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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1800 - 1891

George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national and international levels. During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1845. He was a senior American diplomat in Europe. Among his best-known writings is the magisterial series, History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

George Bancroft letter

Mss 831215.3
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Identifier: Mss 831215.3
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George Bancroft letter

Mss 825257
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Identifier: Mss 825257
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George Bancroft letter

Mss 829529
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Identifier: Mss 829529
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George Bancroft letter

Mss 842314
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Identifier: Mss 842314
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