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EAF Author: Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881)

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Josiah Gilbert Holland was born in Belchertown, Massachusetts. Originally a physician, he abandoned that career to become an educator and editor. Holland served for many years as editor of the Springfield Republican and later founded and edited Scribner's magazine. His works include novels, historical volumes, and collections of his Republican columns.


Works in the EAF Collection

Arthur Bonnicastle: An American Novel (1873) (Restricted)

The Bay-Path: A Tale of New England Colonial Life (1857) (Restricted)

Miss Gilbert's Career: An American Story (1860) (Restricted)

Sevenoaks: A Story of To-Day (1875) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)

Other Resources

Guides to Josiah Gilbert Holland manuscript holdings from UVA Special Collections :
Holland, Josiah Gilbert.: #7729

Holland, Josiah Gilbert.: #7729-a