University of Delaware Library

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Robert Underwood Johnson
Collection

1879 - 1931

Manuscript Collection Number: 121
Accessioned: Purchase, April 1973.
Extent: 2 linear feet
Content: Correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, appointment books, articles, calling cards,
clippings, galley proofs, invitations, notes, receipts, telegrams, postcards, photographs, printed
material, souvenirs, addresses, essays, copyright registrations, and ephemera.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: November 1996 by Julie Witsken.

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Table of Contents


Biographical Note

American poet, editor, and diplomat Robert Underwood Johnson was born on January 12, 1853, on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.. He was named after his great-grandfather, Robert Underwood, who was one of the earliest settlers of Washington and a mathematician of noted ability. Johnson's father was a lawyer and later a judge in Indiana, where Johnson spent his childhood. In 1867 Johnson entered Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana; he graduated in 1871 at the age of eighteen.

After college Johnson became a clerk for Scribner Educational Books in Chicago. Within two years he was promoted to a position with the editorial staff of Scribner's Monthly, which later became the Century Magazine. He was again promoted in 1881 to associate editor under R. W. Gilder. Upon Gilder's death in 1909, Johnson became editor, a position he held until 1913. While at Century Publishing, Johnson co-edited the Century War Series, which was serialized in the magazine and later published in four volumes as Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. He also produced several volumes of his own poetry, including The Winter Hour, and Other Poems (1891) and Poems, published in 1902 and enlarged in 1908, 1919, and 1931. Because he regularly wrote to commemorate illustrious persons and occasions, Johnson was often referred to as the unofficial poet laureate of the United States.

Johnson was involved in numerous literary organizations. He served for many years as treasurer and then secretary of the American Copyright League, and was active in the international copyright movement. For his service in this area he was decorated by the French and Italian governments and received an honorary M.A. from Yale University. A member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and secretary of the Institute from 1903 to 1909, he became the preliminary secretary of the Academy of Arts and Letters during its formation. Johnson's devotion to literature and the arts can also be seen by his origination of the Keats and Shelley Memorial in Rome.

In addition to his literary pursuits, Johnson dedicated himself to the conservation of America's natural resources. Together with John Muir, he instigated the movement which resulted in the creation of Yosemite National Park. In 1913 he was made chairman of the National Committee for the Preservation of Yosemite National Park. He directly appealed to President Roosevelt for a conference of governors to conserve the Eastern states' forests, and was thus responsible for generating what became the White House conferences on conservation.

Another of Johnson's interests was Italy. In addition to displaying a love of the Italian arts and culture, he showed an unwavering dedication to the welfare of the country. He organized the New York committee of the Italian War Relief Fund of America, which raised a total of $225,000, and the "American Poets Ambulances in Italy," which administered aid to the Italian army during 1917. In 1920 President Wilson appointed him Ambassador to Italy. He served as ambassador until 1921.

Upon his return to the United States, Johnson remained active in many of his former organizations. He lectured and continued to write until his death in 1937. His autobiography, RememberedYesterdays, was published in 1923.

Sources:

Biographical information is derived from the collection and from the New York Times 15 Oct. 1937: 23.

Scope and Content Note

The Robert Underwood Johnson Collection comprises 2 linear feet of correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, printed material, photographs, and realia of American poet, editor, and diplomat R.U. Johnson. The collection spans the dates 1879 to 1931 and is divided into six series: Publishing, Poetry, Prose, Maurice F. Egan, Italy, and Personal.

Each series reflects a particular aspect or period of Johnson's life. Series I, Publishing, contains materials related to Johnson's activities while editor of the Century Magazine and to the publication of his own works of poetry. The materials, particularly Johnson's correspondence, express typical editorial concerns and describe the politics of publishing. The series is note-worthy for its documentation of the formation of the Academy of Arts and Letters. In his autobiography Remembered Yesterdays, Johnson claims to be the only person then living who was "officially and intimately connected with the history of [the Academy] in one capacity or another from its inception" (p. 439).

