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Carl Woodring papers, 1954-1988

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1376
Bib ID 4078553 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Woodring, Carl, 1919-2009
Title Carl Woodring papers, 1954-1988
Physical Description 17 linear feet (37 boxes, 14 record storage cartons of books, 3 additional record cartons)
Language(s) English .
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Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in 6 series.

Description

Summary

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

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Carl Woodring papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed 06/29/1988.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Romanticism -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

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).

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Series I: Student Files



Box 1 A-BAB



Box 2 BAU-BRO



Box 3 CA-DON



Box 4 DRA-FLA



Box 5 FRE-HAN



Box 6 HAR-HOD



Box 7 HOO-KEN



Box 8 RES-LO



Box 9 MC-MUR



Box 10 NA-RE



Box 11 REI-SH



Box 12 SI-WI



Box 13 WO-Z

Series II: Professional Files



Box 14 A-B



Box 15 C-GRO



Box 16 H-MC



Box 17 MLA-RAY



Box 18 ORG-Z

Series III: Coleridge Manuscripts



Box 19 Samuel Taylor Coleridge on various topics, Promised Land


Box 19 permissions, and early manuscripts of Table Talk



Box 20 Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of Samuel Taylor Coleridge



Box 21 Three Binders on Samuel Taylor Coleridge



Box 22 Correspondences concerning Samuel Taylor Coleridge



Box 23 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Table Talk research material



Box 24 Front Matter; Introduction to appendix through K. (first box of a series of three)



Box 25 Box 2 of Front Matter: Appendix E to page 558



Box 26 Box 3 of Front Matter: pages 559 to 1046



Box 27 Table Talk, manuscript, footnotes, appendix G



Box 28 Appendices, Digressive Principles, Chronological contents, and ED Practices

Series IV: Miscellaneous



Box 29 Files arranged by author



Box 30 Lectures, notes, course guide descriptions



Box 31 Works arranged by title. Organizations: Phi Beta Kappa, NEH, etc.

Series V: Romanticism



Box 32 Romanticism and Nature, (contains some Coleridge material)



Box 33 Politics of English Romantic Poetry

Original typed manuscript with written corrections. Box also contains material on Charles Lamb.



Box 34 Politics of English Romantic Poetry

Series VI: Printed Material



Box 35 Reprints of articles inscribed to Carl Woodring



Box 36 Reprints of articles inscribed to Carl Woodring



Box 37 Reprints of articles inscribed to Carl Woodring