Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911.

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911.

Letters from various correspondents to author, reformer, and soldier Thomas Wentworth Higginson.

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Waterhouse, Elizabeth

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Anna Higginson Middlesworth

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Hamerton, Philip Gilbert, 1834-1894?

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Philip Gilbert Hamerton was an English artist, critic, and author, perhaps best known for writing The Intellectual Life. Born in Lancashire, his mother died in childbirth, and Hamerton was raised by aunts. Although prepared for Oxford, he eschewed higher education, and studied painting, specializing in landscapes. He found himself more suited to writing, and wrote essays, articles, criticism, autobiography, and even a few novels, writing about many topics but chiefly painting. He was also editor...

Masson, David, 1822-1907

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Biographer and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Midlothian, to W.A. Knight, 1900 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864786 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gowanlea, Juniper Green, Midlothian [Edinburgh], to W.A. Knight, 1898 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864783 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to W.A. Knight, 1889 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864780 ...

Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866

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James Henry Lane (1814-1866) was a noted military and political leader of Kansas. He was active in his home state of Indiana, serving as a military commander in the Mexican War (1841) and later as Indiana's Lieutenant Governor from 1849-1853. Lane then entered national politics as a Democratic Congressman from Indiana, and served one term (1853-1855). The Free State Movement lured Lane to the Kansas Territory in April of 1855. He became an active leader in the Topeka Movement. In June of 1858, L...

Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921

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American poet and writer of fiction. From the description of Evanescence : Texas, to Mr. Gladwin : poem in autograph, signed, sent with a letter signed (initials), 1881 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580777 From the description of High days and holidays : poem in the author's autograph, signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580825 Spofford was born in Calais, Maine; she was educated in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. With encouragement from T...

Ellis, Harry

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Whitehall

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Mornbury, Kate.

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Zangwill, Edith Ayrton

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Quincy, Josiah, 1859-1919

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Tappan, Eva March, 1854-1930

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Author and teacher, of Worcester, Mass. From the description of Eva March Tappan collection no. 1, [18--]-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971139 Author of children's literature, teacher. Vassar College Class of 1875. From the description of Eva March Tappan papers, 1881-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576659 Author of children's literature, teacher. Vassar College Class of 1875. ...

Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927

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American historian. From the description of Letter, 1912 Oct. 9, Quincy, to the editor of the American Biographical Cyclopedia. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166327901 Adams was an American historian. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1899-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122581267 From the guide to the Miscellaneous papers, 1899-1907., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Brooks Ad...

Bellamy, Francis

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Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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English reformer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Old Square [London], to John Ruskin, 1866 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516755 Thomas Hughes, English social reformer and children's writer, best known for his Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857). From the description of Thomas Hughes manuscript material : 2 items, 1871-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430711041 From the guide to the Thomas Hughes man...

Alexander Bain

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Tylor, Sir Edward Burnett, 1832-1917

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Educator and innovator of the public school system in the United States. From the description of Letter, 1844, Feb. 26, Boston, [Mass.?] to "My dear sister" [i.e. Mrs. Rebecca Pennelf], Wrentham, Mass. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 39863863 American educator and social reformer. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1856 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639351466 U.S. representative from Massachusetts, reformer, co...

Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905

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George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) was an active political figure and lawyer all his life. Initially a Democrate, his antislavery leanings made him a prominent Free Soiler who was elected Governor and susequently reelected by the dominant Massachusetts Free Soil coalition in 1851-1852. He became a lawyer and founder of the Massachusetts Republican Party, later being a Radical Republican in Congress and among the most forecful opponents of President Andrew Johnson. Boutwell served as Secretary of...

Cruger, Julie Grinnell (Storrow)

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Arnold, Fannie Marie Adelaide (Channing) d. 1889

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Briggs, Le Baron Russell, 1855-1934

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Briggs (Harvard, A.B., 1875) taught English and served as Dean of Harvard College and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Overseer. From the description of Papers of Le Baron Russell Briggs, 1907-1929 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972766 Educator. Harvard: A.B. 1875, A.M. 1882, LL.D. 1900. Assistant professor of English at Harvard, 1885-1890; professor of English, 1890; Dean of Harvard College, 1891-1902; Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 190...

Higginson, Sir George

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Smalley, George W. (George Washburn), 1833-1916

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Civil War correspondent; foreign correspondent for the New York Tribune. From the description of Papers of George Washburn Smalley, 1870-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49241413 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letters (2) : London, to Mr. Reid, 1877 Feb. 3-1877 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664132 From the description of The House of Lords : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the first page of ...

Braun, Julie.

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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...

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...

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930

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Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. From the description of George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College, 1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844136 Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-19...

Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897

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Historian, cartographer, and librarian of the Boston Public Library. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Henry Harrisse, Paris, France, 1891 Oct. 10. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40998446 Winsor graduated from Harvard in 1853 and was a librarian at Harvard and at the Boston Public Library. From the description of Papers of Justin Winsor, 1847-1897 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972933 Winsor was libr...

Robertson, Maude Mosher.

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Bainbridge, William, d. 1869

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Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922

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Mary Noilles Murfree, author, was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 24 January 1850, and died there on 31 July 1922. She never married and was first published in 1873. Under the pseudonym of Charles Egbert Craddock, she published short stories in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY and other magazines (1878- ); a volume of short stories, IN THE MOUNTAINS (1884); and at least nine novels, including WHERE THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT, PHANTOMS OF THE FOOT BRIDGE, HIS VANISHED STAR, and PROPHET OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUN...

Keynes, John Neville, 1852-1949

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Whitney, Anne, 1821-1915

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Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st baron, 1809-1885.

