Finding Aid for the Henry Winchester Rolfe Papers, 1900-1940

Processed by Anne Caiger; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Henry Winchester Rolfe Papers, 1900-1940

Collection number: 758

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Anne Caiger, September 1980
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Winchester Rolfe Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1940
Collection number: 758
Creator: Rolfe, Henry Winchester, b. 1858
Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Henry Winchester Rolfe (b.1858) was a English instructor at Cornell University (1883-85), professor of Latin at Swarthmore College (1885-90), lecturer in Latin literature at the University of Pennsylvania (1891-92), and associate professor of Greek at Stanford University (1900-10). The collection consists of correspondence, notes, clippings, manuscripts of articles, printed lecture course material, family photographs, ephemera, and periodicals.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Harry Jackson, May 1961.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry Winchester Rolfe Papers (Collection 758). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Rolfe was born on May 8, 1858 in Dorchester, Massachusetts; AB (1880) and AM (1885), Amherst College; attended University of Leipzig, 1881-83; instructor in English, Cornell University, 1883-85; professor of Latin, Swarthmore College, 1885-90; lecturer in Latin literature, University of Pennsylvania, 1891-92; associate professor of Greek, Stanford University, 1900-10; publications include Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters (with James H. Robinson, 1898); he died in 1945.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, notes, clippings, manuscripts of articles, printed lecture course material, family photographs, ephemera, and periodicals.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Rolfe, Henry Winchester, b. 1858--Archives.
Literature teachers--United States--Archival resources.
Classicists--United States--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Papers, ca. 1900-1940

Creator/Collector: Rolfe, Henry Winchester, 1858-1945
Physical Description: (1 box, ca. 100 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes, common place book, manuscripts of articles and family photographs of Henry W. Rolfe, university professor at Cornell, Swarthmore, University of Chicago and Stanford.
 

[Unprocessed Materials], ca. 1900-1940

Physical Description: [14 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, clippings, notes and manuscripts, early 20th C. (boxes 2-8), and notes on cards (boxes 9-14) and oversized Box 15.