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Harold Gould Henderson papers, bulk (1959-1974).

Title
Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1750-1974, bulk (1959-1974).
Author
Henderson, Harold Gould.
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Description
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Drawings.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Henderson, Mary Benjamin
Biography (note)
  • Harold Gould Henderson (1889-1974) was an American author, teacher, translator, and anthologist of Japanese poetry.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1378
Author
Henderson, Harold Gould.
Title
Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1750-1974, bulk (1959-1974).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1960-1974, with poets, scholars, translators, and editors concerns Haiku poetry. Also, general correspondence of the 1930s, typescripts of writings, lecture notes on Japanese grammar, notes on Haiku, manuscript by K.C. Kondo on Japanese art, and papers relating to the Haiku Society of America.
Biography
Harold Gould Henderson (1889-1974) was an American author, teacher, translator, and anthologist of Japanese poetry. He taught the history of Japanese art at Columbia University, was president of the Society of Japanese Studies and the Japan Society from 1948 to 1952. In 1945 he served in Japan on General Douglas MacArthur's staff as special advisor on education, religion and art. His works included books and articles on Japanese poetry and grammar and his own Haiku poems.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Authors.
Lecturers.
Added Author
Kondo, K. C.
Wheeler, Post, 1869-1956.
Haiku Society of America.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1378
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