Philip Young collection on John Barth
- Young, Philip, 1918-1991
- Physical Description:
- 0.25 linear ft. (Housed in one half Hollinger box)
- Restrictions on Access:
- Collection is open for research.
- John Barth is an American author of postmodernist and metafictional fiction. He served as a professor at Penn State University between 1953-1965, the State University of New York at Buffalo between 1965-1973, and Johns Hopkins University between 1973-1995. Philip Young was a professor emeritus of English at Penn State University where he specialized in Ernest Hemingway. He was a close friend of John Barth. This collection includes Philip Young books inscribed to John Barth, their correspondence, clippings, and photographs. Includes 6 inscribed books (Young to Barth).
- The complete custodial history of this collection is unknown.
- Photocopies of original materials may be made available for research purposes at the discretion of the Eberly Family Special Collections Library. Photocopies or reproductions of original materials may be subject to fees as outlined by the Pennsylvania State University Libraries reproduction policies. Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Patrons seeking advice on the availability of unpublished materials for publication should consult relevant copyright law and laws of libel.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased from Johanson Rare Books; 2012.
- Related Materials:
- Philip Young papers John Barth collection, Special Collections, The Johns Hopkins University .
- Endowment Note:
- James Milholland Rare Books Endowment
Philip Young Special Collections Endowment for the Libraries
Charles W. Mann Jr. Memorial Libraries Rare Books Endowment
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