Letters to William A. Wheeler, 1861-1871.


Letters to William A. Wheeler, 1861-1871.

In a letter, 1861 October 16, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain praises some specimen pages of Wheeler's "Dictionary of fictitious names." In a letter, 1867 October 18, Frank Cowan thanks Wheeler for his interest in his "Dictionary of proverbs" and for suggesting reference books. In a letter, 187[1?] June 26, Arthur Gilman thanks Wheeler for critical remarks about his manuscript.

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Cowan, Frank, fl. 1876,

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Wheeler, William A. (William Adolphus), 1833-1874

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Philologist and librarian. From the description of Letters to William A. Wheeler, 1861-1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63167590 ...

Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909

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Arthur Gilman was an author, editor, and founder of Radcliffe College. For biographical information, see Who Was Who in America. From the description of Scrapbook, 1876-1914 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009465 Arthur Gilman, banker, educator, and historian, was instrumental in founding Radcliffe College; he served as Secretary (1879-1894) and Regent (1894-1896). He was also founder (1886) of the Gilman School for Girls (later names: the Cambridge...

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914

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Chamberlain was born in Brewer, Maine, the son of Sarah Dupee (née Brastow) and Joshua Chamberlain, on September 8, 1828. Chamberlain was of English ancestry and could trace his family line back to twelfth-century England, during the reign of King Stephen. Chamberlain's great-grandfather Ebenezer, was a New Hampshire soldier in the French and Indian War, and the American Revolutionary War. Chamberlain's grandfather Joshua, was a ship builder, and colonel during the War of 1812, before moving his...