Ruth Mortimer papers
Scope and Contents
The collection also documents Ruth's professional life, including her creative and scholarly writing, her time working at Harvard, and her time at Smith College. Highlights include Ruth's collection of rare and letterpress book materials, drafts of her writings and speeches, and materials related to the Friends of the Smith College Library.
- 1400 - 1995
- Majority of material found within 1945 - 1994
- Mortimer, Ruth, 1931-1994 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
10.397 linear feet (11 containers)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bowen, E. (1950). Collected impressions. New York: Knopf.
Cameron, K. N. (1973). Romantic rebels: Essays on Shelley and his circle. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Univ. Press.
Chase, M. E. (1950). The plum tree. London: Collins.
---- (1955). The white gate. London: Collins.
Chekhov, A. P., & West, J. (2019). The Three Sisters. Warszawa: Ktoczyta.pl.
Davis, N. Z. (2007). Society and culture in early modern France: Eight essays. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
Dictionary of international biography: A biographical record of contemporary achievement together with a key to the location of the original biographical notes. (1970).
Downer, A. (1987). The Spellkey. New York: Atheneum.
---- (1993). The Books of the Keepers. New York: Atheneum.
---- (2012). Glass salamander. New York: Atheneum.
Drew, E. (1962). Life and art in the novel. Northampton Mass: Smith College.
Driver, O. W. (1952). New England sketches. Manchester, Me: Falmouth Pub. House.
---- (1960). The Bacon-Shakespearean mystery and supplement: The Shakespearean portraits and other addenda. Northampton, Mass.: Kraushar Press.
---- (1964). The Shakespearean portraits and other addenda. Northampton, MA: Metcalf Print. & Pub. Co.
Dunn, E. C. (1946). Pursuit of understanding: Autobiography of an education. New York: Macmillan.
---- (1969). The literature of Shakespeare's England. New York: C. Scribner's Sons.
Eustis, H. (1982). The horizontal man. New York: Penguin Books.
Eyler, E. C. (1979). Early English gardens and garden books. Washington (D.C.: Folger Books.
Foxon, D. F. (January 01, 1953). Some Notes on Agenda Format. The Library, 3, 163-173.
Foxon, D. F., Defoe, D., & Bibliographical Society (Great Britain). (1965). Defoe: A specimen of a catalogue of English verse 1701-1750. London: Bibliographical Society.
Harrower, M., Henle, M., & Koffka, K. (1983). Kurt Koffka: An unwitting self-portrait. Gainesville, Fl: University presses of Florida.
Heywood, E., & Deakins, R. L. (1972). Il moro: Ellis Heywood's dialogue in memory of Thomas More.
Hoeniger, F. D., & Hoeniger, J. F. M. (1979). The development of natural history in Tudor England. Ithaca, New York: Published by the Folger Shakespeare Library.
---- (1979). The growth of natural history in Stuart England: From Gerard to the Royal Society. Washington: The Folger Shakespeare Library.
In Roelker, N. L. (1958). The Paris of Henry of Navarre as Seen by Pierre de l'Estoile: Selections from His Mémoires-Journaux.
Institute of Medieval Canon Law. (2010). Traditio: Studies in ancient and medieval history, thought and religion. New York: Fordham University Press.
Jackson, W. A. (1962). Bibliography and literary studies. Berkeley: School of Librarianship.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. (1956). Reports of the president and the treasurer 1955 and 1956. New York: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
---- (1968). Reports of the president and the treasurer 1967 and 1968. New York: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
---- (1974). Reports of the president and the treasurer. New York: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
---- (1975). Directory of fellows 1925-1974. New York: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Jones, G. (1967). Where the wind blew free: Tales of young westerners. New York: Norton.
Kay, E. (1969). The two thousand women of achievement. London: Kay, Sons and Daughter.
Kinney, A. F., & Lawrence, J. (1973). A new gallery of Tudor and early Stuart rogue literature exposing the lives, times and cozening tricks of the Elizabethan underworld, rogues, vagabonds & sturdy beggars. Barre, Mass: Imprint Society.
L'Engle, M. (1983). And Both Were Young. New York: Delacorte Pr.
---- (1996). A severed wasp. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
---- (2007). Many waters. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux.
Lin, J. C. (1973). Modern Chinese poetry: An introduction. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Maxwell, W. (1955). The writer as illusionist: A speech delivered at Smith College.
Morand, P., & Douglas, A. (1929). Black magic. New York: Viking Press.
Mortimer, R. (November 01, 1956). Dostoevski and the Dream. Modern Philology, 54, 2, 106-116.
