Guide to the Lewis Gaston Leary Papers, 1790-1986
Chiefly notes, lectures, addresses, and articles on American writers, with an emphasis on early American literature, especially minor authors. Includes research materials on Philip Freneau, Parson Weems, and Henry D. Thoreau. The collection also contains correspondence, 1958-1985, and an autobiographical sketch by Leary. Most of this material is described in the container list.
- Collection Number
- Lewis Gaston Leary papers
- Leary, Lewis Gaston, 1906-1990
- 36 Linear Feet, 29,802 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Collection is open for research.
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An educator, writer, and critic, Leary taught at Duke and Columbia Universities, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
[Identification of item], Lewis Gaston Leary Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
The Lewis Gaston Leary Papers were received by the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Libary as a gift in 1984-1986.
Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff
Completed January 20, 1987
Encoded by Ruth E. Bryan