Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894
- Existence: 1827 - 1894
William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894), American linguist, philologist, and lexicographer.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
George Jarvis Brush family papers
Hadley family papers
Correspondence, writings, diaries, account books, and miscellanea of the Hadley family, including materials relating to James Hadley, 1821-1872, a professor of Greek at Yale University; Anne Loring Twining Hadley, 1816-1897, wife of James Hadley; Helen Harrison Morris Hadley, 1864-1939, wife of Arthur Twining Hadley, 1856-1930, president of Yale University, 1899-1921; and Morris Hadley, 1894-1979, the son of Arthur T. and Helen H. Hadley.
Letter : New Haven, to James Hammond Trumbull, 1873 Sep 24
Letters, 1854, 1858
ALS to Theodore Dwight Woolsey, regarding an inaugural discourse, Jun 16, 1854; and ALS to Edward Norris Kirk, from Whitney as secretary of the American Oriental Society, Jun 26, 1858.
Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers
Papers relating to F. Max Mueller, and related materials, 1890-92
Salisbury family papers
Signature, 1885 Feb
Signature with holograph quotation, dated at New Haven, Connecticut.
William Dwight Whitney family papers
William Dwight Whitney papers relating to the Atharvaveda
Autograph manuscripts relating to Whitney's research and translations of the Atharvaveda, including a copy in Sanskrit, with notes about source manuscripts; a transliteration, collated with manuscripts in Berlin, Paris, Oxford, London, and Tübingen; a draft for his Index Verborum; and unidentified drafts and notes, most apparently relating to his English translation. Drafts and notes include material by Rudolf von Roth and annotations by Charles Rockwell Lanman.