Kendrick Family Papers

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KENDRICK FAMILY PAPERS
Creator: Kendrick family
Call Number: A.K32
Dates: 1825-1947
Physical Description: 30 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Box 1. 1826-1846
Box 2. 1847-1848
Box 3. 1849-1851
Box 4. 1852-1893
Box 5. 1894-1947; undated letters and fragments
Box 6: 1825-1873
Box 7: 1874-1907; undated letters and fragments
Box 8: Commentary on Hebrews - 5 folders
Box 9: Lectures, Writings A - Z Folder:
Box 10: Lecture Notes (fragments)
Box 11: Translations
Box 12: Personal Papers and Published Writings of Asahel Clark Kendrick, A.- J Folder:
Box 13: Personal Papers and Published Writings of Asahel Clark Kendrick, K - Z Folder:
Box 14: Commentary on Maccabees,1899-1904
Box 15: Lecture Notes, 1902-1919 Folder:
Box 16: Lecture Notes, 1920-1937
Box 17: Lecture Notes 1938-1942 Folder:
Box 18: Lecture Notes, 1943-1947
Box 19: Lecture Notes A - H (not dated)
Box 20: Lecture Notes I - P (not dated) Folder:
Box 21: Lecture Notes Q - Z (not dated)
Box 22: Personal Papers of Ryland Morris Kendrick:
College notebooks - Berlin, 1894-1896
Yale, n.d.
College papers:
Box 23: Miscellaneous Papers of R. M. Kendrick and Papers relating to the University of Rochester Folder:
Box 24: Pictures of Rochester Showing Examples of Greek Architecture as Compiled by Classes of R. M. Kendrick
Box 25: Books belonging to various Kendrick family members
Box 26: Kendrick, Helen M. (Hooker) - wife of Asahel Clark Kendrick
Box 27: Journals
1. Poems written by A. C. Kendrick and Helen (Hooker) Kendrick
2. Travel journal of A. C. Kendrick's European trip - 1852
3. Travel journal of A. C. Kendrick's European trip - 1853
4. Life and Times of Ariel Kendrick by Ariel Kendrick
5. Writings of Catherine (Hopkins) Beardsley - sister of Anne (Hopkins) Kendrick
6. Journal of Anne (Hopkins) Kendrick
7. Autograph book of Mary Ann Wetmore friend of Anne (Hopkins) Kendrick
8. Journal of Dr. George Franklin Cooper - husband of Caroline (Kendrick) Cooper, 1876-1878
Box 28: Memorabilia
Box 29: Miscellaneous Family Papers; Family Bible with the family record; Gospel of St. John belonging to Florence (Kendrick) Cooper - 1862
Box 30: Poems and Books Written by Members of the Kendrick Family and Others
Collection Overview
Title: KENDRICK FAMILY PAPERS
Creator: Kendrick family
Call Number: A.K32
Dates: 1825-1947
Physical Description: 30 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Correspondence and other papers of Asahel Clark Kendrick (1809-1895), professor of Greek at the University of Rochester (1809-1895), author and translator, and of Ryland Morris Kendrick (1867-1947), professor of Greek at the University of Rochester (1891-1937). The correspondence of Asahel Clark Kendrick includes letters to and from University of Rochester professors and trustees at the time of the founding of the University. There are also letters from prominent educators, clergymen, and literary figures.

Other papers are the lecture notes and writings of Asahel Clark and Ryland Morris Kendrick. These include translations and commentaries of various books of the Bible by A. C. Kendrick, as part of his work on the revised English version of the Bible.

The papers also include books and pamphlets written by A. C. Kendrick, journals and poems by various family members, and the house plans of the Kendrick home on Alexander Street, near East Avenue.

