Papers of the Balch family, 1760-1955.
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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885
Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-died July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was the 18th president of the United States, serving from 1869 to 1877. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who worked with the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction to protect African Americans, created the Justice Department, and reestablish the public credit. Promoted lieutenant-general, in 1864, Grant led the Union Army in winning the American Civ...
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
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...
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873
Napoleon III (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte, 20 April 1808, Paris, France – died 9 January 1873, Chislehurst, Kent, England), the nephew of Napoleon I and cousin of Napoleon II, was the first president of France, from 1848 to 1852, and the last French monarch, from 1852 to 1870. First elected president of the French Second Republic in 1848, he seized power in 1851, when he could not constitutionally be re-elected, and became the emperor of the French. He founded the Second French Empire ...
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885
George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was an American soldier, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician who served as the 24th Governor of New Jersey. A graduate of West Point, McClellan served with distinction during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), and later left the Army to work on railroads until the outbreak of the American Civil War (1861–1865). Early in the conflict, McClellan was appointed to the rank of major general and played an important role i...
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875
John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859
Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...
Gatling, Richard Jordan, 1818-1903
Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling (12 September 1818–26 February 1903) was born in Hertford County, North Carolina, to Jordan Gatling (14 May 1783–13 April 1848) and Mary Barnes Gatling (30 October 1795–30 September 1868). Jordan Gatling owned and farmed a large tract of land in Hertford County. Jordan and Mary married on 30 October 1795, and had six children: Thomas Barnes Gatling (29 September 1811–14 May 1857), Mary Ann Gatling (29 September 1813–4 October 1838), James H. Gatling (15 July 1816–2 Sep...
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958
Richmond author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) is best known for his controversial book, Jurgen (1919), a fantasy set in Cabell's mythical medieval world of Poictesme (pronounced Pwa-tem). The New York Society for the Suppression of Vice contended the book was obscene. A trial over its content brought the reclusive writer national fame. Throughout the 1920s, Cabell's literary peers, including H.L. Mencken and Sinclair Lewis, praised his works. Cabell was born April 14, 1879, at 101 E. Frank...
Cook, Frederick Albert, 1865-1940
Explorer, author, and businessman. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. [1937-1991] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723117 Physician and polar explor on three expeditions to North Greenland, 1891-1894; part of Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897-1899. From the description of Letter from Frederick Albert Cook to S.S. McClure, Ltd., 1894 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 70292749 Cook claimed to have been the fir...
Johnston, Alexander, 1849-1889
Epithet: of Add MS 37874 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x0002ca American historian and economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to the Secretary of State, 1887 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489491 Epithet: of Add MS 35530 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x...
Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870
Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts state senator, 1852; congressman, 1855-1860; U.S. minister to Peking, China, 1860-1867. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988840 Anson Burlingame was American envoy to China. The city of Burlingame, Calif., was named in his honor by William C. Ralston. From the description of Anson Burlingame papers,...
Shippen, Joseph, 1728/9-1806,
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872
Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...
Van Doren, Irita Taylor, 1891-1966
Editor, New York Herald Tribune Book Review. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122690978 Literary editor. From the description of Irita Taylor Van Doren papers, 1920-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063846 Biographical Note 1891, Mar. 16 Born, Birmi...
Calvert, George Henry, 1803-1889
Poet and author, grandson of Lord Baltimore. From the description of Letter to N[ahum?] Capen, 1875 June 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49050145 George Henry Calvert was an American scholar and author. Born into an aristocratic Baltimore family, he attended Harvard but was denied his degree for protesting the strict rules of student conduct. He immersed himself in Germanic studies, and became a key figure in popularizing Germanic thought and literature in ...
Landi, Elissa, 1904-1948
Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883
French illustrator and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Mon Cher Marechal", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525573 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Paris, to Harper & Brothers, 1882 June 4 and July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532865 Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator. From the guide to the Gustave Doré manuscript material : 1 item, 1871, (The New York ...
