Guide to the Henry Rushton Fairclough Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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
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Stanford, CA 94305-6064
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Phone: (650) 725-1022
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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Henry R. Fairclough, 1964.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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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


Collection Contents

 

Papers

 

Incoming Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

A 1900-1937

Box 1, Folder 2

B 1896-1936

Box 1, Folder 3

C 1886-1937

Box 1, Folder 4

D 190d-1937

Box 1, Folder 5

E 1896-1931

Box 1, Folder 6

F 1897-1932

Box 1, Folder 7

Family corresp.

Box 1, Folder 9

G 1895-1937

Box 1, Folder 10

H; from Herbert C. Hoover (2), from Lou Henry Hoover (4) 1904-1937

Box 1, Folder 11

I 1915-1936

Box 1, Folder 12

J; from David Starr Jordan (19) 1893-1931

Box 1, Folder 13

K 1894-1937

Box 1, Folder 14

L 1892-1737

Box 1, Folder 15

M 1896

Box 2, Folder 16

N 1895-1937

Box 2, Folder 17

O 1893-1937

Box 2, Folder 18

P 1893-1937

Box 2, Folder 19

R; from Chester H. Rowell (2) 1899-1937

Box 2, Folder 20

S 1895-1931

Box 2, Folder 21

T 1905-1936

Box 2, Folder 22

V 1936

Box 2, Folder 23

W 1892-1937

Box 2, Folder 24

Z 1936

Box 2, Folder 25

Unknown

Box 1, Folder 8

Outgoing Correspondence from Henry Rushton Fairclough 1906-1937

Box 2, Folder 26

diaries and notes

Box 2, Folder 27

photographs

Box 2, Folder 28

clippings and pamphlets and misc. records

Box 3, Folder 29

published copies of articles by Fairclough

Box 3, Folder 30

published copies of articles by Fairclough and typescrif

Box 3, Folder 31

published copies of articles by Fairclough

Box 3, Folder 32

memorabilia--clippings etc.

Box 3, Folder 33

bibliographical material

Box 3, Folder 34

The Mediterraen Area typescript

Box 3, Folder 35

David Brained Spooner", misc. holograph notes, records of Archaeological Institute of America

Box 3, Folder 36

syllabus of course Greek 5

Box 3, Folder 37

letters to Ers. Fairclough

Box 3, Folder 38

five medals, silver match box with memorial coins inside

Box 3, Folder 38

The Adelphoe of Terrence (The students series of Latin classics under the editorial supervision of Henry Rushton Fairclough), 1923 edition of 1896 publication

Box 4

The Antigone of Sophocles translated by H.R. Fairclough and A. T. Hurray

Box 4

Warming Both Hands by H. R. Fairclough typescript with holograph corrections

Box 4

Warming Both Hands published edition

Box 4

The Students' Series of Latin Classics--Virgil's Aeneid by H.R. Fairclough and S.L. Brown

Box 4

The Classics and Our Twentieth Century Poets published address by H.R. Fairclough