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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Frederic Duncalf Papers, 1911-1957



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Duncalf, Frederic, 1882-1963
Title: Duncalf, Frederic, Papers
Dates: 1911-1957
Abstract: Frederic Duncalf, Professor Emeritus of Medieval History, retired from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950 after nearly 40 years in the Department. The papers are concerned with medieval history and pertain to Professor Duncalf’s writing, teaching, and scholarly pursuits.
OCLC No.: 961480535
Extent: 3 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Frederic Duncalf was born on March 23, 1882, in Lancaster Wisconsin. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Beloit College in 1904 and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1909. Duncalf, Professor Emeritus of Medieval History, retired from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950 after nearly 40 years in the Department. During his time at UT, Duncalf served as UT Faculty Committee chairman and helped organize and start Plan II, the first undergraduate honors program among universities in the Southwest.

An acclaimed scholar in the field of the Crusades and Chancellor of the Medieval Academy of America, Duncalf contributed several articles to the first volume of the History of the Crusades, appearing in 1956. He also authored The Story of Civilization, Ancient and Medieval History, and Parallel Source Problems in Medival History, among other books.

Source:

In Memoriam: Frederic Duncalf, University of Texas at Austin Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches, January 5, 2001.

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Scope and Contents

Lecture notes, journals and articles, correspondence, manuscripts, and notecards comprise the Frederic Duncalf Papers, 1911-1957, concerned with medieval history and pertaining to Professor Duncalf’s writing, teaching, and scholarly pursuits.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Duncalf, Frederic, 1882-1963
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin
Subjects
Middle Ages.
Crusades.
Templars.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frederic Duncalf Papers, 1911-1957, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff, October 1992.

Subsequent revisions were made by Jessi Fishman, January 2016.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3N122 Notecards
Book orders
Book orders and pre-Crusades (Byzantines)
Bibliography, "Templar"
Source notes
Crusades
Background information
Origins in East and West
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3N123 Religious Origins
1st Crusade
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3N124 1st Crusade
1st Counter-Crusade
2nd Crusade
3rd Crusade
4th - 6th Crusade
6th and 7th Crusade
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3N125 History course
History 22, Reserve list, letter, outline of course, October 1919, undated
Seminary course
"English Church History", general remarks
Lecture notes
Rise of the 12th Century
Henry III
John and the Church
12th Century Renaissance
Saint Anselm
Anglo-Saxons, Review
Normans and Rise of Papacy
Christianity in the Roman Empire
Feudalism
Saint Francis of Assisi
Boniface, Philip, and Fall of Templars
Monasticism 12th Century, Monastic Reform
Monasticism 12th Century Military Orders
Monasticism 12th Century Renaissance and the Rise of Universities
Ecclesiastical History
11th Century, Dialectical Movement
John Wycliffe
Political Thought, Roman and Patristic
Classical Heritage of the Middle Ages
Patristic Thought, St. Augustine
Transition of 6th and 7th Centuries, Learning
10th and 11th Century, Learning
11th and 12th Century, Learning
General Organization, Church, Innocent III (13th Century)
Education and Textbooks
Origins of Patristic Attitude
Crusading
Classics in the Middle Ages
Effects of Invasions
Gothic Architecture
Scholasticism
Universities
Dante (1265-1321)
Petrarch, Francesco (1304-1374)
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375)
Background, 14th Century
Condottieri
Revival of Learning
Italian Renaissance
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3N126 Revival of Italian Literature
Schoolmasters, 15th Century
Machiavelli
Political Theory
Renaissance History Writing
Renaissance Italian Painting
Renaissance Architecture
Beginning of Printing
Erasmus
German Renaissance
French Renaissance
The Scientific Revolution
Luther
Netherlands
French Renaissance (Beaux Arts)
Reginald Pecock
English Reformation
Correspondence
Postcard and receipt, October 1937, April 1938
Manuscript
Raymond of Toulouse, 1st Crusade, Ch. 1 - 4
Raymond of Toulouse, 1st Crusade, Ch. 5 - 7, Epilogue
Miscellaneous Files
Bibliography and Articles of Professor Gaines Post, University of Wisconsin, April 1932 - 1936
General Instructions, Shepard Home Lift (Elevator)
Installation and Service Instructions, Chrysler Airtemp
Oil Painting, 1911
Research Paper, J. L. Cate, "William Guillame"

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