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W.A. Knight, 1885 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864121 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 9 Wilton Crescent, to W.A. Knight, [no year] June 23 or 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864132 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Fryston?], to W.A. Knight, [no year] Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864124 From the description of Autog...

Mary (Thacker) Higginson

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Ropes, John Codman, 1836-1899

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John Codman Ropes (1836-1899), co-founded eminent Boston law firm, Ropes & Gray, in 1865, with John Chipman Gray. Co-author (with John Chipman Gray) of War Letters 1862-1865. Samuel Sidney McClure (1857-1949) editor, published McClure's Magazine in 1903, launched muckraking era. From the description of Letters to S.S. McClure, 1892 September 29, 1894 November 17, 1895 January 23, February 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 58750001 ...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Vice-President under U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Senate Chamber, to Kennedy Furlong, 1856 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588300 Vice-President of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1855 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586817 Henry Wilson served as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1855-1872), and as vice president (1872-1875) under...

Rawnsley, H. D. (Hardwicke Drummond), 1851-1920

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Epithet: Vicar of Crosthwaite British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x00032a Church of England clergyman and conservationist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ambleside, to an unidentified recipient , 1878 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 770401796 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grasmere, to Joan Severn, [1918?] May 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936

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Sir Owen Seamen was born in London and had a reputation as a poet and humorist, especially noted for his parodies of other poets. He was briefly a professor of literature at Durham. He joined the staff of Punch in 1897, became sub-editor in 1902, and editor-in-chief in 1906. He published several collections of his poems and essays, including Interludes of an editor, 1929. From the description of Owen Seaman letters and clipping of photograph, 1909-1934. (Pennsylvania State University...

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...

Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914

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English critic and poet. From the description of Letter signed : Putney, to John Payne, 1909 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661256 From the description of Autograph letter signed : The Pines, to Lewis Melville, 1908 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661246 Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic. From the description of Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1872-1912. (New York Public Library). ...

Clark, Helen P Bright.

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Harris, W. A.

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Smith, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 32490 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x000022 Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x000011 Epithet: of Banham county Norfolk British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x000035 Epithet: at Lisbon ...

Moore, Norman, 1847-1922

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Epithet: MD, 1st. Baronet 1919 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x0002e8 ...

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 ...

Woodman, Abby (Johnson) 1828-

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Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912

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Clergyman, author. From the description of Robert Collyer autograph [manuscript], 1881 Oct 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 302415629 Born in England, blacksmith, Methodist lay-preacher. Came to U.S. in 1850. Unitarian minister: Chicago (1859-1879) and New York City (1879-1903). From the description of Sermons, 1906. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 182047336 Epithet: rector of Warham, county Norfolk ...

Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887

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David Atwood Wasson was born in West Brooksville, Maine, went to Bowdoin for two years, and then to a theological seminary in Bangor. He moved to Boston and was a protégé of Theodore Parker. Most of his writings were essays and sermons. His Poems (1888), and Essays, religious, social, political (1889), were published posthumously. From the description of Chapter X, the divided house, between 1880 and 1887?. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61325323 ...

Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908

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Evans was a professor at Tufts College, 1900-1912. From the description of Letter [between 1900 and 1912] Oct. 28, Boston, to Prof. [L.B.] Evans [Medford, Mass.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367729 Louise Chandler Moulton was a minor American poet who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Louise Chandler Moulton letters to and about E.C. and Laura Stedman, 1873-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record ...

Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899

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Ingersoll: unmarried lawyer in Peoria, Ill. From the description of Letter : Peoria, Ill., to Miss Han Selby, Smithland, Ky., 1859 Sept. 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 41986349 Ingersoll: lawyer, author, lecturer, well-known proponent of agnosticism. Hackley (1837-1905): businessman & philanthropist from Muskegon, Mich. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to Mr. [Charles Henry?] Hackley, 1897 July 21. (Abraham L...

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 ...

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...

Morley, F.

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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

McCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912

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Irish journalist, historian and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fifth Avenue Hotel, to Theodore Tilton, [no year] Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606179 ...

Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Clergyman and historian. From the description of Papers of John G. Palfrey [manuscript], 1858-1868. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814531 Epithet: Reverend; American Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000273 American clergyman, author, and politician. From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to Albert L. Fernald, 1866 Mar. 13. (Unknown). Wor...

Lane, John, 1854-1925

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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...

Talandier, Alfred.

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Huyshe, F. J.

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Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919

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Higginson was a Boston banker and philantropist; he donated Soldiers Field and Harvard Union to Harvard University. From the description of Papers relating to the gift of Soldiers Field, Harvard University, 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82295797 Higginson was a Boston banker and philanthropist. Higginson attended Harvard (1851-1852), but left because of poor eyesight. In 1856 he went to Vienna intending to make music his life work, but he returned to Boston...

Frances (Elliott) Russell, countess Russell

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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...

Eggleston, Edward, 1837-1902

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A native of Vevay, Ind., Eggleston was a Methodist preacher (1857-1866), a journalist, and beginning in 1871, a novelist. In the 1880s and 1890s he turned to history as a writing topic, and served as president of the American Historical Association. From the description of Papers, 1884-1912. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27970058 American author and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lake George, to the editor...

Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892

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Rose Terry Cooke was born in West Hartford, Conn., graduated from the Hartford Female Seminary in 1843, and married Rollin H. Cooke in 1873. She published her poems, 1860-1886, and wrote humorous short magazine stories mainly describing New England life. From the description of Letters and poem, 1864-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35059217 Cooke was a life-long opponent of the women's rights movement and women's suffrage. Fro...

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...

Pollock, Frederick, Sir, 1845-1937

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Professor of Jurisprudence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Ives, Cornwall, to Prof. Knight, 1882 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617832 Pollock was professor of jurisprudence at University College of London (1882) and at Oxford (1883-1903), as well as professor of common law. From 1914, he served as judge of Admiralty Court of Cinque Ports. He authored many texts on such topics as contracts, torts, partnership, and fraud; and, with Maitland...

Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896

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Horatio Hale served as philologist of the Wilkes Exploring Expedition. From the description of Horatio Hale notebooks : on the languages of the California and Oregon Indians : ms, [1841]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122368994 Lawyer and enthnologist. Full name: Horatio Emmons Hale. From the description of Poetic dialect of the English language : a grammar and lexicon of words and forms of speech peculiar to English poetry : holograph manu...

Sladen, Douglas, 1856-

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Norton, C. H.

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Sydney Williams

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Richer, Léon, b. 1824

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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.) ...

Sturgis, Russell, 1836-1909

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American architect Russell Sturgis (1836-1909) was a leading figure in the development of architectural criticism at the turn of the 20th century. During his formative years in New York, Sturgis gained an appreciation for architectural history and modern design. An advocate of the American Pre-Raphaelites, Sturgis sought much inspiration in the written works of English architect and critic John Ruskin. Upon his return to New York after extensive travel abroad, Sturgis opened his own architectura...

MacGahan, B. (Barbara), 1852-1904

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Sri Lal, pundit.

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Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825

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American general and senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Jas. V. Henry, Esq., 1818 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498398 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to "Gentlemen", 1788 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498983 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, to Harry Clymer, in Philadelphia, 1789 March 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903

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Scottish psychologist. Professor of logic and English at University of Aberdeen (Scotland); prolific author. From the description of Letter, undated. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936472 Resident of County Ross, Scotland. From the description of Letters, 1870, 1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31427866 Epithet: formerly Commissioner of Correspondence, Bahama Islands British Library Archives and Manuscr...

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

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Annie Adams Fields was an author and charity worker, the wife of the Boston publisher James T. Fields. From the description of Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86143813 From the guide to the Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Eighteen letters written by Annie Adams Fields between the years 1882 and...

Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911

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American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston Highlands, to Mr. Ward, 1872 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659301 American author, Mary Grey Phelps, used her mother's name for her pseudonym. After her marriage in 1888 to Herbert Dickinson Ward, she occasionally used his surname in her publications. Charles Addison Richardson was the managing editor of the Congregationalist for 40 years. From the description of [Letter] 1869 ...

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

Herford, Brooke, 1830-1903

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Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

O'Connell, William, cardinal, 1859-

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Conway, Ellen Davis Dana, d. 1897.

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Field, Roswell Martin, 1851-1919

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Higginson, Ida (Agassiz), 1837-1935

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Rose, John, Sir, 1820-1888

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Canadian statesman, privy councillor and first minister of finance for the Dominion, 1867-1868, receiver general for the Duchy of Lancaster, 1883, and privy councillor, 1886. From the description of Papers, 1870-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122420 ...

Fawcett, Millicent Garrett, Dame, 1847-1929

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President of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. From the description of Letters : London, to Laurence Housman, 1918 Jan. 18, 1928 Oct. 29, and undated. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25374993 Fawcett was an author and a leader in the women's suffrage movement. From the description of ALS [19--?] April 9 : Lismus, Ireland to "Dear Sir" / M.G. Fawcett. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 28013193 Epithet: ...

Pickard, Samuel T. (Samuel Thomas), 1828-1915

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Samuel T. Pickard was born in Massachusetts, and worked as a printer, editor, and an author. He served as editor of the Portland Transcript in Maine for some forty years. He married John Greenleaf Whittier's niece, and became Whittier's literary executor, as well as writing several books about him. From the description of S.T. Pickard letter to My dear Mr. Sanborn, 1901 June 17. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 62297481 Literary executor of John...

Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926

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English biographer and literary critic. From the description of [Cards] / Sidney Lee. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252362 Epithet: formerly Solomon Lazarus; Editor of the 'Dictionary of National Biography'; Knight 1911 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0002cb English editor and scholar. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to W.A. Knig...

Emerson, Edward Waldo, 1844-1930

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Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

Irwin, Agnes, 1841-1914

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Agnes Irwin was dean of Radcliffe College from 1894-1909. From the description of Letters, 1875, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007310 Agnes Irwin, school and college administrator, descendent of Benjamin Franklin, was born and educated in Washington, D.C. After teaching in New York, she became principal of the Penn Square Seminary, later the Agnes Irwin School in Philadelphia (1869-1894). Appointed Dean of Radcliffe College in 1894, she maintained excelle...

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

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...

Powel, Mary Edith, 1846-1931

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Collector of naval history. From the description of Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922 (bulk 1890-1899). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82194895 Biographical Note 1846, Dec. 13 Born, Philadelphia, Pa. 1913 Published “Election in Newport,“ Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society (...

Réville, Albert, 1826-1906

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Roberts, Charles G. D., Sir, 1860-1943

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Canadian poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, 1905 Feb. 28, to "Russell" [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809509 Roberts was a Canadian author. From the description of Charles George Douglas Roberts compositions, ca. 1902-1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612372602 From the guide to the Charles George Douglas Roberts compositions, ca. 1902-1904., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard...

Sainte-Beuve, Charles-Augustin, 1804-1869

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French man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified correspondent, 1852 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634160 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Monsieur Bourcher de Perthes in Abbeville, 1842 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634157 Sainte-Beuve was a French literary critic and historian. From the description of [Letters] / Sainte-Beuve. [1856-1868] (Smith Colle...

Taylor, Susie King, 1848-1912

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Susie King Taylor (b. Susan Ann Baker, August 6, 1848, Liberty County, GA) was born a slave. As a girl she was allowed live with her in Savannah, GA. She was taught at an illegal school run by a free African-American woman, Mrs. Woodhouse. In April 1862, Susie Baker fled to St. Simons Island, which was occupied at the time by Union forces. Army officers learned of her education and obtained books so she could organize a school becoming the first black teacher for freed African-American students ...

