Papers, ca.1800-1941.

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Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939. Papers, ca.1800-1941.

Papers, ca.1800-1941.

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs and printed materials.

2 linear ft. (ca. 1,000 items in 3 boxes).

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Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031 American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256 ...

Henneman, John Bell, 1864-1908

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Jones, Richard Foster, 1886-1965

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More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937

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Rowland, Dunbar, 1864-1937

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Brandl, Alois, 1855-1940

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Leonard, William Ellery, 1876-1944

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American poet, translator of Beowulf, scholar and English professor From the description of William E. Leonard papers [manuscript], 1920-1929. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 231753963 American poet and literary scholar William Ellery Leonard (1876-1944) taught English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Edna Davis Romig (b. 1889) was a professor of English for 36 years, most of them spent at the University of Colorado at Boulder. ...

Meriwether, Colyer, -1920

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Price, Thomas R. (Thomas Randolph), 1839-1903

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Harper, Henry Howard, 1871-1953

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Payne, William Morton, 1858-1919

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Trent, William P. (William Peterfield), 1862-1939

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Author, editor of the Sewanee Review from 1892 to 1899, and professor of English literature at Columbia University from 1900 to 1929. From the description of Papers, ca.1800-1941. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529084 William Peterfield Trent was born in Richmond, Va. He received the M.A. degree from the University of Virginia in 1884 and a Ph.D. from John Hopkins University. He was professor of English at the University of...

Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933

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Brigham, Clarence S. (Clarence Saunders), 1877-1963

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Clarence Saunders Brigham (1877-1963) began his distinguished library career while a student at Brown University. After graduation in 1899 he was appointed librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society and in 1908 he left that position to accept the offer of the librarian's post at the American Antiquarian Society. He was named director of the Society in 1930 and was made its president in 1955. He resigned fifty-one years after he began working in Worcester. Brigham was a dedicated librarian ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Thorndike, Ashley Horace, 1871-1933

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Professor of English at Columbia University, 1900-1933. From the description of Lecture notes, [ca. 1902]-1924. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122567027 ...

Bancroft, Frederic, 1860-1945

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American author and historian. From the description of Letter, an envelope, and a magazine clipping, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367574216 From the guide to the Frederic Bancroft Papers, [ca. 1890]-1930., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) ...

Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Columbia A.B. 1879; A.M. 1884; L.L.B. 1884; Ph.D. 1885; L.L.D. 1904. Seligman served on the Columbia University faculty 1885-1931; the Tax Committee of New York City 1914-1916 and of New York State 1929-1931; the League of Nations committee on economics and finance 1922-1923; financial advisor to Cuba in 1931; editor of the Political Science Quarterly and the Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, among many other roles. From the guide to the Edwin Robert Anderson Seligma...

Sand, George, 1804-1876

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George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant) was a French author. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1829-1872. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590144 George Sand was the pseudonym of Mme. Dudevant. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1857, 1875, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886629 George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant ) was a Frenc...

Underwood, Oscar W. (Oscar Wilder), 1862-1929

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Incorporated in Maine in 1907, the Telepost Company was an independent telegraph company using the rapid system of telegraphy invented by Patrick B. Delaney. The company operated between Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville and other cities in the west. Rates were a quarter for 25 words and a nickel for each additional 10 words when the message was delivered by messenger; and 50 words for a quarter when the message was sent by wire and delivered to the post office in a sealed envelop. Th...

Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915

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American author and philologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : New Haven and Washington, D.C., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Apr. 2-1913 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591809 Thomas R. Lounsbury was born in Ovid, New York on January 1, 1838. He graduated from Yale (B.A., 1859) and served in the Civil War (1862-1865). He taught in New York and returned to teach at Yale's Sheffield Scientific School in 1870. He served as prof...

J.B. Lippincott & Co.

