SC/03. Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Literature Collections
Record Group Term
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Articles, essays, speeches by South African author and anti-apartheid activist Alan Paton collected by Western Michigan University professor Edward Callan. Also contains correspondence between Callan and Alan Paton, as well as Callan and other notable South African anti-apartheid activists, such as Nadine Gordimer and Albert J. Luthuli.
Dates: 1920-2001; bulk 1922-1994; Other: Date acquired: 12/1996
Abstract Articles by or about W.H. Auden collected by Western Michigan University English Professor emeritus Edward Callan, including articles by Callan himself, correspondence, copies of The Griffin (1954-1960), and The Mid-Century Review (1960-1963).
Dates: 1928-1996; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1939-1978; Other: Date acquired: 12/1996
Abstract Articles on James Joyce and W.B. Yeats, research notes, correspondence, sheet music and ephemera.
Dates: 1903-2000; bulk 1958-1992; Other: Date acquired: 12/1996
Abstract Personal papers of twentieth century American poet John Woods, including drafts of individual poems and book manuscripts, research materials, academic career files, photographs, cassette tape recordings. Also associated with this collection are 987 books from the poet's personal library, many inscribed by the authors (the books are cataloged separately and searchable through the WMU Libraries online catalog)
Dates: 1948-1996; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-1992; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/1999
Abstract Papers of British folklorist Katharine M. Briggs (1898-1980). Scholarship on British Isles folklore, Elizabethan and Jacobean literature, children's literature; book, article and play manuscripts and typescripts; correspondence.
Dates: 1805-1980; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1958-1980; Other: Date acquired: 2001
Abstract Editorial office records of Blacksparrow Press (1966-2003), as well as a collection of nearly every title published by the press in all of their various editions. The books are all cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan Libraries' online catalog. The archival portion of the collection consists primarily of typescripts for books, editors' copies of manuscripts, first proofs, uncorrected page proofs, corrected page proofs, galley proofs, catalogs, screenplays, prospecti and...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004