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Biographical Books and Articles about Elihu Burritt

Bartlett, Ellen Strong. Elihu Burritt - The Learned Blacksmith (In New England Magazine, new series v. 16 no. 4 June 1897.) pp. 385 - 403. CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

Bartlett, Ellen Strong. Elihu Burritt. New Britain, New Britain Herald Print, n.d. 28 p. From an article in the New England Magazine. Gift of Barbara Skinner Calculli (Grandniece of Burritt). CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

Beaucar, Kelley O. Oxford scholar researches Elihu Burritt. (in The Herald, September 17, 1994.) pp. 1, 7. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Berkshire town also honors the "learned blacksmith". (In New Britain Herald. August 25, 1978). p. 9 CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Borchers, S. J. "The learned blacksmith" n.p., 1940's. P 11 - 13.

Brown, Roderick H. Elihu Burritt, the man and his ideas. An essay submitted to the faculty of Wesleyan University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of masters of arts in Liberal studies, May 1958. typescript 46 1. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971bs

Burritt, Elihu (In American Authors, 1600-1900. A biographical dictionary of American Literature. Edited by Stanley Kunitz. New York, H.W. Wilson, 1938.) pp 119-120. CCSU Reference PS21 K8

Burritt, Lewis L.  The Burritt family in America. Descendants of William Burritt of Stratford, Conn. 1635 - 1940. n.p. [1940?] 321 p. CCSU Rare Books 920 B97

A Burritt brotherhood house. (In The Independent, v. 68 no. 3210. June 9, 1910.) PP 1306 - 1307. CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

Burritt document uncovered. [Common Council resolution recommending adoption of the city seal as suggested by Elihu Burritt., March 25, 1873. (In the New Britain Herald, December 3, 1962.) CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Burritt Mission A social center. Chapel erected by New Britain's learned blacksmith made into neighborhood house. (In Hartford Courant, n.d. 1880's).

Burritt taught himself 50 different languages. (In New Britain Herald [1959?]) n.d. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Burritt's old books. Library of the "learned blacksmith" has been cataloged. New Britain? n.p. n.d.

C.C.S.C. professor published book on Elihu Burritt. (In New Britain Herald), October 9, 1968. p. 37 Accompanied by photograph of Dr. Tolis at his typewriter.

Camp, David Nelson. First Champion of Universal Peace. (In Journal of American History v. 1 no. 1, January 1907.) pp. 151-161. CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

Camp, David Nelson. Recollections of Elihu Burritt, first champion of universal peace. (In Connecticut Magazine v. 10 no. 4, 1906.) pp. 599-608. CCSU Serials Rare Books

Carlson, Meredith. Diaries illuminate New Britain peace leader. (in The Hartford Courant, September 10, 1994). Available online: Off-campus access is limited to CCSU students, faculty, and staff.

Caedel, Martin. The origins of war prevention. The British peace movement and international relations, 1730-1854. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1996.

Chambers, William. The peace apostle. n.d. 8 p. Typewritten copy of an unpublished manuscript.

Clarke, Edward Shelton. That Elihu Burritt shall yet come into history. (In The Sponsor, . 1 no. 9, August 1929.) pp. 7-8. CCSU Rare Books

Cleveland, Philip Jerome The Burritt Memorial. (In The Sponsor, v. 1 no. 1, November 1928.) pp. 5-6. CCSU Rare Books

Cleveland, Philip Jerome More in respect to the Burritt Memorial. (In The Sponsor, v. 1 no. 4, February 1929.) pp. 11-12, 54. CCSU Rare Books

Cleveland, Philip Jerome Truth concerning the Elihu Burritt Memorial. (In The Sponsor, v. 1 no. 8, July 1929.) p. 5-6, 35. CCSU Rare Books

Colton, John W. Elihu Burritt must have been the original quiz kid. (In the Hartford Times, March 1, 1944.)

Committee of the Peace Society. London. Resolution of appreciation to Elihu Burritt, June 15, 1869. 1 p. Handwritten by Henry Richard, secretary.

