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Guide to the Arthur Garfield Kennedy Papers
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Papers

 

Correspondence A – C. Includes among miscellaneous correspondence letters from:

Box 1, Folder 1

Ackermann, Robert W., 1947-50, re An Index of Arthurian Names in Middle English

Box 1, Folder 1

Alden, Raymond and Donald, 1930-?

Box 1, Folder 1

Bailey, Margery re request for recommendations 1920-1928

Box 1, Folder 1

Bonner, Willard D. re conditions in graduate department of English as that time 1925

Box 1, Folder 1

Briggs, William D. and wife 1928-1941

Box 1, Folder 1

Bryan, W. F., re bibliography of the English language 1921-1927

Box 1, Folder 1

Burt, Thomas G. re Kennedy's membership in Phi Beta Kappa 1926

Box 1, Folder 1

Carruth, W. H. including a report on the Chaucer dictionary 1915-1919

Box 1, Folder 1

Craig, Hardin 1922-1954

Box 1, Folder 1

Craigie, W. A. 1925-1930

Box 1, Folder 1

Curry, Walter C. 1927-1928

 

Correspondence D – G. Includes among miscellaneous correspondence letters from:

Box 1, Folder 2

Doane College 1932-1949

Box 1, Folder 2

Elsasser, Albert 1935-1941

Box 1, Folder 2

Farnham, O. E. re Rose Bowl 1940

Box 1, Folder 2

Flügel, Felix re gift of his father's papers (see also, folder on Chaucer Concordance) 1925-1932

Box 1, Folder 2

Greaves, John re spelling reform 1949

 

Correspondence H – K. Includes among miscellaneous correspondence letters from:

Box 1, Folder 3

Hanley, Miles, L. re Hempl papers 1937

Box 1, Folder 3

Harrer, Charlotte Forster 1936, 1947

Box 1, Folder 3

Hartwig, George H. 1934-1939

Box 1, Folder 3

Hoover, Herbert re faculty opinion at Stanford (2 letters) 1941

Box 1, Folder 3

Ichikawa, Sanki re membership in English Literary society of Japan 1936

Box 1, Folder 3

Jordan, Mrs. David Starr 1929

Box 1, Folder 3

Kenyon, John S. 1935-1939

Box 1, Folder 3

Kokeritz, Helge 1939-1942

 

Correspondence L – P. Includes among miscellaneous correspondence letters from:

Box 1, Folder 4

Lindberg, J. C. 1927

Box 1, Folder 4

Lipman, Charles B., Univ. of California re departmental rating 1930

Box 1, Folder 4

Loomis, Roger S. 1944

Box 1, Folder 4

Magoun, Francis P. 1951

Box 1, Folder 4

Meritt, Herbert Dean re "Old English Glosses" report 1942

Box 1, Folder 4

Mirrielees, Lucia B. 1927-1950

Box 1, Folder 4

Northrup, Clark S. re Von Patten conflict (see also Middle English Dictionary folder) 1925-1934

Box 1, Folder 4

Pound, Louise 1928-1950

 

Correspondence R – S. Includes among miscellaneous correspondence letters from:

Box 1, Folder 5

Sato, Masaru 1949-1952

Box 1, Folder 5

Shearin, Mrs. Hubert G. re Dr. Shearin's papers 1930

Box 1, Folder 5

Stegner, Wallace 1945

 

Correspondence, Philip Sheridan 1943-1946

Box 1, Folder 6

Philip Sheridan was a graduate student of Prof. Kennedy whose studies were interrupted by World War II. Dr. Kennedy's letters deal extensively with Stanford, in general, and the Department of English, in particular, during the war years. (for more Sheridan material, see also SC 255 John McClelland Papers)

 

Correspondence T – Z. Includes among miscellaneous correspondence letters from:

