Finding-aid for the Louise Bogan Papers (MSS015)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Letter

Proofs for University of Chicago edition of the Works of Goethe

Proofs for the Introduction by Victor Lange:

3 sets of galleys for `Werther' translated by Louise Bogan and Elizabeth Mayer.

2 sets of galleys for `German refugees' translated by Jane Bannard Greene and Heinz Norden.

Includes 2 sets of galleys for `Parable' translated by Alice Raphael.

Includes 4 sets of galleys for `Elective affinities' translated by Louise Bogan and Elizabeth Mayer.

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Descriptive Summary

TitleLouise Bogan Papers
Identification: MSS015

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Biographical Note

I Standard biographical information on Louise Bogan can be found in Twentieth century authors, 1942. In an introductory letter to William Matheson, Louise Bogan explains that translation of the works of Goethe, for which the Manuscript division now has the galley proofs, was not published as originally planned, but that Elective affinities was subsequently published and publication of Werther and Novelle were promised.

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Scope and Contents Note

Accessions: 874

Correspondence, editorial matter, 1950:-Oct. 26, 1967.

Correspondence includes a letter from Louise Bogan to William Matheson. Editorial material includes four sets of preliminary pages for volume one of the Works of Goethe; galley proofs of the sections translated by Louise Bogan and Elizabeth Mayer, Jane Bannard Greene and Heinz Norden, and Alice Raphael - Werther, Elective affinities, German Refugees, and Parable- and the introduction by Victor Lange.

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Restrictions

Rights, terms

Open

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Administrative Information

Sources

Through Barry Karl

Processing

Accessions: 874

April, 1970 &.s.

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Box/folder
1/1.

Letter, (1 p.)

From Louise Bogan to William Matheson concerning the galley proofs of the translated works of Goethe.

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Box/folder
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Proofs for University of Chicago edition of the Works of Goethe, (17 pp.)

Includes 4 sets of preliminary pages for the University of Chicago edition of the Works of Goethe volume 1, 1950; set 1. ts., ms., printed pages includes iii-viii. Number i missing, numerous revisions; set 2 galley proof includes table of contents. Numerous revisions, notations; set 3 ms. pencil layout includes i - viii. Numerous revisions and notations; set 4 printed pages includes pp. i-vii, viii missing. Numerous revisions and notations.

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Box/folder
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Proofs for the Introduction by Victor Lange:,

Includes 4 sets of galley proofs
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Set 1, (9 galleys)
Set 1, uncut page proof, contains table of contents, stamped `Important! This set of proofs must be returned. It contains all queries and marks. Make your correction on this set only.' Light to moderate corrections and printers markings.
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Set 2, (8 galleys)
Uncut page proof with light printers markings.
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Set 3, (8 galleys)
Contains table of contents. Noted `Files' very light printers marking.
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Set 4, (7 galleys)
Contains light to moderate correction and printers marking.

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Box/folder
2/4.

3 sets of galleys for `Werther' translated by Louise Bogan and Elizabeth Mayer.,

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Set 1, (38 galleys)
Noted `C. Schreiber's correction' `O.K. as corrected Louise Bogan' [in Miss Bogan's hand] `O.K. Elizabeth Mayer [in Mrs. Mayer's hand?] moderate to heavy textual revisions, notations concerning choice of words, printers marking.
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Set 2, (38 galleys)
Stamped `Important! This set of proofs must be returned... correction on this set only.' Heavy textual revisions and printers markings. Loose sheets noted `Gals ret'd for marking' and `p. 35 was missing.
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Set 3, (38 galleys)
Noted `Files' no revisions or corrections

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Box/folder
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2 sets of galleys for `German refugees' translated by Jane Bannard Greene and Heinz Norden.,

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Set 1 galleys for `German refugees', (27 galleys)
Noted `Important this set of proofs must be returned... correction on this set only.' Heavy printers markings, light to moderate textual revision.
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Set 2 of galleys for `German refugees', (27 galleys)
Noted `Files' no revisions or printers markings.

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Box/folder
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Includes 2 sets of galleys for `Parable' translated by Alice Raphael.,

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Set 1, (13 galleys)
Noted `Important! This set of proofs must be returned... correction on this set only.' Moderate to heavy printers markings, no textual revisions.
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Set 2 noted `Files' no printers markings or textual revisions., (13 galleys)

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Box/folder
3/7.

Includes 4 sets of galleys for `Elective affinities' translated by Louise Bogan and Elizabeth Mayer.,

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Set 1, (59 galleys)
Noted `Important! this set of proofs must be returned... correction on this set only.' Moderate to heavy printer markings, light to moderate textual revision. Galleys numbered 1-59. This set of galleys is incomplete. Folders 10 - 30 contain galleys numbered 60 - 80 of this translation. These additional galleys however, do not make Elective affinities complete.
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Set 2, (47 galley)
noted `Files' No revision or printers marking. This set is not complete.
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Set 3, (108 galleys)
Includes 9 sets of galleys numbered 52-59, 9 sets of galleys numbered 48-51 respectively of Elective affinities. No revisions or markings.
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Box/folder
4/10 - 30.
Set 4, (220 galleys)
Includes 1 set each of galleys 60 - 80. Each set contains 11 galleys. No revisions or markings.

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