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Harrison, Gessner 1807-1862

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Works: 72 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 348 library holdings
Genres: History  Observations  Surveys  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Portraits 
Classifications: PA355, 487.35
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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 )
11 editions published between 1858 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exposition of some of the laws of the Latin grammar by Gessner Harrison ( Book )
11 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in English and held by 69 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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exposition of some of the doctrines of the Latin grammar by Gessner Harrison ( )
2 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 10 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
Letter to a publishing firm by Gessner Harrison ( Book )
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
Additional material regarding the Tucker, Harrison, Smith and the related Stevens, Lewis, and Carter families ( Book )
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)
A treatise on the greek prepositions and on the cases of nouns with which they are used by Gessner Harrison ( Book )
2 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autograph collection of Davis R. Marshall ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scrapbook of signatures, letters, and some poems, chiefly of famous 19th century American literary figures. Among those represented by letters are Elihu Burritt, Edward H. Courtenay, Joseph R. Chandler, Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Samuel G. Goodrich, Gessner Harrison, Joseph Henry, Joseph R. Ingersoll, Charles C. Jewett, George Junkin, John Lewis, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
Optical chemical and biological oceanographic conditions in the Maritimes/Gulf Regions in 2002 by Gessner Harrison ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families: ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Also prominent in the collection are Gessner Harrison's father, Dr. Peachey Harrison, and wife, Elizabeth Lewis Carter Tucker Harrison; their daughter, Mary Harrison Smith; and Betty Lewis Carter
Commemorative book dedicated to Smith by Francis H Smith ( Book )
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
Letters concerning Henry Tutwiler of the University of Virginia and the University of Alabama by Henry Tutwiler ( Book )
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
An exposition of some of the laws of the Latin grammar. By Gessner Harrison by Gessner Harrison ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Optical, chemical and biological oceanographic conditions in the Maritimes region in 2006 by Graham Harrison ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
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
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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Harrison, G. (Gessner), 1807-1862
Languages
English (70)