Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers , 1702-1952.

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Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers, 1702-1952.

Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers , 1702-1952.

Letters from famous literary, cultural, and political figures, some of them addressed to Charles Eliot Norton.

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Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910

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History professor and journalist. From the description of Wellington [manuscript], post 1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647922784 Goldwin Smith was a British-Canadian educator, historian and journalist. From the description of Goldwin Smith Papers [manuscript]. 1875-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564891 British-Canadian historian and journalist. From the description of Berlin and Afghanistan : autograph manuscript...

James Wood

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C. E. Norton.

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

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Parsons, Thomas William, 1819-1892

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Parsons was an American poet and translator of Dante's works. From the description of Papers, 1836-1942. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505741 American poet and translator of Dante. From the description of Papers of Thomas William Parsons [manuscript] 1854-1873. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934406 Thomas William Parsons was born and lived his life in Boston, with the exception of time spent on extended journeys to Italy ...

Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910

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Lawyer, Chicago, Illinois; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1863-1864; chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1888-1910. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Lawrence Y. Sherman], Springfield, Ill., 1909 April 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798421 Fuller graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1853, studied law at Harvard University and was admitted to the Maine bar in 1855. In 1856, he moved his practice to Chicago, where...

Hill, Thomas, 1818-1891

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Thomas Hill was President of Harvard College from 1862-1868. From the description of Letter to Rev. William Henry Furness, ca. 1862-1868. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883609 Thomas Hill (1818-1891) earned his Harvard AB 1843 and served as President of Harvard University from 1862-1868. From the description of Bond to Harvard College, August 30, 1839. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064762 Thomas Hill (1818-1891...

Ledoux-Lebard

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Wharton, Francis, 1820-1889

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Jurist and clergyman. From the description of Francis Wharton notes, 1886-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981343 American jurist and clergyman. From the description of Letter & print, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812249 ...

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

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Grover Cleveland, born in Caldwell, NJ, 18 March 1837; moved to Buffalo, NY in 1855; Erie County Sheriff, 1871-1874; Mayor of Buffalo, 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-1884; President of the United States, 1885-1889, 1893-1897; married Frances Folsom, 1886; died at Princeton, NJ, 24 June 1908....

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

T. J. Holmes

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Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879

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

Acland, Henry W. (Henry Wentworth), 1815-1900

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Henry Acland was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford to 1895. E. Ray Lankester left the Linacre professorship of comparative anatomy at Oxford in 1898 to become director of the British Museum. (Natural History). From the description of Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 703648551 From the description of Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702165565 Professor of Physic at the University...

Pollock, W. F. (William Frederick), 1815-1888

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English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Merritt, 1868 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617841 ...

Jolly, Julius, 1849-1932

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Porter, Samuel, 1810-1901

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Mrs.) Donald Starr

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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R S Melville

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Cadet, Eugen

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Eliot, Charles William

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Cushing, John Perkins, 1787-1862

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Merchant of Boston, Mass., principally engaged in the China trade. From the description of Business records, 1832-1882 (inclusive). (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269595609 ...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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

Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

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America (My country 'tis of thee) was premiered on 4 July 1831, at a children's celebration in the Park Street Church of Boston. It was written approximately 6 months earlier. From the description of My country 'tis of thee : manuscript, [1831] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612783134 Writer of the words to song America also called My Country Tis of Thee. From the description of One stanza of America. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat re...

Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903

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Grace Norton

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Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1829

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Bright, John, 1811-1889

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British statesman, from Rochdale, Lancashire, England. From the description of Papers, 1840-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276561 John Bright (1811-1889), British reformer, Liberal statesman, free-trade advocate, and one of the most eloquent public speakers of his time, was born near Rochdale, England. A Quaker textile manufacturer, Bright was elected to Parliament in 1843 and formed the Anti-Corn Law League with Richard Cobden to repeal the Corn Laws...

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

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Edith Wharton (b. January 24, 1862, New York, NY–d. August 11, 1937, Val-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Wharton combined an insider's view of American aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Her novels and short stories realistically portrayed the lives and morals of the late nineteenth century, an era of decline and faded wealth. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first woman to receive this honor....

White, S.

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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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 ...

Pierre Louis Gandoger

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Schwartz, Jozua Marius Willem, 1858-1915

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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...

James Hooe

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Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896

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William Henry Furness, Unitarian minister, was born 20 Apr. 1802 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1825 Furness was ordained minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. He became pastor emeritus of the congregation in 1875 and continued to preach occasionally until his death 30 Jan. 1896 in Philadelphia. Furness published numerous books on the New Testament, translated German poetry, and wrote original hymns. In the years before the Civil War, Furness tried to comprehend a Christian's dut...

Burdon Saunderson

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Beaumont, William, 1785-1853

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Physician and physiologist. From the description of William Beaumont collection, 1834-[ca. 1879]. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247530 A native of Lebanon, Connecticut, Beaumont was certified to practice medicine by the Third Medical Society of Vermont in 1812. He served in the army during the War of 1812 and from 1819 to 1839 was an army medical officer. During that time he served at posts in the midwest including Fort Mackinac, Michigan; Fort Niaga...

