Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Hardin Craig, Jr., Papers, 1934-1972 MS 358



creator Craig, Hardin, Jr.
Title: Hardin Craig, Jr., Papers
Dates: 1934-1972
Abstract: The collection includes the research files of Dr. Hardin Craig, Jr., former Rice history professor. It includes notes on and copies of his A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries Dealing With Military, Naval, and Maritime Affairs, his Ph.D. dissertation, and various other research materials.
Identification: MS 358
Quantity: 1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Sketch

Hardin Craig, Jr. was a history professor at Rice University from 1946-1970 and University Librarian from 1954-1968.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of Prof. Craig's research notes and copies of his A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries Dealing With Military, Naval, and Maritime Affairs (in 4 editions); correspondence related to the work; 2 versions of his Harvard Ph.D. dissertation; and his research materials for a bibliography of books and stories on imaginary wars and fictitious battles (Dorking and others).


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Hardin Craig, Jr. Papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

Craig, Hardin, Jr.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hardin Craig, Jr. Papers, 1934-1972, MS 358, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Collection was a gift of Raemond Craig (Mrs. Hardin Craig, Jr.). Received May, 1982.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Hardin Craig, Jr. works and research

Box Folder
1 1 "American Social History as Seen Through British Eyes," t.s., n.d.
2 "The Forties, 1840-1849. A Study Based on the Accounts of British Travelers," t.s.; paper-History 55; 12-20-34
3 "The Puritan Party Under Elizabeth: A Study of the Biblical Issue," Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard, 1-4-37; t.s.
4 "The Geneva Bible as a Political Document," Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard, 1937; t.s.
5 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...]; original 1st edition, not published (done at Newberry); c. 1960
6 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] with additions and corrections for 2nd edition; 6-11-60
7 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 2nd edition, 7-17-62
8 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 2nd edition with corrections for 3rd edition; c. 1965
9 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 3rd edition enlarged and corrected; 8-4-65
10 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] working copy for corrections and additions for 4th edition; post-1965
11 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] correspondence re: 1st and 2nd editions; 1960-64
12 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 3rd edition book lists and research correspondence; 1963-65
Box Folder
2 1 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 3rd edition research materials and correspondence; 1963-66
2 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 3rd edition reviews and related correspondence; 1965-69
3 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 3rd edition orders and related correspondence; 1965-69
4 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 3rd edition research materials and correspondence; 1965-70
5 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 4th edition research materials and correspondence re: British Military Library and "Military Dictionary;" 1966-69
6 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 4th edition budget and cost related materials; 1970-1972
7 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 4th edition orders and related correspondence; 1970-74
8 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] 4th edition research materials: "A Tentative Bibliography of Spanish and Catalan Nautical Dictionaries;" n.d.
9 [A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries...] miscellaneous correspondence; 1965-66, 1971-72
10 Catalogs and advertisements on military and nautical subjects; c. 1968
11 Dorking bibliography slips, notes, research materials; n.d.
12 Dorking research notes; n.d.
13 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography slips
14 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," interlibrary loans and requests
15 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," research materials
16 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," synopses and notes on books
17 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography cards
18 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography cards
19 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography cards
20 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography cards
21 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography cards
22 "Imaginary Wars and Battles," bibliography cards
Box
oversize: map case drawer Scroll presented to Craig on his retirement from Fondren Library.