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John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,010 works in 1,338 publications in 1 language and 57,197 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Periodicals  Political fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Satire  History  Sources  Reviews  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: AP2, 051
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on American middle-class life in a good-sized city
The Atlantic monthly( )

in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A general interest magazine covering a broad range of topics including politics, society, the arts, and culture. Contains some articles and reviews originally issued in the print version of Atlantic Monthly, as well as material issued exclusively for the online version
Harper's( )

in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Important American periodical dating back to 1850
Work of art by Sinclair Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myron Weagle rises from the bottom to become manager of one of the largest hotels in the world
A history of the American people by Woodrow Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bismarck; the story of a fighter by Emil Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Otto von Bismarck was more than a politician and a leader: he was the single driving force that turned the disparate states of Germany into one cohesive empire. He then went on to lead Germany and the rest of Europe intyo an age of political peace that lasted from 1871 until the outbreak of World War I. Under his influence, Germany thrived. Bismarck's use of statesmanship to fight for the interests of his country was legendary. As one of the most influential and powerful and powerful individuals in his country's history, [he] became a symbol of leadership and pride for German nationalists. ... Baismarck was not merely a hard and calculating statesman, but a man who ruled by pride, courage, and hatred. To fully comprehend [his] actions, we must first understand his feelings, his motivations and his private life. ..."--Back cover
My autobiography by Benito Mussolini( Book )

4 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published 1928 Includes index
Poor splendid wings; the Rossettis and their circle by Frances Winwar( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain in eruption : hitherto unpublished pages about men and events by Mark Twain( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America by United States( )

in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States by United States( )

in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."
The pilgrim of eternity : Byron--a conflict by John Drinkwater( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Russell Lowell and his friends by Edward Everett Hale( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1905, this biography of Lowell relies mainly on his correspondence, giving the book a lively, quasi-autobiographical result. A contemporary review in the New York Times pronounced the work conspicuously free from provincialism of standards and of feeling, conspicuously competent, dispassionate, and therefore authoritative
Following the Equator : a journey around the world by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated journal of his trip across America, to the Far East, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa
Portrait of an era as drawn by C.D. Gibson by Fairfax Downey( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midstream; my later life by Helen Keller( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with her sophomore year at Radcliffe, Helen describes her experiences in working for the blind, in writing and lecturing; and her friendships with Mark Twain and others
Footlights and spotlights : recollections of my life on the stage by Otis Skinner( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whirligigs by O Henry( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four stories including "The Ransom of Red Chief" and "The Whirligig of Life."
The annual register, or, A view of the history, politics, and literature for the year( )

in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

4 editions published between 1852 and 1853 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza Harris, a slave whose child is to be sold, escapes her beloved home on the Shelby plantation in Kentucky and heads North, eludes the hired slave catachers and is aided by the underground railroad. Another slave, Uncle Tom, is sent "down the river" for sale and ultimately endures a martyr's death under the whips of Simon Legree's overseers
 
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My autobiography
Alternative Names
Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)

John Davis Batchelder Collection

John Davis Batchelder Collection Washington, DC

Library of Congress John Davis Batchelder Collection

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English (44)

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