Wendell Phillips Garrison
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Wendell Phillips Garrison (1840–1907) was an American editor and author.
He was born at Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, a son of William Lloyd Garrison. He graduated from Harvard in 1861 and was literary editor of the Nation from 1865 to 1906. He had assisted E. L. Godkin in establishing the magazine. Henry Villard, who merged the Nation with the New York Evening Post, was Garrison's brother-in-law.
W. P. Garrison contributed to periodicals, compiled Bedside Poetry: a Parents' Assistant (1887), and wrote:
- What Mr. Darwin Saw in his Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle", Harper & Bros., 1880 [1st Pub. 1879].
- William Lloyd Garrison, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4, Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1885-1889 [with his brother, F. J. Garrison, a life of their father].
- The Reform of the Senate, Reprinted from the Atlantic Monthly, 1891.
- Parables for School and Home, Longmans, Green & Co., 1897.
- The New Gulliver, The Marion Press, 1898 [a satire on Calvinism].
- Memoirs of Henry Villard, Vol. 2, Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1904.
- Letters and Memorials of Wendell Philips Garrison, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909 [1st Pub. 1908].
- "William Lloyd Garrison," The Century Magazine, August 1885.
- "William James Stillman," The Century Magazine, September 1893.
- Murphey, Dwight D. "The Nation and The New Republic," in Liberalism in Contemporary America, Chap. V, Council for Social & Economic Studies, 1992.