Allison-Shelley manuscript collection, 1600-1984

2284

Collection Overview

Title:
Allison-Shelley manuscript collection
Dates (Inclusive):
1600-1984
Creator:
Shelley, Philip Allison
Abstract:
Philip Allison Shelley, author and collector, was professor of German and comparative literature at Pennsylvania State University, retiring in 1972.
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, travel journals, and manuscripts of translations from German that illustrate the literary and cultural relations between Germany, England and the United States. Materials span from 1600 through 1984 with the bulk from the 18th through 20th centuries.
Collection Number:
2284
Size:
3500 item(s)
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

Correspondence and other items illustrative of the literary and cultural relations of Germany to England and the United States. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, journals, etc., of interpreters of Anglo-German literature and culture; travel journals from English speakers in the German-speaking countries, and of German speakers in England and America; manuscripts of translations from German; and illustrative matter and realia. Primarily from the 18th through the 20th centuries, although older material is included.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Copyright, where it persists, is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Allison-Shelley manuscript collection, RBM 2284, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Shelley, Philip Allison

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Collection Inventory

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