Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents


Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents


Letters sent to Oliver Wendell Holmes by various correspondents.

5 linear feet (10 boxes)

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SNAC Resource ID: 6384477

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Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934

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Cass Gilbert was born on November 24, 1859, in Zanesville, Ohio, the son of General and Mrs. Samuel Augustus Gilbert. He received his education at MacAlester College, St. Paul, Minnesota and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge after working in a St. Paul architect's office. Following graduation, he traveled throughout Europe and upon his return, entered the office of McKim, Mead, and White, Architects in New York City. A year later, in 1882, he established his own off...

Edwards, C. M.

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Storey, Charles William, 1816-1893

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Fitz, Reginald H. (Reginald Heber), 1843-1913

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Reginald Heber Fitz taught theory and practice of physic at Harvard Medical School. From the description of Letter : Boston, to [Oliver T.] Osborne, New Haven, 1900 Oct 5. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702162686 From the description of Letter : Boston, to [Oliver T.] Osborne, New Haven, 1900 Oct 5. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 703640321 Fitz (Harvard, M.D. 1868) was a physician at the Boston Dispensary from 1871 to 1882 and taught pathology at the...

Société Medicale d'Observation.

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Pfeiffer, J. Edward

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Clark, Gordon R.

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Sheridan, Mary Motley

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Storer, Horatio Robinson, 1830-1922

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Storer, a leading antiabortion advocate in Boston, was a staunch supporter of using chloroform rather than ether during obstetrical procedures. He helped establish gynecology as a legitimate medical profession. Simpson was a professor of midwifery in Edinburgh and an early experimenter with chloroform. ...

Bowditch, H. P. (Henry Pickering), 1840-1911

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Bowditch (Harvard, A.B. 1861; M.D. 1868) studied physiology in Leipzig with Carl Ludwig, whose laboratory was the center for physiological study. He returned to Boston in 1871 and taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School; was appointed as first George Higginson Professor of Physiology; and with the establishment of the first physiological laboratory, brought German technological methods to the U.S. He helped in planning the Harvard Medical School and was active in public affairs, includin...

Olcott, Miles

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Lee, Henry, 1817-1898

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Harvard overseer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to "my dear Doctor," [18--?] Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 743860470 Lee graduated from Harvard in 1836 and served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of Henry Lee, 1868-1894 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972818 ...

Flower, Isabella S.

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J. Waterston

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Dr. Lowell

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Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923

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

Smith, William

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Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898

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Prince, George D.

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Appleton, Thomas Gold, 1812-1884

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American poet, essayist and artist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Boston, to Madame [Blaze] de Bury, 1854 Jan. 14, 1854 Nov. 24 and [no year] Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875321 ...

Bartlett, Elisha, 1804-1855

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New England physician. From the description of Elisha Bartlett letters, 1839-1841. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34837883 Elisha Bartlett was a physician, professor of medicine, and author. He lectured at various medical schools including Transylvania University and the University of Louisville. Bartlett was a leading authority on typhoid fever. He was also the first mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts. From the description of Elisha Bartlett papers, 1821-193...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935

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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...

Jones, Willoughby, 1820-1884

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Mack, Dana

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Walker, James, 1794-1874

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James Walker (1794-1874) was President of Harvard University from February 10, 1853 to January 26, 1860. Walker was also a Unitarian minister and religious philosopher. James Walker was born to John Walker and Lucy (Johnson) Walker on August 16, 1794 in what was then Woburn, Massachusetts (later to become a part of Burlington ). Walker attended the Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts (1807-1810) and graduated from Harvard University in 1814. After graduation, Wal...

J. L. Motley

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Russell, Le Baron

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Gardiner, Robert Hallowell, 1809-1886

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John Farmer.

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Haweis, Mary Elisa (Joy)

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Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1884-1896

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Whitla, W.

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Gerhard, W. W.

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Dr. O. W. Holmes

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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 ...

Lincoln, Solomon, 1804-1881

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Solomon Lincoln (1804-1881) was a lawyer, representative to the Massachusetts General Court in 1829 and 1841, state senator in 1830-1831, and president of the Webster Bank in Boston, 1869-1876. From the description of Hingham (Mass.) Records1637-1931; bulk: 1860-1890 (Massachusetts Historical Society) ...

Parnell, Winifred

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Howells, William Dean

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0000a8 ...

Crosby, Dixi, 1800-1873

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Surgeon of New Hampshire. From the description of Documents, 1835-1840. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007129 ...

