Edward Kennard Rand correspondence and other papers
Papers of American classicist, medievalist and Harvard University professor, Edward Kennard Rand.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English, French, German, and Latin.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Includes letters sent to Rand from various correspondents and typescript carbon copies of letters sent by Rand to various recipients. Topics involve Rand's research interests and writings. Also includes: autograph manuscript and typescript carbons of Rand's reviews of E. A. Lowe's Codices Latini antiquiores, parts I and II, written for the Nation; a few third party letters; and other papers and photographs.
Correspondents include: John Jay Chapman, Etienne Gilson, Leslie Webber Jones, Frederick Paul Keppel, Benno Linderbauer, David Ansell Slater, and Hugh Fraser Stewart, among many others.
Biographical / Historical
Rand was an American classicist and medievalist. Educated at Harvard (B.S. 1894) and the University of Munich (Ph.D. 1900), he taught at Harvard (1901-1942), where he was Pope Professor of Latin (1931-1942). He founded the Medieval Academy of America (1925) and the journal Speculum.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Edward Kennard Rand correspondence
- II. Other correspondence
- III. Other papers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
No accession number. Source and date unknown.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Rand, Edward Kennard, 1871-1945. Edward Kennard Rand correspondence and other papers, 1900-1945: Guide.
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