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Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999

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Cyril Clemens (1902- ) was editor of the Mark Twain Journal and president of an international Mark Twain society. Clemens was a native of St. Louis, Mo.; son of James R. and Katherine Boland Clemens; and a kinsman of Samuel L. Clemens. From the guide to the Cyril Clemens Papers, ., 1936-1976, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Cyril Clemens, born in St. Louis on July 14, 1902, died in Kirkwood on May 16, 1999. Distant cous...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930

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George Haven Putnam (1844-1930) was a publisher and author best known for his commitment to the establishment of national copyright legislation in the U.S. and to American adherence to the international copyright Convention of Berne. After serving in the U.S. Civil War, he entered his father's publishing house, G.P. Putnam's Sons. He assumed the presidency of the firm in 1872 and became an authority on the legal implications of copyright. In 1886 he formed the American Publishers' Copyright Leag...

Smith, Munroe, 1854-1926

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Professor of law and history at Columbia University, 1880-1924. From the description of Correspondence, 1880-1929. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122421838 Columbia history professor and editor of the Political Science Quarterly. From the description of Letter to O.B. Bruce, 1884 November 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49196514 ...

Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921

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Wendell graduated from Harvard in 1877 and taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Barrett Wendell, 1873-1921 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972920 From the description of Lecture notes in Comparative Literature 1, 1905-1917. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074707 Harvard English professor. From the description of Ralegh in Guiana, 1897. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 172663314 ...

Davis, Richard Beale

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Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947

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Lawyer, educator, and jurist. From the description of Papers of John Bassett Moore, 1866-1949 (bulk 1885-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455667 ...

Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924

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Classical scholar, born in Charleston, S.C. Professor at University of Virginia, 1856-76; first professor of Greek at Johns Hopkins (1876-1915). Served in Confederate Army during Civil War; wounded in Shenandoah campaign. Founder and editor (1880-1920) of American Journal of Philology. Author of "The Historical Syntax of Classical Greek" (1900-11); "Hellasand Hesperia" (1908); "The Creed of the Old South" (1915). From the description of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers, 1847-1925. (...

Patterson, Frank Allen, 1878-1944

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Greenlaw, Edwin, 1874-1931

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Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Roberts, W. (William), 1862-1940

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Dunning, William Archibald, 1857-1922

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Professor at Columbia University. From the description of William Archibald Dunning records, 1900-1920. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493895347 Professor of history and political philosophy at Columbia University. From the description of William Archibald Dunning papers, [ca. 1781]-1922]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493895366 ...

Neilson, William Allan, 1869-1946

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Educator, editor and author. President of Smith College, 1917-1939; editor of Webster's New International Dictionary 2nd edition; author of "Essentials of poetry" and "Facts about Shakespeare." From the description of Letters of W.A. Neilson, 1907-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76968306 Smith College President (3rd), 1917-1939. Ph. D., Harvard, 1898. Prof. of English at Bryn Mawr, Harvard, the Sorbonne and Columbia. From the description of Wi...

Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929

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Author, critic, and member of the Columbia English Department Faculty from 1891-1924. Matthews was an influential figure in the literary and dramatic worlds of New York and London from the 1880s throughtout his life. He was a member of numerous social and literary organizations, serving as president of the Dunlap Society, the Modern Language Association, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, among others. From the description of Papers, 1877-1962. (Columbia University In th...

Stuck, Hudson, 1863-1920

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Hudson Stuck (1863-1920), Episcopal minister and author, completed his religious training and was ordained in 1892. He became archdeacon of the Yukon and published numerous articles in the "Spirit of Missions" and began publishing his own "Alaska Mission of the Episcopal Church". From the description of Hudson Stuck papers, 1902-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42064411 Episcopal archdeacon at Metlakatla. From the description of Letters from Hudson Stuck to J...

Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954

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American educator, author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Greensboro, Vt., 25 July 1904, and Boston, 10 October 1904, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1904 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674901 American educator, essayist, and editor of the Atlantic Monthlyfrom 1899-1909. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Cambridge, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1936 Jan. 28 and 1938 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat...

