The Louis Martin Sears Papers, 1911-1960 (inclusive), 1928-1958 (bulk).

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Sears, Louis Martin, 1885-. The Louis Martin Sears Papers, 1911-1960 (inclusive), 1928-1958 (bulk).

The Louis Martin Sears Papers, 1911-1960 (inclusive), 1928-1958 (bulk).

The Louis Martin Sears Papers (1911-1960; 4 cubic ft.) document the professional career of historian and author Louis Martin Sears. Types of materials in the collection include writings, speeches, correspondence, printed material, and a photograph of Sears. The bulk of the papers consists of typescripts or manuscripts for various articles, speeches, books, or book reviews written by Sears. The Papers are comprised of the following series: I. Writings by Sears, 1911-1960; II. Correspondence, 1936-1959; III. Research Materials, 1935-1957; IV. Printed Material, 1922-1958; V. Photographic Material, undated. The Writings series includes journal articles and reprints, typescripts, books, critical reviews, speeches, commencement addresses, talks for conference proceedings, course papers, essays, and memoirs. Also included in this series are two sets of meeting minutes of the Parlor Club taken by Sears in 1946. The Correspondence series includes incoming and outgoing correspondence primarily relating to Sears' various writing projects. The Research Materials series includes Sears' notes and references to sources used by him in his writings and research. The Printed Material series includes journal articles, pamphlets, and other assorted materials given to Sears or collected by him. The Photographic Material series consists of one photographic print of Sears, undated.

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