Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894
- Existence: 1827 - 1894
William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894), American linguist, philologist, and lexicographer.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Samuel Wells Williams family papers
Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941