Edward Eggleston papers, 1856-1866.
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The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC) was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded soldiers of the United States Army (Federal / Northern / Union Army) during the American Civil War. It operated across the North, raised an estimated $25 million in Civil War era revenue (assuming 1865 dollars, $422.66 million in 2021) and in-kind contributions to support the cause, and enlisted thousands of volunteers. The president was Henry Whit...
Meteorologist, of Washington, D.C. From the description of William Ferrel papers, 1857-1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647009 ...
Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) and James T. Fields, who entered the firm as a junior partner in 1843. Fields edited the Atlantic monthly from 1861-1870. Fields was also a wri...
President William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was beginning his second term as President after winning the election in 1900. On Sept. 5, 1901 he and his wife were attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York when he was shot by as assassin waiting in line to shake his hand. After being attended by physicians, he was resting at the exposition's director's home in Buffalo, NY. He seemed to be recovering when his condition rapidly worsened on Sept. 14th. P...
The Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in the U.S. in 1784. The first general conference was held in 1792 and the constitution was adopted in 1900. In 1939 the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Protestant Church united to form the Methodist Church (U.S.). From the description of Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1791-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455885 From the guide to the Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1791-1945, (The New ...
The American Bible Society, founded in New York City in 1816, promotes the distribution of the Bible and other sacred writings with the support of religious denominations throughout the world. From the description of American Bible Society synopsis of correspondence, 1883. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517913 From the guide to the American Bible Society synopsis of correspondence, 1883, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
Marshall was governor of Minnesota from 1866-1870. From the description of William R. Marshall papers, 1853-1894. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122508843 ...
A native of Vevay, Ind., Eggleston was a Methodist preacher (1857-1866), a journalist, and beginning in 1871, a novelist. In the 1880s and 1890s he turned to history as a writing topic, and served as president of the American Historical Association. From the description of Papers, 1884-1912. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27970058 American author and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lake George, to the editor...
Epithet: palaeontologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0001c4 Samuel H. Scudder was an American entomologist and paleontologist. Scudder specialized in the study of Orthoptera, which at that time was defined to include grasshoppers, crickets, cockroaches and other insects. He also did extensive work on the classification of Lepidoptera and Coleoptera (beetles), and was a pion...