Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Noah Webster & His Dictionary - An Exhibit

An Exhibit Commemorating the 250th Anniversary
of Noah Webster’s Birth October 16, 1758
Amherst College Library,
Archives and Special Collections Department
September 4, 2008 through January 4, 2009

Interesting information and photographs are still posted online.

Bust of Noah Webster

by Chauncey Bradley Ives
American (1812-1894)
Bronze 26 ½ in; 67.31 cm
Gift of Theodore Bailey, Jr. in memory of
Richmond Mayo-Smith
(Class of 1909)
Loaned, courtesy of the Amherst College
Mead Art Museum

Link to more information about the Webster Exhibit

An American Dictionary of the English Language… By Noah Webster.
Revised and enlarged by Chauncey A. Goodrich. Springfield, Mass.:
Published by George and Charles Merriam, 1854.

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