|At the utmost, the active-minded young man should ask of his teacher only mastery of his tools…. Once acquired, the tools and models may be thrown away.|
|—Preface, The Education of Henry Adams|
Henry Adams (1838–1918)
Title: Henry Adams (1838–1918)
Author: Adams, Henry
An American historian; born in Boston, Feb. 16, 1838; died in 1918; grandson of J. Q. Adams. He was for some time editor of the North American Review, and professor of history in Harvard College.—Continue at Reader’s Dictionary of Authors.