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Arthur Christy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-082
The Arthur Christy collection is categorized according to personal and professional manuscripts. Private papers contain correspondence to and from friends, professors and editors. The public papers contain manuscripts, articles, translations and chapters for books, many with handwritten corrections and jottings by Christy. Class notes and other coursework are also featured, along with essays profiling literary and anthropological subjects. Book and article manuscripts emphasize Christy's focus on the influence of Oriental (Indian and Confucian) themes upon American literature, particularly as seen in the writings of Emerson, Thoreau and other New England Transcendentalists. Christy's research displays a tremendous breadth of reading and acute analytical ability. Of particular interest are Christy's notes for his proposed Thoreau Fact Book, unpublished at the time of his death. The papers are contained in 12 boxes, comprising 13 linear feet.

Dates

  • Created: 1927-1946

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.

Extent

12.00 boxes

13 linear feet other_unmapped

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition

Gift
Method of Acquisition The circumstances of the donation of the collection is uncertain, however the collection was received by Wheaton College in 1979.

Other Descriptive Information

The Arthur Christy Papers highlights Christy
Title
Arthur Christy Papers
Author
Special Collections, Buswell Library Staff
Date
05/01/2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, Buswell Library Repository

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