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Guide to the Henry Willis Wells Papers, 1972-

Abstract

Wells was an educator, museum curator and author.

The collection consists of an unpublished Wells' manuscript.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Wells, Henry W. (Henry Willis), 1895-1978.
Title
Henry Willis Wells papers 1972-
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 1 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection consists of Wells' unpublished manuscript, "Edgar Lee Masters: Portrait of a Poet." Part of the Jay B. Hubbell Center for American Literary Historiography.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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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.

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warning Use Restrictions

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

Edgar Lee Masters: Portrait of a Poet
Box 1

Historical Note

Henry Willis Wells was an educator, museum curator, and author. He was a Columbia University professor where he taught poetry and drama for many years. As Curator of the Brander Matthew Dramatic Museum, he became interested in and wrote on the plays of China, India, and Japan.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry Willis Wells Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The provenance of the Henry Willis Wells Papers is unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.