North American Review papers, 1831-1843.


North American Review papers, 1831-1843.

Consists chiefly of manuscripts of articles published in the North American Review, nos. 95-118 (July 1836-Jan. 1843) during John Gorham Palfrey's editorship. Also includes letters and notes accompanying articles, ca. 60 unpublished articles submitted to the Review, two subscription books, and one bundle of clippings relating to the North American Review. Authors of the manuscripts, which were published anonymously, include Charles Francis Adams, Francis Bowen, Henry Russell Cleveland, Cornelius Conway Felton, Enoch Hale, George Stillman Hillard, John Gorham Palfrey, James Handasyd Perkins, William Hickling Prescott, John Langdon Sibley, and Charles Sumner.

20 boxes (7 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7795489

Houghton Library

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Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886 (person)

American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1767-1848; U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts 1859-61, U.S. Minister to England, 1861-68; U.S. Arbitrator at the Geneva Tribunal ("Alabama" claims), 1871-72. From the guide to the Charles Francis Adams letters, 1844-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Perkins, James H. (James Handasyd), 1810-1849 (person)

Hale, E. 1790-1848. (person)

Cleveland, Henry R. (Henry Russell), 1808-1843 (person)

North American Review. (corporateBody)

The North American Review was founded in Boston, Mass. in 1815. Early editors included Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, and Alexander Hill Everett. In 1835 John Gorham Palfrey purchased the magazine and served as its editor until December 1842 when he sold his controlling interest to Francis Bowen. From the description of North American Review papers, 1831-1843. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376908 ...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 (person)

Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879 (person)

George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals. From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596 American lawyer and biographer. ...

Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890 (person)

Bowen (A.B. 1833) was Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity at Harvard University, 1853-1889. From the description of Lectures : concerning philosophy : manuscript, [18--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612877790 Francis Bowen was an American philosopher, editor of the North American Review and professor at Harvard. From the description of Correspondence, 1724-1909 (inclusive) 1836-1892 (bulk). (Harvard University). Wo...

Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862 (person)

Cornelius Conway Felton (Harvard AB 1827) was a tutor from 1829 to 1832, University Professor of Greek from 1832 to 1834, Eliot Professor of Greek Literature from 1834 to 1860, Regent from 1849 to 1857, and President of Harvard University from 1860 to 1862. From the description of Lectures on Greek history and literature, 1855-1861. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072875 In 1857, Felton expelled Keene from the Harvard Divinity School for practicing as a medium. ...

Sibley, John Langdon, 1804-1885 (person)

John Langdon Sibley (1804-1885) served as Harvard's Assistant Librarian from 1825 to 1826 and 1841 to 1856, Librarian from 1856 to 1877, and Librarian, Emeritus from 1877 to 1885. He was the editor of the Harvard Triennial Catalogue from 1839 to 1875 and of the Harvard Quinquennial Catalogue from 1875-1885. A noted biographer, Sibley is best known for his "Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University", an extensive collection of biographical material on Harvard graduates. Sibley was ...

Palfrey family. (family)