Goodwin, William Watson, 1831-1912
- Existence: 1831 - 1912
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924), was a "classicist and Confederate apologist" (David Lupher and Elizabeth Vandiver, "Yankee She-Men and Octoroon Electra: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve on Slavery, Race, and Abolition," 320), and one of the first faculty members hired at the founding of Johns Hopkins University in 1876. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished...
Dates: 1820-1953; Majority of material found in 1847-1924
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...