Papers, 1806-1902.

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Papers, 1806-1902.

Papers, 1806-1902.

Papers of American cotton manufacturer and inventor Samuel Batchelderand his son, civil engineer John M. Batchelder.

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Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896

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American novelist and historian. From the description of "Abraham Lincoln's Early Years" : one page only of the fifth part, signed [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [ca. 1892]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899933 American author and lecturer. From the description of Papers of Charles Carleton Coffin [manuscript], 1881-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814490 Charles Carleton Coffin, 1823-1896, was born in Boscawen, NH. He became a ...

Nason, Elias, 1811-1887

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Nason was a Massachusetts schoolmaster, writer, lecturer, and Congregational cleryman. From the description of Executions in Massachusetts, ca. 1863? (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236087767 Elias Nason (1811-1887) was at various times in his life an editor, writer, teacher, public lecturer, and Congregational minister. He graduated from Brown University in 1835. Nason wrote many books and pamphlets on topics of New England history and biography. ...

Child, Francis James, 1825-1896

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The materials in this bound volume were generated due to a manuscript called the "Harris manuscript." The Harris manuscript was written down by the sisters Amelia Harris (1815-1891) and Jane Harris (1823-1897). They compiled a family repertoire of Scottish ballads, mainly passed on orally to the sisters by their mother, Grace Dow Harris (Mrs. David Harris) (b.1782). This manuscript and some correspondence was purchased in 1873 by Professor Francis James Child of Harvard University who was a scho...

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 ...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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

Violet Fane

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Dewey, Orville, 1794-1882

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Orville Dewey (1794-1882) was born and died in Sheffield, Mass. He graduated from Williams College in 1814, and Andover Seminary in 1819. Shortly after, he became an Unitarian, and served as minister at the following churches: Federal Street Church (Boston, Mass.), 1821-1823; First Church (New Bedford, Mass.), 1822-1833; Second Congregational Church (New York, N.Y.), 1835-1848; New South Church (Boston, Mass.), 1857-1861. Dewey received an honorary D.D. from Harvard in 1839. He was president of ...

Bell, Charles Henry, 1823-1893

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Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836

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Livingston's varied career as American lawyer and statesman is described in detail in the following descriptions of his papers. From the description of Edward Livingston papers, 1683-1877 (bulk 1764-1836). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 81576848 Eminent jurist - Minister to France - Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Judge Breckenridge, 1821 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863 (bulk 1836-1863). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979853 Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. From the description of Letter, 1858 November 17. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50458533 Physicist; professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, 1828-1836 ? Superintendent of U.S. Coas...

DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865

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Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

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American poet and water-colorist. From the description of Letters, 1872-1894. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233101484 Celia Laighton Thaxter was an American poet and essayist who lived much of her life in the Isles of Shoals, at first on White Island and later in a large cottage her brothers built for their parents on the island of Appledore, in which she eventually died. The family ran a hotel, Appledore House, which, along with Celia's cottage, burned...

Kneeland, Samuel, 1821-1888

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Physician and naturalist of Boston. From the description of Letter, 1887, Mar. 9 : Boston, to Prof. Le Metayer de Guichainville, New York. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35130210 Samuel Kneeland was a physician and zoologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1883-1888. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616041 From the guide to the Samuel Kneeland correspondence, 1883-1888, 1883-1888, (American Philosophical S...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1859

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Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with the professional nature of its European counterpart. In addition, Bache fostered the reform of public education in America. On July 19, 1806 Alexander Dallas Bache wa...

Lessoffsky, S.

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Martel, L. A.

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Smith, J. K.

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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 ...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Benjamin Silliman was a chemist and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1805. From the description of Correspondence, 1808-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466220 Physician and chemist of New Haven, Connecticut. From the description of Note, 1853, Sept. 28 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359361 Educator and scientist. From the description of Papers of...

Lovering, Joseph, 1813-1892

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Lovering graduated from Harvard in 1833 and taught mathematics and natural philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Joseph Lovering, 1889. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972823 ...

Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855

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Biographical note: Boston merchant; Abbott Lawrence was in partnership with his brother Amos, founded and developed the textile-manufacturing city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, represented his district in Congress (1834-1836, 1838-1840), and was U.S. minister to Great Britain (1849-1852). Richard Henry Wilde (1878-1847) was an American lawyer, scholar and poet. He was Attorney General of Georgia (1811) and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1815-1817, 1825, 1827-1835). From...

Ware, John, 1795-1864

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Physician and ophthalmic surgeon of Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, 1835, June 9 : Hingham, Mass., to Doctor Fiske. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35663674 Ware (Harvard, M.D. 1816) was Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1836 to 1858. He edited various medical journals and wrote articles on delirium tremens, diseases, and medical education. From the description of Papers of John Ware, ca. 18...

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...

Thornton, John Wingate, 1818-1878

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John Wingate Thornton (1818-1878), a Boston lawyer, historian and antiquary, was a founder of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and was elected to membership in the American Antiquarian Society in 1855. He authored several books, including _The Landing at Cape Ann_ (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1854) and _The Pulpit of the American Revolution_ (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1860), as well as several articles and pamphlets, including _The First Records of Anglo-American Colonization: Their...

Perry, Nora, 1841-1896,

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Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886

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Epithet: author and art critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000053 Painter, etcher, author, art and music critic, of Boston, Mass. Perkins graduated from Harvard in 1843; studied art in Rome and Paris; promoted art education for the masses; organized the Boston Art Club and served as president, 1869-1879; was a founder and honorary director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston...

John Ritchie

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Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906

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Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He also served as the director of the Allegheny Observatory and a professory of astronomy at the Western University of Pennsylvania (now known as the University of Pittsburgh). While at the Smithsonian he founded the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory....

Benjamin Peirce

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Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879

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Physician and botanist of Boston, Mass. From the description of Jacob Bigelow letter, 1822-1833, [Boston]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847536 Jacob Bigelow (Harvard University, A.B. 1806 and University of Pennsylvania, M.D. 1810) taught at Harvard Medical School from 1815-1855. With Dr. Francis Boott he began work on a flora of New England but this project was given up. From 1817-1820 he published American medical botany for which he drew many of the plates and ...

Batchelder, Isabel

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Beck, Charles, 1798-1866

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Beck received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1865 and taught Latin at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Charles Beck, 1820?-1830 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069227 ...

Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895

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Houghton was an American printer and publisher, proprietor of the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass. and partner, successively, in the publishing firms of Hurd and Houghton; Houghton, Osgood ? and Houghton, Mifflin & Company. From the description of Papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505871 Houghton was an American printer and publisher, proprietor of the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass., and partner, successi...

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...

Lowell, Robert, 1816-1891

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Protestant Episcopal clergyman and poet. From the description of Letters to the Rev. Julius Hammond Ward [manuscript], 1864-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812010 ...

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...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

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...

Baring-Gould, S. (Sabine), 1834-1924

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Reverend Baring-Gould was an English hymn writer, popular novelist, and author on folk-lore. From the guide to the Sabine Baring-Gould Manuscript, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) English author of theological works and novels. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Oscar Beringer, 1892 May 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936526 English divine and author. From the descript...

Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879

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Henry Carey, American economist, was born in Philadelphia and initially devoted himself to the publishing business, which he inherited from his father. He was also interested in economics and in 1836 he published an article entitled, Essay on the rate of wages - subsequently expanded into a 3 vol. work: The principles of political economy, 1837-1840. Carey published numerous other books and essays and his writings were read worldwide, especially in Europe. Other works include, The slave trade......

Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911

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Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: showman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x0001b6 Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman. From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307 American showman and entrepreneur. From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat recor...

Whymper, Edward, 1840-1911

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Edward Whymper was born on 27 April 1840 in London. The son of the artist, Josiah Wood Whymper, he entered his father's business in Lambeth as a wood-engraver at an early age. In 1860, he was commissioned to make a series of sketches of Alpine scenery, and undertook an extensive journey in the Central and Western Alps. The following year, Whymper completed the ascent of Mont Pelvoux, later reaching the summit of a neighbouring peak, subsequently named the Pointe des Ecrins (which at...

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...

Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903

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Holmes, John, 1812-1899

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Isabella James

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Joseph P. McCorkle

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Smyth, William, 1797-1868

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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 ...