Gardner, Elizabeth J.

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Rose, Charles, Sir, 1847-1913

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Epithet: MP; lst Baronet 1909 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001391.0x0003bd ...

Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Cate, George W.

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Everett, William, 1839-1910

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Classicist William Everett was born in Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard and Cambridge; he took one degree in law, and also studied for the ministry. He held positions as an educator at Harvard, Adams Academy, and other institutions, and served in Congress as a Democrat, completing the term of the resigned Henry Cabot Lodge. He also ran an unsucessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts. He was a prominent speaker and published numerous lectures and orations. From the descrip...

Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902

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Godkin was an editor and political writer. He was founder and first editor of The Nation (founded in 1865) and later also editor of the New York Evening Post. From the description of Edwin Lawrence Godkin papers, 1845-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612368182 American journalist and essayist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, Wednesday 12th. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269587330 Edwin Lawrence Godkin was an author, journ...

Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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Son of American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was also a writer of short stories and novels. From the description of Essays : manuscripts, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612756082 Second child and only son of Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was a writer of reviews, articles, and late 19th century American popular fiction. From the description of ALS, 1886 September 16 : Sag Harbor, N.Y., to J.D. Holmes...

Amberley, Katharine Louisa Stanley Russell, viscountess, 1842-1874

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Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916

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American author. From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1873-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824809 From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1850-1907, bulk 1872-1907. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809956 From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1882-1916. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810596 From the description of Autograph l...

Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886

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American essayist and critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Boston, to Harper and Brothers, 1858 Mar. 5 and 18-1878 Apr. 1 and 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588778 Edwin Percy Whipple was an influential 19th century American literary critic and lecturer. A prolific reader, he worked at several disparate jobs while publishing critical essays in diverse periodicals. He gained the reputation as one of the most important young critics of his gener...

Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918

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U.S. physician and historian. From the description of Letter, 1868, Feb. 18 : Boston, to Henry B. Dawson. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35089797 ...

Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943

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The daughter of Samuel Gridley and Julia (Ward) Howe, Richards was the author of more than eighty books, most of them for young people. She and her sister, Maude Howe Elliott, wrote Life and Letters of Julia Ward Howe (1910), which received the first Pulitzer Prize for biography. For additional biographical information, see American Women Writers (1981). From the description of Letter, 1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008342 ...

Clark, John S.

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Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903

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American poet. From the description of Manuscript letter : Mattapoisett, to Lafcadio Hearn, 1885 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 635599094 Army officer. From the description of Abraham Lincoln : poem, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 748677748 Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903), author, poet, editor, and literary critic, was born in Hingham, Mass., one of three children of sea captain Reuben Stoddard (1800-1827) and Sophia Gurney Stoddard (18...

Miller, Dewitt, 1857-1911

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This might be J. DeWitt Miller, who was also a correspondent of Horace Howard Furness, Jr. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885389 Dewitt Miller was a book collector, lecturer, and critic. He compiled these scrapbooks about the theatrical production of the novel, Trilby, which became one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century. The novel's villain, Svengali, is a demonic hyp...

Henrietta (Dillon) Stanley, Lady Stanley of Alderley

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Everett, Charles Carroll, 1829-1900

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Everett (Harvard, S.T.B., 1859) taught theology, served as Dean of the Divinity School and as preacher at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Charles Carroll Everett, 1900. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069262 Everett, an author, was dean of Harvard Divinity School, 1878-ca.1900. From the description of Letter, 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007249 Charles Carroll Everett (1829-1900) graduated from Bowdoin College...

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...

Stephen Higginson

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Collins, Robert, 1823-1912

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Williams, Talcott, 1849-1928

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American journalist and educator; editor of the Philadelphia Press for 30 years. First director of the School of Journalism at Columbia. From the description of Talcott Williams manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1930?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998840 American journalist, first director of the Columbia School of Journalism. From the description of Walt Whitman documents, 1884-1890. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Martineau, James, 1805-1900.

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James Martineau was an English Unitarian minister and educator. He wrote several books about religious philosophy, and became well-known as a result. He was the brother of social activist Harriet Martineau. From the description of James Martineau letters, 1847-1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51999687 James Martineau was an English educator, philosopher, clergyman, and author. Born in Norwich, he taught at Lant Carpenter's School before be...

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 ...

Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915

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American author and philologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : New Haven and Washington, D.C., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Apr. 2-1913 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591809 Thomas R. Lounsbury was born in Ovid, New York on January 1, 1838. He graduated from Yale (B.A., 1859) and served in the Civil War (1862-1865). He taught in New York and returned to teach at Yale's Sheffield Scientific School in 1870. He served as prof...

Hutchinson, Thomas.

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Thomas Hutchinson, fl. 1910, of Dublin, was a literary critic who specialised in William Wordsworth's poetry From the guide to the Correspondence between Thomas Hutchinson, William Hale White, and others concerning William Wordsworth, 1895-1907, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: editor of Wordsworth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x0000d9 Epithet: of Egerton MS 2722 ...

John Veitch

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Jackson, Henry, 1839-1921

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Regius professor of Greek at Cambridge University. From the description of Letters, 1862-1919. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39497093 ...

West, Algernon, Sir, 1832-1921

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Darwin, Emma Wedgwood, 1808-1896

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Hember, Robert B.

