Guide to the Bayard Quincy Morgan Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0863
Creator: Morgan, Bayard Quincy.
Title: Bayard Quincy Morgan papers
Dates: 1907-1964
Physical Description: 8 Linear feet
Summary: These papers include his translations of works by German authors into English with a few other translations; subject files which contain notes, articles, drafts of papers, lectures, exam questions, and a small amount of correspondence, 1922-51 and undated; course files, containing mostly notes, syllabi and reading lists, 1939-48 and undated; picture files consisting of printed illustrations of authors, historical figures, politicians, scientists, musicians, and others, undated; miscellaneous professional papers which include typescripts of papers and talks (some in German), a small amount of correspondence, and notebooks, 1920-42 and undated; and his reprints, 1907-1964.
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

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

Bayard Quincy Morgan Papers (SC0863). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Morgan earned his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig in 1907. He taught at the University of Wisconsin from 1907 to 1934, when he joined the Stanford faculty as head of the German department. He focused on the field of translation and published a large number of translations of German literary works. He was appointed Professor Emeritus in 1948. He died in 1967.

Description of the Collection

These papers include his translations of works by German authors into English with a few other translations; subject files which contain notes, articles, drafts of papers, lectures, exam questions, and a small amount of correspondence, 1922-51 and undated; course files, containing mostly notes, syllabi and reading lists, 1939-48 and undated; picture files consisting of printed illustrations of authors, historical figures, politicians, scientists, musicians, and others, undated; miscellaneous professional papers which include typescripts of papers and talks (some in German), a small amount of correspondence, and notebooks, 1920-42 and undated; and his reprints, 1907-1964.

Access Terms

Morgan, Bayard Quincy.
Stanford University--Faculty.
German literature --Translations into English.
Translations.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Anzengruber, The Blot of Shame

Box 1, Folder 2

Anzengruber; The Blot of Shame p.1-107

Box 1, Folder 3

Anzengruber; The Blot of Shame p.108-31

Box 1, Folder 4

Anzengruber; The Blot of Shame p.232-400

Box 1, Folder 5

Anzengruber; The Blot of Shame p.401-531

Box 1, Folder 6

Anzengruber; The God-Mastering Jakob

Box 1, Folder 7

Falckenberg; A Christmas Play

Box 1, Folder 8

Fontane; Great Minoe

Box 1, Folder 9

Translations: French

Box 1, Folder 10

Translations: German

Box 2, Folder 1

Goering; Sea Fight (Correspondence Only, No Texts)

Box 2, Folder 2

Gotthelf, The Black Spider

Box 2, Folder 3

Grillparzer, Hero and Leander

Box 2, Folder 4

Handel; Xerxes

Box 2, Folder 5

Harlan; The Nuremberg Egg

Box 2, Folder 6

Hauptmann; Florian Geyer

Box 2, Folder 7

Hebbel; Agnes Bernauer

Box 2, Folder 8

Hebbel; The Nibelungs, MSS Translation

Box 2, Folder 9

Hebbel; The Nibelungs, p.1-159

Box 2, Folder 10

Hebbel; The Nibelungs, p.160-End

Box 3, Folder 1

Hebbel; The Nibelungs, p.1-159

Box 3, Folder 2

Hebbel; The Nibelungs, p.160-End

Box 3, Folder 3

Hebel; Two Sketches

Box 3, Folder 4

Hoffmann; Chevalier Chuck

Box 3, Folder 5

Hofmannsthal; Death and the Fool

Box 3, Folder 6

Holderin, Hyperion

Box 3, Folder 7

Holderin, Hyperion (copy 2)

Box 3, Folder 8

Homer in English Hexameters

Box 3, Folder 9

The Iliad; Misc.; [Fish]