Series II and III contain additional evidence of Johnson's love of letters. Series II, Poetry, includes draft and printed versions of Johnson's poems. Series III, Prose, contains drafts of Johnson's prose works and notes for his speaking engagements, many of which deal with some literary topic.

The subject of Series IV, Maurice F. Egan, shared Johnson's love of letters. An American educator, editor, author, and diplomat, Egan was one of Johnson's closest friends. Like Johnson, he was active in the international copyright movement. The materials in this series present the concerns of those in American literary circles; illuminate Johnson's personal life and achievements; and offer insights into the culture and current events of Denmark. As Egan served as Ambassador to Denmark from 1907-1918, his letters to Johnson during that period also discuss diplomatic and political affairs during a turbulent time in world history.

Johnson too served as an American Ambassador. Series V, Italy, contains materials documenting Johnson's stint as ambassador to Italy from 1920-1921; his love of the Italian country, culture, and people; and his philanthropic and diplomatic efforts to benefit the people of Italy. His correspondence provides a glimpse of American foreign policy in a post-World War I world. Notes from the San Remo Conference of 1920 document the policies implemented by world leaders to create order after the war.

Series VI, Personal, contains material pertaining to Johnson's personal life. A large part of this series comprises information from and about Johnson's immediate and genealogical family, which he attempted to trace. It also includes correspondence from family and from friend Grace Litchfield; photographs, clippings, and articles about Johnson; memoirs of travel and noteworthy occasions such as seeing Lincoln at City Hall; notebooks and appointment books; and printed matter, such as a copy of Ivanhoe, which belonged to Johnson.


Series Outline

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I.   Publishing, 1879-1931

     1.   Correspondence, 1879-1931
     2.   Century Publishing Co. [1879-1913]
     3.   Activities and Organizations [1898-1899]
     4.   Autobiography (Remembered Yesterdays) and Other Publications [1913-1924]
     5.   Notes

II.  Poetry

     1.   Collected Poems: 1881-1922
     2.   Other Poems

III.  Prose

     1.   Addresses
     2.   Essays

IV.  Maurice F. Egan, 1883-1923

     1.   Correspondence, 1883-1923
     2.   Works and Awards [1887-1922]

V.   Italy, 1883-1923 (bulk 1919-1921)

     1.   Correspondence, 1918-1923
     2.   Tommasi Salvini [1883-1916]
     3.   Tourism [1920]
     4.   The Roma [1921-1922]
     5.   Ambassador, 1919-1921
     6.   Miscellaneous

VI.  Personal, 1826-1930

     1.   Correspondence, 1887-1930
     2.   Family [1826-1907]
     3.   Biographical [1883-1924]
     4.   Memoirs
     5.   Travel [1911-1922]
     6.   Photographs
     7.   Miscellaneous Papers [1906-1921]
     8.   Bound and/or Printed Material




Contents List

Box -- Folder -- Contents

1        Series I.   Publishing, 1879-1931.
               Contains materials relating to Johnson's publishing activities and his term
               as editor of the Century Magazine.  

          Series I.1.  Correspondence, 1879-1931.
               Contains correspondence with various writers, publishers, dignitaries,
               societies, and fans.  Also includes drafts, copies of letters, and notes
               related to them.  The letters deal with editing and printing matters, works
               both published and in progress, and the concerns of the Academy of Arts
               and Letters and the American Copyright League.  Particularly interesting
               are the correspondence (beginning with the letter of Dec. 14, 1912)
               between Johnson and the trustees of the Century, in which the
               circumstances necessitating Johnson's resignation from his editorial
               position are expounded; a letter from Johnson describing his meeting with
               President Taft regarding the launching of the Academy of Arts and Letters
               (Sep. 12, 1909); and a memo outlining the goals of the American
               Copyright League (n.d).  The correspondence is arranged chronologically.