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940

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George Brinton McClellan (b. Nov. 23, 1865, Dresden, Germany-d. Nov. 30, 1940, Washington, D.C.), Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, Member, U.S. House of Representatives, and Mayor of New York City, had a varied career after graduating from Princeton University and earning a law degree. He worked as a newspaper reporter, was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1892, and was elected to the U.S. Congress for five terms from 1895 to 1903, resigning in 1903 having been elected Mayor of New York...

Morel, E.D. (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924

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Edmund Dene Morel, 1873-1924, was educated in Eastbourne but moved to Liverpool in 1891. Forced to leave school at the age of 15 due to his mother's financial difficulties, Morel worked as a clerk for the shipping firm Elder Dempster, and supplemented his income with part-time journalism. Many of the articles that Morel wrote related to stories from visitors to the shipping office, including material on British trade in Africa. Morel became concerned about the consequences of such trade for Afri...

Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919

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Rear Admiral Chadwick served on various naval vessels, taught at the Naval Academy, and served as naval attache of the American legation in London, and as Chief of the Naval Intelligence Service and of the Naval Bureau of Equipment. He was among the officers appointed to investigate the destruction of the Maine, which action precipitated the Spanish-American War in 1898. In 1900, he was named President of the Naval War College at Newport and in 1903 Commander in Chief of the South Atlantic Fleet...

Loveman, Robert, 1864-1923

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Hitchcock, Ripley, 1857-1918

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Prominent American editor. From the description of Ripley Hitchcock letter to Mrs. H. C. Bunner [manuscript] [1896] May 19, (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 423069797 American art critic, editor, historian. From the description of Ripley Hitchcock papers, [ca. 1885]-1935. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102454 American author, editor, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signe...

Low, Seth, 1850-1916

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Mayor of Brooklyn, Mayor of New York, and President of Columbia College (later Columbia University), 1890-1901. From the description of Papers, 1870-1930. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482691 President of Columbia University. From the description of Typed letter : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1898 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593321 Mayor of N.Y.C. and President of Columbia University. From...

Gale, Zona, 1874-1938

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Zona Gale was a prominent writer and political activist born in Portage, Wisconsin. Gale attended the University of Wisconsin and worked as a reporter in Milwaukee. Gale, a lifelong friend of Jane Addams, became involved in the fight for the women's vote and eventually went to work for the writer Edmund Clarence Stedman. Her novel, "Miss Lulu Bett" was successfully adapted for the theater. From the description of Correspondence, 1907-1929. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat reco...

Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906

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Epithet: LLD, Keeper of Printed Books British Museum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x00015c English librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : British Museum, to F.J. Dreer, 1892 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269566963 Librarian of the British Museum. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, 1889 Oct. 11. (Unk...

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

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Literary critic and reformer; taught at Columbia University in New York, 1899-1911. From the description of Letter : [New York], to Elbridge Colby, 1911 March 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 21417689 Joel E. Spingarn was an educator and writer who worked with social reform causes, primarily with the NAACP. From the description of Joel E. Spingarn Collection, 1910-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84422765 From the description of Joel E. Spingarn Co...

Gailor, Thomas Frank, 1856-1935

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Bishop of Tennessee. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and typed letter signed : Memphis, Tenn., to J. Pierpont Morgan and Miss Greene, 1912 Dec. 27-1913 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589175 ...

Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Besant, Walter, 1836-1901

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English novelist. From the description of Note : to Wilson, 1891 March 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936605 From the description of Autograph clipped from a letter : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621664 British author. From the description of The luck of the "Susan Bell" / by Walter Besant. [ca. 1868-1901] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305316 Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English aut...

Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927

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American historian. From the description of Letters, 1911-1919. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635486 American historian and writer. From the description of Letter, 1905 January 7 : to Mr. Fairbairn thanking him for a book. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853745 Rhodes was an American historian. From the description of [Letter] 1893 Jun. 29, Reservoir Street, Cambridge, [Mass. to] Dr. Thwing / James Ford...

Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970

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Author, educator, and naturalist. Author of social criticism, critical biographies, and later naturalist essays; retired to Tucson in 1952 and completed several works. From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1970. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 30636793 Epithet: American writer on drama British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000275 Author, drama critic, and naturalist. ...

