Series VI consists of notes taken while Lewis S. Bigelow was enrolled in the Department of Comparative Literature from 1899 to 1903
The notes found here come from lectures given by several of the professors of the Department of Comparative Literature, including George E. Woodberry, J. E. Spingarn, and Frank Chandler. George E. Woodberry (1855-1930) studied at Harvard University and was appointed professor of literature at Columbia in 1891, moving in 1900 to the Department of Comparative Literature. He was known as both a poet and critic.
Found with this collection were a series of notes from lectures in the Department of Comparative Literature, the author of which is unknown. The notebooks have been kept and can be found with this series.