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The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, housing some 3.5million books in its "vast and cavernous" stacks, is the centerpiece of the Harvard College Libraries (the libraries of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences) and, more broadly, of the entire Harvard Library system. [1]

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Achilles Fang

Achilles Chih-t'ung Fang (August 20, 1910November 22, 1995) was a Chinese scholar, translator, and educator, best known for his contributions to Chinese literature and comparative literature.

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Albert Bushnell Hart

Albert Bushnell Hart (July 1, 1854July 16, 1943), was an American historian, writer, and editor based at Harvard University.

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Albert Lord

Albert Bates Lord (September 15, 1912 – July 29, 1991) was a professor of Slavic and comparative literature at Harvard University who, after the death of Milman Parry, carried on that scholar's research into epic literature.

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American Literary Review

The American Literary Review is a national biannual literary magazine of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

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Angus Snead Macdonald

Angus Snead Macdonald was an American architect and businessman; from 1915 to 1952 the president of Snead and Company.

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Archibald Cary Coolidge

Archibald Cary Coolidge (March 6, 1866 – January 14, 1928) was an American educator and diplomat.

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Bartol Brinkler

Bartol Brinkler (October 2, 1915 – October 2, 1993) was a cataloging librarian, the head of cataloging and classification at Harvard University's Widener Library.

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Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Cheltenham Township is a home rule township bordering North Philadelphia in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Christopher Gore

Christopher Gore (September 21, 1758 – March 1, 1827) was a prominent Massachusetts lawyer, Federalist politician, and U.S. diplomat.

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Dreamin' (Weezer song)

"Dreamin'" is a song released as an iTunes single (the fourth from the album) from American alternative rock band Weezer's sixth album, Weezer (2008).

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Eleanor Elkins Widener

Eleanor Elkins Widener, Elkins (later known as Eleanor Elkins Widener Rice or Mrs. Alexander Hamilton Rice; 1937) was an American heiress, socialite, philanthropist, and adventuress best remembered for her donation to Harvard University of the Widener Librarya memorial to her elder son Harry Elkins Widener, who (along with her first husband, George Dunton Widener) perished in the sinking of the RMS ''Titanic''.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

Elkins Park is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ephraim Deinard

Ephraim Deinard (1846–1930) was one of the greatest Hebrew "bookmen" of all time.

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Ernst Bloch

Ernst Bloch (July 8, 1885 – August 4, 1977) was a German Marxist philosopher.

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Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough

Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough (1893–1965) was a scholar in the history of religion.

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Francis Davis Millet

Francis Davis Millet (November 3, 1848. – April 15, 1912) was an American Academic classical painter, sculptor, and writer who died in the sinking of the RMS ''Titanic'' on April 15, 1912.

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Fred Norris Robinson

Fred Norris Robinson (April 4, 1871 – July 21, 1966), professionally known as F.N. Robinson, was an eminent American Celticist and scholar of Geoffrey Chaucer.

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George Parker Winship

George Parker Winship, A. M. (29 July 1871 – 22 June 1952) was an American librarian and author, born at Bridgewater, Mass. He was educated at Harvard where he graduated in 1893.

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Gore Hall (Harvard College library)

Gore Hall was a historic building on the Harvard University campus, designed by Richard Bond.

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Grolier Club

The Grolier Club is a private club and society of bibliophiles in New York City.

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Harry Austryn Wolfson

Harry Austryn Wolfson (November 2, 1887 – September 19, 1974) was a scholar, philosopher, and historian at Harvard University, and the first chairman of a Judaic Studies Center in the United States.

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Harry Elkins Widener

Harry Elkins Widener (January 3, 1885 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman and bibliophile, and a member of the Widener family.

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Harvard Bixi

The Harvard Bixi is a 17-foot high, 27 ton Chinese marble stele with a turtle pedestal located at Harvard University, north of Boylston Hall and west of Widener Library in Harvard Yard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard (also known as FAS) is the largest of the seven faculties that constitute Harvard University.

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Harvard Library

The Harvard Library system comprises about 76 libraries, with more than 18 million volumes.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Harvard Yard

Harvard Yard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a grassy area of enclosed by fences with twenty-seven gates.

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History and traditions of Harvard commencements

What was originally called (around which Harvard University eventually grew) held its first Commenceshyment in September 1642, when nine degrees were conferred.

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Horace Trumbauer

Horace Trumbauer (December 28, 1868 – September 18, 1938) was a prominent American architect of the Gilded Age, known for designing residential manors for the wealthy.

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Houghton Library

Houghton Library, on the south side of Harvard Yard adjacent to Widener Library, is Harvard University's primary repository for rare books and manuscripts.

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Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida (born Jackie Élie Derrida;. See also. July 15, 1930 – October 9, 2004) was a French Algerian-born philosopher best known for developing a form of semiotic analysis known as deconstruction, which he discussed in numerous texts, and developed in the context of phenomenology.

