Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Title
Arlo Bates Papers,1827-1977
ID
M9
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1870-1911
Date [inclusive]
1827-1977
Extent
10.5 linear feet.
Language

Preferred Citation

Arlo Bates Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.


Biographical/Historical Note

Arlo Bates (1850-1918), a member of Bowdoin College's Class of 1876, was an author, editor, and university professor. He edited the newsletter of the Young Men's Republican Committee of Massachusetts (1878-80) and the Boston Sunday Courier (1880-1893), then became professor of English at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, teaching there until his death in 1918.

Professor Bates was a prolific writer, publishing poems, essays and books throughout his career, among them The Torch Bearers, written for the 1894 centennial of Bowdoin College.

His 1882 marriage to Harriet L. Vose lasted until her death in 1886; they had one son, Oric.


Scope and Content

Collection includes Arlo Bates' literary drafts, short stories, plays, essays and poems; photographs of Bates and members of his family; correspondence (1829-1977, bulk 1870-1911); lecture notes and class material from M.I.T.; newsclippings and reviews; financial records, primarily concerning his publications; and other records.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.


Related Materials

Related Materials:

Arlo Bates' scrapbooks from his days as a Bowdoin College student (Class of 1876) are preserved in the College Archives, Student Journals, Letters, and Scrapbooks (1.3.3 Volume-Folio 182-183).


Collection Inventory

M9.1: Writings 

Series Description:

Contains essays, works of fiction, poems, plays, and book manuscripts dating from 1873-1913. This series also contains works of fiction by Arlo's wife, Harriet Bates, under the name Elanor Putnam.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

M9.1.1: Essays 

Box Folder
1 1-3

"A Bookworm's Waymarks" (working copy) 

1 4

"A Chance For A Multi-Millionaire" 

1 5

"Anglo-Saxon Natural Science" 

1 6

"Bohemia Fuit" (working copy) 

1 7

"Contemporary Literature" 

1 8

"Conversation" 

1 9-16

"Divers and Sundry" (working copy) 

1 17

"English Guests and American Hospitality" 

1 18-19

"Everyday Use of the Imagination" June 26, 1899 

1 20

"F. Seymour Haden and Engraving" 

1 21

"General Consciousness" 

1 22

"Girolamo Savonarola" 

1 23-27

"Grammar School English" 

1 28

"Idiom" 

1 29

"Inter-Lecture. Wit and Humor.- Pope, Prior, and Thompson." 

1 30

"Landscape in Literature" 

1 31

"Limitations and Compromises" 

1 32

"Literary Modes" 

1 33

"Modern Writers and Fame" (working copy) #III. One in a series of essays regarding modern literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald and other periodicals in 1901 

1 34

"Of Phrases and Phrase-Making" (working copy) 

1 35

"Origin of Poetry" (working copy) 

1 36

"Poetry Today" (working copy) # VI. One in a series of essays regarding modern literature. Appearing in the Chicago Record-Herald and other periodicals in 1901. 

1 37

"Samual Johnson His Dictionary" 

1 38

"Scientific Material in Poetry" (working copy) 

1 39

"Simple Simon" and "Fishing" (working copies) 

1 40

"Taking the Initiative" (working copy) 

1 41

"Teaching and Scholarship" (working copy) 

1 42

"The Art of Thinking" (working copy) 

1 43

"The Cadmean Spell"-A compilation of a series of essays appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & other periodicals in 1901 

1 44

"The Central Idea of the Nineteenth Century" (working copy) 

1 45

"The Conditions of Art" (working copy) 

1 46

"The Contributors' Club" 

1 47

"The Editor", Typescript- Notes and working copies regarding Dialogues, regarding the character of. Possibly appearing in a column called "Opposite of the Old South" from the Boston Courier c.1892 

1 48-49

"The Fall of Campanile" (working copy) 

1 50

"The Fetish of Precedent" (working copy) 

1 51

"The Flood of Books" 

1 52

"The Life of the Poet by His Self" [autobiographical essay] 

1 53

"The Logic of Punctuation" (working copy) 

1 54

"The Order for the Burial of the Dead" 

1 55

"The Psychological Novel appearing in The Reader's Study" 

1 56

"The Scale of Values (working copy)" 

1 57

"The Special Hypotheses (working copy)" 

1 58

"The Study of English (working copy)" 

1 59

"The Teacher of English" May 2, 1908 (working copy) 

1 60

"The Use of Education (working copy)" 

1 61

"Why John Does Not Marry" (working copy) 

1 62

"Youthful Theology" (working copy) 

M9.1.2: Fiction 

Box Folder
1 63-70

"A Dozen and One Days" (working copy) 

1 71

"About Ted Russell" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] 

1 72

"An Excentricity of Conscience" 

1 73

["An Opium Hell"?] (working copy) April 22, 1874 

1 74

Arlo Bates Writings in Magazines 

1 75-80

["Au Revoir" ?] (working copy) 

1 81-84

"Cate' Corners" (working copy) 

