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Nathaniel Hawthorne Society Records, 1974- , n.d.



Correspondence, 1974- , n.d.
1.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M86.1

Series Description:
Correspondence, the bulk by Nathaniel Hawthorne Society officers concerning meetings, newsletters, and the organization of the Society. The name of the chief correspondent is noted on each folder.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Meeting Materials, Minutes, and Newsletters, 1974-
2.3 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M86.2

Series Description:
Agendas, memos, financial records, paper submissions, audio recordings, minutes, and other material related to Nathaniel Hawthorne Society meetings, and newsletters.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Bylaws, Images and Miscellaneous Materials, 1974- , n.d.
1.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M86.3

Series Description:
Bylaws and information on the founding of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, as well as form letters, stationery, and other miscellaneous material. Also included are images used in or considered for Nathaniel Hawthorne: the English Experience, 1853-1864, by Raymond E. Hull, L. Neal Smith's editorial material for The Letters/Nathaniel Hawthorne, and material for the project "Prophetic Pictures."

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


John L. Idol, Jr.'s Nathaniel Hawthorne Society Files, 1975-1995, n.d.
1.0 linear foot.

Catalog Number:M86.4

Series Description:
John L. Idol, Jr.'s files, chiefly from his tenure as editor of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society newsletter (1983-1985) and editor of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review (1986-1992). The Society's newsletter was rechristened the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review in 1986 to more accurately describe its content. The Review, published twice a year, features articles and notes, letters to the editor, a current bibliography, book reviews, abstracts of papers presented at Society meetings, and news of the Society and its members. Also included in this series are records relating to Idol's roles as president of the Society (1985-1986) and Charter member ex officio.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by year.

Restrictions: None.


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