What they all had in common was wit and friendship
Tags: ELITE (Social sciences) -- History; ADAMS, Marian, 1843-1885; ADAMS, Henry, 1838-1918; HAY, Clara Louise Stone, 1849-1914; HAY, John, 1838-1905; KING, Clarence; WASHINGTON (D.C.) -- Social life & customs; NINETEENTH century
- The Revitalization of Henry Adams. Mackintosh, Fiona J. // American History;Aug2003, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p70
Reports on the revitalization of historian and novelist Henry Adams when he traveled to Tahiti after the death of his wife, Marian Adams known as Clover. Family background of Adams; His description of Tahiti; Information on his life living with the family of Tati Salmon, the most important...
- FROM HOUSE TO HOTEL. W. B. B. // Cobblestone;Jan2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p29
The article discusses the adjoining houses of U.S. presidential secretary John Milton Hay and historian Henry Brooks Adams, which were designed by architect H. H. Richardson in the late 19th century, and which were demolished in 1927 by developer Harry Wardman.
- CHAPTER XXIV INDIAN SUMMER (1898-1899). Adams, Henry // Education of Henry Adams (ICON Group International, Inc.);2008, p349
Chapter 24 of the book "The Education of Henry Adams," by Henry Adams is presented. It explores the life of Adams in the period 1898 to 1988, his associations with U.S. Secretary of State John Hay and John La Farge who had been his college professor and American and world politics. The author...
- CHAPTER XXXV NUNC AGE (1905). Adams, Henry // Education of Henry Adams (ICON Group International, Inc.);2008, p483
Chapter 35 of the book "The Education of Henry Adams," by Henry Adams is presented. It describes the condition of the U.S. politics and government as well as the education system during the administration of Theodore Roosevelt. It explores the qualification of the successor of a new statesman...
- IN SEARCH OF INNOCENCE. Auchincloss, Louis // American Heritage;Jun1970, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p28
The article describes a segment of U.S. nineteenth century history, the 1890 ocean voyage of scholar Henry Adams and painter John LaFarge to Oceania and the Islands of the Pacific. They reached Oahu in Hawaii and the Samoan Islands. The voyages introduced them to a primitive culture that was...
- Washington D.C.. McLellan, Diana // Town & Country;Apr93, Vol. 147 Issue 5155, p50
Discusses ten social activities in Washington D.C. Influence of the Clinton administration to the way parties are conducted; Changes in conversation in ladies' night outs; St John's Church Georgetown House Tour; `Green Book,' the social list of Washington, D.C.
- Social studies. Watters, Susan // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;11/7/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 88, p20
Reports on social observers' predictions for the Washington, D.C. society after the November 5, 1996 elections. Anticipation of political posturing by congressional investigators and special prosecutors; Slight decline in social energy of President Bill Clinton; Return of Clinton's ambassador...
- Conventional-wisdom watch. // Newsweek;1/30/1989, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p9
Presents the current conventional-wisdom on the Washington social scene.
- The Times, They Are A-Changin.'. Fields, Suzanne // Insight on the News;07/06/98, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p48
Narrates a family life experience at Washington, D.C. Description of the neighborhood where they lived; Typical day at the neighborhood; Account on the first television set they owned; Changes in Washington.