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George Edward Woodberry papers, 1866-1951

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1374
Bib ID 4079497 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930
Title George Edward Woodberry papers, 1866-1951
Physical Description 6200 items (6200 items)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials of and relating to Woodberry. Included are letters from Woodberry to Melville H. Cane, John Erskine, John S. Harrison, Robert Underwood Johnson, and Joel E. Spingarn. There are 330 letters from Woodberry to Harry Harkness Flagler telling of Woodberry's daily life in Beverly, Mass. and of his travels in Europe and Africa. Additional correspondence, notes, and printed materials relate to Woodberry's life, writings, teaching career, retirement, the controversy in 1902 that led to his resignation from the Columbia University faculty in 1904, the bequest of his books to Harvard University and Phillips Exeter Academy, the Poetry Room dedicated in his honor at Harvard University, an exhibit of Woodberriana at the New York Public Library and the Woodberry Society. There are more than fifty manuscripts of his essays and poems. Among the printed materials are his poems, essays, and book reviews, most of which have been cut from THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY. Other printed materials are about Woodberry, reviews of his books, obituaries, memorials, and books, many inscribed.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two 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

a Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Edward Woodberry 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 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-04-02 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Photoprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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American literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cane, Melville, 1879-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Decedents' estates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Educators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erskine, John, 1879-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flagler, Harry Harkness, 1870- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harrison, John Smith, 1877- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harvard University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York Public Library Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phillips Exeter Academy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woodberry Society Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Poet, critic, educator. Woodberry was chairman of Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature until 1904.