Mosel, T., & Macy, G. (1978). Leading lady: The world and theatre of Katharine Cornell. Boston: Little, Brown.
Muchnic, H. (1947). An introduction to Russian literature. New York: Doubleday.
---- (1964). An introduction to Russian literature. New York: Dutton Paperback.
---- (1966). From Gorky to Pasternak: Six writers in Soviet Russia. New York: Vintage Books.
---- (1969). Dostoevsky's English reputation, 1881-1936. New York: Octagon Books.
Necker, C. (1972). Four centuries of cat books: A bibliography, 1570-1970. Metuchen, N.J: The Scarecrow Press.
Plath, S. (2010). Letters home: Correspondence, 1950-1963.
Plath, S., Hughes, T., Dyson, A. E., Ames, L., Newman, C. H., Sexton, A., Alvarez, A.. (1966). The art of Sylvia Plath: Selected poems and essays on her work. Evanston, Ill.
Plath, S., MacCullough, F., & Hughes, T. (1982). The journals of Sylvia Plath. New York: Dial Press.
Plumstead, A. W. (1968). The wall and the garden: Selected Massachusetts election sermons, 1670-1775. Minneapolis: University Press.
Renaissance society of America. (1965). Renaissance news & notes. New York: Renaissance Society of America.
Roelker, N. L. (1968). Queen of Navarre Jeanne d'Albret: 1528-1572. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Royal blue book: Leaders of the English-speaking world. (1969). London: St. James Press.
Sappho, & Groden, S. Q. (1978). The Poems of Sappho. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill.
Schiller, J. G., Goodacre, S. H., & Tenniel, J. (1990). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: An 1865 printing re-described and newly identified as the publisher's "file copy": with a revised and expanded census of the suppressed 1865 "Alice" compiled by Selwyn H. Goodacre. Kingston, N.Y: Battledore.
Sense and Sensibility Collective. (1973). Women and literature, An annotated bibliography of
Shelley, M. W., In Feldman, P. R., & In Scott-Kilvert, D. (2015). The journals of Mary Shelley, 1814-1844: Volume 1.
---- (2015). The journals of Mary Shelley, 1814-1844: Volume 2.
Skarda, P. L. (January 01, 1989). Vampirism and Plagiarism: Byron's Influence and Polidori's Practice. Studies in Romanticism, 28, 2, 249.
Small, C. (1972). Ariel like a Harpy: Shelley, Mary and Frankenstein. London: V. Collancz.
Sotheby & Co. (London, England). (1966). Catalogue of bibliography and books of reference: Including works on illuminated manuscripts, autograph letters, incunabula ... sale catalogues of the 18th to 20th century ... publications of the Bibliographical Society. London: Sotheby & Co.
Tabor, S. (1987). Sylvia Plath: An analytical bibliography. Westport, Conn: Meckler Pub. Corp.
The Arthur and Elizabeth Sclesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College. (1992). Cambridge: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library.
Thomas, E. M. (2015). Reindeer moon. Boston, Mass: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Trollope, A., Dodd, M. E., & Dunn, E. C. (1947). The Trollope Reader. Pp. xxii. 433. Oxford University Press: New York.
Turner, D. H. (1971). Romanesque illuminated manuscripts in the British Museum. Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar: The Trustees of the British Museum.
Vienna 1888-1938: An exhibition at The Houghton Library. (1967). Cambridge, Mass: The Houghton Library.
Walbank, A. (1950). Queens of the circulating library: Selections from Victorian lady novelists, 1850-1900. London: Evans Bros.
Winchester, S. G. (1958). PMLA: Publications of the modern language association of America. New York: Edit. Offices.
Winsor, F. (1963). The space child's Mother Goose. New York, NY: Simon and Schulster.
Women Writers. Cambridge, Mass.: Sense & Sensibility.
Wood, E. N., & Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics, Inc. (2006). Evelyn Wood reading dynamics. Overland Park, Kan: Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics.
Woolf, V. (1929). La promenade au phare. Paris: Librarie Stock.
- Artists' books -- United States
- Book collectors -- Massachusetts -- Northampton
- Books -- Conservation and restoration
- Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character) -- Drama
- Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Drama
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection
- Mortimer, Ruth, 1931-1994
- Smith College
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae
- Smith College -- Faculty
- Smith College -- Students
- Smith College. Mortimer Rare Book Room.
- photographic prints
- Finding Aid to the Ruth Mortimer papers
- Enhanced Finding Aid (Completed)
- Madison White
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- 2020-01-03: Created new collection
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