Papers, 1745-1916.


Papers, 1745-1916.

Papers of essayist, poet, and teacher of anatomy Oliver Wendell Holmes.

11 boxes (3.6 linear ft.)

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The First Church was formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1633, but in 1636 the minister and most of the members removed to Hartford, Conn. In 1829 the First Parish or First Church (Congregational) in Cambridge split into factions of Unitarian and Trinitarian persuasion. The latter, with the pastor Abiel Holmes, separated to form the Shepard Congregational Society, and continued subsequently under the name of the First Church. The Unitarians continued to be known as the First Parish, though cla...

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Howe, Estes. (person)

W. T. (William Tennant) Gairdner. (person)

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 (person)

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...

Jacob Bigelow (person)

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

Thayer, Nathaniel, Jr. (person)

Andover Phillips (person)

Ann Susan (Holmes) Upham. (person)

Silas Weir Mitchell (person)

Wilkinson, Elizabeth Hays (person)

Sargent, John Osborne, 1811-1891 (person)

Lawyer, author, editor, and Massachusetts state legislator. From the description of Papers of John Osborne Sargent, 1831-1912. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069255 Lawyer, editor, and author of articles and pamphlets on political and legal subjects; born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and later a resident of New York City. From the description of Letter book and legal papers, 1842-1848, 1842-1850. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 5877...

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Ernest Jackson. (person)

Holmes, Edward J. (person)

Bellows, John Thomas, 1831-1902 (person)

Augusta King. (person)

Beaman, Charles C. (Charles Cotesworth), 1840-1900 (person)

Miller, Rennetts C. (person)

Holmes, Sarah (Wendell) (person)

Parsons, Charles W. (Charles William), 1823-1893 (person)

Upham, Caroline E. (person)

Eliot, Charles William (person)

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Jay, John, 1817-1894 (person)

Grandson of John Jay, active in anti-slavery movement, organizer of Republican Party in New York, U.S. minister to Austria. From the description of Letters to H.H. Boyesen and Rufus W. Griswold, II, 1851-1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64433472 Lawyer, diplomat, and reformer. From the description of Letters of John Jay, 1878-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423666 American lawyer and diplomat. From the description of...

Hastings, John Walter. (person)

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Upham, Charles Wentworth, 1802-1875 (person)

Clergyman, politician, author. From the description of Papers: of Charles Wentworth Upsham, 1835-1873 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810940 ...

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Century Magazine. (corporateBody)

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Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837 (person)

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Morison, John Hopkins, 1808-1896 (person)

Norton, Samuel (person)

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Amelia (Jackson) Holmes (person)

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 (person)

Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

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Holmes was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to the prominent writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. and abolitionist Amelia Lee Jackson. Dr. Holmes was a leading figure in Boston intellectual and literary circles. Mrs. Holmes was connected to the leading families; Henry James Sr., Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists were family friends. Known as "Wendell" in his youth, Holmes, Henry James Jr. and William James became lifelong friends. Holmes accordingly grew up in an atmospher...

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Holmes, David (person)

In 1844, Dr. David Holmes moved his wife and three daughters from Lebanon, Connecticut, to Providence, Rhode Island, to set up his medical practice. Upon settling in Providence, his family decided to join Richmond Street Church and wrote to Pastor John C. Nichols of the First Ecclesiastical Church for a letter of recommendation to the new church. Holmes wrote "[w]e have felt some hesitancy about removing our connection from the church in Lebanon, and not till recently have we though...

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Jackson, Charles, 1775-1855 (person)

Charles Jackson was a graduate of Harvard College, read law with Theophilus Parsons, and was the father-in-law of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes. From the description of Travel diary, 1823-1824. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235147013 Jackson (A.B. 1793) started practicing law in 1796, and was a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, 1813-1824. From the description of Notes : concerning civil and criminal laws : manuscript, 1795. (Harvard Unive...

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Amelia Holmes (person)

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Motley, Edward. (person)

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