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Charles H. Foster Papers M246

Title:
Charles H. Foster papers
Creator:
Foster, Charles H., (Charles Howell), 1913-
ID:
M246
Date [inclusive]:
1958-1981
Extent:
0.2 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Primarily correspondence between Charles H. Foster and Herbert Ross Brown and correspondence between Foster and Louis Coxe regarding academics, scholarship, and Bowdoin affairs.
Preferred Citation:

Charles H. Foster Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Charles Howell Foster was graduated from Amherst in 1936, received his A.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, and taught at several colleges and universities including the University of Colorado, Grinnell, and the University of Minnesota. From 1958-1972 he served as an editor of the New England Quarterly. Foster was a visiting professor of English at Bowdoin from 1964-1965. While at the College he edited his grandfather's (Benjamin Browne Foster, Bowdoin Class of 1855) journals, published by the University of Maine at Orono Press in 1975 as Down East Diary.

Consists mainly of correspondence, 1958-1981, between Charles H. Foster and Herbert Ross Brown, and correspondence, 1965-1969, between Foster and Louis Coxe, regarding academics, scholarship, and Bowdoin affairs. Both Brown and Coxe were long-standing Bowdoin English professors.

Correspondence between Foster and Herbert Ross Brown, 1958-1964.

Box 1 Folder 1

Correspondence between Foster and Herbert Ross Brown, 1965-1969.

Box 1 Folder 2

Correspondence between Foster and Herbert Ross Brown, 1970-1973.

Box 1 Folder 3

Correspondence between Foster and Herbert Ross Brown, 1974-1981.

Box 1 Folder 4

Correspondence between Foster and Louis Osborne Coxe, 1965-1969.

Box 1 Folder 5

Letter from Mrs. Louis Osborne Coxe to Mrs. Charles Foster, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 6

Letter from Foster to Richard Harwell, Bowdoin librarian, 1964.

Box 1 Folder 7

Correspondence between Foster and the New England Quarterly, 1969-1981.

Box 1 Folder 8

Note to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foster from "Mary", 1977.

Box 1 Folder 9
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