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Paul Oskar Kristeller papers, 1910-1989

Series III: Professional Activities, 1941-1996

This series consists of Kristeller's correspondence, research, and writings with various associations, societies, and committees. The records focus on project research for articles and books along with administrative tasks for each organization. The three prominent components of the series are on the Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum, the Committee to Rescue Italian Art, and the Journal of the History of Ideas.

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Subseries III.1 : General, 1941-1996

Subseries 1 contains mainly correspondence, with some research and writings, with various committees, societies, and organizations. Prominent records are with the Renaissance Society of America and The State of Learning in the Humanities in Higher Education, also known as the Bennett Committee. Other folders pertain to literary projects, conferences and lectures given on both the west and east coast. The file on the Madrid Leonardo Report are the contents of a dossier assembled by Kristeller, Theodore Beardsley, Jr., and Carlo Pedretti to investigate the circumstances surrounding the rediscovery of a Leonardo manuscript in a library in Madrid.



Box 86 American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities, 1981


Box 86 American Committee on Renaissance Studies, 1953-1954


ACLS


Box 86 General, 1954-1979


Box 86 Advisory Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Texts, 1950-1954


Box 86 Committee on Protection of Cultural Treasures in War Areas, 1944


Box 86 Committee on Renaissance Studies, 1944-1950


Box 86 Committee on Renaissance Studies--Notes, undated, 1947


Box 86 Archivi Danneggiati, 1966


Box 86 Articella Project, 1975-1995, (2 Folders)


Box 86 Arts Research, 1973-1990


Box 86 Berkowitz, David Sandler--The Legacy of Humanism, undated


Box 86 Bertalot, Ludwig--Plato Latin Translations, 1980, (2 Folders)


Box 86 Bibliographical Inquiries, 1941-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 86 Blackwell, Constance


Brown, Alison Chorley


Bartolomeo Scala: Humanistic and Political Writings


Box 86 Manuscript, (5 Folders)



Box 87 Manuscript, (5 Folders)


Box 87 Correspondence, 1982-1992, (2 Folders)


Box 87 "Carmina,", 1982-1991


Box 87 Book Distribution Lists, 1953-1985


Box 87 Cabeen, David-- Critical Bibliography of French Literature, 1951-1955


Box 87 Cambridge History of Renaissance Philisophy , 1980-1988, (2 Folders)


Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies


Box 87 1964-1976


Box 87 1976-1980


Box 87 1980-1985



Box 88 Center for Research on the Transmission of Classical Texts Through Oriental Languages,, 1987


Box 88 Chiesa, Carlo Alberto, 1993


Box 88 Clark, Elizabeth-- Notes Taken During Kristeller's History of Philosophy Course,, 1963-1964


Columbia University Libraries


Box 88 Correspondence, 1994-1996


Box 88 Exhibition, 1991-1996


Box 88 Cornell, William J. and Giles Constable-- "Sacrilege and Redemption in Renaissance Florence: The Case of Antonio Rinaldeschi,", 1997


Box 88 Cusanus Congress, 1959-1964


Box 88 Dannefeldt, Karl H.


Box 88 Davies, John, 1990-1991


Box 88 Dictionary on the History of Ideas, 1969-1971


Box 88 Encyclopedia of Aesthetics Article, 1997


Box 88 Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation, 1976-1981, (2 Folders)


Box 88 Encyclopedia of the Renaissance, 1996-1997


Box 88 Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 1992


Box 88 Fellowship Applications and Correspondence, 1947-1949


Box 88 Ferrari, Lena-- Antonio Ivani, 1984-1994


Folger Shakespeare Library


Box 88 Correspondence, 1973-1974


Box 88 Report and Bibliography, 1973-1974


Box 88 Forte dei Marmi, 1968-1970


Box 88 Friedrich Frommann Verlag (Günther Holzboog), 1963-1966


Box 88 Fulbright Fellowship in Italy, 1951-1953


Box 88 German Higher Education, 1947-1948


Box 88 Giovannetti, Alberto, 1961


Box 88 Götte, Christian, 1986-1987


Box 88 Hankins, James-- "The Baron Thesis After Forty Years,", 1994


Box 88 Hebrew Edition of Kristeller's Works-- Permissions, 1974-1978


Box 88 Hellenistic Philosophy , (4 Folders)

(contains manuscripts, publicity material and correspondence with Columbia University Press)



Box 89 Heller, Peter, 1957-1964


Box 89 Higher Education--Discrimination, Tenure, and Other Issues, 1970-1979, (2 Folders)


Box 89 Historiches Wörterbuch der Philosophie, 1989


Box 89 International Federation of Renaissance Societies, 1954-1964, (2 Folders)


Box 89 Jaspers, Karl-- Recollections of Karl and Gertrude Jaspers, 1988-1994


Box 89 Journal of the History of Ideas-- Renaissance Essays from the Journal of the History of Ideas , 1989-1993, (2 Folders)


Box 89 Journal of the History of Philosophy--Proposals, 1957-1960


Box 89 Klustein, Ilana, 1981


Box 89 Knauer, G.N.


