Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924
- Existence: 1831 - 1924
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1 
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...
Overview On May 31, 1877, at the behest of President Daniel Coit Gilman, Basil Gildersleeve, the first full professor of the Johns Hopkins University, organized the Johns Hopkins Philological Association, for the purpose of "that mutual and informal interchange of opinion ... which is so confessedly essential to the development of the true scholar." The records of the Johns Hopkins Philological Association consist of five bound volumes documenting early seminars and meetings of the department, as well...