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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 154 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 33 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 24 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 22 2 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 14 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 12 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 6 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Agassiz, Louis John Rudolph, 1807-1873 (search)
Agassiz, Louis John Rudolph, 1807-1873 Naturalist; born in Motier parish, near Neuchatel, Switzerland, May 28. 1807. He was of Huguenot descent, was thoroughly educated at Heidelberg and Munich, and received the honorary degree of Ph.D. He prosecuted his studies in natural history in Paris, where Cuvier offered him his collection for the purpose. The liberality of Humboldt enabled him to publish his great work (1834-44) on Fossil fishes, in 5 volumes, with an atlas. He arrived in Boston in 1846, and lectured there Louis Agassiz. on the Animal Kingdom and on Glaciers. In the summer of 1847 the superintendent of the Coast Survey tendered him the facilities of that service for a continuance of his scientific investigations. Professor Agassiz settled in Cambridge, and was made Professor of Zoology and Geology of the Lawrence Scientific School at its foundation in 1848. That year he made. with some of his pupils, a scientific exploration of the shores of Lake Superior. He aft
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Expositions, industrial. (search)
ity. The United States stands alone in maintaining four permanent expositions: one in the former Art Palace of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, now known as the Field Columbian Museum; another in the former Memorial Hall of the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia; and two, known as Commercial Museums, in Philadelphia. The following is a list of the principal industrial expositions of the world, to nearly all of which the United States has been a large contributor: London, 1851; Cork, 1852; New York, New Brunswick, Madras, and Dublin, each 1853; Munich, 1854; Paris, 1855; Edinburgh and Manchester, each 1857; London, 1862; Paris, 1867; Vienna, 1873; Philadelphia, 1876; Paris, 1878; Atlanta, 1881; Louisville, 1883; New Orleans, 1884-85; Paris, 1889; Chicago, 1893; Atlanta, 1895; Nashville, 1897; Omaha, 1898; Omaha and Philadelphia, each 1899; Paris, 1900; Buffalo and Glasgow, each 1901. For details of the most noteworthy of these expositions, see their respective titles.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kaufman, Theodore 1814- (search)
Kaufman, Theodore 1814- Artist; born in Nelsen, Hanover, Dec. 18, 1814; studied painting in Munich and Hamburg; came to the United States in 1855, and served during the Civil War in the National army. Later he settled in Boston. His works include General Sherman near the Watchfire; On to liberty; A Pacific Railway train attacked by Indians; Slaves seeking shelter under the flag of the Union; Admiral Farragut entering Harbor through torpedoes; and Farragut in the rigging.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Leland, Charles Godfrey 1824- (search)
Leland, Charles Godfrey 1824- Author; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 15, 1824; graduated at Princeton in 1845; took advanced courses at the universities of Heidelberg, Munich, and Paris; and, returning to the United States, was admitted to the bar, and practised in Philadelphia till 1853. He then entered journalism, and was at different times an editor on the New York Times; Philadelphia Evening bulletin; Vanity fair; Philadelphia Press; Knickerbocker magazine; and Continental magazine. During 1869-80 he lived in London. Returning to the United States, he was the first to establish industrial education, based on the minor arts, as a branch of public school teaching. Later his system spread to England, Austria-Hungary, and other countries. He discovered the Shelta language, which was spoken by the Celtic tinkers, and was the famous lost language of the Irish bards, and his discovery was verified by Kuno Meyer, from manuscripts 1,000 years old. His publications include Hans B
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McCracken, William Denison 1864- (search)
McCracken, William Denison 1864- Author; born in Munich, Germany, Feb. 12. 1864, of American parents; graduated at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., in 1885. He is the author of The rise of the Swiss republic: Swiss Solutions of American problems; Little Idyls of the Big world, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), MacMONNIESonnies, Frederick William 1863- (search)