Box 3, Folder 10

The Iliad Book I

Box 3, Folder 11

The Iliad Book II

Box 3, Folder 12

The Iliad Book III

Box 4, Folder 1

The Iliad Book IV

Box 4, Folder 2

The Iliad Book V

Box 4, Folder 3

The Iliad Book VI

Box 4, Folder 4

Keller; The Smith of His Own Fortune

Box 4, Folder 5

Lortzing, The Poacher

Box 4, Folder 6

Ludwig; “Between Heaven and Earth”

Box 4, Folder 7

Ludwig; “Between Heaven and Earth”

Box 4, Folder 8

Ludwig; “Between Heaven and Earth”

Box 4, Folder 9

Meyer, The Page of Gustavo Adolphus

Box 4, Folder 10

Miscellaneous items found with translations

Box 5, Folder 1

Mozart; Bastian and Bastienne

Box 5, Folder 2

Schnitzler, Literature, A Comedy in One Act

Box 5, Folder 3

Schnitzler, The Green Cockatoo

Box 5, Folder 4

Translations: Spanish

Box 5, Folder 5

Stifter, The Solar Eclipse of July 8, 1842

Box 5, Folder 6

Von Aue, The Story of Hapless Henry

Box 5, Folder 7

Wagner- The Poet of The Niblung’s Ring

Box 5, Folder 8

Wieland; Musarion

Box 5, Folder 9

Wieland; Musarion Book I

Box 5, Folder 10

Wieland; Principal Dates of Lessing’s Life

Box 5, Folder 11

Wieland; The Songbird/The Three Precepts

Box 5, Folder 12

Wieland; The Tub of Water

Box 5, Folder 13

Contemporary Literature: Class Materials

Box 5, Folder 14

Contemporary Literature: Notes (1)

Box 5, Folder 15

Contemporary Literature: Notes (2)

Box 5, Folder 16

Contemporary Literature: Notes (3)

Box 5, Folder 17

Contemporary Literature: Notes (4)

Box 6, Folder 1

Contemporary Literature: Notes (5)

Box 6, Folder 2

Contemporary Literature: Notes (6)

Box 6, Folder 3

Contemporary Literature: Notes (7)

Box 6, Folder 4

German Song: Characteristic Features of German Folksong

Box 6, Folder 5

German Song: Das Deutsche Lied (1)

Box 6, Folder 6

German Song: Das Deutsche Lied (2)

Box 6, Folder 7

German Song: Folksong in German Life

Box 6, Folder 8

German Song: Folksong Miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 9

German Song: Notecards

Box 6, Folder 10

German Folksongs

Box 6, Folder 11

“Goethe’s Classicism” –MLA paper 1932

Box 7, Folder 1

Goethe: Faust- English- Part I

Box 7, Folder 2

Goethe: Faust II –notes, exam questions

Box 7, Folder 3

Goethe: Notecards

Box 7, Folder 4

Goethe: Notes, Sources, etc.

Box 7, Folder 5

Goethe: Survey II, Lectures (in German)

Box 7, Folder 6

Goethe’s Verse: Correspondence and Mimeographed Lists

Box 7, Folder 7

Goethe’s Verse: Correspondence and Miscellaneous 1922-30

Box 7, Folder 8

Goethe’s Verse: Lang. and Lit. Club Article

Box 7, Folder 9

Goethe’s Verse: Miscellany

Box 7, Folder 10

Goethe’s Verse: Preface and Biographical Essay

Box 7, Folder 11

Goethe’s Verse Translations (1)

Box 8, Folder 1

Goethe’s Verse Translations (2)

Box 8, Folder 2

Goethe’s Verse Translations (3)

Box 8, Folder 3

Goethe’s Verse: Versions by Other Hands

Box 8, Folder 4

Lecture: American Negro Folksong (notes)

Box 8, Folder 5

Lecture: Beethoven’s Chamber Music, 1937

Box 8, Folder 6

Lecture: Brahms, April 1933

Box 8, Folder 7

Lecture: Dasdeutsche Kinderlied, July 1933

Box 8, Folder 8

Lecture: Der Amerikafahrer Und Sein Problem

Box 8, Folder 9

Lecture: der Deutsche Wald

Box 8, Folder 10

Lecture: Faust (in German), N.d.

Box 8, Folder 11

Lecture: Fruhlins in deutschenlied, WHA, May 1933

Box 8, Folder 12

Lecture: German Folksongs

Box 8, Folder 13

Lecture: German Folk Tales

Box 8, Folder 14

Lecture Notes: on Germany, 1937

Box 8, Folder 15

Lecture: Humor im Lied, June 1933

Box 8, Folder 16

Lectures, Misc., 1933-38

Box 8, Folder 17

Lectures, Misc., 1939-44

Box 8, Folder 18

Lecture Notes, Misc., n.d.

Box 8, Folder 19

Lecture: Misc. Papers

Box 8, Folder 20

Lecture on Nazi Education (notes)

Box 8, Folder 21

Lecture: Numbers in the Nibelungenlied, Berkeley Nov. 1934

Box 8, Folder 22

Lecture: Peaceful Warfare, 1937

Box 8, Folder 23

Lecture: Richard Strauss, May 1934

Box 8, Folder 24

Lecture: Uber die Zablen in Nibelungenlied

Box 8, Folder 25

Lecture: [Various Composers]

Box 9, Folder 1

Literature: A-D

Box 9, Folder 2

Literature: A-G un-filed

Box 9, Folder 3

Literature: Alexis

Box 9, Folder 4

Literature: Anzengruber

Box 9, Folder 5

Literature: Auerbach

Box 9, Folder 6

Literature: Bohlau

Box 9, Folder 7

Literature: Brod

Box 9, Folder 8

Literature: Doblin

Box 9, Folder 9

Literature: E-G

Box 9, Folder 10

Literature: Ebner- Eschenbach

Box 9, Folder 11

Literature: Fontane

Box 9, Folder 12

Literature: Frenssen

Box 9, Folder 13

Literature: Freytag

Box 9, Folder 14

Literature: German Lit.

Box 9, Folder 15

Literature: Gotthelf

Box 9, Folder 16

Literature: Grillparzer

Box 9, Folder 17

Literature: Grimm

Box 9, Folder 18

Literature: Gutzkow

Box 9, Folder 19

Literature: H-I

Box 9, Folder 20

Literature: H-M

Box 9, Folder 21

Literature: Hauptmann

Box 9, Folder 22

Literature: Hebbel

Box 9, Folder 23

Literature: Heine

Box 9, Folder 24

Literature: Heyse

Box 9, Folder 25

Literature: Huch

Box 9, Folder 26

Literature: Immermann

Box 9, Folder 27

Literature: J-K

Box 9, Folder 28

Literature: Kafka

Box 9, Folder 29

Literature: Kaiser

Box 9, Folder 30

Literature: Keller, G

Box 9, Folder 31

Literature: Keyserling

Box 9, Folder 32

Literature: Kleist

Box 9, Folder 33

Literature: Kolbenheyer

Box 9, Folder 34

Literature: L-M

Box 9, Folder 35

Literature: Lucka

Box 10, Folder 1

Literature: Ludwig, O.

Box 10, Folder 2

Literature: Mann, H.

Box 10, Folder 3

Literature: Mann, Th.

Box 10, Folder 4

Literature: Meyer, C.F.