Doubleday, Frank Nelson, 1862-1934

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Publisher. From the description of Letter to D. M. Martin [manuscript], 1926 November 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816280 ...

Peck, Harry Thurston, 1856-1914

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Classical scholar, member of the Columbia faculty, 1881-1910. From the description of Harry Thurston Peck papers, 1878-1933. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 319031858 ...

Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940

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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...

Carpenter, George Rice, 1863-1909

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Professor of English and Rhetoric, Columbia University, 1893-1909. From the description of George Rice Carpenter letters, 1886-1908, 1893-1908 (bulk). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459552 ...

Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926

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Secretary of the Department of Labor and Commerce, 1906-1909. From the description of Letter, 1906 Nov. 7, New York, to Lee M. Friedman, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174212191 American ambassador and government official. From the description of Papers, 1869-1947. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589779 Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and author...

Guthrie, William Norman, 1868-1944

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William Norman Guthrie, 1868-1944, an Episcopalian clergyman, was born in Dundee, Scotland, on March 4, 1868. He was the son of William Eugene Guthrie and Frances Sylva d'Arusmont. His maternal grandmother was Frances (Fanny) Wright, an ardent abolitionist and feminist. Guthrie received a Bachelor of Literature degree in 1889 and a Master of Arts degree in 1891, both from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He also received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the University...

Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481372 Dean of Barnard College, 1911-1947. From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve papers, 1898-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459635 Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve served as Dean of Barnard College from 1911-1947. A grad...

Bigelow, John, 1817-1911

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John Bigelow, diplomat, journalist, and author, was born on November 25, 1817, at Malden, New York. He was trained as a lawyer and admitted to the New York Bar in 1838. His law practice grew slowly, prompting Bigelow to begin writing for literary magazines and newspapers. This work introduced him to influential politicians and helped him receive an appointment as inspector of Sing Sing Prison, New York. Bigelow's life was punctuated with political appointments. He was Consul-General to Paris dur...

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957

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Landscape architect. From the description of Frederick Law Olmsted reports, 1916 and 1922. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418918 Historical Note Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), known as the "father of American landscape architecture," designed and planned parks and park systems throughout the United States. His earliest designs, completed with partner Calvert Vaux, include New York's Central Park, Broo...

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930

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Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. From the description of George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College, 1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844136 Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-19...

Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926

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Shorter worked as an editor with a number of British papers and journals, such as the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, before founding and editing three early twentieth century journals: SKETCH, SPHERE, and the TATLER. Shorter also wrote critically about Victorian literature and published bibliographies about prominent British writers. From the description of Letter-Manuscript, 1920. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348081 British writer. The letters are written...

Francke, Kuno, 1855-1930

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Kuno Francke (1855-1930) taught German and was curator of the Germanic Museum at Harvard. He received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1912. From the description of Papers of Kuno Francke, ca. 1890-1930 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069241 From the description of The new Germanic museum : manuscript prepared for Harvard Graduate's Magazine, 1911. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064181 Kuno Francke was a German-born U.S. histo...

Gordon, Armistead C. (Armistead Churchill), 1855-1931

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Armistead Churchill Gordon, a Virginia native, attended schools in Charlottesville and later became a successful attorney and historian in Staunton, Va. From the description of Papers, 1868-1875. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 34272410 Rector of the University of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Armistead Churchill Gordon [manuscript], 1887-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647884483 Attorney ;Rect...

Eucken, Rudolf, 1846-1926

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Aitken, George Atherton, 1860-1917

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Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914

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Founder of Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography. From the description of Letters, 1853 Nov.-1908 Feb. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 172709192 American author and editor. From the description of Letters received, 1878 Feb. 25-1902 Mar. 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33937785 Scottish-born newspaperman, author, and editor, who served in the Union army during the Civil War, and then settled in New York City. F...

Lanson, Gustave, 1857-1934

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Paris, France resident. From the description of Papers, 1900-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635526 ...