MAJOR, J. RUSSELL (JAMES RUSSELL), 1921-1998.
J. Russell Major papers, 1949-2003

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Major, J. Russell (James Russell), 1921-1998.
Title: J. Russell Major papers, 1949-2003
Call Number:Series No. 57
Extent: 13 linear ft. (26 boxes)
Abstract:The papers contain writings, correspondence, and materials related to his participation in professional organizations, conferences, grants, and program reviews, as well as some Emory University materials, of historian and Emory University faculty member J. Russell Major.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Special restrictions apply: Some material closed in accordance with the Emory University Archives Access Policy for student records.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Related materials located in other repositories: J. Russell Major papers; VMI Archives, Virginia Military Institute.

Source

Gift, 2007

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], J. Russell Major papers, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Cid Standifer and Kayla Shipp Kamibayashi, 2017


Collection Description

Biographical Note

J. Russell Major was born in 1921. He attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating in 1942. Major served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received a PhD in history in 1949 from Princeton University and soon joined the faculty at Emory University. He served as chair of the Department of History and in 1980 was named Charles Howard Candler Professor of Renaissance History. In 1986, he received Emory's Thomas Jefferson Award for service to the university. Major passed away on December 12, 1998.

Biographical Source: "In Memoriam: J. Russell Major." Perspectives on History 37, no. 8 (November 1999).

J. Russell Major was born in 1921. He attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating in 1942. Major served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received a PhD in history in 1949 from Princeton University and soon joined the faculty at Emory University. He served as chair of the Department of History and in 1980 was named Charles Howard Candler Professor of Renaissance History. In 1986, he received Emory's Thomas Jefferson Award for service to the university. Major passed away on December 12, 1998.

Biographical Source: "In Memoriam: J. Russell Major." Perspectives on History 37, no. 8 (November 1999).