     F1   Correspondence, 1879-1911 
          (20 items)

     F2   Correspondence, 1912-1918
          Also includes dated receipts.  (23 items) 

     F3   Correspondence, 1922-1931 
          (11 items)

     F4   Correspondence, n.d. 
          Includes a poem dedicated to RUJ.  (14 items)

          Series I.2. Century Publishing Co.

     F5   Civil War Series notes [1884]
          Contains two notebooks and loose holographic notes on the arrangement of the
          series.  (7 items)

     F6   Correspondence with Richard Watson Gilder, editor of the Century before RUJ
          1879-1903.  (10 items)

     F7   Death of R.W. Gilder, 1909
          Contains holograph and printed forms of RUJ's tribute to his predecessor.  Also           
          includes greens from Gilder's coffin.  (7 items)
     
     F8   Retirement Memorabilia, 1913
          Includes newspaper clipping and announcement of RUJ's retirement from the       
          Century.  Also contains seating list and menu from the Testimonial Dinner 
          (Dec. 11, 1913), which was attended by a number of  people of distinction such as
          Henry Mills Alden and William Howard Taft.  (7 items)

     F9   Transfer of the Century
          Photocopy of newspaper clipping recounting legal dispute regarding the transfer.

          Series I. 3.  Activities and Organizations
               
     F10  American Copyright League, 1891 
          Contains a letter in French from the French Minister of Foreign Affairs conferring
          the Cross of the Legion of Honor Award upon RUJ for his involvement in
          international copyright reform.  Also includes a letterhead listing League 
          members.  (2 items)

     F11  Academy of Arts and Letters [1898]
          National Institute of Arts and Letters' Constitution and List of Members, and
          RUJ's holographic notes on the formation of the Academy.  (3 items)

     F12  Dagnan-Bouvert Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1899
          Announcement of exhibit which RUJ had proposed and supported.  (2 items)

          Series I. 4.  Autobiography (Remembered Yesterdays) and Other Publications
          
     F13  Autobiography Reviews [1924]
          (3 items)

     F14  Autobiography Notes
          Holographic notes related to Remembered Yesterdays.  (2 items)

     F15  Copyrights for Verse, 1913
          Copyrights for RUJ's volumes of poetry.  Also typed letters and memos
          regarding publishing costs.  (10 items)

          Series I. 5.  Notes

     F16  Miscellaneous notes and scraps
          Related to publishing, many on envelope backs.  Also includes a typed literary
          note by RUJ regarding the publication of  his verse volumes.  (about 100 items)


2         Series II.  Poetry
               Holograph and typed drafts as well a few printed versions of RUJ's poetry. 
               Some poems have multiple versions, and many typed poems have
               holographic corrections and annotations.  Several poems are also signed. 
               Poems are arranged according to Collected Poems: 1881-1922 (1923),
               followed by untitled poems and poems not by Johnson.  Holographic notes
               and other material related to the individual poems are also included.

          Series II. 1.  Collected Poems: 1881-1922.

     F17  from The Winter Hour
          On Nearing Washington
          October
          Noblesse Oblige
          In the Moment of Victory
          
     F18  from Songs of Liberty
          Love Once Was Like an April Dawn

     F19  from Italian Rhapsody
          Italian Rhapsody
          
     F20  from Moments of Italy
          The Spanish Stairs
          The Name Writ in Water
          To Dreyfus Vindicated
          The Absent Guest
          The Lover of His Kind
          Something in Beauty Binds Us to the Good
          The Scar
          A Message Back to Youth
          Daphne
          Waters of Song

2         Series II.  Poetry (cont'd)
          Series II. 1. Collected Poems: 1881-1922 (cont'd)

     F21  from Saint-Gaudens: An Ode
          Saint-Gaudens
          Also includes a galley with holographic notations.  
     