Box 89 Latin Learning--General and Financial, 1956-1966


Latin Manuscript Books


Box 89 Research and Correspondence, 1949-1984, (7 Folders)


Box 89 Indexing, 1983



Box 90 Manuscript Drafts, 1950-1990


Box 90 Correspondence, 1987-1995, (4 Folders)


Box 90 Volume II-- Manuscript


Box 90 Lectures and Conferences--Correspondence, 1949-1977


Box 90 Lectures--Correspondence (West Coast), 1959-1967


Box 90 Libraries, 1941-1945


Madrid Leonardo Report


Box 90 Contents List for Dossier


Box 90 Documentation, 1959-1993


Box 90 Newspapers and Magazines, 1967-1993


Box 90 Scholarly Articles, 1968


Box 90 Mahoney, Edward


Manual of Research Techniques in Medieval and Renaissance Hinstory


Box 90 Notes and Drafts, 1982-1995


Box 90 Drafts and Correspondence, 1994


Box 90 Correspondence with Cynthia Pyle, 1993-1994



Box 91 Manuscript Drafts, 1995-1996


Manuscripts Catalog


Box 91 Bibliographies, 1957


Box 91 Microfilm Catalogue of POK, undated


Box 91 Microfilm Program, 1946-1961, (3 Folders)


Box 91 Mauro, Thomas


Box 91 Mediaeval Academy of America, 1959-1983, (5 Folders)


Box 91 Medieval and Renaissance Encyclopedia--Proposals, 1945-1946


Box 91 Microfilm Conference--Proposed, 1967-1968


Box 91 Microfilm Corpus, 1986-1987


Box 91 Microfilm and Photostat Collection Lists, 1962-1987


Box 91 Monfasani, John--"Ad Divinum Paulum…"


Box 91 Moyer, Ann-- "Brandolinus: De Musica et Poetica,", 1989


Box 91 Naldi--Grant, Leonard, 1965-1974


Box 91 National Gallery of Art (Ginerva De'Benci), 1967-1969


Box 91 Peroso and Cordie--"Folengus, Nicodemus, and Theophilus,", 1987-1989


Box 91 Philology and History Seminar, 1993-1994



Box 92 Pisa Lectures (Columbia University Press), 1980-1992


Box 92 Pierpont Morgan Library, 1992


Box 92 Pomponazzi, 1968-1971


Box 92 Pyle, Cynthia, 1992


Box 92 Renaissance Club--New York City, 1945-1947


Renaissance Society of America


Box 92 General, 1953-1979, (8 Folders)


Box 92 Bennett, Josephine--Correspondence, 1954-1960


Box 92 Committee on International Cooperation, 1953-1958, (3 Folders)


Box 92 Richards, John, 1963-1966


Box 92 Salz, Jerome


Box 92 Sanford, Eva Matthews, 1952-1954


Box 92 Schnusenberg, Christine, 1996



Box 93 The State of Learning in the Humanities of Higher Education, 1980-1985, (5 Folders)


Box 93 Studies in Renaissance Thought and Letters , 1978-1995, (15 Folders)

(contains correspondence, permissions agreements, distribution lists and manuscripts)



Box 94 Text File, 1941-1977



Box 95 Text File, 1941-1977



Box 93 Todd, Robert-- Themistius


Box 93 Weiss, Helen, 1936-1940


Box 93 Zintzaen, Clemens, 1938


Subseries III.2: Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum, 1942-1986

Referred to as CTC, theCatalogus Translationus et Commentariorumis a compilation of Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin translations and commentaries. Subseries 2 is comprised of two sections, correspondence and topical files. Correspondence is arranged by date, with some alphabetized folders, including a portion on the Editorial Board. Multiple people can be found in all three areas. Topical files are alphabetized with an emphasis on Greek and Latin author lists, Libanius, Persius, contributors (under Subject Files), and a draft of Volume I.


