Two days after joining the faculty of Dickinson College, Thomas Cooper delivers an exhaustive lecture on chemistry before the students and the Board of Trustees. This lecture is probably among the earliest of its kind published in America.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
"The Spirit of Britain," beginning with page 167 (previous pages were not included in the gift of the Modder Papers to Dickinson College), consists of nearly one thousand consecutively illustrated pages regarding the history and literature of Great...
Jesse Bowman Young, a respected author and Methodist clergyman entering old age, gives a positive and optimistic reflection on the United States and the world during the first decade of the twentieth century.
Having traveled several times to the sub-continent as a supervisor of Methodist missions abroad, Bishop John F. Hurst, a talented and diligent observer and student, provides a detailed view of India and Ceylon in the later nineteenth century.
Horatio Collins King details his life in post-war New York City society, including his work as a lawyer, his second marriage and honeymoon at Niagara Falls, and a trip to Nebraska aboard the new Union Pacific railroad.
Jesse T. Peck, a future bishop of the Methodist Church, lays out his prescription for the development of the complete woman, from childhood through adolescence, and on into marriage and full participation in society.