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MS Am 2364

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2364
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930.
Title: George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College,
Date(s): 1912.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drafts of lectures given by American poet and educator, George Edward Woodberry while a guest lecturer at Bowdoin College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*48M-293. Gift of Charles D. Woodberry, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1942 April 6.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Edward Woodberry Lectures delivered at Bowdoin College (MS Am 2364). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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 (1891-1904). In 1904 he became lecturer in English literature at Amherst College and in 1908 professor of English literature at Cornell University.

Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of lectures delivered in 1912 by Woodberry while a guest lecturer at Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine. Lectures are on broad topics of poetry and philosophy.

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