1 85-87

"Currents and Counter-Currents" by Eleanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] (working copy) 

2 1-3

"Currents and Counter-Currents" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] (working copy) 

2 4

Elanor Putnam Writings in Magazines 

2 5

"February" December 12, 1903 (working copy) 

2 6

"Gipsy George" 

2 7

"Her Sense of Honor" (working copy) 

2 8

"A Dream Hell" 

2 9

"A Modern Fairy Tale" 

2 10

"A Parlor Match" 

2 11

"A Parlor Match" 

2 12

"A Passion Symphony" 

2 13

"A Scientific Wooing" 

2 14

"A Scientific Wooing" 

2 15

"A Talk on Stage Art" 

2 16

"A Were-Wolf" 

2 17

"An Intermezzo Fantastico" 

2 18

"Bopeep" 

2 19

"Crystal's Crystal" 

2 20

"Dolly's Hand Organ" 

2 21

Story of Girolamo and Savonarola 

2 22

"Good Luck Cabin" 

2 23

"Herclic 1001" 

2 24

"Horse and Rider" 

2 25

"If, Yes, and Perhaps" Cover-pp.25 

2 26

"If, Yes, and Perhaps" pp.26-50 

2 27

"If, Yes, and Perhaps" pp.51-75 

2 28

"If, Yes, and Perhaps" pp.76-98 

2 29

"In a Horse-Car" 

2 30

"In the Dread Account" pp.Cover-24 

2 31

"In the Dread Account" pp.25-52 

2 32

"In the Dread Account" pp.53-72 

2 33

"Jealousy" 

2 34

"Johann Schmidt and Johann Schmidt" 

2 35

"Life's Cate' Corners" 

2 36

"Miss Holt's Vacation" 

2 37

"Morning, Noon, and Night" 

2 38

"N.G. an O.P." Book III October 1875 

2 39

"N.G. an O.P." Book IV February, 1876 

2 40

["Nurse Grisenwalda in Olla Podrida"?] August 5, 1873 

2 41

"Old Salem" Manuscript Materials by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] 

2 42

"Old Salem" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] pp.Cover-24 

2 43

"Old Salem" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] pp.25-64 

2 44

"Old Salem" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] pp.65-96 

2 45

"Old Salem" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] pp.97-112 

2 46

"Old Salem" by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] pp.113-120 

2 47

"Olive Green, Tailoress" Part I appearing in the Boston Courier September 9, 1888 

2 48

"Olive Green, Tailoress" Part II appearing in the Boston Courier September 16, 1888 

2 49

"Opposite the Old South" (fragment) 

2 50

"Opposite the Old South" c.1892 Folder I 

2 51

"Opposite the Old South" c.1892 Folder II 

2 52

"Scrapples" 

2 53

"Stories Told to Grown-up Children" 1909 

2 54

"The Boy and the Toy Friend Glibbertigibbet" (unfinished workign copy) 

2 55

"The Fly" 

2 56

"The Glen O' The Deed" 

2 57

"The Log of the Norna" 1903 (working copy) First half 

2 58

"The Log of the Norna" 1903 (working copy) Second half 

2 59

"The Pasha's Gift", notes regarding 

2 60

"The Picture House" 

2 61

"The Rules of the Game" appearing in The Ohio Educational Monthly January 1902 

2 62

"The Ties of Blood" pp1-22 (working copy) 

2 63

"The Ties of Blood" pp23-42 (working copy) 

2 64

"The Ties of Blood" pp43-62 (working copy) 

2 65

"The Ties of Blood" pp63-82 (working copy) 

2 66

"The Ties of Blood" pp83-105 (working copy) 

2 67

["The Whirling Hole"?] ppCover-14 (working copy) 

2 68

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp15-22 (working copy) 

2 69

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp22-25 (working copy) 

2 70

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp26-46 (working copy) 

2 71

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp47-56 (working copy) 

2 72

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp57-66 (working copy) 

2 73

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp67-73 (working copy) 

2 74

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp74-93 (working copy) 

2 75

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp94-113 (working copy) 

2 76

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp114-133 (working copy) 

2 77

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp134-153 (working copy) 

2 78

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp154-173 (working copy) 

2 79

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp174-183 (working copy) 

2 80

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp184-200 (working copy) 

2 81

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp201-211 (working copy) 

2 82

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp212-224 (working copy) 

2 83

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp225-239 (working copy) 

2 84

["The Whirling Hole"?] pp240-End (working copy) 

2 85

"Tim Calligan's Grave Money" (working copy) 

2 86

"V.V. to V.7." Book I Manuscript Notes October, 1876 

2 87

"V.V. to V.7." Book II Manuscript Notes October, 1876 

2 88

"V.V. to V.7." Book III Manuscript Notes October, 1876 

2 89

"V.V. to V.7." Book IV Manuscript Notes October, 1876 

2 90

"V.V. to V.7." Book V Manuscript Notes October, 1876 

2 91

Various Short Stories and Writigns, Typescript 

2 92

Various Short Stories, Typescript 

2 93

"Weird Willie" 

