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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McKim, Charles Follen 1847- (search)
McKim, Charles Follen 1847- Architect; born in Chester county, Pa., Aug. 24, 1847; studied at the Harvard Scientific School in. 1866-67, and then took the three years course in architecture at the. École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Returning to the United States, he became a partner of William R. Mead and Stanford White in New York. This firm soon made a notable advance in architectural construction, and have planned a number of the most attractive buildings in the country, including the new Public Library in Boston, Madison Square Garden, and the building of the American Safe Deposit Company in New York City, residences and summer cottages, music-halls and casinos, and a number of club-houses and churches
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), White, Stanford 1853- (search)
White, Stanford 1853- Architect; born in New York, Nov. 9, 1853; educated at the University of the City of New York; studied architecture; was chief assistant of the late Henry H. Richardson in the construction of Trinity Church, Boston; and since 1881 has been a member of the firm of McKim, Mead & White, in New York City. He designed Madison Square Garden. the new University of the City of New York, the Washington Centennial Arch in New York City, the University of Virginia; and the ped in New York, Nov. 9, 1853; educated at the University of the City of New York; studied architecture; was chief assistant of the late Henry H. Richardson in the construction of Trinity Church, Boston; and since 1881 has been a member of the firm of McKim, Mead & White, in New York City. He designed Madison Square Garden. the new University of the City of New York, the Washington Centennial Arch in New York City, the University of Virginia; and the pedestals of St. Gaudens's principal statues.
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
tor of the new periodical known as Scribner's monthly. When his chief, Dr. J. G. Holland, died in 1881, Gilder assumed control of the Century, as it was now called, giving it unsparingly his best energy for more than a quarter of a century. Partly through his own interests, partly through his wife's (Helena de Kay's) association with fellow painters, he found himself surrounded by friends of a type very different from those of the Bohemians and squires of poesy—La Farge, Saint-Gaudens, Stanford White, Joseph Jefferson, Madame Modjeska, and, in the summers on Cape Cod, President Cleveland. Again, unlike the earlier members of the New York group, he became an ardent and enlightened humanitarian and publicist, serving the cause of good government in city and nation. That I am drawn into too many things, he wrote in a letter, is perhaps true. He was right; both his health and his work, in various fields, were impaired. In another letter he refers to his insufficient but irrepressibl
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
209 What is man? 20 What is vital in Christianity? 417 What Maisie knew, 106 What social classes owe to each other, 440 Wheeler, George M., 158 Wheelock, Eleazar, 393 When Johnny comes marching home, 497 When Knighthood was in flower, 91, 288 When the Frost is on the Punkin, 61 Where does the Sky begin? 218 Whewell, 228, 234 Whipple, Edwin Percy, 125, 126 White, Andrew D., 177, 354 White, Horace, 358, 440 White, James, 157 White, R. G., 473-74, 475, 482 White, Stanford, 48 White Jacket, 156 White World, the, 169 Whither, 204, 204 n. Whiting, 348 Whitman, Walter, 17, 50, 52, 53, 65, 117, 137, 304, 569, 570 Whitney, Asa, 146 Whitney, Eli, 453 Whitney, Josiah, 467, 470, 475 Whitney, Thomas R., 345 Whitney, William Dwight, 461, 462, 464. 467-70, 475, 477 Whittaker, Frederick, 160 Whittaker, Thomas, 264 n. Whittier, 38, 47, 72, 113, 305, 306, 500, 549 Whoopee-Ti-Yi-Yo, Git along little Dogies, 515 Who wrote the Bible? 217