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Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1820-04-27 - 1903-12-08

Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and classical liberal political theorist.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

George Eliot and George Henry Lewes collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 963
Overview: The collection includes correspondence by, to and about George Eliot and George Henry Lewes. There are four journals, one diary, several notebooks with notes for a projected novel, quotes, poetry, and early school essays all belonging to George Eliot, accompanied by reviews and scripts of dramatizations of Daniel Deronda in the 1920s and 1970s. With three journals, nine diaries, and notebooks with research notes belonging to George Henry Lewes, accompanied by...
Dates: 1834-1981

Havelock Ellis papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 195
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts on literary and psychological subjects, particularly on the question of sex. Important correspondents are Thomas Hardy, William James, Leo Tolstoy, Amy Lowell Rockwell Kent, Bertrand Russell, Herbert Spencer, Upton Sinclair, Rebecca West and Sigmund Freud. There are only a few outgoing letters from Havelock Ellis. The bulk of the papers consists of manuscripts by Ellis, of which the longest is "My Confessions". This work is made up of seventy short pieces, each...
Dates: 1871-1939

Thomas Hodgskin papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 575
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, lectures, and other papers of Thomas Hodgskin. Of particular interest is a group of letters between Hodgskin and Francis Place which give a detailed account of Hodgskin's experiences and reflections while travelling through Europe. Also included are some papers of a personal and family nature.
Dates: 1802-1903

Letter : Brighton, to Grant Allen, [1885?] Dec 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 49, Folder: GROUP 1653, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: LS written in the hand of an amanuensis and signed by Spencer.
Dates: [1885?] Dec 4

Letter : London, to Charles Bray, 1873 Mar 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 49, Folder: GROUP 1653, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: LS written in the hand of an amanuensis and signed by Spencer.
Dates: 1873 Mar 10

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

Bronislaw Malinowski papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 19
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of writings and lectures, fieldwork notebooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers of Bronislaw Malinowski, cultural anthropologist, teacher, and author. These materials reflect in some detail various aspects of Malinowski's research and other professional work in the areas of cultural anthropology and ethnobiology as well as his professional and personal associations with anthropologists, psychologists, and sociologists in Europe, Asia,...
Dates: 1869-1946, bulk 1914-1939

Othniel Charles Marsh papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 343
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school notes, and other papers of O.C. Marsh, scientist and first professor of paleontology at Yale and in the United States. Of special interest is the rather extensive correspondence Marsh carried on with many prominent scientists of his time; included are letters from Charles Darwin, Leonard and Thomas Huxley, Simon Newcomb, and Benjamin Silliman Sr. and Jr. Also included are materials relating to Marsh's education at Andover, Yale,...
Dates: 1817-1899

John Stuart Mill papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 350
Overview: Chiefly correspondence, to or from Mill. Of the 237 letters by Mill, 131 are to his wife, Harriet Hardy Taylor Mill. Twenty-four letters are from Helen Taylor, Mrs. Mill's daughter. In addition there are two volumes with drafts of letters by Mill written between 1851 and 1858 to a variety of recipients. Notable correspondents in the collection are John Austin, Jeremy Bentham, Augustus De Morgan, Isabella Beecher Hooker, George Grote, John Sterling and Edward Livingston Youmans. Other manuscript...
Dates: 1812-1888

Photograph captioned "Herbert Spencer [and] his Father", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 49, Folder: GROUP 1653, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Inscribed "Emma Beach from H. W. [R.?], Oct 31."

Printed stamp on back: C. H. Williamson's Photographic Portrait Gallery, Brooklyn.

Two cent stamp on back.
Dates: n.d.