Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981 (bulk 1945-1973).

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Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981 (bulk 1945-1973).

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, bylaws, reports on publications and projects, translations of literary works, grant applications, financial statements, clippings, printed matter, and other records relating to the foundation's history and to its fellowship and contribution programs. Includes files relating to the awarding of the Bollingen prizes in poetry, publication of the Bollingen Series by Princeton University Press; and publication in English of The Collected Works of Paul Valéry (1956), The Collected Works of C. G. Jung (1953), and of the ancient Chinese book of divinations and commentaries, I Ching. Other works and authors represented include Plato's Dialogues edited by Edith Hamilton; the Mugaddimah, a treatise on history by the medieval Muslim Ibn Khaldun; Spanish author Miguel de Unamuno; Mary McCarthy's translation of Rachel Bespaloff's De l'Iliade (1962); Vladimir Nabokov's translation of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin (1964, 1971); poems by French poet Saint-John Perse, translations of his poetry by Robert Fitzgerald, and W. H. Auden's translation of Saint-John Perse's 1958 Nobel Prize address; and works relating to projects supported by the foundation including archaeological excavation and interpretation in Samothrace, Greece, and various Egyptian tombs and temples as well as studies of the reconstructed mosaics and frescoes of the Byzantine church, Kariye Camii, in Istanbul, Turkey. Correspondents include John D. Barrett, Wallace Brockway, Huntington Cairns, Joseph Campbell, Kenneth Clark, Mircea Eliade, T.S. Eliot, Abraham Flexner, Raymond B. Fosdick, Vaun Gillmor, Gotthard Günther, C.G. Jung, Erich Kahler, Siegfried Kracauer, Joseph Wood Krutch, Jacques Maritain, Elinore Marvel, William McGuire, Mary Mellon, Paul Mellon, Vladimir Nabokov, Erich Neumann, Maud Oakes, Dora Panofsky, Erwin Panofsky, Paul Radin, Natacha Rambova, Max Raphael, Herbert Read, Mary Curtis Ritter, Saint-John Perse, Jean Seznec, Allen Tate, Mark Van Doren, Helen Wolff, Kurt Wolff, Stanley Young, and Heinrich Robert Zimmer.

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Mellon, Paul

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Kahler, Erich, 1885-1970

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Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968

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Erwin Panofsky was a German Jewish art historian. He emigrated to the United States in the 1930s and subsequently taught at New York University, Princeton University, and Harvard University. He became widely known and very influential in the field of iconography. One of his most popular works is Studies in Iconology: Humanist Themes in the Art of the Renaissance (1939, reissued 1972). From the guide to the Erwin Panofsky Letters to Mrs. Alfred Barr, 1932-1967, (Princeton University. ...

Zimmer, Heinrich Robert, 1890-1943

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Werfel indicates that he had met Zimmer at least once and hoped to see him again. From the description of Correspondence from Franz Werfel, 1941. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864883 ...

Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837

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Neumann, Erich

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Marvel, Elinore J.

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Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945

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French poet and philosopher. From the description of Paul Valéry petition, circa 1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981247 Paul Valéry, French poet, essayist and critic. From the description of Paul Valéry collection, 1896-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78236502 From the description of Paul Valéry collection, 1896-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702153343 Valéry was a French poet. From the guide to the Papers conce...

Bollingen foundation

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Endowment established in 1942 by Paul and Mary Mellon to fund scholarly research and publication in the humanities. From the description of Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981 (bulk 1945-1973). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061746 ...

Bespaloff, Rachel

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McGuire, William, 1917-

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Barrett, John D., 1903-1981

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Bollingen Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)

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Rambova, Natacha

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Actress, cinematic designer, and spiritualist. Formerly known as Winifred Shaughnessy Hudnut. Married Rudolph Valentino. Born 1897, died 1966. From the description of Natacha Rambova papers, circa 1955-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983196 ...

Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406

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Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985

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Plato.

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Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987

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Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963

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Classicist (Bryn Mawr College, A.B. and A.M., 1894), Hamilton was headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore (1896-1922), and an author and translator of numerous books, including The Greek Way (1930) and The Roman Way (1932). From the description of Papers, 1922-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122565735 ...

