Freeman, James A., 1935-

(Not fully processed)

James A. Freeman Collection

ca.1980-2015
8 boxes 12 linear feet
Call no.: MS 1036

A professor of English at UMass Amherst, James A. Freeman is a scholar of seventeenth century British literature who has compiled an impressively eclectic array of publications and research projects. Educated at Amherst College (AB 1956) and the University of Minnesota (PhD 1968), Freeman joined the faculty in the English Department at UMass shortly after completing his doctorate. He has published on topics ranging from Latin and Greek poets to Shakespeare, Milton, Swift, Tennyson, James Agee, Donald Duck, 17th century regicides, and 1930s radio. He has also served as a regular contributor and editor for the Association for Gravestone Studies Quarterly.

The Freeman Collection contains research materials, drafts, and images from Freeman’s varied research projects in the field of gravestone and cemetery studies.

Gift of James A. Freeman and the Association of Gravestone Studies, June 2018

Subjects

Cemeteries--New EnglandSepulchral monuments--New England