The family correspondence to and from A. C. Kendrick includes letters from his wives: Anne Elizabeth (Hopkins) Kendrick, and Helen Morris (Hooker) Kendrick; his children, and his son-in-law Rossiter Johnson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Kendrick papers were presented to the University of Rochester Library by Mrs. Jean Kendrick Clements and Nathaniel Cooper Kendrick, children of Ryland Morris Kendrick, between 1947 and 1960.Access
The KENDRICK FAMILY PAPERS is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
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Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
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Content List
Box 1. 1826-1846
Box 1-7 contain correspondence.

Box 2. 1847-1848
Box 3. 1849-1851
Box 4. 1852-1893
Box 5. 1894-1947; undated letters and fragments
Box 6: 1825-1873
Box 7: 1874-1907; undated letters and fragments
(Family correspondence includes letters to and from Asahel Clark Kendrick's mother: Esther (Thompson) Kendrick; his wives: Anne Elizabeth (Hopkins) Kendrick and Helen M. (Hooker) Kendrick; his brothers: Adolphus Davenport Kendrick, Samuel Stillman Kendrick., James Ryland Kendrick and Adoniram. Judson Kendrick; his children: Caroline Matilda (Kendrick) Cooper, Florence Hopkins (Kendrick) Cooper, Helen (Kendrick) Johnson, Anne Elizabeth (Kendrick) Benedict, Mary Josephine (Kendrick) Hunt and Ryland Morris Kendrick; and his son-in-law Rossiter Johnson.)

Box 8: Commentary on Hebrews - 5 folders
This box contains lectures and papers of Asahel Clark Kendrick (all dated and mostly incomplete).

