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Guide to the James Westfall Thompson papers, 1892-1943
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Key to Arrangement

box 1

Outgoing letters, 1906-1941

 

Incoming letters.

Note

Single letters have been placed in an A-Z Miscellany, preceding folders containing two or more letters. Arranged alphabetically
 

A-L

box 2

M-Z

 

Letters of condolence to Mrs. Thompson, and obituary notices

 

Biographical information

 

Genealogical information

box 3

Manuscripts

 

The Education and Learning of the Laity in the Middle Ages

 

Eight Lectures in the Spread of Ideas and the Diffusion of Culture in the Middle Ages

 

Plays

 

The Balance of Power: A Drama of the Balkans. Time: 189_ June 29, 1905

 

Check to the King

 

Cromwell

 

A Drama of Napolean

Note

The Way of the Eagle 1926 edition

Note

The Man of Desting 1930 edition
box 4

Luther: A Drama in 5 Acts

 

When Henry IV was King: A Comedy in 5 Acts

 

White Hall: A Comedy of Love and Tobacco

 

Poems

 

Articles: A-M

box 5

Articles: N-W

 

Miscellaneous Manuscripts

box 6

Notes, mainly about history of Bruges, translation of Galbert's Traditions, and student papers

 

Notes on John Dee

 

Printed items

 

Miscellany, including a few clippings

Lists of Correspondence

Partial List of Correspondence

 

A-Z Miscellany

 

Abbott, Frank Frost, 1860-1924

 

Letter, Nov. 2, 1906

 

Adams, George Barton, 1851-1925

 

Letter, July 24, 1917

 

Altrocchi, Rudolph

 

Letter, Aug. 1, 1932

See also letter of condolence to Mrs. Thompson.

 

American Mercury

 

Letter, Jan. 31, 1941, by William Doerthinger

 

Bay, Jens Christian, 1871-

 

Letter, Oct. 11, 1917

 

Bender, Albert Maurice, 1866-1941

 

Letter, Dec. 16, 1935

 

Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903

 

Letter, June 6, 1892

 

Burley, Clarence Augustus, 1849-1928

 

Letter, June 21, 1921

 

Bush, Stephen Hayes, 1878-

 

Letter, Jan. 16, 1931

 

Cabrières, François Marie Anatole de Rovérié de, cardinal, 1830-1921

 

Letter, May 20, 1907

 

Case, Shirley Jackson, 1872-1947

 

Letter, Dec. 5, 1922

 

Cheney, Charles Edward, 1836-1916

 

Letter, May 15, 1909

 

Clark, Charles Upson, 1875-

 

Letter, Aug. 1, 1932

 

Coleman, Algernon, 1876-1939

 

Letter, Aug. 13, 1932

 

Conant, Kenneth John, 1894-

 

Letter, Oct. 22, 1933

 

Connor, Robert Digges Wimberley, 1878-

 

Letter, Sept. 6, 1932

 

Dennis, Alfred Lewis Pinneo, 1874-1930

 

Letter, May 15, 1909

 

Edler, Florence

 

Letter, Nov. 22, 1933

 

Fisher, Herbert Albert Laurens, 1865-1940

 

Letter, Oct. 31, 1929

 

Fitzpatrick, John Clement, 1876-

 

Letter, Dec. 2, 1936

 

Fling, Fred Morrow, 1860-1934

 

Letter, Oct. 8, 1907

 

Gerig, John Lawrence, 1878-1957

 

Letter, Feb. 26, 1941

 

Goode, J. Paul, 1862-1932

 

Letter, July 19, 1902

 

Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-

 

Letter, Feb. 10, 1932

 

Gras, Norman Scott Brien, 1884-

 

Letter, Jan. 27, 1936

 

Gregory, Sarah McLean Hardy, 1870-

 

Letter, May 1[?], 1936

 

Griffis, William Elliot, 1843-1928

 

Letter, May 14, 1909

 

Hagbolt, Peter Hermann, 1886-

 

Letter, July 16, 1930

 

Hart, Walter Morris, 1872-1964

 

Letter, Mar. 11, 1939

See also letter of condolence to Mrs. Thompson.

