George Edward Woodberry papers concerning Edgar Allan Poe
Letters and papers assembled by scholar George Edward Woodberry, concerning the American poet Edgar Allan Poe.
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Extent1 linear feet (3 boxes)
Includes letters, copies of letters, research notes, clippings, photographs, writings on Poe, print, and other papers assembled by Woodberry during research for his books on American poet, Edgar Allen Poe. These books include: Edgar Allan Poe (1885); The works of Edgar Allan Poe (1894-1895); and Life of Edgar Allan Poe (1909).
Biographical / Historical
Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and teacher. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, and was a professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1880-1882) and at Columbia University (1891-1904). He wrote scholarly biographies of the American writers Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Organized into the following three series:
- I. Letters to George Edward Woodberry
- II. Compositions
- III. Clippings and ephemera
Please note that item number 64 was inadvertently omitted from this finding aid.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Charles Dane Woodberry, A.B. 1899, of Beverly, Mass.; received: 1931-1932.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt with the assistance of Charlotte Gray.
- Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. George Edward Woodberry papers concerning Edgar Allan Poe: Guide.
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