     F22  Death of Saint-Gaudens
          Photocopied newspaper clippings regarding the sculptor's works and his death,
          and RUJ's notes on a speech to be given in Saint-Gaudens' honor.  (8 items)

     F23  from Later Poems of Occasion
          A Memory of Brittany
          The Message of Fulton
          The Vision of Gettysburg

     F24  from Poems of War and Peace
          The Corridors of Congress
          
     F25  from Poems of the Great War
          Includes notes and a memo to publisher. 
          Rheims
          To the Spirit of Byron
          The New World
          The Haunting Face (On the Portrait of a Child Lost in the Lusitania)
          Shakespeare
          Embattled France (Rhapsodie Francaise)

     F26  from Poems Chiefly of Friendship
          Quid Pro Quo
          A Song of Parting
          Reading Horace
          Gifts
          Oriole and the Poet
          A Song of Any Lover
          A Prayer in the Dark
          The President (The Panama Tolls)
          Constance
          Love-letters at Auction
          The Laggard Poet (To W. W.)
    
2         Series II.  Poetry (cont'd)
          Series II. 1.  Collected Poems: 1881 - 1922 (cont'd)

     F27  from Later Poems of the Great War
          Includes a letter to the publisher. 
          To Paderewski, Patriot
          The Price of Honor (The Columbian Indemnity)
          To the First Gun
          The Sword of Lafayette
          To the New Russia (Published as "To Russia New and Free")
          The Victor of the Marne
          Two Flags Upon Westminster Towers
          Hymn for America
          A Song for America
          America in France
          
     F28  from Miscellaneous Poems
          A Teacher
          To a Poet at the Piano (K. O.)
          To a Student of Kant
          And Then?
          The Plea for the Defendant
          Carpe Diem
          A Little Room of Dreams
          To the American Poets of To-day

     F29  from Poems of Italy in War-Time
          Visions of Italy 
          A Vision of Venezia (Published as part of "Visions of Italy")
          The Traitors of Caporetto
          To Italy
          Italia Redenta

     F30  from Latest War-Time Poems
          Includes family anecdote that inspired a poem. 
          The Ship of Liberty
          The Flag We Love So Well
          Interlude (In War-Time)
          The Marne
          Listen to Your Guardian Angel
          The Spoils of War
          The Only Doll in the Valley

2         Series II.  Poetry (cont'd)
          Series II. 1.  Collected Poems: 1881 - 1922 (cont'd)

     F31  from Towers of Remembrance
          Towers of Remembrance
          The Beacon Fires of Italy
          An Epistle to Italy
          To the Unknown Soldier of France
          The Coming of Foch
          Heirs of Keats
          Shelley
          O Made for Love
          Disillusion
          Impromtu to a Certain Person
          A Thought at Fiuggi
          The Great Adventure

          Series II. 2.  Other Poems

     F32  Titled Poems
          The Bardling and the Moon
          Farewell to My Seventieth Year
          The Compact of Honor
          A Warning to Lovers (A Hidden Valentine)
          To Elbridge Adams
          To Those Who Starve
          Troops of Friends
          The Omens of the Harvest
          One Cyprus
          On Watt's Painting  Love and Death'
          The Lost Pleiad
          Seeing in the Dark
          Three A.M.
          America's Neutrality
          The Memory of June
          The Return of Nature
          To Miss Amy Murray, at the Harp
          The Chivalry of War or The Target
          The Great Man
          A Friend
          Invective
          Invectives I.  On a Certain Publisher
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      F32  Invectives IV.  To the Inventor of the Questionaire
          Invectives V.  To a New Millionaire
          To One Who Despaired of the Republic
          Envoi
          Impromptu--on the broken limb
          The Isonzo (The New Blind)
          Second Childhood
          Mother Goose's Football Melodies 
          On a lady who boasted of her high lineage
          Valentine to a Boy with Two Names
          Epistle to a Former Member of Congress

