Author, English professor at the University of Massachusetts, and alumnus of the same school. Includes correspondence, typescript manuscripts, poems, travel journals, and class materials including syllabi and lecture notes.
The collection is open for research.
Background on Harold T. McCarthy
Author, English professor, and University of Massachusetts alumnus (class of 1941) Harold T. McCarthy taught at the University of Massachusetts from 1959 and into his retirement in the late 1980s. In addition to his books on Henry James (1968) and the expatriate perspective on the idea of America (1972), he wrote fiction and poetry as well as critical articles on Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Herman Melville, and Richard Wright.
Correspondence, typescript manuscripts, poems, travel journals, and class materials including syllabi and lecture notes documenting Harold T. McCarthy's long and active career as an educator and writer, and travel experiences.
Acquired from Alice McCarthy, 1990.
Processed by Linda Seidman.
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Cite as: Harold T. McCarthy Papers (RG 40/11 McCarthy). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.