Papers, 1843-1918.

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Morris, George Perry,. Papers, 1843-1918.

Papers, 1843-1918.

Letters to Morris, and to others associated with the Twentieth Century Club in Boston; autograph letters, verse, and quotations collected by Morris; letters (1885-1890) sent to Edwin Dudley of Citizens Law and Order League of the United States; letters (1892-1893) to Frederick Perry Noble as secretary of Committee on an African Ethnological Congress, which met at the Chicago Columbian Exposition, 1893; Morris's journal (1905-1906) concerning the protest over solicitation of funds from John D. Rockefeller by American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions of the Congregational Church; and 20 scrapbooks (1884-1916), including notes on interviews conducted, and lectures and sermons heard by Morris. Other persons represented include E.W.S. Hammond, Albert Bushnell Hart, John Hay, George T. Hoar, Mark Hopkins, William Dean Howells, Charles Evan Hughes, Annie F. Johnston, Helen Keller, Philander Chase Knox, Fritz Kreisler, Lucy Larcom, Robert Todd Lincoln, Walter Lippmann, Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), John D. Long, Amy Lowell, Edwin D. Mead, Dwight L. Moody, Levi P. Morton, Thomas Thornton Munger, Thomas Nelson Page, Francis Peabody, Edward L. Pierce, Roscoe Pound, Josiah Quincy, Jeanette Rankin, Clinton Scollard, Harriet E.P. Spofford, James Tanner, Frank W. Taussig, Albion W. Tourgee, Henry I Van Dyke, Jr., John Charles Van Dyke, John H. Vincent, Lew Wallace, Booker T. Washington, Francis Wyland, Everett P. Wheeler, John Greenleaf Whittier, Albert E. Winship, Robert E. Winthrop, and Frank G. Woodworth.

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925

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Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform Association. Other organizations he supported were the Citizens Union, the Committee of Seventy, the Reform Club, and the Man Suffrage Association. From the guide to the Everett P. Wheeler papers, 1868-1925, (The New York Public Library. Manus...

Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

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Lawyer and public official. From the description of Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632215 Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) was an attorney and politician from southwest Pennsylvania. Knox served as U.S. Attorney General (1901-1904), U.S. Senator (1904-1909, 1917-1921), and as Secretary of State (1909-1913) under William Howard Taft. From the description of Philander C. Knox letter to N.B. Billingsley, 1882 M...

Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909

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Gilder authored the book, THE NEW DAY, A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS... (New York : Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876) in which this is tipped in. It contains the bookplate of Brainerd. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Ira Hutchinson Brainerd, [1876?] Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398276 Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly...

Dudley, Edwin, active 1885-1890

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Tanner, James, 1844-1927

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Tanner served as a corporal in Company C, 87th New York Infantry from September 1861 until he was wounded in both legs at the Battle of 2nd Manassas (August 1862) and had to have them amputated. He learned shorthand and, as a result, took testimony from the witnesses to Abraham Lincoln's assassination (April 14-15, 1865). After the war he became a lawyer and held a number of appointive offices. From the description of Reminiscence, ca. 1909. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). Wo...

Munger, Theodore Thornton, 1830-1910

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Congregational clergyman and author. From the description of Theodore T. Munger letter [manuscript], 1887 April 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 537512406 Theodore Thornton Munger: ordained in 1856, and served in Dorchester, Mass., until 1860; from 1864-1869 served in Haverhill, Mass., then resigned due to conflicts over his liberal theology; from 1869-1871 served in Providence, R. I., and from 1872-1875 in Lawrence, Mass.; moved to San Jose, Cal., in 1875; f...

Wahland, Francis, 1796-1865.

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Kreisler, Fritz

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Originally composed for violin and piano. Attributed by Kreisler to Pugnani when first published by Carl Fischer in 1910. This transcription 1919.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Praeludium und Allegro / A. Pugnani- F. Kreisler. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596205 Fritz Kreisler (b. Feb. 2, 1875, in Vienna; d. Jan. 29, 1962, in New York) was a violinist and composer. From the description of Fritz Kreisler colle...

Vincent, John Heyl, 1832-1920

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Methodist bishop and founder of the Chautauqua Assembly. From the description of John Heyl Vincent correspondence, 1876 March 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981275 Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1888-1920. From the description of John Heyl Vincent papers, 1798-1956, bulk 1860-1920. (Southern Methodist University). WorldCat record id: 667267180 The Rev. John Heyl Vincent, S.T.D., LL. D. (1832-1920), was a noted minister, auth...

Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921

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American poet and writer of fiction. From the description of Evanescence : Texas, to Mr. Gladwin : poem in autograph, signed, sent with a letter signed (initials), 1881 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580777 From the description of High days and holidays : poem in the author's autograph, signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580825 Spofford was born in Calais, Maine; she was educated in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. With encouragement from T...

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...

Eaton, John, 1829-1906

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A New Hampshire native, Colonel Eaton was the General Superintendent of Freedmen for Mississippi, Arkansas, West Tennessee and Northern Louisiana from 1862 - 1865. Eaton served with the 9th Regiment Louisiana Infantry (African Descent) and recruited men for the 7th Regiment Louisiana Infantry (African Descent). From the description of John Eaton letter, 1864 Jan. 30. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265753858 Union Army chaplain; Tennessee Superintendent of ...

Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894), of Boston, Mass., was a U.S. Representative, 1840-1850, Speaker of the House, 1847-1849, and U.S. Senator, 1850-1851. He was a descendant of Gov. John Winthrop (1587-1649) and an attorney, lecturer, and president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of Letters, 1843-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207181863 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and ...