Adams, Robert Martin, 1915-

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Professor of English.

Robert Martin Adams graduated from Columbia University, where he also received an M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. He taught at Columbia, at the University of Wisconsin, and at Rutgers University before coming to Cornell University in 1950. At Cornell, he taught courses in the literature of the 17th century, the Renaissance and the modern period in the departments of English and Comparative Literature from 1950 to 1968. In 1968 he joined the faculty of UCLA. Professor Adams died in 1996.

From the description of Robert Martin Adams papers, [ca. 1950-1966]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64693579

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referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Adams, Robert Martin, 1915-. Robert Martin Adams papers, [ca. 1950-1966]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Self, Elaine, 1921-1988. Elaine Self papers, 1949-1986. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Robert Martin Adams papers, [ca. 1950-1966] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Cornell University corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. Dept. of English. corporateBody
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527. person
associatedWith Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Robert Martin, Adams 1915- person
associatedWith Self, Elaine, 1921-1988. person
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Birth 1915-09-08

Death 1996





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