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List of Names beginning with Letters 'U', 'V', 'W', 'X', 'Y', or 'Z' in the State Library collection of

Biographical Sketches

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Vol.No. Last NameFirst Name Description

46

14

ULLMAN

JOSEPH H

Banquet in his honor, menu

46

15

UPSALL

NICHOLAS

Nicholas Upsall, by Augustine Jones, 1880

69

16

UPSON

HENRY SWIFT

Memorial service 1913

771K

2

VAN BUREN

MARTIN

Biographcial sketch of Andrew Jackson...a biographical sketch of Martin Van Buren, candidate for the Vice-Presidency, Hartford

70

1

VAN RENSSELAER

STEPHEN

Discourse on the life, services and character of Stephen Van Rensselaer, 1839

1

08

VERMILYE

ROBERT

Discourse commemorative of the Rev. Robert G. Vermilye, D.D. by Thomas Vermilye, 1876

70

2

QUEEN VICTORIA

 

Queen and Empress, the life story of Queen Victoria

58

8

VILLA

PANCHO

Who, where, and why is Villa?

77W

1

WADSWORTH

REV. CHARLES

Funeral services of the Rev. Charles Wadsworth, Philadelphia, 1882

77W

2

WADSWORTH

DANIEL

Will of Daniel Wadsworth, Hartford, 1847

8

2

WADSWORTH

ELIZA PARSONS (MRS. TERTIUS)

Memorial sketch by Mrs. E. R. Rexford

10

9

WADSWORTH

FAITH (MRS. DANIEL)

Sermon occasioned by the death of Mrs. Faith Wadsworth, by Joel Hawes, 1846

16

8

WADSWORTH

JEREMIAH

His home and guests, an address at the placing of a tablet on the Wadsworth Elm at Hartford, 1894, commemortive of the first visit of George Washington by Jonathan Flynt Morris.

77B

21

WAGSTAFF

HELEN JAY

In memoriam, lost at sea by the sinking of the Ville de Havre on Nov. 22, 1873

10

10

WAIT

MARVIN

Memorial of Marvin Wait, killed at the battle of Antietam, written by Jacob Eaton, 1863

47

1

WAITE

JOSEPH

In memoriam, Joseph Waite, 1852-1905

28

14

WAITE

HON. MORRISON R.

Tribute (Chief Justice of the U.S.) 1888

51

14

WAITE

MORRISON RENWICK

In memoriam, Morrison Renwick Waite,Chief Justice of the United States, 1890

77W

3

WALKER

HIRAM

Hiram Walker and Walkerville from 1858, 195E

5

12

WALKER

JAMES

Services at the dedication of a mural monument to James Walker, D.D.LL.D., 1884

47

2

WARD

ANDREW

Biographyl907

47

3

WARDWELL

BURNHAM

One of the surviving members of the Grand Jury who found a verdict against Jefferson Davis for treason, Circular, Burnham Wardwell vindicated in his work for humanity,

47

4

WARDWELL

BURNHAM

Public address

72NW

27

WARE

EDWARD TWICHELL

A tribute

47

5

WARNER

CHARLES DUDLEY

Biographical sketch,1905

30

6

WARRINER

REV.EDWARD AUGUSTUS

Sermon at memorial service,1908

70

3

WASHBURN

CASWALLADER C.

In memriam, 1882

30

7

WASHBURN

WILLIAM BARRETT (GOVERNOR)

Gov. Washburn in Public Life, by Hon. George F. Hoar, and The Opportunity of the Christian Layman, by Rev. L. Clarke Seelye

37

12

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Facsimiles of the memorial stones of the last English ancestors of George Washington ...permanentley placed in the State House of Massachusetts,1862

47

6

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Washington's will, History of the Washington Monument, the first and last inaugurations, 1885

47

7

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Washington, the founder of the nation by George Moulton Carpenter, 1889

47

8

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Washington's farewell address

47

9

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Washington's Birthday/Arbor Day, programs and selections for their celebration for use in the schools of Alabama

47

10

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Celebration of the 139th anniversary of the journey of George Washington from Philadelphia to Cambridge, 1914

51

15

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

George Washington as an inventor and promoter of the useful arts, by J.M. Toner, 1892

60

8

WASHINGTON

GEORGE

Washington eulogies, a checklist of the eulogies and funeral orations on the death of Washington, Dec. 1799-Feb. 1800

59

20

WASHINGTON

COL. JOHN AUGUSTINE

Col. John Augustine Washington of Mt. Vernon by Col. Arthur Herbert, 1915

30

8

WASHINGTON

MARTHA

Martha Washington by Benson J. Lossing, 1865

8

2

WATKINSON

OLIVE (MRS. DAVID)

Memorial sketch by Mrs. Sarah Day Holley

75

27

WATSON

EMELINE CURTIS

In memoriam, 1892

58

9

WATSON

MARY L. (MRS. REV. WILLIAM)

Sermon preached ...death of Mrs.Mary L. Watson 1851

77W

5

WATSON

SERENO

Sereno Watson, 1893

70

4

WAYLAND

FRANCIS, D.D.

