Newberry Library Bulletin: A Chronological List of Articles

Aerial view of the Newberry, 1943.
Aerial view of the Newberry, 1943.

The Newberry Library Bulletin was published irregularly by the Newberry from 1944 to 1979. Articles describe significant aquisitions, topical collections, and institutional history. Below is an index of the articles of this publication, with links to those articles that have been digitized. Contact a Librarian to request copies of articles that have not yet been digitized.  

 Title Pages 

Author

Volume No. Month Year Notes
The Building of Library 3-12 Pargellis, Stanley   1 November 1944  
The Newberry Fellowships in Midwestern Studies 13-15     1 November 1944  
Library Notes 16     1 November 1944  
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees, June 4, 1945 3     2 September 1945 Regarding death of John Augur Holabird; includes photo.
John Holabird, 1886-1945 4-7     2 September 1945   
Romantic America, 1820-1850 9-22 Pargellis, Stanley   2 September 1945   
Francis Fisher Browne 23-36 Lewis, Lloyd   2 September 1945   
Library Notes 37-39     2 September 1945   
Letters of a Pioneer Realist 3-7     3 December 1945  About Joseph Kirkland, Chicago novelist; includes photo.
The Papers of General Judson 8-12     3 December 1945  About William Vorhees Judson; includes photo.
History and Ancestors 13-23 Wolf, Joseph   3 December 1945   
The Hermann Raster Papers 24-29     3 December 1945 Includes photo.
Thomas Conolly 3-10     4 July 1946 Includes photo.
Newberry Fellows in Print 11-15     4 July 1946  Includes photos.
The Newberry Concerts 16-17     4 July 1946  
Information Variegated 18-20     4 July 1946 Variety of questions asked at the reference desk.
Library Notes 21-24     4 July 1946  
A. C. L. Brown, 1869-1946 3-5     5 September 1946  About Arthur Charles Lewis Brown. Includes photo.
One of the Mississippi Bubbles 6-8     5 September 1946  
William A. Kittredge 9-14     5 September 1946  Includes photo.
The Letters of Victor Fremont Lawson 15-28     5 September 1946  Includes photo.
Library Notes 29-32     5 September 1946   
The Letters and Papers of Henry Kitchell Webster 3-14     6 December 1946  Includes photo.
The New Importance of Linguistics 15-18 Nitze, William N.   6 December 1946  Nitze was a fellow of the Newberry Library.
George Burwell Utley 19     6 December 1946  Includes photo.
A Century of Revolutions in England, 1740-1840 20-32 Pargellis, Stanley   6 December 1946   
“The Second Father of the Newberry” 3-18     7 June 1947 About Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford; includes photos of Blatchford, Walter L. Newberry, early Newberry Library construction.
Library Notes 19-24     7

