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Zebulon White Manuscript "On National Greatness"

Call Number: MS100

Scope and Contents

This collection contains an essay written by Zebulon White titled "The Sources of National Greatness." It discusses how the United States should draw on lessons from Western history and from religious institutions to achieve national greatness.


  • 1872 -- 1889


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Biographical / Historical

Zebulon Lewis White was born on July 23, 1842 and received an A. B. from Tufts in 1866. He worked as a teacher from 1866-1867 and then as journalist, for example for the Galveston Daily News, Texas, in the 1870s. He served as a Trustee at Tufts from 1872 to 1889 and died on January 1, 1889 in the Bahamas.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 letter half size document box )

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Repository Details

Part of the Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States