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William McCollum, Don Marquis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0061
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 Also included are four boxes of personal material from McCollum, typescripts of many unpublished poems, and a memoir.

Dates

  • 1975-1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.

Extent

8 Linear Feet (16 boxes)

Overview

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 Also included are four boxes of personal material from McCollum, typescripts of many unpublished poems, and a memoir.

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.

Arrangement

Material is arranged by format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. McCollum

Related Materials

Selected letters of Don Marquis. Marquis. Call number: 818.5 M348L
Title
William McCollum, Don Marquis Collection
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1991-06-27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2012-03-15: Finding aid information revised March 15, 2012
  • 2017-02-14: Added to ArchivesSpace

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
Linderman Library
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Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
610-758-4506
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