Box 1, Folder 7

Tatlock, John S. P. (see also, folder on Chaucer Concordance) 1915-1944

Box 1, Folder 7

Taylor, W. A. re academic standards for graduation 1924-1932

Box 1, Folder 7

Tucker, Gilbert M. 1923

Box 1, Folder 7

Vizetelly, Dr. Frank H., 1924-1926, re Funk and Wagnalls Dictionaries 1924-1926

Box 1, Folder 7

Wintors, Ivor 1940

Box 1, Folder 7

Zandvoort, R. W. 1927-1933

 

Academic Associations, membership in and correspondence with:

Box 1, Folder 8

American Association of University Professors

Box 1, Folder 8

California Writers Club (see correspondence with Katharine Bennett)

Box 1, Folder 8

Linquistic Society of America (see correspondence with Aurelio M. Espinosa)

Box 1, Folder 8

Mediaeval Academy of America

Box 1, Folder 8

Middle English Language and Literature (see correspondence with A. C. Baugh)

Box 1, Folder 8

Modern Language Association of America

Box 1, Folder 8

Phi Beta Kappa (see corespondence with Thomas G. Burt)

Box 1, Folder 8

Simplified Spelling Association

 

Family affairs and correspondence:

Box 1, Folder 9

Letters, genelaogical references, family business 1928-1953

Box 1, Folder 9

Also, Palo Alto concerns.

 

Office of the President, Stanford University, official correspondence with:

Box 1, Folder 10

Administrative actions relating both to the English Department as a whole and to Dr. Kennedy in particular – salary, departmental organization, academic council, parking problems, etc., 1917-1953

 

Stanford Groups and Organizations, membership in and correspondence with:

Box 1, Folder 11

Academic Council

Box 1, Folder 11

Fellowhip Forum

Box 1, Folder 11

The Research Club of Stanford University

Box 1, Folder 11

Residents Club of Palo Alto

Box 1, Folder 11

Stanford Faculty Club

Box 1, Folder 11

Stanford Library Association

 

American Speech:

Box 2, Folder 12

American Speech was a "quarterly of linguistic usage" to which Dr. Kennedy often contributed reveiws and articles. This folder contains correspondence with W. Cabell Greet, long-time editor of the magazine, material relating to the bibliography of American Speech, and other letters and material relating to the quarterly.

 

Bibliographical Guides for the Study of English 1931

Box 2, Folder 13

Reviews, letters requesting copies, critical comments by colleagues

Box 2, Folder 14

A Bibliography of Writings on the English Language 1927

Box 2, Folder 14

Letters requesting copies, critical comments by colleagues

 

A Concise Bibliography for Students of English, Systematically Arranged ; 2nd ed, 3rd ed.: 1940, 1954

Box 2, Folder 15

Copy of "Forward," clipping of review, Kennedy's directions to the editor, notes involved in the Bibliography's preparation, critical comments by colleagues

 

A Concordance to the Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer and to the Raumont of the Rose : 1927

Box 2, Folder 16

Letter to the President of the Carnegie Institution (1916) on "history, present state, and prospects of the Chaucer concordance," correspondence with John S. P. Tatlock concerning the book, copy of "Instructions to collaborators," copy of "Chaucer research in progress in 1941," list of contents of various boxes of materials ready for printing

 

Current English 1935

Box 2, Folder 17

Letters requesting copies, correspondence with the publisher, ciritical comments from colleagues

 

English Usage 1942

Box 2, Folder 18

Notes involved in preparation of English Usage , correspondence with the publishers, critical comments from colleagues, clipping of a review of the book

 

The Middle English Dictionary :

Box 2, Folder 19

Correspondence with Clark Northrup, editor, and with others concerned in the publication; copy of "Observations concerning a standardized spelling for the main entries in the MED;" copy of "an announcement of the Middle English dictionary;" copy of the reprint, The Middle English Dictionary, L-Laik; minutes of the committee on the English Period Dictionaries

 

Thorndike-Barnhart Junior and Collegiate Dictionaries:

Box 2, Folder 20

Comments made by Kennedy in his capacity as a member of the editorial board, and other correspondence with the publisher 1936-1942

