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Henson, Josiah 1789-1883

Overview
Works: 88 works in 330 publications in 7 languages and 5,491 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives  History  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Slave narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E444, B
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Most widely held works about Josiah Henson
 
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Most widely held works by Josiah Henson
Truth stranger than fiction : Father Henson's story of his own life by Josiah Henson( Book )

3 editions published between 1858 and 1973 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Truth is stranger than fiction." An autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom") from 1789 to 1879 by Josiah Henson( Book )

2 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Tom's story of his life; an autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson, 1789-1876 by Josiah Henson( Book )

22 editions published between 1876 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1876 version of Josiah Henson's autobiography, the first of many editions issued by British editor John Lobb, followed the original 1849 edition and a much-expanded 1858 version. The autobiography traces Henson's life from his birth into slavery in Maryland in 1789; his escape to Canada in 1830; his participation in the founding of the Dawn Settlement for fugitive slaves in Ontario; and his several trips to England to raise funds for the settlement
Father Henson's story of his own life by Josiah Henson( Book )

18 editions published between 1858 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erindringer fra prædikanten Josiah Henson's (f. 1789) lange liv, skiftevis som slave og fri mand, hans møde med forfatterinden Harriet Beecher Stowe, hans arbejde for frigivelsen af slaverne og hans kamp for at skaffe midler til de fattige og hans rejser og ophold i bl.a. Canada og England
The young people's illustrated edition of "Uncle Tom's" [i.e. J. Henson's] story of his life (from 1789 to 1877) by Josiah Henson( Book )

7 editions published between 1877 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Josiah Henson : formerly a slave, now an inhabitant of Canada by Josiah Henson( Book )

9 editions published between 1851 and 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One manuscript, in the hand of Samuel Atkins Eliot, dictated from the words of Josiah Henson in 1849. This narrative was first published the same year, to significant fanfare, and was subsquetly issued in numerous editions, both domestically and internationally. In the years following the first published edition of this narrative, Henson was said to have been Harriet Beecher Stowe's inspiration for the character of Uncle Tom. This manuscript contains a number of corrections and insertions, presumably in the hand of Eliot himself
An autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson : (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom") : from 1789 to 1876 by Josiah Henson( Book )

10 editions published between 1876 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rev. Josiah Henson, "Uncle Tom", in Scotland : report of farewell meeting and presentation in the City Hall, Glasgow, Friday, April 20, 1877( Book )

2 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'oncle Tom : mémoires : l'autobiographie de celui qui inspira le célèbre personnage de Harriet Beecher by Josiah Henson( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wirkliche Lebensgeschichte des Onkels Tom in Frau Beecher-Stowe's "Onkel Tom's Hütte." by Josiah Henson( Book )

6 editions published between 1878 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about Jesus by Alexander Dickson( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Henson's story of his own life : with an introduction by Josiah Henson( Book )

4 editions published between 1858 and 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiography of the Reverend Josiah Henson by Josiah Henson( Book )

3 editions published between 1876 and 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Henson's story by Josiah Henson( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autobiography of ... J. Henson ... Edited by J. Lobb ... New edition ... enlarged by Josiah Henson( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josiah Henson, ou, La vie de l'oncle Tom by Josiah Henson( Book )

3 editions published in 1878 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of Josiah Henson : an inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom by Josiah Henson( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henson keenly recalls his childhood and youth, forced separation from his wife and children, journey to Canada, life as a conductor on the underground railroad, visit to England, meeting with Queen Victoria. An invaluable resource for students and teachers of Southern and African American history
"Onkel Toms" Livshistorie / Henson : (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Onkel Tom".) : 1789-1876 : Fra Engelsk ved H.C. Knutsen : Stereotyp : Udg( Book )

1 edition published in 1877 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four fugitive slave narratives with introd.by R.W.Winks [And others]( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life of Josiah Henson : formerly a slave, now an inhabitant of Canada
Alternative Names
Josiah Henson American activist and minister

Josiah Henson schrijver

Uncle Tom

ジョサイア・ヘンソン

乔赛亚·亨森

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