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Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907

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Wendell Phillips Garrison was editor of The Nation. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1865-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365054 Wendell Phillips Garrison was editor of The Nation. His father, William Lloyd Garrison, was a prominent New England abolitionist and editor of the Liberator magazine. His brother Francis Jackson Garrison (1848-1916) was associated with Riverside Press and Houghton Mifflin Company. From the ...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

S. Stepniakpseud.

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Judge, Mark H. (Mark Hayler)

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Epithet: ARIBA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0002fe ...

Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typed letters signed (8) : New York, N.Y., etc., to F. A. Duneka, 1900 Apr. 4-1912 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590305 American author. From the description of Letter, 1900 Apr. 1, Summit, N.J., to Mr. Lockwood [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811909 Author, essayist, and editor Hamilton Wright Mabie was born and educated in New York...

Saxton, Rufus, 1824-1908

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Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. From the description of Letter : Beaufort, S.C., to Col. George H. Nye, 1865 August 28. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140139 Brigadier General who commanded the District of Beaufort, Department of the South, 1863-1865, and served as assistant commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau in South Carolina, 1865; Saxton recruited and trained the 1st South Carolina Colored Volunt...

Frothingham, Paul Revere, 1864-1926

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Paul Revere Frothingham (1864-1926) graduated from Harvard College in 1886 with an AM degree and in 1889 with an STB degree. He served as pastor of the First Congregational Society of New Bedford, Massachusetts, from 1889 to 1900 and the Arlington Street Church (Unitarian) in Boston from 1900 to 1926. Rev. Frothingham served as a preacher of Harvard for sixteen years and served the school as an overseer from 1904 to 1910, and again from 1918 to 1924. His wife, Anna Clapp Frothingham, established...

Vezin, Hermann, 1829-1910

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English actor of American birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 12 March 1865, to [Lewis Strange Wingfield?], 1865 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677986 Epithet: actor and writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000028 ...

Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897

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American economist and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645501803 Lawyer, educator, and economist. From the description of Francis Amasa Walker papers, 1878-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981602 American publicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Conn., to Mr. We...

Mary (Thacher) Higginson

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Kravchinskii, Sergei Mikhailovich, 1852-1895

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Biographical/Historical Note Russian socialist and novelist. From the guide to the Sergei Mikhailovich Kravchinskii papers, 1892-1908, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Société des gens de lettres, Paris.

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King, W. B.

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Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940

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Public official and presidential secretary. From the description of George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449155 Biographical Note 1862, July 26 Born, New York City, N.Y. 1879 Graduated, Hempstead Institute, Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y. ...

Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Elihu Vedder letters, 1870-1880 and [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502860 Elihu Vedder was an American artist, known for his mystical and imaginative works, probably best remembered for his illustrations for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Born in New York and raised in Schenectady and Cuba, Vedder apprenticed with an architect and studied with a painter before travelling to Europe to study painting. He returned to ...

Edmond About

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Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909

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John Banister Tabb From the guide to the John Banister Tabb Letter, 1901, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American priest and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Small, 1899 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575110 From the description of Autograph letters signed, some with initials (11) and postal cards (3) : Ellicott City, Md., to Laurens Maynard, 1900 Jun. 19-1906 Jan. 14...

Scully, Thomas J., 1932-

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Campbell, George, 1824-1892

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1843-1845 assistant magistrate and collector at Budaun; 1845-1846 joint magistrate of Moradabad; 1855 commissioner of customs for northern India; 1855-1857 commissioner of the Cis-Sutlej states; 1862 judge of the high court of Bengal; 1867 chief commissioner of the Central Provinces; 1870-1874 lieutenant-governor of Bengal; 1873 KCSI; 1875-1892 MP for Kirkcaldy Epithet: Lieutenant Governor of Bengal and politician Title: Knight British Library Arc...

Rhys, Ernest, 1859-1946

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English author and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Hampstead, to Victor Plarr, [no year] Feb. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617349 The author was head of a Welsh organization, "Undeb Cymdeithasan Diwylliadd Cymreig Llundain" (letterhead reads : "Tymhor, 1902-1903".) Members included David Lloyd George. With this is filed a typed letter of transmittal from Louttit to Damon (Nov. 8, 1935). From the description of Letter, 1903, ...

Garrison, Lloyd McKim, 1867-1900

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American lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., 1890 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567055 ...

Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith

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Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918

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Editor and American ambassador to Great Britain; of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1889-1917. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077806 Walter H. Page was editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 1895-98. Prior, he was with the Forum. Robert Johnson worked at the Century magazine. From the description of TLS, 1896 July 1, Boston, Mass. to Robert Underwood Johnson / Walter H. Page. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228165 ...

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918

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Ezekial Thatcher was clerk of the Parkville School District, Shasta County, Calif. He emigrated to California from Pennsylvania in 1850 and helped establish the first school district in the Parkville area. He is descended from the Thatchers of Uffington, England, the same family as Denis Thatcher, husband of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. From the description of H.H. Bancroft letter : San Francisco, Calif., to E. Thatcher, Parkville, Shasta County, Calif. : ALS (photocopy)...

Hayes, J. J.

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Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x000029 Edward Bellamy was born in Massachusetts and was working as a journalist in 1888 when he published his most famous work, "Looking Backward: 2000-1887," a popular utopian romance. Bellamy devoted his life to promoting the ideas of non-revolutionary socialist reform through the Nationalist Party and his journal, THE NEW NATION. In 1897 Bellamy penn...

Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933

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Palmer (Harvard, A.B., 1864), taught philosophy and served as Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Herbert Palmer, 1931-1932 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972831 Professor of Philosophy, Harvard, 1873-1913. From the description of Lectures on the historical development of ethics, chiefly in England. Delivered in 1885-1886 at Harvard College, by G.H. Palmer. Reported by M.C. Ayres [1885-1886]. (University of Mich...

McCarthy, Charlotte

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Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

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...

