Felton, Cornelius Conway, 1807-1862
- Existence: 1807 - 1862
Cornelius Conway Felton (November 6, 1807 – February 26, 1862) was an American educator. He was regent of the Smithsonian Institution, as well as professor of Greek literature and president of Harvard University.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Four-page letter from Cornelius Conway Felton in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Daniel Webster, telling him that he is sending Mr. and Mrs. Webster some books. The "talk about bullocks" is from Ecclesiasticus. Writer thanks the Webster to write his autobiography. See MS 852900.5 for a manuscript that was originally included in this letter.
Four-page letter from Cornelius Conway Felton in Cambridge to George Ticknor, telling him that he has accepted the appointment as president of Harvard University and mentions how it will affect his duties as a Greek professor.
Four-page letter from Cornelius Conway Felton in Cambridge to Mrs. Ticknor, accepting her invitation. Reminisces about the days when he was Mr. Ticknor's pupil.
Letter from George Ticknor, Edward Everett, Cornelius C. Felton and George T. Curtis in Boston to Major General Jseup, telling him that they are collecting Webster's papers and would like to know of any letters, papers and printed material. Includes newspaper clipping of Webster Festival.