Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958

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Hyder Edward Rollins (1889-1958) was born in Abilene, Texas. In 1910 he received a B.A. from Southwestern University, an M.A. from the University of Texas in 1912, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1917. In 1919 he went to Europe on a Harvard Sheldon Traveling Fellowship and in 1920 he was appointed assistant professor at New York University, becoming a full professor four years later. In 1926 he returned to Harvard, later succeeding George Lyman Kittredge as the Gurney Professor of English (1939-1956). Rollins never married, died in 1958, and was buried in Abilene, Texas.

From the description of Letters sent to Hyder Edward Rollins, 1927-1946 (inclusive), 1944-1946 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612788911

From the guide to the Letters sent to Hyder Edward Rollins, 1927-1946 (inclusive), 1944-1946 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Hyder Rollins was a ballad scholar, first a professor at New York University, then later Gurney Professor of English at Harvard.

From the description of English ballad transcripts, 1919-1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390434

Hyder Edward Rollins (1889-1958) received a B.A. from Southwestern University in 1910, an M.A. from the University of Texas in 1912, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1917. In 1919 he went to Europe on a Harvard Sheldon Traveling Fellowship and in 1920 he was appointed assistant professor at New York University, becoming a full professor four years later. In 1926 he returned to Harvard, later succeeding George Lyman Kittredge as the Gurney Professor of English (1939-1956).

From the description of Hyder Edward Rollins notes on British manuscripts, ca. 1920-1929? (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612785628

Hyder Edward Rollins (1889-1958) was born in Abilene, Texas. In 1910 he received a B.A. from Southwestern University, an M.A. from the University of Texas in 1912, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1917. In 1919 he went to Europe on a Harvard Sheldon Traveling Fellowship and in 1920 he was appointed assistant professor at New York University, becoming a full professor four years later. In 1926 he returned to Harvard, later succeeding George Lyman Kittredge as the Gurney Professor of English (1939-1956). Among his scholarly interests was the study of English broadside ballads.

From the guide to the English ballad transcripts, 1919-1920., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Rollins graduated from Harvard in 1916 and taught English literature at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Hyder E. Rollins, 192?-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973165

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creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958. Hyder Edward Rollins notes on British manuscripts, ca. 1920-1929? Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, N, 1686-1975. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958. Catalogue of the Pepysian ballads at Magdalene College, Cambridge alphabetically by first lines ... to which is also added a catalogue of the Rawlinson and Wood collections : manuscript, 1919-1920. Houghton Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1898-1903. Houghton Library
creatorOf Holzapfel, Rudolf Melander, 1900-1982. Rudolf Melander Holzapfel compositions, 1946-1947. Houghton Library
referencedIn David Thomas Pottinger papers, 1922-1952. Houghton Library
creatorOf Pope, Willard Bissell,. Carlino Brown : photographs, 1898. Houghton Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958,. Papers concerning O. Henry, 1910-1931. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958,. Autograph and typerscript letters signed from Hyder E. Rollins, New York, to Professor J.Q. Adams, Ithaca, New York [manuscript], 1925. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
creatorOf Cappon, Alexander Patterson, 1900-. An index to the Roxburghe ballads : typescript, [1932] Houghton Library
creatorOf Rawson, Gertrude P. A study of the ballads in the Wood collection. With a complete catalogue : typescript, [1929] Houghton Library
referencedIn Tannenbaum, Samuel Aaron, 1874?-1948. Samuel Aaron Tannenbaum papers, 1857-1943. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Rudolf Melander Holzapfel compositions, 1946-1947. Houghton Library
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library
referencedIn David Thomas Pottinger papers, 1922-1952. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958,. English ballad transcripts, 1919-1920. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958,. Catalogue of ballads : from miscellaneous sources : manuscript, 1920. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958. Scholarship and Shakespeare's sonnets : typescript, [before 1953] Houghton Library
creatorOf Letters sent to Hyder Edward Rollins, 1927-1946 (inclusive), 1944-1946 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf English ballad transcripts, 1919-1920. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958. Papers of Hyder E. Rollins, 192?-1958 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963 Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters concerning John Keats, 1794-1958 (inclusive) 1822-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Hamm, Victor M. (Victor Michael), 1904-. Papers, 1925-1976. Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library, John P. Raynor Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958,. Letters sent to Hyder Edward Rollins, 1927-1946 (inclusive), 1944-1946 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
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associatedWith Tannenbaum, Samuel Aaron, 1874?-1948. person
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correspondedWith Wilson, Harold Sowerby, 1904- person
associatedWith Wood, Anthony à, 1632-1695 person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
England
England
England
Subject
Broadsides
Ballads, English
World War, 1939-1945--Correspondence
Indexes
English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Ballads, English--Texts
Occupation
Compilers
Collector
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Birth 1889-11-08

Death 1958-07-25

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