Balch, Eugenia Hargous Macfarlane.
Balch, Emily Swift, 1835-1917
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents. From the guide to the G.P.A. Healy papers, 1843-1953, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Portrait and historical painter. Healy painted in the U.S. and Europe. From the description of George Peter Alexande...
Waldeck, Frédéric de 1766-1875
French traveller, artist, engraver, and Americanist. Waldeck, of German or Austrian origin, may have been born in Prague, Paris, or Vienna, in 1766. He travelled to Mexico in 1825 to work for a silver mining company, and later lived in Mexico City where he gave classes in painting and drawing. Throughout his travels in Mexico, he made drawings of the Indian antiquities and ruins, especially in Palenque and Uxmal between 1832 and 1835, and in 1837, back in Paris, where he...
Prévost-Paradol, Lucien-Anatole, 1829-1870
Little Theatre League Club.
Woodward, William E., 1874-1950
Author and historian noted for biographies of George Washington and Ulysses Grant. From the description of W.E. Woodward letters, 1926, 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 78610982 ...
Bolitho, Hector, 1897-1974
British writer. From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan / by Hector Bolitho, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476239 From the description of The case of the Senior Begum : typescript [1953-1954]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122600802 From the description of Notes & newspaper clippings, Pakistan : papers, 1938-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86134278 From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan : typescript / by Hector B...
Swedish singer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Oak Lea, Wimbledon Park, S.W., to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Feb. 11, and 9 incompletely dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125245 Swedish soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Mannheim Dec. 7 1846, to an unidentified recipient, 1846 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667419 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London Apr. 27 1874, t...
Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920
Robert Edwin Peary Sr. (born May 6, 1856, Cresson, Pennsylvania – died February 20, 1920, Washington, D.C.) was an American explorer and United States Navy officer who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best known for claiming to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, 1909. Though born in Pennsylvania, Peary grew up in in Portland, Maine. He went to a prominent boarding school called Loomis Chaffe. He attende...
Hergesheimer, Joseph, 1880-1954
Born February 15, 1880 in Philadelphia, Joseph Hergesheimer was the son of Joseph and Helen MacKellar Hergesheimer. He grew up in a stable, middle-class, suburban family. His father, a cartographer, worked for the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. After studying at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Hergesheimer traveled to Europe on money inherited from his grandfather, studying and painting in Florence and Venice. By 1907, when he returned to the United States and married Dorothy He...
Lesseps, Ferdinand de, 1805-1894.
French diplomatist and noted engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the Marquise Visconti, 1861 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591336 Lesseps was a French diplomat and promoter of the Suez Canal. From the description of Autograph letter signed , 1878 June, and carte-de-visite. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872482 ...
Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875
English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...
Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865
Richard Cobden, English textile manufacturer and politician. From the guide to the Richard Cobden manuscript material : 1 item, ca 1843, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Cobden was born in Dunford, Sussex, England on June 3, 1804; became a middle-class manufacturer and MP, advocating free trade, non-intervention in foreign affairs, an end to aristocratic misrule, and a variety of radical political reforms; became intere...
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
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...
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945
American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...
Allen, Hervey, 1889-1949
"Hervey-Allen, born Dec. 8, 1889, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S., died Dec. 28, 1949, Coconut Grove, Fla., [was] in full William Hervey Allen, Jr., [an] American poet, biographer, and novelist who had a great impact on popular literature with his historical novel Anthony Adverse." -- "Hervey Allen," Encyclopedia Britannica Online http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9005788 (Accessed 10 February 2009). From the description of Hervey Allen letter, 21 December 1936. (University of Georgia). WorldCat...
Linklater, Eric, 1899-1974
Eric Linklater was a Scottish novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, satirist, biographer, and military historian. From the description of Eric Linklater collection of papers, 1932-1967. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430904 From the guide to the Eric Linklater collection of papers, 1932-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Epithet: writer British Library Archive...