2 94

Works by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] 

M9.1.3: Plays 

Box Folder
2 95

"A Business Meeting" appearing in Baker's Edition of Plays 1905- 4 copies 

2 96

"A Christmas Puzzle" (working copy) 

2 97

"A Gentle Jury" appearing in Baker's Edition of Plays 1897- 1 copy 

2 98

"A Mother's Meeting" appearing in Baker's Edidtion of Plays 1904- 5 copies 

2 99

"An Exile's Epigrams" by B. W. Saizanovich (?) (working copy) 

2 100

"An Interrupted Proposal" appearing in Baker's Edition of Plays 1901- 1 copy 

2 101

"Gargaree" Act I (working copy) 

2 102

"Gargaree" Act II (working copy) 

2 103

"Gargaree" Act III (working copy) 

2 104

"Her Deaf Ear" appearing in Baker's Edition of Plays 1907- 2 copies 

2 105

"Love in a Cloud" Act I (working copy) 

2 106

"Love in a Cloud" Act II (working copy) 

2 107

"Love in a Cloud" Act III (working copy) 

2 108

"Love in a Cloud" Act IV (working copy) 

2 109

"Old Gobbegain" 

2 110

"St. George and the Dragon" 

2 111

"The Gift" (working copy) 

2 112

"The Twins" (working copy) 

M9.1.4: Poems 

Box Folder
2 113

"A Thought of God" 

2 114

"A Wish At Sea" June 18, 1908 (working copy) 

2 115

"An August Night" 

2 116

"Aphrodite" Dec. 1905 (working copy) 

2 117

"Apollo" (3, 4, 5, & 6) 1896-1897 (working copy pp. 3-6) 

2 118

"A collection of short poems titled "At the Court of King Clovis" cover, dedication, table of contents (working copy) 

2 119

"A collection of short poems titled "At the Court of King Clovis" pp.1-20 (working copy) 

2 120

"A collection of short poems titled "At the Court of King Clovis" pp.21-40 (working copy) 

2 121

"A collection of short poems titled "At the Court of King Clovis" pp.41-61 (working copy) 

2 122

"Belated Sonnets" collection of sonnets "Hidden Beauty", "Destiny", "Do You Not Hear the Sea?", "The Hemlock of Socrates", "A Pharisee Speaks", "Odin's Grave", "To a Woman", "In Extemis" 

2 123

"England's Triumph" May 20, 1900 (working copy) 

2 124

"Epitaphs" 1876 

2 125

"Epithalamium" 1913 (working copy) 

2 126

"In After Years (Sonnets In Shadow)" (working copy) 

2 127

"Khalil Allah" 

2 128

Poems by Arlo Bates 

2 129

Poems in progress 

2 130

Poems taken from a binder 

2 131

"Requiem" April 31, 1915 (working copy) 

2 132

"Song" June 11, 1900 (working copy) 

2 133

"Sonnets in Shadow" (working copy) 

2 134

"Sonnets in Shadow" (working copy) 

2 135

"The Battle of New Orleans January 8, 1815" undated (working copy) 

2 136

"The Battle of New Orleans January 8, 1815" undated (working copy) 

2 137

"The Beginning and Ending" (working copy with additional corrections) 

2 138

"The Death of the Black Earl" (working copy) 

2 139

"The Nereid's Lullaby" October 7 1895 & May 11, 1902 (working copy) 

2 140

"The Old Wife's Song" September 6, 1899 & July 12, 1899 (working copy) 

2 141

"The X-Day Club" (working copy) 

2 142

"To A L-dy Growing Old" March 7, 1907 

2 143

"To a Woman" March 29, 1917 (working copy) 

2 144

Unidentified collection of poems-incomplete-"The Confession", "The Dream", "The Rose and the Falcon", "To a Faded Rose", "Fulfilled Desire","The Lyric", "Poetry and Prose", "The Monarch", "For a Crematory", "An Answer", "The Lyre", "The Poet", "Poverty", "For You" (working copies) 

M9.1.5: Unfinished/Untitled 

Box Folder
3 1

Clippings: Untitled 

3 2

Manuscript of an Untitled Short Story Sept 13, 1902 

3 3

Manuscript- Unfinished and Untitled Short Story 

3 4

Miscellaneous- Unfinished and Untitled Short Story 

3 5

Typescript- Untitled Segments of an Untitled Essay 

3 6

Typescript- Untitled Segment of an Untitled Essay 

3 7

Untitled Fragment of an Essay 

3 8

Typescript- Untitled Segments of an Untitled Story 

3 9

Typescript- Unfinished, untitled work with notes 


M9.2: Correspondence 

Series Description:

A mix of both personal and professional correspondence both written and received by Arlo Bates, much concerning his writing and publishing; also includes letters written throughout 1902 when he traveled extensively,

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
3 10

1829-1869 

3 11

1870-1877 

3 12

1879 

3 13

1880-1884 

3 14

1885 

3 15

1886 

3 16

1887 

3 17

1888 

3 18

1889 

3 19

1890 

3 20

1891 

3 21

1892-1893 

3 22

1894 

3 23

1895 

3 24

1896-1897 

3 25

1898-1899 

3 26

1900 

3 27

1902Jan1-1902Jul11 

3 28

1902Jul12-1902Dec31 

3 29

1903-1909 

3 30

1910-1919 

3 31

1930 

3 32

miscellaneous covers 

3 33

miscellaneous covers 

3 34

undated 

3 35

undated 

3 36

undated 

M9.3: Lecture Notes, n.d. 