Conwell, Joseph A. Life and character of Elihu Burritt, an inspiration. (In the Vineland Historical Magazine, v. 13, no. 2, April 1928.) pp. 27-41.

Curti, Merle. The American peace crusade, 1815-1860. Durham, Duke University Press, 1929. 250 p. CCSU Rare Books 341.1 B97a7

Curti, Merle. The learned blacksmith. The letters and journals of Elihu Burritt. New York, Wilson-Erickson, 1937. 241 p. Copy 1 with dust jacket. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971c2

Davis, Ozora S. Elihu Burritt, an apostle of international brotherhood. New Britain, n.p., 1907. 29 p. Front is a reproduction of H.T. Munns painting of Burritt in the New Britain Institute. Pasted into rear cover is an article on Burritt's Old Books. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971d

Davis, Ozora S. Elihu Burritt. Apostle of International Brotherhood. (In Hardware City Magazine, v. 1 no. 8, May 1926.) pp. 7-9, 21. CCSU Rare Books

Davis, Ozora S. Elihu Burritt. The learned blacksmith. (In Hardware City Magazine v. 1 no. 7, April 1927). pp. 1-2, 24, 26. CCSU Rare Books

Davis, Ozora S. The Unity of Mankind. (In The Burritt Bulletin, December 1907). pp. 1, 7-8. Sermon preached in the South Congregational Church, Sunday, December 15, 1907.

Elihu Burritt, n.p. n.d. 1851? pp. 367-368.

Elihu Burritt, n.p. n.d. before 1879. pp. 124-126.

Elihu Burritt, The learned blacksmith. (In Illustrated London News, March 29, 1879). pp. 269-270.

Elihu Burritt, a review of the Charles Northend's memorial volume (In The Nation v. 30, no. 772 April 15, 1880). p. 293. CCSU Serials Stack 8

Elihu Burritt library dedicated; named for "learned blacksmith". (In Hartford Courant, May 18, 1959). P. 18. Available online: off campus access is limited to CCSU students, faculty, and staff.

Fowler, Herbert E. Author sees peace problem now same as the one Burritt faced. [A history of New Britain, part 52] (In New Britain Herald, September 16, 1960). p. 2. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Fowler, Herbert E. Burritt's fame as lecturer and worker for peace spreads. [1A history of New Britain, part 51] (In New Britain Herald, September 15, 1960). p. 2. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Fowler, Herbert E. Burritt's letter to Longfellow. [A history of New Britain, part 49] (In New Britain Herald, September 13, 1960). p. 2. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Fowler, Herbert E. The History of New Britain, New Britain Historical Society, 1960. 294 p. Elihu Burritt DD. 62. 65. 80. 81. 88. 97. 99. 229. 247. 2S1.

Fowler, Herbert E. Reading knowledge of more than 50 languages was Burritt's claim. [A history of New Britain, part 50] (In New Britain Herald, September 14, 1960). p. 2. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Greene, Theodore A. Elihu Burritt, Christian internationalist. A sermon preached by the pastor in the First Church, February 19, 1928. (In First Church Record and Bulletin v. 3 no. 6 February 1928). pp 1-5. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971g

Greene, Theodore A. Elihu Burritt: Christian internationalist (In The Sponsor v. 1 no. 3, January 1929). pp. 5-6, 34-38. CCSU Rare Books

Hahn, George Elihu Burritt was "only a blacksmith" when he wooed and lost the girl he loved. (In New Britain Herald, May 29, 1952). p. 4. One of 22 articles about Burritt. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Hahn, George Rare book reveals Elihu Burritt's ancestry. (In New Britain Herald n.d.). One of a series of twenty-two articles about Burritt published between May 29, 1952-April 10, 1953. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Hill, C. W. The learned blacksmith. (In Antiquarian Book Monthly Review v. 3 no. 10, October, 1976. pp. 300-302.

Hoar, Marion L. Elihu Burritt and international (universal) postage. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Masters Degree at Trinity College, April 20, 1936. typescript Id 1. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971h

Hornstein, Harold The "learned blacksmith". (In New Haven Register, December 20, 1981). D. B12.