Scope and Content Note

The papers contain writings, correspondence, and materials related to his participation in professional organizations, conferences, grants, and program reviews, as well as some Emory University-related materials.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Article manuscript, Assemblies of the Estate in Early Modern France, undated
1 2 Article manuscript, Assembly at Paris in the Summer of 1575, 1958-1972
1 3 Article manuscript, Bastard Feudalism and the Kiss, 1977-1986
1 4 Article manuscript, Bastard Feudalism and the Kiss, 1987-1994
1 5 Article manuscript, Bastard Feudalism and the Kiss, 1995
1 6 Article manuscript, Crown and the Aristocracy in Renaissance France, 1962-1963
1 7 Article manuscript, Electoral Procedure for the Estates General of France, 1954-1956
1 8 Article manuscript, French Nobility c. 1350-1650, 1979-1980
1 9 Article manuscript, French Renaissance Monarchy as seen through the Estates General, 1961-1965
1 10 Article manuscript, French Representative Assemblies: Research Opportunities and Research, 1963-1965
1 11 Article manuscript, Henry IV and Guyenne: A Study Concerning Origins of Royal Absolutism, 1965-1968
1 12 Article manuscript, Loss of Royal Initiative and the Decay of the Estates General in France 1421-1615, 1956-1980
2 1 Article manuscript, Monarchy: The City State, and the People, 1300-1550, 1980
2 2 Article manuscript, New Monarchs and their Parliaments, 1950
2 3 Article manuscript, New Monarchies and the States General, 1948
2 4 Article manuscript, Noble Income, Inflation, and the Wars of Religion in France, 1980
2 5 Article manuscript, Noble Income, Inflation, and the Wars of Religion in France, 1981
2 6 Article manuscript, The Payment of the Deputies to the French National Assembly 1484-1627, 1954-1955
2 7 Article manuscript, Popular Initiative in Renaissance France, 1963-1964
2 8 Article manuscript, The Renaissance Monarchy as Seen by Erasmus, More, Seyssel, and Machiavelli, 1964-1969
2 9 Article manuscript, Revolt of 1620, 1985-1986
2 10 Article manuscript, Richelieu and Marillac: Two Policies, 1977-1979
2 11 Article manuscript, Robe and Sword in Early Modern France, 1985
2 12 Article manuscript, Some Interpretations of the Causes of the French Revolution, no date
2 13 Article manuscript, Story of Phi Beta Kappa, 1981
2 14 Article manuscript, Third Estate in the Estates General of Pontoise 1561, 1954
2 15 Article manuscript, Vertical Ties through Time, 1991-1992
2 16 Article manuscript, Writings, Comment on French Kings, Nobles and estates, undated
2 17 Article manuscript, Writings, National Monarchy and the Creation of the Early Modern State System, 1963 June
2 18 Article manuscript, Writings, Thomas Altizer and the Future of Theology, 1966 May
3 1 Book manuscript, Bellievre, Sully, and the Assembly of Notables of 1596, 1972-1973
3 2 Book manuscript, Civilization in the Western World, 1963-1969
3 3 Book manuscript, Civilization and the Western World, 1964 January-June
3 4 Book manuscript, Civilization and the Western World, 1964 July-December
3 5 Book manuscript, Civilization and the Western World, 1965 June-December
3 6 Book manuscript, Civilization in the Western World, 1970 January-June
3 7 Book manuscript, Civilization in the Western World, 1970 July-December
3 8 Book manuscript, Civilization in the Western World, 1971
3 9 Book manuscript, Civilization in the Western World, 1972
3 10 Book manuscript, Civilization in the Western World, 1973-1980
4 1 Book manuscript, Deputier to the Estates General in Early Modern France, 1960-1974
4 2 Book manuscript, Estates General of 1560, 1950-1965
4 3 Book manuscript, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy, 1992
4 4 Book manuscript, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy, 1993 January-June
4 5 Book manuscript, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy, 1993 July-December
4 6 Book manuscript, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy, 1994
4 7 Book manuscript, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy, 1995
4 8 Book manuscript, The Monarchy, the Estates, and the Aristocracy in Renaissance France, 1988-1996
4 9 Book manuscript, Renaissance and Reformation, undated
5 1 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1973-1977
5 2 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1978
5 3 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1979
5 4 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1980
5 5 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1981-1982
5 6 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1983-1988
5 7 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Renaissance France, 1956-1957
5 8 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Renaissance France, 1958
5 9 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Renaissance France, 1959
5 10 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Renaissance France, 1960
5 11 Book manuscript, Representative Government in Renaissance France, 1961-1974
5 12 Book manuscript, Western Civilization, 1956-1959
5 13 Book manuscript, Western Civilization, 1960-1963
6 1 Book manuscript, Western World and the Renaissance to Present, 1962-1963
6 2 Book manuscript, Western World and the Renaissance to Present, 1965 January-May
6 3 Book manuscript, Western World and the Renaissance to Present, 1966
6 4 Book manuscript, Western World and the Renaissance to Present, 1967 January-July
6 5 Book manuscript, Western World and the Renaissance to Present, August-December
6 6 Book manuscript, Western World and the Renaissance to Present, 1968
7 1 Conference materials, undated
7 2 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1960
7 3 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1972
7 4 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1974
7 5 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1975
7 6 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1976 January
7 7 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1976 Feb
7 8 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1976 Mar
7 9 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1976 April-June
7 10 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1977
7 11 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1978
7 12 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1978-1979
7 13 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1979
7 14 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1980 January-October
7 15 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1981
7 16 Conference materials, American Historical Association, 1989
7 17 Conference materials, The History of Freedom, 1987-1990
7 18 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1978
8 1 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1978-1979
