Letters and family papers, 1783-1957.

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Letters and family papers, 1783-1957.

Letters and family papers, 1783-1957.

Autograph collection and family papers of American painter and diarist, Marian Lawrence Peabody.

2 boxes, 1v. (1 linear ft.)

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Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863

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Shaw, of Massachusetts, was colonel of the first black regiment to serve with the Union Army during the Civil War. He and over half his regiment were killed in battle at Fort Wagner, South Carolina on July 18, 1863. From the description of Letters to his family and other papers, 1852-1947 (inclusive) 1855-1863 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468819 From the guide to the Robert Gould Shaw letters to his family and other papers, 1852-1947 (inclusive) 1855-...

Lang, Cosmo Gordon, abp. of Canterbury, 1864-1945.

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Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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Reinshagen, Karin Branzell.

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Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933

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

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 ...

Mrs. Brimmer

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Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

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Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (b. October 25, 1888, Winchester, Virginia-d. March 11, 1957, Boston, Massachusetts) was a polar explorer and naval officer. He made a flight over the North Pole in 1926 and a flight over the South Pole in 1929. He led expeditions to the Antarctic in 1928-1930, 1933-1935, 1939-1940, 1946-1947, and 1955-1956. In 1939 he became commander of the United States Antarctic Service expedition to Antarctica....

Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915

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

Gillmore, Margalo, 1897-1986

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Piccolomini, Maria, 1836? -1899

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Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960

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Ellery Sedgwick was editor of The Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884345 ...

Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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

Fuller, Alvan T. (Alvan Tufts), 1878-1958

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Bishop William Lawrence

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Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943

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

Aïdé, Hamilton, 1826-1906

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Aïdé was both a musician and author of many novels. From the description of Hamilton Aïdé papers, 1824-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78494864 From the description of Hamilton Aïdé papers, 1824-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135911 ...

Potter, Henry Codman, 1834-1908

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Episcopalian bishop. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645260286 Bishop of New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to J.B. Gilder, on the occasion of J.R. Lowell's 70th birthday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618790 From the description of Autograph letters signed (10) : New York, etc., to Dr. Ba...

Butler, Henry Montagu, 1833-1918

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Headmaster of Harrow. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brighton and Harrow, to Henry Yates Thompson, 1874 Jan. 8 and 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870463 Epithet: Reverend; Headmaster of Harrow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001109.0x0000e5 ...

Munch, Charles, 1891-

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Peabody, Endicott, 1857-1944

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American educator and theologian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Rome, etc., to Dr. Baldwin, 1895 Jan. 15-1903 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860140 Endicott Peabody co-founded the Groton School for Boys (Groton, Mass.) and served as its headmaster. Rosalind Richards was a daughter of novelist Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards and granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe. From the description of Letters to Rosalind Richards, 1909-1946. (Ha...

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...

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Appleton, William, 1786-1862

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Wolseley, Garnet Wolseley, Viscount, 1833-1913

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British Army officer. From the description of Papers, 1873-1913. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20274213 Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount, was born June 4, 1833 at Golden Bridge, County Dublin, Ireland, the son of an army major. Wolseley entered the British army in 1852 and fought in many campaigns around the world, including Burma (now Myanmar), 1852-1853; the Crimea, 1854-1856; India, 1857-1858; and China,1860. His record of success in the ...

Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950

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Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950) is a painter and lecturer, Dublin, N.H. From the description of Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613314146 American painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Dr. Baldwin, 1903 May 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860359 Painter, lecturer, Dublin, N.H. Born 1863. Died 1950. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., Smith studied ar...

Lady Carter

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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...

Sarah (Appleton) Lawrence

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Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956

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Ruth Draper was a monologist, based in New York City. From the description of Ruth Draper Collection. 1913-1956. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476263868 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [n.p.], 22 February [1910?], to [Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler], [1910?] Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565965 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 35 Montpelier Square, Ken...

McCoy, Frank Ross, 1874-1954

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Epithet: President Foreign Policy Association New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00023a Frank R. McCoy was a United States (U.S.) Army captain in the 3rd U.S. Army. From the description of The Frank R. McCoy papers, 1903-1939. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 48043213 Army officer. From the description of Papers of Frank Ross McCoy, 1847-1957 (bu...

Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924

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American collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Fenway Court," to an unidentified recipient, [1908?] Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269568468 Art collector and patron; Mrs. Jack Gardner. From the description of Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum collection, [18--]-[19--]. (University of Mobile Library). WorldCat record id: 70925322 Art historian, critic, collector, and teacher; Flo...

Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897

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

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...

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Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920

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Olney, Richard, 1835-1917

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U.S. attorney general, U.S. secretary of state, and lawyer. From the description of Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928 (bulk 1893-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131217 Counsel for Boston & Maine Railroad; Secretary of State under Grover Cleveland (1893-1897). From the description of Richard E. Olney collection, 1895-1974. (Falmouth Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70969627 Biographical Note ...

Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877

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1827-1829 worked as a governess; 1835 founded the Working and Visiting Society in Bristol; 1846 opened first ragged school in Bristol; 1850s work on juvenile delinquency, including conference, parliamentary evidence, publications; 1860s work on female education in India; 1870 founded National Indian Association; also worked on prison reform and the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts Epithet: social reformer, philanthropist and educationalist British Libra...

Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906

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American painter and printmaker Jonathan Eastman Johnson was born in Lovell, Maine in 1824. After apprenticing with a Boston lithographer, he moved to Washington D.C. in 1845 and became a portraitist of prominent Americans, including Daniel Webster and Dolly Madison. Beginning in 1849, Johnson spent two years at the Royal Academy in Dusseldorf, Germany, studying with Emanuel Leutze, and three years at The Hague. After returning to America in 1855, he settled in New York and focused on painting A...

Joseph Barbour

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Sir Edward Frankland

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Abbott, Edward, 1841-1908

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The Reverend Edward Abbott began his ministry as a congregational pastor in Cambridge, Mass. and was later ordained by the Episcopal Church. He was rector of St. James Church in Cambridge from 1879 to 1906. In addition to his pastoral duties, he was editor of "The Congregationalist" (1869-1878) and "The Literary World" (1877-1888; 1895-1903). In 1899 the Episcopal Church elected him Missionary Bishop of Japan, a position he declined. From the description of Edward Abbott Papers, 1899...

Brabourne, Edward Hugessen Knatchbull-Hugessen, Baron, 1829-1893

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Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895

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U.S. secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. From the description of Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 (bulk 1883-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84052759 Walter Quintin Gresham was a lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. A native of Harrison County, Ind., Gresham practiced law in Corydon, served a term in the state legislature, served with the 38th and 53rd Indiana Regiments during the Civil War, ran ...

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: ...

Rideing, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1918

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Photograph taken by the journalist William H. Rideing who occasionally visited Holmes at his house in Beverly Farms. From the description of Oliver Wendell Holmes at Beverly Farms [graphic]. [ca. 1885] (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 124051582 Writer, editor of Youth's companion. From the description of Letters, 1886 October 5 and November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54994659 From the description of Letters, 1898 May 16, n.d....

Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852

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Abraham Hayward, English essayist and translator. His many friendships with significant figures in the literary and political circles of Victorian London resulted in this collection of correspondence. From the guide to the Abraham Hayward correspondence files : 1063 items, 1790-1889, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) French artist who lived in England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London,...

Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873

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English artist noted for his depictions of animals and as a sculptor for the lions in Trafalgar Square, London.Thomas Boys was a English engraver and artist. From the description of [Letter] 1817 Apr., St. Johns Wood [to] Thos. Boys / E. Landseer. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252355 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "St. John's Wood" [London], to Catherine Dickens, 1856 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597964 ...

Hazard, Caroline, 1856-1945

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President emeritus of Wellesley College. From the description of Correspondence, March, 1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369957 Caroline Hazard, educator and author, was born in Peace Dale, Rhode Island, to Rowland and Margaret (Rood) Hazard on June 10, 1856. She was educated by private tutors at Mary A. Shaw's School in Providence and through private study in Europe. She subsequently assisted her father in his various business ...

Coit, J. H.

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Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895

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Huxley was an Britist botanist especially known for his work in comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. From the description of [Letter] 1857? May 31, Geological Survey of Great Britain [to] Sir / T. H. Huxley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251868 English scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ilkley, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526779 Student, Royal School of Mines, London, Eng...

O'Connell, William, 1859-1944

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William Lawrence

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Northbrook, Sir Francis Thornhill Baring, baron, 1796-1866

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Groton School

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Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Harold Peabody

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Bp. William Lawrence

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Howe, Mark Antony DeWolfe, 1864-1960.

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Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953

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Accession date: 1910 Places: England Title: Queen Consort of King George V British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x0003cf ...

Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852

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Appleton, Nathaniel, 1693-1784

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Appleton was a Congregational minister, Harvard AB 1712. From the description of [Sermon] on Eccl. 12.1 ... : manuscript, 17--. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 760468295 ...

Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

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Wife of President Calvin Coolidge. From the description of Program 1927. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50097193 Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge (1879-1957), wife of President Calvin Coolidge. From the description of Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571726 Epithet: wife of President C Coolidge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ar...

Porter, Benjamin Curtis, 1845-1908.

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Jusserand, Elise.

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Lodge, Henry Cabot

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Epithet: senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000023 ...

Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904

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English journalist and reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899208 Frances Power Cobbe, English philanthropist, social worker, and religious author, advocate of women's rights, education for poor and neglected children, and anti-vivisectionist. From the description of Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens...

