Hazard Adams papers, 1952-2011  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Adams, Hazard, 1926-
Title
Hazard Adams papers
Dates
1952-2011 (inclusive)
Quantity
13.65 cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection Number
4501
Summary
Correspondence, notes, writings, and other works of Hazard Adams, a professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Washington, Seattle
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

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of English and comparative literature, University of Washington; and author (1926- ). A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Adams moved to Seattle when he was eight, following his father's appointment to The Lakeside School as headmaster. Hazard Adams received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his graduate degrees from the University of Washington in 1949 and 1953 respectively. He became a recognized scholar on the works of William Blake and W. B. Yeats. Adams joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 1977 and became the Lockwood Professor of Humanities.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Notes, drafts of unpublished manuscripts, published writings, reviews, speeches, correspondence, and other works by Hazard Adams.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights retained. Contact Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4501-001: Hazard Adams papers, 1952-1995Return to Top

9 cu. ft. (9 boxes)

Scope and Content: Notes, drafts, and typescripts of unpublished prose and poetry; published essays, reviews, poems, books edited, contributions to books and books written by Adams; ca. 1952-1995.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Hazard Adams, 1995-05-25

Accession No. 4501-002: Hazard Adams papers, 1994-1997Return to Top

1.00 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Writings: "An Antithetical Turn" draft, typescript, and publication in "Modern Literature and Theory Revisited" (1996) and "Why Literature Matters" (1996); "The Book of Yeats's Vision" page proofs (1995); "The Farm at Richwood" typescripts, page proofs, printed copy (1997); International Conference on Humanities Discourse remarks on 1994 and 1995 meetings, "Alexander K. Gavrilov Introduction" (1996), and "Four Problems for Humanistic Thought" (1997); "Many Pretty Toys" (undated) partial typescript.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Hazard Adams, 1997-06-25

Accession No. 4501-003: Hazard Adams records, 1995-1999Return to Top

1.00 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Correspondence (1997), writings: "Home" drafts, typescripts (undated); "Why Is There No Tradition of Defense of Poetry in Chinese Culture; Or, Why Has There Had To Be One In The West?" typescript, paper for International Conference on Humanities Discourse (ICHD), (undated); "Origin(ality)" typescript and manuscript, paper for ICHD meeting in Taiwan, (1998); "Conference 2" typescript, "Quest and Cycle" and "Insiders and Outsiders" manuscripts, papers presented at the ICHD at Irvine, CA (1995); "Ekphrasis Revisited, or Antitheticality Reconstructed" drafts, typescript and manuscripts, for volume dedicated to Murray Krieger to be published by University of California Press (undated); "The Wizard of Continental" drafts, typescripts and manuscripts (1999); "The Offense of Poetry" drafts, typescripts and manuscripts (1997); "The History of Criticism and Theory in the West" draft, typescripts and manuscripts of four lectures in Taiwan (1998), publication (1999); MANY PRETTY TOYS drafts, typescripts (1997, 1998), published novel (1999). Span dates for this accession are 1995-1999.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Hazard Adams, 1999-12-07

Accession No. 4501-004: Hazard Adams papers, 1999-2001Return to Top

1.00 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Manuscripts, reviews, speeches, books; 1999-2001. Includes drafts and typescripts of Adams' "The Offense of Poetry", "Home", "Four Lectures on the History of Criticism and Theory in the West", and "What Rough Beast?", published works of fiction and literary criticism.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Bibliographic Source: Hazard Adams Donor Database Source: Hazard Adams, null

Accession No. 4501-005: Hazard Adams papers, circa 1959-2011Return to Top

1.65 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Manuscripts and drafts, published writings, and reviews for Hazard Adam's work, including "Academic Child: A Memoir," "The Offense of Poetry," and "William Blake on His Poetry and Painting," as well as other works on Blake.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact Special Collections for details.

Acquisition Info: Hazard Adams, 2011-06-08

Container(s) Description
Box Accession
1 4501-005
William Blake on His Poetry and Painting and other writings on Blake
1 4501-005
Reprints of essays and articles
2 4501-005
Academic Child
2 4501-005
The Offense of Poetry

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Comparative literature--Study and teaching
  • Critical theory--Study and teaching
  • English poetry--Study and teaching
  • Personal Names :
  • Adams, Hazard, 1926---Archives
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827
  • Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Washington--Faculty--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Personal correspondence

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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