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Kenneth A. Lohf papers, 1793-1992

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Call No.: MS#0797
Bib ID 4079707 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lohf, Kenneth A.
Title Kenneth A. Lohf papers, 1793-1992
Physical Description 18 linear feet (18 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by material type into 4 series.

Description

Summary

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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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Kenneth A. Lohf papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

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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.

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Processing Information

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.

Revision Description

March 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Subject

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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Libraries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. School of Library Service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Crane, Hart, 1899-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greenwood, Robert, 1926- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Little magazines -- Bibliography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheehy, Eugene P (Eugene Paul), 1922-2013 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts at Columbia University, 1968-1992.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Aberdeen, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of


Box 1 Adam, John, 1779-1825


Box 1 Adams, John Couch


Box 1 Adcock, Arthur St. John


Box 1 Airy, (Sir) George Biddell


Box 1 Albani, Emma


Box 1 Alcott, May, 1840-1879


Box 1 Alison, (Sir) Archibald


Box 1 Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie


Box 1 Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence


Box 1 Anderson, Eleanor (Mrs. Sherwood)


Box 1 Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett (Mrs. J.G.S.)


Box 1 Anderson, Sherwood


Box 1 Andrew, Charles W.


Box 1 Angerstein, John Julius


Box 1 Arnold, (Sir) Edwin


Box 1 Arnold, George Benjamin


Box 1 Arnold, Matthew


Box 1 Arnold, Ralph Crispian Marshall


Box 1 Ashford, Daisy


Box 1 Asquith, (Lady) Cynthia Mary Evelyn Charteris


Box 1 Astor, William Waldorf Astor, 3d Viscount


Box 1 Atherstone, Edwin


Box 1 Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn


Box 1 Austen Leigh, Edward


Box 1 Austin, Alfred


Box 1 Babington, Churchill


Box 1 Ball, Robert S.


Box 1 Barham, Richard Harris


Box 1 Baring-Gould, Sabine


Box 1 Barrie, James Matthew


Box 1 Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, 2d Viscount


Box 1 Bateman, John Bateman, 2d Viscount


Box 1 Bayly, Ada Ellen


Box 1 Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore (Princess Henry of Battenberg)


Box 1 Benson, Arthur Christopher


Box 1 Benson, Edward Frederic


Box 1 Benson, Edward White


Box 1 Besant, Walter


Box 1 Betjaman, (Sir) John


Box 1 Binyon, Laurence


Box 1 Birrell, Augustine


Box 1 Bispham, David


Box 1 Black, William


Box 1 Blackwood, William


Box 1 Blessington, Marguerite Power


Box 1 Blunt, Wilfred Scawen


Box 1 Boucicault, Dion


Box 1 Braddon, Mary Elizabeth


Box 1 Braithwaite, (Sir) John


Box 1 Bramwell, (Sir) Byrom


Box 1 Bright, John


Box 1 Britton, John


Box 1 Brooke, Stopford Augustus


Box 1 Broughton, Rhoda


Box 1 Browne, (Sir) James Crichton


Box 1 Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount


Box 1 Buckingham, James Silk


Box 1 Burnand, Francis Cowley


Box 1 Burnett, Frances Eliza Hodgson


Box 1 Burns, John


Box 1 Burns, John Elliot


Box 1 Butler, Henry Montagu


Box 1 Caine, Thomas Henry Hall


Box 1 Calthorpe, Baroness


Box 1 Calthorpe, Frances Carpenter


Box 1 Calverley, Charles Stuart


Box 1 Campbell, Thomas


Box 1 Carleton, William


Box 1 Carlisle, George James Howard, 9th Earl of


Box 1 Carpenter, Mary


Box 1 Carr, Alice L.V. Strettell (Mrs J.W.C.)


Box 1 Carr, John William Comyns


Box 1 Cecil, (Lord) David


Box 1 Chalmers, Thomas


Box 1 Chandos, Anne Eliza Gamon Elletson Brydges, Duchess of


Box 1 Charles II, King of Great Britain


Box 1 Chaytor, Alfred Henry


Box 1 Clifden, Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes, 6th Viscount


Box 1 Clifford, Lucy Lane (Mrs. W.K.)


Box 1 Clive, Caroline


Box 1 Cockerell, Sydney C.


Box 1 Colenso, John William


Box 1 Combe, William Colvin, Sir Sidney


Box 1 Conington, John


Box 1 Connolly, Cyril


Box 1 Conway, William Martin


Box 1 Cook, Eliza


Box 1 Cott, W.