Box 9: Lectures, Writings A - Z Folder:
Folder 1. Accursed from Christ
Folder 2. The Athenian Democracy - its growth and character [1877 ?]
Folder 3.[Commentary on John 18: 28]
Folder 4. [Commentary on Matthew 11: 3]
Folder 5. [Commentary on Romans]
Folder 6. Claims of Literary culture
Folder 7. Co-Education
Folder 8. Comparative Phi[lology] (?)
Folder 9. Demosthenes oratory, his character and genius [1874 ?]
Folder 10. Difficulties and methods of Biblical study
Folder 11. For the Independent (drafts of a letter)
Folder 12. [The Greek language]
Folder 13. From Wolf's preface to Homer
Folder 14. [The Homeric question]
Folder 15. Life of Paul
Folder 16. Mr. Van Meter's journal - Bombay to Suez
Folder 17. [The nature of Christ]
Folder 18. [The nature of Christ]
Folder 19. New Testament synonyms (Romans)
Folder 20. Origin and characteristics of the English language
Folder 21. [Phaedo]
Folder 22. Philology
Folder 23. [Roman Culture]
Folder 24. [Sacrifice]
Folder 25. Preaching to the spirits in prison
Folder 26. [Priesthood]
Folder 27. Mission to Shanghai - letter to the editress
Folder 28. Writings on various Biblical texts
Box 10: Lecture Notes (fragments)
Box 11: Translations
Folder:
Folder 1. Cor . . . . (?)
Folder 2. De Corona
Folder 3. Hebrews
Folder 4. Hebrews
Folder 5. Iliad
Folder 6. Olshausens
Folder 7. Philippic
Folder 8. Philippic
Folder 9. Romans
Folder 10. Matthew 5 and John (fragments)
Box 12: Personal Papers and Published Writings of Asahel Clark Kendrick, A.- J Folder:
Folder 1. Ancient and modern civilization contrasted. Address of Aeonian Society, Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution. July 30, 1845
Folder 2. Baptism before the Lord's Supper [1871]
Folder 3. Class register, 1859-1860
Folder 4. Echoes, or Leisure Hours with the German Poets, by A. C. Kendrick - Review by Jesse Clement
Folder 5. Financial journal, 1880's
Folder 6. Financial papers
Folder 7. Financial papers
Folder 8. Gould, Marian: Booklet and draft of letter, written to her mother by A. C. Kendrick, at the death of Miss Gould
Folder 9. Greek notebook
Folder 10. Greek notebook
Folder 11. "Jubilee Poem" given before the Alumni of Hamilton College, July 16, 1862
Box 13: Personal Papers and Published Writings of Asahel Clark Kendrick, K - Z Folder:
Folder 1. Miscellaneous papers
Folder 2. Miscellaneous papers
Folder 3. New Testament in Greek with notes by A. C. Kendrick
Folder 4. Outline of my Personal History, by A. C. Kendrick
Folder 5. Prize examination paper of G. M. Forbes
Folder 6. Sigma Phi address to Beta Chapter, Hamilton College
Folder 7. "Sketch of Reverend Nathaniel Kendrick"
Folder 8. "Walking with God" August 14, 1850
Folder 9. "We Walk in Faith" August 30, 1857
Box 14: Commentary on Maccabees,1899-1904
Box 15: Lecture Notes, 1902-1919 Folder:
Folder 1. Outline of capital of Ionic column, 1902
Folder 2. Judaism after the exile, 1903
Folder 3. Destination of the Jewish nation, 1905
Folder 4. Made in Hellas, 1905
Folder 5. Greek sculpture, 1906
Folder 6. The American ideal of beauty, 1907
Folder 7. The Greek painters, 1908
Folder 8. Did the Greeks know our God?, 1909
Folder 9. Earliest civilization in Greek lands, 1909
Folder 10. Greek mythology, 1909-1929
Folder 11. The greatest theme, 1910
Folder 12. Metaphysics, 1910
Folder 13. Religion, 1910-1911
Folder 14. Ethics, 1911
Folder 15. Mythology in literature, 1911
Folder 16. Science, 1911-1916
Folder 17. Greek and Roman mythology, 1912
Folder 18. Individual and state, 1912-1913
Folder 19. Religion, 1912-1913
Folder 20. Imagination, 1913
Folder 21. Plato and Immortality, 1913
Folder 22. Capitalizing genius, 1914
Folder 23. The Greek odes, 1914
Folder 24. Religion, 1914
Folder 25. Speculation,1914-1924
Folder 26. Reasonableness of believing, 1916
Folder 27. Greek art, 1917-1928
Folder 28. What is science?, 1918
Folder 29. Homer, 1918-1929
Folder 30. Philosophy, 1919-1929
Box 16: Lecture Notes, 1920-1937
Folder 1. What is knowledge?, 1920
Folder 2. Why seek knowledge?, 1920
Folder 3. Science, 1920-1929
Folder 4. The rights of science in philosophy, 1921
Folder 5. Plato's belief in God, 1923
Folder 6. Greek literature, 1924-1925
Folder 7. Cities planned in the past, 1925
Folder 8. Lyric poets, 1925
Folder 9. The Greek epic, 1927
Folder 10. The long hard climb to sound opinion, 1927
Folder 11. Folder 1 1: Periods of Greek history and their literature, 1928
Folder 12. Praxiteles and his work, 1928
Folder 13. Greek poetry and the heart of the people, 1929
