Robin Lampson collection, 1868-1937.


Lampson, Robin, 1900-. Robin Lampson collection, 1868-1937.

Robin Lampson collection, 1868-1937.

Box 1 contains clippings, audio tapes and memorabilia pertaining to Robin Lampson's life and career. Box 2a contains Lampson poetry manuscripts. Box 2b contains Lampson's critical writing and reviews, as well as critical writings about Lampson's works (1930s). Box 3 contains Lampson's correspondence and business papers. Box 4 contains materials pertaining to Lampson's teaching activities (1936-1941). Boxes 5-6 contain materials about Lampson's research interests: Terry/Sharon/Hill trial; Frederick Law Olmsted; Transcontinental Railroad; Jack London; and Yellow Fever.

7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)

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