June

1947  
The Papers of Lambert Tree 3-8     8 December 1947 Includes image of portrait.
Challenge to Fatalism 9-15 Pargellis, Stanley   8 December 1947  
Struggles of a Pioneer Midland Authoress 16-21     8 December 1947 About Mary Hartwell Catherwood; includes photo.
Library Notes 22-24     8 December 1947  
The Private Papers of a Foreign Correspondence 1-11   2nd Ser. 1 July 1948 About Edward Price Bell; includes photo.
Rare Italian and American Calligraphica 12-24 Morison, Stanley 2nd Ser. 1 July 1948  
Library Notes 25-28   2nd Ser. 1 July 1948  
Foreword 29 Pargellis, Stanley 2nd Ser. 2 December 1948 About Sherwood Anderson; includes photo.
Anderson: An Advertising Man 30-38 Daugherty, George H. 2nd Ser 2 December 1948  
Anderson: A Personal Note 39-43 Frank, Waldo 2nd Ser 2 December 1948  
The Man and the Memory 44-51 Sergel, Roger 2nd Ser 2 December 1948  
Anderson and the New Puritans 52-63 Pearson, Norman Holmes 2nd Ser 2 December 1948  
The Anderson Papers 64-70   2nd Ser. 2 December 1948  Includes photo.
A Bibliography of Anderson’s Contributions to Periodicals 1914-1946 71-82 Gozzi, Raymond D. 2nd Ser. 2 December 1948  
“Progress” in the Graphic Arts 83-102 Cleland, T. M. 2nd Ser. 3 April 1949 Includes photo of Cleland.
Library Notes 103-109   2nd Ser. 3 April 1949  
Lloyd Lewis 111-113 Stevenson, Adlai E. 2nd Ser. 4 July 1950 Includes photo.
Lloyd Lewis as Historian 114-120   2nd Ser. 4 July 1950  
John Locke’s Correspondence with Esther Masham 121-135 Cranston, Maurice 2nd Ser. 4 July 1950  
Library Notes 136-142   2nd Ser. 4 July 1950  
How I Bought My First Book 143-145 Ayer, Edward E. 2nd Ser. 5 December 1950 Includes photo.
New Light on the “Chicago Writers” 146-157 Sutcliffe, Denham 2nd Ser. 5 December 1950 Includes photo of Floyd Dell.
Willa Cather: The Benjamin D. Hitz Collection 158-160 Brown, E. K. 2nd Ser. 5 December 1950  
Recent Acquisitions in Music 161-162 Borowski, Felix 2nd Ser. 5 December 1950  
Library Notes 163-166   2nd Ser. 5 December 1950  
The William B. Greenlee Collection 167-178 Boxer, C. R. 2nd Ser. 6 May 1951 Includes photo.
Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets 179-181 Aydelotte, W. O. 2nd Ser. 6 May 1951  
Fifty Years After 182-185 Rogers, Bruce 2nd Ser. 6 May 1951  
Library Notes 186-192   2nd Ser. 6 May 1951  
William Morton Payne 193-212 Mosher, Fredric J. 2nd Ser. 7 October 1951 Includes photo.
Edward Killoran Brown 213   2nd Ser. 7 October 1951 Includes photo.
The 36-Line Bible 214-215 Butler, Pierce 2nd Ser. 7 October 1951  
On Binding Rare Books 216-217   2nd Ser. 7 October 1951  
Library Notes 218-222   2nd Ser. 7 October 1951  
Adventures in a Library 223-238 Chinard, Gilbert 2nd Ser. 8 March 1952  
The Spectator 239-241 Bond, Donald F. 2nd Ser. 8 March 1952  
Recent Acquisitions in Music 242-244 Borowski, Felix 2nd Ser. 8 March 1952  
New Books in the Wing Foundation 245-248 Wells, James M. 2nd Ser. 8 March 1952  
Library Notes 249-253   2nd Ser. 8 March 1952  
Nineteenth-Century English Periodicals 255-264 Altick, Richard D. 2nd Ser. 9 May 1952  
The First Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 265-273   2nd Ser. 9 May 1952  
The Baltimore Riots of 1861 274-283 Rapp, Wilhelm 2nd Ser. 9 May 1952  
Library Notes 284-285   2nd Ser. 9 May 1952  
Two Literary Movements: Chicago, 1890-1925 1-24 Duffey, Bernard 2nd Ser. 1 October 1952 Includes image of portrait of Flod Dell; mentions many Chicago figures, clubs, and institutions.
The Second Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 25-29   2nd Ser. 1 October 1952  
The Newberry Library Conference on Indian Studies 30-36   2nd Ser. 1 October 1952  
Library Notes 37-39   2nd Ser. 1 October 1952  
Some New Light on Verini 41-45 Morison, Stanley 2nd Ser. 2 April 1953 About Giovanni Battista Verini; includes illustration of Verini.
A Sidelight on the Frontier Thesis: A New Turner Letter 46-49 Williamson, W. L. 3 2 April 1953  
17th Century French Political Pamphlets 50-56 McIlwaine, Charles H. and John U. Nef 3 2 April 1953 Includes eight inages of various illustrations and photos.
Juveniles Phantasiae 57-60 Smith, Herbert W. 3 2 April 1953 About the writings of Mirus Omnivagus.
Library Notes 61-72   3 2 April 1953  
The Third Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 73-87   3 3 June 1953 Includes photo of Theodore Thomas.
17th Century Italian Books in the Library 88-92 Lievsay, John L. 3 3 June 1953  
William Brooks Greenlee 93   3 3 June 1953 Includes photo of William Brooks Greenlee.
A Note on Jules LaForgue (1860-1887) 94-100 Fowlie, Wallace 3 3 June 1953  
Library Notes 101-108   3 3 June 1953  
The Graham Taylor Collection 109-121 Wade, Louise Carroll 3 4 October 1953 Includes photo of Graham Taylor.
Little Magazines in the Newberry 122-126   3 4 October 1953  
The Fourth Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 127-135   3 4 October 1953  
Library Notes 136   3 4 October 1953  
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees, July 27, 1953 137   3 5 April 1954  
Alfred E. Hamill, 1883-1953 138-147   3 5 April 1954 Includes portrait of Alfred E. Hamill.
The Hamill Calligraphic Collection 148-151   3 5 April 1954  
“Affaires of Egypte” 152-154 Yates, Dora E. 3 5 April 1954 About Alfred Hamill’s small collection of Gypsy books.
Library Notes 155-168   3 5 April 1954 Includes photo of Alfred E. Hamill’s library as well as seven other images.
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees, September 18, 1953 169   3 6 July 1954 Includes photo of Albert Hayes Wetten.
The Arbatsky Collection 170-176   3 6 July 1954  
Some Opportunities for Research in Eighteenth Century Literature 177-188 Hagstrum, Jean H. 3 6 July 1954  
The Second Newberry Conference on English Historical Studies 189-197   3 6 July 1954  
Library Notes 198-200   3 6 July 1954  
A Note on the Fiction Reprint Market in the Early Eighteenth Century 201-205 Mish, Charles C. 3 7 November 1954  
Portuguese Pamphlets 206-215 Moser, Gerald M. 3 7 November 1954  
The Newberry Library Conference on University History 216-224   3 7 November 1954  
Library Notes 225-228   3 7 November 1954  
The Philippine Collection in the Newberry Library 229-236 Phelan, John Leddy 3  8 March 1955  
Nodier at the Newberry 237-241 Oliver, A. Richard 3 8 March 1955  
The Newberry Library Homiliarium 242-243 Cunningham, Maurice P. 3 8 March 1955  

