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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 6 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 4 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 13: third visit to Europe (search)
instructors as doing the detailed work of instruction under this professor, and the lecturing was done entirely by him, occupying three hours a week, on the afternoons of Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. He was designated in the catalogue as Smith Professor of the French and Spanish languages and literature and Professor of Belles Lettres, whatever this last phrase may have been construed as including. He had also the supervision of his subordinates, the examination of written exercises, and t and it certainly is no cause for wonder that the following letters should have passed between him and the college authorities. [1839]. Gentlemen,—I respectfully beg leave to call your attention once more to the subject of my duties as Smith Professor in the University. You will recollect that when I entered upon my labors in the Department of Modern Languages, the special duties, which devolved upon me as Head of that Department, and Professor of Belles Lettres, were agreed upon by a Co
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 17: resignation of Professorship—to death of Mrs. Longfellow (search)
rosperity I shall always take the deepest interest. In dissolving a connection, which has lasted so long, and which has been to me a source of so much pleasure and advantage, permit me to express to you my grateful thanks for the confidence you have reposed in me, and the many marks of kindness and consideration which I have received at your hands. With best wishes for the College and for yourselves, I have the honor to be, Gentlemen, Your Obedient Servant Henry W. Longfellow, Smith Professor of French and Spanish, and Professor of Belles Lettres.Harvard College Papers [Ms.], 2d ser. XXI. 249. Cambridge, August 23, 1854. [to President Walker.] Nahant, Aug. 23, 1854. my dear Sir,—I inclose you the Letter of resignation we were speaking of yesterday. I have made it short, as better suited to College Records; and have said nothing of the regret, which I naturally feel on leaving you, for it hardly seems to me that I am leaving you; and little of my grateful acknowledgm