Ide, Herbert Chandler Elihu Burritt, Apostle of Brotherhood. (In Congregationalist and Christian World, October 1, 1904). p. 470. Available online: off campus access is limited to CCSU students, faculty, and staff.

If only Elihu Burritt were around today [editorial] (in The Herald. September 21, 1994) p. 10. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

In memory of Burritt. Praise for his work sounded by many speakers Monuments to be erected. (In New Britain Herald, February 24, 1904). pp. 1, 8. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Jump, Herbert A. A pageant of brotherhood. (In The Independent, v. 68 no. 3207, May 19, 1910). pp. 1062-1065. CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

Klingberg, Haddon E. Elihu Burritt, 1958. 11 typed pages. Address presented July 31, 1958 before New Britain Rotary Club.

Klingberg, John E. "Elihu Burritt. (Den larde grovsmeden"). (In Illustrerad almanacka för Barnhemmet i New Britain, Conn.. New Britain, 1922).pp. 28-32. CCSU Rare Books O59 K65

The late Mr. Elihu Burritt. [Newspaper article] n.p. n. d. 1879?

The learned blacksmith (In The Northern Messenger. Montreal & New York, v. 15, no. 3, February 2, 1880). p. 1. Engraving of Burritt by Wilson.

Lee, William H. Reminiscences of the early life of Elihu Burritt. New York, Trows' Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1881. 13 p. Reprinted from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record for July 1881. Gift of Barbara Skinner Calculli. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971l

Letters exchanged about Elihu Burritt. [Letters to the editor]. (In New Britain Herald. January 12, 1978). n.p. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Life and services of Elihu Burritt. Together with an account of his funeral, local editorial notices, and obituary resolutions. New Britain, R.J. Vance & Co., 1879. 20 p.

McIntire, Mike. The patron saint of penny postage. New Britain's Elihu Burritt championed low mail rates and world peace, but he's never had a stamp of his own. (in The Hartford Courant, May 2, 1993.) H1, H5. Available online: off campus access is limited to CCSU students, faculty, and staff.

Mack, Ted "The prophetic blacksmith". (In Coronet, v. 34, no. 4, August 1953. p. 27). CCSU Serials Stack 7

"Memoir of Elihu Burritt." (In Rural Gem, v. 3, 1846). pp. 12-18 (portrait). CCSU Rare Books 051 R86

New Britain Tercentenary Committee. New Britain, Connecticut 1635-1935. [New Britain, Adkins Printing Co., 1935]. pp 30-31 article on Elihu Burritt.

New Britain is catching up to itself (in Hartford Times Sunday Magazine). October 14, 1973. Elihu Burritt the learned blacksmith p. 5. Front cover has photograph of the Burritt memorial.

Northend, Charles (ed.) Elihu Burritt; A memorial volume containing a sketch of his life and labors with selections from his writings and lectures, and extracts from his private journals in Europe and America. New York, D. Appleton [1879]. 479 p. Photograph of Burritt by J.A. Williams p. 12. Copy 4 Ex libris: Burritt A. Root, descendent of Elijah Burritt. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971n

Oldest living alumna of T.C.C. recalls chats with Burritt. In New Britain Herald, May 1959? Recollections of Florence A. Smith (Sears). CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Parton, James. Captains of industry. Selected sketches with introduction and illustrations. Boston, New York, Chicago, Houghton Mifflin [1 9 10]. 114 [6, adv.] Contains article Elihu Burritt. The learned blacksmith, pp. 10-18. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971p

The peace apostle (In Littell's Living Age, v. 29, no. 367, May 31, 1851). pp. 403-405. Reprinted from Chambers Edinburgh Journal. CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

The peace apostle. (In Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, v. 15, no. 378 new series, March 29, 1851). pp. 193-195. CCSU Serials Stacks 7&8

The Peace of Nation Society January 1850, (circular explaining objectives). 2 p. Page 2 lists Burritt as an honorary corresponding member. Another copy in French.

