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Perkins (Dexter) Papers
Dr. Perkins was the author of 17 books, many of them on the formation and conduct of America foreign policy. He was regarded by his contemporaries as a leading expert on the Monroe Doctrine, about which he wrote several volumes.
Morey (William Carey) Papers
William Carey Morey was born in 1843. In 1862 he entered the University of Rochester, but left shortly afterward to join the Union Army. At the end of the Civil War, he retired from the army as brevet major and lieutenant colonel of the cavalry. From 1872 to 1883 he taught Latin and history, and from 1883 until his retirement in 1920, he taught history and political science.
Elwitt (Sanford) Papers
The Sanford Elwitt Papers includes correspondence from 1950-1989 exchanged with colleagues at the University of Rochester and other institutions. Additional materials include grant proposals, reviews of others' writings, and materials related to Elwitt's role and promotion within the University of Rochester's History Department.
Slater (John Rothwell) Papers
Papers consist primarily of Slater's writings, mostly typewritten copies and newspaper clippings.
Summers (Joseph and U.T.) Papers
The Joseph and U. T. Summers Papers consists of two series, Unpublished Lectures and Correspondence. The four lectures were delivered by Professor Summers while he was Fulbright Professor at All Souls' College, Oxford University. The Correspondence Series contains a mixture of correspondence, clippings, and articles.
Fenno (Richard F.) Papers
Materials gathered from interviews he conducted with members of Congress beginning in the 1960s through the early 2000s. The boxes contain research notes, biographical materials and correspondence. Also included in the collection are research notes about Congress more generally, and drafts of book chapters.
McKenzie (Lionel W.) Papers
The Lionel McKenzie Papers document McKenzie's career as a professor of Economic. The majority of the materials in the collection are letters written to and from McKenzie. There are also materials that document his committee and society work. A third body of materials consists of department meetings and faculty recruitment. There are also documents related to McKenzie's research.
Robinson, Otis Hall
Personal account book of Otis Hall Robinson (1835-1912), University of Rochester graduate (1861), professor of mathematics and librarian (Collection call number: CX 9)
O'Brien (Brian) Papers
Brian O'Brien (1898-1992) was the first director of the University of Rochester's Institute of Optics, a position he held from 1938 to 1953 after serving eight years as chair of physiological optics.
Kingslake Family Papers
The Kingslake Archive contains the papers and related items of two giants in the field of optics, Rudolf Kingslake and his wife Hilda Conrady Kingslake. Dr. Kingslake kept detailed records of almost everything he did, much of which is preserved in this Archive.
Beck (Lewis White) Papers
The Beck Papers contain typescripts with manuscript corrections and additions for his Philosophic Inquiry (1952), A Commentary of the Critique of Practical Reason (1958), and Six Secular Philosophers (1960).
Gates (Marshall D.) Research Notebooks
The Marshall Gates Research Notebooks collection is comprised of four manuscript boxes recording fifty years of Marshall Gates, Jr.'s laboratory activities, including his notes pertaining to the synthesis of morphine in 1952.
ART AND ART HISTORY
Merritt (Howard S.) Papers
The Howard Merritt collection includes his research, lecture notes, published articles and books with a small portion of materials related to Florence Merritt. Howard Merritt wrote and lectured extensively on 19th century painters such as Thomas Cole and Thomas Chambers.
Gavett (Joseph William) Papers
The papers consist mainly of maps and reports related to Professor Gavett's tour of duty in France with the Engineering Corp during World War I.
Bishop (Sherman C.) Papers
Predominant in this collection is the correspondence (1932-1952) between vertebrate zoologist Sherman C. Bishop and wildlife artist Hugh P. Chrisp. In their letters the men discuss the details of their work -- specimen collecting and illustration particulars -- as well as their personal lives.
Arvin, Neil Cole
A 2-volume typescript study of the French theater by Arvin (1889-1953), Professor of French at the University of Rochester. Written ca. 1930, it was not published. (Collection number: CX 201)
Keil University Archivist and Rochester Collections Librarian