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J. Kenneth Leslie (1907-1985) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/12/4
Abstract The J. Kenneth Leslie Papers fill thirteen boxes and span the period 1926-1985. They are arranged in six categories: education files, correspondence files, teaching files, administration files, research files, and publications. Four folders of biographical materials are included as well. A portion of the collection is in Spanish.
Dates: 1926-1985

Robert D. Mayo (1910-1998) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/32
Abstract Robert D. Mayo came to Northwestern University as an Instructor in the Department of English in 1941. He returned to the University after service in the U.S. Army as assistant professor in 1946, became an associate professor in 1953, and professor in 1961, retiring in 1978. 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 criticism, and romantic and modern poetry. His...
Dates: 1920-1998

Geza von Molnar (1932-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/15/5
Abstract The von Molnár Papers fill eighteen boxes, spanning the years 1967 to 2002. The greater part of the papers relate to von Molnár's work in the German Department of Northwestern University including numerous student papers, course related materials and many handwritten research and lecture notes. The following seven subseries divide the papers: Biographical Materials, Correspondence, Teaching files, Committees, Research Notes, Student Work & Publications. Many of the items are in German.
Dates: 1967-2002

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.
Dates: 1927-1981

Charles W. Pearson Family Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/2
Abstract The Charles Pearson Family Papers document the life and career of Charles W. Pearson, Northwestern alumnus and faculty member (professor and department chair in the Department of English), as well as the lives of several family members. The collection is organized on a genealogical principle: the papers of Charles W. Pearson come first, those of his six children second, and finally the papers of Hadath and French families (related branches of the Pearson family). The description of the...
Dates: 1843-1968

Moody E. Prior (1901-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/30
Abstract Moody E. Prior came to Northwestern University in 1924 as an instructor in English. He became an assistant professor in 1930, and associate professor in 1937, and pprofessor, 1944. He held John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities and English from 1948 until his retirement in 1969. His research interests focused on English drama and he was considered an authority on Shakespeare. The Moody E. Prior Papers fill six boxes and span the years 1924 through 1996. The bulk of the material in the...
Dates: 1909-2017

Records of Program in Comparative Literary Studies

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Identifier: 11/3/42/2
Abstract This collection documents the history of the Program in Comparative Literary Studies and earlier iterations of that Program as well as related committees and correspondence.
Dates: 1976-1998

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...
Dates: 1918 - 1995; Other: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1971

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.
Dates: 1951-1976

J. Lyndon Shanley (1910-1996) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/28
Abstract J. Lyndon Shanley joined the faculty at Northwestern University as an instructor in the English Department. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1940, associate professor in 1946, and professor in 1951. Shanley retired from the University in 1978. His research focused on Chaucer, Spencer and Thoreau. The J. Lyndon Shanley Papers are organized into three categories: personal files, appointment calendars, and curricular material for the two classes Shanley taught at Northwestern, English...
Dates: 1936-1991

Stuart G. P. Small (1916-1992) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/9/2
Abstract The Stuart G. P. Small Papers fill eight boxes and span the period 1947-1989. The papers are organized in four main categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files and publications.
Dates: 1947-1989

Meno Spann (1903-1991) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/15/4
Abstract Meno Spann was a dynamic and popular teacher of German at Northwestern University from 1943 until his retirement in 1971, returning to teach briefly in 1977. His research interests emphasized the work of late nineteenth and early-twentieth century novelist and short-story writer Franz Kafka. He used puppet shows emulating the performance of Marlowe's Dr. Faustusto aid in teaching and popularizing German and German literature. The Meno Spann Papers are organized into seven...
Dates: 1903-1991

Grundy Steiner (1916-2004) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/9/4
Abstract The Grundy Steiner (1916-2004) Papers cover the years 1937 to 2004. They consist largely of teaching files and correspondence from Professor Steiner's time teaching Latin and classics at Northwestern University (1947-1984). The papers contain research notes for publications, classes, and lectures, as well as biographical materials like Northwestern personnel records and biographies.
Dates: 1937 - 2004; Other: Majority of material found within 1955 - 1984; Other: Date acquired: 04/11/2005

