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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2364

George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College

Drafts of lectures given by American poet and educator, George Edward Woodberry while a guest lecturer at Bowdoin College.


  • 1912

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of lectures delivered in 1912 by Woodberry while a guest lecturer at Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine. Lectures are on broad topics of poetry and philosophy.

Biographical / Historical

Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-1904). In 1904 he became lecturer in English literature at Amherst College and in 1908 professor of English literature at Cornell University.


Arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*48M-293. Gift of Charles D. Woodberry, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1942 April 6.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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