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Guide to the Mary Bowen Brainerd Papers 1895-1915

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Brainerd, Mary Bowen. Papers

Dates:

1895-1915

Size:

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Mary Bowen Brainerd, writer. The Mary Bowen Brainerd Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and drafts of a dissertation.

Information on Use

Access

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Brainerd, Mary Bowen. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Mary Bowen Brainerd received her Ph.D from the University of Chicago in 1897 from the Graduate School of Arts and Literature. Her dissertation is titled “The Influence of Petrarch on the Elizabethan Sonnet.” While at Chicago, Brainerd lived in Foster Hall.

Bowen married W.H. Brainerd. The couple lived in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Scope Note

The Mary Bowen Brainerd Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and draft of a dissertation, from 1895 to 1915.

Related Resources

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http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

University of Chicago. Dept. of English Language and Literature. Records

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Research notes, undated

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Box 1   Folder 2

Research notes, undated

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Box 1   Folder 3

Bibliographic notes, undated

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Box 1   Folder 4

Correspondence and notes, undated

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  • Library cards, calling card, undated
  • F. I. Carpenter to Mrs. Crow, forwarded to MBB, October 24, 1895
  • A. H. Tolman to MBB, August 22, 1896
  • H. C. Mookerjee to MBB, October 15, 1914
  • MBB to H. C. Mookerjee, January 7, 1915
  • "Miss Bowen's Thesis Notes," undated
Box 1   Folder 5

"The Influence of Petrarch upon the Elizabethan Sonnet," Ph.D. dissertation, notes, handwritten drafts, undated

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Box 1   Folder 6

"The Influence of Petrarch upon the Elizabethan Sonnet," Ph.D. dissertation, abstract, typescript and holograph versions, undated

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Box 1   Folder 7

"The Influence of Petrarch upon the Elizabethan Sonnet," Ph.D. dissertation, full draft, typescript, undated

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