8 2 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1979
8 3 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1980-81
8 4 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1980 January-September
8 5 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1980 October-December
8 6 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1980 October-December
8 7 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1981 January-March
8 8 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1981 April-December
8 9 Conference materials, History of Parliaments, 1982-1984
8 10 Conference materials, History of Parliaments Finances, 1980-1982
8 11 Conference materials, History of Parliaments Papers, 1981
8 12 Conference materials, History of Parliaments Reception, 1981 January-February
8 13 Conference materials, History of Parliaments Reception, 1981 March-May
9 1 Conference materials, International Congress of Historical Science, 1958-1960
9 2 Conference materials, New College, 1982
9 3 Conference materials, New College, 1986
9 4 Conference materials, Societe de l'Histoire de France, undated
9 5 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies, 1989-1990
9 6 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies, 1994
9 7 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies, 1995
9 8 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies, 1958-1962
9 9 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies, 1988
9 10 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies,1984
9 11 Conference materials, Society for French Historical Studies, 1991-1992
9 12 Conference materials, Southern Historical Association, 1967
9 13 Conference materials, Southern Historical Association, 1968
9 14 Conference materials, Southern Historical Association, 1970
9 15 Conference materials, Southern Historical Association, 1983-1984
9 16 Conference materials, Southern Historical Association, 1986-1987
9 17 Conference materials, Western Society for French History, 1986
9 18 Conference materials, Western Society for French History, 1990
10 1 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1955-1956
10 2 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1957-1959
10 3 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1961
10 4 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1962-1963
10 5 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1964
10 6 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1965
10 7 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1966
10 8 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1967
10 9 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1968
10 10 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1969 January-June
10 11 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1969 July-December
10 12 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1970
10 13 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1971
10 14 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1972
11 1 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1973
11 2 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1974
11 3 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1975 January-April
11 4 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1975 May-December
11 5 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1976 January-April
11 6 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1976 May-December
11 7 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1977 January-June
11 8 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1977 July-December
11 9 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1978 January-June
12 1 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1978 July-December
12 2 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1979
12 3 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1980 January-March
12 4 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1980 April-December
12 5 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1981
12 6 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1982
12 7 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1983
12 8 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1984
12 9 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1985 January-June
12 10 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1985 July-December
13 1 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1986 January-May
13 2 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1986 June-December
13 3 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1987 January-May
13 4 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1987 June-December
13 5 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1988 January-May
13 6 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1988 June-December
13 7 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1989 January-June
13 8 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1989 July-December
13 9 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1990
14 1 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1991 January-August
14 2 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1991 September-December
14 3 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1992
14 4 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1993
14 5 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1994
14 6 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1995
14 7 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1996
14 8 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1997 January-June
14 9 Correspondence, General correspondence, 2003
14 10 Correspondence, General correspondence, 1997 July-December
14 11 Correspondence, Journal of Modern History, 1966-1967
15 1 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Alan Arthur, 1967-1986
15 2 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Jon Doney, 1986-1988
15 3 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Kenneth Dunkley, 1969-1976
15 4 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Stephanie Finley, 1991
15 5 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Christopher Shultz, 1975
15 6 Correspondence, Student correspondence, James Smart, 1966-1970
15 7 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Luke Swindler, 1975-1982
15 8 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Joseph Tyrell, 1968-1969
15 9 Correspondence, Student correspondence, Joseph Tyrell, 1970-1984
16 1 Emory University materials, Emory Self Study, 1965-1970
16 2 Emory University materials, Emory Self Study, 1971
16 3 Emory University materials, Emory Self Study, 1972
16 4 Emory University materials, Emory Self Study, undated
16 5 Emory University materials, James Russell Major, CV, undated