     F33  Untitled poems and poetry fragments
          Includes limerick-type poems about family members.  
          (about 60 items)

     F34  Poetry not by RUJ
          A Bit of Foreign Exchange          Initialed J.J.J.
          Parting Stanzas                    Nimrod H. Johnson in RUJ's hand
          Untitled for "Life"                Signed P. Dant in RUJ's hand
          
          
3         Series III.  Prose
               Contains typed and holograph drafts of Johnson's prose.  Some works
               have multiple versions.  Also includes items such as newspaper articles,
               notes, and correspondence directly related to the works.  The works are
               arranged alphabetically by title. 
 
          Series III. 1. Addresses

     F35  To the Art Section of the National Federation of Women's Clubs
          Holograph edition plus two typed copies, both with holographic notations.  Also 
          includes holographic notes.  Dated May 26, 1916.  (23 leaves)

     F36  To the Peace Society of New York
          Two copies, typed with holographic corrections.  Dated Jan. 30, 1913.  (38 leaves)

     F37  To the Phi Beta Kappa of William and Mary College
          Holograph draft.  (5 leaves)
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     F38  Readings from My Verse
          Holograph draft.  (4 leaves)

     F39  On Riley in Indianapolis
          Holograph draft plus note.  (5 leaves)

     F40  To the Society of Patriotic Women
          Holograph draft.  (2 leaves)

     F41  Untitled Addresses
          3 holograph drafts, one of which is remarks prefatory to a reading of 
          Shakespeare.  The second is an introduction of the Commander-in-chief of the
          Italian Army, and the third appears to be another introduction.  (11 leaves)

          Series III. 2.  Essays

     F42  After Genoa: The Need for Solidarity
          Typed with holograph notations.  Also includes photocopied newspaper clippings
          regarding Johnson's remarks on French policy at the Genoa Conference of 1922, a
          typed copy of an article in the London Morning Post regarding the same, and a    
          typed unsigned letter to the editor of the World. (8 leaves)

     F43  The Alleged Decline of American Poetry
          Holograph draft.  (2 leaves)

     F44  Are We Ashamed of Good Manners?
          Holograph draft.  Also includes notes and outline.  (15 leaves)

     F45  Common Sense in Carriage Calling
          Holograph draft and typed version with holograph corrections.  (7 leaves)
          
     F46  Extend the Oath of Allegiance
          Typed with holograph notations.  (2 leaves)

     F47  Is There Any "New" Poetry?
          Typed with holograph notations.  (2 leaves)

     F48  Our Marooned Ambassadors
          Holograph draft and typed copy with holograph corrections.  (43 leaves)
3  
     F49  Poetry and American Life
          Two copies, typed with holograph notations.  Also includes holograph notes. 
          (63 leaves)

     F50  Shelley and His New Found Portrait
          Typed with holograph notations.  Also includes typed comments.  (3 leaves)

     F51  ...Theatres for Children
          Typed with holographic notations.  (4 leaves)

     F52  Wake-Up, America!
          Holograph outline and notes.  (6 leaves)

     F53  Untitled Essays
          One holograph draft regarding pacifism, and one incomplete typed draft with
          holographic notations defending magazines.  (13 leaves)

     F54  Prose fragments
          (5 leaves)


4         Series IV. Maurice F. Egan, 1883-1923
               Contains material relating to Maurice F. Egan (1852-1924), American
               author, educator, editor, Ambassador to Denmark from 1907-1918, and
               close friend of Johnson.  

          Series IV. 1. Correspondence, 1883-1923.
               Letters from Egan to Johnson, many of them extremely detailed, provide
               remarks on the major accomplishments of Johnson's career and help to
               illuminate his personal life; discuss Egan's ambassadorial duties and other
               diplomatic matters; and offer insights into the current events and culture of
               Denmark.  Of particular interest are a letter recounting President Theodore
               Roosevelt's visit to the American Embassy in Denmark (May 10, 1910)
               and a letter describing the wedding of Danish royalty (Sep. 23, 1908).  The
               letters span the dates 1883 to 1923, but curiously, no letters from 1913 to
               1920 are present.  Correspondence is arranged chronologically.

