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Steven Marcus papers, 1977-2001

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Call No.: MS#1980
Bib ID 14259010 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Marcus, Steven, 1928-2018
Title Steven Marcus papers, 1977-2001
Physical Description 17 Linear Feet (13 record cartons, 2 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

CLOSED. Material is unprocessed. As part of an unprocessed collections request, the collection is CLOSED until reviewed by conservation. Materials must also be reviewed for University Archives restrictions before making accessible. kws 2021-02-05. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Preferred Citation

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

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Revision Description

2021-09-29 Boxes 12-15 added to the container list by CCR.

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English literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pornography in literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychoanalysts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Steven Marcus (Columbia College 1948, GSAS 1961), former dean and George Delacorte Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Columbia University.

A specialist in 19th-century literature and culture, Marcus authored works including Dickens from Pickwick to Dombey, The Other Victorians, Engels, Manchester and the Working Class, Doing Good, and Representations: Essays on Literature and Society. He was also co-editor, along with Trilling, of Ernest Jones's The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud.

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Preliminary Box List



Box 1 End of Century materials (The Bourgeois novel)


Box 1 End of Century Drafts of essays; copies of book reviews by SM; Erik Erikson


Box 1 Floppy Disks & hard drives


Box 1 Bibliographers references for 1890s


Box 1 History and secondary literature (1890s)


Box 1 Reviews and Ms. for Continental OP


Appointments Book 2001


Box 1 Course materials for psychoanalysis Its Applications


Box 1 Freud Notes



Box 2 Bronx (and NYC) books and notes


Box 2 Miscellaneous article drafts; Medical Humanities course; Photocopies of friend's articles


Box 2 Marcus report (Presidential Commission on Priorities in Arts), 1979


Box 2 Reading notes, alpha. Organized of major texts


Box 2 Other Victorians (drafts, typescripts)


Box 2 Miscellaneous files (Pater, Engels) Fussell


Box 2 Partisan Review correspondence



Box 3 Miscellaneous Photocopies (some for Refractions)


Box 3 Essays (photocopied) on vision, color, etc.


Box 3 Course materials for Romantic survey courses (1976-2000) (e.g. 3265; 3960; 3761)


Box 3 Medicine and Western Civilization


Box 3 Wordsworth notes


Box 3 Multiple Photocopies


Box 3 Maps of OT and NN London


Box 3 Class notes , 1982-1984


Box 3 English curriculum, 1977


Box 3 Course reading lists (Victorian)


Box 3 Teaching files (including Dickens), 1970s-1990s


Box 3 Miscellaneous photocopies (some for Refractions)


Box 3 Essays (photocopies) on vision, color, etc.



Box 4 Correspondence


Box 4 Journals (maybe Gertrud?)


Box 4 Photographs


Box 4 Personal


Box 4 Notes on published book reviews


Box 4 Notes from "English A" class



Box 5 Drafts "Risk"


Box 5 London conference: PSA & Literature


Box 5 Notes toward various Refractions essays


Box 5 Van Doren Prize Speech


Box 5 Trilling Seminar, 1980


Box 5 Correspondence


Box 5 Mss for Essay on Reich


Box 5 Mss Biographical Introduction


Box 5 Romanticism (courses, Photocopies, etc.)


Box 5 Victorian Courses (syllabi)


Box 5 Other course syllabi



Box 6 Correspondence with attorney


Box 6 Reading notebooks


Box 6 Folder of speeches


Box 6 Student papers


Box 6 Photocopies


Box 6 Photocopies of Wilde's Salome, 1995-1997



Box 7 Rolodex


Box 7 Miscellaneous files from Heyman Center Office



Box 8 S. Graham dissertation


Box 8 I. Berlin notes


Box 8 Narcissism


Box 8 Clippings


Box 8 Drafts


Box 8 Class notes


Box 8 Lectures


Box 8 Book reviews


Box 8 Kafka, Wordsworth, etc.


Box 8 Reading notebooks


Box 8 Material on Van Dorens and Quizz Scandal


Box 8 Unabomber clippings file


Box 8 Recommendations


Box 8 Colleagues/Students offprints


Box 8 APA Correspondence/Offprints


Box 8 Saul Bellow offprints


Box 8 Course materials for Eng. 3065 & 3066, 1963-1965



Box 9 Files from the Heyman Center



Box 10 Books from his library



Box 11 Books by Marcus; photographs; Books owned by Marcus with his notes



Box 12 Refractions Essays--Earlier Versions



Box 13 Refractions Essays--Final, Revised



Box 14 Refractions Essays--Full Set of Unrevised


Box 14 Refractions Essays--Typescript, pp. 1-118



Box 15 Refractions Essays--Background Research, etc.