Folder 14. Science - Greek master thoughts, 1929
Folder 15. Paul in Athens, 1930
Folder 16. The quality of Greek science, 1930
Folder 17. Ye are too superstitious, 1930
Folder 18. Our friend the enemy science, 1931
Folder 19. The simple life, 1935
Folder 20. Genius is hard work, 1936
Folder 21. Standards of Greek ethics, 1937
Folder 22. What is the matter of (and with) the world?, 1937-1939
Box 17: Lecture Notes 1938-1942 Folder:
Folder 1. A rudder is a very small helm, 1938
Folder 2. The ultimate hypothesis, 1938
Folder 3. Greek mythology, 1939
Folder 4. Greek master thoughts, 1939-1940
Folder 5. The freedom of man, 1940
Folder 6. Man as a rational animal, 1940
Folder 7. What is man?, 1941
Folder 8. Battle of the classics, 1941
Folder 9. The freedom of man, 1941
Folder 10. Makings of a complete man, 1941
Folder 11. Wonder and doubt, 1941
Folder 12. Greek mythology, 1942
Folder 13. Impressions of Rochester in the 1890's, 1942
Folder 14. Rochester in the 1890's, 1942
Box 18: Lecture Notes, 1943-1947
Folder:
Folder 1. About Rochester, 1943
Folder 2. Greek mythology, 1943
Folder 3. Psychology, 1943-1944
Folder 4. What is man?, 1944
Folder 5. Secret of human nature, 1944-1945
Folder 6. 'The genus homo, 1945
Folder 7. Greek master thoughts, 1945-1946
Folder 8. Man and mind, 1945-1946
Folder 9. Who Killed cock robin?, 1946
Folder 10. The helix of thought, 1946
Folder 11. Greek master "thoughts, 1947
Box 19: Lecture Notes A - H (not dated)
Folder:
Folder 1. About 100 years hence
Folder 2. Analysis of Bishop Blougram's apology
Folder 3. Analysis of Luke
Folder 4. Ancient Athens - city of beauty
Folder 5. The art and the heart
Folder 6. Civilization of the Hellenic people
Folder 7. Eorgias - analysis
Folder 8. Faith and flaming science
Folder 9. Fast and faith
Folder 10. Greek archaeology
Folder 11. Greek architecture
Folder 12. Greek drama
Folder 13. Greek education
Folder 14. Greek epic
Folder 15. Greek ethics
Folder 16. Greek lyric poetry
Folder 17. Greek master thoughts
Folder 18. Greek mythology
Folder 19. Greek science
Folder 20. Greek sculpture
Folder 21. Greek sculpture and architecture
Folder 22. Greek sculpture - depicting the physical
Folder 23. Greek sculpture - expressing the soul
Folder 24. Greek sculpture - its general character and development
Folder 25. Greek sculpture - humanity
Folder 26. Greek sculpture - less noble motives
Folder 27. Greek sculpture - vision of the divine
Folder 28. Greek syntax, infinitive
Folder 29. Greek theories of substance and natural phenomena
Folder 30. A Greek wave peak in philosophy
Folder 31. Greek writers
Folder 32. Heraclitus - change and decay
Folder 33. Herve Riel - the right reward of service
Folder 34. A history of the Jews
Folder 35. History, story and epic
Folder 36. Homer
Folder 37. Homeric poems and places
Folder 38. The human tangent
Box 20: Lecture Notes I - P (not dated) Folder:
Folder 1. Impressions of two years in Germany
Folder 2. Introductions to courses taught by R. M. Kendrick
Folder 3. Knowledge is virtue
Folder 4. Laokoon
Folder 5. The life of the soul
Folder 6. Little Latin and less Greek
Folder 7. Mythology
Folder 8. Nature to man
Folder 9. Our friend the enemy science
Folder 10. Parthenon temple
Folder 11. Pausanias
Folder 12. Pausanias (cont'd.)
Folder 13. Phidias, greatest Greek sculptor
Folder 14. Piaxiteles
Folder 15. Piraeus
Folder 16. Plato in education
Folder 17. Plato's Theaetetus, Berkeley, Hume and scientific facts
Folder 18. Plato's Theaetetus and knowledge
Folder 19. Political ideas
Folder 20. Politics
Folder 21. Protagoras - analysis
Box 21: Lecture Notes Q - Z (not dated)
Folder:
Folder 1. Religion
Folder 2. Right education
Folder 3. The rise of scientific thought
Folder 4. Science, theoretical and practical
Folder 5. Scientific fiction and philosophic fact
Folder 6. The search for knowledge
Folder 7. Successors of Alexander the Great
Folder 8. Two philosophies
Folder 9. Uncertainty
Folder 10. What is the matter of the world, and with it?
Folder 11. What price faith?
Folder 12. The Winged Victory
Folder 13. The world's first democracy
Folder 14. Miscellaneous notes
Folder 15. Miscellaneous notes
Folder 16. Exams given by R. M. Kendrick, 1899-1904 and undated
Box 22: Personal Papers of Ryland Morris Kendrick:
College notebooks - Berlin, 1894-1896
Yale, n.d.
College papers:
Included are: Cavour, Credo ut Intelligam, Impressions of the Homeric poems, The present aspect of the Homeric question, Scholastic record from the University of Berlin (?).

