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Brainerd, Mary Bowen. Papers
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Special Collections Research Center
Mary Bowen Brainerd, writer. The Mary Bowen Brainerd Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and drafts of a dissertation.
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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.
The Mary Bowen Brainerd Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and draft of a dissertation, from 1895 to 1915.
The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:
University of Chicago. Dept. of English Language and Literature. Records
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Research notes, undated
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Research notes, undated
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Bibliographic notes, undated
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Correspondence and notes, undated
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"The Influence of Petrarch upon the Elizabethan Sonnet," Ph.D. dissertation, notes, handwritten drafts, undated
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"The Influence of Petrarch upon the Elizabethan Sonnet," Ph.D. dissertation, abstract, typescript and holograph versions, undated
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"The Influence of Petrarch upon the Elizabethan Sonnet," Ph.D. dissertation, full draft, typescript, undated