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John Erskine papers, 1890-1951

Summary Information

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Call No.: MS#0401
Bib ID 4078741 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Erskine, John, 1879-1951
Title John Erskine papers, 1890-1951
Physical Description 30 linear feet (41 boxes: 1 flat box 87 volumes in 11 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/16_ER-FI_04.pdf
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Description

Summary

Correspondence relating to Erskine's various educational, musical and literary interests; manuscripts of his writings; lecture notes for college courses; souvenirs of his army service in World War I and his Columbia University professorship, and student papers from his own school and college days. Also, biographical file, scrapbooks, and articles.

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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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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); John Erskine papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

See also: Helen Worden Erskine papers, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/1989.

t.ms. of Unfinished Business Cataloged HR 04/13/2000.

Subject Headings

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Addresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Advertisements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bibliographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commonplace books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
First drafts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genealogies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obituaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Plays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Powers of attorney Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prefaces Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
diplomas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amherst College -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Arts -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beard, Charles A (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bessie, Alvah Cecil, 1904-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, 1848-1895 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burt, Maxwell Struthers, 1882-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cardozo, Benjamin N (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carmer, Carl, 1893-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Conservatories of music -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davidson, Jo, 1883-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Edman, Irwin, 1896-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engel, Carl, 1883-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English language -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finley, John H (John Huston), 1863-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fowler, Gene, 1890-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Juilliard School of Music -- : Presidents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jusserand, J. J (Jean Jules), 1855-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legouis, Emile, 1861-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pershing, John J (John Joseph), 1860-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pollock, Channing, 1880-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portraits Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robinson, Henry Morton, 1898-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Santayana, George, 1863-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
School administrators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Short stories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Weaver, Raymond M (Raymond Melbourne), 1888-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Widdemer, Margaret Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor of English. Erskine was instructor at Amherst College, 1903-1906, Assoc. professor, 1906-1909; Adj. professor of English, Columbia University, 1909-1916; professor of English, 1916-1937, a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and President of the Juilliard School of Music. Author of THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HELEN OF TROY and many other books and articles.