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Finding Aid to the William Augustus Merrill papers, [ca. 1887-1925]
BANC MSS C-B 1017  
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Description
Correspondence, manuscripts and reprints of articles, notes, translations and annotated texts, relating mainly to the publication of his work as professor of Latin, University of California.
Background
William Augustus Merrill, professor of classics at the University of California, was born at Newburyport, Massachusetts, on September 14, 1860. He studied at Amherst, where he obtained his bachelor's degree in 1880 and his Master's in 1884. He continued his studies at Ohio University where he won his doctorate in 1893 and began his teaching career. He later taught at Miami University and at Indiana University, coming to the University of California in 1894. He edited Lucretius and other text books, and contributed numerous articles to philological journals.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 box, 1 carton and 1 portfolio
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.