Worcester, S. A. (Samuel Austin), 1798-1859

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Worcester worked as a missionary for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from 1825 to 1859, serving the Cherokee Nation at Brainerd Mission, Tennessee; New Echota, Georgia; and in Indian Territory [Oklahoma]. During the state of Georgia's attempt to remove the Cherokee, Worcester refused to cooperate fully and was imprisoned from 1831 to 1833. In 1835, he and his wife Ann moved to Indian Territory where he set up his printing press at Dwight Mission and later Park Hill. Duri...

Carvill, A. H.

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Barnes, Phineas

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Edsall, David Linn, 1869-1945

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Edsall (1869-1945) (University of Pennsylvania, M.D. 1893) was dean of the Harvard Medical School from 1918 to 1935 and dean of the Harvard School of Public Health from its beginnings in 1921 to 1935. Following graduation from medical school, he worked for four years in a hospital laboratory, then began teaching at University of Pennsylvania (1899-1911) and Washington University in St. Louis (1911-1912); he came to Harvard as the Jackson Professor of Clinical Medicine (1912-1923). His deanship, ...

Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890

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Surgeon of Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Henry Jacob Bigelow note, undated, [Boston]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847379 Bigelow (Harvard, M.D. 1841) taught surgery at Harvard Medical School from 1849 until 1882, and was appointed visiting surgeon to the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 from which he resigned in 1886. Bigelow was the leading surgeon in New England during his lifetime, the first in the U.S. to excise the hip joint, and know...

P. A. Jennings

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Chamberlain, A. P.

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Brownell, Edward R.

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The Medical Faculty

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Astor, Augusta

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Ware, John

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Epithet: newspaper proprietor? of Whitehaven British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001ae ...

Boyd, Patrick J. Stirling

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Patchin, Robert H.

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Jackson, J. B. L.

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Locker-Lampson, Jane

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Eaton, Percival J.

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Collier, Laura (Brownell)

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Thomas Chadbourne

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Ellis, George Edward, 1814-1894

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Unitarian clergyman, divinity professor and historian. From the description of George E. Ellis manuscript [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191117953 George Ellis was a Unitarian minister from Boston who wrote Sketches of Bunker Hill Battle and Monument in 1844. From the description of George E. Ellis papers, 1707-1872. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 232304387 ...

Usher Parsons

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Farmer, John, 1789-1838

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John Farmer, son of John and Lydia (Richardson) Farmer, was born 12 June 1789 Chelmsford, MA; he was an antiquarian and pioneer of American genealogy; he died 13 August 1838 Concord, NH. From the description of John Farmer papers, 1810-1834. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 185145659 Corresponding secretary of New Hampshire Historical Society. From the description of Letters to Samuel Gardner Drake and Francis Jackson, 1828 June-18...

Symington, A. J.

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Pollock, Walter Nerries

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Clouston, William A.

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Coffin, C. P.

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Bennett, W

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Boston, Kass. Board of Aldermen.

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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...

Kellogg, A. O. (Abner Otis), 1818-1888

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Peck, Oliver

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J. E. Pfeiffer

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Gray, William, Major

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Epithet: of Add MS 32718 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000082 Epithet: of Bridgnorth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000086 Epithet: of Egerton MS 2647 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000087 Epithet: shipbuilder; ...

E. Amy Ferguson

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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...

Sargent, John Osborne, 1811-1891

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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...

Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874

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Wyman (Harvard, M.D. 1837) was Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1874 and taught anatomy and physiology in the medical school of Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Va., from 1843 to 1847. In 1866 he became curator of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard and went on expeditions to Florida, Labrador, South America, and other places to collect material for the museum. He wrote extensively and lectured on comparative anatomy and paleontology. ...

Dow, Jabez

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Dwight, Thomas, 1843-1911

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Professor of anatomy at Harvard; editor of the "Boston Medical and Surgical Journal." From the description of Thomas Dwight letter to Houghton Mifflin & Co. [manuscript], 1884 January 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 664829000 Dwight (Harvard, M.D. 1867) was Parkman Professor of Anatomy at the Harvard Medical School from 1883 to 1911 and also taught at Bowdoin Medical School in Maine, 1874-1876. During study in Europe, he obtained experience using frozen...

Bell, A. N.

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Brown, Mrs. J. E.

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Pearson, Henry B. (Henry Bromfield)

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Green, Robert P.

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Fletcher S. W.

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Newton, W. T.

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Montague, Z. C.

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Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...

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.) ...

Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rowfant, Crawley, to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1884 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644685614 From the description of Doctor Oliver W. Holmes : autograph poem signed : [London?], 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644709797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591...

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...

Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

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

Browne, H. N.

