William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk).

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Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894. William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk).

William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk).

The papers consist of correspondence, journals and diaries, writings, legal and financial papers, and miscellanea of the William Dwight Whitney family, including William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894), his wife Elizabeth Wooster Baldwin Whitney (1824-1912), his brother Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819-1896), and his father Josiah Dwight Whitney (1786-1869). William Dwight Whitney material includes several hundred letters with his wife, journals and diaries (1843-1893), and a small quanity of professional papers. Material of his brother Josiah includes a geological survey of the Upper Mississippi (1862), and correspondence relating to the first systematic exploration and mapping of the American West. Information relating toBenjamin Silliman and the National Academy of Sciences is also documented. His family correspondence includes several hundred letters with William Dwight Whitney and their father, Josiah.

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Scribner, Charles, 1821-1871

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Holt, Henry, 1840-1926

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American author and publisher. From the description of Papers of Henry Holt [manuscript], 1905 April 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816422 ...

Green, William Henry, 1825-1900

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Whitney, Henry Mitchell, 1843-1911

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Cowell, Edward B. (Edward Byles), 1826-1903

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Edward Byles Cowell (1826-1903), scholar and man of letters, was born in Ipswich on 23 January 1826. He studied Sanskrit, Persian and Arabic, before training in his father's business as a merchant and maltster from 1842. He entered Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1850 (B.A., 1854), and catalogued manuscripts for the Bodleian Library. Cowell was Professor of English History at Presidency College, Calcutta, 1856-1864, and became Principal of the Sanskrit College in Calcutta in 1858. He returned to En...

Baldwin, Emily Perkins, 1796-1874.

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Abbot, Ezra, 1819-1884

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Ezra Abbot (1819-1884) is considered to be one of the most preeminent scholars of New Testament textual criticism in the nineteenth century. He was the Bussey Professorship of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Harvard Divinity School from 1872 to 1884. From the description of Ezra Abbot. Papers, 1870-1882. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 421962685 Ezra Abbot (1819-1884) is considered one of the most preeminent scholars of New Te...

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.

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Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...

Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894

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Josiah Dwight Whitney was born on November 23, 1819 in Northampton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College in 1839 (B.A.) and studied geology in Europe. He participated in the Lake Superior region survey (1847-1849) and several other expeditions through the 1860s. Whitney taught at Harvrd University and published several works on geology. He died in Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire on August 19, 1896. From the guide to the William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951, 1814-1912,...

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississipp...

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 ...

Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916

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William Hayes Ward, 1835-1916, born Abington, Mass. Editor, Assyriologist, author. Educated 1856 Amherst, 1859 graduated Andover Seminary, 1885 LLD Amherst. Ordained Congregationalist minister. Associate editor, later editor-in-chief of "The Independent" (New York weekly) between 1868-1913. Director of Wolfe Expedition to Babylonia 1884-85. President of American Oriental Society. Wrote Biography of Sydney Lanier, What I Believe and Why, etc. Samuel Sydney McClure,1857-19...