 

Haydon, Albert Eustace, 1880-

 

Letter, Apr. 17, 1924

 

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

 

Letter, July 15. 1888

 

Historische Zeitschrift

 

Letter, July 4, 1923, by F. Meinecke

 

Holm, Bernard John, 1906-

 

Letter, Jan. 21, 1941

 

Hotchkiss, William Park, 1906-

 

Letter, Aug. 8, 1932

 

Hyde, James Nevins, 1840-1910

 

Letter, Oct. 31, 1906

 

Isis

 

Letter, July 30, 1939, by George Sarton

 

Jusserand, Jean Adrien Antoine Jules, 1855-1932

 

Letter, May 23, 1909

 

Krehbiel, Edward Benjamin, 1878-1950

 

Letter, Oct. 22, 1909

 

Kent, Roland Grubb, 1877-

 

Letter, Aug. 13, 1927

 

Lamb, Ursula (Schaeffer), 1914-

 

Letter, July 10, 1940

 

Leake, Chauncey Depew, 1896-

 

Letter, Jan. 27, 1938

 

Ledoux, Louis Vernon, 1880-1948

 

Letter, Dec. 30, 1917

 

Lucas, Henry Stephen, 1889-

 

Letter, Dec. 8, 1935

 

McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham, 1861-1947

 

Letter, May 12, 1909

 

Mercati, Giovanni, cardinal, 1866-

 

Letter, Aug. 29, 1939

 

Moffit, James Kennedy, 1866 ?-1955

 

Letter, Jan. 6, 1936

 

More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937

 

Letter, July 28, 1917

 

Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1878-

 

Letter, Nov. 16, 1934

 

Moulton, Richard Green, 1849-1924

 

Letter, Aug. 1, 1917

 

Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957

 

Letter, Sept. 15, 1917

 

New York Academy of Medicine

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1935, by Archibald Malloch

 

New York Times

 

Letter, Aug. 8, 1933, by R. Ogden

 

Poole, Austin Lane, 1889-

 

Letter, Dec. 27, 1935

 

Pound, Roscoe, 1870-

 

Letter, Oct. 15, 1917

 

Power, Eileen Edna, 1889-1940

 

Letter, Mar. 1, 1938

 

Previté Orton, Charles William, 1877-1947

 

Letter, Nov. 1, 1929

 

Putnam, Ruth, 1878-1931

 

Letter, Mar. 14, [1911]

 

Rand, Kenneth, 1891-

 

Letter, July 30, 1934

 

Riker, Thad Weed, 1880-

 

Letter, May 26, 1939

 

Robinson, Fred Norris, 1871-

 

Letter, Oct. 20, 1933

 

Romanic Review

 

Letter, Mar. 4, 1941, by Horatio Smith

 

Rosenstock-Huessy, Eugen, 1888-

 

Letter, Dec. 11. 1936

 

Rutgers University

 

Letter, May 3, 1892, by Austin Scott, President

 

Ryan, James Hugh, 1886-1948

 

Letter, Oct. 25, 1929

 

Sauer, Carl Ortwin, 1889-

 

Letter, Jan. 4, 1937

 

Schutze, Martin, 1866-1950

 

Letter, July 21, [1917]

 

Schwalm, Vernon Franklin, 1887-

 

Letter, Jan. 21, 1929

 

Shorey, Paul, 1857-1934

 

Letter, July 24, 1917

 

Smith, Preserved, 1880-1941

 

Letter, July 26, 1939

 

Starr, Merritt, d. 1931

 

Letter, Nov. 6, 1906

 

Strayer, Joseph Reese, 1904-

 

Letter, Mar. 6, 1939

See also telegram of condolence to Mrs. Thompson.

 

Taylor, Archer, 1890-

 

Letter, n. d.

See also letter to Mrs. Thompson.

 

Taylor, Fletcher Brandon

 

Letter, n. d.

 

Thomas, James Bishop, 1871-1946

 

Letter, Nov. 22, 1918

 

Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876-

 

Letter, Oct. 30, 1929

 

Tschan, Francis Joseph, 1881-1947

 

Letter, Dec. 29, 1935

See also letter of condolence to Mrs. Thompson.

 

U.S. Embassy. Paris

 

Letter, May 28, 1903, by Henry Vignaud

 

Wheat, Carl Irving, 1892-1966

 

Letter, Dec. 26, 1935

 

Wyllie, Robert E., 1873-

 

Letter, July 19, 1932

 

Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919

see Harper's Magazine

 

American Historical Association

 

2 letters, 1941, by Guy Stanton Ford.

See also letter of condolence by C. P. Nettels.

 

American Historical Review

see Jameson, John Franklin, 1859-1937

See also letter of condolence by Guy S. Ford

 

Barnes, Harry Elmer, 1889-

 

6 letters, 1925.

See also Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

Bolton, Herbert Eugene, 1870-1953

see California. University. Dept. of History

 

Burr, George Lincoln, 1857-1938

 

3 letters, 1909-1936

 

California. University, Berkeley, Dept. of History

 

6 letters, 1932, by Herbert E. Bolton, W. A. Morris, and F. L. Paxson, re Thompson's appointment to the University of California.