Educational labors and publications of F. Wayland

30

9

WAYLAND

HERMAN LINCOLN

Memorial, 1898

37

13

WAYNE

ANTHONY

In the haunts of Anthony,1908

10

11

WEBB

MISS FRANCES C.

A sermon occasioned by the death of Miss Frances C. Webb, by Joel Hawes, 1844

30

10

WEBSTER

DANIEL

Fryeburg Webster Centennial, celebrating the coming of Daniel Webster to Fryeburg, 100 years ago, 1902

47

11

WEBSTER

DANIEL

Letter to David Ramsey...respecting the errors in Johnson's Dictionary and other lexicons, by Daniel Webster, 1807

47

12

WEBSTER

DANIEL

testimonials to Webster's series of Advertisements,books for systematic instruction in the English language

58

10

WEBSTER

DANIEL

Eulogy on the late Daniel Webster pronounced before the faculty and students of Yale College, 1853

61

14

WEBSTER

DANIEL

Webster's work for the Union, 1918

70

5

WEBSTER

DANIEL

Discourse occasioned by the death of Hon. Daniel Webster, by E.L. Cleaveland, pastor of the Third Congregational Church New Haven, 1852

72NW

28

WEBSTER

DANIEL

Eulogy on Daniel Webster, delivered before the students of Phillips Academy, by Edwin Sanborn, 1853

77W

6

WEBSTER

MR.

Proceedings at the General term of the Supreme Court in the city of New York on occasion of Mr. Webster's death, 1852

70

6

WEBSTER

SETH R.

Discourse delivered on the death of Seth Webster,1863

59

21

WEEKS

JOHN W.

John W. Weeks, by Joseph Smith

72NW

29

WELCH

ARCHIBALD ASHLEY

Resolution by the Board of Directors, Phoenix Mutual Life Ins. Co. of Hartford, on the passing of their President, Archibald Welch, 1935

10

12

WELCH

GEORGE M

.Sermon in memory of George M. Welch, by Rev. W. DeLoss Love, 1890

47

13

WELCH

MOSES C.

Sermon preached at the funeral of Rev. Moses C. Welch, pastor of the 2nd Church of Christ in Mansfield, by Samuel Nott, 1824

45

5

WELCOME HALL MISSION, NEW HAVEN

 

Etracts from the journals of Miss M. E. Remington, missonary of the Welcome Hall Mission, New Haven, 1892

75

28

WELD

ANGELINA GRIMKE

In memory, 1880

75

29

WELLES

REV. ELIJAH G.

Letters and certificates respecting the Rev. Elijah G. Welles, late of Windham, Hartford, 1813

47

14

WELLS

REV. E.M.P.

Memoir of the life and character of E.M.P. Wells

73

25

WELLES

THOMAS

Life and public services of Thomas Welles fourth Governor of Connecticut, 1940

47

22

WENTWORTH

JOHN

Congressional reminiscences Adams, Benton, Calhoun, Clay, and Webster, an address ... delivered before the Chicago Historical Society, 1882

72NW

30

WESLEY

JOHN

An address delivered at the Wesley Centennial, 1891

47

15

WHEADON

DEACON DANIEL

Discourse delivered in North Branford...occasioned by the death of Deacon Daniel Wheadon, by John Baldwin, pastor of the First Congregational Church, North Branford, 1842

16

9

WHEATON

MRS. MARY I.

Sermon at the funeral, of Mary Eaton, by Benjamin Wood, 1817

5

13

WHITE

WILLIAM GREEN

In memoriuam Lieut. William Greenough White killed at the Battle of Anteitam, 1863

58

11

WHITMAN

MARCUS

A national hero, sermon by Doremus Scudder at the statue of Marcus Whitman, 1897

77W

7

WHITMAN

WALT

Walt Whitman and the West, 1943

77W

8

WHITMAN

WALT

Walt Whitman, man, poet, philosopher, 1955

70

7

WHITMORE

CARILE MARY (REV. MRS. ZOLVA WHITMORE)

Sermon occasioned by the death of Carile Mary Whitmore, North-Guilford, by Isaac Parsons junior pastor of the First Church of Christ East Haddam, 1822

61

12

WHITMORE

WELLS

In memoriam, 1918

77W

9

WHITNEY

AMOS

Biographical sketch, 1915

77W

10

WHITTIER

FRANK N.

