Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960

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Professor of English and Drama at the University of Pennsylvania (1895-1945). Received this collection as a gift from Lewis George Sterner, and in turn donated it to the library.

From the description of Correspondence from Lewis George Sterner, 1930. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 212911456

Arthur Hobson Quinn was on the faculty of the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1917. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886490

Arthur Hobson Quinn was a member of the English department at the University of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1928-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884482

B.S., Ph.D. and Litt.D., U. of Pennsylvania, (1894, 1899, 1931-hon.); faculty member, Penn (1894-1954); Dean of the College, (1912-1922); appointed John Welsh Centennial Professor of History and English Literature (1939-1945); author of works on American drama and literature.

From the description of Papers, 1912-1922. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122631008

Arthur Hobson Quinn was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the author of major works on American drama (1923-1927) and fiction (1936) and a biography of Edgar Allan Poe (1941).

From the description of Arthur Hobson Quinn correspondence with W.S. Dye, 1931. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70082127

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. Norman Foerster papers, 1907-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960. Correspondence with Edgar Fahs Smith, 1917-1920. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Literature, Records, 1927-2000s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Fred W. (Fred Washington), 1865-1941. American drama in Atkinson collection, Part I, 1756-1830 [typescript], 1918 / Fred W. Atkinson. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Gohdes, Clarence, 1901-1997. Papers, 1845-1992. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1928-1929. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Barrett Harper Clark papers, 1912-1937 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960. Arthur Hobson Quinn correspondence with W.S. Dye, 1931. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
referencedIn Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968. Papers, 1918-1979. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953. Barrett Harper Clark papers, 1912-1937. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gordon, Armistead C. (Armistead Churchill), 1855-1931. His notes on Edgar Allan Poe and a typed copy of his review of Arthur Hobson Quinn's Edgar Allan Poe; a critical biography (New York, 1941) [manuscript] 1941. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Fagin, Nathan Bryllion, 1892-. Nathan Bryllion Fagin papers, 1925-1951. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. Papers of Ellen Glasgow [manuscript], 1880-1963. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-. Representative American plays, from 1767 to the present day. Greater Victoria Public Library
referencedIn Sherman, Robert L. (Robert Lowery), b. 1867. Sherman theatre collection, 1871-1938. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Herne, James A., 1839-1901. Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Joint Committee on Materials for Research. Records of the Joint Committee on Materials for Research, circa 1930-1940. Library of Congress
creatorOf Gohdes, Clarence, 1901-1997. Papers, 1935-1992. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Duke University Press. American Literature records, 1927-2002. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968. Papers of Thomas O. Mabbott, 1918-1979. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur H. (Arthur Hobson), 1875-1960. Papers, 1912-1922. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Jay B. Hubbell Papers, 1816-1998 and undated, bulk 1920-1979 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers, 1897-1930 Houghton Library
referencedIn Edward Sheldon correspondence, 1899-1959. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960. Correspondence from Lewis George Sterner, 1930. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Dye, William S. William S. Dye correspondence, 1930 May 13-26 and 1950 November 7. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Hoole, William Stanley, 1903-. Papers, 1930-1969. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1917. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Edgar Allan Poe collection, 1875-1985. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
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associatedWith American Literature corporateBody
associatedWith Atkinson, Fred W. (Fred Washington), 1865-1941. person
correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953. person
associatedWith De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945 person
correspondedWith Dye, William S. person
associatedWith Fagin, Nathan Bryllion, 1892- person
associatedWith Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Gohdes, Clarence, 1901-1997. person
associatedWith Gordon, Armistead C. (Armistead Churchill), 1855-1931. person
associatedWith Herne, James A., 1839-1901. person
associatedWith Hoole, William Stanley, 1903- person
correspondedWith Hubbell, Jay B., 1885-1979 person
associatedWith Joint Committee on Materials for Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968. person
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. person
correspondedWith Sheldon, Edward, 1886-1946 person
correspondedWith Sherman, Robert L. (Robert Lowery), b. 1867. person
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. person
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. College of Arts and Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith Werner, William Louser, 1894-1965. person
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United States
United States
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Deans (in colleges)--20th century
English teachers--Correspondence
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Birth 1875

Death 1960

Americans

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