Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909
- Existence: 1835 - 1909
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924), was an American classical scholar. This collection spans the years 1847 to 1925 and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished writings, books and offprints, addresses, translations, students seminary papers, and index cards with citations for the Syntax of Classical Greek.
Scope and Contents note The papers document Gilman's wide-ranging interests especially his travels in Europe and work as attaché in St. Petersburg (1854-1855), his years (1855-1858) at Yale, and his presidencies of the University of California (1872-1875) and the Johns Hopkins University (1876-1902)Gilman's correspondence contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. The collection includes a large number of photographs of Gilman's...