Henderson, Harold Gould

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Author and professor of Japanese art and culture. Born 1889; died 1974.

From the description of Papers of Harold Gould Henderson, 1918-1955 (bulk 1937-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83309910

Harold Gould Henderson (1889-1974) was an American author, teacher, translator, and anthologist of Japanese poetry. He taught the history of Japanese art at Columbia University, was president of the Society of Japanese Studies and the Japan Society from 1948 to 1952. In 1945 he served in Japan on General Douglas MacArthur's staff as special advisor on education, religion and art. His works included books and articles on Japanese poetry and grammar and his own Haiku poems.

From the guide to the Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1750-1974, 1959-1974, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Harold Gould Henderson (1889-1974) was an American author, teacher, translator, and anthologist of Japanese poetry.

He taught the history of Japanese art at Columbia University, was president of the Society of Japanese Studies and the Japan Society from 1948 to 1952. In 1945 he served in Japan on General Douglas MacArthur's staff as special advisor on education, religion and art. His works included books and articles on Japanese poetry and grammar and his own Haiku poems.

From the description of Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1750-1974, bulk (1959-1974). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314187

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referencedIn Brander Matthews Papers, 1877-1962. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Miller, Edward J. (Edward Jay), 1930-. Bash⁻o songs : six poems by Matsuo Bash⁻o set to music for soprano voice and three percussionists / by Edward Jay Miller ; English translations by Harold G. Henderson. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924. Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue architectural drawings and papers, 1882-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Powell, Mel. The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Henderson, Harold Gould. The reminiscences of Harold Gould Henderson, 1961, [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Henderson, Harold Gould. Papers of Harold Gould Henderson, 1918-1955 (bulk 1937-1946). Library of Congress
referencedIn Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929. Papers, 1877-1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn The Mel Powell Papers, 1942-1991, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Henderson, Harold Gould. 880-01 [Beikoku Gikai Toshokan Sakanishi shiryō. Columbia University kankei shokan]. Library of Congress, RCCD CJK
referencedIn Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue architectural drawings and papers, 1882-1980 Columbia University. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives.
creatorOf Henderson, Harold Gould. Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1750-1974, bulk (1959-1974). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1750-1974, 1959-1974 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Henderson, Harold Gould. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1963-1965. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Wheeler, Post, 1869-1956. person
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