Series Description:

Contains lecture notes for courses titled, "XVIII Century Literature (I and II)," "Renaissance," "Contemporary Libterature," "XIX Century Literature (I and II)," "Early English (I and II)," and "Aesthetics." Untitled lecture notes also included.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
3 37

M.I.T. Teaching Materials 

XVIII Century Literature 

Box Folder
3

"XVIII Century Literature": 

3 38

Dr. Samuel Johnson 

3 39

James Boswell 

3 40

William Collins 

3 41

Oliver Goldsmith 

3 42

William Cowper 

3 43

Matthew Prior and John Gay 

3 44

Richard Brinsley Sheridan 

3 45

Junius [pseu. Sir Phillip Francis] and Edmund Burke 

3 46

Edward Gibbon and Hume 

3 47

Edmund Burke 

3 48

Sir Joshua Reynolds 

3 49

George Crabble 

3 50

Summary 

3 51

Review 

3 52

"XVIII Century Literature I": Original Cover 

3 53

Introduction to XVIII Literature 

3 54

Samuel Pepys 

3 55

Samuel Butler and John Bunyan 

3 56

John Milton 

3 57

John Dryden I 

3 58

John Dryden II 

3 59

Comic Dramatics 

3 60

Time of Queen Anne 

3 61

Richard Steele 

3 62

Joseph Addison 

3 63

Dean and Jonathan Swift 

3 64

Alexander Pope I 

3 65

Alexander Pope II 

3 66

Alexander Pope- introduction 

3 67

Daniel Defoe I 

4 1

Daniel Defoe II 

4 2

Samuel Richardson 

4 3

Henry Fielding 

4 4

Laurence Sterne 

4 5-8

The English Novel 

XVIII Century Literature II 

Box Folder
4 9

Original Cover 

4 10

Syllabi 

4 11

Romantic Movement 

4 12

Thomas Gray 

4 13

Johnson's Dictionary 

4 14

Johnson II 

4 15

The Literary Club 

XIX Century Literature I 

Box Folder
4 16

Original Cover 

4 17

Introduction 

4 18

French Revolution 

4 19

William Blake 

4 20

Robert Burns 

4 21

Robert Southey 

4 22

Samuel Coleridge 

4 23

William Wordsworth I 

4 24

William Wordsworth II 

4 25

Thomas De Quincey 

4 26

Charles Lamb 

4 27

The English Novel 

4 28

Sir Walter Scott 

4 29

George Byron 

XIX Century Literature II 

Box Folder
4 30

Original Cover 

4 31

Thomas Moore and Thomas Campbell 

4 32

Percy Shelley 

4 33

John Keats 

4 34

Thomas Carlyle 

4 35

John Ruskin 

4 36

Leigh Hunt, Walter Savage Lander, Sydney Smith 

4 37

Jane Austin 

4 38

Thomas Macauley 

4 39

Thomas Hood 

4 40

Edgar Allen Poe 

4 41

Charles Dickens 

4 42

William Thackery 

4 43

Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper 

4 44

William Cullen Bryant 

4 45

Elizabeth Browning 

4 46

Nathaniel Hawthorne 

4 47

Ralph Waldo Emerson 

4 48

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

4 49

John Greenleaf Whittier 

4 50

Charlotte Bronte 

4 51

Edward Lytton, Benjamin Disraeli 

4 52

Robert Browning 

4 53-54

Alfred Tennyson 

4 55

Elizabeth Browning, George Eliot 

4 56

Summary 

Advanced English II 

Box Folder
4 57-58

Advanced English II 

Aesthetics 

Box Folder
4 59

Original Cover 

4 60

Introduction (I) 

4 61

Outlines 

4 62

II, IIa, IIb 

4 63

II- Elements 

4 64

III- Beauty 

4 65

IV- Beauty and VI Beauty I 

4 66

V- Beauty II 

4 67

Impersonality 

4 68

III- Technique 

4 69

II and part of I 

4 70

VI- Art II 

4 71

VIII- Art III 

4 72

VIIII- Art IV 

4 73

Finale 

4 74

XIII- Imagination 

5 1

Poetry 

5 2

Painting 

5 3

II- Introduction to the Graphic Arts 

5 4

Painting II 

5 5

II- Painting I 

5 6

Painting (How to study pictures) 

5 7

Sculpture 

5 8

Music 

5 9

Drama 

5 10

Architecture 

5 11

III- Sculpture 

5 12

Architecture? 

