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E.W. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912. From the guide to the United States Geologic Survey photograph collection, 1892-1912, 1898-1902, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) First organized as a branch in 1889, the Topographic Division was established in 1947. From the description of Records of the Topographic Division. (Unknown). World...
William Graham Sumner was born in Paterson, New Jersey on October 30, 1840. He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1863) and studied in Europe (1863-1866). He served as a tutor at Yale (1866-1869) and was ordained as a priest of the Calvary Church in New York City in 1869. In 1872 Sumner was appointed to the newly created chair of political and social science at Yale. He retired as professor emeritus in 1909. Sumner was an educational and administrative leader at Yale, and had a substantive im...
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...
Chicago-based manufacturers and philanthropists. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936), was the oldest son of reaping machine inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. After his father's 1884 death, Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr. took over as president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, and continued in that role when the company merged with rival Deering Harvestor Company in 1902 to create the International Harvester Company. He married Harriet Bradley Hammond in 1889 and h...
Frederick Jackson Turner, professor and historian, became a leading scholar after he published, in 1893, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History," his revolutionary thesis that American society owed its distincitve characteristics to experience with an undeveloped frontier. He was born on November 14, 1861 in Portage, Wisconsin, the son of Andrew Jackson Turner, a journalist and politician. His scholary work was first carried on at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he t...
Ida M. Tarbell was an investigative journalist best known from her The History of the Standard Oil Company published in 1904. She wrote for American Magazine, which she also co-owned and co-edited, from 1906 to 1915. From the guide to the Ida M. Tarbell papers, 1916-1930, (Ohio University) Historian, journalist, lecturer, and muckraker, (Allegheny College, A.B., 1880). For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of The nationa...
The State Historical Society was founded in 1846, chartered in 1853, and became a trustee of the state in 1855. Chapter 75, Laws of 1967, continued the Society as an independent agency. The Society is charged by statute with the collection, preservation, and dissemination of historical and cultural resources relating to Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the nation. From the description of Agency history record. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145776528 ...
American economist and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645501803 Lawyer, educator, and economist. From the description of Francis Amasa Walker papers, 1878-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981602 American publicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Conn., to Mr. We...
The University of Wisconsin-Extension promotes continuing education and lifelong learning by providing statewide access to university resources and research to the people of Wisconsin. Its four divisions are continuing education; cooperative extension; entrepreneurship and economic development; and broadcast and media innovations. From the guide to the University of Wisconsin Extension Program Reports, 1960-1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...
A child of evangelical Protestantism, the YMCA at first considered itself a specialized agency for bringing young men to Christ. Although the early Y's mission was unabashedly religious in nature, the organization focused on method rather than doctrine or philosophy. Dominated by business men rather than professional religious leaders, the movement tended to emphasize facilities, expansion, practical usefulness, and specific influence. Early work included not only the distribution of tracts, Bib...
Wisconsin law professor and Civil War lieutenant colonel who was appointed Postmaster-General by President Cleveland in 1885 and then in December, 1887, was transferred to the Department of the Interior. From the description of Letter, March 29, 1888. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 56089358 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of Commodore James Barron (1769-1851) and son of Wilton Hope and Jane Armis...
American soldier and diplomat; gov. of Wisconsin. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524371 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, to the President, 1884 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524356 Lucius Fairchild, soldier and politician, was born in Ohio in 1831. At the age of 18 he set out for California to mine for gold. He spent six years in Califor...
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...
Hart graduated from Harvard in 1880 and taught history and government at Harvard from 1889-1926. From the description of Papers of Albert Bushnell Hart, 1874-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973059 American historian who studied at Harvard, as well as in Paris, Berlin, and Freiburg, where he earned his Ph.D. He taught at Harvard from 1883-1897, and served as president of the American Historical Association in 1909 and of the American Political Sc...