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Richard Ellmann (1918-1987) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/11/26
The sparse collection of miscellaneous papers of Richard Ellmann is contained in one box. It consists of biographical material obtained from Northwestern University official records, newspaper accounts and clippings, and publishers' publicity from 1951 to 1987. There are programs of many conferences in which he participated together with public lectures given in the U.S. and abroad. His correspondence consists of six letters. Several folders contain published reviews of his books on James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, and Oscar Wilde. A number of reprints for his many articles are contained in one folder.

Dates

  • 1951-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

The sparse collection of miscellaneous papers of Richard Ellmann, an internationally known scholar, author and editor and an authority on James Joyce and W. B. Yeats, is contained in one box. It consists of biographical material obtained from Northwestern University official records, newspaper accounts and clippings, and publishers' publicity from 1951 to 1987. There are programs of many conferences in which he participated together with public lectures given in the U.S. and abroad. His correspondence consists of six letters. Several folders contain published reviews of his books on James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, and Oscar Wilde. A number of reprints for his many articles are contained in one folder.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from the Archives biographical files on August 31, 1982 as Accession # 82-95.

Related Materials

The main corpus of Richard Ellmann's papers is held by the University of Tulsa Library. For a bibliography of Ellmann's writing, see the Library of Congress Catalogs for the years 1959 to 1997.

Separated Materials

None.

Processing Information

Margaret Faverty; December 8, 1993.
Title
Guide to the Richard Ellmann (1918-1987) Papers
Author
Margaret Faverty
Date
08/12/1993
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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