Recent Additions to the Music Collections

244-248 Borowski, Felix 3 8 March 1955 Includes several images.
Library Notes 249-259   3 8 March 1955  
Walter L. Newberry’s Chicago 261-273 Byrne, Archibald 3 9 August 1955 Includes portrait of Julia K. Newberry.
The Sixth Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 274-282   3 9 August 1955  
The First Newberry Library Conference on Hispanic-American Studies 283-290   3 9 August 1955  
Library Notes 291-292   3 9 August 1955  
Will Ransom: A Biographical Portrait 1-9   4 1 November 1955 Includes photo of Will Ransom.

Two 18th Century “First Works”

10-23 Killop, Alan D. M. 4 1 November 1955 Includes two images.
Edward Price Bell: The Journalist as Diplomat 24-27 Fagan, George V. 4 1 November 1955  
Library Notes 28   4 1 November 1955  
The Seventh Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 29-43   4 2 May 1956  
Recent Additions to the Music Collection 44-48 Borowski, Felix 4 2 May 1956  
Library Notes 49-64   4 2 May 1956 Includes eight images
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Newberry Library, July 24, 1956 66   4 3 September 1956 Includes photo of Chalkley Jay Hambleton (1884-1956).
The Newberry Obikhod 67-69 Swan, Alfred J. 4 3 September 1956  
On the Acquisition of Minor English Fiction 1740-1800 70-74 McKillop, Alan D. 4 3 September 1956  
John Jubbes, Advocate of Christian Liberty 75-77 Patrick, J. Max 4 3 September 1956  
Manuscript Acquisitions in 1955 78-83   4 3 September  1956  
A New Publishing Venture 84-87   4 3 September  1956 About the Newberry expanding its publishing activities.
An American and the Renaissance 88-92   4 3 September  1956 Review on the two-volume book by Hans Baron, The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance
Library Notes 93-94   4 3 September 1956  
Milton Among the Book Collectors 97-109 Hanford, James Holly 4 4 December 1956  
Cleopatra’s Infinite Variety 110-113  Patrick, J. Max 4 4 December 1956 A fictional piece based on the Newberry’s exhibit on books, music and art inspired by Cleopatra.
The Second Newberry Library Conference on Hispanic-American Studies 114-125   4 4 December 1956  
Library Notes 126-128   4 4 December 1956  
The Problem of American Indian History 129-138 Pargellis, Stanley 4 5 March 1957  
A Spanish Scribe, a Dutch Miniaturist, and a Flemish Manuscript in the Newberry Library 139-141 Delaisse, L. M. J. 5 March 1957  
Notable Accessions of the Library, 1956 142-164   4 5 March 1957 Includes seven images.
The Problem of National Destiny: A Report of the Eighth Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 165-191   4 6 August 1957 Includes photographs of conference members and image of Hans J. Morgenthau’s conference doodles.
Recent Additions to the Music Collection 192-197 Ohl, John F. 4 6 August 1957  
Library Notes 198-200   4 6 August 1957  
A Letter from the Swan of Lichfield: Introduced and Annotated by James Holly Hanford 201-204   4 7 December 1957 Image of Anna Seward portrait.
Letter from Anna Seward to William Hayley 204-210   4 7 December 1957  
A German-American Library of the Wilhelminische Zeit 211-221 Hawgood, John A. 4 7 December 1957  
The First Newberry Library Conference on French Studies 222-235   4 7 December 1957  
Library Notes 236-237   4 7 December 1957  
A Fake Eighteenth-Century Traveler: Francois Coreal 239-252 Adams, Percy G. 4 8 April 1958  
Notable Accessions of the Library, 1957 253-280   4 8 April 1958 Includes eight images.
The Second Newberry Library Conference on French History 281-301   4 9 July 1958 Includes image of frontispiece of Le Parnasse Francois.
