William B. Osgood Field collection of additional prints, ca. 1580-1917.
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Napoleon Bonaparte was a general of the French Revolution (1789-1799); the ruler of France as First Consul of the French Republic from November 11, 1799, to May 18, 1804; Emperor of the French and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I from May 18,1804, to April 6,1814; and briefly restored as Emperor from March 20 to June 22, 1815. He conquered much of Europe but lost two-thirds of his army in a disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812. After his final loss to Britain and Prussia at the Battle of...
British army officer. From the description of The American times, a satire, in three parts : poem, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070981 John André, a British army officer during the American Revolutionary war. In January 1777, he became captain of the 26th Regiment of Foot ; in early summer he became the aide-de-camp to Charles Gret, 1st Earl of Grey (1729-1807). and in 1778 was promoted to major. In 1779 André became adjutant general of the British Army and wa...
Henry Watkins Allen, a Mississippi attorney and Louisiana planter, was elected to both the Mississippi State Legislature (1842) and the Louisiana State Legislature (1854). Before being elected governor of Louisiana (1864-1865), he was a Confederate general. In 1865 he moved to Mexico City. Allen wrote letters and articles under the pseudonym Guy Mannering. From the description of Henry W. Allen portrait, circa 1898. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 261225444 ...
Van Wyck Brooks was approached by the Westminster Magazine (Oglethorpe University, Ga.) in its quarterly incarnation, months before it merged with poetry magazine Bozart to become the Bozart-Westminster. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190863634 ...
Edwin Whitefield was born in England in 1816, immigrating to the United States ca. 1840. Between 1840 and 1855, he studied and taught drawing in New York and New England. In the latter 1850s, he became a real estate speculator in the Minnesota territory and became involved in land and and townsite promotion in what is now Kandiyohi County and the Sauk River Valley, Minn. Between 1860 and 1864 he lived in Chicago, but spent his final years in Massachusetts until his death in 1892. Edwin's son Wil...
William B. Osgood Field (1870-1949) was an avid book collector and philanthropist. He wrote and published a number of books concerning his collecting interests, including Edward Lear on my shelves, John Leech on my shelves, and others. Field also collected illustrations by British illustrator Ernest Henry Griset (1844-1907). Between 1928-1934, Field and his assistant, Jane Quinby (1901- ), began a project for a book, Ernest Griset on my shelves, but it was never published. [Source: Finding aid f...