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Preliminary Guide to the Poe Studies Association Records, 1972-1996

Abstract

Non-profit educational organization of college teachers and other interested persons. It was created to exchange information and ideas relating to Edgar Allen Poe biography and criticism both in the U.S. and abroad. The Association publishes a newsletter and meets in conjunction with Modern Language Association meetings. Honorary members have included Jay B. Hubbell and Richard Wilbur.

Collection contains such items as the Association by-laws, correspondence, minutes, publications, and an address by Maureen Cobb Mabbott. Correspondence is divided into alphabetical and chronological files whose items discuss the workings of the Association, program arrangements, publications, and research ideas. The collection is part of the Jay B. Hubbell Center for American Literary Historiography.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Poe Studies Association
Title
Poe Studies Association records 1972-1996
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet, 1041 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains such items as the Association by-laws, correspondence, minutes, publications, and an address by Maureen Cobb Mabbott. Correspondence is divided into alphabetical and chronological files whose items discuss the workings of the Association, program arrangements, publications, and research ideas. The collection is part of the Jay B. Hubbell Center for American Literary Historiography.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Collection contains such items as the Association by-laws, correspondence, minutes, publications, and an address by Maureen Cobb Mabbott. Correspondence is divided into alphabetical and chronological files whose items discuss the workings of the Association, program arrangements, publications, and research ideas. The collection is part of the Jay B. Hubbell Center for American Literary Historiography.

Poe Studies Association Records
Box 1

Addition (2008-0266) (150 items; 0.2 lin. ft.; 1985-1986) contains correspondence discussing Association business, including administration, nominations for posts, meetings, and newsletters.

This addition is unprocessed. Please see Reference Services with questions.

Correspondence, 1985-1986
Box 2

Historical Note

Non-profit educational organization of college teachers and other interested persons. It was created to exchange information and ideas relating to Edgar Allen Poe biography and criticism both in the U.S. and abroad. The Association publishes a newsletter and meets in conjunction with Modern Language Association meetings. Honorary members have included Jay B. Hubbell and Richard Wilbur.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Poe Studies Association Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Poe Studies Association Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1998-2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Meghan Lyon, January 2009

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, January 2009

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.