Herbert Foster papers, 1908-1954 Rauner Manuscript MS-936

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Box: 1, 1909-1954

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Contains indexes of periodicals; directions on bibliography use; a booklet "The Knowledge Locator" from Stephens College (1950); a reference guide; author cards; decimal classification descriptions; union list of serial numbers; guide to the Dartmouth College stacks; diagrams of author cards, and several bibliographies, including the American and National Trade bibliographies/problems; Trade and National France bibliographies; "Roorbach Bibliotecha Americana," "Kelly’s American Catalogue of Books," "Watt's Bibliotheca Britannica, the Early Printed Books and Incunabula," and the "U.S. Catalogue of Books in Print 1928." Also includes extensive notes, both handwritten and typed, regarding 16th, 17th, and 18th century Europe, as well as John Calvin and Puritanism; maps of Europe; and a book on the art and architecture of Europe (1925).

Box: 2, 1922-1927

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Contains notes, both handwritten and typed, regarding John Locke, John Calvin, Puritanism, and Europe from the 16th to the 18th century, as well as catalogue request slips.

Box: 3, 1908-1925

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Contains handwritten and typed notes; call slips; correspondence; student assignments and prompts; a typescript for study; an incomplete essay on Calvin and Calvinism by Foster; sermon flyers and a book on Calvin, "Der Rheinische Protestantismus" published in 1924; typescripts of Foster’s essays, "Old Geneva as an International Power: First Puritan State" and "The Successors of the Puritan State in Europe and America."

Box: 4, 1879-1927

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Account books, 1879-1895
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1918-1924
  • Folder: 3, Grade book - History 1A, 1898-1899
  • Folder: 4, Lillian Foster documents relating to her estate, 1926-1927
  • Folder: 5, Reading list for students of history, undated
  • Folder: 6, Webster notes, undated
  • Folder: 7, "American democracy and the War," typescript with notes, undated
  • Folder: 8, "Bridging the chasm or making democracy safe for the world," typescript with notes, undated
  • Folder: 9, "The Broadening of the idea of scholarship and of the academic function of a college," typescript with edits, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Calvinists & Education," manuscript and galley proof, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Consciousness of Power," typescript with edits and notes, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Dartmouth Spirit," manuscript with notes, undated
  • Folder: 13, "The Elements in the Making of a New England Town," typescript with edits, undated
  • Folder: 14, "Foundation of Democracy," typescript with notes, undated
  • Folder: 15, Personalization of relations between college and schools," typescript with edits, undated
  • Folder: 16, "Pilgrim and Puritan principles applied to Present Problems," Lebanon, Grafton, Orange Conference, November 5, typescript with edits, 1919
  • Folder: 17, Miscellaneous manuscript and typescript notes, undated
  • Folder: 18, Correspondence: Benjamin Franklin Stewart to Herbert D. Foster re. information about letters relating to Indian School, June 3, 1893
  • Folder: 19, Correspondence: Herbert D. Foster to Winston Churchill re. Calvin Monument Fund, June 27, 1908
  • Folder: 20, Correspondence: Herbert D. Foster to Lindsay Swift re. publication of Richard Hovey poem "Thersites," November 3, 1910
  • Folder: 21, Correspondence: Herbert D. Foster to Lindsay Swift re. publication of Richard Hovey poem "Thersites," November 30, 1910
  • Folder: 22, Correspondence: Herbert D. Foster to Lindsay Swift re. thank you for Hovey letters, December 16, 1910
  • Folder: 23, Correspondence: Herbert D. Foster to Lindsay Swift re. Gay Collection and lists of colonial libraries, December 20, 1913
  • Folder: 24, Correspondence: David Cross to Herbert D. Foster re. permission to use Cross' letters and name, March 18, 1914
  • Folder: 25, Correspondence: David Cross to Herbert D. Foster re. thanks Foster for his letter, July 17, 1914
  • Folder: 26, Correspondence: Allen Hazen to Herbert D. Foster re. Asa Hazen's books, February 4, 1926
  • Folder: 27, Correspondence: Herbert D. Foster to President and Trustees of Dartmouth College re. Choate House, June 21, 1927

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