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Schafer, Joseph 1867-1941

Overview
Works: 221 works in 431 publications in 1 language and 6,498 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Records and correspondence  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Composer, Author of introduction, Redactor, Illustrator
Classifications: F576, 979
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Wisconsin magazine of history by Wis.) State Historical Society of Wisconsin (MADISON( )

in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Pacific Northwest by Joseph Schafer( Book )

50 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social history of American agriculture by Joseph Schafer( Book )

17 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Schurz, militant liberal by Joseph Schafer( Book )

8 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California letters of Lucius Fairchild by Lucius Fairchild( Book )

5 editions published between 1931 and 1989 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) left Madison, Wisconsin, for California in 1849 and remained in the West until 1858. On his return to Wisconsin, Fairchild carved out a remarkable career as a soldier-politician: serving in a Wisconsin regiment in the Civil War, winning election as governor in 1866, and then representing the United States abroad in a variety of diplomatic posts. California letters of Lucius Fairchild (1931) records his overland journey to California, gold prospecting from Calaveras County to Scott Valley, business partnership with Elijah Steele in farming, mining, and butchering in Scott Valley
Intimate letters of Carl Schurz, 1841-1869 by Carl Schurz( Book )

10 editions published between 1928 and 1970 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of personal letters written by the eminent German- American statesman, Carl Schurz (1829-1906), to his immediate family and close friends. Schurz maintained a legal residence in Watertown, Wisconsin from 1855 to 1866, even though lecture tours and campaign speeches took him all across the northern United States. Several of these letters deal with Schurz's Wisconsin years, and most are published here for the first time in English. They are filled with descriptive insights about German immigrants and native-born Americans as well as about the newly developing urban centers of the Upper Midwest. Schurz was a political revolutionary during his university years in his native Germany. When he emigrated to the United States, he became an outstanding spokesman for the anti-slavery cause and the Republican party. One of his missions was to mobilize German-American communities against slavery, but his rhetorical skills in English as well as German soon won him a broader following. Later, Schurz became an ardent champion of civil service reform. His other contributions to American life ranged from farming and practicing law to serving as Ambassador to Spain (1861-62), Civil War general (1862-63), Senator from Missouri (1869-75), organizer of the Liberal Republican Party (1872), and Secretary of the Interior (1877-81), where he made the conservation of natural resources an object of policy for the first time. Schurz was also considered one of the leading journalists of his day, editing the New York Evening Post (1881- 83) and writing for Harper's Weekly (1892-1901). His biographies of Henry Clay and Abraham Lincoln are still read today
Democracy in reconstruction by Frederick Albert Cleveland( Book )

4 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wisconsin lead region by Joseph Schafer( Book )

7 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Jeremiah Curtin by Jeremiah Curtin( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1992 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to an Irish Catholic family, Jeremiah Curtin (1835-1906), a linguist, translator, and folklorist, spent his early years on a farm in Greenfield, Wisconsin, and the first portion of this memoir, compiled by his wife, Alma Cardell Curtin, concerns his rural Wisconsin boyhood and subsequent struggles to obtain a scholarly education. After graduating from Harvard (1863), where he studied under Francis James Child, he moved to New York, read law, and worked for the U.S. Sanitary Commission while translating and teaching languages. He then traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia (1864), where he served as Secretary to the American legation headed by Cassius Clay. The memoir describes their difficult relationship, as well as Curtin's first travels through Russia and the Caucasus. Upon his return to the United States, Curtin lectured throughout the country about Russia, marrying Alma Cardell of Warren, Vermont in 1872
The Winnebago-Horicon basin; a type study in western history by Joseph Schafer( Book )

5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the plains in 1850 by John Steele( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 1998 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of agriculture in Wisconsin by Joseph Schafer( Book )

4 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of the system of land grants for education by Joseph Schafer( Book )

17 editions published between 1899 and 1902 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pacific slope and Alaska, by Joseph Schafer by Joseph Schafer( Book )

13 editions published between 1904 and 1905 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day with the cow column in 1843 by Jesse A Applegate( Book )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Lucien Campbell by Joseph Schafer( Book )

4 editions published between 1926 and 2001 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The government of the American people by Frank Strong( Book )

6 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acquisition of Oregon territory by Joseph Schafer( Book )

10 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Draper collection of manuscripts by Joseph Schafer( Book )

4 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Wisconsin countries by Joseph Schafer( Book )

2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Joseph Schafer American historian

Joseph Schafer Amerikaans historicus (1867-1941)

Schaefer, Josef 1867-1938

Schäfer, .. 1867-1938

Schäfer, Josef 1867-1938

Schäfer, Joseph 1867-1938

Schafer, Joseph 1867-1941

Schäfer, Wilhelm Joseph 1867-1938

Languages
English (191)

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