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COLLECTION Identifier: HUGFP 5

Papers of George Henry Chase

Overview

The Papers of George Henry Chase includes correspondence with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece, Phi Beta Kappa, and Archaeological Institute of America, among other professional societies. The collection also contains lecture notes for Harvard courses in archaeology, fine arts, and Greek painting, circa 1907-1912.

Dates

  • 1907-1951

Creator

Researcher access

Open for research; some access restrictions may apply. Requires review by archivist.

Extent

7.5 cubic feet (20 document boxes, 3 half document boxes)

The Papers of George Henry Chase includes correspondence with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece, Phi Beta Kappa, and Archaeological Institute of America, among other professional societies. The collection also contains lecture notes for Harvard courses in archaeology, fine arts, and Greek painting, circa 1907-1912.

Biographical note on George Henry Chase

George Henry Chase (1874-1952) (Harvard, A.B., 1896) taught classical archaeology and served as Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard from 1925 to 1939.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in four series:

  1. Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, 1945-1951 (HUGFP 5.10)
  2. Phi Beta Kappa correspondence, reports and papers, 1936-1937 (HUGFP 5.10.2)
  3. Correspondence, 1926-27 to 1933-33 (HUGFP 5.12)
  4. Lecture notes for Harvard courses, [circa 1907-1912] (HUGFP 5.62)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Fogg Art Museum, 1952.

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archvives also holds George Henry Chase's Notes from a talk before the Classical Conference, December 19, 1913 (HUD 3290.2213)

Processing Information

This finding aid was created by Jennifer Pelose in June 2020.

Information in this finding aid was assembled from container management data. The collection was not re-examined.

Content enclosed in brackets was supplied by the archivist.

Title
Chase, George Henry, 1874-1952. Papers of George Henry Chase, 1907-1951 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua56020

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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