Milton Hindus papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
03 MWalB00136A

Dates

  • 1745-1999 (Creation)
  • 1929-1998 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 1998-07-08 (Other)

Extents

  • 26.33 Cubic Feet (Whole)
  • 25 record center boxes, 3 document boxes, 1 object box other_unmapped (Whole)
  • 0.00 unknown (Whole)
  • 0.00 unknown (Whole)

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Notes

  • Abstract

    Milton Hindus was a professor at Brandeis University from the time it was established in 1948. His papers represent his perspective on 50 years of development at Brandeis as well as currents in the American literary scene for the second half of the 20th century.

  • Arrangement

    Arranged in 10 series: Personal and Academic (boxes 1-2) Correspondence (boxes 3-9) Published Articles (boxes 10-12) Books and Chapters (boxes 12-16) Unpublished Writing (boxes 16-18) Collected Writings (boxes 18-19) Miscellaneous (boxes 20-21) Books by Hindus (boxes 22-23) Library (boxes 24-25), and an Addendum (boxes 26-29)

    For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Some material is restricted; please consult the University Archivist.

  • Source of Acquisition

    These materials were created and collected by Milton Hindus.  The materials were retrieved from his home and from his office on the campus of Brandeis University.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

    Collection contains spiral-bound notebooks that are beginning to rust, as well as faculty publications in box 28 and 29. Floppy disc in box 29.

  • Scope and Contents

    The materials in this collection were created from 1754 through 1999, but the bulk of the material dates from 1929 through 1998. They include biographical sketches, teaching notes and student papers, research materials, correspondence, published and unpublished documents, works by other authors, brochures and flyers, index cards, reel to reel audio tapes, and a blue silk sash. Approximately one-third of the collection is correspondence. In most cases, the published work include the original publication copy or reprints, as well the original typewritten manuscript (occasionally including numerous drafts with corrections) and handwritten notes. A majority of the published and unpublished documents is in the form of literary criticism.

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