Browsing named entities in Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899. You can also browse the collection for George or search for George in all documents.

Your search returned 8 results in 2 document sections:

Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 18: certain clubs (search)
igned to say that this club made it possible to be sensible even at Newport and during the summer. The names of a few persons show what we aimed at, and how far we succeeded. We had scientific lectures from Professor Rogers, Professor Alexander Agassiz, Dr. Weir Mitchell, and others. Maria Mitchell, professor of astronomy at Vassar College, gave us a lecture on Saturn. Miss Kate Hillard spoke to us several times. Professor Thomas Davidson unfolded for us the philosophy of Aristotle. Rev. George E. Ellis gave us a lecture on the Indians of Rhode Island, and another on Bishop Berkeley. Professor Bailey of Providence spoke on insectivorous plants, and on one occasion we enjoyed in his company a club picnic at Paradise, after which the wild flowers in that immediate vicinity were gathered and explained. Colonel Higginson ministered to our instruction and entertainment, and once unbent so far as to act with me and some others in a set of charades. The historian George Bancroft was
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
's, 184. Botta, Prof., speaks on Aristotle, 408. Boutwell, Gov. George S., attends Mrs. Howe's lecture in Washington, 309. Bowery The, 22; in Rome, 131,132; his Constitution of Man, 133. Combe, Mrs. George (Cecilia Siddons), anecdote of, 132. Commonwealth, The 252. ans exposition, 395; goes abroad with her mother, 410. Ellis, Rev. George E., lectures on the Rhode Island Indians, 407. Elssler, Fannyts of America, 5. Grote, George, the historian, 93. Grote, Mrs. George (Harriet Lewin), somewhat grotesque, 93. Guizot, M., prime mi206. Landseer, Sir, Edwin, at the Rogers dinner, 99. Lane, Prof. George M., 402. Lansdowne, Marquis of, his courtesy to the Howes, 10s, 228; sees the Howes and Parkers off for Cuba, 231. Ripley, Mrs. George (Sophia Dana), 296. Ripley, Mary, speaks at the woman's congramuel (Medora Grimes), married, 69. Ward, William, 19. Waring, Col. George E., 404. Washington, Samuel Ward in, 72; Charles Sumner's res