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Francis Parkman

Historian (16-Sep-1823 — 8-Nov-1893)


L'Abbe H. R. Casgrain. Francis Parkman. Quebec, Canada: C. Darveau. 1872. 89pp. Language: French.

Howard Doughty. Francis Parkman. New York: Macmillan. 1962. 414pp.

Charles Haight Farnham. Life of Francis Parkman. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Morang. 1900. 394pp.

Robert L. Gale. Francis Parkman. Twayne. 1973. 204pp.

Wilbur R. Jacobs. Francis Parkman, Historian as Hero: The Formative Years. University of Texas Press. 1991. 237pp.

Wilbur R. Jacobs (editor). Letters of Francis Parkman. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. 1960. (2 vols.) 204pp. + 286pp.

Mason Wade (editor). The Journals of Francis Parkman. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1947. (2 vols.) 718pp.

Mason Wade. Francis Parkman: Heroic Historian. New York: Viking Press. 1942. 466pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.857)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.796)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.570)

  10. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.296)

  11. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.596-98)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.777)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.558)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.386)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.510)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.767)

  17. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.342)

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