 

California. University. President

 

13 letters, 1932-1939, by Robert G. Sproul and Monroe E. Deunch.

 

California. University. Regents

 

10 letters, 1932-1938, by Robert M. Underhill. Mainly form letters.

 

California. University. Press

 

2 letters, 1935-1939, by Samuel T. Farquhar.

 

Century Co.

 

10 letters, 1924-1932, by D. C. Munro and D. H. Ferrin.

 

Chen, Shou-Yi, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1941-1943. 1943 letter addressed to Mrs. Thompson.

 

Chicago. University

 

11 letters, 1906-1932, by T. W. Goodspeed, J. S. Dickerson, John F. Moulds, and R. M. Hutchins. Mainly from the Board of Trustees. Letters by Hutchins are copies only.

See also letter of condolence by Louis Gottschalk, on behalf of the History Dept.

 

Chicago. University. Press

 

2 letters, 1908, by Newman Miller.

 

Cottrell, George William

see Mediaeval Academy of America

 

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942

see Mediaeval Academy of America

 

Crane, Edward Matthews, 1896-

see Van Nostrand Company, Inc.

 

Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955

see California. University. President

 

Dickerson, James Spencer, 1853-1933

see Chicago. University

 

Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940

 

2 letters, 1935-1937

 

Dopsch, Alfons, 1868-

 

3 letters, 1936-1939

 

Ehrman, Sidney Myer, 1873-

 

2 letters, 1932

 

Emerton, Ephraim, 1851-1935

 

4 letters, 1910-1929

 

Ferrin, Dana Holman, 1886-

see Century Co.

 

Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-

see American Historical Association

See also American Historical Review.

 

Goodspeed, Thomas Wakefield, 1842-1927

see Chicago. University

 

Harding, Margaret (Snodgrass), 1885-

see Minnesota, University. Press

 

Harper's Magazine

 

2 letters, 1903-1941. 1903 Letter by H. M. Alden.

 

Harrison, Charles Custis, 1844-1929

see Pennsylvania. University

 

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-

see Chicago. University

 

Jameson, John Franklin, 1859-1937

 

5 letters, 1909-1917. Some written as editor of the American Historical Review. Letter of Aug. 23, 1911, contains letter of Abbé J. Thomas.

 

Jenkins, Thomas Atkinson, 1868-1935

 

2 letters, 1917-1924

 

Johnson, Edgar Nathaniel, 1901-

 

7 letters, 1932-1941.

See also letter of condolence to Mrs. Thompson.

 

Joranson, Einar

 

2 letters, 1935-1939

 

Judson, Harry Pratt, 1849-1927

 

2 Letters, 1909

 

Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

20 Letters, 1925-1936, by Paul B. Thomas, Alfred Knopf, Harry E. Barnes, H. H. Bingham, Sidney R. Gair, R. F. Berle, re publication of Thompson's History of the Middle Ages.

 

Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-

see Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

Krey, August Charles, 1887-

see Minnesota. University. Dept. of History

 

Lowry, Howard Foster, 1901-

see Oxford University Press

 

Lunt, William Edward, 1882-1956

 

3 letters, 1936-1940

 

MacKinney, Loren Carey, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1932-1938

 

Malloch, Archibald, 1887-

see New York Academy of Medicine

 

May, Henry Farnham, 1915-

 

2 letters, 1939 and n. d.

 

Mediaeval Academy of America

 

14 Letters, 1931-1934, by John Marshall, G. W. Cottrell, and R. A. Cram. Memoranda for 1933 at end of folder.

 

Meinecke, Friedrich, 1862-1954

see Historische Zeitschrift

 

Merriman, Roger Bigelow, 1876-1945

 

2 letters, 1908-1909

 

Minnesota. University. Dept. of History

 

2 letters, 1939, by A.C. Krey.

 

Minnesota. University. Press

 

2 letters, 1940, by Margaret S. Harding.

 

Moore, George Foot, 1851-1931

 

2 Letters, 1922

 

Morris, William Alfred, 1875-1946

see California. University, Berkeley. Dept. of History

 

Munro, Dana Carleton, 1866-1933

see Century Co.

 

Nettels, Curtis Putnam, 1898-

see American Historical Association

 

Norton, William Warder, 1891-1945

see Norton (W, W.) & Company, Inc.

 

Norton (W. W.) & Company, Inc.

 

13 letters, 1932-1941, by H. P. Wilson and W. W. Norton, re text book editions of History of the Middle Ages.

