Oscar Wilde Firkins papers 1909-1932

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Oscar Wilde Firkins papers, 1909-1932

Oscar Wilde Firkins papers 1909-1932

Collection contains the papers of Oscar Wilde Firkins, professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota.

2 boxes; (3.0 linear feet)

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University of Minnesota. Dept. of Comparative Literature.

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Comparative literature was first taught by Oscar Firkins, a professor in the English department. He was promoted to professor of comparative literature in 1918. With this appointment he had no administrative connection with any existing department and served as the only faculty member who taught this subject until his death in 1932. In 1952, a committee was formed to establish a graduate program in comparative literature. The committee, appointed by the Dean of the Graduate School, was composed ...

Firkins, Oscar W., 1864-1932

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Oscar Wilde Firkins was a literary critic and professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. Francis Brown Barton was a professor in the French Dept. at the University. From the description of Oscar Wilde Firkins papers, 1909-1932. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63300997 Oscar Wilde Firkins was a literary critic and professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. From the description of Oscar W...

Northrop, Cyrus, 1932-1922

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Firkins, Ina Ten Eyck, 1866-1937

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Ina Ten Eyck Firkins, A.B. University of Minnesota (1888). Assistant Librarian, Reference Librarian (1889-1932), Acting University Librarian (1920-1921) at the University of Minnesota. Ina Ten Eyck Firkins was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1866. She received a Bachelor of Literature degree from the University of Minnesota in 1888. Following her graduation, she accepted the position of Assistant Librarian at the University of Minnesota Library. Miss Firkins remained w...