Robert Herrick papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1887–1960

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

13 linear feet (26 boxes) of material created or relating to novelist and University of Chicago professor of composition and literature Robert Herrick, consisting of correspondence, manuscripts of novels, plays, short stories, and literary criticism, as well as essays and lectures on political, educational, and literary subjects. Among Herrick's correspondents are art historian Bernard Berenson and painter Will Hicok Low.

Biographical Historical Note

Bernard Berenson was an American art historian who specialized in Renaissance art.

Will Hicok Low was an American painter, muralist, and writer on art.