Winlock, Joseph, 1826-1875

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Joseph Winlock was an astronomer and mathematician. Winlock was the superintendent of the "American Ephemeries and Nautical Almanac" (1858-1859), head of the Department of Mathematics at the U.S. Naval Academy (1859), and Director of the Harvard College Observatory, as well as being a professor of astronomy at Harvard (1866-1875). From the description of Letterbook, 1857-1875. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523480 From the guide to the Josep...

Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...

Samuel Batchelder

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John A. Hanson

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Runkle, John Daniel, 1822-1902

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John Daniel Runkle, 1822-1902, SB, MA, 1851, Harvard College, was the second president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1870 to 1878, having served as acting president from 1868 to 1870. He was professor of mathematics from 1865 to 1902. Earlier in 1860 he was a member of the committee that prepared the " Objects and Plan of an Institute of Technology," which led to the establishment of MIT in 1861, and he worked closely with the founder and first president of...

Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937

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Naval officer and U.S. representative from Alabama. From the description of Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966 (bulk 1890-1937). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981876 Richard P. Hobson was a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy. He served during the Spanish-American War, and was a U.S. Representative from 1907-1915. From the description of Letter, February 12, 1902. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 741355190 Biograp...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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

Nott, Eliphalet, 1773-1866

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American divine and President of Union College. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1822 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609731 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Hassler, 1842 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610902 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Union College, 1827 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611418 President of Union College in Schenectady, New York. Fr...

Trowbridge, William Pettit, 1828-1892

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Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

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Lorin Blodget was a statistician, climatologist, and publicist. From the description of Observers and correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1854. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122347494 From the guide to the Observers and correspondents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1854, 1854, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863

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Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900

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Horace William Shaler Cleveland was born in 1814 in New England. After spending time in New England, New Jersey and New York working in landscape architecture, Cleveland settled in Chicago in 1869, establishing a landscape architectural firm. In 1886, he moved his firm to Minneapolis. Considered a visionary landscape architect, Cleveland was responsible for the design of the Minneapolis park system. In the late 1890s, Cleveland moved to Honsdale, Illinois to live with his son Ralph. H. W. S. Cle...

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...

Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893

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Lucy Larcom wrote poetry about women's factory life in Lowell, Mass. She was a friend and collaborator of John Greenleaf Whittier. From the description of Lucy Larcom letter, poem, and photograph, 1871-1893. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38235776 Poet and writer, from Lowell, Mass. who attended Monticello Seminary in Godfrey, Ill. from 1849-1852, and was friends with Henry Spaulding who worked at the Surveyor General's Office in St. Louis. ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Trusta, H., 1815-1852

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Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910

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Geologist, mining engineer and educator; he worked on numerous railroad and mining surveys throughout Europe and the western United States. In 1895, he became professor of geology and mining at the University of Arizona. From 1853 to 1856, he accompanied the Pacific Railroad Expedition. From the description of Blake papers, 1847-1910. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37905971 ...

Workman, Fanny Bullock, 1859-1925

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Mrs. Fanny Bullock Workman was a world traveller who published accounts of her travels. Her husband was William Hunter Workman. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, [1900?]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887131 ...

Chase, Pliny Earle, 1820-1886

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Batchelder, John Montgomery, 1811-1892

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Betty Martin

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Colburn

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Appleton, Nathan, 1779-1861

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Appleton, a manufacturer, banker, and Massachusetts congressman, was a founder of the city of Lowell, Mass., and helped build up Lawrence, Mass. and Manchester, N.H. He wrote a memoir of Abbott Lawrence, fellow textile manufacturer, founder of Lawrence, Mass., Massachusetts congressman, and diplomat. From the description of Letters by and about Abbott Lawrence, 1831-1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122412065 From the guide to the Letters by and about Abbott La...

Harriet

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Rich, Obadiah, 1783-1850

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Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940

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Taussig graduated from Harvard in 1879, and taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank William Taussig, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973196 ...

Mrs Dana

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Isabella Batchelder

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Prang, Louis, 1824-1909

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

F. L. Batchelder

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Minot

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Currie, Mary Montgomery (Lamb) Singleton, lady.

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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...

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...

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...

