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George Bruner Parks papers, 1930-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0975
Bib ID 4079197 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Parks, George Bruner, 1890-
Title George Bruner Parks papers, 1930-1980
Physical Description 11 boxes (5000 items in 11 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Listed. Collection is arranged in 5 series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, bibliographies, notes, and printed materials of Parks. This collection is mostly his correspondence, bibliographies, and notes for the Ungar series, and his correspondence and notes for the Renaissance Society.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

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); George Bruner Parks 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

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature -- Translations into English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Queens College (New York, N.Y.) -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Renaissance Society of America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Teacher, editor, translator. George Bruner Parks (1890-1981) (Columbia University M.A., 1914, Ph.D., 1929) was professor of English at Washington University (St. Louis), 1921-1939, and at Queens College (New York), 1939-1961. He was also Publications Chairman of the Renaissance Society of America and the editor of two volumes of the series: THE LITERATURE OF THE WORLD IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION; A BIBLIOGRAPHY (New York, Ungar, 1968, 1970).

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Series I: Correspondence and personal papers



Box 1 Amherst College Alumni


Box 1 Queens College Retirees Association


Box 1 Income Tax papers, 1972-1979

Series II: Manuscripts translated by Parks



Box 2 Notes on Cardinal Pole


Box 2 Roma sancta [1581] by Gregory Martin, d.1582

Correspondence, manuscript, galley proofs, and notes

Series III: The Literature of the World in English Translation; a Bibliography



Box 3 Manuscripts, correspondence, and notes



Box 4 Manuscripts, correspondence, and notes



Box 5 Manuscripts, correspondence, and notes



Box 6 Galley proofs



Box 7 Notes on 3 x 5 cards



Box 8 Notes on 3 x 5 cards



Box 9 Notes on 3 x 5 cards

Series IV: Renaissance Society of America



Box 10 Correspondence, manuscripts, and memoranda



Box 11 Correspondence, manuscripts, and memoranda

Series V: Printed materials


Box 11 Offprints by G.B.Parks and miscellaneous