Rare Book & Manuscript Library

George A. Plimpton Papers, 1634-1956

Series V: Writings and Lectures, circa, 1850- 1947

This series comprises notes, correspondence, and drafts relating to Plimpton's writings and lectures. Because subheadings and folder names were arranged alphabetically both in the previous "Subject File" and in the current arrangement, many folders retain their original order. Yet the introduction of several new subheadings has reordered several folders, and the discovery of loose notes and drafts required the creation of several new folders. The series includes Plimpton's correspondence and clippings regarding books that he either authored or supported, notes and drafts both of those writings and others, as well as lecture manuscripts and announcements.

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Box 41 Folder 1 General, 1909- 1947

Box 41 Folder 2 Commonwealth History of Massachusetts, 1927- 1928

Box 41 Folder 3 to 4 The Education of Chaucer, 1934-1936, (2 folders)

Box 41 Folder 5 The Education of Shakespeare, 1930- 1935

Box 41 Folder 6 The History of Elementary Mathematics in the Plimpton Library, 1910-1931

Box 41 Folder 7 Book: Rara Arithmetica , 1908-1922


Box 41 Folder 8 Announcements, Invitations, and Clippings, 1929-1939

Box 42 Folder 1 Clippings, 1909- 1935

Box 42 Folder 2 Plimpton's Books, 1902- 1936

Box 42 Folder 3 Manuscripts of Lectures, 1925-1926, 1931, 1925-1926, 1931

Box 42 Folder 4 "A Talk on Education Before the Invention of Printing,", undated

Box 52 Folder 25 UCLA--"The Evolution of the Schoolbook"--Poster, 1927

Notes and Drafts

Box 42 Folder 5 Autobiography and Family History, undated

Box 42 Folder 6 Education, undated

Box 42 Folder 7 Education of Chaucer, Dante, and Shakespeare, undated

Box 42 Folder 8 Education of Women, undated

Box 42 Folder 9 "Farming in the South,", undated

Box 42 Folder 10 Notebook--History of Political Science, 1875

Box 42 Folder 11 "A Remarkable Exhibit of Scientific Manuscripts from the Library of George A. Plimpton,", undated

Box 42 Folder 12 Slavery Diary, undated

Box 42 Folder 13 Smith, David Eugene, undated

Pamphlets and Printed Material--Colonial History

Box 43 Folder 1 French and Indian War, 1877-1901

Box 43 Folder 2 New England Indians, [1850]-1896