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Willis Henry Bocock papers

Willis Henry Bocock papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Willis Henry Bocock papers
Creator: Bocock, Willis Henry, 1865-1947
Inclusive Dates: 1880-1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 18.9 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 card file box, 15 scrapbooks in oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms935
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Willis Henry Bocock (1865-1947) was for 56 years Professor of Greek at the University of Georgia. For 55 of those years, he was department head, filling the chair of Milledge Professor of Ancient Languages.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of business and personal letters, 1860-1946 (and undated) reports, University forms, University extension lectures on Greek Drama, and approximately 600 manuscript cards in Greek and English concerning a translation of the Bible (New Testament gospels) done by Dr. Bocock. The collection also contains fifteen volumes of World War I scrapbooks, including an index. These scrapbooks contain clippings, printed material, a few letters, pictures, and maps. All pertain to World War I and the subsequent peace treaties.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Willis Henry Bocock papers, ms935, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bocock, Willis Henry, 1865-1947 -- Correspondence
Cards (information artifacts)
Forms (documents)
Greek drama.
University of Georgia
World War, 1914-1918 -- Maps.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works.
World War, 1914-1918.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1880 - 1939
12Letters, no date
13Miscellaneous Papers
14Miscellaneous Papers
15Letters, 1940 - 1946
16University Extension Lectures
17Bound Notes
18Bound Volume of Irregular Verbs of Attic Prose
2Index Card to A Manuscript
31Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 1
41Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 2
51Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 3
61Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 4
71Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 5
81Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 6
91Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 7
101Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 8
111Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 9
121Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 10
131Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 11
141Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 12
151Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 13
161Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 14
171Bocock Scrapbooks World War I Vol. 15