Frederic Ives Carpenter papers, 1923-1984, n.d.


Frederic Ives Carpenter papers, 1923-1984, n.d.

Chiefly letters received from literary scholars, historians and writers. Principal correspondents include: Van Wyck Brooks, Bernard DeVoto, William Everson, Henry Alonzo Myers, Eugene O'Neill, George Rippey Stewart, Laurens Van der Post and Hyatt H. Waggoner. Collection also contains reprints and photocopies of articles by Carpenter; misc. notes and photocopies of various annotations in books from his library; selected annotated volumes from his library; typescript copy of his doctoral dissertation, "Emerson's use of translations from the oriental (University of Chicago, 1929), containing some holograph annotations); misc. clippings.

5 boxes (2.1 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6757404

UC Berkeley Libraries

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