     F55  1883-1907
          (7 items)
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     F56  1908-1910
          (15 items)

     F57  1911-1912
          (11 items)

     F58  1921-1923
          (13 items)

     F59  n.d.
          (11 items)

          Series IV. 2.  Works and Awards
               
     F60  Works, 1887-1922
         Contains prose and poetry pieces, most  ly printed and in the form of newspaper
         clippings, by Egan.  The prose works deal with international   copyright laws (We
         Want Cheap American Books from the South Bend Times, dated October 25,
         1890) and diplomatic matters (Telling the Diplomatic Truth, printed in Collier's,
         Sep. 9, 1922).  Also included are holograph epigrams written by Egan and
         Johnson about each other.  (6 items)

     F61  Awards
          Invitation to an awards ceremony for Egan hosted by the president and faculty of          
          the University of Notre Dame.  Egan was conferred the Laetare Medal.  (1 item)


          Series V.  Italy, 1883-1923
               Consists of materials documenting Johnson's interests in and time spent in
               Italy.  Johnson traveled to Italy several times and had a deep appreciation
               for the country and culture.  He organized several philanthropic missions
               to Italy, and served as U.S. Ambassador to Italy from 1920 to 1921.

          Series V. 1.  Correspondence, 1918-1923
               Contains letters and drafts dealing primarily, though not exclusively, with
               Johnson's activities as Ambassador to Italy.  In his letters Johnson apprises
               the U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby of affairs in Italy, and makes
               recommendations regarding foreign policy.  As chairman of the American
               Poet Ambulances in Italy, he also exhorts others to attend a benefit concert
               for Italian soldiers and offers thanks for their contributions.  Included is a
               photograph of the recipient of one of his organization's aid. 
               Correspondence is arranged chronologically.

     F62  Correspondence, 1918-1923
          (14 items)

          Series V. 2.  Tommasi Salvini

     F63  Tommasi Salvini, 1883-1916
          Contains copies of newspaper clippings reporting the death of Italian actor
          Tommasi Salvini, whom RUJ greatly admired.  Also includes a document in
          Italian; correspondence with publishers and photographers regarding RUJ's use of
          photos of Salvini; and RUJ's holograph notes.  (10 items)

          Series V.3.  Tourism

     F64  Tourism [1920]
          Contains RUJ's holograph itinerary for sight-seeing in Rome and holograph notes
          on sight-seeing in Naples.  In the latter, he observes the massive destruction
          caused by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.  (2 items, 13 leaves)

          Series V.4.  Roma

     F65  Roma [1921-1922]
          Contains two copies each of RUJ's account of his first trip on Mar. 3, 1921, in the
          Roma, the Italian dirigible, and of his second trip on Mar. 15, 19[21].  All copies
          have holograph notations and corrections.  Italy ceded the Roma to the United
          States in the interest of aeronautic exchange; copies of two 1921 letters from
          Italian officials thanking the U.S. for its preservation of the name "Roma" are also
          included.  Also contains copies of Roma photos from the New York Tribune.
 4 
     F66  Notes, 1919-1921
          Holograph notes on a peace settlement (1919); typed notes on the opening session
          of Italian government (1920); and holograph notes on RUJ's audience with King
          Victor Emmanuel III (1921).  (3 items, 23 leaves)

     F67  Personal notes from San Remo Conference, April 1920 
          Holograph.  (1 item, 11 leaves)

     F68  Official notes from San Remo Conference, April 1920
          British Secretary's typed notes with some holograph annotations by RUJ.         
          Also includes reports on the boundaries of the state of Armenia and propositions
          by the French delegation regarding the Allies' declaration in connection with
          Germany.  (11 items, 117 leaves)

     F69  Memorabilia, 1921
          One dinner invitation.