Grant, Robert, 1852-1940

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Robert Grant (1852-1940) was a Boston novelist, whose books were primarily social satire. In addition he was for many years judge of the Probate Court and Court of Insolvency in Boston, and an overseer of Harvard. In 1927 he acted as one of three members of the Sacco-Vanzetti Commission. From the guide to the Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author and judge. From the description of Papers o...

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...

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...

Cowell-Stepney, William Frederick.

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Dickinson, Lavinia, 1833-1890

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Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 1822-1895

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Octavius Brooks Frothingham was an American clergyman and author. Born in Boston and educated at Harvard, he began as a Unitarian pastor, although his congregation evolved into the Independent Liberal Church. He was a renowned speaker, and author of numerous religious and secular works. Often controversial, often radical, he was an active abolitionist and early supporter of Darwin. From the description of O.B. Frothingham letter to My dear sir, 1886 Nov. 11. (Pennsylvania State Unive...

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907

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New Hampshire-born author and poet. From the description of Letter : Redman Farm, Ponkapog, Mass. to John M. Milson, 1904 May 25. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103796 From the description of Letters and ephemera, 1879-1891. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103833 From the description of Letters to Israel Tisdale Talbot, 1868-1875. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103776 During the Civil War Aldrich worked a...

Bryce, Elizabeth Marion (Ashton) Bryce, viscountess, 1854-

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Churchill, Winston, 1871-

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Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899

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Ingersoll: unmarried lawyer in Peoria, Ill. From the description of Letter : Peoria, Ill., to Miss Han Selby, Smithland, Ky., 1859 Sept. 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 41986349 Ingersoll: lawyer, author, lecturer, well-known proponent of agnosticism. Hackley (1837-1905): businessman & philanthropist from Muskegon, Mich. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to Mr. [Charles Henry?] Hackley, 1897 July 21. (Abraham L...

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...

Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898

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American author and editor. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Dear Joe," 1898 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900980 George Parsons Lathrop, American critic, writer, and literary historian, was the son-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne. His defense of the novel as the most powerful and popular form of literature, and his support of a realistic approach to writing helped define turn-of-the-century American literature. He is also remembered for his...

Stephen Thacher Higginson

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T. W. Higginson

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Roseboro, S. R.

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Blackburn, Kathleen.

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Münsterberg, Hugo, 1863-1916

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Psychologist Hugo Münsterberg studied at Leipzig under Wilhelm Wundt and received further training in medicine at Heidelberg and Freiburg. He met William James at a conference in 1891, and in 1892 James invited him to Harvard University, where Münsterberg lectured and chaired the department of psychology for three years. After a brief period in Germany, he returned to Harvard, which remained his chief institutional affiliation. Münsterberg is best known for his pioneering work in clincal, for...

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...

Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

Rolfe, W. J. (William James), 1827-1910

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William James Rolfe was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1827, the son of John Rolfe and Lydia Davis. After attending Amherst College from 1845-1848, he was principal and master of several high schools in Massachusetts. He later became a prominent Shakespearean scholar and textbook author. He earned master's degrees from Harvard University (1859) and Amherst College (1865). On July 30, 1856, he married Eliza Jane Carew; their three children were John, George, and Charles. Will...

Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910

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English scholar and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mrs. Mark's, Temple Gardens, Lincoln, to an unknown correspondent, 1890 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125491 Frederick James Furnivall (1825-1910) was an English scholar and editor who helped to organize the Working Men's College. Various organizations he founded include the Early English Text Society, Chaucer Society, New Shakspere Society, Wiclif Society, Browning Society, and Shelle...

Hartland, Michael

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Crime and thriller writer; also uses pen name: Ruth Carrington. From the description of Michael Hartland collection, 1987-1992. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958586 ...

Pollock, Juliet (Creed), Lady, d. 1899

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Pickford, Charlotte, 1873-1928

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Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943

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Hart graduated from Harvard in 1880 and taught history and government at Harvard from 1889-1926. From the description of Papers of Albert Bushnell Hart, 1874-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973059 American historian who studied at Harvard, as well as in Paris, Berlin, and Freiburg, where he earned his Ph.D. He taught at Harvard from 1883-1897, and served as president of the American Historical Association in 1909 and of the American Political Sc...

Horder, W. Garrett (William Garrett), 1841-1922

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Epithet: Congregational minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000284 ...

Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905

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Josephine Shaw Lowell, civic volunteer, born in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1843, brother of Robert Gould Shaw and widow of Colonel Charles Robert Lowell, was active as a social reformer in New York City. She was the first woman appointed to the New York State Board of Charities and founder of the New York Charity Organization Society and the Woman's Municipal League of New York City. From the description of Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2320073...

Pollock, Sir Frederick

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Morse, John Torrey, 1840-1937

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American lawyer and historian. From the description of John Torrey Morse letters to Houghton Mifflin Company [manuscript], 1885, 1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019902 ...

Channing, Julia Allen.

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Rose, Charlotte (Temple) Lady, d. 1883

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Jackson, James, 1777-1867

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U.S. surgeon, physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. From the description of Notes from lectures delivered by James Jackson, MD, professor of theory and practice of physic, and John C. Warren, MD, professor of anatomy and surgery, at Harvard University, 1827-28 / taken by Stephen Bates. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31931557 Jackson (Harvard, M.D. 1809) was Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1812 to 1836 ...

Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862

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Cornelius Conway Felton (Harvard AB 1827) was a tutor from 1829 to 1832, University Professor of Greek from 1832 to 1834, Eliot Professor of Greek Literature from 1834 to 1860, Regent from 1849 to 1857, and President of Harvard University from 1860 to 1862. From the description of Lectures on Greek history and literature, 1855-1861. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072875 In 1857, Felton expelled Keene from the Harvard Divinity School for practicing as a medium. ...

