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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.
The collection is centered around the writings of Tindall, including notes, correspondence, manuscripts, and typescripts of his studies of Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stevens, Dylan Thomas, James Joyce, and D.H. Lawrence.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
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.
Box 1a (cataloged correspondence) on-site. Boxes 1-16 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.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William York Tindall papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Alternate Form Available
W.H. Auden letters are on: microfilm.
Sean O'Faolain letters are on: microfilm.
I.A. Richards letters are on: microfilm.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of William York Tindall, 1965-1968.
Gift of Grover C. Smith, 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Tindall, William York. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1965. Accession number--M-65.
17 letters to G. Smith: Source of acquisition--Smith, Grover. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1997. Accession number--M-1997.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.
17 letters to G. Smith Cataloged HR 06/27/2000.
2009-06-26 File created.
2018-10-12 List of box 1a added. kws
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
William York Tindall (1903-1981) was professor of English at Columbia University.