Finding Aid for the Edgar Johnson Goodspeed Papers, 1950-1951

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé and Myra Villamor
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Edgar Johnson Goodspeed Papers, 1950-1951

Collection number: 128

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edgar Johnson Goodspeed Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1951
Collection number: 128
Creator: Goodspeed, Edgar Johnson, 1871-1962
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Edgar J. Goodspeed (1871-1962) taught at the University of Chicago in 1894 and wrote more than fifty books. The collection consists of an original typescript, layouts, galley proofs, page proofs, and published copy of Edgar J. Goodspeed's book titled, A Life of Jesus (1950).
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edgar J. Goodspeed, 1951.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edgar Johnson Goodspeed Papers (Collection 128). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Goodspeed was born October 23, 1871 in Quincy, Illinois; began teaching at University of Chicago in 1894; he later became professor of the Bible and Patristic Greek; wrote more than fifty books, including translations of the Old and New Testaments, The Story of the Bible (1957), How to Read the Bible (1946), A Life of Jesus (1950), and an autobiography titled, As I Remember (1953); died January 13, 1962.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of an original typescript, layouts, galley proofs, page proofs, and published copy of Edgar J. Goodspeed's book titled, A Life of Jesus (1950). Also includes a biographical sketch, a book review, and two photographs of Dr. Goodspeed.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Goodspeed, Edgar Johnson, 1871-1962--Archives.
Jesus Christ--Biography--Research.
Authors, American--United States--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

A Life of Jesus

Box 1, Folder 1

Typescript (original).

Physical Description: Double-spaced on 8.5 × 11 white sheets (some are strips cut and pasted up) with corrections and printers' notations in pencil, red and blue inks. Title page, half title (pencil), dedication, copyright page (printed, with title typed in), 1p. contents, 1p. acknowledgments, 2pp. preface, 9pp. introduction, additional title page (pencil), text numbered 17-211, index numbered 213 (p.212 lacking) through 230.
Box 1, Folder 2

Layouts of title pages, etc.

Physical Description: 11 sheets thin paper 5.5 × 8.5, pencil and blue crayon.
Box 1, Folder 3

Galley proofs.

Physical Description: Numbered 1A through 4A, 1 through 69. Each sheets stamped Author's Proof. Notations by author in pencil; printers' notes in red ink.
Box 1, Folder 4

Page proofs.

Physical Description: 81 sheets, variously numbered. Each sheet stamped Author's Proof. Notations by author in pencil; printers' notes in red ink.
Box 1, Folder 5

Saturday Review of Literature, December 23, 1950. Author's portrait used in cover design; book reviewed pp.9-10, with biographical sketch.

Note

Items listed above gift of the author, 1951.
Box 1, Folder 6

A Life of Jesus. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950.

Physical Description: 248pp. 22 cm. dw.
Box 1, Folder 7

Photograph: Dr. Goodspeed and Carlton Shay taken March 1951, Department of Special Collections, in front of Barker Bible Collection display.

Physical Description: 8 × 10 glossy.
Box 1, Folder 7

Photograph: Dr. Goodspeed and Carlton Shay, taken March 1951, Department of Special Collections, at Goodspeed exhibition.

Physical Description: 8 × 10 glossy.

Note

[Carlton Shay is grandson of Reverend John P. Barker]