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Battell, Joseph, 1839-1915

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Battell, Joseph

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Joseph Battell: A Centennial Appreciation, 2015-02-23

 Item
Identifier: A11.IV.1
Scope and Contents On February 23, 2015, the centennial of Joseph Battell’s death, David Bain gave an illustrated talk on Joseph Battell’s life and works. According to Bain, Battell was not only a Bread Loaf land baron (in his day the largest private landowner in Vermont), but an environmentalist, crusading newspaperman, Middlebury College alum (Class of 1860), trustee, philanthropist, and novelist.

David Haward Bain has taught creative writing and literature at Middlebury College for 28 years, and ...