Collection ID: LMC 1215
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Boxer, C. R. (Charles Ralph), 1904-2000
Abstract:
The Cooper, M. mss., 1965-1992, consists primarily of letters and holiday cards from colonial historian, Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000, to Jesuit author and editor Michael Cooper discussing writing projects of both men, mutual friends, activities and travels.
Extent:
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 33 items.)
Language:
Materials are in English .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Cooper, M. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000, was a colonial historian specializing in the expansion of the Portuguese and Dutch. From 1967 until 1979 he was research professor in Indiana University.

Michael Cooper, 1930- , is a Jesuit author, editor, and historian.

Scope and Content:

The Cooper, M. mss., 1965-1992, consist primarily of letters and holiday cards from colonial historian, Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000, to Jesuit author and editor Michael Cooper. The letters discuss writing projects of both men, mutual friends, activities and travels. The 1984 letters tell of various 80th birthday celebrations in Boxer's honor, including those at Indiana University in March, King's College London in June, and Macao in September.

The final item is the collection is a printed invitation to Rev. Fr. M Cooper, SJ, to join in a celebration of Charles's 90th birthday at the Bridgewater Arms Little Gaddesden, 8th March 1994.

Collection size: 33 items

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2002
Arrangement:

This collection is arranged following original order.

Physical location:
Lilly - Folio

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Cooper, M. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu