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MS Am 1663

Rand, Edward Kennard, 1871-1945. Edward Kennard Rand correspondence and other papers, 1900-1945: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1663
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rand, Edward Kennard, 1871-1945.
Title: Edward Kennard Rand correspondence and other papers,
Date(s): 1900-1945.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, French, German, and Latin.
Abstract: Papers of American classicist, medievalist and Harvard University professor, Edward Kennard Rand.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Kennard Rand Correspondence and Other Papers, 1900-1945 (MS Am 1663). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Rand was an American classicist and medievalist. Educated at Harvard (B.S. 1894) and the University of Munich (Ph.D. 1900), he taught at Harvard (1901-1942), where he was Pope Professor of Latin (1931-1942). He founded the Medieval Academy of America (1925) and the journal Speculum.


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Scope and Contents

Includes letters sent to Rand from various correspondents and typescript carbon copies of letters sent by Rand to various recipients. Topics involve Rand's research interests and writings. Also includes: autograph manuscript and typescript carbons of Rand's reviews of E. A. Lowe's Codices Latini antiquiores, parts I and II, written for the Nation; a few third party letters; and other papers and photographs.
Correspondents include: John Jay Chapman, Etienne Gilson, Leslie Webber Jones, Frederick Paul Keppel, Benno Linderbauer, David Ansell Slater, and Hugh Fraser Stewart, among many others.

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