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Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Dudley French papers

Call Number: MS 1264
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, research notes, teaching materials, printed matter, a diary, a scrapbook, and photographs (1922-1952) comprise the papers. The teaching materials and the research notes reflect French's interest in Chaucer. A portion of the correspondence concerns Memorial Quadrangle at Yale, about which he published a book in 1929. There is also a substantial number of letters from students at Jonathan Edwards College, of which he was master from 1930 to 1953. Other correspondents...
Dates: 1857-1983, bulk 1921-1954

Charles Robert Leslie Collection

Call Number: MSS 15

The collection comprises sketchbooks, writings, and correspondence by Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) and his family.

Dates: circa 1812-1900

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers

Call Number: MS 1231
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Dates: 1829-1915

The Flower and the Leaf of Chaucer, illustrated, circa 1885

 Item — 1: Series 2; Series 3, Folder: B
Call Number: MSS 15, Series II
Scope and Contents: Attributed to George Leslie but bearing strong resemblances to the work of Mary Leslie, this manuscript appears to be a mockup for an unpublished edition of Chaucer's poem, "The Flower and the Leaf." The poem is copied out by hand in a small, cursive hand, and each page has illustrated panels depicting scenes from the poem, with decorative borders. The intricate details and carefully drawn figures in medieval costume evoke the Victorian fascination and interpretation of medieval aesthetics....
Dates: circa 1885