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Arthur Gilman (1837–1909)

Gilman, Arthur. An American educator and author; born at Alton, IL, June 22, 1837; died on Dec. 28, 1909. He was engaged in the banking business in New York from 1857 to 1862, when he removed to Lenox, MA. In 1876 he assisted in the organization of the Harvard Annex, now known as Radcliffe College. Among his works are: ‘First Steps in English Literature’ (1870); ‘First Steps in General History’ (1874); ‘History of the American People’ (1883); ‘Early American Explorers’ (1885); ‘Colonization of America’; ‘The Making of the American Nation’ (1887).