Box 1 Coyne, Joseph Stirling


Box 1 Crabbe, George


Box 1 Craik, Dinah Maria


Box 1 Crawford, Francis Marion


Box 1 Croly, George


Box 1 Crosland, Camilla Toulmin, Mrs.


Box 1 Cruikshank, George


Box 1 Curzon of Kedleston, George Nathaniel


Box 1 Curzon, Marquess



Box 2 Daniel, Charles Henry Olive


Box 2 Davidson, Jo


Box 2 De Vere, Aubrey T.


Box 2 Derby, Edvard Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of


Box 2 Derwent, George Harcourt, 3d Baron


Box 2 Dibdin, Charles


Box 2 Dibdin, Thomas Frognall


Box 2 Dickinson, Goldsworthy Lowes


Box 2 Dilke, Charles W.


Box 2 Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge


Box 2 Dowden, Elizabeth Dickenson West (Mrs. Edwin)


Box 2 Doyle, (Sir) Arthur Conan


Box 2 Dumont d'Urville, Jules Sebastien Cesar


Box 2 Eberhart, Richard


Box 2 Edward VXI, King of England


Box 2 Eldon, John Scott


Box 2 Eugenie, Empress-consort of Napoleon III


Box 2 Faber, Geoffrey Cust


Box 2 Falconer, Hugh


Box 2 Falkener, Edward


Box 2 Farrar, Frederic William


Box 2 Faulkner, Charles Joseph


Box 2 Fawcett, (Dame) Millicent Garrett


Box 2 Fernely, Joseph


Box 2 Fitzwilliam, Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 5th Earl


Box 2 Fleming, Peter


Box 2 Forbes, Edward


Box 2 Ford, Richard


Box 2 Fox, Caroline


Box 2 Fox, Wilson


Box 2 Freeman, Edward A.


Box 2 Froude, James Anthony


Box 2 Galsworthy, John


Box 2 Garibaldi, Menotti


Box 2 Garnet, Edward


Box 2 Garnett, Richard


Box 2 Gatty, Margaret


Box 2 George I, King of the Hellenes


Box 2 George III, King of Great Britain


Box 2 Gifford, Edward Hamilton


Box 2 Gilbert, William S.


Box 2 Gladstone, Catherine (Mrs. William E.)


Box 2 Gladstone, William Ewart


Box 2 Gooch, George Peabody


Box 2 Goschen, George Joachim Goschen, 1st Viscount


Box 2 Gosse, Sir Edmund


Box 2 Green, Henry


Box 2 Greene, Harry Plunkett


Box 2 Greenwell, William


Box 2 Greenwood, Frederick


Box 2 Gudehus, Heinrich


Box 2 Guthrie, Thomas Anstey


Box 2 Hake, Thomas Gordon


Box 2 Haliburton, Thomas Chandler


Box 2 Hall, Samuel Carter


Box 2 Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard


Box 2 Hardy, Thomas


Box 2 Hare, Augustus John Curhbert


Box 2 Harraden, Beatrice


Box 2 Harrison, Frederic


Box 2 Harte, Bret


Box 2 Hawkins, Anthony Hope


Box 2 Henley, William Ernest


Box 2 Herbert, (Sir) Alan Patrick


Box 2 Hertford, Francis Charles Seynour, 3d Marquess


Box 2 Hewitt, Mary


Box 2 Hill, Octavia


Box 2 Hirst, Thomas Archer


Box 2 Holland, Henry Fox, 1st Baron


Box 2 Hooker, Joseph D.


Box 2 Horne, Richard Hengist


Box 2 Hoster, Ja.


