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GILMAN, Daniel Coit.

(1831 – 1908)

(Born: 1831; Died: 1908) American educator.

Biographical references: ABA: I 615, 444-454; 616, 1-11. Adams, Dictionary of American Authors, 1904. Appleton Cyclopedia of American Biography. National Cyclopedia of American Biography. WBI. Who Was Who in America: 1, ??.

1. English, 1899.
The Life Of | James Dwight Dana | Scientific Explorer | Mineralogist, Geologist, Zoologist | Professor in Yale University | By | Daniel C. Gilman | President Of The Johns Hopkins University | With Illustrations | [ornament] | New York and London | Harper & Brothers Publishers | 1899.

8°: π6 1-248 2513; 211l.; [i]-xii, 1-409, [1] p., 6 plates, bibliography of Dana's writings, index. Page size: 205 x 130 mm.

Contents: [Facing i], Frontispiece plate, "Professor James D. Dana (From a painting by David Huntington)," with tissue guard.; [i-ii], Title page, verso copyright notice.; [iii-iv], Dedication to Henrietta Francis Silliman, verso quote from Psalm CXI.; v-viii, "Contents."; ix, List of illustrations.; [x], Blank.; xi-xii, "Preface."; 1, "Life of James Dwight Dana. Part I."; [2], Blank.; 3-290, Text.; 291, "Part II. Scientific Correspondence."; 292, Blank.; 293-376, Text.; 377-384, "Appendix I." Poem by J.C. Palmer.; 385-394, Appendix II. Bibliography of James D. Dana.; 395-402, Appendix III. "The New Haven University: What it is, and what it requires by Prof. James D. Dana, LL.D., 1871."; 403, Appendix IV. "Miss Elisabeth E. Dana to Prof. E.S. Dana. A Note on the Dana Pedigree."; [404], Blank.; 405-409, "Index."; [1 pg], Blank.

Scarce. A standard and somewhat boring biographical treatment of the great American mineralogist and geologist James Dwight Dana including photographic reproductions and never before published letters.

Bibliographical references: Independent: 52, 439-41. Nation: 69, 455. NUC. Outlook: 64, 461-42.