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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 There is an unpublished book manuscript in various stages of completition entitled"Cicero as Philosopher."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.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nelson Glenn McCrea papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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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
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Anthon Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Columbia University, 1911-1937.