Box 2 Howard, Joseph Jackson


Box 2 Howitt, William


Box 2 Huggins (Sir) William


Box 2 Hunt, James Henry Leigh


Box 2 Hunt, Thornton Leigh


Box 2 Huntly, Charles Gordon, 11th Marquess of


Box 2 Huxley, Thomas Henry



Box 3 Ingelov, Jean


Box 3 Isherwood, Christopher


Box 3 Jackson, John


Box 3 Jefferies, Richard


Box 3 Jerome, Jerome Klapka


Box 3 Jerrold, Douglas William


Box 3 Jewsbury, Geraldine Endsor


Box 3 John, Augustus


Box 3 Kean, Charles


Box 3 Keble, John


Box 3 Kenyon, Sir Frederic George


Box 3 Kinglake, Alexander William


Box 3 Kingsley, Charles


Box 3 Kirsopp. Edward


Box 3 Knowles, Sir James Thomas


Box 3 Kropotkin, Prince Peter


Box 3 Kubelik, Jan


Box 3 Labouchiere, Henry Du Pre


Box 3 Landells, Ebeneser


Box 3 Lang, Andrew


Box 3 Langdon, David


Box 3 Langtry, Lily


Box 3 Lankester, (Sir) Edwin Ray


Box 3 Laughlin, James


Box 3 Leconfield, Hugh Archibald Wyndham


Box 3 Lee, Sir Sidney


Box 3 Lemon, Mark


Box 3 Lewis, Sinclair


Box 3 Liddell, Henry Thomas


Box 3 Ligonier, John Ligonier, 1st Earl


Box 3 Lincoln, Abraham


Box 3 Lincoln, Anthony Handley


Box 3 Linton, Eliza Lynn


Box 3 Lodge, Oliver


Box 3 Lowell, James Russell


Box 3 Lucas, Edward Verrall


Box 3 Lucas, Frank Laurence


Box 3 Lugard, Flors Louise Shaw (Baroness)


Box 3 Lyell, Charles


Box 3 Lytton, Edward George Bulwer


Box 3 MacDonald, James Ramsay


Box 3 MacFarran, Sir George


Box 3 MacGregor, John


Box 3 Mackail, John William


Box 3 Macready, William Charles


Box 3 Madan, Francis Falconer


Box 3 Major, John


Box 3 Mallock, William Hurrell


Box 3 Manning, Henry Edward Carde, Cardinal


Box 3 Marsh, Edward


Box 3 Martineau, Harriet


Box 3 Mathers, Helen


Box 3 Mathias, Georges Amadee St. Claire


Box 3 Maugham, William Somerset


Box 3 Max Muller, Friedrich


Box 3 Maxwell, Herbert


Box 3 McCarthy, Justin


Box 3 McNaught, William Gray


Box 3 Mestrmvic, Ivan


Box 3 Millar, (Sir) Oliver Nicholas


Box 3 Miller, Thomas


Box 3 Millikin, E.J.


Box 3 Milner, Alfred Milner, Viscount


Box 3 Milnes, Richard Monckton


Box 3 Mitford, Mary Russell


Box 3 Mommsen, Theodor


Box 3 Montrose, James Graham, 3rd Duke of


Box 3 Moore, George A.


Box 3 Morley, Edmund Parker, 2d Earl of


Box 3 Morley, John Parker, 1st Earl of


Box 3 Morshead, (Sir) Owen Frederick


Box 3 Moscheles, Ignaz


Box 3 Motley, John Lothrop


Box 3 Munro, Hugh Andrew Johnstone


Box 3 Murchison, (Sir) Roderick Impey


Box 3 Murray (Sir)Charles Augustus


Box 3 Murray, (Sir) John


Box 3 Murray, Gilbert


Box 3 Murray, John


Box 3 Murray, John Arnaud Robin Grey


Box 3 Murray, John Middleton



Box 4 Nash, John


Box 4 Newman, John Henry


Box 4 Nicode, Jean Louis


Box 4 Nilsson, Christine


Box 4 Nordenskjold, Nils Adolf Erik, Baron


Box 4 Norris, William Edward


Box 4 O'Clery, Keyes, Count


Box 4 Ogg, David


Box 4 Oliphant, Margaret


Box 4 Opie, Amelia


Box 4 Owen, (Sir) Richard


Box 4 Oxford, Edward Russell, Earl of


Box 4 Page, (Sir) Denys Lionel


Box 4 Parker, Sir Gilbert


Box 4 Payn, James


Box 4 Peel, (Sir) Robert


Box 4 Petre, William Bernard Petre, 12th Baron


Box 4 Phillips, George Searle


Box 4 Phillpotts, Eden


Box 4 Pitman, Isaac


Box 4 Planche, James Robinson


Box 4 Poole, Reginald Stuart


Box 4 Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham


Box 4 Powell, Anthony


Box 4 Praed, Winthrop M.


Box 4 Price, Cormeil


Box 4 Prokosch, Frederic


Box 4 Pusey, Edward Bouverie


Box 4 Quiller-Couch, (Sir) Arthur Thomas


Box 4 Quilter, Harry


Box 4 Rackham, Arthur / Read, Herbert /Reid, Forrest


Box 4 Raddiffe, Cyril John Radcliffe, Viscount


Box 4 Raven-Hill, Leonard


Box 4 Reid, Thomas Mayne


Box 4 Richardson, Henry Handel


Box 4 Richmond, (Sir) Ian A.


