Papers, 1866-1951.

ArchivalResource

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. Papers, 1866-1951.

Papers, 1866-1951.

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials of and relating to Woodberry. Included are letters from Woodberry to Melville H. Cane, John Erskine, John S. Harrison, Robert Underwood Johnson, and Joel E. Spingarn. There are 330 letters from Woodberry to Harry Harkness Flagler telling of Woodberry's daily life in Beverly, Mass. and of his travels in Europe and Africa. Additional correspondence, notes, and printed materials relate to Woodberry's life, writings, teaching career, retirement, the controversy in 1902 that led to his resignation from the Columbia University faculty in 1904, the bequest of his books to Harvard University and Phillips Exeter Academy, the Poetry Room dedicated in his honor at Harvard University, an exhibit of Woodberriana at the New York Public Library and the Woodberry Society. There are more than fifty manuscripts of his essays and poems. Among the printed materials are his poems, essays, and book reviews, most of which have been cut from THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY. Other printed materials are about Woodberry, reviews of his books, obituaries, memorials, and books, many inscribed.

ca. 6,200 items.

Related Constellations

There are 12 Constellations related to this resource.

Columbia University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r0313j (corporateBody)

The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...

Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bp00zc (person)

Author; United States ambassador to Italy. From the description of Autograph poem signed, entitled "Rheims", 1814 Sep. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492661 From the description of Autograph poem "The Cost" signed, 1914 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492676 Epithet: Editor 'The Century Magazine' New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000372 Magazine ed...

Erskine, John, 1879-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gh9h6n (person)

Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Harvard University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vt5fhv (corporateBody)

The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...

Phillips Exeter Academy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61v9p7k (corporateBody)

New York Public Library

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fp1w8g (corporateBody)

The New York Pubic Library purchased Arthur A. Schomburg's collection of books, pamphlets, prints and photographs in 1926 with funds from the Carnegie Corporation and housed at the 135th Street Branch Library of The New York Public Library. L. Hollingsworth Wood was appointed in 1925 by the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library to purchase and provide guidelines for the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature. Members of the Advisory Committee of the Arthur A. Schomburg Collection, i...

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60z75jc (person)

Literary critic and reformer; taught at Columbia University in New York, 1899-1911. From the description of Letter : [New York], to Elbridge Colby, 1911 March 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 21417689 Joel E. Spingarn was an educator and writer who worked with social reform causes, primarily with the NAACP. From the description of Joel E. Spingarn Collection, 1910-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84422765 From the description of Joel E. Spingarn Co...

Woodberry Society.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b60sk4 (corporateBody)

Flagler, Harry Harkness, 1870-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bz6hgb (person)

American philanthropist and music patron. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 18 January 1948, to Wolfgang RoseĢ, 1948 Jan. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577400 ...

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pn9bqj (person)

Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. From the description of George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College, 1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844136 Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-19...

Harrison, John Smith, 1877-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62f7zc3 (person)

Cane, Melville, 1879-1980

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bv7k1p (person)

Lawyer and poet. From the description of Letters 1936-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703899109 Lawyer, poet, and Naumburg's brother-in-law. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1922-1975. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585399 Lawyer, poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Melville Henry Cane : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Worl...