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The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection

 

Finding Aid

E. Douglas Branch Papers, 1929 to 1947

UM-19

Size: 1 linear foot


Provenance: English Department

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Poor

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: Julie Onnemga November 8, 1985

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Edward Douglas Branch was an English professor at the University of Toledo. He is the author of such works as The Sentimental Years and The Hunting of the Buffalo.
He lived from 1905 to 1954.


Scope and Content Note

Collection consists mainly of the research notes of E. Douglas Branch professor of English at the University of Toledo in 1947. Most of the research deals with Generals Forbes, Ourry, and Bouquet. These men were generals during the French and Indian War and were involved in maneuvers in the Pennsylvania/Ohio area.
Other research material deals with a book written by Branch entitled: The Sentimental Years. It was published in 1932 and deals with the Antebellum period of American history.
Also included are various class notes and exams dealing with a number of literary and historical topics. The collection also holds personal and biographical information on Branch.

*Collection was previously accessioned as part of the papers of Willard Smith.


 
Series List

  

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item Description

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1

Research: Bouquet 1758-1763

1

2

Research: Bouquet 1758-1763

1

3

Research: Forbes Expedition 1958

1

4

Research: Forbes Expedition 1958

1

5

Research: Forbes Expedition 1958

1

6

Research: Forbes Expedition 1958

1

7

Research: Forbes Expedition 1958

1

8

Research: Ourry 1758-1763

1

9

Research: Ourry 1758-1763

1

10

Research: General French and Indian War

1

11

Research: Jacob Astor

1

12

Research: The Sentimental Years

1

13

Class Work; American Literature

1

14

Class Work; Greek and Roman History

1

15

Class Work; Miscellaneous Tests and Exams

1

16

Personal; Biographical

 

 

Last Updated: 6/9/16