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    Bristed, Charles Astor (male) 10/06/1820 - 01/14/1874 American Trinity College, Cambridge; Yale University

    Literary critic and writer on English university life; wrote over 200 articles in various periodicals including Fraser's Magazine; wrote The Upper Ten Thousand: Sketches of American Society (1852). See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Hastings, Charles Sheldon (male) 11/27/1848 - 01/31/1932 American Yale University

    Physicist; expert in optics; Professor of Physics at Yale University; designed large telescopes; his work is mentioned in the Atheneaum in 1881.

    Percival, James Gates (male) 09/15/1795 - 05/02/1856 American Yale University

    Poet, medical doctor, and geologist; published collected poems in 1823; assisted Webster with American dictionary.

    Schuyler, Eugene (male) 02/26/1840 - 07/16/1890 American Yale University

    Diplomat and scholar; translated Turgenev and Tolstoy; American consul in Moscow; travelled in Central Asia.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Stevens, Henry (male) 08/24/1819 - 02/28/1886 American Yale University; Harvard University

    Bibliophile, antiquarian, and catalogist; worked in London as collector of Americana for the British Museum; produced The Bibles in the Caxton Exhibition, 1877 (1878) and other works.

    Willis, Nathaniel Parker (male) 01/20/1806 - 01/20/1867 American Yale University

    Poet and editor; foreign correspondent for the New York Mirror; wrote numerous books of sketches including Pencillings by the Way (1835), Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil (1845).
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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