Guide to the Rolfe Humphries Papers , 1940-1970

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Rolfe Humphries Papers , 1940-1970

Collection number: M0971

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1998
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rolfe Humphries Papers ,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1970
Collection number: Special Collections M0971
Creator: Humphries, Rolfe
Extent: .5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of D.L. Merrill, 1998

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Rolfe Humphries Papers , M0971, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

American poet and translator of classics, notably Virgil's AENEID and Ovid's THE ART OF LOVE. A native of Philadelphia, he attended both Stanford and Amherst, and later taught at both universities as well as others. His poems were published both as collected works and individually in many journals. He loved horse races and baseball. He was living in Woodside, California, when he died.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and biographical material.

Access terms

American literature--20th century.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Newspaper, Magazine Clippings 1959 - 1970

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence - Death of Rolfe Humphries 1969, April 22

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence - personal 1955 - 1969

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence - personal 1960 - 1968

Box 1, Folder 5

Estate Filings - legal 1969, May

Box 1, Folder 6

Kent State University Press Agreement for publication of "Wolfville Yarns of Alfred Henry Lewis" 1968, Jan 1

Box 1, Folder 7

Lists n.d.

Box 1, Folder 8

"Ovid" sales flyer 1955, May 23

Box 1, Folder 9

Rolfe Humphries Family Photographs n.d.

Box 1, Folder 10

Poetry 1940 - 1968