5 13

Printed Matter: A Study of Aesthetics 

5 14

Miscellaneous Aesthetics 

5 15

Manuscrpit/Typed, notes and materialsregarding lectures presented at Richmond College November 1903. Lecture's theme: "Practical Aesthetics" 

Contemporary Literature 

Box Folder
5 16

Original Cover 

5 17

Introduction 

5 18

Verse Forms 

5 19

William Morris 

5 20

Francis Parkman 

5 21

William Dean Howells 

5 22-23

Minor Novelists 

5 24

Women Novelists 

5 25

Minor Poets (English) 

5 26

Minor Poets (American) 

5 27

Women Poets 

5 28

Henry James 

5 29

Short Story Writers 

5 30

Critics 

5 31

The Country Story 

5 32

Scientific Thought 

5 33

Summary 

Contemporary Literature (Added XIX Century) 

Box Folder
5 34

Original Cover 

5 35

George Elliot 

5 36

James Russell Lowell 

5 37

Oliver Wendall Holmes 

5 38

Dante Gabriel Rossetti 

5 39

Algernon Charles Swinburne 

5 40

Thomas Hardy 

5 41

George Meredith 

5 42

Robert Louis Stevenson 

5 43

Rudyard Kipling 

5 44

Matthew Arnold 

5 45

Walt Whitman 

5 46

Thomas Bailey Aldrich 

Early English I 

Box Folder
5 47

Original Cover 

5 48

The Beginnings- The Gaels 

5 49

The Cymbry 

5 50

The Anglo Saxons 

5 51

Beowulf 

5 52

Syllabus and Ephemera 

5 53

Christianity 

5 54

Other Saxon Poems 

5 55

The Beginnings 

5 56

Celtic and Teutonic Elements 

5 57

Latin Writers 

5 58

Caedmon 

5 59

Cynewulf 

5 60

Cynewulf II 

5 61

Northumbria.---Latin Literature 

5 62

King Alfred 

5 63

The Conquest and After 

5 64

Langland and Gower 

5 65

Sir John Maundeville 

5 66

Sir Gawayn and the Green Knight 

5 67

XIV Century 

Early English II 

Box Folder
5 68

Original Cover 

5 69

The Tempest 

5 70

Thesis 

5 71

Antony and Cleopatra 

5 72

From Alfred to Chaucer 

5 73

Beowulf 

5 74

Marlowe 

5 75

Shakespeare I 

5 76

Shakespeare II 

5 77

Macbeth(including printed copy of Macbeth) 

5 78

Julius Caeser (a printed copy of the play) 

5 79

Merchant of Venice (a printed copy of the play) 

5 80

A Midsummer Night's Dream 

5 81

Minor Dramatists 

5 82

Ballads 

5 83

Spenser 

5 84

Raleigh 

6 1

Bacon 

6 2

Milton 

6 3

Summary 

6 4

American Literature of the XVII Century 

6 5

Song Writers 

6 6

Original Cover 

6 7

Syllabi and Ephemera 

6 8

Paston Letters 

6 9

Caxton 

6 10

The New Learning 

6 11

Sir Thomas Moore 

6 12

The Reformation 

6 13

Wyatt and Surrey 

6 14

The Growth of Dramatic Art 

6 15

Interludes and Comedies 

6 16

John Lyly 

6 17

Sir Philip Sydney 

6 18

Edmund Spenser 

6 19

Shakespeare 1 

6 20

Lady Macbeth 

6 21

Shakespeare (The Artist) 

6 22

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher 

6 23

Ben Johnson 

6 24

Miracle Plays 

6 25

Summary 

6 26

"English 12" Assignment regarding the Gettysburg Address- Nov. 18, 1897 

Renaissance 

Box Folder
6 27

Original Cover 

6 28

The Middle Ages 

6 29

Dante 

6 30

Petraca and Boccaccio 

6 31

Revival of Learning 

6 32

The Medici 

6 33

Lorenzo de Medici 

6 34

Da Vinci 

6 35

Michaelangelo 

6 36

Raphael 

6 37

Titian 

6 38

The New Learning 

Untitled Course 

Box Folder
6 39

III Swift 

6 40

IV Pope 

6 41

V Defoe 

6 42

VI Samuel Johnson 

6 43

VII Richardson and Fielding 

6 44

IX Goldsmith and Sterne 

6 45

XI Summary for Intermediate 

6 46

VII Burns 

6 47

VII Wordsworth 

6 48

VIII Coleridge 

6 49

VIII Lamb and DeQuincey 

6 50

IX Scott 

6 51

XXI English Women in Literature 

6 52

X Shelley and Keats 

6 53

XIV Byron 

6 54

XI Macaulay 

6 55

XII Carlyle and Ruskin 

6 56

XIV Thackery 

6 57

XIII Dickens 

6 58

XXI Poe 

6 59

Emerson 

6 60

XXIV Hawthorne 

6 61

XXV Longfellow and Whittier 

6 62

XV Browning 

6 63

XV Tennyson 

6 64

The Restoration 

6 65

John Dryden 

6 66

Addison and Steele 

6 67

Last Lacture- Summary 

6 68

Chaucer 

6 69

Chaucer II 

6 70

The New Learning 

6 71

Shakespearen Stage 


M9.4: Clippings, Reviews, etc., 1881-1918, n.d. 

