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The Whitney Memorial Meeting  (1897) 
The Whitney Memorial Meeting
Boston: Ginn and Company 
Photograph and signature of William Dwight Whitney

The Whitney Memorial Meeting.




A REPORT

OF THAT SESSION OF

THE FIRST AMERICAN CONGRESS OF PHILOLOGISTS,

WHICH WAS DEVOTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE PROFESSOR

WILLIAM DWIGHT WHITNEY,

Of Yale University;

Held at Philadelphia, Dec. 28, 1894.


EDITED FOR THE JOINT COMMITTEES OF PUBLICATION,

By CHARLES R. LANMAN.


BOSTON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE CONGRESS.

GINN AND COMPANY.

1897.

Committee of Publication of the American Oriental Society:

C. R. Lanman, Corresponding Secretary.

M. Bloomfield.

I. H. Hall.

Paul Haupt.

E. W. Hopkins.

G. F. Moore.




Committee of Publication for the American Philological Association:

Herbert Weir Smyth, Secretary.

B. L. Gildersleeve.

John H. Wright.




Committee of Publication for the Modern Language Association of America:

James W. Bright, Secretary.

A. M. Elliott.

Henry A. Todd.

CONTENTS.


Portrait of Professor Whitney Frontispiece
PAGE
Prefatory Sketch of the History and Character of the First American Congress of Philologists and of the Whitney Memorial Meeting 1
The Reading from the Letters of Foreign Scholars concerning Professor Whitney (See Appendix I.) 6
Memorial Address, by Professor Lanman 7
Whitney's Influence on the Study of Modern Languages and on Lexicography, by Professor March 29
Whitney's Influence on Classical Philologists, by Professor Perrin 37
Whitney's Personality, by Professor Manatt 43
Address, by Dr. William Hayes Ward 47
Concluding Address, by President Gilman 57
Appendix I.: Original Text of the Letters from Foreign Scholars concerning Professor Whitney 67
1. Ascoli, of Milan; 2. Barth, of Paris; 3. von Boehtlingk, of Leipsic; 4. von Bradke, of Giessen; 5. Bréal, of Paris; 6. Brugmann, of Leipsic; 7. Buehler, of Vienna; 8. Cowell, of Cambridge; 9. Delbrueck, of Jena; 10. Garbe, of Königsberg; 11. Henry, of Paris; 12. Hillebrandt, of Breslau; 13. Jolly, of Würzburg; 14. Kern, of Leiden; 15, Leskien, of Leipsic; 16. Ludwig, of Prague; 17. Friedrich Müller, of Vienna; 18. Oldenberg, of Kiel; 19. Pischel, of Halle; 20. Rost, of London; 21. von Roth, of Tübingen; 22. Senart, of Paris; 23. Windisch, of Leipsic.

Appendix II.: Detailed Program of the Exercises of the Joint and of the Special Sessions of the First American Congress of Philologists 107
Appendix III.: Chronological Bibliography of the Writings of Professor William Dwight Whitney 121
Appendix IV.: List of some Biographical, Necrological, and other Publications concerning Professor Whitney 151
Appendix V.: Titles of several Books concerning the Family and Kindred of Professor Whitney 155
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