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Ann Douglas papers, 9999

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1794
Bib ID 11904350 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Douglas, Ann, 1942-
Title Ann Douglas papers, 9999
Physical Description 2.5 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, and documents.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ann Douglas Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

B.A., Harvard (1964); B.Phil., Oxford (1966); Ph.D., Harvard (1970). Before Columbia, Professor Douglas taught at Princeton from 1970-74--the first woman to teach in its English Department. She received a Bicentennial Preceptorship from Princeton for distinguished teaching in 1974, and a fellowship from the National Humanities Center in 1978-79 after publishing The Feminization of American Culture (1977). She received an NEH and Guggenheim fellowship for 1993-94. Her study Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920's (Farrar, Straus, 1995) received, among other honors, the Alfred Beveridge Award from the American Historical Association, the Lionel Trilling Award from Columbia University, and the Merle Curti Intellectual History Award from the Organization of American Historians. She has published numerous essays, articles and book reviews on American culture in papers and periodicals such as The New York Times, The Nation and Slate, and introductions for Little Women, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Charlotte Temple, Minor Characters, The Subterraneans, Studs Lonigan, and Word Virus: The William S. Burroughs Reader. Prof. Douglas teaches twentieth-century American literature, film, music, and politics, with an emphasis on the Cold War era, African-American culture, and post-colonial approaches. She is currently at work on a book, Noir Nation: Cold War U.S. Culture 1945-1960. In Spring 2002, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her work in History. In 2008, she became a member of the New York Academy of Historians.