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Russia (Russia) (search for this): chapter 1
rious articles are John H. Hooper, Moses Whitcher Mann, Herbert A. Weitz, Helen Tilden Wild, Mrs. M. Susan Goodale, Charles E. Bacon, Elizabeth J. Joyce, George S. Delano, Irving Farnum, Mortimer E. Wilber, Allston P. Joyce and others. A copy of the costliest book in the world is owned by the library, one hundred of which were made for distribution only, at the cost of one thousand dollars each. Other copies were sent to the King of England, the Queen of Holland, the Emperors of Germany, Russia, China and Japan, and to famous museums and libraries in different parts of the world. This book describes and illustrates the marvellous collection of jade, giving a chronology of the mineral's life and history, that Reginald Heber Bishop, a native of Medford, presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. George Savary Wasson, son of David Atwood Wasson, is the author of three volumes of short stories, Cap'n Simeon's Store, published in 1903; The Green Shay, in 1905; and
Canada (Canada) (search for this): chapter 1
aid to be the most complete work of its kind in existence, a forerunner of the modern nature books, taught one of the public schools of Medford for several years. Lorin Low Dame, whose quickening power guided the high school for twenty-seven years, spent his leisure in adding to the world's knowledge of flowers and trees. The Flora of Middlesex County, Typical Elms and Other Trees of Massachusetts and the Hand-book of the Trees of New England, with Ranges throughout the United States and Canada, are valuable monuments to his exact observation and industry. Elizabeth Gleason Bigelow, a pupil, made many careful drawings to illustrate the Hand-book of Trees. Rosewell B. Lawrence has written a complete handbook of the Middlesex Fells, with maps; and a series of letters of travel, Egypt and the Holy Land. The Rev. Bradley Gilman, a high school graduate of 1875, now a Unitarian clergyman, is the author of From a Parsonage Porch, Back to the Soil, Roland Carnaquay, and juvenile st
Quebec (Canada) (search for this): chapter 1
ain for the long voyage around Cape Horn, and reached home with five additional dollars in his pocket. The journal of this One Thousand Mile Walk Across South America is of thrilling interest, and filled with geographical and ethnological data and descriptions of the flora and fauna of the countries he traversed. His interest in natural history was the incentive for making this unusual journey, and he brought home with him a rare collection. He also wrote the Voyage of a Paper Canoe, from Quebec to New Orleans, via the Hudson River and Atlantic Waterways, and Four Months in a Sneak Box, both records of personal experience. In 1853 a volume of short stories, essays and poems by Louise J. Cutter were collected and published after her early death and named Cypress Leaves. Elizabeth M. Hall compiled a book on Practical American Cookery and Domestic Economy that would repay study, even in the changed conditions since 1856. Elizur Wright, a man of words as well as deeds, transla
Mexico (Mexico, Mexico) (search for this): chapter 1
t, The Child at Play; the second, Child Life in Tale and Fable; third, Child Life in Many Lands; the fourth and fifth, Child Life in Literature. The selections are chosen from the best literature in an original manner, and the workmanship is excellent. Play Time, Story-book Friends, Wide-awake Primer and First Reader, Polly and Dolly, are other books for young readers by the same authors. In collaboration with Mrs. Julia Dalrymple, Mrs. Macdonald has written Kathleen in Ireland, Manuel in Mexico, Rafael in Italy, and Une San in Japan. Mrs. Dalrymple is the author of two delightful books for children, Make-believe Boys and Little Me Too. Mabel Priest Rust is joint compiler of Song Echoes from Child Land, for use in the kindergarten. Freeman Clarke Coffin, engineer, wrote a scientific work, Graphical Solution of Hydraulic Problems, but his real words lie deep in the hearts of his workmen and friends. George T. Sampson has a pamphlet on Railroad Organization. John C. Rand
Concord (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
ly in New England. Henry Grosvenor Cary wrote The Cary Family in England and the Cary Family in America. Thomas Brooks compiled the family record of Jonathan and Elizabeth Brooks. The writings of Frank Preston Stearns cover a wide range of subjects—art, literature, criticism, biography, political science. In 1888 he edited a book on John Brown, by Herman von Holtz, for which he was singularly fitted through his personal knowledge of John Brown. In 1895 he published Sketches from Concord and Appledore, and in 1905 Cambridge Sketches, both intimate biographies of famous men. In 1892 appeared Real and Ideal in Literature, and in 1897 Modern English Prose Writers. He also wrote Four Great Venetians and the Midsummer of Italian Art; a Life of Otto von Bismarck; Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne; the Life and Public Services of George Luther Stearns, his distinguished father; and True Republicanism. Miss Annie H. Ryder, who has conducted a private school in Medford for
Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
n the subject, caused the normal school system to be adopted in Massachusetts. Mr. Brooks also wrote, by request of the citizens, The Torn Rev. Elias Nason published several biographies, a gazetteer of Massachusetts, and edited a hymn book. The Rev. E. C. Towne printed many o The Flora of Middlesex County, Typical Elms and Other Trees of Massachusetts and the Hand-book of the Trees of New England, with Ranges throwhich are in print. Of his inaugural address, when governor of Massachusetts, President Monroe said, I am willing to take the principles of of the Essex Gazette, New England Chronicle, Salem Gazette, and Massachusetts Gazette, 1768-1807. Edward Brooks was a contributor to the the author of Quakers in New England, 1870; Quaker Invasion of Massachusetts, 1883; Pioneer Quakers in Massachusetts, 1887. Mrs. Anna DavMassachusetts, 1887. Mrs. Anna Davis Hallowell edited the Life and Letters of James and Lucretia Mott, 1884. John Ward Dean, whose long and valuable services as librarian o
Brockton (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
hs on ferns, on which subject he was a recognized authority. He delivered a lecture with lantern slides, on the Middlesex Fells many times for the benefit of the Fells, and poems and essays of his are to be found in periodicals. Mrs. Josephine L. Richards made herself an authority on native wild flowers and ferns, and described them so graphically in Wild Flowers and Ferns, 1893, that the reader could discern them for himself. Mrs. Etta Austin Macdonald, at one time superintendent of Brockton schools, and her sister, Miss Mary Frances Blaisdell, have issued an instructive set of school readers for young children, the first, The Child at Play; the second, Child Life in Tale and Fable; third, Child Life in Many Lands; the fourth and fifth, Child Life in Literature. The selections are chosen from the best literature in an original manner, and the workmanship is excellent. Play Time, Story-book Friends, Wide-awake Primer and First Reader, Polly and Dolly, are other books for young
Elizabeth Brook (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
ants. James Madison Usher published the History of Medford, by the Rev. Charles Brooks, in 1855, and revised and enlarged it afterwards up to the year 1886. Edward Preston Usher wrote The Church's Attitude Towards Truth, 1907, and a memorial sketch of Roland Greene Usher, to which is added a genealogy of the Usher family in New England. Henry Grosvenor Cary wrote The Cary Family in England and the Cary Family in America. Thomas Brooks compiled the family record of Jonathan and Elizabeth Brooks. The writings of Frank Preston Stearns cover a wide range of subjects—art, literature, criticism, biography, political science. In 1888 he edited a book on John Brown, by Herman von Holtz, for which he was singularly fitted through his personal knowledge of John Brown. In 1895 he published Sketches from Concord and Appledore, and in 1905 Cambridge Sketches, both intimate biographies of famous men. In 1892 appeared Real and Ideal in Literature, and in 1897 Modern English Prose Writ
Petersburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
empty hearts must sadly greet Their own love songs on happier lover's tongue! As some rare fabrics are in darkness wrought Lest light should mar the dainty web, so, too, The poet, with a golden thread of thought, Weaves in the shade his fancies fine and true. So from his sorrow is your pleasure brought, The joy he hath not doth he give to you! Susan Marr Spalding. Catherine Wilder Fellowes Paradise wrote juvenile literature for periodicals. Little Theocritus, a poem, is reprinted in Stedman's Anthology of American Poetry, and On a Volume of Dante, is included in Higginson's American Sonnets. Little Theocritus. Ye white Sicilian goats, who wander all About the slopes of this wild mountain pass, Take heed your horny footsteps do not fall Upon the baby dreamer in the grass. Let him lie there, half waking, and rejoice In the safe shelter of his resting place, In hearing of his shepherd father's voice, In reach of fruity clusters o'er his face. Look up, sweet baby eyes, look
China (China) (search for this): chapter 1
ticles are John H. Hooper, Moses Whitcher Mann, Herbert A. Weitz, Helen Tilden Wild, Mrs. M. Susan Goodale, Charles E. Bacon, Elizabeth J. Joyce, George S. Delano, Irving Farnum, Mortimer E. Wilber, Allston P. Joyce and others. A copy of the costliest book in the world is owned by the library, one hundred of which were made for distribution only, at the cost of one thousand dollars each. Other copies were sent to the King of England, the Queen of Holland, the Emperors of Germany, Russia, China and Japan, and to famous museums and libraries in different parts of the world. This book describes and illustrates the marvellous collection of jade, giving a chronology of the mineral's life and history, that Reginald Heber Bishop, a native of Medford, presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. George Savary Wasson, son of David Atwood Wasson, is the author of three volumes of short stories, Cap'n Simeon's Store, published in 1903; The Green Shay, in 1905; and Home f
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