Storer, David Humphreys, 1804-1891

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Storer graduated from Harvard in 1825, taught obstetrics and medical jurisprudence, and served as Dean of the Harvard Medical School. From the description of Papers of David Humphreys Storer, ca. 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972890 U.S. ichthyologist and obstetrician, 1804-1890. From the description of Letter, 1829, Oct. 15 : to Jesse Putnam. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31822022 Storer (Harvard Medical School, M.D. 1925) w...

Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus), 1825-1891

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Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with the professional nature of its European counterpart. In addition, Bache fostered the reform of public education in America. On July 19, 1806 Alexander Dallas Bache wa...

Batchelder family.

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Samuel Batchelder was a cotton manufacturer and inventor. His son, John M. Batchelder, was a civil engineer involved in telegraphy and insulation. From the guide to the Papers, 1806-1902., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

T. P. James

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Dickerson, E. N. (Edward Nicoll), 1824-1889

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Hagen, Hermann August, 1817-1893

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Epithet: of the Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00004e ...

Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904

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English explorer in Africa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Congo River, to Robert Newton, the British Vice-Consul at Luanda, Angola, while "advancing to the interior" on an exploring expedition, 1880 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574627 British explorer and author of THROUGH SOUTH AFRICA. From the description of Letter, 1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744855 British explorer. From the des...

Pourtales, Louis François de, 1823-1880

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Louis François de Pourtalés was an American naturalist and a student of Louis Agassiz. Pourtalés worked for the U.S. Coast Survey from 1848 to 1873. From the description of Letters to E. Meriam, 1857. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 311865315 ...

Mrs G. J. Bowen

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Farmer, Moses G. (Moses Gerrish), 1820-1893

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Moses Gerrish Farmer was born Feb. 9, 1820 in Boxcawen, NH; entered preparatory school at Andover in 1832; attended Dartmouth, but withdrew because of ill health; he worked briefly in a civil engineer's office and was affiliated with various private schools in New England; married Hannah Tobey Shapleigh in 1844; while he was a school principal in Dover, NH, he invented a machine to print paper window shades; began work with the electric telegraph, eventually taking charge of the telegraph line b...

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...

Rogers, John, 1829-1904

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John Rogers (1829-1904) was born in Salem, Mass., and received his education in the Boston public schools. While employed in various jobs he began to model in clay during his leisure hours and in 1858-1859 spent time in Rome studying methods of reproducing clay groups in plaster form. On his return, he went to Chicago where he exhibited, for a charity fair, "The Checker Players," a group in clay that attracted much favorable attention. During the Civil War, he modeled small statuette groups, mos...

Rotch, Abbott Lawrence, 1861-1912

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Rotch, a meteorologist, founded and was director of Blue Hill Observatory, near Boston, Mass. He took the earliest American measurements of cloud height and velocities. In 1906, Rotch became the first professor of meteorology at Harvard. In cooperation with Teisserenc de Bort, he sent an expedition to explore the atmosphere above the tropical ocean, 1905-1906; ascended Mont Blanc six times, reaching the summit thrice; and ballooned above Paris in 1889. From the description of Papers,...

Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847

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Editor and diplomat. From the description of Letter : Boston, to General H.A.S. Dearborn, Roxbury, Mass., 1831 May 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28885732 Diplomat, state legislator from Massachusetts, college president, and editor. From the description of Letter of Alexander Everett, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010077 American diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter : Roxbury, Mass., to Mrs. S.J. Hale, [18...

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...

Mrs Micah Dyer

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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.

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Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...

Miss Batchelder

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Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Mrs Samuel Batchelder

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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

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Alcott was an American author. From the description of Papers, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370872 From the description of Additional papers, 1845-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505798 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1845-1944., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Alcott was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Louisa May Alcott ad...

Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

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Amos Adams Lawrence was a Boston merchant, textile manufacturer, and philanthropist. From the description of Amos Adams Lawrence Papers, 1857-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387678 Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Letter of Amos Adams Lawrence, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014885 ...

Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880

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Peirce (Harvard, A.B., 1829) taught astronomy and mathematics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Peirce, 1846-1851 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972841 Peirce (A.B. 1829), mathematician and astronomer, was a tutor (1831-1833) and professor (1833-1880) at Harvard University, where he established the Harvard Observatory. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79...

