Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912.

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Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884. Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912.

Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912.

1647-1912

Collection contains the papers of Ward, his father, his grandfather, and other family members, as well as his collection of autograph letters of mathematicians and scientists.

2.5 linear feet (8 boxes)

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Julia Ward Howe, née Julia Ward, (born May 27, 1819, New York, New York, U.S.—died October 17, 1910, Newport, Rhode Island), American author and lecturer best known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Julia Ward came of a well-to-do family and was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took up residence in Boston. Always of a literary bent, she published her first volume of poetry, Passion Flowers, in 1854; this and subsequent works—including a poetry collec...

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of, 1847-1929

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Ward, Henry, 1818-1840.

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Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742

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Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884

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American lobbyist and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1861 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856372 Ward, an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer, was well known in social and political circles in both the U.S. and Europe. Maud Howe Elliott was his niece, and the daughter of reformer Julia Ward Howe. From the guide to the Papers, ca. 1814-1936., (Houghton Library, Harvard...

Ward family.

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Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867

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American author and poet, born and died in Guildford, Connecticut. After a youth spent in business in Connecticut, Halleck came to New York City and attracted attention with humorous articles he wrote for the New York Evening Post. In 1819 he published the first of several editions of his longest single poem, Fanny, a satire on current fashions, social climbings, and politics written in the stanza form and meter of Byron's Don Juan. Halleck's output was small and much of his best work was includ...

Ward, Samuel, 1756-1832

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Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862

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Legendre, A. M. (Adrien Marie), 1752-1833

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Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896

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Ward, Samuel, 1786-1839

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Cutler, M. Eliza.

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Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716

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Lagrange, J.L. (Joseph Louis), 1736-1813

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Italian-French mathematician. From the description of Autograph note signed, samedi 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598601 Comte Louis Lagrange was born in Turin. He became one of the most influential French mathematicians and physicists of his time. His work mostly concerned analysis, algebra, mechanics, celestial mechanics, etc. He also headed the Commission in charge of establishing the metric system in the 1790s. From the description of Papers. (Unknown)...

Bernoulli, Jean, 1667-1748

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"Very important letters in connection with the fluxions controversy. John Bernoulli was Leibnitz's chief champion, and these letters passed during the nominal reconciliation of Bernoulli and Newton which was effected by Pierre Varignon." From the description of Letters: Basel, to Sir Isaac Newton, 1719-1723. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702136253 ...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898

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American statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Wilmington, Del., to [Henry Morrison] Flagler, 1884 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672065 Epithet: American statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000223 Diplomat and statesman; U.S. senator (1869-1885); U.S. secretary of state (1885-1888); of Wilmington, Del. From the descriptio...