Frank N. Whittier, 1861-1924

10

13

WHITTELSEY

CHAUNCEY

Funeral sermon ... of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church, New Haven, EZRA STILES, 1787

58

12

WHITTLESEY

ELIPHALET

Sermon ... at the funeral of Deacon Eliphalet Whittlesey, Salisbury, CT by Adam Reid 1860

16

10

WICKMAN,

JOSEPH DRESSER

Recollections, 1893

58

13

WIGHTMAN

 

Wightman memorial, unveiling exercises at the Wiahtman Burial Ground. Groton. 1890

47

15

WHEADON

DEACON DANIEL

Discourse delivered in North Branford...occasioned by the death of Deacon Daniel Wheadon, by John Baldwin, pastor of the First Congregational Church, North Branford, 1842

16

9

WHEATON

MRS. MARY I.

Sermon at the funeral, of Mary Eaton, by Benjamin Wood, 1817

5

13

WHITE

WILLIAM GREEN

In memoriuam Lieut. William Greenough White killed at the Battle of Anteitam, 1863

58

11

WHITMAN

MARCUS

A national hero, sermon by Doremus Scudder at the statue of Marcus Whitman, 1897

77W

7

WHITMAN

WALT

Walt Whitman and the West, 1943

77W

8

WHITMAN

WALT

Walt Whitman, man, poet, philosopher, 1955

70

7

WHITMORE

CARILE MARY (REV. MRS. ZOLVA WHITMORE)

Sermon occasioned by the death of Carile Mary Whitmore, North-Guilford, by Isaac Parsons junior pastor of the First Church of Christ East Haddam, 1822

61

12

WHITMORE

WELLS

In memoriam, 1918

77W

9

WHITNEY

AMOS

Biographical sketch, 1915

77W

10

WHITTIER

FRANK N.

Frank N. Whittier, 1861-1924

10

13

WHITTELSEY

CHAUNCEY

Funeral sermon ... of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church, New Haven, EZRA STILES, 1787

58

12

WHITTLESEY

ELIPHALET

Sermon ... at the funeral of Deacon Eliphalet Whittlesey, Salisbury, CT by Adam Reid 1860

16

10

WICKMAN

JOSEPH DRESSER

Recollections, 1893

58

13

WIGHTMAN

 

Wightman memorial, unveiling exercises at the Wiahtman Burial Ground. Groton. 1890

5

14

WILDE

SAMUEL SUMNER

Discourse occasioned by the death of the Hon. Samuel Sumner Wilde, LL.D. by Ephraim Peabody, 1855

77W

11

WILDER

GERALD GARDNER

Bowdoin College bulletin, Memorial issue, 1944

77W

12

WILLARD

EMMA

Emma Willard's life and work in Middlebury, 1894

77W

13

WILLARD

EMMA

Educational services of Mrs. Emma Willard,1859

5

15

WILLARD

FRANCES E.

A tribute to the American woman, Frances E. Willard, by Albert J. Beveridge, 1905

30

11

WILLARD

FRANCES E.

Duplicate of 5, 15

58

14

WILLARD

REV. JAMES L

Tributes to the memory of Rev. James L. Willard, pastor of the Westville Cong. Church, 1894

30

12

WILLARD

JOSEPH

Memoir, 1867

77W

14

WILLARD

MARY TYLER

Mary Tyler Willard, 1841-1892 (Norwich)

58

15

WILLARD

SAMUEL G.

In memory of Rev. Samuel G. Willard, Pastor of the First Church of Christ, Colchester,1888

51

16

WILLARD

MAJOR SIDNEY

A tribute to Major Sidney Willard, by C.A. Bartol, 1862

58

16

WILLIAMS

BISHOP

Some reminiscences of Bishop Williams, fourth Bishop of Conn. 1915

8

2

WILLIAMS

DELIA ELLSWORTH (MRS. THOMAS S.)

Memorial sketch, by Mrs. Sarah Day Holley

10

14

WILLIAMS

DELIA (MRS. THOMAS S.)

Sermon occasioned by the death of Mrs. Delia Williams by Joel Hawes, 1840

49

21

WILLIAMS

ELISHA

Elisha Williams: minister, soldier, President of Yale, by Francis Parsons, 1907

16

11

WILLIAMS

JOB

Sermon delivered at the funeral of Deacon Job Williams, by Walter S. Alexander, 1863

70

8

WILLIAMS

JOB

Brief sketch of the life of Job Williams, late principal of the American School for the Deaf

70

9

WILLIAMS

JOHN

Memories here and there of John Williams, Fourth Bishop of Conn.,1924

16

12

WILLIAMS

MARY HANFORD

Funeral sermon, by Samuel Nott, 1815

20

10

WILLIAMS

O.E.

