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The Resource Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour

Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour

Label
Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates
Title
Franklin in his own time
Title remainder
a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his time Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was the most famous American in the world. Even those personally unacquainted with the man knew him as the author of Poor Richard's Almanack, as a pioneer in the study of electricity and a major figure in the American Enlightenment, as the creator of such life-changing innovations as the lightning rod and America's first circulating library, and as a leader of the American Revolution. His friends also knew him as a brilliant conversationalist, a great wit, an intellectual filled with curiosity, and most of all a master anecdotist whos
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
973.3092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
F844 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hayes, Kevin J
  • Bour, Isabelle
Series statement
Writers in their own time
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  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • Scientists
  • Inventors
  • Printers
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Friendship
  • Inventors
  • Printers
  • Scientists
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • Zeithintergrund
Label
Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Chronology; Pehr Kalm, [Speaking about Natural History, 1748]; Daniel Fisher, [Extracts from the Diary, 1755]; House of Commons, The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin (1767); Joseph Priestley, [Science, Religion, and Politics in London, 1769, 1795, 1802]; Josiah Quincy, Jr., [Franklin in London, 1774-1775]; John Adams, [Franklin as a Congressman and a Diplomat, 1775-1778]; Abigail Adams, [Franklin in Boston and Paris, 1775 and 1784]; Philip Gibbes, [Two Conversations with Benjamin Franklin, 1777-1778]; Arthur Lee, [Extracts from the Journal, 1777]
Control code
727944924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 196 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587299834
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 40019295643
  • ebc843316
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20mjkgp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727944924
Label
Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Chronology; Pehr Kalm, [Speaking about Natural History, 1748]; Daniel Fisher, [Extracts from the Diary, 1755]; House of Commons, The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin (1767); Joseph Priestley, [Science, Religion, and Politics in London, 1769, 1795, 1802]; Josiah Quincy, Jr., [Franklin in London, 1774-1775]; John Adams, [Franklin as a Congressman and a Diplomat, 1775-1778]; Abigail Adams, [Franklin in Boston and Paris, 1775 and 1784]; Philip Gibbes, [Two Conversations with Benjamin Franklin, 1777-1778]; Arthur Lee, [Extracts from the Journal, 1777]
Control code
727944924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 196 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587299834
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 40019295643
  • ebc843316
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20mjkgp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727944924

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