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Founders of the Cosmos Club of Washington, 1878

George Crossette

Founders of the Cosmos Club of Washington, 1878

a collection of biographical sketches and likenesses of the sixty founders.

by George Crossette

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Published by Cosmos Club in [Washington] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

ContributionsCosmos Club (Washington, D.C.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHS2725.W3 C7197
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5977919M
LC Control Number66005072
OCLC/WorldCa1905490

Cosmos Club. Washington, DC. Since , the Cosmos Club has been a private social club for members distinguished in science, literature, the arts, and public service. To uphold their facilities, the Club undertook an interior renovation with the goal of refreshing the various dining spaces to enrich the overall ambiance and experience for each. In , the Cosmos Club purchased from Henry Reed Rathbone for $33, No. 25 Madison Place NW, the building immediately to the south of the Cutts–Madison House (against which its three-story assembly hall addition abutted). This property (and the one to the south of it) were razed in , and a five-story Cosmos Club lodging house built.

Wilcomb rn, The Cosmos Club of Washington: A Centennial History, – (Washington, D.C.: Cosmos Club, ), 26– The Cosmos Club began renting number 23 in and bought the building in It began renting number 25 in and bought it in   Approximately clergy and laity attended the event at the Cosmos Club in the heart of Washington, D.C. Roberto de Mattei, author of more than twenty books including The Second Vatican Council: An Unwritten Story, is a respected university professor, Catholic commentator, and the director of Radici Cristiane magazine and the Corrispondenza.

The Cosmos Club of Washington: A Brief History in commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding; and in a book, "The Cosmos Club on Lafayette Square," by Col. Thomas M. Spaulding, published in Three or four years ago, for the first time, the Club set up a History Committee, which is un-.   For the past two years, beginning in January of , I have helped organize a conversation table on ancient leadership in the modern world at the Cosmos Club, a private social club in Washington, DC (est. ).


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inis a private social club for women and men distinguished in science, literature, the arts, a learned profession or public service. The Club is noted for its camaraderie and atmosphere of warmth, dignity, and elegance.

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The history of the Cosmos Club is present in every room, not as homage to the past, but as a celebration of its continuum: a reminder of its origins, its genius, and its distinction. Clarence Dutton, soldier and geologist, was asked by his New York City friends, “Why have you not in Washington a club like the Century?”.

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Founded The Cosmos Club - A Self-Guided Tour of the Mansion – Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC Founders’ Objectives: “The advancement of its members in science, literature, and art,” and also “their mutual improvement by social intercourse.”.

Not so long ago, Mr. George Crossette undertook to look up the lives and various backgrounds of the 37 founders of the National Geographic Society.

This led him to the assumption, somewhat erroneous as it turned out, that it would be not too hard a chore to do the same thing for the founding fathers of the Cosmos Club of Washington, DC; in fact. History. InOlive Risley Seward discussed forming a group to hold regular social and literary gatherings meetings with two of her friends, Esmeralda Boyle and Sara Carr Upton.

Miss Seward was the adopted daughter of William H. Seward, Lincoln's Secretary of State, and editor of the book William H.

Seward's Travels Around the World. On January 6,the three friends and 27 other. Author(s): Crossette,George Title(s): Founders of the Cosmos Club of Washington, ; a collection of biographical sketches and likenesses of the sixty founders.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: [Washington] Cosmos Club [c] Description: p. ports. Genre/Form: Directory: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.). Membership of the Cosmos Club, Washington, Cosmos Disrupted by Lewinsky Hubbub.

By Ken Ringle Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, Febru ; Page D The founders of the venerable and long-exclusive Cosmos Club. The Cosmos Club. Incorporated in by men distinguished in science, literature, and the arts, the Cosmos Club is a rare breed on the social club scene in Washington, D.C.

due to fact that its membership numbers are not decreasing. Founded by early members of the National Geographic Society, the club prides itself on being the epicenter of. The Cosmos Club is a private social club, incorporated in Washington, D.C.

in by men distinguished in science, literature and the arts. In June, the Club. Centennial History. The Centennial History is a book-length chronicle of the Club from through written by Wilbur E.

Washburn. Although no longer in stock, the Club has arranged with the bookstore Politics and Prose to produce copies on demand for Club members.

The Cosmos was founded in by anthropologist John Wesley Powell, who patterned it after the Scientific Club of New York. Sincethe Cosmos has been housed in a French renaissance mansion.U.S.

National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district Contributing property.Cosmos Club members‎ ( P) Pages in category " establishments in Washington, D.C." The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes. A. American Peace Society house; C. Cosmos Club; P. Peace Monument; W.