Penny, Eleanor L. Elihu Burritt and the peace movement. [Paper written while an undergraduate doing honors work at Connecticut College for Women, June 1928]. 41 p. CCSU Rare Books 341.1 P38

Pioneer champion of world accord, Elihu Burritt, born 138 years ago. (In New Britain Herald, December 8, 1948). n.p. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Robinson, Howard. The British Post Office, a history. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1948. 467 p. Section on Burritt's work for ocean penny postage. CCSU Rare Books 383.4 R66

Rowland, Hugh. Elihu Burritt [paper read before the Saturday Night Club, New Britain] February 15, 1969. 17 p. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971r

Schaper, Richard L. Elihu Burritt and compensated emancipation [A paper for American Studies, Yale University] 1971. 50 p. CCSU Rare Books 326.973 S16

Shaw, Robert K. Elihu Burritt-Friend of mankind. Worcester, The Society, 1926. 16 p. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for April 1926. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971s

Sheridan, Robert E. Who was Elihu Burritt? (In New Britain Herald, n.d.). With the original typed copy. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Short sketch of Citizen Elihu Burritt. From an old document. (In The Sponsor, v. 1, no. 10, September 1929). pp. 30-31. CCSU Rare Books

Smith, Florence A. [Some notes about Elihu Burritt]. Florence Smith roomed at the home of Mrs. Strickland, sister of Burritt. Burritt resided with his sister at this time. 5 p.

Spencer, Robin C. Poets Longfellow's view of Elihu Burritt. (In New Britain Herald, July 18, 1973). p. 4. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Staff, Frank. The penny post, 1680-1918. London, Lutterworth Press [1964]. 219 p. Burritt pp. 21, 105,-108, 111-112, 114-123, 191-194, 125. Autographed by the author. CCSU Rare Books 383 S77

Staff, Frank. The picture postcard & its origins. London, Lutterworth Press, [1966]. 96 p. Elihu Burritt pp. 34, 44. CCSU Rare Books 741.68 S77

Staff, Frank The transatlantic mail. London, Adlard Color Ltd., [1956]. 191 p. Burritt p. 95. CCSU Rare Books 383.1 S77

Strickland, Anna C. Diary 1854-1866. 2 v. Manuscript diary by the niece of Elihu Burritt, mentions Burritt. CCSU Rare Books 920 S865 -
Digital copy of vol. 1 (1854-55) available.

Tolis, Peter. Dr. Tolis explains Burritt. (In New Britain Herald, July 18, 1973). p. 5. CCSU Serials Microfilm 4th floor

Tolis, Peter. Elihu Burritt: Crusader for brotherhood. Hamden, Archon Brooks, 1968. 309 p. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971t

Tolis, Peter. Elihu Burritt: Crusader for Brotherhood. Typescript for book with corrections. 254 1. CCSU Rare Books 92 B971t2

True, Michael. "Worcester radicals". (In The Holy Cross Quarterly, v. 5. no. 3-4, [1972]). 72 p. Elihu Burritt pp 16-17. CCSU Rare Books 920 T86

Turner, Hadley K. A short history of New Marlborough, n.p. 1959. 44+ p. Elihu Burritt pp 19, 22-23. CCSU Rare Books 974.41 T947

The Village blacksmith calendar 1882-1883, n.p. Globe Pills [1881]. 34 p. Elihu Burritt pp 1-6. Welcome to Elihu Burritt, by his fellow-townsmen on returning to New Britain, his native village. Extracted from the New Britain Advocate. Edinburgh, H. Armour, 1850. 32 p.

Wells, George H. Circumstances surrounding the origin and placement of the oak tree on the grave of Elihu Burritt. September 13, 1958. Typed letter signed.

White, Marcus. New Britain. The center of hardware manufacture. Containing a brief review of its marvelous industrial development. New Britain, Published by P. & F. Corbin, Russell & Erwin, Stanley Works, Landers, Frary & Clark...1903. 47 p. Elihu Burritt pp 14-18. CCSU Rare Books 974.62 N532w

Worcester Bank & Trust Co. Forty immortals of Worcester & its county. A brief account of those natives or residents who have accomplished something for their community or for the nation. 72 p. Elihu Burritt pp 43-44. [Worcester. 1926]. CCSU Rare Books 920 W923

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