Series Description:

Includes scrapbook clippings regarding Bates, family obituaries, reviews of Bates' writings and published poems, essays. Also includes writings by Elanor Putnam (Harriet Bates).

Arrangement:

Arrange by type of document.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
6 72

Review- "The Philistines" 

6 73

Review- "Patty's Perversities" 

6 74

"A Dream" by George Moorhead Gray 

6 75

"A North End Rosalind" by George Moorhead Gray 

6 76

"Author and Address" 

6 77

"Lisa's Sacrafice" by G. M. Gray 

6 78

"Tom's Novel" by John Penniman 

6 79

Reviews- "The Diary of a Saint" 

6 80

Reviews- "A Madcap Cruise" 

6 81

Reviews- "The Pagans" 

6 82

Essays by Arlo Bates 

6 83

Essays by Arlo Bates 

6 84

Found with the work "Cate's Corner" 

6 85

Regarding "Everyday use of the Imagination" June 26, 1899 

6 86

Regarding "Lay Sermons" 

6 87

Research regarding a series of essays regarding Modern Liberature. Essays appeared in The Chicago Record-Herald & other periodicals in 1901 

6 88

Found with the work "The Pasha's Gift" 

6 89

Pertaining to "Samuel Johnson his Dictionary" 

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Stories, clippings of (1880-1885, undated) 


M9.5: Financial Records, 1862-1938 

Series Description:

Contains accounts, copyright documents, book contracts, and many miscellaneous documents and ledgers.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by type of document.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
6 90

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1893-1894 

6 91

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1895 

6 92

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1896 

6 93

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1897-1898 

6 94

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1899 

6 95

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1900 

6 96

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1901-1902 

6 97

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1903 

6 98

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1904-1905 

6 99

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1906-1907 

7 1

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1908-1909 

7 2

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1910-1911 

7 3

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1912-1913 

7 4

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1914-1915 

7 5

Book Account Receipts; On hand, sold, etc. 1916-1938 

7 6

Miscellaneous Ledger 1862 

7 7

Miscellaneous Receipts 1937-1939 

7 8

Publisher Contracts 1881-1890 

7 9

Publisher Contracts 1891-1898 

7 10

Publisher Contracts 1899-1908 

7 11

Copyright Receipts; 1882-1889 

7 12

Working Financial Lists 1877-1879? 


M9.6: Notes, Music and Art, Misc. Ephemera, etc., 1874-1903, n.d. 

Series Description:

Contains notes on a variety of topics, unfinished or untitled stories, poems and essays, scrapbook materials, family papers, music, art work, and commonplace books.

Arrangement:

Alphabetically by document type.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
7 13

Belcour Acts I-V, Typescript 

7 14

Book of Miscellaneous Notes 

7 15

Commonplace Book 

7 16

Commonplace Book 

7 17

Commonplace Book "Howlers" 

7 18

Commonplace Book- "Note Book" I January 1878 

7 19

Commonplace Book- Studies for Stories Book III June 1880 

7 20

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" III November, 1875 

7 21

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" IV September, 1876 

7 22

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" V June, 1877 

7 23

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" VI June, 1877 

7 24

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" VII November, 1877 

7 25

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" VIII June, 1878 

7 26

Commonplace Book- "Waste Book" XIII 1882 

7 27

Commonplace Books 

7 28

Commonplace Books 

7 29

Fiorina- A Drama in Four Acts Typescript 

7 30

Fiorina- Edited Typescript 

7 31

Fragmented notes pertaining to whims 

7 32

Literature Notes 

7 33

Manuscript- "J.K.'s W.T.W.B.C. Conversation" 1874, 1875, 1879 

7 34

Manuscript- "Kang Verses" 

7 35

Manuscript unfinished notes regarding the "Story of St. [Anna Lane?]- 125" 

7 36

Manuscript/Typescript Notes- Regarding a series of Essays regarding modern literature- Essays Appeared in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals in 1901. 