Box 10, Folder 5

Literature: N-R

Box 10, Folder 6

Literature: Nietzsche

Box 10, Folder 7

Literature: Polenz

Box 10, Folder 8

Literature: Raabe

Box 10, Folder 9

Literature: Reuter

Box 10, Folder 10

Literature: Ritcher

Box 10, Folder 11

Literature: Rosegger

Box 10, Folder 12

Literature: S

Box 10, Folder 13

Literature: Schnitzler

Box 10, Folder 14

Literature: Schopenhauer

Box 10, Folder 15

Literature: Sealsfield

Box 10, Folder 16

Literature: Seidel

Box 10, Folder 17

Literature: Spielhagen

Box 10, Folder 18

Literature: Stehr

Box 10, Folder 19

Literature: Stifter

Box 10, Folder 20

Literature: Storm

Box 10, Folder 21

Literature: Sudermann

Box 10, Folder 22

Literature: T-Z

Box 10, Folder 23

Literature: Tieck

Box 10, Folder 24

Literature: Toller

Box 10, Folder 25

Literature: Viebig

Box 10, Folder 26

Literature: Wagner

Box 10, Folder 27

Literature: Wassenmann

Box 10, Folder 28

Literature: Werfel

Box 10, Folder 29

Literature: Zahn

Box 10, Folder 30

Literature; Zweig

Box 10, Folder 31

Misc. Notes: The American Secondary School, 1945

Box 10, Folder 32

Misc. Notes: Barock

Box 10, Folder 33

Misc. Notes: Form and Substance in German Literature

Box 10, Folder 34

Misc. Notes: General

Box 10, Folder 35

Misc. Notes: German Classics

Box 10, Folder 36

Misc. Notes: German Teachers in America

Box 10, Folder 37

Misc. Notes: Goethe and Faust

Box 11, Folder 1

Misc. Notes: Goethe Today

Box 11, Folder 2

Misc. Notes: Lyrik

Box 11, Folder 3

Misc. Notes: The Melody of the English Question, 1951

Box 11, Folder 4

Misc. Notes: Modern Lit., 1941

Box 11, Folder 5

Misc. Notes: The Novel

Box 11, Folder 6

Misc. Notes: Novel-France

Box 11, Folder 7

Misc. Notes: Rhythm and Metre

Box 11, Folder 8

Survey I & II: Notes (1)

Box 11, Folder 9

Survey I & II: Notes (2)

Box 11, Folder 10

Survey I & II: Notes (3)

Box 11, Folder 11

Survey I & II: Notes (4)

Box 11, Folder 12

Survey I & II: Notes (5)

Box 11, Folder 13

Survey I & II: Notes (6)

Box 11, Folder 14

Survey I & II: Notes (7)

Box 11, Folder 15

Survey I & II: Notes (8)

Box 11, Folder 16

Survey I & II: Notes (9)

Box 11, Folder 17

Survey I & II: Notes on Wieland, C.M.

Box 12, Folder 1

A50 (German Poetry) Course file

Box 12, Folder 2

C102 German Lit. 1600-1800 course file, 1939-48

Box 12, Folder 3

C102 – BQM Notes (1)

Box 12, Folder 4

C102 – BQM Notes (2)

Box 12, Folder 5

C102 – BQM Notes (3)

Box 12, Folder 6

C102 – BQM Notes (4) - Lessing

Box 12, Folder 7

C102 – BQM Notes (5)