Box 2

J. C. Lindberg and A. G. Kennedy. An Outline of English Grammar , 1st and rev. eds 1908, 1910

Box 2

J. C. Lindberg and A. G. Kennedy. English Grammar for Secondary Schools , Parts I and II, 1911

Box 2

Grade books from Dr. Kennedy's years as a teacher1903, 1906, 1909, 1938

Box 2

A. G. Kennedy. A Bibliography of Writings on the English Language ; from the beginnnings of printing to the end of 1922. Harvard University Press 1927

Box 2

A. G. Kennedy. A Concise Bibliography for Students of English, Systematically Arranged . Stanford University Press 1940

 

Notebook #1, Volume I. Materials pertaining to The Anglo-Saxon Reader c. 1929

Box 3A

Correspondence with George Philip Krapp, co-author of the Anglo-Saxon Reader 1924-1930

Box 3A

Correspondence with Henry Holt and Co., Inc. 1927-1930

Box 3A

critical comments and suggestions by academic colleagues undated

Box 3A

Contents also include sample tables of contents, notes and plans used in organizations of the materials, examples of slips used in glossary, and tables of materials undated

 

Notebook #2, Volume I. Materials pertaining to Bibliography of Writings on the English Language c. 1927 (1st of 2 notebooks) 1919-1925

Box 3A

Correspondence with Harvard University Press and Yale University Press, joint publishers 1924-1925

Box 3A

Critical comments and suggestions by academic colleagues 1919-1925

Box 3A

2 letters from Ray Lyman Wilbur, polite inquiries about Dr. Kennedy's progress on his book 1921, 1923

Box 3A

Contents also include copy of a paper on need for a bibliography of the English language read at a meeting of the Philological Association of the Pacific Coast, Nov. 28, 1919; reprint of "A Bibliography of the Enlgish Language" appearing in the Correspondence section of Modern Language Notes; samples of prefaces; list of periodicals to be used in work on the Bibliography; table of contents; typographical notes; note to the editor and/or proofreader; and rules for Index. 1924-1925

 

Notebook #3, Volume II. Materials pertaining to Bibliography of Writings on the English Language c. 1927 (2nd of 2 notebooks) 1926-1935

Box 3A

Correspondence with Harvard University Press and Yale University Press, joint publishers 1926-1931

Box 3A

Critical comments and suggestions by academic colleagues 1926-1935

Box 3A

2 letters from Ray Lyman Wilbur congratulating Kennedy on his book undated

Box 3A

Correspondence from academic colleagues re A Concordance to the Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer 1927

Box 3A

Contents also include: copy of "A Biblopgraphy of Writings on the English Language from the Beginning of Printing to the end of 1922," a note to appear in the Fall Announcement, 1926, Harvard University Press; paper, "The Making of a Bibliography" (not further identified); review list for book; notes to the editor about corrections; and royalty statements.

 

Notebook #4, Volume I. Materials pertaining to Current English (1st of 2 notebooks) -1935

Box 3A

Correspondence Correspondence with Ginn and Co., publishers 1932-1934

Box 3A

Criticisms and suggestions re manuscript from academic colleagues

Box 3A

Letters to various publishers requesting permission to use copyrighted materials

Box 3A

Contents also include: Agenda (Kennedy's schedule for work on the book); lists of errata; tenative plan of book; sample table of contents; copy of statement of plans and goals--"A Select Bibliography of Writings on Modern English"; pagination of first draft; typed comments requested by Ginn and Co. from four authorities in the field; and rejected portions of the manuscript.

 

Notebook #5, Volume II. Materials pertaining to Current English(2nd of 2 notebooks) c. 1935 1934-1947

Box 3A

Correspondence with Ginn and Co. 1934-1947

Box 3A

Critical comments and suggestions by academic colleagues

Box 3A

Contents also include: copy of pamphlet in memory of Roswell Thornton Pearl (1887-1934), one of Ginn's editors; copies of announcement of book and advertising circulars; list of periodicals for review; notes and instructions to the editors and/or proofreaders; and clipping of review in the San Francisco Examiner.