7 37

Manuscript/Typescript- notes regarding an essay on Ethics, Morals, and Religion Possibly from "Law Sermons" Folder I 

7 38

Manuscript/Typescript- notes regarding an essay on Ethics, Morals, and Religion Possibly from "Lay Sermons" Folder II 

7 39

Manuscript/Typerscipt- notes regarding an essay on Ethnics, Morals, and Religion Possibly from "Lay Sermons" Folder III 

7 40

Manuscript- notes regarding an essay on Ethnics, Morals, and Religion Possibly from "Lay Sermons" Folder IV 

7 41

Manuscript/Typescript- Notes regarding The "Lee Set" 

7 42

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 43

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 44

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 45

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 46

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 47

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 48

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 49

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 50

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 51

Miscellaneous Notes 

7 52

Miscelleanous Notes 

7 53

Miscelleanous Notes and Short Rhymes 

7 54

Miscelleanous Scrap Paper, Notes, and Typescripts 

7 55

Miscelleanous Typescript and Notes 

7 56

Notes and Materials Regardign "Cate' Corners" 

7 57

Notes on Poems (Untitled) 

7 58

Notes on Poetry Works in Progress 

7 59

Notes on Puntuation and Grammar 

7 60

Notes on "Samuel Johnson His Dictionary" 

7 61

Notes on the work "Odin" in Progress 

7 62

Notes on works in progress 

7 63

Notes on the work "Vanity Fair" 

7 64

Notes on Mystics and Symbolists 

8 1

Notes Pertaining to "Aunt Ulavia" May 1894 

8 2

Notes Pertaining to "Olive Green" and "Tim Calligan" 

8 3

Notes Pertaining to the Play "Bopeep" 

8 4

Notes Relating to "Freewill" 

8 5

Notes Regarding Authors' uses of "Mind Reading" in Literature 

8 6

Notes Regarding "Everyday Use of the Imagination" June 26, 1899 

8 7

Notes Regarding Equality of Humanity and Social Democracy 

8 8

Notes Regarding February of 1882 Trip to Cuba 

8 9

Notes Regarding "Individuals' Gospels" 

8 10

Notes Regarding "Lay Sermons" Folder I 

8 11

Notes Regarding "Lay Sermons" Folder II 

8 12

Notes Regarding "Lay Sermons" Folder III 

8 13

Notes Regarding "Lay Sermons" Folder IV 

8 14

Notes Regarding "Lay Sermons" Folder V 

8 15

Notes Regarding "Lay Sermons" Folder VI 

8 16

Notes Regarding Materials titled "C. of C. and R. of W." 

8 17

Notes Regarding the Question of Humanity's Superiority Over Animals 

8 18

Notes Titled "Books in the XV Cent." 

8 19

Notes Titled "C. of C." 

8 20

Notes Titled "R. of W." 

8 21

Old Salem Shops, and Envelope, Time and His Servants 

8 22

Plays: Time and His Servants (cover) and the typescripts Comedy Talk, A Quiet Lodging 

8 23

Shorts Stories, not written by Bates 

8 24

The Mystery, the Play 

8 25

Theological Notes (Mortality, gods, Afterlife) 

8 26

Typescript- "Figures For Sword-Dance Artist's Festival 1900" 

8 27

Typescript/Manuscript- Notes and Materials Regarding "In the Dread Account" 

8 28

Typescripts 

8 29

Various Poems and Stories 

8 30

Waste Book, the play Mr. Sutcliff's Friend, empty folder 

8 31

Art Work 

8 32

Art Work 

8 33

Art Work 

8 34

Art Work 

8 35

Art Work 

8 36

Art Work - Engravings - People 

8 37

Art Work - Engravings - Buildings 

8 38

Art Work - Engravings - Scenes 

8 39

Art Work - Engravings - Miscellaneous 

8 40

Art Work- Portraits Removed from Miscellaneous Publications 

8 41

Art Work- "Salem Cupboards" by M. M. Brooks 

8 42

Memorabilia- Keys and Photograph Case 

8 43

Music 

8 44

Music 

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Music 

Box Folder
8 45

Binder 

8 46

Binder 

8 47

Binder 

8 48

Binder that contained miscellaneous art works 

Volume
1

Book of Assorted Notes/Stories 

2

Book of Assorted Quotes 

3

Book of Lullabies 

4

Book of Poem Clippings 

Box Folder
8 49

Cuban Lottery Tickets- Collected in February of 1882 Envelope Containing Tickets 

8 50

Cuban Newspaper Clippings- Gathered in Febuary of 1882 

8 51

"Gangaree" Act I Folder 

8 52

"Gangaree" Act II Folder 

8 53

"Gangaree" Act III Folder 

8 54

Greeting Cards 

Volume-folio
5

Letter Transfer and Address Book 

Volume
6

Nautica Inches address book 

Box Folder
8 55

"Love in a Cloud" Folder 

8 56

Material Relating to the Tavern Club 

8 57

Misc. Cuban Business Cards- Collected in February of 1882 

8 58

Miscellaneous- Found in Binder Titled "Rugby" 

8 59

Miscellaneous Manuscript 

8 60

Miscellaneous Printed 

8 61

Provence- Oric Bates 

8 62

"Report on the Letter from Machias" June 26, 1775 

8 63

"Report on the Letter from Machias", June 26, 1775 Photocopy 

Volume
7

Scrapbook- George Vose Newspaper and Story Clippings 

8

Scrapbook- Newspaper and Story Clippings 

9

Scrapbook- Newspaper and Story Clippings 

10

Scrapbook- Newspaper and Story Clippings 

11

Scrapbook- Newspaper and Story Clippings 

12

Scrapbook- Newspaper and Story Clippings 

Scrapbook- Manuscript and Misc. Clippings 

Box Folder
8 64

Stationary (Blank) 

8 65

Steamship schedule from New York to Havana, Cuba- collected in February of 1882 Train Schedule for Cuba 

8 66

Unknown Book Review 


M9.7: Biographical Materials 

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by document type.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Series Description:

Primarily clippings and ephemera concerning Bates, writing, and family genealogy.

