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Harrison, Gessner 1807-1862

Overview
Works: 71 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 397 library holdings
Genres: History  Observations  Surveys  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PA2079, 485.9
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A treatise on the Greek prepositions, and on the cases of nouns with which these are used by Gessner Harrison( Book )

10 editions published between 1858 and 2009 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposition of some of the laws of the Latin grammar by Gessner Harrison( Book )

9 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the geography of ancient Greece : with some notice of the history of the individual states by Gessner Harrison( Book )

4 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of lectures on the geography of ancient Italy by Gessner Harrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposition of some of the doctrines of the Latin grammar by Gessner Harrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Treatise on the Greek Prepositions, an( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from the Office of the Proctor by University of Virginia( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers contain 13 manuscripts in Jefferson's hand and 19 others relating to the early history of the University, plus 12 additional papers from the Proctor's Office
Letter to a publishing firm by Gessner Harrison( )

2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrison enquires about the date of publication of a Roman history
An exposition of some of the laws of the Latin grammar. By Gessner Harrison by Gessner Harrison( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(dlps) AHJ8106.0001.001
Additional material regarding the Tucker, Harrison, Smith and the related Stevens, Lewis, and Carter families( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The later group, 1851-1925, deals with the Harrison, Smith, Stevens, Tucker, and Carter families' personal relations and with the University of Virginia. Chief correspondents are Prof. Francis H. Smith, Gessner Harrison, Thomas H. Carter, George Tucker, Mary Stuart Harrison, and Frank Stevens. Material is interesting for its view of the University of Virginia. Letters of Thomas H. Carter discuss the university, the qualities of its graduates, and the expected presidency of Edwin A. Alderman; those of Edward Buckley Smith, Francis H. Smith, and J. Howard Smith, concern business matters and John B. Minor and F.L. Cabell regarding religion and co-education at the University of Virginia (1842)
Autograph collection of Davis R. Marshall( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also Nathan Lord, Anna Cora Ritchie, William H. McGuffey, Edward Joy Morris, Denison Olmsted, Robert M. Patterson, Edgar Allan Poe, Hiram Powers, Lydia Howard Sigourney, William Gilmore Simms, Jared Sparks, Frances Milton Trollope, George Ticknor, George Washington, Noah Webster, and Nathaniel P. Willis
Journals of the Chairman of the Faculty by University of Virginia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics of interest in the history of the University include the Mosby-Turpin affair, 1853; attendance at Presidential inaugurals, 1856, 1860; typhoid epidemics of 1829 and 1857; deaths and funerals of faculty, officers and board members; denial of public space for Clay and Jackson political rallies, 1832; selection of chaplains, 1833; brawl between students and wagoneers, 1833; efforts to shut down Keller's, a confectionary that sold liquor to students, 1835; objections to a Christmas recess and to allowing preaching by a Baptist minister, 1835; formation of a military company and student possession of firearms, followed by a general student "rebellion," 1836; a legislative committee's investigation of affairs at the University, particularly in regard to student riots, admission of students expelled elsewhere and the keeping of student money by the Patron, 1846; and the death of a student in a brawl during a wild animal show, 1846
Letters concerning Henry Tutwiler of the University of Virginia and the University of Alabama by Henry Tutwiler( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters written by R.M. Patterson, Gessner Harrison, Daniel Bryan, R.M.T. Hunter, John H. Cocke, John P. Emmet, George Tucker, and Robley Dunglison. Letters to James G. Birney, Stephen VanRenssalaer, and Allen C. Bryan
Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Other topics include a survey of General Alexander Brown's lands in Nelson County, Va; a University of Virginia program for athletic events; an article by D.G. Harrison praising John E. Massey's stand on Virginia political issues; and an article concerning the life of Robert Emmet
Notes on Persian grammar by Gessner Harrison( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gessner Harrison's notes on Persian grammar, n.d
Letters to the Rev. Broadus by John Albert Broadus( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Among those writing to Broadus were Albert Taylor Bledsoe, John Hartwell Cocke, John Staige Davis, Noah K. Davis, Basil L. Gildersleeve, Maximilian Schele de Vere, Gessner Harrison, Moses D. Hoge, Frederick W. Holliday, Thomas Cary Johnson, W. Gordon McCabe, William H. McGuffey, Socrates Maupin, John B. Minor, Samuel C. Mitchell, Dwight L. Moody, William E. Peters, William Barton Rogers, Francis H. Smith, George Boardman Taylor, William M. Thornton, Crawford H. Toy, George Tucker, Zebulon B. Vance and Charles S. Venable
Commemorative book dedicated to Smith by Francis H Smith( )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The volume contains letters from many of Smith's former pupils & associates including Woodrow Wilson, John Warwick Daniel, John Bassett Moore, Rosewell Page & Gessner Harrison
Papers of the Hunter-Garnett Family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the Hunter-Garnett families consist primarily of personal, financial, and political correspondence of Muscoe Garnett. Correspondence of Garnett and related family members discusses local, state and national politics; student life and administrative concerns at the University of Virginia; Rio de Janeiro, 1856-1858; family life at "Elmwood"; travel on the continent, 1869-1873; and business affairs
Letters and receipts of the Harrison family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, ante 1830, Gessner Harrison to Eliza Lewis Carter Tucker Harrison regarding meetings & his love for her [21 items]--Receipts, 1834-45, chiefly issued to Peachy Harrison for taxes in Rockingham and Augusta Cos. [23 items]--Hours there were to mem'ry dearer [poem] by Joseph Wade, copies by Robert Eden Scott
 
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Alternative Names
Harrison, G. (Gessner), 1807-1862

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