Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950.
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Economist and reformer. From the description of Papers of Henry George, 1888-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455433 Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty, in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897. From the guide to the H...
Journalist, lawyer, and public official. From the description of Louis Freeland Post papers, 1864-1940 (bulk 1900-1922). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062290 Biographical Note 1849, Nov. 15 Born, Sussex County, N.J. 1864 1865 Printer’s ap...
Irish Nationalist leader. From the description of Autograph quotation signed : New York, 1882 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870633 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ballybrack, [Dublin], to H.K. Parks, 1884 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779534842 The Irish nationalist, politician, revolutionary leader, and labor agitator Michael Davitt joined with Charles Stewart Parnell during the 1880s in support of the Irish National League,...
Thomas Dawson was a Georgia land speculator. In the 1790s he was granted 341,000 acres of land in Montgomery County, Ga. His holdings also included land in what is now Washington County, Ga. From the description of Thomas Dawson land grants, 1795 / Geo. Mathews. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 47130415 ...
Inventor and manufacturer of street railway devices, mayor of Cleveland and U.S. representative from Ohio. From the description of Papers of Tom Loftin Johnson, 1901-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070456 Reform Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio (1901-1909). He was most noted for his progressive administration of Cleveland's municipal government. From the description of Tom L. Johnson papers, series II, 1901-1909 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCa...
Hamlin Garland was the author of Son of the middle border, Daughter of the middle border, and other works. From the description of Papers of Hamlin Garland, 1757-1973 (bulk 1910-1941). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369311 Novelist and writer. From the description of Hamlin Garland autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214329366 American novelist and d...
F. Max Müller (1823-1900) was a German scholar of comparative language, religion, and mythology. Müller's special areas of interest were Sanskrit philology and the religions of India. Müller was instrumental in editing and translating into English some of the most ancient and revered religious and philosophical texts of Asia. Born in Dessau, duchy of Anhalt [Germany], he moved to England in 1846 and settled in Oxford in 1848, where he became deputy professor of modern languages in 1850. He wa...
Born in Springfield, Illinois, and trained as a lawyer, Edward Robeson Taylor was elected San Francisco's mayor, serving 1907-1909. A leader in the city's cultural circles, and a San Francisco Public Library trustee, he was also a poet. Taylor died in San Francisco. From the description of Edward R. Taylor letter, San Francisco, to Mrs. Mary Curtis Richardson, 15 June 1915. (San Francisco Public Library). WorldCat record id: 606891533 Edward Robeson Taylor (1838-1923) came t...
The writer is the stepdaughter of John Stuart Mill. From the description of Essays, diaries, and commonplace books of Helen Taylor [manuscript], 1844-1851. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 461316614 Steo-daughter of John Stuart Mill and writer. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : to Prof. Knight, 1881 Mar. 11-1883 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580203 James Mill, 1773-1836, was educated in Edin...