Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the study of the Greek and Latin languages and literatures. Works limited to a specific aspect of classical education are entered under the specific subject, e.g. Greek language--Study and teaching.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 761
Overview: Essentially a collection of over 200 letters written between 1837 and 1852 by Ethan Allen Andrews and his wife, Lucy Cowles Andrews, to their son, Horace. Ethan Allen Andrews (1787-1858) was an educatior who wrote a successful series of Latin textbooks, was active in Connecticut politics and public affairs, and also managed a farm in New Britain. The letters begin upon Horace's entrance to Yale College and in addition to parental advice contain progress reports from Ethan Allen Andrews on his...
Call Number: MS 1280
Overview: Correspondence, writings, notes, note cards, printed material, and sheet music documenting Goodell's career as a professor of Greek at Yale College (1888-1920), and meetings of the Classical and Philological Society of Yale College (1866-1890). Goodell's writing and research materials concern classical education, Greek language and literature, and modern Greece. Correspondents include Basil L. Gildersleeve, William Henry Denham Rouse, and Thomas Day Seymour.
Call Number: MS 1272
Overview: Correspondence, writings, notes, minutes, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs, 1886-1962, documenting the personal and professional life of George Lincoln Hendrickson, a classicist, philologist, professor of Latin at several institutions, and chairman of Yale's Department of Classics. The papers include correspondence, writings, and research materials concerning classical philology, Latin and Latin literature. Correspondents include prominent European and American philologists,...
Call Number: MS 290
Overview: Papers of Edward Washburn Hopkins (1857-1932), professor of Sanskrit and comparative philology at Yale; and Clark Hopkins, member of the classics department and director of the Dura-Europos expeditions with smaller amounts of material on Allen Hopkins, Edward Lewis Hopkins (1898-), Francis Washburn Hopkins, (1896-), Samuel Hopkins (1756-1782), and Edward Allen Low (d.1880). The Edward Washburn Hopkins papers contain writings on religion in India and classical Greece and the Clark Hopkins papers...
Dates: 1778-1933, bulk 1875-1933
Call Number: MS 590
Overview: An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and students active in the academic fields of fine arts, literature, history, linguistics, classics, music, and architecture. Correspondence, writings, clippings, notes, photographs, and miscellanea are included.
Call Number: MS 604
Overview: The collection is composed of family correspondence, diaries, and legal, financial, and professional papers which document the lives of several members of the Kingsley family or of the related Coit, Gilman, Upham, and Farnam families. One third of the collection concerns James Luce Kingsley, his tenure on the Yale faculty, and his classical and historical scholarship. Another third of the collection relates to the life and work of William Lathrop Kingsley, especially his editorship of the New...
Call Number: MS 799
Overview: Translations and notes on the texts of Latin and Greek classics; essays on classical authors, and a few pieces of correspondence and poetry. Included are some poems and letters in connection with Mikhail Rostovtsev's sixtieth birthday.
Call Number: MS 1018
Overview: Student notes on lectures in literature and the classics Perrin attended in Berlin (1876-1878), notes for lectures at Adelbert College and Yale University, corrected proofs for a volume of Plutarch's Lives, and miscellaneous personal papers, largely relating to Perrin's office as writer of the presentations for the honorary degrees at Yale University commencements (1902-1911). Included also is a small amount of correspondence about his publications and five...
Call Number: MS 1048
Overview: The largest part of the papers is made up of student notebooks on Greek philology and classical studies including two notebooks on lectures on Aristotle and Hesiod that Reynolds attended in Berlin in 1888. Included also are several Yale College grade books (1890) and correspondence with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
Call Number: MS 1133
Overview: The papers consist of manuscripts, notes, lectures, photographs, and miscellanea documenting the professional career of Michael I. Rostovtzeff, an archaeologist, professor of ancient history, and director of archaeological studies at Yale University, 1914-1952. Manuscripts and notes contain drafts and research data for Rostovtzeff's major literary works; photographs detail many antiquities and artifacts related to ancient history; lectures contain several papers on archaeological and historical...
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921