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Ellis, George Edward, 1814-1894

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Unitarian clergyman, divinity professor and historian. From the description of George E. Ellis manuscript [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191117953 George Ellis was a Unitarian minister from Boston who wrote Sketches of Bunker Hill Battle and Monument in 1844. From the description of George E. Ellis papers, 1707-1872. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 232304387 ...

Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904

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English critic and philosopher. From the description of Autograph letters signed (24) : London, etc., to W.E. Henley, 1876-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580328 From the description of English thought in the eighteenth century : autograph manuscript, [187-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580765 Stephen was a British critic, man of letters and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography. From the description of Photograph album of Le...

Wm. Priestley

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Appleton, Nathan, d. 1906

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Spalding, Matthias

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Nutt, Alfred Trübner, 1856-1910

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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...

Guiney, Louise Imogen, 1861-1920

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Mr. Holmes was a editor of the Boston Herald. From the description of Correspondence with Aleck [Abrahams], Arlo Bates, Willa Sibert Cather, George S. Lockwood, Mr. Moody, John H. Holmes, Colonel Higginson, Mr. Collier, Edward Bok, Louise Collier Willcox; 4 holograph poems, 3 typed mimeographed poems, and an album leaf. 1888-1910. (University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System). WorldCat record id: 18033356 Poet, essayist, journalist, and librarian. F...

Dorrance, Cardiner

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Jones, A. Emrys

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Douglas, David, 1949-....

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Epithet: afterwards 7th Earl of Augus, eldest son of Sir J Douglas, of Pittendreich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000508.0x00029d ...

E. Priestley

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Lawrence, William, Sir, 1783-1867

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0001fa English surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1840-1850. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35130871 Epithet: of Add MS 36190 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0000ca Epithet: of Battersea British Library Archives...

Wood, Percy

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U.S. Centennial Commission.

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Rollins, Alice Wellington, 1847-1897

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American writer. From the description of The silent tribute : autograph poem signed, [1884 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645246716 Alice Wellington Rollins (1857-1897). Author, published frequently in the 1880s and 1890s in such magazines as The Century, Harper's and Scribner's, writing both prose and poetry. Samuel Sydney McClure (1857-1949). Editor, publisher, founder McClure's Magazine. From the description of Letter to S.S. Mc...

Harford, Frederick Kill, 1832-1906

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Epithet: Minor Canon of Westminster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0001ba ...

Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909

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Gilder authored the book, THE NEW DAY, A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS... (New York : Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876) in which this is tipped in. It contains the bookplate of Brainerd. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Ira Hutchinson Brainerd, [1876?] Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398276 Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly...

Parsons, Usher, 1788-1868

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U. S. naval surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1819-1840. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35231275 Physician; Professor of Surgery and Anatomy at Brown University, 1823-1828. From the description of Papers, 1819-1873. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 86167634 ...

Jos. R. Hawley) (president

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Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913

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Alfred Austin, English poet and critic, was heavily influenced by Byron. He made several trips to Italy following the cold public reception to his epic-type narrative poem The Human Tragedy in 1862. Austin was appointed poet laureate in 1896. From the description of Alfred Austin manuscript material, 1863 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 73516332 From the guide to the Alfred Austin manuscript material : 5 items, ca. 1863-1869, (The New York Public Library. Carl...

J. Jackson

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Lindsley, Webster

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Clark, Beulah B.

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Amory, William, d. 1888

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U. S. Library of Congress.

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Childs, H. H.

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Harrow School

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Boyd, A. K. H.

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Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877

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John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) was an American author. From the description of John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640035 From the guide to the John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) John Lothrop Motley was born on 15 April 1814 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA. He was educated at Harvard College, 1827-1831. After graduat...

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...

Bensel, James Berry

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Moor, A. T.

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Pollock, Georgina H.

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Poor, Lucy T.

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F. B. Sanborn

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Brown, Alexander Crum

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Epithet: Professor of Chemistry at Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0001c0 ...

Wm. O. Priestley

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Hale, Susan

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Susan Hale was born December 5, 1833, into a prominent literary family of Boston. She was the youngest of eight children. Her father, Nathan Hale, nephew of the revolutionary war hero of the same name, was editor of the Boston Daily Advertiser. Her mother, Sarah Preston Everett, was a sister of the orator, Edward Everett. Susan's brother, Edward Everett Hale, was a leading Unitarian minister, a leader in the Social Gospel movement, and author of numerous art...

Bell, J. L. (John Lane)

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Epithet: Lieutenant-General; Lieutenant -Governor of Guernsey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x000344 Epithet: Provost of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x000372 Epithet: of Add MS 23804 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0...

