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William Peterfield Trent papers, 1800-1941

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1254
Bib ID 4079268 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Trent, William P (William Peterfield), 1862-1939
Title William Peterfield Trent papers, 1800-1941
Physical Description 2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Collection is arranged in 2 series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs and printed materials. The correspondence is with American and English literary figures and Columbia faculty members. Included are 38 letters from Brander Matthews and 4 from Edmund Gosse. There are 5 letters from Trent to George Whicher, 3 to John Hart, and 180 postcards and letters to John Bell Henneman, as well as a group of miscellaneous letters to and from Trent. Also included are a holograph fair copy of Trent's poem "Germany, 1915" with his covering a.l.s. and several miscellaneous poems; and his contract with J.B. Lippincott Co. for the publication of GEORGE SAND. There are also two documents signed by George W. Maynard. Among the photographs is a photograph album, prepared by Hudson Stuck in 1899, of people and scenes from Dallas, Texas. Among the printed materials are Trent's examinations and outlines for English courses, and THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW with numerous pages of Trent's notes

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This collection is located on-site.

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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); William Peterfield Trent 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 John Roe 08/30/89.

80 letters to J.B.Henneman Processed HR 06/11/92.

65 letters to J.B. Henneman Cataloged HR 01/06/94.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
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Albums (books) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bookplates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Examinations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fiction (general genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Menus Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pamphlets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reminiscences Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tintypes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Aitken, George Atherton, 1860-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bancroft, Frederic, 1860-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Besant, Walter, 1836-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bigelow, John, 1817-1911 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brandl, Alois, 1855-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brigham, Clarence S (Clarence Saunders), 1877-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burgess, John William, 1844-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carpenter, George R. (George Rice), 1863-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of English and Comparative Literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cust, Lionel, 1859-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dallas (Tex.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davis, Richard Beale Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dawson, Coningsby, 1883-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Doubleday, Frank Nelson, 1862-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dunning, William Archibald, 1857-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erskine, John, 1879-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eucken, Rudolf, 1846-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Francke, Kuno, 1855-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gailor, Thomas Frank, 1856-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gildersleeve, Basil L (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gordon, Armistead C (Armistead Churchill), 1855-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greenlaw, Edwin, 1874-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guthrie, William Norman, 1868-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harper, Henry Howard, 1871-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hart, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Henneman, John Bell, 1864-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hitchcock, Ripley, 1857-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holt, Henry, 1840-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
J.B. Lippincott & Co Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jones, Richard Foster, 1886-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lanson, Gustave, 1857-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Leonard, William Ellery, 1876-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Loveman, Robert, 1864-1923 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low, Seth, 1850-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maynard, George W Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McClellan, George B (George Brinton), 1865-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meriwether, Colyer, -1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meyer, Kuno, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morel, E. D (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Neilson, William Allan, 1869-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Patterson, Frank Allen, 1878-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Payne, William Morton, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peck, Harry Thurston, 1856-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Price, Thomas R (Thomas Randolph), 1839-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roberts, W (William), 1862-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rowland, Dunbar, 1864-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Royce, Josiah, 1855-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sand, George, 1804-1876 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seccombe, Thomas, 1866-1923 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seligman, Edwin R. A (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Munroe, 1854-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smyth, Albert H., 1863-1907 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Straus, Oscar S (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stuck, Hudson, 1863-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thorndike, Ashley Horace, 1871-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Underwood, Oscar W (Oscar Wilder), 1862-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ward, Adolphus William, Sir, 1837-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wendell, Barrett, 1855-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Young, Stark, 1881-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author, editor of the Sewanee Review from 1892 to 1899, and professor of English literature at Columbia University from 1900 to 1929.