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Robert L. Volz papers (M181)

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Title:
Robert L. Volz papers
Creator:
Volz, Robert L.
ID:
M181
Date [bulk]:
Bulk, 1966-1970
Date [inclusive]:
1807-1970, undated
Extent:
0.4 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Includes several early versions of the Robert Volz's article "Longfellow in Music," correspondence with other libraries, universities, and researchers, and research materials.
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citations:

Robert L. Volz Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Robert Lawrence Volz was born in Milwaukee, WI on 30 Jan. 1938. He was a librarian for the Special Collections department of Bowdoin College (1965-1970). He was the President of Pejepscot Historical Society of Brunswick, ME from 1968-1970. He also served as a librarian of the archives collection at Northwestern University (1963-1965), University of Rochester (1970-1977) and Williams College (1977-). He is a resident of Williamstown, MA.

The Robert L. Volz Papers are mainly comprised of manuscripts and correspondence pertaining to the article "Longfellow in Music," (1969) written by Volz, in conjunction with Richard Arnell. The material contained within the collection includes: several early, unpublished versions of the article, correspondence with other libraries, universities, and researchers, as well as a variety of other research materials. Also included in the collection are speeches given by Mr. Volz, as well as other miscellanea.

"Longfellow & Music": Article for the "Emerson Quarterly"

Box 1 Folder 1

"Longfellow & Music": Correspondence, 1967-1969

Box 1 Folder 2

"Longfellow & Music": Blockley notes and correspondence

Box 1 Folder 3

"Longfellow & Music": Notes by Richard Arnell

Box 1 Folder 4

"Longfellow & Music": "Old Bull"

Box 1 Folder 5

"Longfellow & Music": References to musical settings

Box 1 Folder 6

"Longfellow & Music": References to H.W.L.

Box 1 Folder 7

"Longfellow & Music": Exhibit loan to Hofstra University

Box 1 Folder 8

Article for Bowdoin Alumnus, 1966

Box 1 Folder 9

Article for manuscripts on Hawthorne, 1966

Box 1 Folder 10

Speech before A.A.U.W., 1966

Box 1 Folder 11

Speech for Bowdoin Club of Portland, July 12, 1967

Box 1 Folder 12

Speech for Chapel Forum, Jan. 6, 1967

Box 1 Folder 13

Speech beffore Colonial Dames, Nov. 19, 1968

Box 1 Folder 14

Correspondence, 1970

Box 1 Folder 15

Miscellaneous addresses + articles

Box 1 Folder 16
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