4 edition of A Biography of William Holmes McGuffey found in the catalog.
|Statement||Univ Microfilms Intl|
|Publishers||Univ Microfilms Intl|
|LC Classifications||June 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||62|
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His labors in the cause of education, extending over a period of half a century, in several offices a teacher of common schools, college Professor and college president, and as author of text books; his almost unequaled industry; his power in the lecture room; his influence upon his pupils and community; his care for the public interests of education; his lofty devotion to duty; his conscientious Christian character — all these have made him one of the noblest ornaments of our profession in this age, and entitle him to the grateful remembrance of this Association and of the teachers of America.
McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873: page images at HathiTrust• Howard, who was born December 31, 1818. He was assisted by his brother, Alexander Hamilton McGuffey 1816-1896who also compiled a speller and had sole responsibility for the Fifth Reader.
McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873, contrib. : page images at Pitt• McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873: page images at HathiTrust; US access only• Library referencedIn Columbia University in the City of New York, Teacher's College referencedIn University of Virginia. McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873: page images at HathiTrust; US access only• Alexander enjoyed the outdoors and became a frontiersman admired by his peers for his keen marksmanship.
Later editions of the McGuffey readers were modified by the publishers without input from McGuffey and the modifications may have obscured his educational concepts, thus current home-schooling parents or private school teachers should be careful that modern reprinted sets are based on the earlier editions. He remained president of Ohio University until 1843, when he returned to Cincinnati as a professor at Woodward College.
In the first volume, Henrietta reflects on learning to write her first letter, her pet pigeons, making dolls and candles, and keeping chickens.
It is estimated that at least 122 million copies of McGuffey Readers were sold between 1836 and 1960, placing its sales in a category with the Bible and Webster's Dictionary. The family lived at 300 Southern Avenue, Mount Auburn, Ohio, and owned a farm in Lebanon, Ohio. Jefferson's University -- The Early Life Project, 1819-1870. WorldCat record id: 647854624 From the description of Papers, 1870-1891.
Library referencedIn University of Virginia. Among them are Chief Justice Chase, W. Brown was donated by A. Grace, Kevin Jan 4, 2012.
Noah Webster wrote to McGuffey on March 3, 1837, discussing their mutual interest in orthography, or the art of correct spelling.
A May 5, 1931 letter from W.
What did the little girl do? From the description of Papers of William H.