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Guide to the Henry Rushton Fairclough Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0021
    Creator: Fairclough, Henry Rushton, 1862-1938.
    Title: Henry Rushton Fairclough papers
    Dates: 1886-1937
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence with family and associates including Melville Best Anderson, John Casper Branner, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover, David Starr Jordan, Chester H. Rowell, Benjamin Ide Wheeler, and Ray Lyman Wilbur. Also includes diaries, notes, photographs, newsclippings, pamphlets, published works, medals, and memorabilia.
    Language(s): The materials are in English .
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Mrs. Henry R. Fairclough, 1964.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Henry Rushton Fairclough Papers (SC0021). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Henry Rushton Fairclough was born near Barrie, Ontairo, Canada on July 15, 1862. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1883. He also received his M.A., Litt. D. from there. From Johns Hopkins he received his Ph. D. in 1896. He was a fellow in Classics (1883-84) and lecturer in Greek (1887-93) at University College, Toronto. He came to Stanford in 1893 as assoc. prof. in Classics, teaching Latin, then Greek and Classical Literature. He became professor emeritus in 1917.
    He taught at numerous universities at their summer sessions, such as the University of California, and Harvard. In 1910-11 he taught at American School at Rome, Italy. He also lectured on Archaeology.
    In 1918-19, he was with the American Red Gross relief work in berne, Switzetland, then to Montenegro in 1919-20 where he was decorated with the Serbian Red Gross, and also siven the Serbian Order of White Eagle, etc.
    He wrote books on the classics and also in collaboration others, translated several of Virgil, Plantus etc. He became editor of Student's Series Latin Classics , editor of Art and Archaeology (1925) , editor of complete works of Virgil, and the Andrea of Terence in 1901. He died in Palo Alto, California on February 12 , 1938.
    Organizations which Fairclough Supported:
    1. Classical Assoc. of Atlantic States
    2. Archaeological Institute of America
    3. Authors' Club
    4. School of American Archaeology
    5. American Philogical Assoc.
    6. League of Nations Assoc.
    7. California Nen of Prominence, Ltd.
    8. Peninsula Arts Assoc.
    9. Society for Promotion of Hellenic Studies
    10. A.R.A. Assoc.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence with family and associates including Melville Best Anderson, John Casper Branner, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover, David Starr Jordan, Chester H. Rowell, Benjamin Ide Wheeler, and Ray Lyman Wilbur. Also includes diaries, notes, photographs, newsclippings, pamphlets, published works, medals, and memorabilia.

    Access Terms

    Anderson, Melville Best.
    Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
    Fairclough, Henry Rushton, 1862-1938.
    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Hoover, Lou Henry.
    Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Rowell, Chester H.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Classics --Faculty.
    Wheeler, Benjamin Ide.
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
    Diaries.
    Pamphlets
    Photoprints