Record Group: 6 C
Scope and Content Note
(A79-21; A04-75; A09-67)
Albert Edmund Trombly was born in 1888. At the University of Missouri-Columbia he served as Professor of Romance Languages from 1922 (his title was changed to Professor of French and Italian in 1926) until his retirement in 1958. He was a published poet and writer as well as biographer and friend of the poet Vachel Lindsay.
This Record Sub-Group is divided into three series.
Series One contains materials from the first accession, A79-21, which are Trombly's personal files and publications.
Series Two contains materials from the second accession, A04-75, which relate to Trombly's collection of publications by poet Vachel Lindsay.
Series Three contains materials from the third accession, A09-67, which relate to Trombly's correspondence with Walter Prescott Webb.
Note to Researcher: A number of publications originally part of the material that became Accession A04-75 remained in Special Collections, Ellis Library, University of Missouri-Columbia, were the material originated, and were not included in the accession. See the paper inventory for additional information.
FF 1 - Trombly's Journal, 1927-1931
FF 2 - Trombly's Journal, 1932-1935
FF 3 - Trombly's Journal, 1936-1944
FF 4 - Trombly's Journal, 1945-1953
FF 5 - Trombly's Journal, 1954-1967
FF 6 - Trombly's Nature Observations Journal, 1937-1957
FF 7 - Publisher Correspondence and Copyright Certificates
FF 8 - "Spring Comes to Florence," Manuscript, n.d.
FF 9 - "Spring Comes to Florence," Photographs, n.d.
FF 10 - Trombly Poem Collection, 1956-1975
FF 11 - "Seven-League Poems," Trombly Poem Collection, n.d.
FF 12 - "Hi Professor!" Manuscript by Juvenal Marshall, n.d.
FF 13 - Trombly Poem Collection, 1922-1950
FF 14 - "In Praise of Earth," Trombly Poem Collection
FF 15 - "Bread of our Hunger," Trombly Poem Collection, n.d.
FF 16 - Correspondence and Mrs. Trombly's Writings, 1923-1964
Item 1 - "Acorns and Apples," by Trombly, 1942
Item 2 - "Grain of Sand and Other Poems," by Trombly, 1944
Item 3 - "Little Dixie," by Trombly, 1955
Item 4 - "Masque of American Drama," by Trombly, 1917
Item 5 - "North of the Rio Grande," by Trombly, 1936
Item 6 - "Rosetti the Poet: An Appreciation," University of Texas Bulletin, No. 2060, by Trombly, 10/21/1920,
Item 7 - "Santa Fe Santa Fe," by Trombly, 1941
Item 8 - "Vachel Lindsay," by Trombly, 1929
Box 1 (cont'd)
FF 17 - Vachel Lindsay Collections and Tributes, 1940-1965
FF 18 - Vachel Lindsay Memorial Materials sent to Trombly from the Vachel Lindsay Foundation, 1947-1953
FF 19 - Various Exhibit Brochures and Collection Guides, 1961-1969
FF 20 - Various Periodicals and Pamphlet, 1930, 1964-1965
FF 21 - Photographs of Lindsay and Wife, 6/1/1925
Item 1 - Form Letter and Autographed Photograph from Author Gene Stratton-Porter, Purchased from an Autograph Shop, n.d.
Item 2 - "Going-to-the-Sun," by Vachel Lindsay, ca. 1922
Item 3 - "The Village Magazine," Collection of Poetry, Prose, and Illustrations by Vachel Lindsay, 1925
Item 4 - "The Village Magazine," Reprint, with Inscription from Lindsay to Trombly, ca. 1926
Item 5 - Book of Japanese Art as Displayed at the Asahigraph Imperial Art Exhibition, with note reading "gift of Vachel Lindsay (to A.E.T.)," n.d.
Item 1 - Oversized Print of Illustrations and a poem titled "The Virginians are Coming Again," by Vachel Lindsay, ca. 1928
Item 2 - Oversized Print of illustrations and a poem titled "Our Little New Cave-Man," by Vachel Lindsay, ca. 1927
Item 3 - Print of illustration titled "A Map of the Universe Issued in 1909. This Map is one Beginning of the Golden Book of Springfield," by Vachel Lindsay, hand-numbered 161, 1926
Item 4 - Print of illustration titled "A Map of the Universe Issued in 1909. This Map is one Beginning of the Golden Book of Springfield," by Vachel Lindsay, hand-numbered 252, 1926
Item 5 - Special Envelope Used to Hold Folded "A Map of the Universe. . ." Print, 1926
Box 1 (cont'd)
FF 22 - Correspondence (to Walter Prescott Webb), April 10, 1923
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