Coolidge, J. I. T. (James Ivers Trecothick), 1817-1913

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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. ...

Coleridge, Mary Alethea (Mackarness) Coleridge, baroness.

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Swanwick, Anna, 1813-1899

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Anna Swanwick was a British author and translator of German works. From the description of Anna Swanwick papers, 1851-1897, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36730963 English scholar, author and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Bath, to Prof. Knight, 1892 Nov. 17-1892 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580413 From the description of Autograph letters (4) signed : Regents Park n. w., to...

Astor, William Waldorf Astor, Viscount, 1848-1919

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American and British journalist and financier. He moved from the United States to Great Britain in 1890. From the description of Letters, 1889-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367568303 Journalist and financier. From the description of William Waldorf Astor, Viscount Astor, papers, 1904-1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449845 ...

Julia (Ward) Howe

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Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

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Lydia Child was born in Massachusetts and became known as an abolitionist for her tract entitled, "Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans called Africans," (1833). Child's letters to the Governor of Virginia were eventually published as an abolitionist book and she also authored a novel entitled "Hobomok," a story about Indians in colonial Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1842]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618414 Abolitionist,...

Lindsay, Caroline Blanche Elizabeth (Fitzroy) Lady.

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Lowell, Augustus

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Field, Kate, 1838-1896

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Kate Field was an American journalist and lecturer, also dramatist, novelist, and actress. She was well-known in Europe, and was popular in English literary circles. Lively, eccentric, and highly intelligent, she edited Kate Field's Washington during the last five years of her life. From the description of Kate Field letters and photos, 1876-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50163397 Actress, author, journalist, and lecturer. Fr...

Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) American astronomer. Graduated Harvard, 1844; University of Göttingen (Germany), 1848. In 1849 he founded and became the first editor of the 'Astronomical Journal.' In 1855 he became director of the Dudley Observatory. A public controversy arose when he disagreed with the Scientific Council and Trustees of th...

Hennessy, William John, 1839-1917

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Chadwick, John White, 1840-1904

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Pastor at the Second Unitarian Church of Brooklyn from 1864-1904. From the description of Letter, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155460263 Unitarian minister, Brooklyn, New York; poet and author. From the description of Letter : to Mr. Garrison, 1890 April 12. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165709 Clergyman. From the description of John White Chadwick correspondence, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79...

S. Stepniak pseud.

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Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541 American author and clergyman. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233 American author, publisher, clergyman. From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (Univer...

Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894), of Boston, Mass., was a U.S. Representative, 1840-1850, Speaker of the House, 1847-1849, and U.S. Senator, 1850-1851. He was a descendant of Gov. John Winthrop (1587-1649) and an attorney, lecturer, and president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of Letters, 1843-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207181863 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and ...

Higginson, Stephen, 1808-1888

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Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902

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American author and historian. From the description of Letters, 1898, Brooklyn, to Worthington Chauncey Ford. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580858 American historian and novelist. From the description of Papers : of Paul Leicester Ford, 1888-1905. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 29734016 From the description of Typed letter signed : Brooklyn, New York, to [George Haven] Putnam, 189? May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Dyer, Louis, 1851-1908

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Epithet: of Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x000227 ...

Tebb, Mary E.

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Carleton, Will, 1845-1912

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Carleton was a Michigan poet. He was born on Oct. 21, 1845 in Hudson (Mich.), the son of John H. and Celestia Carleton. After graduating from Hillsdale College (1869), he became a newspaper reporter and, later, part owner of the newspaper. Carleton edited the Detroit Weekly Tribune. He founded and published Everywhere magazine, 1894-1912. Carleton was a poet and lecturer at Hillsdale College, 1887-1912. He published from 1871-1913. Carleton (Mich.), Carelton Highway, and Will Carleton Road West ...

Hawkins, Anthony Hope, 1863-1933

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Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906

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Epithet: LLD, Keeper of Printed Books British Museum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x00015c English librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : British Museum, to F.J. Dreer, 1892 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269566963 Librarian of the British Museum. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, 1889 Oct. 11. (Unk...

Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915

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Railroad expert, civic leader, historian; son of Charles Francis Adams, son of John Quincy Adams. From the description of ALS, 1864 Sept. 4, City Point, Va., to the Provost Marshal General's Dept., City Point. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690013 Adams was a General in the US Army in the Civil War. After the War he was a railroad executive and eventually president of the Union Pacific Railroad, 1884-1890. From the description of [Letter...

Gurney, Russell, 1804-1878

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Russell Gurney was recorder of London and a Member of Parliament. Claims by the U.S. for damages to several ships were assessed by a group including Gurney under the May, 1987 Treaty of Washington. From the description of ALS, [1873?] March 25, Washington, [D.C.] to Arthur Mills. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 38934630 ...

Dix, Beulah Marie, 1876-1970

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Beulah Marie Dix was born in Kingston, Massachusetts, in 1876. Educated at public schools in Plymouth and Chelsea, Dix entered Radcliffe College at the age of 16, where she concentrated in history and literature. She was the first woman to win the George B. Sohier Prize offered for the best thesis submitted by an undergraduate or graduate of Harvard or Radcliffe in English. Dix sold her first story to Lippincott's Magazine and, while in college, wrote several plays for the Idler Club. She earned...

Lyman, Theodore, 1833-1897

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Lyman (1833-1897) earned his Harvard AB 1855. His positions at Harvard included: Treasurer of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) (1865-1872; 1874-1876), Overseer (1868-1880; 1881-1888), Assistant at the MCZ (1863-1877), member of the faculty at the MCZ (1874-1887). From the description of Papers of Theodore Lyman, 1897-ca. 1909. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972826 ...