MacMONNIESonnies, Frederick William 1863- Sculptor: born in Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 30, 1863; received a common school education; entered the studio of Augustus St. Gaudens in 1880: studied for four years in the life classes of the Academy of Design and Art Students' League, and completed his art education abroad, studying in Munich in the atelier of Falguiere; in the École des Beaux Arts, in Paris, and in the private studio of Antonin Mereie: received the prix d'atelier, the highest prize open to foreigners; opened a, studio of his own in Paris; and in 1896 received the Cross of the Legion of Honor. His principal works are the famous statue of Bacchante, which he gave to C. F. McKim, who in 1897 presented it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City; the fountain at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago; the statue of Nathan Hale, in City Hall Park, New York: Fame, at West Point; Diana: Pan of Rohallion: the quadriga for the Brooklyn Memorial Arch; the two bronze e
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count 1753-1852 (search)
f the war, he was knighted, and in 1784 entered the service of the Elector of Bavaria as aide-de-camp and chamberlain. To that prince he was of infinite service in reorganizing the army and introducing many needed reforms. He greatly beautified Munich by converting an old huntingground into a handsome garden or park, and the grateful citizens afterwards erected a fine monument to his honor. Thompson was successively raised to the rank of major-general in the army, member of the council of se again visited England, and returning to Bavaria in 1796, when that country was threatened by the war between France and Germany, he was appointed head of the council of regency during the absence of the elector, and maintained the neutrality of Munich. For this service honors were bestowed upon him, and he was made superintendent of the police of the electorate. At the end of two years he went back to England. The Bavarian government wished him to be its minister, but the English governmen
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Schlaginweit, Robert 1833-1885 (search)
Schlaginweit, Robert 1833-1885 Traveller; born in Munich, Bavaria, Oct. 27, 1833; a brother of Hermann and Adolf, noted for their geological exploration of India in 1854-57, in which he participated. He travelled extensively in North America; lectured in English and German in the large cities of the United States; and published The Pacific Railroad in North America; California; and The Mormons. He died in Giessen, Hesse-Darmstadt, June 6, 1885.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spiritualism, or spiritism, (search)
roup of debatable phenomena known as mesmeric, hypnotic, psychic, and spiritualistic. Reports of a large number of varied and careful experiments in induced telepathic communication are published in their Proceedings; branches of this society have been established elsewhere, notably in the United States. In this connection also an international congress of experimental psychology has been formed: First meetings held in Paris, 1889; second, at University College, London, 1893; the third at Munich in 1896. In a report of this congress, 1893, it was stated that in a census of hallucinations undertaken by 410 members of the congress, 17,000 answers were obtained from Great Britain, France, America, Germany, etc., to the question, Have you ever, while in good health and believing yourself to be awake, seen the figure of a person or animated object, or heard a voice which was not in your view referable to any external physical cause? The answers in the negative numbered 15,311, and thos
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Treaties. (search)
Convention of ExtraditionWashingtonJuly 3, 1856 Austria-Hungary: Convention of Rights of consulsWashingtonJuly 11, 1870 Convention of NaturalizationViennaSept. 20, 1870 Convention of Trade-marksViennaNov. 25, 1871 Baden: Convention of ExtraditionBerlinJan. 30, 1857 Treaty of NaturalizationCarlsruheJuly 19, 1868 Bavaria: Convention of Abolishing droit d'aubaine and taxes on emigrationBerlinJan. 21, 1845 Convention of ExtraditionLondonSept. 12, 1853 Treaty of Citizenship of emigrantsMunichMay 26, 1868 Belgium: Treaty of Commerce and navigationBrusselsNov. 10, 1845 Convention of Peace, amity, commerce, etcWashingtonJuly 17, 1858 Convention of Completing treaty of 1858BrusselsMay 20, 1863 Treaty of To extinguish Scheldt duesBrusselsJuly 20, 1863 Convention of NaturalizationBrusselsNov. 16, 1868 Convention of Trade-marksBrusselsDec. 20, 1868 Convention of ExtraditionWashingtonMar. 19, 1874 Treaty of Commerce and navigationWashingtonMar. 8, 1875 Convention of Consular ri
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