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Joseph Gerard Brennan Papers

Identifier: BC20-04

Collection Scope and Content Summray

This collection contains manuscripts and correspondence related to Brennan's work on Thomas Mann, Alfred North Whitehead, James Joyce, Emily Dickinson, Edith Wharton, and Willa Cather, as well as manuscripts of essays on greek philosophy, and military ethics.


  • Creation: 1934 - 1989


This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard College Archives. The Barnard College Archives approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes.


0.83 Linear Feet




This collection consists of the personal papers for former Barnard College faculty member, Joseph Gerard Brennan.

Collection Arrangement

Collection is unprocessed and order is not apparent.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

The acquisition date and source is unknown.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection is unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.

Guide to the Joseph Gerard Brennan Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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