Weaver, Mike

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Mike Weaver was for some years a lecturer in the School of English at the University of Exeter, with a specialism in American studies. He joined the University in 1967 as a lecturer in American literature, later becoming Reader in American Arts and Letters. He was heavily involved in the work of the American Arts Documentation Centre which was centred at the School of English c1970-1997, and of which he was Director. He left the University c1978, and is now Professorial Fellow Emeritus at Linacre College, University of Oxford. In 2002 he was awarded the J. Dudley Johnston Medal by the Royal Photographic Society.

With his main interests directed towards photography, film and the image, his publications include: The Art of Photography 1839-1989: Catalogue (with Daniel Wolf), 1989; Alvin Langdon Coburn: symbolist photographer, 1882-1966 (with essay); Beyond the craft, 1986; British photography in the nineteenth century: the fine art tradition (ed.) 1989; Henry Fox Talbot: selected texts and bibliography (ed.), 1992; Julia Margaret Cameron, 1815-1870: an exhibition arranged by the John Hansard Gallery, The University, Southampton, and toured by the Arts Council of Great Britain, 1984; William Carlos Williams: the American background, 1971; The photographic art pictorial traditions in Britain and America, 1986; History of photography 1991-2000 (co-ed.)

From the guide to the Weaver Papers, 1966-c1980, (University of Exeter)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William Carlos Williams collection of papers, 1927-1965 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Poetry and Correspondence, 1964-1967 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vincent Ferrini Papers., n.d., 1949-1977. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
creatorOf Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. William Carlos Williams collection of papers, 1927-1965. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Finlay, Ian Hamilton,. Ian Hamilton Finlay correspondence, 1962-1969. S-Z. The Sage Colleges Libraries
creatorOf Weaver Papers, 1966-c1980 University of Exeter
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associatedWith Ferrini, Vincent. person
associatedWith Finlay, Ian Hamilton person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Exeter corporateBody
associatedWith Weaver Mike fl 1967-2002 person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. person
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Exhibition posters American 1970-1980
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Exhibition posters 1960-1970 American


Birth 1937




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