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Janette Cooper Rutledge Papers

An inventory of her papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 21 Sep 2010

Biographical History

Janette Cooper Rutledge (dates unknown) was an American author. Among other things, she wrote a "spiritual interpretation" of Edward Fitzgerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, entitled Lumifar.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Janette Cooper Rutledge Papers consists of three items. Two pages of typescript contain fragments of the Rubaiyat. An accompanying letter mentions the occurrence of blank pages in an unidentified publication, possibly Lumifar; the envelope is addressed to Mr. Ewing C. Baskette, who was a lawyer, librarian and bibliographer. The final item is a printed photograph of an elderly bearded gentleman seated in a chair with a book. The man is not identified.

Arrangement of the Collection



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Subject Headings


Baskette, Ewing Cannon, 1902-1958.
Rutledge, Janette Cooper.


Authors, American.
Women authors.

Genres and Forms

Reproductive prints.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Janette Cooper Rutledge Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1996.

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