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Correspondence and some printed ephemera and reviews pertaining to Kenneth Lohf's work on the INDEX TO LITTLE MAGAZINES, INDEX TO THE LITTLE REVIEW, and bibliographies of Yvor Winters, Sherwood Anderson, Frank Norris, Joseph Conrad, and Marianne Moore, which he compiled with Eugene P. Sheey. Included are 35 letters from Robert Greenwood, publisher and poet. There are also books inscribed to Lohf and books and articles by him. In addition, there are more than 300 autograph letters and manuscripts chiefly of ninteenth century English writers, artists, academics, statesmen and other historical figures collected by Lohf
1992 ADDITION: Professional papers for 1969-1991 include manuscripts for articles and lectures, exhibit catalogs, his publications on Hart Crane with related notes and correspondence; course outlines, lecture notes, student papers and student records for his Seminar in Rare Books which he taught at the Columbia University School of Library Service; files relating to his outside consultations; and his appointment calendars.
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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.
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Kenneth A. Lohf papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Lohf, Kenneth A. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1968. Accession number--M-1968.
37 letters: Source of acquisition--Lohf, Kenneth A. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1991. Accession number--M-1991.
56 letters: Source of acquisition--Lohf, Kenneth A. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1992. Accession number--M-1992.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Lohf, Kenneth A. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--11/05/1992. Accession number--M-92-11-05.
Gift of Kenneth A. Lohf, 1968-1998.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Entered in AMC 10/05/1990.
37 letters Entered in AMC HR 03/06/1992.
56 letters Cataloged HR 07/10/1992.
Papers Processed BRC 11/09/1992.
March 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts at Columbia University, 1968-1992.