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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Box 1, Cataloged correspondence & Arranged correspondence; Box 1-6, Subject file.
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
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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.
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
Papers Processed HR 03/01/1994.
Papers Processed HR 04/04/1994.
Misc. re. N. Iorga Processed HR 07/07/2000.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
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.