Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932.

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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932.

Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932.

Correspondence files of Roberts Brothers, pertaining to all departments, editorial, production, advertising, and sales. Also, some miscellaneous letters and documents, unrelated to Roberts Brothers, which deal with various legal matters, including those of Frederick D. Ely and of William A. Dunn, from 1838 until 1932, and letters to the Secretary of Harvard University from 1900 to 1907.

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Carpenter, Edmund J. 1845-1924.

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Elson, A. W. (Alfred Walter), 1859-

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Kelley-Hawkins, Emma Dunham

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Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916

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Blood, Henry Ames, 1838-1901?

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Poet and Shakespearian scholar. From the description of Letter to Mary R. Silsby, 1891 July 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49564521 ...

Moore, Wm. Underhill 1879-1949.

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Swift, Lindsay, 1856-1921

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President emeritus of Wellesley College. From the description of Correspondence, March, 1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369957 Caroline Hazard, educator and author, was born in Peace Dale, Rhode Island, to Rowland and Margaret (Rood) Hazard on June 10, 1856. She was educated by private tutors at Mary A. Shaw's School in Providence and through private study in Europe. She subsequently assisted her father in his various business ...

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Vaughan, Virginia, -1913

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George Rochford Stetson was born in Boston, Mass., and resided at 1441 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Washington. He wrote on race, anthropology, and folklore. He was married to Helen Sybil Avery (b. 1840). From the description of The French inhabitant, 1896. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 701104862 ...

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A correspondent for the Boston Transcript who was a colleague of Wiley's. O'Brien later became editor of the Boston Herald. From the description of Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1899-1919. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 756036376 Publisher and presidential secretary. From the description of Robert Lincoln O'Brien address, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980316 Publisher. From the description of Re...

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George A. Gordon was a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. In 1861 he became Captain of the First Regiment Georgia Infantry, which later became the 13th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Infantry, also known as the Phoenix Battalion and Gordon's Battalion. He was elected Major of the battalion in April 1862. Later that same year Gordon was promoted to Colonel of the Field, Staff and Band of the 63rd Regiment Georgia Infantry, also known as the Phoenix Regimen...

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Ellis, Job Bicknell, 1829-1905

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Job Bicknell Ellis (1829-1905) was an American mycologist best known for his work as a collector and classifier of fungal specimens. Ellis was born in Potsdam, New York and graduated from Union College in Schenectady in 1849. Influenced by the American mycologist Henry Ravenel, Ellis dedicated his life to the collection and exchange of dried specimens, or "exsiccati," creating reference collections sold in sets of one hundred. These "centuries" of fungi were published as Fungi Nova-Caesareenses ...

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Moody, Winfield Scott, 1856-1931

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Hamlin, Myra Louisa Sawyer, 1856-1927.

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Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916

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Farlow, W. G. 1844-1919.

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Dhole, Heeralal

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Halsey, Frederic R. (Frederic Robert), 1847-1918

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Morris, Helen M., 1971-

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Tucker, Elizabeth S.

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Cramer, M. J. 1835-1898.

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Singleton, Fred T. (Frederic Thoreau)

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Didier, Eugène Lemoine 1838-1913

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Author; "the life and letters of Edgar Allan Poe." From the description of Eugene Lemoine Didier letters to S. S. McClure and Arthur A. Hill [manuscript], 1893 -1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019806 ...

Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909

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Unitarian clergyman, congressman, and prison reformer. Appointed International Prison Commissioner, 1895, by Grover Cleveland. From the description of Papers, 1897-1910 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247523 ...

Hosmer, Frederick L. (Frederick Lucian), 1840-1929

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True, John Preston, 1859-1933

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Mayer, Frederick Christian, 1882-

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Tooley, Sarah A. Southall

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Dowling, Geo. Thos. (George Thomas), 1849-1928

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Keeler, Lucy Elliot

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Author, journalist, educator, gardener, and photographer; cousin of U.S. president Rutherford B. Hayes and resident of Fremont, Ohio; instructor with Society to Encourage Studies at Home; b. 1864; d. 1930. From the description of Papers, 1885-1930. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 55899913 From the description of Papers, 1885-1930. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70974069 ...

Farquhar, Anna, b, 1865.

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Croffut, W. A. 1835-1915.

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Bridgman, L. J. 1857-1931.

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Steffens, Josephine Bontecou.

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Guthrie, Kenneth Sylvan, 1871-1940

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Active in public housing in the United States. From the description of Edith Elmer Wood papers, circa 1900-1943. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 505720066 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Edith Elmer Wood, born in Portmouth, New Hampshire, on September 24, 1871, was the daughter of U.S. Navy Commander Horace and Adele (Wiley) Elmer. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Smith College in 1890 and was awarded the M.A. degree and the Ph.D. fro...

