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At a Glance
Collection is arranged in 6 series.
Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, printed materials relating to Woodring's scholarly activities. The bulk of the collection is material relating to his editing of Coleridge's Table Talk for the Collected Colleridge. There is also material relating to his teaching career, as well as his many professional activities. In addition to the manuscript material, there are 197 books presented to Woodring by former students, faculty members, and others
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The following boxes are located off-site: 1-36. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
7 boxes of addditional/unprocessed papers and 14 boxes of unprocessed books are also located off-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Carl Woodring papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Woodring, Carl R. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--05/12/1988. Accession number--M-88-05-12.
Gift of Carl R. Woodring, 1988.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Carl Ray Woodring, 1919-2009. Professor of English at Columbia University 1961-1988. Authority on the Romantic Period in English Literature. Editor of Victorian Samplers: William and Mary Howitt (1952) and Prose of the Romantic Period (1961). Author of Politics in the Poetry of Coleridge (1961), Wordsworth (1965), Virginia Woolf (1966), Politics in English Romantic Poetry (1970).