Papers, [1925-1966].


Papers, [1925-1966].

Professional and personal papers of the Dartmouth College professor and writer, Alexander Kinnan Laing. The material is chiefly concerned with his writing and includes mss. (holographs and typescripts) for the following works: The cadaver of Gideon Wyck (published as: The cadaver of Gideon Wyck, by a medical student : edited by Alexander Laing. -- New York : Farrar ? Dr. Scarlett (published as: Dr. Scarlett : a narrative of his mysterious behavior in the East. -- New York : Farrar ? Way for America (published as: Way for America. -- New York : Duell, Claon and Pearce, c[1943]); Clipper ship men (published as: Clipper ship men. -- [New York] : Duell, Sloan and Pearce. [1944]); Jonathan Eagle (published as: Jonathan Eagle. -- N. Y. : Duell, Sloan and Pearce. [1955]); and Matthew Early (published as: Matthew Early. -- New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1957]); other works in mss. form are also included in the collection. Journals in which his stories, essays, and poetry appeared are included. Material related to his activities as an asst. librarian at the Dartmouth College Library, as a member of the Dartmouth College Eng. dept., as the Educational Services advisor at Dartmouth College, and as the Public Affairs Lab. director of the Great Issues course at Dartmouth College are included in the collections, as well as material related to his interest in the Willard Uphaus case and the Louis C. Wyman investigations and to his involvement in other political activities.

33 boxes (16 ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6707882

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