Frederick S. Stimson (1919-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/26/1
Abstract Frederick S. Stimson came to Northwestern University in 1954 as instructor in Romance Languages, attaining the rank of professor in 1967. Much of his research and writing dealt with Hispanic poetry in Latin America. The Frederick S. Stimson Papers occupy one and a half boxes and span the period 1953-1981, with most of the material falling between 1960 and 1974. The papers are arranged in two main categories (teaching files and publications), with one folder of biographical materials.
Dates: 1953 - 1981; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1974

Donald Torchiana (1923-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/31
Abstract Donald Torchiana came to Northwestern University in 1953 as instructor in English from 1953-1959; he became an assistant professor in 1959, an associate professor in 1963, and a professor in 1968, until his retirement in 1989. His research interests were 18th century English and Irish literature, the Irish Literary Renaissance, modern literature, and the writings of Joyce, Yeats, Swift and Pope. The Donald Torchiana Papers fill five boxes and span the period 1958-1992. The papers are divided...
Dates: 1958-2001

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...
Dates: 1965-1986

Richard M. Wilson (1940- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/37
Abstract Richard M. Wilson's papers are contained within one box and mostly consist of teaching materials and student papers from his African literature courses. The papers also include biographical materials, Program of African Studies materials, and some of Wilson's publications and correspondence. The papers span the years 1968-1972.
Dates: 1968-1972

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Berry, Jack 1
Besant, Annie, 1847-1933 1
Blake, William, 1757-1827 1
Bode, Carl, 1911-1993 1
Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004 1
Cole, Douglas 1
Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667 1
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 1
D'Avenant, William, 1606-1668 1
De Voto, Bernard, 1897-1955 1
DeCoster, Cyrus Cole, 1914-1999 1
Douglas, Wallace W. (Wallace Warner), 1914-1995 1
Ellmann, Richard, 1918-1987 1
Elmen, Paul 1
Eta Sigma Phi. Beta Chapter (Northwestern University) 1
Evans, Bergen, 1904-1978 1
Evans, Lawrence (Lawrence Gove), 1935-2011 1
Famous Writers School 1
Faverty, Frederic E. (Frederic Everett), 1902-1981 1
Fink, Zera Silver, 1902-1979 1
Hagstrum, Jean H. 1
Hayford, Harrison 1
Heller, Erich, 1911-1990 1
Hibbard, Addison, 1887-1945 1
Holthusen, Hans Egon, 1913-1997 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 1
Johnston, Brian, 1932-2013 1
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 1
Kaplan, Harold, 1916-2015 1
Kerr, Walter Boardman, 1911-2003 1
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006 1
Leslie, John Kenneth, 1907-1985 1
Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977 1
Mattingly, Garrett, 1900-1962 1
Mayo, Robert D. (Robert Donald), 1910-1998 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 1
Modern Language Association of America 1
Molnár, Géza von, 1932-2001 1
Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999 1
Nethercot, Arthur H. (Arthur Hobart), 1895-1981 1
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Comparative Literary Studies Program 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Art History 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Spanish 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Spanish and Portuguese 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Faculty Planning Committee 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Program of Comparative Literature and Theory 1
O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991 1
Pardo Bazán, Emilia, condesa de, 1852-1921 1
Pearson family 1
Pearson, C. W. (Charles William), 1846-1905 1
Prior, Moody E. (Moody Erasmus), 1901-1996 1
Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963 1
Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979 1
Rumsfeld, Donald, 1932-2021 1
Samuels, Ernest, 1903-1996 1
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 1
Schoenbaum, S. (Samuel), 1927-1996 1
Shanley, J. Lyndon (James Lyndon), 1910-1996 1
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 1
Small, Stuart G. P. 1
Spann, Meno, 1903-1991 1
Steiner, Grundy, 1916-2004 1
Stimson, Frederick S. (Frederick Sparks), 1919-2001 1
Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936 1
Thurber, James, 1894-1961 1
Torchiana, Donald T. 1
Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975 1
Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 1
Valera, Juan, 1824-1905 1
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 1
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 1
Wendorf, Richard 1
Wilson, Richard, 1940- 1
Wordsworth, Christopher, 1774-1846 1
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 1
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