Burpee, Charles W. (Charles Winslow), 1859-

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Charles W. Burpee: Yale, B.A., 1883; editor of Waterbury (Ct.) American, 1883-1891; of Bridgeport (Ct.) Standard, 1891-1895; of Hartford Courant, 1895-1904; with Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1904-1935; literary editor, Hartford Times, 1930-1935; author of books on Connecticut history. From the description of Charles Winslow Burpee collection, 1872-1914 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168145 Charles W. Burpee: Yale, B.A., 1883; editor of Waterbury Ame...

Garner, John Leslie

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McDowell, Henry Burden, 1857-1928.

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Sargent, Franklin Haven, 1856-1923.

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Taft, Royal C. 1823-1912.

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Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943

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Epithet: American economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000980.0x000366 Richard T. Ely received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his doctorate in economics from the University of Heidelberg. He held the professorship of economics at Johns Hopkins University from 1881 to 1892, and was subsequently professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ely took an active part in t...

Schoenfeld, Hermann, 1861-1926

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Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman, 1843-1930

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Boland, Mary A., 1852-

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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911

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Stephen B. Elkins was a territorial legislator in New Mexico and later U. S. Senator from West Virginia. From the description of Stephen B. Elkins papers, 1869-1910. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 501085916 U.S. Senator and Sec. of War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elkins, West Virginia, to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613971 U.S. senator from West Virginia, U.S. represent...

Baker, Franklin T. (Franklin Thomas), 1864-1949

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Whipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901

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First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Minnesota. From the description of Henry Benjamin Whipple papers, 1856-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664364247 Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota. From the description of Papers, 1863. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 18086096 Epithet: Bishop of Minnesota British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000007...

Fisher, George P. (George Purnell), 1817-1899

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Public official and judge of the supreme court of the District Columbia. From the description of George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83784908 American lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lake Minnewaska, N.Y., to Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1884 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644264200 Biographical Note ...

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. ...

Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939

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Epithet: US anarchist, editor of 'Liberty' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x000194 Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854-1939) was the publisher of the anarchist publication Liberty from 1881 to 1908, and The Radical Review, 1877 and 1878; owner of the Unique Bookshop in New York City; specialist in and translator of Pierre Joseph Proudhon; and publisher of works considered radical at the time, such as Walt W...

Hardy, A. S., Mrs., 1846-1928

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Russan, Ashmore

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Hale, Philip, 1854-1934

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American music critic. From the description of Letter, 1929 Nov. 24, Boston, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904183 From the description of Philip Hale letter to William M. Payne [manuscript], 1896 December 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 741779873 Philip Hale studied organ and piano as a boy, graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1876) and then apprenticed in a law office in Albany, N.Y., passing the New York Ba...

Candler, Warren A. (Warren Akin), 1857-1941

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Warren Akin Candler, Methodist clergyman and educator of Atlanta, Georgia, was born 23 August 1857, near Villa Rica in Carroll County, Georgia and died at his home in Atlanta on 25 September 1941. Candler graduated from Emory College (A.B., 1875; A.M., 1878); served various circuits in the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1875-1886); married Sarah Antoinette (Nettie) Curtright (1877); was appointed editor of the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE (1886); was elected President o...

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Ellis, Griffith Ogden, 1869-1948

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Born in Urbana, Ill., Nov. 19, 1869. Worked for a newspaper there before attending the U. of M. law school. Came to Detroit in 1891. After graduation became an instructor at Sprague Correspondence School of Law in Detroit, became president of it in 1908. Vice-pres. of the Collector Publishing Co., which became Sprague Publishing Co., when he and William C. Sprague established The American Boy Magazine of which he was editor-in-chief. He was Appointed to the street Railway Commission by Mayor Cou...

Dodge, Mary B.

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Jackson, A.V. Williams (Abraham Valentine Williams), 1862-1937

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A. V. Williams Jackson was a professor of Indo-Iranian languages at Columbia University, 1895-1935. From the description of A. V. Williams Jackson papers, 1889-1909 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169317 A. V. Williams Jackson was born in New York City, on February 9, 1862. For the majority of his life, Jackson was associated with Columbia University. He received an A.B. there in 1883, an A.M. the following year, an L.H.D. the year after that, and in 1886, a P...

Little, Brown and Company, 1932, 1966, 1978

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Milburn, William Henry, 1823-1903

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Davis, Charles Henry Stanley, 1840-1917

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Charles H. S. Davis was a physician. He was a resident of Meriden, Connecticut, a member of the Connecticut legislature (1873, 1885, 1886), the author of numerous books on medicine and Oriental studies, and editor of Biblia from 1887-. From the description of Charles H. S. Davis papers, 1855-1920 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169121 Charles H. S. Davis was a physician. He was a resident of Meriden, Connecticut, a member of the Connecticut legislature (1873, ...

