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Guide to the Oliver Martin Johnston Papers
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Description
Papers primarily consist of his notebooks as a doctoral student on French and Italian grammar and literature, 1893-1895; other items include his dissertation, articles, correspondence, family history, published autobiography, and notes for sermons.
Background
Oliver Martin Johnston was a professor of Romanc Languages at Stanford University from 1897 until his retirement in 1932. He received his a.b. and M.A. from Mississippi College and his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1896. He taught one year at Bryn Mawer before joining the Stanford faculty to teach French. He served as head of the Department of Romanic Languages for twenty-two years, from 1914-1932.
Extent
2.25 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.