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916
John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916) of Powhatan County, Va., was a lawyer and Confederate officer. Mosby was educated at the University of Virginia and worked as a lawyer in Washington County, Va., prior to the Civil War. In 1861, Mosby enlisted in the 1st Virginia Cavalry. He was eventually promoted to colonel and led the 43rd Battalion, 1st Virginia Cavalry. After the war Mosby returned to practicing law in Warrenton, Va., and San Francisco, Calif. He also served at the United States Consul in Ho...
Read, John M. (John Meredith), 1797-1874
American lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to The Marshal of the S. District of New York, 1839 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616393 The Read family consistently played an important role in American government and politics from the time that George Read, a Delaware resident, signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Throughout the 17th to 19th centuries, the Reads served as lawyers, judges, poli...
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. From the description of Letters received, 1792-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485989 From the guide to the Letters received, 1792-1905, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Libretto by Emile Augier; first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 16 April 1851. Cf. New Grove online. From the description ...
Bute, John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, Marquess of, 1847-1900
English antiquary and writer. From the description of Autograph note signed (initial) : to [Prof. Knight], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132404 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Chiswick, to Prof. Knight, 1890 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131426 From the description of Autograph letters signed (16) : to Prof. Knight, 1893 Jan. 31-1898 Dec. 02. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131847 ...
Smith, T. R. (Thomas Robert), 1880-1942
Hovenden, Thomas, 1840-1895
Genre painter; New York City and Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Born in Dunmanway, Ireland. He came to New York City in 1863. Elected a member of the National Academy in 1882. Exhibited at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. From the description of Thomas Hovenden scrapbook, 1866-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454934 ...
Clark, Emily, 1893-1953
Virginia author. From the description of Stuffed peacocks: (manuscript and proofs), 1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958550 ...
Balch, Edwin Swift, 1856-1927
Amateur artist. From the description of Paintings of Edwin Swift Balch [manuscript], 1871-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818232 Edwin Swift Balch was born in 1856 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the distinguished lawyer Thomas Balch. He was educated in France and Germany and studied at Harvard University. Although qualified as a lawyer, Balch chose to travel around the world and became an authority on polar history and exploration. ...
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...
Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891
U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1847-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077865 Admiral David Dixon Porter was born in Chester, PA, on June 8, 1813. He was instrumental in Farragut's capturing of New Orleans in 1862 when he set off 20,000 bombs to destroy the Confederate forts, Jackson and Saint Philip. This allowed Farragut to sail past the forts and up the Mississippi to New Orleans. He also was instrumental in the Battle of Vicksburg...
Swift, Joseph, 1799-1882,
Joseph Swift was a Philadelphia, Pa. financier associated with Thomas Biddle. From the description of Diaries, 1942-1851. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122365033 ...
Metternich, Clemens Wenzel Lothar, Fürst von, 1773-1859
Prince Clemens von Metternich was born in 1773 in Koblenz, Germany. The son of a count of the Holy Roman Empire and a countess of Austria, Metternich became an influential Austrian politician and diplomat. His legacy is two-fold. He was seen by many of his contemporaries as a foe of freedom, but has come to be recognized in the 20th century as skilled diplomat, who was able to maintain peace throughout Europe during the 19th century. From the guide to the Clemens von Metternich Lette...
Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882
Written after Garibaldi left Rome following the collapse of the republic. From the description of Letter : to his troops, 1849 July / Garibaldi. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36947020 Giacomo Medici was sent ahead to Tuscany on February 2, 1848 to await the arrival of the Garibaldini. From the description of Letter : Montevideo, to General Giacomo Medici, Livorno, 1848 Feb. 20. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36963139 ...
Balch, Thomas Willing, 1866-1927
Thomas W. Balch, publicist, was born in Germany to American parents of Philadelphia origin. He was educated at Harvard and five years later received his LL.B. degree from the Univ. of Pennsylvania. He began his law practice in 1895, but devoted much of his energies to writing and activism. Balch wrote many books and articles on genealogy including, the Balch genealogical (1907). He also wrote on international arbitration. His Alasko-Canadian frontier (1902) explores the ...
