Henrietta C. Bartlett papers 1471-1961


Henrietta C. Bartlett papers 1471-1961

Collection includes letters to Bartlett from various correspondents, concerned mainly with bibliographical matters, relating especially to Shakespeare and his period. Correspondents include Joseph Quincy Adams, Tucker Brooke, Beverly Chew, George Watson Cole, Harvey Cushing, John Drinkwater, John Farquhar Fulton, W. W. Greg, Geoffrey Keynes, Amy Lowell, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Julia Marlowe, William Allan Neilson, Alfred Edward Newton, Alfred William Pollard, Seymour de Ricci, Otis Skinner, Edward Hugh Sothern, Chauncey Brewster Tinker, John Dover Wilson, and the Henry E. Huntington Library. The Papers also include lecture notes on bibliographical subjects; sample pages of early books ca. 1471-1675; six boxes of 4 x 5 glass slides used in her lectures; minutes, membership lists and printed material from the Hroswitha Club in New York; and notes and newspaper clippings related to various authors, libraries, and book collecting.

Total Boxes: 17; Other Storage Formats: Oversize portfolio; Linear Feet: 7.1

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Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925

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Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. Her brother, Abbot Lawrence Lowell, was president of Harvard University. At age 36, Lowell had her first poem published in the Atlantic Monthly. In 1912, her first book of poems, A dome of many colored glasses was published. She became associated with the Imagists poets when Ezra Pound, whom she had met on a trip to England, included one of her poems in his anthology, Des imagistes. Lowell wrote critical articles for periodicals in add...

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Brooke, Tucker, 1883-1946

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Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937

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McKerrow, R. B. (Ronald Brunlees), 1872-1940

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Cole, George Watson, 1850-1939

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Epithet: Librarian Henry E Huntington Library British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0000ab George Watson Cole: school teacher, 1872-1876; admitted to Massachusetts Bar, 1876, and practiced law until 1885; from 1885-1886 compiled the Classified Catalogue of the Fitchburg Public Library; in 1886 became Librarian of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn; from 1888-1891 worked for Newberry Library in Chicago; from 189...

Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924

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Neilson, William Allan, 1869-1946

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Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940

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Ricci, Seymour ˜deœ 1881-1942

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Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944

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Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960

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John Farquhar Fulton was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on November 1, 1899. He received B.S. and M.D. degrees from Harvard, and a M.A. and D. Phil. from Oxford. He was appointed Sterling Professor of Physiology at Yale in 1929 and in 1951 became the first Sterling professor of the history of medicine. During World War II, Fulton served on the National Research Council. He was an authority on comparative physiology of the primate brain, neurophysiology, aviation medicine, and medical history. He co...