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Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
ca. 5000 items
Materials are in English
The Alden mss., ca. 1951-2001, consists of correspondence and research files generated by Professor Dauril Alden in preparation of his biography of Dutch and Portuguese colonial historian Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000.
This collection is open for research.
Professor Dauril Alden wrote a biography of Dutch and Portuguese colonial historian Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000, titled Charles R. Boxer: An Uncommon Life: Soldier, Historian, Teacher, Collector, Traveller . It was written by Alden with the assistance of Boxer colleagues and friends James Sylvester Cummins (1920-2004) and Father Michael Cooper (b. 1930). It was published in Lisbon by Fundação Oriente in 2001 (Lilly DA3 .B598 A43 2001).
The collection is organized into the following series: I. Notes and research material; II. Correspondence.
The Alden mss., ca. 1951-2001, consists of correspondence and research files generated by Professor Dauril Alden in preparation of his biography of Dutch and Portuguese colonial historian Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000. The correspondence includes letters of Charles Boxer to Dauril Alden and to James Cummins; correspondence between Alden and James Cummins, and Alden and Michael Cooper; as well as Alden correspondence with several Boxer colleagues, family members, and research institutions the author visited and/or from whom he acquired copies of reference and research materials. The bulk of the collection consists of the notes and reference copies, arranged by chapter and then a late draft of the final manuscript, also arranged by chapter.
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Dauril Alden's biography of Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000, Charles R. Boxer: An Uncommon Life: Soldier, Historian, Teacher, Collector, Traveller also at the Lilly Library (DA3 .B598 A43 2001).
(2 folders of photographs)