Hall, Thomas F., 1841-1933
Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904
English explorer in Africa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Congo River, to Robert Newton, the British Vice-Consul at Luanda, Angola, while "advancing to the interior" on an exploring expedition, 1880 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574627 British explorer and author of THROUGH SOUTH AFRICA. From the description of Letter, 1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744855 British explorer. From the des...
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey was born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 1818. He barely knew his mother, who lived on a different plantation and died when he was a young child and never discovered the identity of his father. When he turned eight years old, his slaveowner hired him out to work as a body servant in Baltimore. At an early age, Frederick realized there was a connection between literacy and freedom. Not allowed to attend school, he taught himself to read and wr...
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...
Heilprin, Angelo, 1853-1907
Explorer and geologist. From the description of Letters of Angelo Heilprin, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450847 ...
Balch, Elise Willing, 1853-1931,
Binney, Horace, 1780-1875
Lawyer and U.S. representative from Pennyslvania. From the description of Horace Binney correspondence, 1812-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450670 American lawyer and legal writer. From the description of Horace Binney letters, 1828-1844. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936624 Horace Binney was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, elected to Congress in 1833. From the description of Letters to Rev. William Henry Furnes...
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...
Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987
Revised 1937. First performance of revised version by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, New York, April 7, 1938, John Barbirolli, conducting, the composer at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piano concerto no. 2 : in F♯ minor / Abram Chasins. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42693718 American pianist, composer, writer, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed and Typewritte...
Doran, Dr. (John), 1807-1878
Dr. John Doran (b. Mar. 11, 1807, London, England–d. Jan. 25 1878, Notting Hill, London) was an English writer and editor. After school, he was a tutor to George Murray, eldest son of James Murray, 1st Baron Glenlyon and then to Lord Rivers, and to the sons of Lord Harewood and of Lord Portman. He traveled the continent with his students and after giving up his last tutorship, Doran received his doctorate in philosophy at the University of Marburg in Prussia. He returned to London and began wr...
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Portrait painter and miniaturist, ethnographer, best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. From the description of George Catlin manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576696 George Catlin was an American artist. Catlin's mother had been captured by Indians. Catlin traveled the United States drawing the Indians he saw. He presented his work in a traveling gallery in cities in the U.S. Later he too...
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...
Rawle, William Henry, 1823-1889
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870
Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...
Margry, Pierre, 1818-1894
Historian. From the description of Index of documents pertaining to French exploration of the New World, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982797 French historian. From the description of Annotated copies of Guizot's De la démocratie en France and Margry's response : Paris, 1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79266125 From the description of Annotated copies of Guizot's De la démocratie en France and Margry's response : Paris, 1849. (Unknown). Wo...
McKinstry, J. (Justus), 1814-1897
Boyd, Ernest Augustus, 1887-1946
A portion of this correspondence is with Madeleine Boyd, wife of Ernest Boyd. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1919-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895933 Irish critic and essayist, editor of AMERICAN SPECTATOR, 1932. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Mr. B.F. Hart, 1932 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384138 ...
Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957
American drama critic, journalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1924-1955. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494186 ...
Burt, Maxwell Struthers, 1882-1954
American prose writer, poet, political activist, and rancher. From the description of Correspondence, 1931-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 86166534 [Maxwell] Struthers Burt (1882-1954), author, dude rancher, poet, was the patriarch of an American literary family. Burt married Katharine Newlin, whom he had met while studying at Oxford, in 1912. While living in Wyoming, both took up writing and both become very successful, penning s...
Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877
American educator and editor, co-editor of Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art from 1849-1851; founder and first editor of the Sunday School Times (1859-1871), and an influential writer in the Sunday-school movement; principal of several schools; and professor of rhetoric and English literature at the College of New Jersey (which later became Princeton University) from 1872-1874. From the description of John S. Hart letters, 1834-1877. (Cornell University Library). WorldCa...