16 6 Emory University materials, Moon v. Albany College case, 1988
16 7 Emory University materials, New York University brochures, undated
26 1 Emory University materials, Roll books, 1949-1968 [Restricted until 2043]
26 2 Emory University materials, Roll books, 1969-1985 [Restricted until 2060]
16 8 Emory University materials, Travel Brochures, 1957-1959
16 9 Emory University materials, Virginia State Library, undated
17 1 Grant materials, American Council of Learned Societies, 1960-1961
17 2 Grant materials, American Philosophical Association, 1951
17 3 Grant materials, Carnegie Grants-In-Aid, 1948-1952
17 4 Grant materials, Carnegie Grants-In-Aid, 1954-1955
17 5 Grant materials, Fulbright, 1951-1954
17 6 Grant materials, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1951-1959
17 7 Grant materials, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1960-1967
17 8 Grant materials, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1978-1979
17 9 Grant materials, Institute for Advanced Study, 1964-1968
17 10 Grant materials, Institute of International Education, 1947
17 11 Grant materials, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1978-1979
17 12 Grant materials, John Ben Snow Foundation, 1979-1980
18 1 Grant materials, Rockefeller foundation, 1978-1980
18 2 Grant materials, Social Science Research Council, 1957-1959
18 3 Grant materials, Social Science Research Council, 1960-1968
18 4 Grant materials, University Research Fund, 1979-1986
18 5 Grant materials, The Wilson Center, 1977-1979
18 6 Grant materials, Woodruff foundation, 1980-1982
18 7 Grant materials, Other, 1978-1980
18 8 Grant materials, Fulbright, 1991-1992
19 1 Grant materials, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, 1967
19 2 Grant materials, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1969-1972
19 3 Grant materials, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1973-1974
19 4 Grant materials, Institute for Advanced Study, 1975
19 5 Grant materials, Institute for Advanced Study, 1978
19 6 Grant materials, Institute for Advanced Study, 1979
19 7 Grant materials, Institute for Research in the Humanities, 1978
19 8 Grant materials, Other, 1951-1979
19 9 Grant materials, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1976-1977
20 1 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, 1963-1964
20 2 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, 1965
20 3 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, undated
20 4 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1958-1961
20 5 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1962
20 6 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1963
20 7 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1964
20 8 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1965
20 9 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1966
20 10 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1967-1973
20 11 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Lectures, 1966-1969
20 12 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors Emory Chapter, Emory Compensation Study, 1974-1977
21 1 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Ballots 1966-1967
21 2 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Regional Meeting, 1967
21 3 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Jacksonville University, 1969
21 4 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern University Report, 1962-1966
21 5 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern University Report, 1967 January-May
21 6 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern Univerity Report, 1967 June-July
21 7 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern University Report, 1967 August-September
21 8 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern University Report, 1967 October-December
21 9 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern University Report, 1968
21 10 Professional participation files, American Association of University Professors, Southern University Report Appendices, undated
22 1 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Committee on PhD programs, 1967-1968
22 2 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Committee on PhD programs, 1969 January-February
22 3 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Committee on PhD programs, 1969 March-November
22 4 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Committee on PhD programs, 1970-1972
22 5 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Leo Gershoy Award, 1990
22 6 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Leo Gershoy Award, 1991
22 7 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Leo Gershoy Award, 1992
22 8 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Program Committee, 1975-1976
23 1 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, Program Committee Panels, undated
23 2 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, 1978-1979
23 3 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, 1980 January-March
23 4 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, 1980 April-May
23 5 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, 1980 September-November
23 6 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, 1981
23 7 Professional participation files, American Historical Association, 1987-1988
24 1 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1951-1969
24 2 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1974-1975
24 3 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1976
24 4 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1977
24 5 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1978
24 6 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1979
24 7 Professional participation files, International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1980-1983
24 8 Professional participation files, Phi Beta Kappa, 1981
24 9 Professional participation files, Phi Beta Kappa, 1982
24 10 Professional participation files, Phi Beta Kappa, 1983
24 11 Professional participation files, Society for the Study of French History, 1985-1987
24 12 Professional participation files, Southern Historical Association, 1971-1973
25 1 Program review materials, Harvard, 1965
25 2 Program review materials, Northern Illinois University, 1971
25 3 Program review materials, Public Universities in Mississippi, 1977
25 4 Program review materials, Public Universities in Mississippi, 1978
25 5 Program review materials, South Carolina education, 1983-1984
25 6 Program review materials, Southern Illinois University, 1975
25 7 Program review materials, University of Mississippi, 1977-1978
25 8 Program review materials, University of Southern Mississippi, 1978
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