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Papers of Susan Vesely
RG 02.09.01
Collection Dates: 1983-1985
0.5 linear ft.

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Acquisition and Processing Information: Susan Vesely donated these papers to the University Archives in 2001. Guide posted to the Internet June 2006.


From notebook by Susan Vesely, 1984
From notebook by Susan Vesely

Scope and Contents

The Papers of Susan Vesely consist of lecture notes taken while she was an undergraduate student at the University of Iowa from 1983 to 1985. Notes are from courses taught by Sherman Paul, a professor of English.

Related Materials

Peck, H. Daniel, ed. The Green American Tradition: Essays and Poems for Sherman Paul. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 1989.

Sherman Paul has authored numerous works, including: Thoreau, a Collection of Critical Essays; Edmund Wilson: A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time; and Six Classic American Writers: An Introduction.

Box Contents List

Collection consists of nine notebooks containing notes of lectures presented by Sherman Paul, concerning American literary criticism in the twentieth century.