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919

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

Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904

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Raymond Perry Rodgers (December 20, 1849 - December 28, 1925) was an officer in the United States Navy. He achieved the rank of Rear Admiral and succeeded Lt. Theodorus B.M. Mason as the second head of the Office of Naval Intelligence. From the description of Letter, April 3, 1883. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17928294 Whitney practiced law in New York City, where he was active in the movement against the Tweed ring. His career also included terms as corporate co...

Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

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...

Bigelow, Sturgis.

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Goddard, Rayner Goddard, Baron, 1877-1971

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Percival, John, bp. of Hereford.

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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 ...

Morris, William, 1834-1896

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Socialist, artist, and poet of England. From the description of Papers of William Morris, circa 1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132209 William Morris (1834-1896) was a British socialist, poet, artist and architect, and a leading figure in the Arts and Craft movement. He founded the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, was a cofounder and leader of the Socialist League and financed its organ Commonweal. He also founded his own publishing company, the Kelmsc...

Brent, Charles Henry, 1862-1929

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Episcopal bishop, missionary, author; chief of chaplain services, Amer. Exped. Forces during WWI. From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes [manuscript], 1927 May 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953607 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449272 Biographical Note ...

Julia (Cunningham) Lawrence

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Wriston, Henry M. (Henry Merritt), 1889-1978

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Merritt Wriston : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513023 Eleventh president of Brown University, 1937-1955; president of Lawrence College, 1925-1937; faculty at Wesleyan University; member of Council on Foreign Relations and the American Assembly. From the description of Henry Merritt Wriston papers, 1914-1977 (bulk 1930s-1960s). (Brown University). ...

Edward Hugessen Knatchbull-Hugessen, 1st baron Brabourne

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Donaldson, Stuart Alexander

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Stuart Alexander Donaldson was a London based merchant and head of the firm Donaldson, Wilkinson & Co. He is also remembered as the father of Sir Stuart Donaldson, a New South Wales politician and pastoralist. From the description of Observations on the cultivation of tobacco in the Australian colonies [manuscript] / S. Donaldson. 1828. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225759785 Epithet: Reverend master at Eton College British Library Archives and M...

Barker, Ina.

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Mrs. Everett

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Abbott, Lawrence

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Howe, Mark Antony DeWolfe, 1864-

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Mrs. Richards

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Davidson, Randall Thomas, 1848-1930

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Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

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Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt was the second wife of American president Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Letters to Marion Morrison King and Alice Gore King, 1920-1976 (inclusive) 1920-1947 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612774099 Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt was Theodore Roosevelt's second wife. From the description of Account books, 1877-1948, 1887-1994(bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155562033 ...

Lady Gilbert-Castle

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Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

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Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940

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English medical missionary. From the description of Letter, 1914, Apr. 26 : Dr. Lee. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31674044 Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. Horace Parker Chandler was a real estate broker, journalist, editor, and publisher, of Boston, Mass. From the description of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell letter and photographs, 1909 Dec. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 7083...

Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

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 ...

Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

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Wife of President Calvin Coolidge. From the description of Program 1927. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50097193 Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge (1879-1957), wife of President Calvin Coolidge. From the description of Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571726 Epithet: wife of President C Coolidge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ar...

Mrs. Chamberlain

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Sherman, John, 1823-1900

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U.S. secretary of state and secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator and representative from Ohio. From the description of Papers of John Sherman, 1836-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066449 U.S. Senator from Ohio and brother of General William T. Sherman. From the description of Franked envelope, April 12, [1800s]. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 123416138 Ohio politician, John Sherman, served as U. S. Representativ...

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1831-1920

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Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902

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Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mifflin and Company and editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1890-1898). From the description of Papers, 1879-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370549 From the description of Additional papers, 1859-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82251260 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1859-1903., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mi...

Alexander, William, 1824-1911

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Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940. From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195 "Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631 Willkie was an American corpor...

James S. Amory

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Marian (Lawrence) Peabody

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Trevelyan, George Otto, 1838-1928

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English author and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wallington, Cambo, Northumberland, to T.J. Cobden Sanderson, 1889 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573152 English author and statesman; nephew of Macaulay. From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Commons, to Moncure Conway, 1880 Jul. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573156 British politician and author. From the description of [Let...

Bryce, Elizabeth Marion (Ashton) Bryce, V. Suauntess, 1854-1939

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Dilke, Charles Wentworth, Sir, 1843-1911

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British politician, from London. From the description of Papers, 1875-1904 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122509864 From the description of Papers, 1875-1904. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405887 Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, second baronet, English writer and politician. From the description of Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke manuscript material : 1 item, 1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 17369120...

Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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Florence 1856-1925 London. From the description of Portrait of Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Jr. (nee Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925) [painting]. [ca. 1905] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906593 Anglo-American painter. From the description of Letters, 1881-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81028068 Sargent was an American-born painter who lived and worked in France, England and elsewhere. From the description of [Letter] Sunday, 33, T...

Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888

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Washington, D.C. banker and philanthropist. From the description of Note : to "Dear Madam", [18]81 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22205349 From the description of Letter : Washington City, to Dr. James Laurie, Washington City, 1843 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22205336 Banker and philanthropist, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1838-1887. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405728 American banke...

Kate

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875-1974

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Peabody was an American sculptor and diarist. From the description of Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505815 Peabody was an American painter and diarist. From the guide to the Letters and family papers, 1783-1957., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Peabody, George, 1795-1869

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Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450003 American financier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872091 Banker and philanthropist, of London, England; born and buried in Danvers, Mass.; in 1866 donated $12,000 to Georgetown, Mass., for the building of a library; benefactor of li...

Holland, Elizabeth Vassall Fox, Lady, 1770-1845

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Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956

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Ruth Draper was a monologist, based in New York City. From the description of Ruth Draper Collection. 1913-1956. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476263868 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [n.p.], 22 February [1910?], to [Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler], [1910?] Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565965 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 35 Montpelier Square, Ken...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Mrs. Endicott

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Arliss, George, 1868-1946

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 8 Bloomsbury Place, London, to Mr. Beringer, 1907 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870220 George Arliss (1868-1946), English stage and screen actor, was best known for portraying historical figures such as British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, Alexander Hamilton, Cardinal Richelieu, and French author Voltaire. Following Arliss' success with the stage version of Louis Napoleon Parker's DISRAELI (19...

Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina

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Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906), English philanthropist. She was the daughter of Sir Francis Burdett and became one of the most famous heiresses in the 1830's and counted many famous literary people among her friends. She was the model for Adriana in Disraeli's novel Endymion and Charles Dickens served as a guide to her investment in charitable causes. From the description of Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1838-1896 (New York Public Libra...

Maisie i. e. Marian (Lawrence) Peabody

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Phillips, William, 1878-

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Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927

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Sargent graduated from Harvard in 1862, taught horticulture at Harvard and was director of the Arnold Arboretum. From the description of Papers of Charles Sprague Sargent, 1862-1879 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972874 Dendrologist, first director of Arnold Arboretum, and professor of agriculture, 1879-1927. From the description of [Horticultural list and autograph], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55531532 S...

Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977

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Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (b. June 12, 1897-d. Jan. 14, 1977), British Foreign Secretary from 1935 to 1955 and British Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957. From the description of Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581894 ...

H. D. Warr

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Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950

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Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862-1950) was a German-born conductor and composer in the U.S. From the description of Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517384 From the guide to the Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My dear and heaven sent Isadora ...

Mark Pattison

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Mundella, Anthony John, 1825-1897

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Epithet: MP, Vice-President of Council for Education British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0000de Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0000dd The content of the papers is mainly political, and consists largely of the correspondence of Mundella, a prominent Liberal M.P. of the later 19th century ...

Lawrence, William, 1850-1941

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

Mrs Lawrence

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Thomas Fayerweather

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Atholl, John Stewart-Murray, 8th duke of, 1871-

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Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-

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Munch, Charles

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Epithet: conductor and violinist al Munch British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x0000a8 ...

Mrs. Peabody

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Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873

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English artist noted for his depictions of animals and as a sculptor for the lions in Trafalgar Square, London.Thomas Boys was a English engraver and artist. From the description of [Letter] 1817 Apr., St. Johns Wood [to] Thos. Boys / E. Landseer. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252355 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "St. John's Wood" [London], to Catherine Dickens, 1856 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597964 ...

T. Sutton Townsend

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Dixwell, Epes Sargent, 1807-1899

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Samuel Jason Mixter

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...

Vandervelde, Carl A.

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Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950

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Addison Irving Bacheller was an author and journalist, probably best remembered for his pioneering literary syndicate. Born in New York to an old New England family - his mother was descended from John Alden and Priscilla Mullins - he was named after authors Joseph Addison and Washington Irving. He graduated from St. Lawrence University and within a few years had founded his syndicate, which was both profitable and ground-breaking, and brought works from authors like Stephen Crane and Arthur Con...

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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

Whittemore, Thomas, 1871-

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Fitzgerald, Henry S.

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Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

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Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (b. October 25, 1888, Winchester, Virginia-d. March 11, 1957, Boston, Massachusetts) was a polar explorer and naval officer. He made a flight over the North Pole in 1926 and a flight over the South Pole in 1929. He led expeditions to the Antarctic in 1928-1930, 1933-1935, 1939-1940, 1946-1947, and 1955-1956. In 1939 he became commander of the United States Antarctic Service expedition to Antarctica....