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Douglas Cole (1934- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/36
Abstract The Douglas Cole papers fill nine boxes and span the years 1960 to 1997. They contain biographical materials, materials relating to Cole's involvement with Northwestern University, publications and addresses, and teaching files. Materials relating to Cole's Northwestern University involvement include files on the Comparative Literature Committee, the Dean's Advisory Board on Tenure and Promotions, the Drama Program, and the English Department.

Wallace W. Douglas (1914-1995) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/18
Abstract The Wallace W. Douglas Papers fill 22 boxes. The papers include biographical materials as well as materials covering education, correspondence, teaching, research, professional associations, speeches and publications.

English Department Administrative Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/15
Abstract This series, arranged in nine boxes, spans the years from 1945 through 1982. The series is divided into four subseries: departmental correspondence; budget records; general files; and assistantship, fellowship, and scholarship files. The departmental correspondence dates between 1961 and 1982. The departmental correspondence is largely administrative in nature. The budget records span the period 1962-1970. These records deal almost exclusively with departmental salary and budget planning...

College Of Arts And Sciences English Department General Files

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Identifier: 11/3/11/4
Abstract This series contains The College Of Arts And Sciences, English Department General Files from 1930 - 1964.

English Department Graduate Student Doctoral Examination Records

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Identifier: 11/3/11/23
Abstract This series is comprised of English Department doctoral qualifying examinations from the period 1956-1977. Most of the examinations date between 1974 and 1977 and typically include both examination questions and candidates' written responses. Completing the series is one folder of examination questions from the period 1956-1964.

Lawrence G. Evans (1935- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/33
Abstract The Lawrence Evans Papers fill twenty-two boxes and span the years 1956 to 1999. The papers consist of Evans' notes from Harvard classes, correspondence relating to Northwestern, teaching files, correspondence with and about students, graduate student files, biographical information, committee and professional association records, course files, and publication files. The bulk of the papers document Evans' 40 year teaching career as professor of English at Northwestern University.

Frederic E. Faverty (1902-1981) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/16
Abstract The Frederic E. Faverty Papers are arranged in nineteen and one-half boxes and one oversize package. They span the period 1920-1982. The Papers are organized into eight subseries: biographical materials, general correspondence, Harvard University materials, Northwestern University materials, teaching materials and lecture notes, graduate student records, subject files, and publications files.

Zera S. Fink (1902-1979) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/6
Abstract The Zera S. Fink Papers, comprising two boxes, are arranged into four groups: general correspondence, course materials, published works and research materials. The bulk of the correspondence is from 1956 to 1959 and largely concerns the printing and publication of his book, The Early Wordsworthian Milieu. Fink's academic specialties included Milton, seventeenth century English literature and Romantic literature.

Jean H. Hagstrum (1913-1995) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/7
Abstract Jean Howard Hagstrum taught English Literature at Northwestern University from 1940 until his retirement in 1981. His extensive papers document his educational, teaching, administrative, and scholarly career.

Addison Hibbard (1887-1945) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/24
Abstract The Addison Hibbard Papers fill four boxes (including one half-size box) and span the period 1911-1973, although practically all of the material falls within the years 1911-1945. The Papers are comprised of two categories: correspondence and publications. There are also seven folders of biographical materials including two folders relating to Hibbard's graduate work.

Harold Kaplan Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/39
Abstract Harold Kaplan was a professor of English and American Literature at Northwestern University from 1972 to 1986, when he became professor emeritus. Before coming to Northwestern, Kaplan taught at Rutgers University and Bennington College, after having served in the United States Air Force for four years. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Chicago. This collection includes Kaplan’s class notes, drafts for books and essays, correspondence, talks, and the reviews of his...

Robert D. Mayo (1910-1998) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/32
Abstract The Robert D. Mayo Papers span the years 1920 to 1998. The bulk of the papers consist of Northwestern University-related correspondence, and lecture and research notes. The series is divided into six subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, research notes, papers, and publications. Mayo’s research interests included 17th and 18th century English periodicals, the novel in 18th and 19th century England and 20th century America, Gothic Fiction, 20th century...

Moody E. Prior (1901-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/30
Abstract The Moody E. Prior Papers fill six boxes and span the years 1924 through 1996. The bulk of the material in the series dates between 1946 and 1975. Included are biographical materials and clippings; general and subject correspondence; a number of Prior's speech texts, his Master's thesis, unpublished writings, commentaries, eulogies, notes, awards, and publication reprints. Most of the publications by Prior included in the collection relate to Shakespeare and other British literature, however...

Arthur H. Nethercot (1895-1981) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/8
Abstract Scholar and professor of English Literature Arthur Hobart Nethercot joined NU's English faculty in 1919 and remained with the University until retirement. The Arthur Nethercot Papers consist of biographical materials and clippings documenting Nethercot's career at Northwestern, correspondence from literary figures, and copies and reprints of Nethercot's poetry, fiction, and scholarly publications.

Ernest Samuels (1903-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/5
Abstract Ernest Samuels entered the University of Chicago as a pre-law student in 1919. He received a Bachelor of Philosophy in Law and French in 1923 and immediately entered the University of Chicago Law School. In 1930 he then returned to Chicago to pursue a long standing interest in literature. From January to August 1931 he resumed his studies at the University of Chicago, this time in the English Department. After holding several academic positions, Samuels was appointed Instructor of English in...

Samuel Schoenbaum (1927-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/25
Abstract The Samuel Schoenbaum Papers include biographical material, article reprints, reviews of his publications in the United States and Great Britain, and newspaper and periodical clippings of his life and writing.

J. Lyndon Shanley (1910-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/28
Abstract The J. Lyndon Shanley Papers are organized in three categories: personal files, appointment calendars, and curricular material for the two classes Shanley taught at Northwestern, English C-05, Elements of Poetry, and English C-32 Chaucer. One folder contains a few items from the Navy V-12 program.

Donald Torchiana (1923-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/31
Abstract The Donald Torchiana Papers fill five boxes and span the period 1958-1992. The papers are divided into six subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, research files, speeches, and publications, including additions. The bulk of the papers consists primarily of undated research notes and drafts of his more significant articles. Torchiana’s research interests were in English, Irish, and American literature with emphases on eighteenth-century English and Irish literature,...

Richard Wendorf (1948- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/21
Abstract Richard Wendorf was a professor of English and of Art History at Northwestern University and served the College of Arts and Sciences as associate dean from 1984-1987. His primary research interests involved the eighteenth century poet William Collins and the relationship between biography and portrait painting. The Richard Wendorf Papers are composed of eight categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, administrative files, professional organizations...

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