Thomas Marsh.

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Hamlin, Charles S.

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Charles Sumner Hamlin (1861–1938) was an American lawyer and politician. He held a number of important political offices, including Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1893-1897, 1913-1914) and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board (1914-1916). From the guide to the Charles S. Hamlin Letters, 1893-1925, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Lawyer, U.S. assistant secretary of the treasury, and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Re...

Parton, James, 1822-1891

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English-American writer. From the description of Papers of James Parton [manuscript] 1860-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934391 Author. From the description of Letter of James Parton, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454871 Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 188...

Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890

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Frederic Henry Hedge was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1805, the son of Levi Hedge, a professor of logic at Harvard, and Mary Kneeland Hedge, the granddaughter of Edward Holyoke, president of Harvard (1737-1769). After spending 4 years studying in Germany he attemded Harvard University starting in 1822 and graduated in 1825. He studied theology in the Divinity School in Cambridge and was ordained in 1829. He served as pastor in West Cambridge, Massachusetts; Bangor, Maine; Providence, Rhod...

Dalhousie, John William Ramsay, Earl of, 1847-1887

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Leigh Hunt

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Walker, James, 1794-1874

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James Walker (1794-1874) was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1814 and Harvard Divinity School in 1817. He was President of Harvard University from February 10, 1853, to January 26, 1860. He served as a Fellow of Harvard University from 1834 to 1853 and as a member of the Board of Overseers from 1825 to 1836 and again from 1864 to 1874. From 1838 to 1853, he served the University as the Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity wh...

Depinne, D L

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Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921

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Wendell graduated from Harvard in 1877 and taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Barrett Wendell, 1873-1921 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972920 From the description of Lecture notes in Comparative Literature 1, 1905-1917. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074707 Harvard English professor. From the description of Ralegh in Guiana, 1897. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 172663314 ...

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...

Portland Statesman

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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. (...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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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....

Benjamin Waring

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Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000244 President of Yale College. From the description of Autograph letter of recommendation signed : New Haven, 1862 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584067 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to W. Hayes Ward, 1872 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584074 From the descrip...

Malthus, Thomas Robert, 1776-1834

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Edward Church

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De Vere, Aubrey, 1814-1902

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Irish poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Adare, Ireland, to Mr. John W. Field, 1886 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462144372 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ambleside, to Mr. John W. Field, 1878 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462090133 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Adare, Ireland, to Mr. John W. Field, 1872 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 461318026 From the description of Aut...

Lord, Jeffrey

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E Turner

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Goodwin, William Watson, 1831-1912

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Goodwin graduated from Harvard in 1851 and taught Greek literature at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Watson Goodwin, 1853-1929 (inclusive), 1879-1911 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069361 Epithet: Professor of Greek at Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0001d2 ...

Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909

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Lea was an American historian and political activist. He also had a long association with his father's publishing business. From the description of [Letter] 1865 Mar. 4, 105 S 4th St. [Philadelphia, Pa., to] S. Snyder Ludy / Henry C. Lea. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 251486101 American historian and civic reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 12....

Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...

Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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Harvard University

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The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...

Ramsay, Alexander, Sir, O.B.E.

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Epithet: Lieutenant; 97th Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x0002d3 Epithet: MD, of Dundee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x0002d4 ...

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

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Landscape architect. From the description of Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 (bulk 1838-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979908 American landscape designer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Charles A. Dana, 1876 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872066 Landscape architect. Related material in Biography and Genealogy Files under 'F.L. Olmsted.' From the description ...

Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913

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John Lubbock was an English banker, politican, scientist, antiquarian and man of letters. He became the first Baron Avebury, ca. 1900. From the description of Letter : London, England to Douglas Murray, 1911 October 27-31 / Avebury. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 701491819 English banker and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (20) : London, Beckenham, St. Andrews, etc., to W.A. Knight, 1883 July 19-1907 Nov. 13, and undated...

Suzanne Labrie

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Hancock, Belcher

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Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...

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...

Cornelius Conway Felton

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Lane, George Martin, 1823-1897

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George Martin Lane (1823-1897) was Pope Professor of the Latin Language and Literature at Harvard. He taught at Harvard from 1851 to 1894 and set a precedent as the first faculty member to be pensioned upon retirement. Lane's association with Harvard was life-long: he was a Cambridge native, attended Harvard as an undergraduate, and taught at Harvard for 43 years. From the description of Papers of George Martin Lane, 1797-1897. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972805 ...

Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879

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George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals. From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596 American lawyer and biographer. ...

Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923

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Thayer was a biographer and historian. From 1892 to 1915 he was editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine. From the description of Additional papers, 1796-1927 (inclusive), 1877-1927 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505841 From the description of Papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive) 1872-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505824 From the guide to the William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk)., (Houghton...