Cornelius Conway Felton

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Stephen Higginson, 1743-1828

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Smith, R. Bosworth (Reginald Bosworth), 1839-1908

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Epithet: schoolmaster and author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x0003b6 ...

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....

Mulford, Elisha, 1833-1885

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Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919

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U.S. Senator from Vermont. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to F.T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State, 1883 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743114 Vermont lawyer; state representative, 1854-1859; state senator, 1861-1862; U.S. senator, 1866-1891. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to Charles Devens, 1878 May 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888341 U.S. senator of Vermont and...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

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Epithet: Colonel; American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x000203 ...

Marlowe, Julia

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Day, Georgiana M. Gordon.

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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...

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

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Distinguished historian James Anthony Froude was born at Dartington rectory, Devon, in 1818. He was the brother of William Froude (1810-1879), engineer and naval architect, and of Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-1836), divine. The younger Froude was educated at Westminster School from 1830, and then privately in the village of Merton. He studied at Oriel College, Oxford, from 1835, and graduated B.A. in 1842, and took his M.A. in 1843. After briefly writing on the life of St. Neot for the Lives of ...

Thwing, Charles Franklin, 1853-1937

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Charles Franklin Thwing, author and president of Western Reserve University's Adelbert College. Robert Ellis Thompson, educator, editor, and author; editor of Encyclopedia American and lecturer at Harvard and Princeton. Glen Walton Blodgett, autograph seeker. From the description of Letters to Prof. R.E. Thompson and Glen W. Blodgett, 1882 May 20, 1902 November 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230946 ...

Sedgwick, William T., Mrs.

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Oxford University. Magdalen college. Library.

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Women's protective and provident league

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Waldo Higginson

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Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838

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American writer on navigation. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Salem, to an unidentified recipient, 1810 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910812 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to William Vaughan in London, 1837 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910815 Astronomer, mathematician, and insurance executive. From the description of Nathaniel Bowditch correspondence, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 794511...

Hoar, Sherman, 1845-1901

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Darwin, Sir Francis, 1848-1925.

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Wells, Kate Gannett, 1838-1911

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Author. Born Catherine Boott Gannett. From the description of Kate Cannett Wells correspondence, circa 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981337 Philanthropist, reformer, writer. From the description of Manuscript fragment, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62524008 Philanthropist, reformer, and writer. From the description of Letter, [1905] June 7, Boston, to Charles M. Green. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 1726...

Tiffany, Francis, 1827-1908

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Francis Tiffany (1827-1908) graduated from Harvard College in 1847 and was ordained to the Unitarian ministry that same year. He served parishes in Springfield and West Newton, Massachusetts. He was also Professor of English Literature and Rhetoric at Antioch College in Ohio from 1865 to 1866. From the guide to the Scrapbooks, 1885-1886., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School) ...

Chapman, Carlton T.

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War correspondent for Harper's weekly magazine during the Spanish-American War. From the description of Carlton T. Chapman Spanish-American War scrapbook 1898. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 42007744 ...

Torrey, Bradford, 1843-1912

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Ornithologist and author. From the description of Papers of Bradford Torrey [manuscript], 1887-1912. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647887893 ...

Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893

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Lucy Stone (b. Aug. 13, 1818, West Brookfield, MA–d. Oct. 18, 1893, Boston, MA) was born to parents Hannah Matthews and Francis Stone. At age 16, Stone began teaching in district schools always earning far less money than men. In 1847, she became the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree from Oberlin College. After college, Stone began her career with the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and began giving public speeches on women's rights. in the fall of 1847; With...

Van Allen, William Harman, 1870-1931

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Fawcett, Henry

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British statesman and economist. From the description of Henry Fawcett papers, 1883-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450213 ...

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....

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Devens, Charles, 1820-1891

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Charles Devens, Jr. was a Union army officer in the Civil War. He entered the war as a Major in the 3rd Batallion of the Massachusetts Rifles. He was appointed Brigadier General in April 1862 and was brevetted Major General, United States Volunteers, in April 1865. After the war, he served as a State Supreme Court justice for Massachusetts and was appointed Attorney General of the United States. From the description of Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6. (University of California, S...

Aldrich, Lilian Woodman, d. 1927

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Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864

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Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...

Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905

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Irish American attorney; Congressman from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter to James Jeffrey Roche, 1891 June 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68116920 Lawyer and politician. Born near Fermoy, Ireland, Collins immigrated to America in 1848. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1871 and practiced law in Boston. He served in the Massachusetts State Legislature and was a member of Congress from 1883-1889. He was mayor of ...

Hickson, Katie.

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Mitchell, Marie

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Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (born November 29, 1811, Boston, Massachusetts – died February 2, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. ...

Greenhalge, Frederic T. (Frederic Thomas), 1842-1896

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Lawrence, William, 1850-1941

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7th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. From the description of William Lawrence letter to Mrs. Forbes [manuscript], 1930 Apr 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 256490554 Bishop of Massachusetts. From the description of Draft petition to Governor Fuller, 1927 April 11-12. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 67836461 ...

Tyndall, John, 1820-1893

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British physicist. From the description of John Tyndall letters, 1869-1880. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122454707 Natural philosopher. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80044015 English natural philosopher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Jun. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573...

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 ...

Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933

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American clergyman, educator and writer. From the description of Letter to Joseph LeRoy Harrison, 1916 April 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51926632 From the description of Papers of Henry Van Dyke, 1895-1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51926567 Clergyman, Princeton University professor of English literature, and sports writer. From the description of Letters to Eugene V. Connett, 1919-1920. (Manchester City Library)...

Holmes, John, 1812-1899

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1838-1909

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Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

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Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...

Coleridge, Ernest Hartley, 1846-1920

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Mrs.) Bigelow

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Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...