Guide to the Helen S. Bevington Papers, 1965-1976
Helen S. Bevington was a poet and taught in the Dept. of English at Duke University from 1943-1976. The collection includes page and galley proofs and typescripts. It ranges in date from 1965-1976.
- Record Group
- Helen S. Bevington papers
- Bevington, Helen, 1906-2001
- 1.7 Linear Feet, 1000 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
The collection contains page and galley proofs as well as typescripts for five of Bevington's published works. The collection ranges in date from 1965-1976.
Access to the Collection
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Collection is open for research.
Use & Permissions
Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], Helen S. Bevington Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Born in 1906 in Afton, NY, Helen Smith Bevington earned a philosophy degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in English from Columbia University. She married Merle Bevington in 1927 and together, they came to Duke University in 1943 to teach in the English Department. Bevington retired in 1976 as professor emeritus and was well-published. She died in 2001.
- Biographical Reference Collection, 1972-2004 (University Archives, Duke University.)
- News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004. (University Archives, Duke University.)
- Photograph Collection, 1861-2006. (University Archives, Duke University.)
- Dept. of English records. (University Archives, Duke University. )
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The Helen S. Bevington Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1971; 1976.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, January 2007
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007
Accession A71-60 is described in this finding aid.