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Finding Aid for the Henry Winchester Rolfe Papers, 1900-1940
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  • Administrative Information
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  • 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.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233685 


    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.