Box 12, Folder 8

Pictures: A- Azorin

Box 12, Folder 9

Pictures: Bac- Bla

Box 12, Folder 10

Pictures: Blo-Byron

Box 12, Folder 11

Pictures: Cab-Car

Box 12, Folder 12

Pictures: Cas- Cler

Box 12, Folder 13

Pictures: Clev- Cuv

Box 13, Folder 1

Pictures: D

Box 13, Folder 2

Pictures: E-F

Box 13, Folder 3

Pictures: G

Box 13, Folder 4

Pictures: H-I

Box 13, Folder 5

Pictures: J-K

Box 13, Folder 6

Pictures: L

Box 13, Folder 7

Pictures: Ma- Me

Box 13, Folder 8

Pictures: Mi-O

Box 13, Folder 9

Pictures: P

Box 13, Folder 10

Pictures: R

Box 13, Folder 11

Pictures: Sack-Sou

Box 14, Folder 1

Pictures: Spa- Swin

Box 14, Folder 2

Pictures: Ta- Tw

Box 14, Folder 3

Pictures: Uhl- Urb

Box 14, Folder 4

Pictures: Valle- Virg

Box 14, Folder 5

Pictures: Wallace- Woo

Box 14, Folder 6

Pictures: Y

Box 14, Folder 7

Pictures: Z

Box 14, Folder 8

BQM, Alltag in U.S.A

Box 14, Folder 9

Morgan- Castilleja School –Vespers-

Box 14, Folder 10

The Changing Complexion of German Literature

Box 14, Folder 11

Correspondence Received 1935

Box 14, Folder 12

Correspondence- Homer 1911-16

Box 14, Folder 13

Morgan- Das Volkslied Der Nord Amerikani Schen Neger

Box 14, Folder 14

Das Volkslied im Deutschen Leben

Box 14, Folder 15

The Dial- Homer

Box 14, Folder 16

Die Stimme des Auslands

Box 14, Folder 17

“Divine Predestination and Humor Freedom of Will”

Box 14, Folder 18

Education in Germany 1945

Box 14, Folder 19

Morgan – Ein Einblick in das Alltagsleben einer Nordamerikanischen Kleinstadt

Box 14, Folder 20

Einfuhrung in Das Afro- Amerikan Sche Volkslied

Box 14, Folder 21

Festredezum “ Deutschen Tag” 1937

Box 14, Folder 22

Historical [re need for language instruction], San Francisco, Fall 1942

Box 14, Folder 23

Holzapfel (1)

Box 14, Folder 24

Holzapfel (2)

Box 14, Folder 25

Letters Received Re-Pubs

Box 14, Folder 26

Notebook 1928

Box 15, Folder 1

Notebook- Text for tour of Cologne

Box 15, Folder 2

Cards from notebook on tour of Cologne

Box 15, Folder 3

“On the Use of Numbers in the Nibelungenlied”

Box 15, Folder 4

Schwarz und Weiss in U.S.A.

Box 15, Folder 5

Morgan- Notes On the Translating of Comedy, Stanford Radio Hour, May 10, 1937

Box 15, Folder 6

Typescript “ On the 20th Lenz Crossed the Mountains.”

Box 15, Folder 7

United States and the Coming of Peace

Box 15, Folder 8

“Verses to Commemorate the First Quarter Century of Alpha Chi Ro” 1920

Box 15, Folder 9

Versuch Einer Analyse des Afro-Amerikanische Volksliedes

Box 15, Folder 10

Zur Schlussfeier derDeutschen Schule

Box 15, Folder 11

Reprints, 1907-July 1917

Box 15, Folder 12

Reprints, 1923-29

Box 15, Folder 13

Reprints, 1930-35

Box 15, Folder 14

Reprints, 1936-39

Box 16, Folder 1

Reprints, 1940-Feb. 1943

Box 16, Folder 2

Reprints, Nov. 1943 - 1948

Box 16, Folder 3

Reprints, 1950-Summer 1954

Box 16, Folder 4

Reprints, 1954-64

Box 16, Folder 5

Reprints, undated

 

Accession ARCH-2010-018 Additional material

Box 17

Files of correspondence, galleys, and typescripts for various translations 1950s-60s

Box 17

Files on the German novel

Box 18

Wallenstein typescript [more Wallenstein in box 17]

Box 18

Typescript for his “Critical Bibliography of German Literature in English Translation”

Box 18

File on German Lit – pictures [printed illustrations]

Box 18

File: Karl Reuning [typescript of his lecture and correspondence with Morgan, 1940]

Box 18

File: 19th century novel

Box 18

File: Grammar, notes and queries

Box 18

File: miscellaneous (possibly class materials)

Box 18

Morgan’s reprints

Box 18

Books: A. E. Brinckmann’s Europäische Humanitas, Dürer bis Goya, 1950; and Taschenatlas fur Eisenbahnreisende, 1927