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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Correspondence, maps, and instructions

Series II: Typescript drafts

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Manuscript of R. John Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rath, Reuben John, 1910-
Title: Manuscript of Reuben John Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia,
Dates: 1814-1815
Abstract: This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, maps, typographical and proofreading instructions in regard to the publication of Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815 and two typed drafts of the monograph.
Identification: MS 310
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Note

R. John Rath, born December 12, 1910, in St. Francis, Kansas, received a Bachelor of Arts in 1932 from the University of Kansas, a Masters of Arts in 1934 from the University of California at Berkeley, and Ph.D. in 1941 from Columbia University. Following army service in 1945, he was named Chief, Division of Documentary Evidence, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, U.S. Zone in Germany, and later, chief of the same division, Austrian mission. He was granted a Social Science Research Council Fellowship in 1937-1938 for research in Austria and Italy and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1956-1957 for research in Italy.

Dr. Rath held teaching assignments at the University of Arkansas, Mississippi State College for Women, University of Georgia, the University of Colorado and the University of Texas as Professor of History before joining the Rice University faculty in 1963. At Rice University he was Chairman of the Department of History and Political Science from 1963 to 1968 and Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of History from 1969 to 1979.

Rath was co-founder and former president of the Conference Group for Central European History of the United States and Canada, former president of the Southwestern Social Science Association, and member and board member of numerous national and international historical associations. He wrote numerous books, articles and book reviews on European history. He also founded and edited the Austrian History Yearbook.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, maps, typographical and proofreading instructions in regard to the publication of Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815 and two typed drafts of the monograph.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged according to drafts, beginning with the earliest draft.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from the Manuscript of R. John Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Places
Lombardy (Italy)--History--1815-1859
Formats
Manuscripts for publication.
Titles
The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815

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Related Material

Additional information about R. John Rath may be found in the R. John Rath information file located in Woodson Research Center. A copy of the published work, The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia 1814-1815, may be found in the Woodson Research Center.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Manuscript of R. John Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815, WRCrath310, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

The papers were received from Dr. Fred Zuber of the Austrian History Yearbook office, April 25, 1980.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Correspondence, maps, and instructions

Box folder
1 1 Correspondence, maps, typographical and proofreading instructions

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Series II: Typescript drafts

Box folder
1 2 Typed draft A, chapters 4-5
Box folder
2 1 Typed draft B, chapters 1-2
2 Typed draft B, chapters 3-4
3 Typed draft B, chapters 5-6
4 Typed draft B, chapters 7-8, bibliography

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