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Worthington Chauncey Ford : scholar and adventurer

Author: Louis Leonard Tucker
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Northeastern University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Worthington Chauncey Ford (1858-1941) was descended from a long line of intellectuals, including Governor William Bradford of Plymouth Colony, President Charles Chauncey of Harvard College, and the eminent lexicographer Noah Webster, so it was not surprising that he chose a career dedicated to historical investigation and learning. A pioneer in the acquisition of American historical documents, Ford was also the
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tucker, Louis Leonard, 1927-
Worthington Chauncey Ford.
Boston, Mass. : Northeastern University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606543671
Named Person: Worthington Chauncey Ford; Worthington Chauncey Ford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Leonard Tucker
ISBN: 1555534805 9781555534806
OCLC Number: 45714680
Description: xv, 247 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: "As Ye Sow..." --
Beginning the "Battle of Life" --
Boston to Washington to Boston --
Charles Francis Adams and "Greenism" --
Ford versus Green --
The Era of "Fordism" --
Finale in France.
Responsibility: Louis Leonard Tucker.

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Worthington Chauncey Ford worked at Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress, and the Massachusetts Historical Society. He was a pioneer in the acquisition and publication of historical  Read more...

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