Box Folder
8 67

Arlo Bates - miscellaneous 

8 68

Clippings: "A Cuban Kaleidoscope"- Regarding Travel in Cuba- Appearing in the Boston Courier July 30, 1882 

8 69

Clippings: Bowdoin Orient Vol. IX No. 10 Nov 19, 1879 

8 70

Clippings: From the Bazaar Daily edited by Arlo Bates 

8 71

Clippings: Magazines 

8 72

Clippings: Magazines 

8 73

Clippings: Miscellaneous 

8 74

Clippings: Miscellaneous 

8 75

Clippings: Miscellaneous from the Scrapbook of Arlo Bates 

8 76

Clippings: Obituary for George L. Vose [Father of Harriet Bates] appearing in the Journal of the Association of Engineering Societies Vol. XLVI Feb. 1911 No. 2 

8 77

Clippings: Regarding Arlo Bates and his Relatives 

8 78

Clippings: Regarding Arlo Bates and his Relatives- from the Scrapbook of Arlo Bates 

8 79

Clippings (Removed from Folder Marked "Comedies") 

8 80

Clippings- Scrapbook of clippings regarding Arlo Bates 

8 81

Clippings- Series of essays regarding modern literature- Appreaing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals I. The Chicago Record-Herald June 22, 1901 "The Plethora of Books" 

8 82

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago-Record Herald & Other Periodicals II. The Chicago Record-Herald June 29, 1901 "Modern Writers and Fame" 

8 83

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals III. The Chicago Record-Herald July 6, 1901 "Literature and Gossip" 

8 84

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals IV. The Chicago Record-Herald July 13, 1901 "Common Folk in Fiction" 

8 85

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals V. The Chicago Record-Herald July 20, 1901 "Literary Modes" 

8 86

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago-Record Herald & Other Periodicals VI. The Chicago Record-Herald July 27, 1901 "Poetry To-Day" 

8 87

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals IX. The Chicago Record-Herald August 17, 1901 "The Literature of the Nerves" 

8 88

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals X. Unknown Periodical "Realism and the Art of Fiction" 

8 89

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals XI. The Chicago Record-Herald August 31, 1901 "American Humor" 

8 90

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals XII. Unknown Periodicals "The Song O' Steam" 

8 91

Clippings- Series of Essays Regarding Modern Literature. Appearing in The Chicago Record-Herald & Other Periodicals XIV. The Chicago Record-Herald September 21, 1901 "The Flies in the Madiera" 

8 92

Clippings: Taken from Scrapbook Titled "Analytical Principles and Practical Application of the Expansive Steam Engine" 

8 93

Clippings- "To Matanzas By Rail"- Regarding Travel in Cuba- Appearing in the Boston Courier January 13, 1884 

9 1

Ephemera- Appointment Book 

9 2

Ephemera- Birth Certificate of Natica Inches [Natica Bates- wife of Oric Bates] 

9 3

Ephemera- Early Biographical Material Pertaining to Oric Bates 

9 4

Ephemera- Esperantisto Pamphlets 

9 5

Ephemera- Genealogical Information about Richard Waters 

9 6

Ephemera- Geneology 

9 7

Ephemera- Geaneology 

9 8

Ephemera- Geaneology- George L. Vose 

9 9

Ephemera- Journal of Natural Observations 1884 

9 10

Ephemera- Manuscript- "Family Paper"- Recipes 

9 11

Ephemera- Marriage Certificate of Arlo Bates and Harriet Vose 

9 12

Ephemera- Materials from the Bowdoin Dramatic Organization 

9 13

Ephemera- Materials Relating to Bowdoin College from the Scrap Book of Arlo Bates 

9 14

Ephemera- Miscellaneous Materials Relating to Arlo Bates and Relatives 

9 15

Ephemera- Materials Relating to Proof Copy of Old Salem by Elanor Putnam [Harriet Bates] 

9 16

Ephemera- Pocket Notebook 

9 17

Ephemera- Recipes 


M9.8: Photographs, 1872-1910, undated 

Series Description:

Photographs of Bates, members of his extended family, and friends, many unidentified. There are also pictures of unidentified places.

Arrangement:

Arranged by size.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Box Folder
9 9

Photographs, 1872-1904,undated 

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Photographs, 1909, 1910, undated