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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 654 2 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 393 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 58 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 44 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 44 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.) 40 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 28 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 26 2 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 22 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 19 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fields, James Thomas 1817-1881 (search)
Fields, James Thomas 1817-1881 Publisher; born in Portsmouth, N. H., Dec. 31, 1817; was educated in his native place; went to Boston and became a clerk in a book-store in 1834. Soon after he reached his majority he became a partner in the publishing firm of Ticknor, Reed & Fields, of which he remained a member till 1870. After retiring from the publishing business Mr. Fields became a lecturer on literary subjects. His published works include a volume of Poems; A few verses for a few friends; Yesterdays with authors; Hawthorne; and In and out of doors with Charles Dickens. James Thomas fields. He was editor of the Atlantic monthly in 1862-70, and afterwards (with Edwin P. Whipple) edited the Family Library of English poetry. He died in Boston, April 24, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hart, Charles Henry 1847- (search)
Hart, Charles Henry 1847- Author; born in Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1847; graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1869. In 1893 he was appointed chairman of the committee on retrospective American art in the World's Fair exhibition. He is the author of Historical sketch of National medals; Gilbert Stuart's portraits of women; Portraits of Washington; Browere's life masks of Great Americans; and biographical works on Lincoln and Webster; Memoirs of William H. Prescott and George Ticknor.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ticknor, George 1791-1871 (search)
Ticknor, George 1791-1871 Author; born in Boston, Mass., Aug. 1, 1791; graduated at Dartmouth College in 1807; admitted to the bar in 1813, but turned his attention to literature; Professor of Modern Languages and Literature at Harvard College in 1819-35; an originator of the Boston Public Library, and chairman of its board of trustees in 1864-66. His publications include History of Spanish Literature; Outline of the principal events in the life of General Lafayette; Report of the board of visitors on the United States military Academy at West Point for 1826; Life of William Hickling Prescott, etc. He died in Boston, Mass., Jan. 26, 1871.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
House of Representatives, is sworn in......Dec. 12, 1870 Gen. Robert Schenck appointed minister to Great Britain......Dec. 22, 1870 Resolution authorizing a San Domingo commission approved (B. F. Wade, of Ohio; A. D. White, president of Cornell University, and S. G. Howe, of Massachusetts, named)......Jan. 12, 1871 Supreme Court decides the legal tender act of 1862 constitutional......Jan. 16, 1871 Statue of Lincoln in the rotunda of the Capitol unveiled......Jan. 25, 1871 George Ticknor, historian, born 1791, dies at Boston......Jan. 26, 1871 Act for a commission of fish and fisheries (Spencer F. Baird appointed)......Feb. 9, 1871 District of Columbia made a territorial government, by act......Feb. 21, 1871 Act for celebration of centennial of independence by an international exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876......March 3, 1871 Forty-first Congress adjourns......March 4, 1871 Forty-second Congress, first session, meets......March 4, 1871 Speaker of th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Whitney, James Lyman 1835- (search)
Whitney, James Lyman 1835- Librarian: born in Northampton, Mass., Nov. 28, 1835; graduated at Yale College in 1856; was chief of the catalogue department in the Yale library for many years and in that capacity edited the Ticknor catalogue of Spanish Literature and other similar publications. In 1899 he succeeded Herbert Putnam as librarian of the Boston Public Library.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Winthrop, Robert Charles 1809-1894 (search)
i et conservare non posse! And surely, most surely, I could not fail to invoke them to imitate and emulate the example of virtue and purity and patriotism, which the great founders of our colonies and of our nations had so abundantly left them. But could I stop there? Could I hold out to them, as the results of a long life of observation and experience, nothing but the principles and examples of great men? Who and what are great men? Woe to the country, said Metternich to our own Ticknor, forty years ago, whose condition and institutions no longer produce great men to manage its affairs. The wily Austrian applied his remark to England at that day; but his woe—if it be woe—would have a wider range in our time, and leave hardly any land unreached. Certainly we hear it nowadays, at every turn, that never before has there been so striking a disproportion between supply and demand, as at this moment, the world over, in the commodity of great men. But who, and what, are gr