          Series V. 6.  Miscellaneous

     F70  Notes and miscellaneous scraps
          (10 items)


5         Series VI.  Personal, 1826-1930
               Materials pertaining to Johnson's personal life and printed material
               belonging to him.

          Series VI. 1.  Correspondence, 1887-1930
               Correspondence with family and with friend Grace Litchfield.  Letters
               refer to major events in Johnson's professional life as well as illuminate
               his personal one.  Noteworthy for its detail and content is a letter of Mar.
               2, 1902, which describes the "greatest of the Roman Catholic functions
               that it was possible to see, the Jubilee of Pope Leo XIII in St. Peter's, on
               the twenty-fifth anniversary of his election."  Correspondence is arranged
               chronologically.
5 
     F71  Correspondence, 1887-1919
          Includes two report cards of RUJ's grandchildren.  (17 items)

     F72  Correspondence, 1920-1930
          Includes three postcards.  (23 items)

          Series VI. 2.  Family

     F73  Immediate Family [1826-]
          Contains an article about RUJ's brother, Henry Underwood Johnson; two letters
          written by RUJ's great-grandfather; copies of a tribute by RUJ to his daughter-in-law; 
          and typed family anecdotes.  (4 items, 26 leaves)

     F74  Genealogical Family, Part I [1886-1905]
          Records, letters, clippings, articles, and other information serving to establish and
          describe RUJ's geneological roots.  (28 items, 52 leaves)

     F75  Genealogical Family, Part II [1887-1906]
          (30 items, 50 leaves)

     F76  Genealogical Family, Part III [1893-1907]
          (4 items, 7 leaves)

          Series VI. 3.  Biographical

     F77  Newspaper and magazine articles [1883-1924]
          Articles and clippings either are about or refer to RUJ.  Some have holograph
          notations by RUJ.  (15 items, 23 leaves)

     F78  Lectures [1913-]
          Announcements and notes for RUJ's lectures.  (3 items, 6 leaves)

          Series VI. 4.  Memoirs

     F79  Memoirs 
          Contains holograph notes on seeing President Lincoln at City Hall;  holograph
          notes of luncheon at a colonel's house; a photocopy of a typed memoir of life on
          Lexington Avenue in NYC; and holograph notes on meeting American author
          Herman Melville at a Talker's Club meeting in New York.  (4 items, 8 leaves)

          Series VI. 5.  Travel

     F80  Travels, 1911-1922
          Contains accounts of  RUJ's travels in France (Oct. 1921 and Apr. 1922) and
          London (1911) and his engagements in those countries.  (2 items, 21 leaves)

          Series VI. 6.  Photographs

     F81  Photographs
          (16 items)

          Series VI. 7.  Miscellaneous Papers

     F82  Contract, sale of RUJ's land, 1906
          Typed copy.  (3 leaves)

     F83  Papers
          Contains business cards, souvenir tickets, a typed copy of an extract from a
          French magazine, and a photocopied newspaper clipping from The Morning Post,
          London, Apr. 22, 1921.  (9 items)

6         Series VI. 8.  Bound and/or printed material
               
     F84  Notebook, 1897
          With holograph entries.  (1 item)

     F85  Appointment book, 1917
          With holograph entries.  (1 item)

     F86  Appointment book, 1918
          With holograph entries.  (1 item)

     F87  Appointment book, 1919
          With holograph entries.  (1 item)

     F88  Notebook, n.d.
          With holograph entries.  (1 item)

     F89  Later Poems of Occasion by RUJ
          Signature.  (1 item)

     F90  Poems by RUJ
          Unbound and uncut signatures. 

     F91  Virgil's First Ecologue Remembered by John Finley
          Chapbook.  With holographic note by Finley.  Dated 1917.

     F92  Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
          With disbound cover.              
         
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