Lefroy, J. H. (John Henry), Sir, 1817-1890

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Lefroy was a colonel in the Royal Artillery and Inspector-General of Army schools 1857-1860. In 1871 appointed Governor of Bermuda and in 1877 awarded a K.C.M.G. In August 1880, Lefroy became administrator of Tasmania, where he remained until 1882 (ADB v.5:77-8). From the description of Extract from monograph. [ca. 1895] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225842850 ...

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) ...

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...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Hunt, Thomas Sterry, 1826-1892

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Chemist and geologist. From the description of Letter of Thomas Sterry Hunt, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451083 ...

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 ...

Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888

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Successful author and editor who settled in Charleston, S.C., ca. 1819; native of Boston, Mass.; ca. 1833, Gilman began publishing a literary magazine at various times known as Rose Bud, Youth's Gazette, Southern Rose Bud, and Southern Rose; wife of Samuel Gilman (1791-1858), minister of Charleston's Unitarian Church, 1819 to 1858. She lived in Charleston until 1870, when she returned to Cambridge, Mass. She died, 1888, in Washington, D.C. From the description of Caroline Howard Gilm...

J. Rose Troup

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Fernow, Berthold, 1837-1908

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Archivist, historian, and author and editor on works on documentary history of New York State. From the description of Bertholdt Fernow correspondence, 1877-1888. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58781933 ...

Isabel Batchelder

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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...

E. H. Rollins

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Goodale, S. L. (Stephen Lincoln), 1815-1897

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Trowbridge, John, 1843-1923

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Storrow, Charles S. (Charles Storer), 1809-1904

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Engineer and official of the Essex Company and 1st mayor of Lawrence, Mass.; later moved to Boston. From the description of Charles S. Storrow correspondence and Lawrence, Mass., city reports, 1849-1853. (Lawrence Public Library). WorldCat record id: 71254689 ...

Brooks, William Robert, 1844-1921

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Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892

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Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Other business ventures included ownership of a New York newspaper, the Mail and Express. From the description of Cyrus W. Field papers, 1831-1905, bulk...

Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887

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Educator. From the description of Papers of Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, 1863-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451614 Mary Tyler Peabody Mann was an active social reformer, educator, and author. Along with her sisters, Elizabeth Peabody and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, she created and maintained vital connections within the Transcendentalist movement. Mary and her husband, educator Horace Mann, were active abolitionists. The sisters's practical application of optimism and hum...

Papanti, L.

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Mrs. John Ritchie

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Deane, Charles, 1813-1889

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Charles Deane was a merchant with the firm of Waterston, Pray & Company. He retired from the firm in 1864 and devoted himself to researching early American history. From the description of Letter, 1879 Oct[obe]r 17, Cambridge, Mass., to Samuel Eliot [Boston, Mass.]. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15143373 American historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, Messrs. Bartlett & Welford, booksellers in New Yo...

Munroe, Kirk, 1850-1930

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Author and adventurer. From the description of Papers of Kirk Munroe, 1850-1940 (bulk 1867-1932). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066384 American juvenile author. From the description of A mud-bespattered arrival from Califronia, being Chapter II of an unidentified work : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript unsigned, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613377 Biographical Note ...

Rodgers, Christopher Raymond Perry, 1819-1892,

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American naval officer. From the description of Letter signed : Norfolk, Va., to Admiral D.D. Porter, [18]67 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656120 ...

Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880

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Clergyman. From the description of E.H. Chapin correspondence, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453080 New York, N.Y. orator, author, and minister. From the description of Papers, 1845-1854. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38293531 ...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Mrs James

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Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860

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Author and naval officer. A close friend of Washington Irving, Paulding collaborated with him to produce the satirical periodical, Salmagundi. He also wrote poetry, fiction, and a popular biography of George Washington. President Martin Van Buren appointed Paulding Secretary of the Navy in 1839, in which post he served until 1841. From the description of [Letter] 1839 May 7, Navy Department [Washington, D.C., to] Gilbert Davis, New York. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record...

Poole, William Frederick, 1821-1894

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Librarian of the Newberry Library. From the description of Letter : Chicago, to Sarah K. Bolton, Cleveland, 1890 Oct. 24. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550365576 American librarian and bibliographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Mr. Ford, 1887 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617952 Historian, librarian, and first Librarian of the Newberry Library. Born in Massachusetts in 1821...