Box 23: Miscellaneous Papers of R. M. Kendrick and Papers relating to the University of Rochester Folder:
Folder 1. Addresses to the alumni by R. M. Kendrick, 1937 and undated
Folder 2. Bestowing honorary degree on Edward R. Forman
Folder 3. Class of 1889, University of Rochester material
Folder 4. Class registers,1899-1935
Folder 5. Miscellaneous papers relating to R. M. Kendrick
Folder 6. Obituaries and memorial booklet of Martin Brewer Anderson
Folder 7. Pictures of early University of Rochester professors
Folder 8. Pictures relating to R. M. Kendrick's trip to Greece, 1895-1896
Folder 9. Psi Upsilon Fraternity material
Folder 10. Tribute to Charles Wright Dodge by R. M. Kendrick
Folder 11. Tribute to George Daniel Olds by R. M. Kendrick
Folder 12. University of Rochester miscellaneous
Box 24: Pictures of Rochester Showing Examples of Greek Architecture as Compiled by Classes of R. M. Kendrick
Box 25: Books belonging to various Kendrick family members
Box 26: Kendrick, Helen M. (Hooker) - wife of Asahel Clark Kendrick
Correspondence dealing with the Women's Baptist Missionary Society.

Folder 1. June, 1872 - April, 1873
Folder 2. May - December, 1873
Folder 3. 1874 - 1880
Folder 4. undated
Folder 5. Miscellaneous - includes the autographs of Lord Palmerston, John Russell, the Duke of Cambridge, Gladstone, and Edwin Forrest
Folder 6. Women's Baptist Missionary Society material
Folder 7. Women's Baptist Missionary Society material
Box 27: Journals
1. Poems written by A. C. Kendrick and Helen (Hooker) Kendrick
2. Travel journal of A. C. Kendrick's European trip - 1852
3. Travel journal of A. C. Kendrick's European trip - 1853
4. Life and Times of Ariel Kendrick by Ariel Kendrick
5. Writings of Catherine (Hopkins) Beardsley - sister of Anne (Hopkins) Kendrick
6. Journal of Anne (Hopkins) Kendrick
7. Autograph book of Mary Ann Wetmore friend of Anne (Hopkins) Kendrick
8. Journal of Dr. George Franklin Cooper - husband of Caroline (Kendrick) Cooper, 1876-1878
Box 28: Memorabilia
Box 29: Miscellaneous Family Papers; Family Bible with the family record; Gospel of St. John belonging to Florence (Kendrick) Cooper - 1862
Folder 1. Report of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon, Vermont, August 29, 1800
Folder 2. Genealogy, Kendrick family
Folder 3. Pictures, Kendrick family
Folder 4. House plans and specifications of the Kendrick home, Alexander St. near East Avenue; Architect, Harvey Ellis
Folder 5. Wills of Helen M. (Hooker) Kendrick and Ryland Morris Kendrick
Folder 6. Obituaries (newspaper clippings) of Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1895
Folder 7. Address at the funeral of A. C. Kendrick - October 24, 1895
Folder 8. Obituaries (newspaper clippings) of Helen M. (Hooker) Kendrick, 1880
Folder 9. Miscellaneous
Box 30: Poems and Books Written by Members of the Kendrick Family and Others
Folder:
Folder 1. Poems and translations of poems by A. C. Kendrick
Folder 2. Poems by Helen M. (Hooker) Kendrick
Folder 3. "Perhaps - After 47 Years" by Ryland Morris Kendrick - 1939
Folder 4. "The Future Darkness and the Past Grows (Glows) Bright" by Ryland Morris Kendrick
Folder 5. Fragments of a story and poems by Florence (Kendrick) Cooper
Folder 6. Miscellaneous poems - written by students of A. C. Kendrick


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