Author:Horace Elisha Scudder

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Horace Elisha Scudder
American man of letters and editor

This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "H. E. S.*"

Horace Elisha Scudder


  • Seven little people and their friends (1862), illust. by Frederick Augustus Chapman
  • Dream children (1864)
  • Life and letters of David Coit Scudder, missionary in southern India (1864)
  • The game of croquet, its appointment and laws: with descriptive illustrations (1867)
  • Stores from my attic (1869)
  • The dwellers in Five-sisters court (1876)
  • Men and manners in America one hundred years ago (1876)
  • Portraits and biographical sketches of twenty American authors (1887)
  • Stories and romances (1880)
  • Boston town (1881)
  • Noah Webster (1882)
  • An English interpreter: a sketch of Frederic James Shields and his work at Eaton Hall Chapel (1883)
  • A history of the United States of America, preceded by a narrative of the discovery and settlement of North America and of the events which led to the independence of the thirteen English colonies, for the use of schools and academies (1884)
  • Bayard Taylor (1885), also by Marie Hansen Taylor
  • Men and letters; essays in characterization and criticism (1887)
  • Literature in school: an address and two essays (1888)
  • George Washington: an historical biography (1889)
  • A short history of the United States of America, for the use of beginners (1890)
  • Address at the dedication of Mark Hopkins memorial hall : [Williams college, July 1, 1890.] ([1890?])
  • Childhood in literature and art, with some observations on literature for children; a study (1894)
  • Henry Oscar Houghton; a biographical outline (1897) (start transcription)
  • Justin Winsor : a memoir prepared for the Proceedings of the Massachusetts historical society (1899)
  • James Russell Lowell: a biography (1901)

The Bodley Family series[edit]

  • Doings of the Bodley family in town and country (1875)
  • The Bodleys telling stories (1877)
  • The Bodleys on wheels (1879)
  • The Bodleys afoot (1880)
  • Mr. Bodley abroad (1880)
  • The Bodley Grandchildren and their Journey in Holland (1882)
  • The English Bodley family (1883)
  • The Viking Bodleys. An excursion into Norway and Denmark (1885)

As editor[edit]

  • The Riverside magazine for young people (1868-1870)
  • Recollections of Samuel Breck : with passages from his notebooks (1771-1862) (1877), also by Samuel Breck
  • American poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson; with biographical sketches and notes (1879)
  • The Children's Book; a Collection of the Best and Most Famous Stories and Poems in the English Language (1881)
  • The book of fables: chiefly from Aesop (1882)
  • American Prose: Hawthorne, Irving, Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, Howell, Thoreau, Emerson (1883)
  • The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (1884-1894]), also by Henry David Thoreau, F. B. Sanborn, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and H. G. O. Blake
  • The Life and Letters of Bayard Taylor (1885) co-edited with Marie Hansen-Taylor (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with notes and a sketch of Franklin's life drawn chiefly from his letter (1886)
  • The complete works of William Makepeace Thackeray, with illustrations by the author, and with introductory notes setting forth the history of the several works in twenty-two volumes. (1889), also by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The works of James Russell Lowell (1890-1901), also by James Russell Lowell
  • ed.: Hans Andersen's stories : newly translated (1891), by H. C. Andersen
  • Masterpieces of American literature : Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster, Everett, Longfellow, Hawthorne, Whittier, Emerson, Holmes, Lowell, Thoreau, Poe, O'Reilly (1891)
  • Vermont: A Study of Independence (1892) by Rowland Evans Robinson
  • The complete poetical works of John Greenleaf Whittier (1894), by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • The complete poetic and dramatic works of Robert Browning (1895), by Robert Browning
  • Masterpieces of British literature: Ruskin: Macaulay: Brown: Tennyson: Dickens: Wordsworth: Burns: Lamb: Coleridge: Byron: Cowper: Gray: Goldsmith: Addison and Steele: Milton: Bacon. With biographical sketches, notes and portraits (1895)
  • Evangeline, a tale of Acadie (1896), also by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Alice M. Longfellow
  • The complete poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes (1895), by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • The complete poetical works of James Russell Lowell (1896), by James Russell Lowell
  • Virginia : a history of the people (1896), by John Esten Cooke
  • The Complete Poetical Works and Letters of John Keats (1899) (transcription project)
  • The complete poetical works of John Milton (1899)
  • The Book of Legends, Told Over Again (1900)
  • The complete writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1900), by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
  • The complete poetical works (1903), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Contributions to EB1911[edit]

Works about Scudder[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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