was the United States Secretary of the Navy, 1929-1933, under President Herbert Hoover and a well-known yachtsman. From the description of Letter, October 15, 1929. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17974111 From the description of Letter, June 11, 1929. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17974119 From the description of Signature, [n.d.] (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997907 ...

Richards, John, 1885-

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King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950

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King was a Canadian politician and served as prime minister of Canada for 21 years (1921-1930 and 1935-1948). Elizabeth Gaskell Norton (b. 1866) was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, 1906-1911. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390084 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F237 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person...

Dartmouth, William Heneage Legge, Earl of, 1851-1936

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Martin, Edward Sandford, 1856-1939

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Martin, an essayist and poet, was a founder and editor of Life (1887-1933). He also wrote an editorial column for Scribner's Magazine, Harper's Weekly (1893-1913), and for Harper's Monthly (1920-1935). From the description of Edward Sandford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1865-1939 (inclusive), 1914-1939 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612366815 From the guide to the Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900...

Howe, Mark Antony DeWolfe, 1864-

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Islington, Anne (Dundas) Dickson-Poynder, baroness.

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Lapsley, Gaillard Thomas

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Gaillard Thomas Lapsley (1871-1949), Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, delivered the introductory lecture at the local lectures summer meeting of the University of Cambridge, 1918. He also edited lectures, with an introduction, in The America of today, Cambridge 1919. From the guide to the Gaillard Lapsley: Cambridge Lectures on America, c.1916-1918, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) ...

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-

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Beales, W. L.

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Curle, Richard, 1883-

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Claret, Frank K.

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Lytton, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd earl of, 1876-

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Currie, Barton, 1878-

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Cauty, Frank H.

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Goodden, Robert B.

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Madan

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Epithet: formerly of the Indian Civil Service British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x00032b Epithet: son of F Madan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x00008b ...

Muirhead, James F. (James Fullarton), 1853-1934

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Epithet: travel writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x000106 ...

Williams, Iolo Aneurin, 1890-1962

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English author and journalist. From the description of When we are old, are old : place not specified : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, 1915 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590036 ...

Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941

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Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941) was a book designer and printer in New England. He was born an only child in an old and well-connected New England family, but his father's death in 1877 prevented Updike from pursuing higher education. Updike's Episcopalian background greatly influenced both his character and his later work as a printer, and his intellectual and cultural character was molded by his mother, an antiquary and scholar of French and English literature. Updike's first book-related j...

Tregaskis, Hugh

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Peabody, Endicott, 1857-1944

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American educator and theologian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Rome, etc., to Dr. Baldwin, 1895 Jan. 15-1903 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860140 Endicott Peabody co-founded the Groton School for Boys (Groton, Mass.) and served as its headmaster. Rosalind Richards was a daughter of novelist Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards and granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe. From the description of Letters to Rosalind Richards, 1909-1946. (Ha...

Cox, Edwin Marion

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Sauter, R. H. (Rudolf Helmut), 1895-

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Rudolf Sauter: landscape, portrait and abstract painter; poet; nephew of John Galsworthy, some of whose works he illustrated and about whom he wrote a biography entitled "Galsworthy: The Man Himself." Michael Harrison: Long-time friend of the Sauters; bibliophile and private collector of Western Americana. From the description of Rudolf H. Sauter correspondence with Michael Harrison : and related papers, 1926-1976. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldC...

Ballantine, Arthur.

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Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Tuttle, Henry Emerson.

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Charnwood, Dorothea Roby (Thorpe) baroness.

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Williams, Laurence Frederick Rushbrook

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Maggs, Ernest U.

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Armstrong, Sir Harry Gloster, 1861-

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Brittain, Sir Harry Ernest, 1873-

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Gardiner, Gordon, 1874-1937

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Scott, Temple, 1864-1939

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Author and editor. From the description of Gabriel Wells, the philosopher, ca. 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367833 ...

Giles, Peter, 1860-

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Fortescue, J. W. (John William), Sir, 1859-1933

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George III, King of Great Britain, was born in 1738, the son of Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. He ascended to the throne on October 25, 1760, following the death of his grandfather, King George II, although he was not formally crowned until September 22, 1761. He married Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) on September 8, 1761. During the early years of his reign, Great Britain cycled through multiple administrations. By the early years of Lord North's min...

Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929

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Henry Arthur Jones was the son of a tenant farmer, and worked in the drapery business for some twenty years after leaving school. He developed a passion for drama, and found success with The Silver King, a play he co-authored with Henry Herman, which gave him the financial security to become a full-time writer. A prolific author, he wrote many plays, chiefly melodramas, and had great success in England and America. His themes and influences were chiefly British, and he is considered a pioneer of...

Farquharson, A. S. L. (Arthur Spenser Loat), 1871-1942

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Bianchi, Martha Gilbert Dickinson.

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Swinton, Ernest Dunlop

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Clough, Blanche Athena.

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Epithet: daughter of A H Clough British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000395 ...

Marlborough, Consuelo (Vanderbilt) Spencer-Churchill, duchess of

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Malcolm, Sir Ian, 1868-

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Grey, Pamela, 1871-1928

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Wister, Owen, 1860-1938)

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Born in Pennsylvania, raised in South Carolina, and educated at Harvard, Owen Wister travelled in the Western U.S. as a young man. Although he returned to the East and Harvard law school, he acted upon a friend's suggestion and began writing thrilling Western stories for Harper's. His well-researched stories, particularly The Virginian, helped establish the Western stereotypes that have become inculcated in the American psyche. From the description of Owen Wister letter to Charles W....

Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

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Corinne Roosevelt Robinson was the sister of Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson photograph album, not before 1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612794212 Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson, younger sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt and wife of Douglas Robinson, was a published poet and active member of the Republican Party. From the description of Papers, 1847-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id:...

Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940

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A. Edward Newton was an authority on book collecting during the first half of the 20th century. His correspondence with Alfred Blake Trott, president of Daniels & Fisher Company of Denver, Colo. from 1929-1944, details book collecting as well as travels, and reflects on the political and economic climate of the time in Europe and the United States. Newton also sent Trott copies of articles, most published in the Atlantic monthly between 1922 and 1938. Some articles were privately printed by ...

Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945

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Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1945), American poet and collector of Japanese prints. His works include Sonnets of a Portrait Painter(1914), Chats on Japanese Prints (1915), Out of Silence and Other Poems (1924), and Mrs. Morton of Mexico, (1939), a novel. From the description of Arthur Davison Ficke Papers 1865-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702134010 Ficke (Harvard, A.B., 1904) served as Curator of Japanese Prints at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard. From the d...

Davis, Dwight Filley, 1879-1945

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Davis graduated from Harvard in 1900. From the description of Examination papers in Economics 1, 1897-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074156 ...

James, Henry, 1879-1947

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Nephew of the novelist Henry James. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Peru, Vt., to Professor [Kenneth B.] Murdock, 1943 Sept. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270693513 United States representative, Inter-Allied Danube River Commission, 1919. From the description of Henry James papers, 1918-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868854 Henry James was the son of William James and nephew of the novelist Henry James. ...

Gifford, Walter S. (Walter Sherman), 1885-1966

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Grant, Gordon, 1875-

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