Robley Dunglison

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Berlin, Sir Isaiah, 1909-

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Holyoke, Edward, -1660

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

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

Petit, Antoine, 1718 or 1722-1794

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Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Torrey, H. W. (Henry Warren), 1814-1893

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Torrey graduated from Harvard in 1833, taught history, law and elocution and served as Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Henry Warren Torrey, ca. 1844. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972903 ...

France, Anatole, 1844-1924

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French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607535293 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607557572 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, [1917 Dec. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat...

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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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. ...

Robert Saunders Melville.

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Coss, L

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Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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Author, scholar, and educator George Ticknor was one of the preeminent American men of letters of his generation. He was a key figure in education reform, inspired by his extensive travels and studies in Europe, and impacted both Harvard during his tenure and American education generally. He was also a major figure in Boston society, and co-founded the Boston Public Library, to which he willed his impressive personal library of Spanish books. From the description of George Ticknor le...

Mac Veagh, Wayne, 1833-1917

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Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893

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Noted American historian from Massachusetts who traveled the Oregon Trail and published extensively on early America. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 233593490 Francis Parkman, historian, was born in Boston and educated at Harvard, his father's alma mater. Samuel Parkman was a Unitarian pastor who founded The Parkman Professorship of Pulpit Eloquence and Pastoral Care in The Cambridge Theological ...

Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912

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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...

Dickinson College

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Winslow, John

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Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867

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Lawyer, founder of Free Soil Party in Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, 1861-1866. From the description of ALS, 1861 Oct. 19, New York, N.Y., to an unknown correspondent. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524861 Prominent anti-slavery lawyer and Civil War governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1772-1895, [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 25618330 Andrew was Governor of Massachusetts ...

Pericaux

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Robert Brown.

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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

White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885

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American man of letters, author, critic. From the description of Papers of Richard Grant White, 1842-1884. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685639 Child was a professor of rhetoric and English at Harvard, best known for his compilation The English and Scottish popular ballads. Charles Eliot Norton was a scholar, professor of art history at Harvard, and a founder of "The Nation." Richard Grant White was a journalist, writer, and Shakespearean scholar. ...

John Thompson Callender

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Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Hall, G. Stanley (Granville Stanley), 1844-1924

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Psychologist and educator. From the description of G. Stanley Hall correspondence, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984299 Professor of psychologyat Clark University. From the description of Collected papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 192074947 President of Clark University, Worcester, MA. From the description of Papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 497070511 From the...

La Farge, John, 1835-1910

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John LaFarge (1835-1910) was president of the Society of American Artists. From the description of John La Farge letter to Frank B. Bigelow, 1904 Oct. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316806 John La Farge (1835-1910) was a painter, muralist, sculptor, and stained glass artisan. In 1904 he was serving as president of the Society of American Artists. From the description of John La Farge letter to Frank B. Bigelow, 1904 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Creighton, M. (Mandell), 1843-1901

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James Currie

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Horace Gray

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Ramsay, David, 1749-1815

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David Ramsay was born April 2, 1749 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a friend and student of the physician Benjamin Rush. After practicing medicine in Maryland for one year, he moved to Charleston, South Carolina, where he immersed himself in local politics and society. He served as a member of the Charleston Council of Safety, member of the South Carolina legislature and Privy Council, Continental Congress, and United States Congre...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Mac Veagh, Franklin, 1837-1934.

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Darwin, George Howard, sir, 1845-1912

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George Howard Darwin was an astronomer and mathematician. From the description of On meteorites and the history of stellar systems, [1889]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138587 From the description of Letters, 1834-1881. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523566 Sir George Howard Darwin (1845-1912), mathematician and astronomer, was the son of Charles Darwin. He was educated at Clapham Grammar School an...

Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728

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Mather was an American Puritan clergyman and writer. Mather attended Harvard (A.B. 1678, M.A. 1681) and served as minister at the Second Church in Boston from 1685 until his death. His advice was sought during the Salem witch trials. During his lifetime Mather wrote more than 450 books. ...

Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907

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Sculptor. From the description of Papers of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, circa 1848-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071553 Sculptor and artist. From the description of Augustus Saint-Gaudens papers, 1891-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981198 Sculptor, New York. From the description of Letter, 1893 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553768 American sculptor. From the description of Saint-Gaudens National...

Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917

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Lawyer, author, and diplomat. From the description of Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 (bulk 1852-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79700965 Prominent New York lawyer, diplomat, and leader in humanitarian and cultural affairs. From the description of Letter : New York, N.Y., to John H. Stephens, Chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., 1916 Apr. 3. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 34241616 Choate...

Schliemann, Heinrich, 1822-1890

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Born in Germany, Schliemann lived in several European countries and made his fortune working in international commerce and the export business. Schliemann had no formal training in archaeology, but is best remembered for his excavations of Troy. In 1852 he married a Russian woman, Catherina Lishin, who later refused to leave St. Petersburg or to allow their three children to leave, to travel with Schliemann on business or archaeological pursuits. In 1869 he decided to divorce his wife, and moved...

Chauffard, A.

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Cotton Mather

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