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Richard Claverhouse Jebb Papers, 1859-1917 (Bulk: 1882-1905)
4 archives boxes (2 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Chiefly scholarly notebooks and manuscripts by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb on topics in ancient Greek poetry. The collection also includes one letter from W. G. Headlam and one published article concerning Jebb's personal library.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Amherst, MA

Biographical Note

Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1841-1905), English classical scholar, was born at Dundee, England. He was educated at Charterhouse and at Trinity College, Cambridge. At Trinity College he was a Fellow, 1863-1905; Assistant Tutor, 1865-1875; and Tutor, 1872-1874. He was Professor of Greek at Glasgow University, 1875-1889; Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University, 1889-1905; MP for Cambridge University 1891-1905. He was knighted in 1900.

Scope and Contents of the Collection
Chiefly scholarly notebooks and manuscripts by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb on topics in ancient Greek poetry. The collection also includes one letter from W. G. Headlam and one published article concerning Jebb's personal library.

This collection is organized into two series:


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Richard Claverhouse Jebb Papers [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.

History of the Collection

The collection is the gift of George A. Plimpton (Amherst College Class of 1876). Correspondence that apparently originally formed part of the collection was removed to the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection at an unknown date. (See "Related Materials")

Processing Information

The collection was processed in 2004 by Peter A. Nelson.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English

Contents List
Series 1: NOTES



Notebooks and loose sheets of notes on scholarly topics, as well as lecture notes.

The Edinburgh Review on Schliemann's "Ilias." [J3ed]
n.d.

Box 1: folder 1
Herodotus, Edinburgh [J3he]
1885

Box 1: folder 2
The Homeric house in relation to the remains at Tiryus. [J3ho]
1886

Box 1: folder 3
Iliad, X-XVII; Aeneid X.665-XI.835 (3 v.) [J3i1]
n.d.

Box 1: folder 4
Lectures on the history of Greek poetry, Michaelmas Term, 1891 (vol. 1 of 2) [J3le]
1891

Box 1: folder 5
Lectures on the history of Greek poetry, Michaelmas Term, 1891 (vol. 2 of 2) [J3le]
1891

Box 1: folder 6
Lectures on Homeric poems and Pindar. Glasgow [J31eh]
1882 Feb 7-Mar 24

Box 1: folder 7
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 1 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 1: folder 7
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 2 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 2: folder 1
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 3 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 2: folder 2
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 4 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 2: folder 3
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 5 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 2: folder 4
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 6 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 2: folder 5
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 7 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 2: folder 5
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 8 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 1
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 9 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 2
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 10 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 3
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 11 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 4
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 12 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 5
Notes on Bacchylides - v. 13 of 13 [J3nb]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 6
Notes on early Greek writings, and notes for discussions on secondary education [J3ne]
n.d.

Box 3: folder 7
Herodotus VIII (1-95) [J3nh v. 1]
n.d.

Box 4: folder 1
Herodotus VIII (96-142) [J3nh v. 2]
n.d.

Box 4: folder 2
Herodotus IX; Thucydides VI (extracts) [J3nh v. 1]
n.d.

Box 4: folder 3
Notes of W. G. C.'s Pindar lectures; Notes on the Homeric question. [J3np]
1859-1860

Box 4: folder 4
Some remarks in reply to Mr. Paley's criticisms [of Jebb's edition of the Characters of Theophrastus]. [J3so]
n.d.

Box 4: folder 5
Theseus and Meleager in Bacchylides. C. Robert. (Hermes, vol.XXXII, 1898, pp. 130-159). [J3th]
1898

Box 4: folder 6
Series 2: MISCELLANEOUS



One letter to Jebb from W. G. Headlam and an article about Jebb's library.

Letter from W. G. Headlam
1899 Jan 10

Box 4: folder 7
"The Library of Sir Richard Jebb" (lead article in the Cambridge Magazine, v. 6, no. 23; June 2, 1917)
1917 Jun 2

Box 4: folder 8

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Subjects
  • Bacchylides.
  • Greek drama.
  • Greek poetry.
  • Herodotus.
  • Sophocles.


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