"Rule of phase applied to history" and related documents, ca. 1909-1919.


"Rule of phase applied to history" and related documents, ca. 1909-1919.

Two manuscript drafts (with typescripts) and other documents related to "The Rule of Phase Applied to History," an essay by Henry Adams written in 1909. The essay was not published until 1919 in The Degradation of Democratic Dogma, edited by Brooks Adams. The collection also includes an introductory letter written to be circulated with the essay, Adams' manuscript notes, commentary by Henry A. Bumstead, and correspondence on the manuscript by Bumstead, Wilder D. Bancroft, and Worthington C. Ford.

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Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, was educated at Harvard and served as secretary to his father, Charles Francis Adams, when he was Minister to England. He rejected a political career to teach history at Harvard and edit The North American review, 1870-1877, then returned to Washington. He wrote prolifically on many subjects and is best known for his Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (1904) and The education of Henry Adams (1907). From the description of Henry Adam...

Bumstead, Henry Andrews, 1870-1920

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Bancroft, Wilder D. (Wilder Dwight), 1867-1953

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Professor of chemistry, Cornell University. From the description of Wilder Bancroft papers, 1896-1953. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64048531 ...

Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941

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Librarian and historian. From the description of Papers of Worthington Chauncey Ford, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068790 American historical editor, bibliographer, and statistician. From the description of Letters of Worthington Chauncey Ford [manuscript], 1886-1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806452 Worthington Chauncey Ford (1858-1941), the eldest son of Gordon Lester Ford and Emily Fowler Ford, first worked as a cas...