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Life and letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Author: John T Morse, Jr.
Publisher: Cambridge [Mass.] : Printed at the Riverside Press, 1896.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Large-paper edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Collected Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morse, John Torrey, 1840-1937.
Life and letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Cambridge [Mass.] : Printed at the Riverside Press, 1896
(OCoLC)655562611
Named Person: Oliver Wendell Holmes; Oliver Wendell Holmes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Morse, Jr.
OCLC Number: 3954608
Notes: "Two hundred and seventy-five copies"--Title page verso.
For trade ed., see LC record 17020586.
Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Volume 1. Genealogy and birth --
The autobiographical notes --
Letters to Phineas Barnes (1828-1831) --
Education, at home and abroad --
Letters from Europe --
Dr. Holmes practises medicine, and marries --
Lectures, medical and literary --
The Atlantic ; the autocrat --
Poetry ; the Saturday Club ; the professor ; the poet --
The Doctor's novels and religious teachings --
The Doctor's distaste for public affairs --
The victim of correspondents --
Volume 2. Occupations : methods of work --
Resigns professorship ; lives of Motley and Emerson --
European trip ; old age --
Death --
Letters. To James Russell Lowell ; To James William Kimball ; To John Lothrop Motley ; To Harriet Beecher Stowe ; To Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward ; Miscellaneous letters.
Responsibility: by John T. Morse.

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