Louise Hall Tharp

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Louise Hall Tharp’s most recent book is Adventurous Alliance , a biography of Louis and Elizabeth Agassiz. She has also written biographies of Julia Ward Howe and Horace Mann. For further reading: Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence , edited by Elizabeth Cary Agassiz (Houghton Mifflin, 1885); Life, Letters, and Works of Louis Agassiz , by Jules Marcou (Macmillan, 1896); Louis Agassiz: A Life in Science , by Edward Lurie (University of Chicago Press, 1960.

Articles by this Contributor

December 1956

Mrs. Howe jotted down the “Battle Hymn” in haste, but she lived to hear a nation sing it, and went to her grave to its tune

February 1961

Everything interested Louis Agassiz, from tiny fish to gigantic glaciers, and he transmitted his enthusiasm to the students of a whole generation