Unwin, T. Fisher Thomas Fisher 1848-1935

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English publisher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Alfred Hunt, 1878 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 771068056 ...

Tompkins, Hamilton Bullock, 1843-1921

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Hamilton B. Tompkins and Marion L. Tompkins were genealogists. From the description of Tompkins family genealogical research papers, [ca. 1842-1906] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155497640 ...

Leonard, Mary Hall, 1847-1921

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Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947

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Albert Shaw (1857-1947) was an editor, journalist and scholar who spent most of his career as the editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews, a digest of progressive thought and political analysis. Shaw's principal interests were the improvement of municipal government, the relationship of business and organized labor, agricultural reform, international affairs, and contemporary politics and economics, topics which he wrote and spoke on frequently. From the guide to the Albert Sha...

Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966

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American statesman; assistant to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, 1919-1924; secretary of state, 1959-1961. From the description of Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458502 Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966) was born in Paris, France. He was a diplomat, politician, publisher, editor, and author. In 1959 Herter, who served as governor of Massachusetts during the mid-1950's, was appointed by President Dwight Eisen...

Thompson, John Bodine, 1830-1907

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Browne, Lewis Allen, 1876-1937

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Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885

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Helen Hunt Jackson was the daughter of Nathan Welby and Deborah Fiske. She was educated in New England female preparatory schools and was a classmate and friend of Emily Dickinson. In 1852 she married Captain Edward Bissell Hunt. He died in 1863; the two sons of this marriage also died in childhood. After the death of her husband she established herself as a writer of popular verse and stories; later she became interested in the tradegy of American Indian affairs. In 1875 she married William Sha...

Lampman, Archibald, 1861-1899

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Canadian English-language poet, member of the "Confederate" group of poets. He worked as a clerk in the post office department in Ottawa. From the description of Archibald Lampman poems [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648008035 From the description of The city of the end of things [manuscript] / by Archibald Lampman, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 212376836 Poet. From the description of Christm...

Farley, Frederick A. (Frederick Augustus), 1800-1892

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Farley (A.B. 1818, Div. S. 1828) was pastor of the Church of the Savior in Brooklyn, N.Y. From the description of Memoir : concerning Ralph Waldo Emerson : manuscript, [18--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612884897 American clergyman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brooklyn, to the Reverend John Pierpont, 1846 Jun. 24 and [no year] Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532912 Frederick Augustus Farley (1800-1892) r...

Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945

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In academic circles, John R. Commons is most remembered for his histories of the labor movement and as founder of what is commonly called the "Wisconsin School" of labor history. As an economist and student of government he was responsible for the design of reforms during the Progressive era and after, which drastically changed the role of government and paved the way for the New Deal. From the description of John Rogers Commons papers, 1859-1967, bulk 1887-1945. [microform]. (Unknow...

Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893

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Lucy Stone (b. Aug. 13, 1818, West Brookfield, MA–d. Oct. 18, 1893, Boston, MA) was born to parents Hannah Matthews and Francis Stone. At age 16, Stone began teaching in district schools always earning far less money than men. In 1847, she became the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree from Oberlin College. After college, Stone began her career with the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and began giving public speeches on women's rights. in the fall of 1847; With...

Conway, Eustace, 1961-...

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Badger, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1894

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Henry C. Badger was a minister; he served the Unitarian church in Harrison Square, Boston, from 1871 to 1874. It is not known what other churches he served. He may have also taught or run a school. His wife was named Ada. They had sons named Theodore, Fred, and Ernest, and may have had other children as well. From the description of Household expense book, 1865-1876. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 261233346 ...

Moore, George Foot, 1851-1931

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Lincoln, Mary J. (Mary Johnson), 1844-1921

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Hardy, John Henry, 1847-1917.

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Carrington, Fitz Roy, 1869-1954

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Fitz Roy Carrington first met Carl Zigrosser when the latter was hired by Frederick Keppel & Co. Their correspondence began when Carrington became curator of prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Zigrosser went to Weyhe Gallery. Their friendship continued after Carrington went back to a commercial print dealer, M. Knoedler & Co., and on into Carrington's retirement. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1917-1953, n.d. (University of Pennsylvani...

Everett, William, 1839-1910

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Classicist William Everett was born in Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard and Cambridge; he took one degree in law, and also studied for the ministry. He held positions as an educator at Harvard, Adams Academy, and other institutions, and served in Congress as a Democrat, completing the term of the resigned Henry Cabot Lodge. He also ran an unsucessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts. He was a prominent speaker and published numerous lectures and orations. From the descrip...

Ely, Frederick David, 1838-1921

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Scales, John, 1835-1928

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Lucien Thompson was born in Durham, NH in 1859. He became a very successful farmer in Durham and was elected to the Board of Trustess of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in July of 1892. Thompson also served as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees from 1896 to 1914 at which time he resigned. The College was founded in Hanover, NH in 1866 and relocated to Durham, NH in 1893. It then became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. From the description of...

Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)

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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) was the publisher of American author Louisa May Alcott's works. From the description of Robert Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234860 From the guide to the Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) 19th century vanity press, forerunner of Little, Brown & Co...

Dana, Olive E.

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Olive E. Dana was born in Augusta, Maine on Dec. 24, 1859 and died in 1904. She resided all her life in Augusta, graduated from the high school there in 1877, and in the same year began to write for the press. Except when incapacitated by illness, she was a constant contributor, in both prose and verse, to many of the literary and religious publications of that time. She wrote articles on home topics and reviews, biographical sketches, and short stories. She was a frequent writer to the columns ...

Gardner, Celia E. (Celia Emmeline), 1844-

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Ford, James, 1884-1944

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Ford graduated from Harvard in 1905 and taught social ethics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of James Ford, 1907-1944 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973035 ...

Baskett, James Newton, 1849-1925

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Paine, Robert Treat, 1835-1910

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Colver, Frederic Lathrop, 1863-

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Ackermann, A. S. E. (Alfred Seabold Eli), 1867-

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Dana, John Cotton, 1856-1929

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U.S. librarian and museum director. B. Aug. 19, 1856 Woodstock, Vt. Librarian of Denver, Colo. Public Library 1889-1897. Library at that time occupied quarters in East Denver High School building. Dana also served as secretary of the Board of Education, Arapahoe County School District No. 1. D. July 21, 1929 New York City. Library leader and innovator, Dana has been the subject of several books, among them one by Chalmers Hadley (librarian of Denver Public Library 1911-1924). From th...

MacArthur, James, 1866-1909

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Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897

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Supporters of President Grant removed Sumner as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate in 1871. Edward L. Pierce defended the reputation of Sumner after this episode became a matter of fresh historical controversy in 1877. Others involved in the controversy were Lothrop Motley, John Jay, and Hamilton Fish. From the description of Clippings concerning Charles Sumner and President U.S. Grant : album, 1877-1878. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612815430 ...

North, Leigh

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Von Ravn, Clara Iza, 1870-

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Tarbox, Increase N. (Increase Niles), 1815-1888

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Increase Niles Tarbox: born in South Windsor, Ct., February 11, 1815; B.A., Yale, 1839; studied at the Yale Divinity School; ordained in 1844; pastor of the Hollis Evangelical Church of Framingham, Mass., 1844-1851; co-edited The Congregationalist, 1849-1851; withdrew from ministry and editing to became secretary of American Education Society; retired in 1884; author of many articles, stories, and poems. Tarbox died on May 3, 1888. From the description of Increase Niles Tarbox papers...

Wadsworth, Wedworth, 1846-1926.

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Smith, Minna Caroline, 1860-1929

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Earle, Anne Richardson.

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Alden, John B. (John Berry), 1847-1924

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Stewart, George, 1848-1906

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Vickery, Willis, 1857-1932

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Kingsley, William Lathrop, 1824-1896

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Hunter-Duvar, John, 1821-1899

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Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908

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Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897

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Historian, cartographer, and librarian of the Boston Public Library. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Henry Harrisse, Paris, France, 1891 Oct. 10. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40998446 Winsor graduated from Harvard in 1853 and was a librarian at Harvard and at the Boston Public Library. From the description of Papers of Justin Winsor, 1847-1897 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972933 Winsor was libr...

Irish, Frank V. (Frank Van Buren), 1848-1940

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Drury, Wells, 1851-1932

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Journalist, editor of several California newspapers, later secretary of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. From the description of Wells Drury papers, 1871-1937. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26624223 ...

Searles, Victor A.

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Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901

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Frederick Startridge Ellis, bookseller and author who was for many years the official buyer for the British Museum. From the description of Frederick Startridge Ellis manuscript material : 1 item, 1886 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 185022282 From the guide to the Frederick Startridge Ellis manuscript material : 2 items, 1886-ca. 1887, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: bookseller and aut...

Bradley, Mary E. (Mary Emily), 1835-1898

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American writer. From the description of Unforgotten, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51010599 Mary Emily Bradley, née Neely, was born on Maryland and lived in many areas in the eastern United States. She wrote poetry, articles, and numerous books for girls. From the description of Mary E. Bradley letters and poem, 1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52605426 ...

Allen, Emma S. (Emma Sarah), 1859-

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Conant, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1861-1915

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Loomis, Eben Jenks, 1828-1912

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American astronomer. From the description of Autograph memorandum signed : Washington, D.C., 187. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591856 ...

Barton, Samuel Marx, 1859-1926

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Wheelwright, John T. (John Tyler), 1856-1925

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Twining, Kinsley, 1832-1901

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