The Autobiography of John C. Van Dyke: A Personal Narrative of American Life, 1861-1931

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The Autobiography of
A Personal Narrative of American Life 1861-1931

Edited by
Peter Wild

Foreword by
Philip L. Strong

University of Utah Press
Salt Lake City

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  • Title Page ii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Acknowledgments xii
  • Editor's Introduction xv
  • Chronology xxxiii
  • Preface 3
  • Contents 5
  • Chapter 1 - Lincoln in 1861 11
  • Chapter 2 - The Family in the Revolution 17
  • Chapter 3 - Green Oaks 24
  • Chapter 4 - Trenton 30
  • Chapter 5 - Minnesota in 1868 37
  • Chapter 6 - New York in 1876 43
  • Chapter 7 - Reading 49
  • Chapter 8- Art and Artists 56
  • Chapter 9 - Authors and Painters 61
  • Chapter 10 - Lecturing in 1890 67
  • Chapter 11 - Friendships 73
  • Chapter 12 - Fairs 80
  • Chapter 13 - The Players 86
  • Chapter 14 - In England and Scotland 91
  • Chapter 15 - Of Many Things 98
  • Chapter 16 - Play and Work 103
  • Chapter 17 - More Books 108
  • Chapter 18 - Montana 112
  • Chapter 19 - The Desert 117
  • Chapter 20 - Mexico 123
  • Chapter 21 - Art for the Public 128
  • Chapter 22 - Adventures 132
  • Chapter 23 - To and Fro 138
  • Chapter 24 - Glacier Park and Alaska 143
  • Chapter 25 - Happenings 147
  • Chapter 26 - New Undertakings 155
  • Chapter 27 - Work and War 160
  • Chapter 28 - Mountain, Desert, and Grand Canyon 167
  • Chapter 29 - Concerning Rembrandt 173
  • Chapter 30 - Compensations 180
  • Chapter 31 - South America 184
  • Chapter 32 - The West Indies 188
  • Chapter 33 - Malay Archipelago 192
  • Chapter 34 - India and the Philippines 196
  • Chapter 35 - Egypt 202
  • Chapter 36 - At Home 208
  • Notes 211
  • Selected Bibliography 255
  • Index 265
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