Mellon, Mary, 1905-1946

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Raphael, Max, 1889-1952

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Art historian and philosopher whose works reflect his attempt to forge a scientific methodology, on material foundations, for the analysis of artistic creation and the sociology of art. From the description of Max Raphael papers, 1931-1989. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77615743 Biographical/Historical Note Max Raphael, art historian and philosopher, was born August 27, 1889 in Schönlanke (West Prussia),...

Jung, C.G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961

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Young, Stanley, 1906-1975

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Gillmor, Vaun

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Perse, Saint-John

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Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983

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McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989

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Wolff, Kurt, 1887-1963

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Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Seznec, Jean.

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Günther, Gotthard

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Read, Herbert, 1893-1968

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Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970

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Panofsky, Dora Mosse

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Radin, Paul, 1883-1959

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Dr. Paul Radin is considered to be one of the formative influences in contemporary anthropology and ethnography in the United States and Europe. He was born in Lodz (Russian Poland) on April 2, 1883, the son of a reform rabbi and scholar. In 1884, his family moved to Elmira, New York, and then to New York City in 1890. Educated in the public school system, Radin entered the College of the City of New York as a sub-freshman at the age of fourteen, graduating in 1902. After a brief stint in gradua...

Unamuno, Miguel de 1864-1936

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Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo, born in 1864, was a Spanish author, philosopher and educator, whose essays had great influence in early 20th-century Spain. He was one of the foremost representatives of the movement Generation '98. He died in 1936. From the description of Miguel de Unamuno Papers. 1885-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225566245 ...

Brockway, Wallace, 1905-1972

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Kariye Camii (Istanbul, Turkey)

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Fosdick, Raymond B. (Raymond Blaine), 1883-1972

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Raymond B. Fosdick was an attorney, undersecretary-general of the League of Nations (1919-1920); Trustee of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1921-1936) and The Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial (1921-1928); trustee (1923-1938) and president (1936-1938) of the International Education Board; trustee (1922-1948), president (1936-1948), and chairman (1932-1936) of The General Education Board; and trustee (1921-1948) and president (1936-1948) of the Rockefeller Foundation. ...

Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Abraham Flexner was an educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122473834 Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737398 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977

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Vladimir Nabokov was a Russian and American novelist, poet, short-story writer, lecturer, and literary critic. From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975) [microform]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 210012737 From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465556 From the guide to the Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987, 1934-1975, (The New Y...

Eliade, Mircea, 1907-1986

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Mircea Eliade (1907-1986), Romanian historian of religions and author, and professor in the University of Chicago Divinity School and Committee on Social Thought, 1957-1986. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, publications, audio and video recordings, and personal materials and artifacts. From the description of Mircea Eliade papers, 1926-1998 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 606590136 Mircea Eliade (13 Ma...

Tate, Allen, 1899-1979

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the description of Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652060 From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) John Orley Allen Tate was born in Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, in 1899. He atte...

Wolff, Helen, 1906-1994

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Helen Wolff (1906-1994), publisher. Kurt Wolff (1887-1963), publisher and author. From the description of Helen and Kurt Wolff papers, 1888-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702179078 Helen and Kurt Wolff were involved with publishing for most of the 20th century. Kurt Wolff established the Kurt Wolff Verlag in Leipzig in 1913 and Pantheon Casa Editrice in Florence in 1924 and, after immigrating to the U.S. in 1941, Kurt and Helen est...

Oakes, Maud, 1903-1990

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Princeton university press

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Founded in 1905 with a gift from Charles Scribner (Princeton Class of 1875), the Press was incorporated in 1910 as a non-profit corporation "to establish, maintain, and operate a printing and publishing plant, for the promotion of education and scholarship, and to serve the University by manufacturing and distributing its publications." The Press has published almost 3,000 titles since its first book, John Witherspoon's LECTURES IN MORAL PHILOSOPHY, appeared in 1912. Among its long-term projects...

Ritter, Mary Curtis

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Kracauer, Siegfried, 1889-1966

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