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John L. Gerig papers, 1905-1988

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0479
Bib ID 4079841 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gerig, John L. (John Lawrence), 1878-1957
Title John L. Gerig papers, 1905-1988
Physical Description 3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language(s) English , Celtic languages , Spanish; Castilian , Italian , French .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-6. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Box 1, Cataloged correspondence & Arranged correspondence; Box 1-6, Subject file.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, research notes, articles, clippings, photostats, and photographs. These files concern his interest in Pierre Bayle, Antoine Arlier, and the Renaissance in Provence, as well as the Romanic Review, philology, French, Spanish, and celtic studies. Among the correspondents are: Philippe Berthelot, Nicholas Murray Butler, F.R. Coudert, John H. Finley, the Prince de Ligne, Curtis Hidden Page, William B. Parsons, and Aime ́Puech.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-6. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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); John L. Gerig papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Transferred from Casa Italiana (via Richard Pachella), 1992 & 1994.

Transferred from Middle East and Jewish Studies (via Frank Unlandherm), 1999.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed HR 03/01/1994.

Papers Processed HR 04/04/1994.

Misc. re. N. Iorga Processed HR 07/07/2000.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

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

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Agendas (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Announcements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bibliographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bookplates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genealogies (histories) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Glossaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters of recommendation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newsletters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obituaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pamphlets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prefaces Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prospectuses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Résumés (personnel records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stats (copies) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Transcripts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
blueprints (reprographic copies) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Aneau, Barthélemy, -1561 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Arlier, Antoine, approximately 1502-1545? Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Berthelot, Philippe, 1866-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carolet, -1739 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Celtic languages Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Claveret, Jean, 1590-1666 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of Romance Languages Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coudert, Frederic R (Frederic René), 1871-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Desmaizeaux, Pierre, 1673?-1745 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dolet, Etienne, 1509-1546 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finley, John H (John Huston), 1863-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
French language Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Iorga, Nicolae, 1871-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Linguists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marot, Clément, 1496-1544 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Page, Curtis Hidden, 1870-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philology Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Puech, Aimé, 1860-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Renaissance -- France -- Provence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Romance languages Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ronsard, Pierre de, 1524-1585 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saint-Gelais, Mellin de, 1491-1558 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Salel, Hugues, approximately 1504-1553 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spanish language Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Titz, Karel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Voulté, Jean, -1542 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author, linguist, Professor of Celtic at Columbia University from 1911 until his death, and Executive Officer of the Department of Romance Languages at Columbia University. He was born in Columbia, Missouri and earned an A.B. degree from the University of Missouri in 1898, an A.M. degree in 1899, his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in 1902. At Columbia University, he was active in establishing the Casa Italiana and the Maison Franca̧is and contributed to the Romanitc Review.

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Series I: Correspondence


Cataloged Correspondence



Box CC 1 Berthelot, Philippe


Box CC 1 Butler, Nicholas Murray


Box CC 1 Coudert, F. R.


Box CC 1 Finley, John H.


Box CC 1 Ligne, Eugene, Prince de


Box CC 1 Page, Curtis Hidden


Box CC 1 Parsons, William B.


Box CC 1 Puech, Aime


Arranged Correspondence


Box CC 1 A-W

Series II: Subject Files


Celtic



Box 1 General


Box 1 Printed


French


Box 1 Aneau, Barthelemy (15057-156-) (Pamphlet by J.L.G.)


Box 1 Arlier, Antoine (, ca. 1502-1545


Box 1 Arlier: Denis Faucher and notes on A. Arlier's letter 5



Box 2 Arlier


Box 2 Georges Family


Laye family


Box 2 Letters, transcripts, & translations


Box 2 Latin


Box 2 Photostats


Box 2 Vulteius,-Johannes [Jean Visagier; Voulte]: Epigrammaturn...



Box 3 Bayle, Pierre (1647-1706)


Box 3 Copies from Des Maizeaux


Box 3 Letters to his brother


Box 3 Letters to his father


Box 3 List of Bayle letters



Box 4 Briggs, Tura M.: Poems


Carolet (d.1739)


Box 4 Les Amants Embarrasses.,. (Photostat of play)


Box 4 La Belle Ecaillere... (Photostat of play)


Box 4 Claveret, Jean de (1590-1666): L'Esprit Fort... (Photostat of play)


Box 4 Le College de la Trinite a Lyon Avant 1540. (Pamphlet by J.L.G.)


Box 4 Institut des Etudes Francaises


Box 4 Jean de Paris (16th century)


Box 4 Marot, Clement (1497-1544): Book of Psalms. (Galley proofs)


Box 4 Misc.



Box 5 Notebooks (Paris, 1905-1906 etc.), 1905-1906


Box 5 Papelard: notes on literary appearances, 1739-1772 of the legend as "Papelot", "Papelait et Beguin", etc., prepared by Karel Titz of Brno, Czech., 1739-1772


Box 5 Peletier family


Box 5 Pelisson de Condrieu, Jean (d. ca,1567) (Pamphlet by J.L.G.)


Box 5 Proust, Marcel (1871-1922)


Box 5 Ronsard, Pierre de (1524-1585)


Box 5 Saint Gelais, Mellin de (1491-1558)


Box 5 Salel, Hugues (ca. 1504-1553)


Box 5 Italian


Box 5 Miscellaneous


Box 5 Personal & biographical


Box 5 "Philology" (Article by J.L.G.)



Box 6 Recommendations


Romanic Review


Box 6 "In Memoriam"


Box 6 "Philology"


Box 6 "Varia"


Box 6 Spanish


Box 6 Spanish vocabulary


Box 6 Rumanian-Iorga, Nicolae (1871-1940)