William McCollum, Don Marquis Collection
Scope and Contents
Collection contains material from the estate of William McCollum, Jr., Lehigh 1937. It includes photocopies of letters written by Don Marquis, material about, and copies of, a “Don Marquis Letter” (a one sheet newsletter with excerpts and tidbits about Marquis), correspondence regarding these endeavors, including a trip to Lehigh where he gave a talk to the English Honorary Society in February 1981, and other correspondence. Also included are four boxes of personal material from McCollum, typescripts of many unpublished poems, and a memoir.
- McCollum, William (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
McCollum, Lehigh University class of 1937, executive of Tingley Rubber Co., was an avid admirer and collector of Marquis. McCollum also published the Don Marquis letter, a newsletter, from 1980 to 1982.
8 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
Collection contains material from the estate of William McCollum, Jr., Lehigh 1937. It includes photocopies of letters written by Don Marquis, which were collected and published by McCollum. Also included are four boxes of personal material from McCollum, typescripts of many unpublished poems, and a memoir.
Material is arranged by format.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. McCollum
- William McCollum, Don Marquis Collection
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