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James Burrill Angell: An American Influence [Signed By The Author]

Smith, Shirley W.

Published by University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1954
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xiv (i), 380 pp, preface, self-portrait, list of b&w illustrations, I. President Angell Meets the Students; II. The Angell Stock Takes Root in America; III. From Providence to Scituate; IV. The Five Tavern Generations; V. The Famous Angell Tavern; VI. Boyhood Schools and the Means of Education; VII. Student at Brown; VIII. The Southern Tour; IX. New Widening of the Horizon; X. The Professor Prepares for His Classes; XI. The Youngest Member of the Faculty; XII. Editor of the Journal; XIII. The Editor's Day; XIV. Back to Academic Halls; XV. The Pursuit of a President; XVI. Educational Philosophy of a State University President in the 1870s; XVII. Trouble; XVIII. Minister to China: The Preliminaries; XIX. Minister to China: The Treaty; XX. Portrait of a Froeign Minister: XXI. In Academic Harness Again; XXII. The Semicentennial Celebration of 1887; XXIII. The Fishery Commission; XXIV. Eight Years of University Routine; XXV. The Independence of the University; XXVI. The Deep Waterways Commission; XXVII. The President's Twenty-Fifth Anniversary; XXVIII. Minister to Turkey I; XXIX. Minister to Turkey II. XXX. The First Resignation XXXI. Presdential Routine; XXXII. Sorrow; XXXIII. The Second and Final Resignation; XXXIV. Retirement Can Be Busy; XXXV. Sunset; XXXVI. Addresses and Writings; XXXVII. Group Participations; XXXVIII. Religion As He Lived It; XXXIX. The Trail He Left Behind Him; index. First Edition, 1954. Signed By the Author on ffep. "James Burrill Angell (1829-1916) was an American educator, academic administrator, and diplomat. He is best known for being the longest-serving president of the University of Michigan (1871-1909). Under his leadership Michigan gained prominence as an elite public university. Angell was a graduate of and professor of languages at Brown University, editor of The Providence Journal (1860-1866), president of the University of Vermont (1866-1871). He served as U.S. Minister to China (1880-1881) and to Turkey (1897- 1898)." Priced clipped. Small chip to top edge rear panel dj with minor edge wear to top edge spine, and lightly age-toned spine of same. Only the slightest wear to bottom board edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with embossed gilt building tops, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003390

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Title: James Burrill Angell: An American Influence ...

Publisher: University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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