Boston Public Library.
its History and Mr. Ticknors connection with it.
his great purpose to make it a free Library.
his perseverance on this Point.
popular division first provided.
Mr. Ticknor's visit to Europe for the interests of the Library,
subsequent attention and personal liberality to the higher departments of the collection.
For some time after the publication of his History of Spanish Literature, Mr. Ticknor did not take up any new or absorbing occupation, but, at the end of a little more than two years, he was asked—unexpectedly to him—to take part in a work which connected itself with plans and desires that had long been among his favorite speculations, and he soon became profoundly interested, and zealously active in promoting the organization of the Boston Public Library.
In the early period of his life, when he returned from Europe in 1819, after enjoying great advantages from the public libraries of the large cities an
note, 271, 289, 291, 361, 362 note, 402 note, 420, 445 note; letter to, 234; edits fourth edition of
History of Spanish Literature, 262 note.
Hillhouse, Mr., I. 14.
Hill, Lord, Arthur, I. 442.
Hobhouse, (Sir) John Cam, I. 165.
Hofwyl Scho, 364, 374, 382, 384
Spanish literature, passage on, in inaugural address, I. 320; lectures on, 325 and note.
Spanish Literature, History of, 11. 231, 243-262; notices of, 255, 256; editions of, 261, 262; translations, 254, 255, 260, 275, 418. , 225; journeys, 226-228; Manchester, Mass., 239, 268; journeys and Lake George, 277, 281, 289. 1840-49. History of Spanish Literature, 243-262. 1850.
Visit to Washington, 263, 264. 1852-67.
Connection with Boston Public Library, 299-320. 1856-57.; second visit to Europe, 400-411, II. 1-183; for ten years after his return home engaged in writing the History of Spanish Literature, 243-262, 244 note; correspondence, 187-242; political opinions, 185-187, 195; on prison discipline, 228, 229; on r