George Bancroft papers, 1811-1901.
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George Bancroft was an American historian and statesman, and an active promoter of secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. As U. S. Secretary of the Navy under James K. Polk, Bancroft established the Naval Academy at Annapolis and later served as U.S. Minister to Great Britain (1846-1849), Prussia (1867-1871), and the German Empire (1871-1874). He is best remembered however for his 10-volume History of the United States, a work which fellow historian Leop...
Epithet: Vice-president of the American Ethnological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000a9 Author, Indian agent and ethnologist. From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1826-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418398 Henry Schoolcraft was an ethnologist, geologist, Indian agent, and glass manufacturer. From th...
Thomas H. Crawford, a lawyer from Pennsylvania, served as representative to Congress from 1829-1833. He then served as a member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from 1833-1834. In 1836, he was appointed to investigate suspected fraud in the sale of Creek lands in Alabama. From 1838 to 1845 he served as Commissioner of Indian Affairs and subsequently as judge of the criminal court in the District of Columbia, 1845-1861. He died in 1863. From the description of Thomas Har...
Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839), father of George Bancroft (1800-1891), was settled in the First Unitarian Church of Worcester in 1786. He remained until his death. Bancroft was a liberal theologian, a founder and first President of the American Unitarian Association, active member of the American Antiquarian Society, and Trustee and President of Leicester Academy. From the description of Papers, 1789-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207112704 ...
Dr Thomas Lane Bancroft, son of Dr Joseph Bancroft was a well-known doctor/naturalist. He produced scientific works on the Australian flora and fauna including studies on parasitology and the Queensland lung-fish. From the description of OM72-06 Thomas Lane Bancroft Papers, 1912. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 755735110 Dr Thomas Lane Bancroft, son of Dr Joseph Bancroft, was a well known doctor-naturalist. He produced scientific works on the Australian flora and ...
Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...
C.C. Trowbridge was born in Albany, New York on December 29, 1800. he entered business and came to Detroit in 1819. A year later he joined Governor Lewis Cass on his exploration of Lake Superior, becoming his private secretary. Trowbridge was secretary to the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan, 1821-1835. He was cashier of Bank of Michigan, 1825-1836; president of Michigan State Bank, 1844-1853; and was secretary and cashier before serving as president of the Oakland & Ottawa Rai...
Elizabeth David Bancroft was the second wife of diplomat and historian George Bancroft. From the description of Elizabeth Davis Bancroft letter to Mrs. Botten, undated. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 703386255 ...
Davis was manager of the Orleans Theatre and the New Orleans Grand Opera Company's French Opera House. From the description of John Davis will, 1839. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70271337 At the close of the Revolutionary War, John Davis was a physician who lived in Eastham. In 1800 he moved to Barnstable where he was appointed a probate judge in the Barnstable District Court. John Davis was married to Mercy and had approximately seven surviving children...
Mary Bancroft, author and intelligence officer for the Office of Strategic Services, was born in Cambridge, Mass., in 1903, the daughter of Mary Agnes Cogan and Hugh Bancroft, later publisher of the Wall Street Journal. Bancroft studied at Smith College, and married Sherwin Badger; they had three children: a son who died in infancy, Sherwin Jr., and Mary Jane. Bancroft later married Jean Rufenacht, a Swiss businessman, and in the 1930s moved to Switzerland where she was analyzed by C.G. Jung. Sh...