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Harrison, Gessner 1807-1862

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Works: 68 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 415 library holdings
Genres: History  Observations  Surveys  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PA355, 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 )

12 editions published between 1858 and 2009 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1839 and 2013 in English and held by 50 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

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

Other topics include a Benard Peyton letter, 1885, predicting financial and industrial success for Birmingham Ala.; letter discussing the sale of Monticello, an Edmund Harrison letter mentioning William H. McGuffey, travel in Europe; Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College; Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington, and science and religion
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
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
Additional papers of Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter by R. M. T Hunter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consist chiefly of his note on astronomy, mathematics, moral philosophy, Latin, Greek, chemistry and history made while a student at the University of Virginia, 1826-28, together with a letter, n.d., Patrick Henry Aylett to R.M.T. Hunter and a letter, 1855 Feb. 8, Gessner Harrison to R.M.T. Hunter. Also included are receipts for bills for his son, R.M.T. Hunter, Jr. while a student at the University of Virginia, 1857-60
Journals of the Chairman of the Faculty by University of Virginia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Earlier volumes discuss a variety of University business involving the Board of Visitors, proctors, janitors, patrons, and hotel keepers. The earliest contain verbatim transcripts of the chairman's correspondence, student petitions, etc. Later volumes focus on student affairs
Letter to a publishing firm by Gessner Harrison( )

1 edition published in 1855 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Harrison enquires about the date of publication of a Roman history
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
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
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 regions in 2006 Propriétés optiques, chimiques et biologiques de l'océan dans la région des Maritimes, en 2006 by Graham Harrison( Book )

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

"Optical, chemical, and biological oceanographic conditions in the Maritimes region (Georges Bank, eastern Gulf of Maine, Bay of Fundy and the Scotian Shelf) during 2006 are reviewed and related to conditions during the preceding year and over the longer-term, where applicable. In addition to descriptions of Atlantic Zonal Monitoring Program core data collections (fixed stations, seasonal sections, ecosystem trawl (or groundfish) surveys, CPR, remote-sensing), some data from outside the region are discussed to provide the larger, zonal perspective."--Document
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
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 of George Tucker by George Tucker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, 1811-16, to St. George Tucker chiefly concerning family matters [6 items] -- Letter, 1829 Dec. 15, Gessner Harrison, University of Virginia, to his mother, Mary Stuart Harrison, Harrisonburg, Va., about his life at the University [3 p. ; 26 cm. with address fragmented]
 
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A treatise on the Greek prepositions, and on the cases of nouns with which these are used
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Harrison, G. (Gessner), 1807-1862

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