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Brander Matthews

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1852 - 1929)

Brander Matthews

Born in New Orleans James Brander Matthews grew up in New York and graduated from Columbia College and Law School. His private fortune allowed him to devote himself to literature. As a professor at Columbia he championed drama as a fit subject for college study.


Poems of American Patriotism (1922)

A selection of poems celebrating America’s martial heritage from the Boston tea party to the end of World War I. Read online at

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): N. C. Wyeth

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