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Richard Henry Dana

Author (1-Aug-1815 — 6-Jan-1882)


Charles Francis Adams. Richard Henry Dana: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1890. (2 vols.)

Richard Henry Dana. Two Years Before the Mast. New York: Harper and Brothers. 1840.

Robert L. Gale. Richard Henry Dana, Jr.. New York: Twayne. 1969. 191pp.

Robert F. Lucid (editor). The Journal of Richard Henry Dana, Jr.. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press at Harvard University. 1968. (3 vols.) 406pp. + 431pp. + 364pp.

Samuel Shapiro. Richard Henry Dana, Jr., 1815-1882. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press. 1961.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.261)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.382)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.252)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.61)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.182)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.105)

  13. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.205)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.248)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.173)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.134)

  17. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.214)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.61)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.4)

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