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Charles E. Fay Papers

Call Number: MS162
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, photographs, and articles documenting the life and career of Charles E. Fay. Included are newspaper clippings and articles from 1879 to 1916 that exhibit Fay's interest and relevance in turn-of-the-century mountaineering and alpinism. The collection also includes photographs from 1868 until Fay's retirement in 1928.Significant topics in this collection include Dr. Fay’s publications on linguistics; his personal life as a Tufts University student, as well as student life at Tufts in the 1870s; his professional duties as a Tufts University Professor of Modern Languages (1873-1881), Secretary of the School of Arts and Sciences (1873-1881) and Dean of the Graduate School (1912-1923); and his personal interest in mountaineering and alpinism.


This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. No documentation is available regarding the intellectual property rights in this collection.


This collection is organized into one series.

Creation: 1866 -- 1942
0.55 Linear Feet (1 box)
Related Names
Fay, Charles Ernest
Language of Materials