Robert Elliott Papers, 1946 - 1981


Robert Elliott Papers, 1946 - 1981

Papers of Robert Carl Elliott, scholar and professor of literature. Elliott specialized in the study of satire and its relationship to utopian societies. The collection includes manuscripts of writings by Elliott, correspondence with friends and colleagues, and material related to the development of UCSD. Also of interest are materials related to issues of academic freedom and free speech that affected Ohio State University in the 1950s and 1960s and USCD in the late 1960's and 1970s. The items in the collection are dated between 1946-1981, with the bulk of the material dated in the 1960s and 1970s.The collection is arranged in nine series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE; 2) WRITINGS; 3) OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MATERIALS; 4) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO ADMINISTRATIVE MATERIALS; 5) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO LITERATURE DEPARTMENT; 6) MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION; 7) LITERATURE CONFERENCES; 8) MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS and 9) ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES.

5.80 linear feet; (14 archives boxes, 4 oversize folders)



SNAC Resource ID: 6665335

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