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John Canning Studios

John Canning Studios is a historic building restoration and conservation company located in Cheshire, Connecticut, led by David Riccio and John Canning.

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John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury.

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Julian Abele

Julian Francis Abele (April 30, 1881April 23, 1950) was a prominent African-American architect, and chief designer in the offices of Horace Trumbauer.

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June 1915

The following events occurred in June 1915.

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Justin Kaplan

Justin Daniel "Joe" Kaplan (September 5, 1925 in Manhattan, New York City – March 2, 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American writer and editor.

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Keyes Metcalf

Keyes DeWitt Metcalf (April 13, 1889 – November 3, 1983) was an American librarian.

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Lamont Library

Lamont Library, in the south-east corner of Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, houses the Harvard College Library's primary undergraduate collection in humanities and social sciences.

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Library stack

In library science and architecture, a stack or bookstack (often referred to as a library building's stacks) is a book storage area, as opposed to a reading area.

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Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang (October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese writer, translator, linguist, philosopher and inventor.

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List of Harvard College freshman dormitories

This is a list of dormitories at Harvard College.

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List of Harvard University people

The list of Harvard University people includes notable graduates, professors, and administrators affiliated with Harvard University.

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List of University of Pennsylvania people

This is a partial list of notable faculty, alumni and scholars of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, United States.

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Memorial Church of Harvard University

The Memorial Church of Harvard University, more commonly known as the Harvard Memorial Church (or simply MemChurch) is a building on the campus of Harvard University.

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Milada Součková

Milada Součková (24 January 1898 – 1 February 1983 Cambridge, Massachusetts) was a Czech writer, literary historian and diplomat.

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Milman Parry

Milman Parry (June 20, 1902 – December 3, 1935) was an American scholar of epic poetry and the founder of the discipline of oral tradition.

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Necronomicon

The Necronomicon is a fictional grimoire (textbook of magic) appearing in the stories by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft and his followers.

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Outline of Harvard University

This outline is provided as an overview of, and topical guide to Harvard University: Harvard University – private Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature.

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Owl Club (Harvard)

The Owl Club is a final club at Harvard College, founded in 1896.

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Raleigh Ashlin Skelton

Raleigh Ashlin Skelton (21 December 1906 – 7 December 1970) is best known for his work on the history of cartography and particularly his attempts to prove the authenticity of the Vinland map.

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Randolph Greenfield Adams

Randolph Greenfield Adams (November 7, 1892 – January 4, 1951)"Randolph Greenfield Adams." Dictionary of American Biography.

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Rosenbach Museum and Library

The Rosenbach is located within two 19th-century townhouses at 2008 and 2010 Delancey Place in Philadelphia.

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Rule against perpetuities

The rule against perpetuities is a rule in the Anglo-American common law that prevents people from using legal instruments (usually a deed or a will) to exert control over the ownership of property for a time long beyond the lives of people living at the time the instrument was written.

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Sarah Thomas (librarian)

Sarah Elizabeth Thomas is an American librarian best known for her leadership positions in a number of research libraries.

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Shaker Village Work Group

The Shaker Village Work Group was a recreational summer camp and teen educational program that occupied historic Shaker land and buildings in New Lebanon, New York.

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Stratis Haviaras

Stratis Haviaras (born June 28, 1935) is a bilingual writer of literary works in English and Greek.

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The Harvard Lampoon

The Harvard Lampoon is an undergraduate humor publication founded in 1876 by seven undergraduates at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Timeline of Cambridge, Massachusetts

This is a timeline of the history of the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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Tony Saletan

Anthony D. "Tony" Saletan is an American folk singer and educator, who is responsible for the modern rediscovery of two of the genre's best-known songs, Michael Row the Boat Ashore and Kumbaya. Born and raised in New York City, he attended the Walden School and received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Harvard University.

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Vianney Décarie

Joseph Fernand Lionel Vianney Décarie,, was a Canadian philosopher.

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Widener

Widener can refer to.

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Widener family

The American Widener family of Peter Arrell Brown Widener (1834–1915) and his wife Hannah Josephine Dunton (1836–1896) were from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and were one of the wealthiest families in the United States.

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William Coolidge Lane

William Coolidge Lane (July 29, 1859 – March 18, 1931) was an American librarian and historian.

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With Honors (film)

With Honors is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Alek Keshishian and starring Brendan Fraser, Joe Pesci and Moira Kelly.

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Woodberry Poetry Room

The George Edward Woodberry Poetry Room is a special collections room of the library system at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Yule Marble

Yule Marble is a marble of metamorphosed limestone found only in the Yule Creek Valley, in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado, southeast of the town of Marble, Colorado.

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Zlatan Čolaković

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1915 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1915.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Widener_Library

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