Heard, Isaac, Sir, 1730-1822

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Sir Isaac Heard (1730-1822) was an officer of arms at the College of Arms in London. At age 15, he entered the navy, serving in the Mediterranean and on the African coast. Heard rose through the college to become Clarenceux king of arms in 1780. He was created Garter king of arms in 1784 and knighted in 1786. His first wife, whom he married in 1770, was Katherine Tyler of Boston. She died in 1783, and in 1787 he married Alicia Hayes (d. 1808). He died in the College of Arms in 1822. ...

Horr, John E.

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Warren, John Collins, 1842-1927

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Ball, James

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Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856

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John Collins Warren, surgeon and naturalist, was born in Boston in 1778, the son of Harvard physician John Warren and Abigail (Collins) Warren. He graduated from Harvard College in 1797 and began the study of medicine with his father. From 1799 to 1802 he studied medicine in Paris and London. When he returned, he went into practice with his father. In 1809, Warren became adjunct professor in anatomy and surgery at Harvard Medical School and in 1815 succeeded his father as professor, a position h...

Williams, J.L.

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Eliot, Charles W.

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Lunt, Adeline (Parsons)

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Mrs. Sargent

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Wood, J. G.

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Fletcher, Henrietta (Mulan)

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Thacher, James, 1754-1844

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Thacher (Honorary M.D., Harvard, 1810) was an American physician and writer, chiefly known for his contributions to American medical history. From the description of Letters of James Thacher, 1781-1842 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281427909 ...

May, Samuel, 1810-1899

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Aldis, T. S.

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Longfellow, Alice M. (Alice Mary), 1850-1928

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Born 22 September 1850 to Henry Wadsworth and Frances Appleton Longfellow, Alice Longfellow lived a privileged life with her family in Cambridge, enjoying her studies and developing a love of travel after a visit to Maine in 1863, when she was only 12 years old. After the death of her mother in 1861, Longfellow took on something of a caretaker role to her two younger sisters, earning her the depiction of "grave Alice" in her father's famous poem, The Children's Hour. At the age of 21, Alice Lo...

Waltham, George.

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Haweis, H.R. (Hugh Reginald), 1839-1901

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Hugh Reginald Haweis (1839-1901), British clergyman, author, musician, and popular lecturer. From the description of Letter by Hugh Reginald Haweis to "My Dear Sir", ca. 1870. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122560052 ...

Brown, J.

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Epithet: Member of Canadian House of Assembly British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00023b Epithet: architect British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000239 Epithet: of Add MS 23829 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00023d Epithet:...

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...

W. Bigelow

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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...

Samuel May

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Washburn, Andrew, 1830-1908

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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...

Bigelow, Jacob, 1780-1879

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C. L. Kellogg

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Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892

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Longfellow was an Unitarian clergyman and hymn writer. He was the younger brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. From the description of [Poem, Mar. 1877] / Sam.l Longfellow. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245202647 American clergyman and hymn writer; brother of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. From the description of Autograph postal card signed : [Boston?], to A.V. Anthony, [postmark 1887 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649496781 America...

Shattuck, A. H.

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Richardson, G. W. (George W.)

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Eliot, Grace (Hopkinson)

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Lidell, W. G.

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Brimmer, Martin, d. 1896

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Richardson, A. D.

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Hancock, Charles L.

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Smith, Mary White

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Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the nonverbal, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with Scarlet Fever, which resulted in her becoming blind and deaf. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrote in 1903 at the age of 23, she desc...

Bell, Mackenzie

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Hildreth, Charles F. P.

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Gairdner, W. T. (William Tennant), Sir, 1824-1907

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Professor of medicine. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Glasgow, to Prof. Knight, 1896 Jan. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269568661 Epithet: physician; KCB 1898 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x00017e ...

Henry Willett

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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 ...

Cunliffe-Owen, Sir Philip.

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B. A. Gould

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Pfeiffer, Emily

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Boott, Francis

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Flower, C. E.

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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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...

Warren, James Sullivan, d. 1867

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Swain, William W., 1793-1858

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Harris, James W. (James Wesley)

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Hubbard, Thomas, 1758-1808

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Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902

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Attorney, teacher, legal scholar. LL.B. Harvard Law School, 1856; LL.D., 1894; Royall Prof. 1874-1883; Weld Prof. 1883-1902. Law practice in Boston, 1856-1874. Chairman, Committe on Indian Legislation, 1887-1892. Consultant on Dakota Constitution of 1889. Author of Preliminary Treatise on the Law of Evidence at Common Law (1898), John Marshall (1901), A Western Journey with Emerson (1884). From the description of Papers of James Bradley Thayer, 1787-1902 (inclusive), 1850-1902 (bulk)...

Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903

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Sinclair, W.

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Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick was an American novelist. From the description of Catharine Maria Sedgwick letters and portraits, 1837-1855. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35155329 American author, pioneered the American domestic novel. From the description of Papers of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1801-1865 (bulk 1834-1865). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136087 American author. From the description of ...

Underwood, Francis Henry, 1825-1894

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Francis Underwood was U.S. consul at Glasgow between 1886 and 1888. From the description of Letter, 1889 June 19, Glasgow, Scotland to Martha Howe. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 19416441 Author and editor. From the description of Papers of Francis Henry Underwood [manuscript], 1859?-1874? (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813203 ...

Barker, Fordyce, 1819-1891

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U. S. obstetrician and gynecologist. From the description of Fordyce Barker papers, 1856-1891, New York City. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34837862 ...

Adams, J. F. Alleyne (James Forster Alleyne), 1844-1914

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Mrs. Frederick Locker-Lampson

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Bartlett, W. O.

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Winslow, Benjamin Pollard, 1810-1879

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Gerhard, B.

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Merritt, Anna Lea, 1844-1930

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Painter Anna Lea Merritt was born in Philadelphia, and showed early artistic ability. In London during a tour of Europe she met and became influenced by her future husband, Henry Merritt. A pre-Raphaelite known for portraits, she based herself in London thereafter, exhibiting paintings at the Royal Academy and Royal Society. From the description of Anna Lea Merritt letters to the Sawards, 1919-1928. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54429015 A ve...

Bellows, John Thomas, 1831-1902

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Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet), 1804-1889

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Dalton, John Call, 1825-1889

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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...

Shattuck, George C. (George Cheyne), 1813-1893

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Shattuck (Harvard, M.D. 1835) was professor of clinical medicine at Harvard Medical School from 1855 until 1874, served as dean of the Medical School, and succeeded Oliver Wendell Holmes as visiting physician to the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1849. After graduation from medical school, he went to Paris with his friends H. I. Bowditch, A. Stillé, and Metcalfe to study with Louis. In 1838 he and Stillé read papers which differentiated typhus from typhoid fever before the Paris Society for...

Phipson, Ernest T.

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Priestley, W. O. (William Overend), 1831-1900

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Holmes, Mary S.

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Amory, Charles

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Voysey, Charles

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Vienfliet, M. L.

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Fawcett, Edgar, 1847-1904

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American author. From the description of Papers of Edgar Fawcett [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825809 Edgar Fawcett was a popular minor American author. Many of his novels explore the pursuits of status and money, which he found counterproductive to American democratic ideals. Although the sheer volume of his output often led to sloppy writing and repetitive plots, Fawcett was among the first to write in a realistic or naturalistic style...

Bigelow, Jenny

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Bartlett, L.

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Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898

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Philanthropist, abolitionist. Contributed to the building of the railroad system in the United States. From the description of John Murray Forbes letter to George William Curtis, [manuscript], 1891 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263078000 Forbes was a Boston businessman who was engaged in the China trade early in his life and later involved in railroad development in the American West. From the description of Letters from various corres...

Barker, Nichael

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J. B. Aldrich

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Cheever, David W. (David Williams), 1831-1915

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Hammond, W.H.

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Campbell, W. H.

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Archer, William, 1850-1924

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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 ...

Potter, Nathaniel, 1770-1843

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Physician and medical professor in Baltimore. From the description of Letter, 1826, Apr. 20 : Baltimore. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35254193 ...

Dr. E. H. Clark

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Devens, Samuel Adams, -1891

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Hedge, Frederick Henry, 1805-1890.

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Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892

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Henry Ingersoll Bowditch, the son of Nathaniel Bowditch and Mary Ingersoll Bowditch, was a physician, author and abolitionist from Salem, Massachusetts. From the description of Life in the woods for a fortnight : or a trip to Katahdin & Moosehead Lake in the summer of 1856. 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 704274320 U.S. specialist in diseases of the chest. From the description of Henry Ingersoll Bowditch letter, 1882, Apr. 7, Boston, to Dr. S. McMurtry. ...

Strong, Thomas B. (Thomas Banks), 1861-1944

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Epithet: of the War Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x000111 ...

Caldwell, W. M.

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T. S. Campbell) (secretary)

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Brownell, Henry P.

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Tarbell, John P. (John Parker), 1807-1894

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Cole, Palmer C.

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Morton, Charles F.

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Henry Willet

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