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Nelson Glenn McCrea papers, 1893-1944

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0817
Bib ID 4079061 View CLIO record
Creator(s) McCrea, Nelson Glenn, 1863-1944
Title Nelson Glenn McCrea papers, 1893-1944
Physical Description 3 boxes (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Papers of McCrea containing manuscripts of his addresses and essays on classical themes and on specific Latin authors including Cicero, Horace, and Lucretius. There is an unpublished book manuscript in various stages of completition entitled"Cicero as Philosopher." Letters to McCrea from Nicholas Murray Butler, Gonzalez Lodge, Frank A. Patterson, and Ernest G. Sihler, dealing with university and academic matters. In addition to some family documents and six photographs of McCrea, there are twelve folders of essays and themes written for Columbia College classes by a relative, Robert Glenn McCrea, who received his A.B. degree in 1896. Also a group of term papers submitted to McCrea, a grade book for Latin courses, and exam questions prepared by McCrea for M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.

Using the Collection

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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.

This collection is located on-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.

Preferred Citation

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

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Estate of Florence McCrea (his sister). Date of acquisition--1949. Accession number--M-49.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Authors, Latin Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cicero, Marcus Tullius Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Classicists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Horace Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Latin language -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Latin literature -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lodge, Gonzalez, 1863-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lucretius Carus, Titus Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McCrea, Robert Glenn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Patterson, Frank Allen, 1878-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sihler, E. G (Ernest Gottlieb), 1853-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Anthon Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Columbia University, 1911-1937.