Concise history of an extraordinary family transaction; or the influence of wealth and prejudice over justice, 185? (Hartford)

47

16

WILLIAMS

ROGER

Memorial of Roger Williams, by Zachariah Allen, 1860

47

17

WILLIAMS

ROGER

Roger Williams,the prophetic legislator, by Thomas Stone, 1872

47

22

WILLIAMS

ROGER

Speech given to Congress by Senator Henry B. Anthony of Rhode Island upon the presentation of a statue of Roger Williams, 1864

70

10

WILLIAMS

ROGER

Footprints of Roger Williams,1886

70

11

WILLIAMS

ROGER

Extract from Main Currents in American Thought

10

15

WILLIAMS

THOMAS SCOTT,

Sermon occasioned by the death of Hon. Thomas Scott Williams, LL.D. by J. Hawes, 1862

70

12

WILLIAMS

TIMOTHY S.

Discourse delivered in consequence of the death of Hon. Timothy Williams, 1849

77W

15

WILLOUGHBY

WESTEL

Westel Willoughby-Litchfield County pioneer, 1931

78

7

WILSON

CARROLL ATWOOD

Carroll Atwood Wilson, 1886-1947, 1948

70

13

WILSON

WILLIAM P.

Resolution in memory of William Wilson, 1927

58

17

WILSON

WOODROW

Speeches of Woodrow Wilson, the Governor of New Jersey turns a strong searchlight upon our national problems

74

36

WILSON

WOODROW

Life of Woodrow Wilson, outline for a course of study

77W

16

WILSON,

WOODROW

Address... Virginia, in commemoration of the centennial year of Woodrow Wilson,1956

77W

17

WILSON

WOODROW

Story of Woodrow Wilson,

79

 

WILSON

WOODROW

Duplicate of 77W, 17

77W

18

WINDES

CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER

Charles Windes, Arizona's Supreme Court Justice

77W

19

WINFIELD

SIR PERCY HENRY

Biography, 1953

47

18

WINTHROP

JOHN

Governor John Winthrop, Jr., of Connecticut, as a physician, by Walter Steiner, 1906

26

4

WINTHROP

HON. ROBERT C

Proceedings on the presentation of three portraits to the Peabody Normal College, 1888

30

13

WINTHROP

ROBERT C.

Tributes to the memory of Robert C. Winthrop, 1894

47

19

WINTHROP

THEODORE

Winthrop and Curtis, a reviewer reviewed, by John Williams, and Winthrop and the Northwest, by Clarence Bagley, 1914

14

6

WINSLOW

HARRIET LATHROP

Three early missionaries from eastern Connecticut, by Emily S. Gilman,1897

61

12

WISNER

POLYDORE B.

In memoriam, 1918

59

22

WITTENMYER

ANNIE

Lest we forget, Annie Wittenmyer, first president of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union, by Lucy Shelton Stewart, 1916

59

23

WOOD

HON.JOSEPH

Memoranda respecting the late Hon. Joseph Wood, New Haven,1856

5

16

WOOD

THOMAS, D.D.

Biographical notices of Thomas Wood, D.D., by T.C. Noble, 1882

5

17

WOODBRIDGE

LUTHER DANA, M.D.

In memoriam 1899

77W

20

WOODRUFF

FRANK E.

Frank E. Woodruff, 1855-1922, 1923

58

18

WOODRUFF

HANNAH P.(MRS. ELEAZAR)

Sermon on the occasion of the funeral of Mrs. Hannah Woodruff, Christ Church, Watertown, 1855

10

16

WOOLSEY

THEODORE DWIGHT

Memorial address by President Dwight, 1890

10

17

WOOSTER

GEN. DAVID

Oration upon the life and services of Gen. David Wooster...delivered when a monument was erected to his memory,by Henry Champion Deming, 1854

49

22

WRIGHT

REV.EDWARD

Sermon on the death of Rev. Edward Wright, by Alfred E. Ives, 1853

5

18

WRIGHT

REBECCA

The loyal girl of Winchester, 1864

77W

21

WYTHE

GEORGE

Honorable George Wythe, teacher, lawyer, jurist, statesman, 1921

16

12

YALE

GOVERNOR ELIHU

Governor Elihu Yale, by Franklin B. Dexter, 1882

73

26

YLE

JULIUS

Funeral discourse preached at the funeral of Julius Yale, Center Congregational Church, Meriden, by Rev. J.J. Woolley, 1868

5

19

YATES

REV. ANDREW

Funeral discourse, occasioned by the death of Rev. Andrew Yates, D.D. by Wm. H. Campbell, 1844

16

14

YEOMANS

MRS. OLIVE

Sermon occasioned by the death of, by Rev.James N. Granger, 1857

47

20

YOUNG

COL. HENRY HARRISON

Report of the Col. H.H. Young Monument Commission made to the General Assembly of Rhode Island,1912

70

14

ZOLA

EMILE

Emile Zola a study of his personality with illustrations,1900