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Homer, The Odyssey (ed. Samuel Butler, Based on public domain edition, revised by Timothy Power and Gregory Nagy.) 14 0 Browse Search
Homer, Odyssey 12 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 3 3 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 3 3 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 2 2 Browse Search
Euripides, The Trojan Women (ed. E. P. Coleridge) 2 0 Browse Search
Plato, Hippias Major, Hippias Minor, Ion, Menexenus, Cleitophon, Timaeus, Critias, Minos, Epinomis 2 0 Browse Search
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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 2 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cornell University, (search)
Cornell University, A co-educational institution at Ithaca, N. Y. The buildings are on the eminence outside of the city, and nearly 400 feet above Cayuga Lake. It is an organic part of the educational system of the State; is under the supervision of the regents; and, having, accepted the bounty of Congress for the encouragement of agriculture, it teaches such branches as are related to agriculture and the mechanical arts, including other scientific studies and military tactics. At the end of the school year 1899 it had 284 professors and instructors, 2,543 students, twenty-two fellowships; 568 scholarships; 445,000 volumes in the library; grounds and buildings valued at $1,796,373; productive funds, $6,446,818; and income, $636,051. The president was Jacob D. Schurman, Ll.D.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 (search)
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Millspaugh, Charles Frederic 1854- (search)
Millspaugh, Charles Frederic 1854- Botanist; born in Ithaca, N. Y., June 20, 1854; graduated at New York Homoeopathic Medical College in 1881; appointed Professor of Botany in West Virginia University in 1891; Professor of Medical Botany in the Chicago Homoeopathic Medical College in 1897; lecturer on botany in the University of Chicago in 1895. In the interest of botanical science he has made explorations in the West Indies, Mexico, and Brazil. He is the author of Weeds of West Virginia, Flora of West Virginia, American Medical plants, Flora of Yucatan, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sage, Henry William 1814-1897 (search)
Sage, Henry William 1814-1897 Philanthropist; born in Middletown, Conn., Jan. 31, 1814; acquired a large fortune in the lumber trade, and will be remembered best for his benefactions to Cornell University. He was elected one of the trustees in 1870, and from 1875 till his death president of the board. His gifts to Cornell include the Sage College for Women, cost $266,000; the Sage School of Philosophy, $200,000; University Library Building, $260,000; and endowment, $300,000; the Susan E. Linn Sage chair of philosophy and home for the Sage professors of philosophy, $61,000; the Sage Chapel; and the Museum of Classical Archaeology. His various gifts aggregated about $1,250,000 in value. He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 17, 1897. After his death his sons, Dean Sage, of Albany, and William H. Sage, of Ithaca, presented the university, for a student's hospital, the Sage mansion, valued at $80,000, a full equipment, and an endowment of $100,000.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Schuyler, Eugene 1840-1890 (search)
Schuyler, Eugene 1840-1890 Diplomatist; born in Ithaca, N. Y., Feb. 26, 1840; graduated at Yale College in 1859, and at the Columbia Law School in 1863; engaged in practice in 1863-66; was United States consul at Moscow in 1866-69; at Reval in 1869-70; secretary of the United States legation at St. Petersburg in 1870-76; at Constantinople in 1876-78; charge d'affaires at Bucharest in 1880-82; minister to Greece, Servia, and Rumania in 1882-84; and consul-general at Cairo from 1889 till his death. He contributed to magazines and wrote American diplomacy. He died in Cairo, Egypt, July 18, 1890.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tyler, Moses Coit 1835- (search)
Tyler, Moses Coit 1835- Clergyman; born in Griswold, Conn., Aug. 2, 1835; graduated at Yale College in 1857; studied theology at Yale and Andover; Professor of English at the University of Michigan in 1867-81; ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1883; Professor of American History at Cornell University from 1881 till his death. His publications include History of American Literature during the colonial period; Manual of English Literature; Life of Patrick Henry; Three men of letters; The literary history of the American Revolution; and Glimpses of England, social, political, and literary. He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 28, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
urch......Aug. 28, 1874 Headquarters of the United States army removed to St. Louis......Oct. 1, 1874 Lincoln monument at Springfield, Ill., dedicated......Oct. 15, 1874 National Woman's Christian Temperance Union organized at Cleveland, O.......Nov. 19, 1874 Second session opens......Dec. 7, 1874 President's message received......Dec. 7, 1874 Race riot at Vicksburg, Miss.; seventy-five negroes killed......Dec. 7, 1874 Death of Hon. Ezra Cornell, born 1807, occurs at Ithaca, N. Y.......Dec. 9, 1874 Official reception given King Kalakaua, of the Hawaiian Islands, by Congress......Dec. 18, 1874 President by proclamation orders turbulent and disorderly gatherings in Mississippi to disperse......Dec. 21, 1874 Gerrit Smith, philanthropist, born 1797, dies at New York City......Dec. 28, 1874 Senator Sherman's bill for resumption of specie payment, Jan. 1, 1879, approved, with special message......Jan. 14, 1875 President calls the Senate for March 5......F