White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885

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

Holder, Charles Frederick, 1851-1915

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Charles F. Holder (1851-1915) was the creator of the Tournament of Roses parade. A native of Massachusetts, he worked as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York before moving to Pasadena in 1885. He originated big game sport fishing in 1898 and founded the Tuna Club on Catalina Island. He was president of the Tournament of Roses Association from 1890-1891 and served as parade grand marshal in 1910. Holder was the author of a variety of books and articles, including Elemen...

Belavenetz, Ivan Petrovich, 1830-1878

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Davis, Charles Henry, 1807-1877

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American naval officer. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : "Bureau of Navigation," Washington, to A.D. Frye in New York, 1864 Jun. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535940 American Naval Officer. From the description of Telegram signed : "Bureau of Navigation", to George W. Blunt, 1863 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539134 Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges C...

Dolbear, A. E. (Amos Emerson), 1837-1910

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Amos Emerson Dolbear (1837-1910), known to his students at Tufts as "Dolly," chaired the Department of Astronomy and Physics at the college beginning in 1874. He was a "theoretical scientist" who enjoyed the discovery of new possibilities, including his pioneering research concerning telephony. Dolbear contributed many notable inventions to the scientific world, including the static telephone, the electric gyroscope used to demonstrate the Earth's rotation, the opeidoscope, and a new system of i...

Channing, William F. (William Francis), 1820-1901

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Wilder, Marshall P. (Marshall Pinckney), 1798-1886

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Comedian, vaudeville star, author. From the description of Letters and a quotation of Marshall Pinckney Wilder, 1891-1898, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68940856 ...

W. C. Cather

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Newton, William Wilberforce, 1843-1914

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Episcopalian minister and author; known for Pilgrim series of sermons for children. From the description of William Wilberforce Newton letter to David Paul Brown [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999763 ...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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Unitarian minister; trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1879-88; active on behalf of temperance, anti-slavery, women's sufferage movements; died in Jamaica Plain, Boston. From the description of Letters, 1863-1886. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38003933 Clarke was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1...

Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908

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Gibbs received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1888. He served as Dean of Lawrence Scientific School and Dean of School of Mining and Practical Engineering, and taught chemistry and physics. From the description of Papers of Wolcott Gibbs, 1885-1944 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069357 Chemist (Ammonia-cobalt compounds; metals of platinum group; new methods of analysis; complex inorganic acids). A.M. Columbia College, 1841; M.D. Columbia College...

Peirce, James Mills, 1834-1906

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

Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922

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Inventor and educator. From the description of Check, 1918 Feb. 11. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954428 Alexander Graham Bell, inventor and educator, and members of the related Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families. From the description of Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979893 Inventor Alexander Graham Bell became a member of the American Philsophical Society in...

Davis, Andrew McFarland, 1833-1920

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Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856

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Harvard librarian and entomologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to Henry David Thoreau, 1854 June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499003 Harris graduated from Harvard in 1815 and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Thaddeus William Harris, 1822-1850 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972786 Physician, botanist and entomologist of Cambridge, Mass. ...

Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1855-1919

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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...

Batchelder, Samuel, 1784-1879

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Ames, James Barr, 1846-1910

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Law professor. Harvard Law School: Assistant professor, 1873-1877; Professor, 1877-1910; Bussey Prof. of Law, 1879-1903; Dean of the Faculty of Law, 1895-1910; Dane Prof. of Law, 1903-1910. From the description of Correspondence, 1872-1910. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047262 James Barr Ames was Dean of the Harvard Law School (1895-1910); Albert Francis Judd was Chief Justice of the Hawaii (Republic) Supreme Court (1881-1900). From the des...

Shillaber, B. P. (Benjamin Penhallow), 1814-1890

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Author, of Portsmouth, N.H.; also wrote under names Mrs. Partington and Ruth Partington. From the description of Letter, 1853 Nov. 22. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70961170 American humorist. From the description of Papers of B. P. Shillaber [manuscript], 1856-1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647846046 From the description of To J.T. Fields : autograph poem signed and accompanying autograph letter si...

Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884

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Arnold Henry Guyot was a geographer and the first to formulate laws of structure and movement of glaciers. He published geography textbooks, 1866-1875, and was professor of physical geography and geology at Princeton University, 1854-1884. From the description of Correspondence, 1857-1882. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316399 Geographer and geologist. From the description of Letter of A. Guyot, circa 1857. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Mrs Batchelder

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Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874

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Curtis was a graduate of Harvard College (1829), attended Harvard Law School (1829-1830, 1832), was associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1851-1857) and acted as counsel to Andrew Johnson during his impeachment trial (1868). From the description of Legal opinions, ca. 1858-1868. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338978 Epithet: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person :...

Bowdoin College

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Rufus King Cushing (1802-1889) was born in Brunswick, Maine, and earned degrees from Bowdoin College in 1821 and 1824. He practiced medicine in Bangor and Brewer, Maine, and served as the first city physician of Bangor in 1834. From the description of [Diplomas issued to Rufus King Cushing] 1821-1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 488682502 ...

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...

Dow, Neal, 1804-1897

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Dow was a leading temperance advocate and mayor of Portland (Maine). John A. Rockwell (1803-1861) graduated from Yale in 1862 and served as a Whig Congressman from Conn., 1845-1849. Alfred Rockwell was a Civil War general. From the description of Collection, 1847,1853. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 40420207 Resident of Portland, Me.; commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers in 1862; taken prisoner during the attack on Port Hudson (27 May, 1863) spendin...

Hopeful Toler

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Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866

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Physician and naturalist of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1825-1851 and undated [bulk, 1825-1827]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35089778 Epithet: Naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0003e1 Gould, a naturalist and physician, was one of the great influences on the development of the study of conchology. He was a constant contributor to scientific jou...

Francis, James B. (James Bicheno), 1815-1892

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Engineer. From the description of James B. Francis correspondence, 1851-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450330 ...

Nordica, Lillian, 1859-1914.

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Preble, George Henry, 1816-1885

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George Henry Preble was born 25 February 1816 Portland ME. He was elected a member of NEHGS in 1866 and became a life member in 1869. He died 1 March 1885 Brookline MA [memoir in Memorial Biographies 8:206]. From the description of George Henry Preble Papers, 1791-1873. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50057646 U.S. Navy officer and author; b. in Portland, Me. From the description of George Henry Preble memorandum book, 1859 and un...

Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859

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Choate practiced law Essex County, Mass. (1822-1834) and Boston (1834-1850) and served in the United States Senate (1841-1845). From the description of Papers, 1829-1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337959 Choate was an American lawyer and politician, U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1841-1845. From the description of Rufus Choate letter : to Joseph B. Boyer, [18--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937076 ...

Treadwell, Daniel, 1791-1872

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Treadwell received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1829 and taught application of science to the useful arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Daniel Treadwell, 1821-1887 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972906 ...

Drake, Samuel Adams, 1833-1905

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Samuel Adams Drake (1833-1905) was a prolific writer and author of books and articles, primarily dealing with the topics of New England and early American history, American folklore, and the American revolution. From the guide to the Samuel Adams Drake manuscript, 1894, (Brooklyn Historical Society) American historian. From the description of Letter, 1905 Aug. 16, Kennebunkport, to Edward Denham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166330189 American...

Phillips, Willard, 1784-1873

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Phillips graduated from Harvard in 1810, was assistant editor of the North American Review, a member of the Massachusetts Legislature (1825-1827), a probate judge for Suffolk County (1839-1847), president of the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company (1843-1873). From the description of Letter to Charles Sumner, 16 May 1839. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339781 Willard Phillips received his A.B. from Harvard in 1810. From the description...

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. ...

Saxton, Joseph, 1799-1873

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Paul, Hamilton

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Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925

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Zoologist, ethnologist, and art historian, of Salem, Mass. From the description of Edward Sylvester Morse correspondence, ca. 1860-1900. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128459 From the description of Papers, 1858-1925. (Peabody Museum). WorldCat record id: 28416528 American zoologist and orientalist, born in Portland, Me. Prentice C. Manning, of Portland, worked for Bryon Greenough & Co. (hats, caps, and furs). From the desc...

Clark, Alvan, 1804-1887

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