Author talk:William Henry Smith (1833-1896)

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Might be the author of "The Public Career of Charles Sumner", in The Dial, Vol. 15, Num. 170 (July 16, 1893)


Name: William Henry Smith
Birth - Death: 1833-1896
Source Citation:

  • Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature: A Supplement. British and American authors. Two volumes. By John Foster Kirk. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1891. (Alli SUP)
Smith, William Henry, b. 1833, in Columbia Co., N.Y.;
has been a journalist in Ohio, collector of customs at Chicago, etc., and has contributed to periodicals.
(Ed.) The St. Clair Papers : Life and Public Services of Arthur St. Clair, Soldier of the Revolutionary War,&c., Cin., 1882, 2 vols. 8vo.
  • American Authors and Books. 1640 to the present day. Third revised edition. By W.J. Burke and Will D. Howe. Revised by Irving Weiss and Anne Weiss. New York: Crown Publishers, 1972. (AmAu&B)
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  • American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. (AmNatBi)
  • Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Six volumes. Edited by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1888- 1889. (ApCAB)
  • Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism. Edited by Joseph P. McKerns. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. (BiDAmJo)
  • Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 16: September, 1988-August, 1990. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1990. (BioIn 16)
  • Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 22: September, 1996-August 1997. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1997. (BioIn 22)
  • A Dictionary of American Authors. Fifth edition, revised and enlarged. By Oscar Fay Adams. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1904. Biographies are found in the 'Dictionary of American Authors' section which begins on page 1 and in the 'Supplement' which begins on page 441. (DcAmAu)
  • Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936. (DcAmB)
  • A Dictionary of North American Authors Deceased before 1950. Compiled by W. Stewart Wallace. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1951. (DcNAA)
  • Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History: From 458 A.D. to 1915. New edition entirely revised and enlarged. 10 volumes. By Benson John Lossing. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1915. (HarEnUS)
  • Journalists of the United States. Biographical sketches of print and broadcast news shapers from the late 17th century to the present. By Robert B. Downs and Jane B. Downs. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1991. (JrnUS)
  • The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Volume 19. New York: James T. White & Co., 1926. Use the Index to locate biographies. (NatCAB 19)
  • Ohio Authors and Their Books. Biographical data and selective bibliographies for Ohio authors, native and resident, 1796-1950. Edited by William Coyle. Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1962. (OhA&B)
  • The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans. Brief biographies of authors, administrators, clergymen, commanders, editors, engineers, jurists, merchants, officials, philanthropists, scientists, statesmen, and others who are making American history. 10 volumes. Edited by Rossiter Johnson. Boston: The Biographical Society, 1904. (TwCBDA)
  • Who Was Who in America. A component volume of Who's Who in American History. Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967. (WhAm HS)