Series 1977-060 - Obituary, Trowbridge Research

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Obituary, Trowbridge Research

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CA UVICARCH SC025-1977-060

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  • 1860-1975 (Creation)

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1 doc, 1 env.

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The records of Rufus Coleman were acquired by U. Vic. Special Collections in October 1977.

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The accrual They documents Coleman's research for his Ph.D. thesis on the American writer John Trowbridge, and contains many photocopies of Trowbridge correspondence. The accrual also consists of Rufus Coleman's obituary in the Victoria Daily Colonist, January 23, 1975 and photocopies of Trowbridge correspondence from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Huntingdon Library, Yale University Library, the Boston Public Library and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Library, 1860-1915; correspondence from John Moore to Rufus Coleman, 1952-1958; photograph of John Trowbridge with Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), 1908; offprints of articles written by Coleman about Trowbridge, 1939-1953; notes; carbon ts. of Coleman's Ph.D. dissertation, John Townsend Trowbridge, Boston University, 1937, 423 pages.

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It is unlikely that further accruals will be received; however, this inventory will be updated as necessary.

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Researchers may also wish to consult the records of Rufus Coleman's brother, Herbert Thomas John Coleman, also a teacher and poet. Herbert Coleman's records contain two poems and an essay on Mark Twain by Rufus Coleman. The inventory of Herbert Coleman's records is available in Special Collections.

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