Box 4, Folder 1

English Language & Literature, Part i, chap. 1-199 undated

Box 4, Folder 2

English Language & Literature, Part i, chap. 200-end undated

Box 4, Folder 3

English Language & Literature, Part ii undated

Box 4, Folder 4

English Language & Literature, Part iii undated

Box 4, Folder 5

English Language & Literature, Part iv, div. 2 undated

Box 4, Folder 6

English Language & Literature, Part iv, div. 7-10 undated

Box 4, Folder 7

English Language & Literature, Part v undated

Box 4, Folder 8

English Language & Literature, Part vi undated

Box 4, Folder 9

English Language & Literature, Part vii, chap. 1-124 undated

Box 4, Folder 10

English Language & Literature, Part vii, chap. 130-end undated

Box 4, Folder 11

English Language & Literature, Part viii, chap. 1-99 undated

Box 4, Folder 12

English Language & Literature, Part viii, chap. 100-end undated

Box 4, Folder 13

English Language & Literature, Part ix, chap. 1-20 undated

Box 4, Folder 14

English Language & Literature, Part ix, chap. 21-24 undated

Box 4, Folder 15

English Language & Literature, Part ix, chap. 25-28 undated

Box 4, Folder 16

English Language & Literature, Part ix, chap. 28-42 undated

Box 4, Folder 17

English Language & Literature, Part ix, chap. 43-end undated

Box 4, Folder 18

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 1-99 undated

Box 4, Folder 19

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 100-114 undated

Box 4, Folder 20

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 117-139 undated

Box 5, Folder 21

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 148-161 undated

Box 5, Folder 22

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 162-200 undated

Box 5, Folder 23

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 200-274 undated

Box 5, Folder 24

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 275-324 undated

Box 5, Folder 25

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 325-400 undated

Box 5, Folder 26

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 400-466 undated

Box 5, Folder 27

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 500-600 undated

Box 5, Folder 28

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 600-699 undated

Box 5, Folder 29

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 700-899 undated

Box 5, Folder 30

English Language & Literature, Part x, chap. 900-999 undated

Box 5, Folder 31

English Language & Literature, Part xi, chap. 1-199 undated

Box 5, Folder 32

English Language & Literature, Part xi, chap. 200-end undated

Box 5, Folder 33

English Language & Literature, Part xii-xiii undated

Box 5, Folder 34

English Language & Literature, Part xiv, chap. 1-313 undated

Box 5, Folder 35

English Language & Literature, Part xiv, chap. 316-799 undated

Box 5, Folder 36

English Language & Literature, Part xv undated

Box 5, Folder 37

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 1-12 undated

Box 5, Folder 38

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 14-20 undated

Box 5, Folder 39

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 17-25 undated

Box 5, Folder 40

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 100-128 undated

Box 6, Folder 41

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 130 undated

Box 6, Folder 42

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 132-140 undated

Box 6, Folder 43

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 140-144 undated

Box 6, Folder 44

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 140:42-144 undated

Box 6, Folder 45

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 200-220 undated

Box 6, Folder 46

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 230-265 undated

Box 6, Folder 47

English Language & Literature, Part xvi, chap. 300-end undated

Box 6, Folder 48

English Language & Literature, Part xvii, chap. All undated

Box 6, Folder 49

English Language & Literature, Part xviii, chap. undated

Box 6, Folder 50

English Language & Literature, Part xix-xx undated

Box 6, Folder 51

English Language & Literature, Part xivv undated

Box 6, Folder 52

Kennedy, A. G.; Library notes; Book 1 100-400 undated

Box 6, Folder 53

Kennedy, A. G.; Library notes; Book 2 500-990 undated

Box 6, Folder 54

Kennedy, A. G.; A New Cook at Our House Or . . . Book I undated

Box 6, Folder 55

Kennedy, A. G.; Humor and Journalism Book II verse undated

Box 6, Folder 56

Modern English Verse, Book II, verse Bk I undated

Box 6, Folder 57

Modern English Verse, Book III, verse Bk II undated

Box 6, Folder 58

The Short Story; Book V undated

Box 6, Folder 59

Miscellaneous (II), Book VII undated

Box 6, Folder 60

Miscellaneous Prose, Book VIII undated