Box 4 Ritchie, Anne Isabella, Lady


Box 4 Roberts, Frederick Sleigh


Box 4 Rothenstein, Sir William


Box 4 Rumford, R. Kennerley


Box 4 Russell, John Russell, 1st Earl


Box 4 Sala, George Augustus


Box 4 Salisbury, James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of


Box 4 Samuel, Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount


Box 4 Sayce, Archibald Henry


Box 4 Scott, Hugh Stovell


Box 4 Sedgvick, Adam


Box 4 Sharp, William


Box 4 Smith, Albert R,


Box 4 Smith, Goldwin


Box 4 Smith, Horatio


Box 4 Smith, Logan Pearsall


Box 4 Solomon, Simeon


Box 4 Stanford, Charles Villiers


Box 4 Stanley, (Sir) Henry Morton


Box 4 Stanley, Dorothy (Mrs. Henry Morton)


Box 4 Steel, Flora Annie Webster


Box 4 Steer, Philip Wilson


Box 4 Stokes, Whitley


Box 4 Storey, David


Box 4 Story, William Wetmore


Box 4 Strickland, Agnes


Box 4 Strong, Leonard Alfred George


Box 4 Struve, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm


Box 4 Sturgis, Julian Russell


Box 4 Suffield, Edward Vernon Harboad, 4th Baron


Box 4 Swanwick, Anna


Box 4 Sydney, John Robert Townshend, Earl


Box 4 Symons, Alphonse James Albert


Box 4 Symons, Arthur


Box 4 Tappan, Martin Farquhar


Box 4 Taylor, Henry


Box 4 Taylor, Tom


Box 4 Terry, Marion


Box 4 Thesiger, Mary Lincoln


Box 4 Thompson, (Sir) Henry


Box 4 Thompson, Thomas Ferronet


Box 4 Thornycraft, Will


Box 4 Tree, Herbert Beerbohm


Box 4 Trevelyan, George Macaulay


Box 4 Trevelyan, Robert Calverly


Box 4 Tupper, Martin Farquhar


Box 4 Turner, Dawson


Box 4 Tynan, Katherine


Box 4 Tynan, Katherine


Box 4 Tyndall, John


Box 4 Upson, Arthur


Box 4 Vachell, Horace Annesley


Box 4 Vanneck, Andrew Nicholas Armstrong


Box 4 Vansittart, Robert Gilbert Vansittart, Baron


Box 4 Verney, (Sir) Harry


Box 4 Victoria, Queen of England


Box 4 Villari, Luigi


Box 4 Walker, Eric Anderson


Box 4 Wallace, Alfred Russel


Box 4 Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold (Mrs. Humphry)


Box 4 Warpole, Hugh


Box 4 Warren, Samuel


Box 4 Watson, John


Box 4 Watson, William


Box 4 Watts, Alaric A.


Box 4 Watts, Isaac


Box 4 Waugh, Arthur


Box 4 Webb, Sidney


Box 4 Wellesley, Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington


Box 4 Wellesley, Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess


Box 4 Wellington, Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of


Box 4 Whibley, Charles


Box 4 White, Maude Valerie


Box 4 White, Walter


Box 4 White, William Hale


Box 4 Whyte-Melville, George John


Box 4 Wilde, Jane Francesca Elgee


Box 4 Wilson, Carroll A.


Box 4 Wollaston, Thomas Vernon


Box 4 Wood, (Sir) Henry Joseph


Box 4 Wyon, Leonard Charles


Box 4 Yonge, Charlotte M.

Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts, Documents, Photographs



Box 5 Documents and Photographs, A-K

Includes Autographs



Box 6 Documents and Photographs, L-Z

Includes Autographs



Box 7 Arranged Correspondence, Photographs

Series III: Printed Materials



Box 8 Printed Ephemera and reviews for Index to Little Magazines, Index to the Little Reviews and bibliographies of Yvor Winters, Sherwood Anderson, Frank Norris, Joseph Conrad, and Marianne Moore with some additional correspondence



Box 9 Inscribed Books



Box 10 Books inscribed to Lohf



Box 11A Printed materials written by Lohf



Box 11B Printed materials written by Lohf

Series IV: Professional Papers

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.



Box 12 Manuscripts of publications and lectures: A-K



Box 13 Manuscripts of publications and lectures: L-Z



Box 14 Seminar in Rare Books, School of Library Service: General



Box 15 Seminar in Rare Books, School of Library Service: Notes for lecture topics, A-Z



Box 16 Consultation Files: Appointment Calendars, 1974-1979



Box 17 Consultation Files: Appointment Calendars, 1980-1992