Recent Additions to the Music Collection 302-308 Ohl, John F. 4 9 July 1958  
Library Notes 309-312 4 9 July 1958  
Ubiquitous Critics and the Author 1-13 Herbst, Josephine 5 1 December 1958 About Sherwood Anderson; includes photo.
The Question of “Sambo”: A Report of the Ninth Newberry Conference on American Studies 14-40   5 1 December 1958  
Library Notes 41-44   5 1 December 1958  
Romantic Skylarks 45-54 Hagstrum, Jean H. 5 2 May 1959  
Notable Accessions of the Library, 1958 55-74   5 2 May 1959 Includes eight images.
Library Notes 75-76   5 2 May 1959  
The Prince d’Essling Collection of Sacre Rappresentazioni 77-83 Falconieri, John V. 5 3 August 1959  
Communism and the American Writer: A Report of the Tenth Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 84-116   5 3 August 1959 Includes images of doodles drawn at the conference.
Library  Notes 117-118   5 3 August 1959  
Two Resolutions of the Board of Trustees, October 13, 1959 119   5 4 April 1960 About John P. Wilson and Edward Eagle Brown; includes photos of both.
Recent Additions to the Music Collection 121-129 Ohl, John F. 5 4 April 1960  
Notable Accessions to the Library, 1959 130-156   5 4 April 1960 Includes eight images.
Library Notes 157-158   5 4 April 1960  
The Work of Stanley Morison 159-172   5 5 August 1960  
The Newberry ‘Goetheana’: A Preliminary Report on the Chicago Find 173-186 Bluhm, Heinz 5 5 August 1960  
Everett D. Graff: An Appreciation 187-189   5 6 December 1960 Includes photo of Graff.
The Everett D. Graff Collection in the Newberry Library 190-213 Storm, Colton 5 6 December 1960 Includes eight images.
A Historian Views the Everett D. Graff Collection 214-223 Billington, Ray Allen 5 6 December 1960  
Library Notes 224-226   5 6 December 1960  
Bogies of American Folklore: A Report of the Eleventh Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 227-239 Zanger, Jules 5 7 April 1961  
Notable Accessions to the Library, 1960 240   5 7 April 1961  
Library Notes 266-265   5 7 April 1961  
Senator Yeats, Burke, and Able Men 267-280 Torchiana, Donald T. 5 8 July 1961 Includes photo.
William Hone: Regency Patriot, Parodist, and Pamphleteer 281-294 Sikes, Herschel M. 5 8 July 1961  Includes illustration.
Library Notes 295-298   5 8 July 1961  
Whitman and the Influence of Space on American Literature: A Report of the Twelfth Newberry Library Conference on American Studies 299-314  Zanger, Jules 5 9 December 1961 Includes illustration of Whitman’s unpublished manuscript journal.
On Being Sherwood Anderson’s Literary Father 315-321 Dell, Floyd 5 9 December 1961  
Library Notes 322   5 9 December 1961  
Notable Accessions of the Library, 1961 323-349   5 10 June 1962 Includes eight images.
Library Notes 350   5 10 June 1962  
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees, September 19, 1962 1   6 1 November 1962 About Stanley Pargellis; includes photos of Pargellis and Lawrence Towner.
An Announcement 2   6 1 November 1962 About Lawrence W. Towner.
The Architectural History of the Newberry Library 3-23 Wetherold, Houghton 6 1 November 1962 Includes images.
The Literary Paternalism of Octave Thanet 24-28 Bush, Robert 6 1 November 1962 About the Alice French papers.
Newberry Fellowships, 1963-1964 29   6 1 November 1962  
Library Notes 30-32   6 1 November 1962  
Notable Accessions to the Library 1962 33-63   6 2 April 1963  
Library Notes 64   6 2 April 1963  
Frances Hare and the Peace of Utrecht 65-73 Sherburn, George 6 3 November 1963

About the writings of Francis Hare, who became Bishop of Chichester.

