Title:George Rapall Noyes correspondence, 1926-1951
Creator/Contributor:Noyes, George Rapall, 1873-1952, creator, correspondent.
Personal and professional correspondence (circa 200 letters) of a professor of Slavic language studies at the University of
California, Berkeley. Correspondents include other scholars of 17th century literature and journal editors. Also includes
correspondence related to revising his 1909 edition of [John] Dryden's verse, the plight of Polish exile scholars during World
War II and his efforts to help them, miscellaneous articles, and ephemera.
Noyes, George Rapall -- 1873-1952 -- Correspondence
Dryden, John -- 1631-1700
University of California (1868-1952) -- Faculty
University of California, Berkeley. -- Center for Slavic and East European Studies -- Faculty
Slavic languages -- Study and teaching -- California -- Berkeley
George Rapall Noyes correspondence, BANC MSS 2011/246, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Ian Jackson; 2011/0919.
George Rapall Noyes was a professor of Slavic Languages at the University of California, Berkeley from 1901 until his retirement
in 1943. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on April 2, 1873, he attended Harvard University and graduated in 1894 as the
top scholar of his class. In 1895 he received the M.A. degree and in 1898 he completed his dissertation, "Dryden as Critic."
In the fall of 1901 he accepted President Wheeler's invitation to join the faculty at Berkeley as Instructor in English and
Russian, and to launch a program of Slavic Studies at the University of California.
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BANC MSS 2011/246