General Correspondence



Box 96 1945-1948


Box 96 1949-1950


Box 96 1950-1951


Box 96 1952-1954


Box 96 1955-1957


Box 96 1957-1959


Box 96 1967-1970


Box 96 1970


Box 96 1971


Box 96 1971-1972


Box 96 1972-1973


Box 96 1973


Box 96 1974


Box 96 1974-1975


Box 96 1975



Box 97 1976, (2 Folders)


Box 97 1977


Box 97 1978


Box 97 1978-1979


Box 97 1979-1986


Box 97 1990


Box 97 1992-1993


Box 97 1994-1996


Box 97 1997


Alphabetical Correspondence


Box 97 A through L, 1946-1948


Box 97 M through Z, 1946-1948


Editorial Board


Box 97 1942-1946


Box 97 1947-1952


Box 97 1954-1961



Box 98 1962-1966


Box 98 1967


Box 98 Hutton, James, 1942-1957


Box 98 Hutton, James, 1957-1972


Box 98 Kibre, Pearl, 1946-1948


Box 98 Addenda and Corrigenda, 1972-1975


Box 98 Bibliography, 1946-1948


Box 98 Bibliography, 1950-1958



Box 99 Bibliography

(card file)



Box 98 Cranz, Edward--Correspondence, 1953-1958


Box 98 Cranz, Edward--Manuscripts, 1954


Box 98 Floridi, Luciano, 1993-1999


Box 98 General, 1952-1978


Box 98 General, 1978


Greek Author Lists


Box 98 1948


Box 98 1950-1952


Box 98 1953-1955


Box 98 1955-1959


Box 98 Klustein, Ilana, 1965-1982


Box 98 Latin Author Lists, 1953



Box 100 Libanius, 1953-1969


Box 100 Libanius, 1955-1965


Box 100 Lockwood, Robert, 1980


Box 100 Marsh, David,-- Xenophon, 1988-1989


Persius


Box 100 1972


Box 100 1973-1974


Box 100 1979


Box 100 Published Articles, 1948-1956


Box 100 Sample Entries for Commentaries, 1946-1947


Box 100 Sample Entries for Translations, 1947-1948


Box 100 Seneff, Susan, 1981-1982


Subject Files


Contributor's Reports


Box 100 1945-1947


Box 100 1948-1951


Box 100 1951-1952


Box 100 1953-1954


Box 100 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1946-1948


Box 100 Project Documents, 1946-1948


Box 100 Project Documents, 1948-1950


Societies


Box 100 1944-1946


Box 100 1947-1949


Box 100 1950-1951


Box 100 1952-1968



Box 101 Supplementary Translations and Addenda to Bibliography, 1950-1951


Box 101 Vergil, 1975


Volume I


Box 101 Page Proofs, 1959, (2 Folders)


Box 101 Page Proofs with Correspondence, 1958-1959


Box 101 Typescript through Page 120, [1950s1960s]


Box 101 Typescript Pages 121 through 410, [1950s-1960s]


Box 101 Typescript Pages 411 through End, [1950s-1960s]



Box 102 Card Files: Bibliography and Contributor Address File



Box 103 Card Files: Bibliography and Contributor Address File


Subseries III.3: Committee to Rescue Italian Art (CRIA), 1966-1968

CRIA is a committee formed in response to the flood of 1966 in Florence, Italy. Subseries 3 contains: committee correspondence, photographs of the flood damage, academic articles on the damage done to works of art and manuscripts, and reports on committee work. Included are related books and articles on the flood.


General



Box 104 1966


Box 104 1967


Box 104 1967-1969


Box 104 Archivio di Stato di Firenze , 1966


Box 104 Articles, 1966-1967


Box 104 Articles, 1967-1968


Box 104 Booklets, 1966


Box 104 Photographs, 1966


Box 104 Reports and Related Material, 1966-1967


Box 104 Reports and Related Material, 1967-1968


Box 104 Scuola Città Pestalozzi Pamphlets--Numbers 1 through 6, 1967


Box 104 Scuola Città Pestalozzi Pamphlets--Numbers 7 through 10, 1967


Subseries III.4: Journal of the History of Ideas, 1941-1987

Subseries 4 includes committee correspondence, minutes and reports. Note that general folders include a mix of these three.



Box 105 General, 1941-1946


Box 105 General, 1947-1955, 1977, 1947-1955, 1977


Correspondence


Box 105 1979-1982


Box 105 1983-1984


Box 105 1984-1985


Box 105 1985


Box 105 1992-1993


Minutes and Reports


Box 105 1950-1968


Box 105 1969-1972


Box 105 1972-1977


Box 105 1978-1987


Subseries III.5: Professional Contacts

This series is comprised of notecards listing Kristeller's colleagues from around the world along with their addresses, affiliations, and research interests.



Box 106 Colleagues



Box 107 Colleagues



Box 108 Colleagues and Academic Institutions



Box 109 Offices



Box 110 Deceased and Institutions



Box 111 Institutions