Papers, 1926-1974.


Sherwin, Oscar, 1902-. Papers, 1926-1974.

Papers, 1926-1974.

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, course materials, illustrations, family items, and printed materials of Sherwin. The manuscripts are largely of unpublished material, but are of some published works like THE ENCOMPASSING MIRROR. The majority of the collection consists of Sherwin's notes on various literary and historical topics including among others Dryden, Pope, and Swift. Course materials are from his classes at City College. The illustrations are some of those considered for use in his publications. Family items include college papers by his son James, notebooks kept by his wife, Stella, during a period of mental illness, and Sherwin's reflections upon her condition. The printed materials consist of periodical articles and reviews by Sherwin and reviews of his books.

4.5 linear ft (ca. 3,500 items in 9 boxes).

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Sherwin, Oscar, 1902- (person)

Historian, professor of English at the City College of New York. Columbia University B.A., 1922; M.A., 1928. From the description of Papers, 1926-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529172 ...

City University of New York. City College (corporateBody)

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 (person)

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 (person)

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