 

Oxford University Press

 

3 Letters, 1940-1941, by Howard F. Lowry and Philip Vaudrin.

 

Ogden, Rollo, 1856-1937

see New York Times

 

Padover, Saul K., 1905-

 

3 letters, 1936-1939

 

Paxson, Frederic Logan, 1877-1948

see California. University, Berkeley. Dept. of History

 

Pennsylvania. University

 

5 letters, 1903-1904, by C. C. Harrison, the president, and E. P. Cheney, from the Dept. of History.

 

Pirenne, Henri, 1862-1935

 

2 letters, 1923

 

Richardson, Leon Josiah, 1868-1964

 

4 letters, 1936-1939

 

Ross, James Bruce, 1902-

 

3 letters, 1935.

See also letter of condolence.

 

Salter, William Mackintire, 1853-1931

 

2 Letters, 1918-1922

 

Sarton, George, 1884-1956

see Isis

 

Schevill, Ferdinand, 1868-1954

 

2 letters, 1917-1921

 

Schmeidler, Bernhard, 1879-

 

3 Letters, 1936-1939

 

Scott, Austin, 1848-1922

see Rutgers University

 

Slaughter, Gertrude Elizabeth (Taylor), 1870-

 

2 letters, 1940

 

Smith, Horatio Elwin, 1886-1946

see Romanic Review

 

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-

see California. University. President

 

Starrett, Vincent, 1886-

 

2 letters, 1917

 

Tatlock, John S. P., 1876-1948

 

2 letters, 1935-1939

 

Taylor, Henry Osborn, 1856-1941

 

2 letters, 1917-1929

 

Thomas, Paul Bernard, 1889-1930

see Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932

 

2 letters, 1918-1924

 

Underhill, Robert M.

see California. University. Regents

 

U.S. Library of Congress

 

4 letters, 1905. Also included are two copyright certificates.

 

Van Dyke, Paul, 1859-1933

 

2 letters, 1909

 

Van Nostrand Company, Inc.

 

3 letters, 1934-1940, by Edward M. Crane and J. Frederick Bohmfalk, re publication of History of Western Civilization.

 

Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922

see U.S. Embassy. Paris

 

Voynich, Wilfrid M.

 

5 letters, 1921-1927, re John Dee manuscripts

 

Walter, Frank Keller, 1874-1945

 

2 Letters, 1940

 

Wilson, Howard Patterson, 1890-

see Norton (W. W.) & Company, Inc.

Letters of condolence to Mrs. Thompson

 

Altrocchi, Rudolph

 

Letter, Oct. 5, 1941, with note by his wife Julia at end

 

American Historical Association

 

Letter, Oct. 11, 1941, by Curtis P. Nettels

 

American Historical Review

 

Letter, Oct. 10, 1941, by Guy S. Ford

 

Anderson, Eugene Newton, 1900-

 

Letter, Sept. 18, 1941

 

Chicago. University

 

Letter, Nov. 19, 1941, by Louis Gottschalk, written on behalf of the Dept. of History

 

Clothier, Robert Clarkson, 1885-

 

Letter, Oct. 1, 1941

 

Hart, Walter Morris, 1872-1964

 

Letter, Oct. 5, 1941

 

Johnson, Edgar Nathaniel, 1901-

 

2 letters, 1941-1942

 

Lehman, Benjamin Harrison, 1889-

 

Letter, Oct. 19, [1941]

 

Leuschner, Armin Otto, 1868-1953

 

Letter, Oct. 7, 1941

 

Lipman, Charles Bernard, 1883-1944

 

Letter, Oct. 3, 1941

 

Mackay, Donald Sage, 1892-

 

Letter, Oct. 2, 1941

 

McNeill, John Thomas, 1885-

 

Letter, Oct. 5, 1941

 

Noel, James William, 1867-1944

 

2 letters, 1941

 

Noyes, George Rapall, 1873-

 

Letter, Oct. 2, 1941

 

Ross, James Bruce, 1902-

 

Letter, Oct. 1, 1941

 

Schevill, Ferdinand, 1868-1954

 

2 letters, 1941

 

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1888-

 

Letter, Oct. 5. 1941

 

Sontag, Raymond James, 1897-

 

Letter, Sept. 30, 1941

 

Story, Russell McCullock, 1883-1942

 

Letter, Oct. 2, 1941

 

Strayer, Joseph Reese, 1904-

 

Telegram. Oct. 1, 1941, on behalf of the Dept. of History of Princeton University

 

Taylor, Archer, 1890-

 

Letter, [1941]

 

Tompkins, Stuart Ramsay, 1886-

 

Letter, Oct. 7, 1941

 

Tschan, Francis Joseph, 1881-1947

 

Letter, Oct. 9, 1941

 

White, Gerald Taylor, 1913-

 

Letter, Sept. 30, 1941

 

White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-

 

2 Letters, 1941