Lintot’s Monthly Catalog 74-75 McKillop, Alan D. 6 3 November 1963
Edwin Muir’s Poetry: An Introductory Note 76-86 Mills, Ralph J., Jr. 6 November 1963  
Library Notes 87-88   6 3 November 1963  
Two Resolutions of the Board of Trustees, Novembe 19, 1963 89   6 4 March 1964 About John Wellborn Root and Louis H. Silver; includes photos of both men.
The Argument of Some Military Title Pages of the Renaissance 91-102 Hale, John R. 6 March 1964 Includes eight images.
The Identity of Geronimo Vivar 103-107 Gagliano, Joseph A. 6 4 March 1964 About Newberry Library manuscripts on the history of the conquest of Chile.
Applebee’s Original Weekly Journal: An Index to Eighteenth-Century Taste 108-121 Shugrue, Michael 6 4 March 1964  
His Most Christian Majesties Letter to the Queen of France: An Enquiry into the Nature of a Certain Eighteenth-Century Pamphlet 122-124 Gershenson, Judd 6 4 March 1964  
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees, April 27, 1964 125-126   6 5 May 1965 About Everett D. Graff; include photo.
Notable Accessions to the Library, 1963 127-162   6 5 May 1965  
Additions to the Music Collection, 1960-1963 163-173 Powell, Newman W. 6 5 May 1965  
Library Notes 174-176   6 5 May 1965  
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees, July 8, 1965 177   6 6 December 1965 About Kenneth F. Burgess; includes photo.
DeFoe’s Some Seasonable Queries: A Chapter Concerning the Humanities 179-186 Moore, John Robert 6 6 December 1965  
An Unpublished Letter of Stendhal 187-195 Wilson, Bernard E. 6 6 December 1965 About Henri Beyle, better known as Stendhal; include images his autographed letter and portrait.
The Original for Sherwood Anderson’s Kit Brandon 196-199 White, Ray Lewis 6 6 December 1965  
Library Notes 200-204   6 6 December 1965  
A Fifteenth-Century Treatise on Prose Style 205-210 Murphy, James J. 6 7 September 1966  
The Earliest Dictionary of the Known Languages of the World 211-215 Alston, R. C. and Danielsson, Bror 6 7 September 1966 Includes two images.
Mercurius Politicus 216-221 Bond, Richmond P. 6 7 September 1966 Includes two images.
Carter H. Harrison and Dreiser’s “Walden Lucas” 222-230 Nugent, Walter T. K. 6 7 September 1966  
Library Notes 231-232   6 7 September 1966  
Special Sherwood Anderson Number: Preface 233 Towner, Lawrence W. 6 8 July 1971  
The Nostalgia of Winesburg, Ohio 235-242 Ferres, John H 6 8 July 1971  
“The Tale of Perfect Balance”: Sherwood Anderson’s “The Untold Lie” 243-250 Rideout, Walter B. 6 8 July  1971  
Sherwood Anderson, Virginia Journalist 251-262 Anderson, David D. 6 8 July 1971  
Kit Brandon: A Reidentification 263-267 Taylor, Welford 6 8 July 1971  
The Achievement of Sherwood Anderson: An Anniversary Exhibition 268-287 Johnson, Richard Colles 6 8 July 1971 Includes several images and photographs.
A Checklist of Sherwood Anderson Studies, 1959-1969 288 White, Ray Lewis 6 8 July 1971  
Codicil 303 Dell, Floyd 6 8 July 1971 Includes poem by Dell
Library Notes 304 6 8 July 1971  
Stone & Kimball: Some Personal Observations 305-313 Stone, Herbert Stuart, Jr.  6 9 August 1978  
The Influence of Stone & Kimball on Chicago Printing 314-321 Donnelley, Gaylord 6 9 August 1978 Includes eleven images.
The Typographic Heritage of Frederic William Goudy 322-327 Dreyfus, John 6 9 August 1978  
Rudolph Ruzicka, Artist and Craftsman 328-338 Hofer, Philip 6 9 August 1978  
Burne-Jones and the Kelmscott Golden Legend 339-344 Stam. Deirdre C. 6 9 August 1978  
An Unpublished Novel of the Seventeenth Century: George Hitchcock’s The Lade Alice Oldfeild Her Kallicia and Philaedus 345-352 Hurrell, John D. 6 10 May 1979  
Local Color in the Eighteenth Century: Aaron Hill on Turkey 353-362 Kern, Jean B. 6 10 May 1979  
How to Write a Shilling Biography Without Really Trying 363-373 Day, Robert Adams 6 10 May 1979  
A Rare Volume of The Lady’s Magazine at the Newberry 374-388 Mayo, Robert D. 6 10 May 1979  
The Birth and Death of Alknomook 389-401 Tanselle, G. Thomas 6 10 May  1979 Regarding English sheet music of a song about a dying Cherokee chieftain.
Footnotes to the History of Classification 402-406 Stam, David H. 6 10 May 1979  
Index to Vol. VI 407-408   6 10 May 1979