Edwin Harold Eby papers, 1838-1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Eby, Edwin Harold, 1900-1994
Title
Edwin Harold Eby papers
Dates
1838-1974 (inclusive)
Quantity
.63 cu. ft. plus 1 vertical file and 1 audio tape
Collection Number
0934
Summary
Papers of UW Professor of literature concerning his class and personal life
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Presume open to all users

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of literature, University of Washington.

Edwin Harold Eby was born in 1900 in Los Angeles; he died in Seattle in 1994. He graduated from the Universtiy of Chicago and completed his doctorate at the Universtiy of Washington. Dr. Eby was considered the literary heir to Dr. Vern Parrington and completed Dr. Parrington's third volume of the Pulitzer Prize winning "Main Currents in American Thought" after Dr. Parrington's death. He taught more than 40 years at UW and was selected to professor emeritus. The Eby family included Simon P. Eby who became an attorney in 1858 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and was also an active forest conservationist.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0934-001: Edwin Harold Eby papers, circa 1920sReturn to Top

.42 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Chapter drafts of Parrington's "Main Currents in American Thought", notes (handwritten), syllabi.

Professor Eby edited vol. 3 of Vernon L. Parrington's "Main Currents in American Thought". Included here are carbon copies of chapters from vols. 1-3, largely free of annotation.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Acquisition Info: E. Harold Eby, June 01, 1968

Description
Edwin Harold Eby papers

Accession No. 0934-002: Edwin Harold Eby papers, 1967Return to Top

1 audio tape and 1 transcript

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Albert Acena on 4 Sept 1967; transcript.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Albert Acena, September 05, 1967

Description
Edwin Harold Eby papers

Accession No. 0934-003: Edwin Harold Eby papers, 1838-1974Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Genealogical items regarding Eby family and items focused around Simon P. Eby (grandfather who became an attorney in 1858), Lancaster County, PA.

Included is a reminiscence by Vernon Louis Parrington, Feb 1918, items related to Parrington, and a manuscript by Dr. Eby on Walt Whitman. Also, many items relate to the conservation efforts of Simon Eby.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Transferred from Special Collections Division. Harold Eby deposited these items in the division, 1965-75 but had no recollection of having done so (conversation with R. Berner), April 17, 1984

Description
Edwin Harold Eby papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Acena, Albert interviewer
  • Beck, David (Dave) Daniel
  • Bridges, Harry 1901-1990
  • Costigan, Howard
  • DeLacy, Allan C
  • Eby, Edwin Harold,1900-1994--Archives
  • Parrington, Vernon Louis
  • Schwellenbach, Lewis B. (Lewis Baxter), 1894-1948
  • Smith, Tom
  • Wallgren, Monrad C. (Monrad Charles), 1891-1961
  • Whitman, Walt
  • Corporate Names :
  • Washington Commonwealth Federation
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Eby, Simon Peter, b. 1827 (creator)
    • Parrington, Vernon Louis, 1871-1929 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. Dept. of English (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)