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Atherton, George Washington 1837-1906

Overview
Works: 36 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 422 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Surveys  Personal narratives  Designs and plans 
Roles: Contributor, Translator
Classifications: E664.M8,
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posthumous Publications by George Washington Atherton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Washington Atherton
Relation of the general government to education. A paper read before the National Teachers' Association, at Elmira, New York, August 6th, 1873 by George Washington Atherton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legislative career of Justin S. Morrill by George Washington Atherton ( Book )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magna carta; a comparative view of the Barons' articles & the great charter by England ( Book )
2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letter and Civil War reminiscences by John I Thompson ( )
2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
John I. Thompson, Jr. writes to Pennsylvania State College president George W. Atherton, 2 October 1895, requesting a promotion. Thompson, in 1905, wrote an 11-page reminiscence of the Farmers' High School students' involvement in the Civil War
Letter, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C., to Prof. G.W. Atherton by Ulysses S Grant ( )
1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
U.S. president Ulysses S. Grant writes to George W. Atherton, later Pennsylvania State College president, about seeing him to receive a copy of the Red Cloud investigating committee report
Armory building architectural plans University Park, Pa ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains 19 architectural drawings made up of blueprints, floor plans, elevation drawings, longitudinal sections, and plans for windows and other parts of the building. Some of the drawings are by F.L. Olds, the building's architect. Others are revised drawings for proposed extensions and alterations. Some of the plans are by the Dept. of Grounds & Buildings and the Dept. of Physical Plant
The John D. Gilchriese collection, 1893-1898 by John D Gilchriese ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence and documents relative to land development in Arizona Territory, particularly the Tempe area. Most of the correspondence is addressed to George W. Atherton concerning the Riverview Homestead Association
by George Washington Atherton ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
President's address : Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations by George Washington Atherton ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by George Washington Atherton ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters received (1857-1874 and undated); copy of a letter (1868) to William H. Campbell, president of Rutgers College (later Rutgers University); miscellaneous papers (1858-1878 and undated); and letters (1868, 1872) received by Mrs. George W. Atherton. Correspondents include George H. Cook
Letter from George W. Atherton, and note by Becker concerning library books by Carl L Becker ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Pennsylvania State College president George W. Atherton wrote a letter, 24 October 1899, to the librarian authorizing Carl Becker to take books from the library for his political science senior class. Carl Becker wrote an undated note certifying he would be responsible for the safe return of the library books
President's address by George Washington Atherton ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Proceedings at the dedication of the Carnegie library by Pennsylvania State College ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains a 19-page transcript of the proceedings dedicating the new Carnegie library on the campus of Pennsylvania State College on Pennsylvania Day. The transcript notes that Penn State president George W. Atherton introduced speakers at the morning ceremonies and contains selected addresses, including the speech on the history of Pennsylvania by Frederic W. Fleitz, deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania. Also, includes the printed program, a printed copy of An Act to Accept from Andrew Carnegie the Donation of a Library Building for the Use of the Pennsylvania State College (1899), a newspaper drawing of the proposed library, and a clipping about the ceremonies excerpting the speeches of Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker, Charles M. Schwab, and Andrew Carnegie
Agricultural experiment station survey by George Washington Atherton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Pennsylvania State College president George W. Atherton mailed this survey throughout the United States to "the gentlemen interested" to "make as complete a record as possible of the agricultural experiment work done and being done by the colleges that received the land-grant of 1862."
Pennsylvania State College : its legal relation to the State and to the United States by George Washington Atherton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1897 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
George W. Atherton letter, State College, Centre Co., Pa by George Washington Atherton ( )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Pennsylvania State College president George W. Atherton writes about not seeing a copy of a report of a visit to Penn State concerning admission of students directly from public schools by certificate and that Latin should not be taught. Atherton explains his position on these suggestions
Agricultural legislation ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection includes a printed letter, 30 October 1884, from George H. Cook (Rutgers University), New Brunswick, N.J., and George W. Atherton (Pennsylvania State College), State College, Centre County, Pa., to enlist support from U.S. senators and representatives for a House bill concerning agriculture. Also, includes a printed copy of the Smith-Lever Act to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, approved 8 May 1914, and a carbon typescript of the Pennsylvania act accepting the Smith- Lever law, 26 March 1915
 
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Alternative Names
Atherton, G. W. (George Washington), 1837-1906
Languages
English (44)
German (1)
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