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Finding Aid for the John Edward Goodwin Papers, 1895-1949
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Box 1, Folder 1

Letters received by John E. Goodwin, 1905-1945.

Scope and Content Note

These letters relate chiefly to library positions offered to and accepted by Goodwin; included are letters from David Starr Jordan, Joseph C. Rowell, Ernest C. Moore, Robert E. Vinson, Phineas L. Windsor, Ray Lyman Wilbur, Sidney B. Mitchell, Harold L. Leupp, Keyes D. Metcalf and others. The balance of the letters concern library affairs at Stanford University, University of Texas and the University of California, Los Angeles.
Folder 2

Letters sent by John E. Goodwin, 1905-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Chiefly letters in reply to letters received, as described above.
Folder 3

Letters recommending John E. Goodwin, 1900-1905.

Scope and Content Note

Letters chiefly to Melvil Dewey, and including one from Frederick Jackson Turner.
Folder 4

Fanny Alice Goodwin, Letters received and sent, 1948-1949.

Scope and Content Note

Chiefly letters received and sent at the time of the death of John E. Goodwin.

Manuscripts and Memorabilia

Box 1, Folder 5

Articles and addresses by John E. Goodwin, ca. 1910-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed articles and addresses.
Folder 6

John E. Goodwin Memorabilia: University of Wisonsin, 1895-1900.

Scope and Content Note

Includes program for commencement, University of Wisconsin, June 18-21, 1900 (Goodwin was a member of the graduating class); Goodwin's Anthropometric Record, University of Wisconsin Gymnasium; List of subjects taken and grades received by Goodwin at the Madison Wisconsin High School.
Folder 7

John E. Goodwin Memorabilia: New York State University Library School, Albany, 1903-1922.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Goodwin's Library School Certificate, 1904, photographs of his Library School Class, and related printed material concerning the School. See also his class notes, boxes 2-9.
Folder 8

John E. Goodwin Memorabilia: Stanford University Library, 1907-11.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Goodwin's annual reports as Superintendent of Stacks and Loans, Stanford University Library, and photographs of Goodwin.
Folder 9

John E. Goodwin Memorabilia: University of Texas Library, 1917-23.

Scope and Content Note

Includes annual reports and budgets of Goodwin as University Librarian, notes on the Library and plans for a new building, and related printed material concerning the Library and Goodwin's career as Librarian in Texas and at the University of Texas.
Folder 10

John E. Goodwin Memorabilia: University of Texas: 1914-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Exclusively printed material concerning the University of Texas, including clippings, announcements and programs of the Music Department, and a photograph of Goodwin taken while at Texas.
Folder 11

John E. Goodwin Memorabilia, UCLA Library, 1923-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Goodwin and his manuscript notes containing observations on the internal administration of the Library. Including the dedication of Marble plaque in memory of John E. Goodwin, July 28, 1967. Also: See Oversize.
Folder 12

John E. Goodwin Memorbilia: Miscellaneous, ca. 1942-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles about Goodwin and certificates as Air Raid Warden and Firewatcher, 1942.

Notes, New York State University Library School, Albany, 1903-04.

Box 2

Reference; Founding and Government; Library Schools.

Box 3

Bibliography and National Bibliography.

Box 4


Box 5

Library Administration.

Box 6

Library Buildings; Cataloging.

Box 7

Indexing; History of Libraries and Printing (notes include volume on book plates and volume of portraits of prominent librarians.

Box 8

Books selection (including volume of book selection lists).

Box 9

Classification; Administration; Loans.

Box 10

Articles about John E. Goodwin.

Box 11

Oversize folder. John E. Goodwin sketch for marble plaque in UCLA library. Dedicated July 28, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 item.