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McCarthy, Harold T.

Harold T. McCarthy Papers, 1958-1989.

4 boxes (2 linear feet).
Call no.: FS 028

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

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.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Harold T. McCarthy Papers (RG 40/11 McCarthy). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Alice McCarthy, 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman.


Additional Information

Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Language
English.


Contents List
Vita
Box 1:1
Correspondence
1967-1969, 1982
Box 1:2
Correspondence re: publication of books
1971-1974
Box 1:3
The Expatriate Perspective: The Self-Discovery of American Novelists in Europe (typescript)
Box 1:4
The Expatriate Perspective: American Novelists and the Idea of America (typescript, photocopied)
Box 1:5
Henry James: The Creative Process (published version)
1958
Box 1:6
Poems by HTM
Box 1:7
Travel journals
1972-1989
Box 2:8-17
Syllabus: English 133
Fall 1983
Box 3:18
Syllabus: English 480C
Fall 1986
Box 3:19
Syllabus: English 272
Fall 1986
Box 3:20
Lecture Notes, A-K
Box 3:21-34
Lecture Notes, L-Z
Box 4:35-46

Subjects

  • American literature--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States
  • Amherst (Mass.)--Intellectual life--20th century
  • College teachers--Massachusetts--Amherst
  • McCarthy, Harold T. Expatriate perspective
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Alumni and alumnae
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of English

Contributors

  • McCarthy, Harold T

Types of material

  • Diaries
  • Lecture notes
  • Letters (Correspondence)
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