Tennyson, IN MEMORIAM. Lectures by Prof. Hiram Corson 1878

Tennyson, IN MEMORIAM. Lectures by Prof. Hiram Corson 1878

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TENNYSON, IN MEMORIAM. Lectures By PROF. HIRAM CORSON. Written in cursive by NANCY C. WOOD (1878).

 

Bibliography [TENNYSON, Alfred]


Blue book (HAND WRITTEN IN CURSIVE) that folds up from the top, with heavy gilt title & owner name (author) in gilt at bottom. Probable thesis on lectures by Prof. Hiram Corson, and title page has written: Lectures, Prof. Corson.

 

WIKIPEDIA: Hiram Corson was an American professor of literature. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He held a position in the library of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (1849-1856), was a lecturer on English literature in Philadelphia (1859-1865), and was professor of English at Girard College, Philadelphia (1865-1866), and in St. Johns College, Annapolis, Maryland (1866-1870). In 1870-1871 he was professor of rhetoric and oratory at Cornell University, where he was professor of Anglo-Saxon and English literature (1872-1886), of English literature and rhetoric (1886-1890), and from 1890 to 1903 (when he became professor emeritus) of English literature, a chair formed for him. His papers are held at Cornell University.

 

Thirty (unnumbered) pages total including yellow endpapers. Cover good overall with rubbing/cracks at outer hinges & secure inner binding. About

8-3/4 x 5-1/2. Rare one-off item concerning an important professor in American history.

 

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