John C. Calhoun, by Dr. H. von Holst.

H. Von Holst. From 12 Ed. American Statesmen, Volume 22, 1888.

Image of John C. Calhoun, by Dr. H. von Holst.

In one of the first academic biographies of Calhoun, the German historian Hermann von Holst, who would later teach at the University of Chicago, assessed Calhoun as a figure of tragic brilliance dedicated to “a doomed and unholy” cause.

Image of John C. Calhoun, by Dr. H. von Holst.

In one of the first academic biographies of Calhoun, the German historian Hermann von Holst, who would later teach at the University of Chicago, assessed Calhoun as a figure of tragic brilliance dedicated to “a doomed and unholy” cause.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title John C. Calhoun, by Dr. H. von Holst.
Publication Title 12 Ed. American Statesmen, Volume 22
Creator H. Von Holst
Publication Date 1888
Call Number E 5 .C1264
Location General Collections