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Richard R. Neill Coursework Collection MC 163

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641
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Collection processed by Andrea Jackson and Aleksandr Gelfand.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 05, 2013
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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Neill, Richard R.
Title: Richard R. Neill Coursework Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1949-1952
Abstract: The collection consists of the coursework of Richard R. Neill, a New York City-born graduate of NYU, who attended the English program in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences between 1949 and 1952. Materials in the collection include syllabi, notebooks, term papers, and exams.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet
Language of Materials: Material is in English.
Call Phrase: MC 163

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Biography of Richard Neill

Richard R. Neill was born in New York City on June 20, 1925. He graduated from Princeton with an A.B. in English in 1938 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. After the end of World War II, Neill attended NYU for his graduate education from 1949-1952, earning an M.A. in English in 1953. Neill joined Prentice-Hall Publishers as an editor and worked there for the duration of his professional life, retiring in 1985 as President of Executive Reports (P-H business publishing subsidiary).

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of syllabi, notebooks, term papers, and exams of Richard R. Neill compiled while he attended NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences from 1949 to 1952 to earn an M.A. in English.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in chronological order, with the exceptions of a notebook from English 126.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Cargill, Oscar, 1898-1972
  • Fisher, John
  • Gibson, William
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Schlauch, Margaret, 1898-

Subject Topics

  • American literature |y 20th century.
  • English literature -- Study and teaching.
  • New York University -- History.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

A part of the collection, spanning 1949-1951, was acquired from Richard R. Neill in 2002. Files from 1952 were transferred in the same year from Princeton University's Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.

Access Restrictions

Institutional records of New York University are closed for a period of 20 years from the date of their creation (the date on which each document was written). Board of Trustees records are similarly closed for 35 years from the date of creation. The opening date for files spanning several years will be 20 years from the most recent date. Access will be given to material already 20 years old contained within a collection that is not yet open when such material can be isolated from the rest of the collection.

Materials related to personnel, faculty grievances, job searches and all files with information that falls under the University's Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policy are permanently restricted.

Please contact the University Archivists with specific questions regarding restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Some materials may be restricted. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the:
New York University Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-2641
Fax: (212) 995-4225
E-mail: university-archives@nyu.edu

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form: Identification of item, date (if known); Richard R. Neill Coursework Collection; MC 163; box number; folder number; New York University Archives, New York University Libraries.

Other Finding Aids

A 2002 paper finding aid is available.

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Materials for Course - English 291-292: American Literature Since 1900 (Professor Oscar Cargill)
1949-1950
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Materials for Course - English 291-292: American Literature Since 1900 (Professor Oscar Cargill)
1949-1950
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Materials for Course - English 216: Canterbury Tales (Professor Margaret Schlauch)
1950 Spring
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Materials for Course - English 216: Canterbury Tales (Professor Margaret Schlauch)
1950 Spring
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Materials for Course - English 201-202: The Developement of Modern English (Professor John Fisher)
1950-1951
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Materials for Course - English 201-202: The Developement of Modern English (Professor John Fisher)
1950-1951
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Materials for Course - English 126: Types and Theories of Tragedy (Professor Samuel Johnson)
1951 Spring
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Materials for Course - English 126: Types and Theories of Tragedy (Professor Samuel Johnson)
1951 Spring
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Materials for Course - English 295-296: American Fiction (Professor William Gibson)
1951-1952
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Materials for Course - English 295-296: American Fiction (Professor William Gibson)
1951-1952
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Notebook from English 126
1951 Spring
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Notebook from English 295-296
1952 Spring

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