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William York Tindall papers, 1927-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1246
Bib ID 4079405 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Tindall, William York, 1903-1981
Title William York Tindall papers, 1927-1970
Physical Description 8.5 linear feet (17 boxes (Box 1a cataloged correspondence, boxes 1-16))
Language(s) English .
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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

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

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William York Tindall papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu 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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.

17 letters to G. Smith Cataloged HR 06/27/2000.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, Irish -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawrence, D. H (David Herbert), 1885-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, Welsh -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Richards, I. A (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

William York Tindall (1903-1981) was professor of English at Columbia University.

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Series I: William York Tindall Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1a Aldington, Richard, 1940

3 folders


Box 1a Auden, W. H., 1940-1947

4 folders


Box 1a Beach, Sylvia, 1953-1954

2 folders


Box 1a Bellow, Saul, 1965


Box 1a Blackmur, Richard Palmer, 1963


Box 1a Brooks, Cleanth, 1966


Box 1a Brown, Edward K., 1948


Box 1a Brown, John Mason, 1942

2 folders


Box 1a Brynner, Witter, 1950


Box 1a Byrne, J. F., 1953


Box 1a Canby, Henry S., 1940


Box 1a Colum, Padraic, 1940-1943

4 folders


Box 1a Colum, Mary G. M., 1942


Box 1a Curran, Constantine, 1953

2 folders


Box 1a Daiches, David, 1947-1965

2 folders


Box 1a Donnelly, Fedelama Nora, 1953

2 folders


Box 1a Dos Passos, John, 1947

2 folders


Box 1a Drew, Elizabeth, 1949


Box 1a Dumas, Alexandre Davy to M. Mortemart, undated


Box 1a Edman, Irwin, 1927-1950

4 folders


Box 1a Empson, William, 1966


Box 1a Erskine, John, 1941


Box 1a Fowlie, Wallace, 1951


Box 1a Golding, William, 1962


Box 1a Hart, Clive, 1969


Box 1a Haydn, Hiram, 1948-1949

2 folders


Box 1a Hency, Paddy, 1967


Box 1a Highet, Gilbert, 1970


Box 1a Huebsch, Ben, 1953


Box 1a Johnston, W. Denis, 1962 - 1969

7 folders


Box 1a Joyce, Stanislaus, 1956

3 folders


Box 1a Kerr, Walter, 1967

2 folders


Box 1a Kirk, Grayson, 1968


Box 1a Lawrence, Frieda, 1939


Box 1a McCarthy, Desmond, 1939


Box 1a McGreevy, Thomas, 1960


Box 1a Murdoch, Iris, 1962

4 folders


Box 1a Nicolson, Marjorie, 1962


Box 1a Noel, Lucy Leon, 1969


Box 1a Nowell, Elizabeth, 1949


Box 1a O'Faolain, Sean, 1953-1953

3 folders


Box 1a Ransom, John Crowe, 1940


Box 1a Richards, Ivor Armstrong, 1940


Box 1a Schorer, Mark, 1967


Box 1a Senn, Fritz, 1959

2 folders


Box 1a Spender, Stephen, 1963


Box 1a Steloff, Frances, 1970


Box 1a Tanasso, Elda, 1945


Box 1a Tate, Allen, 1940

2 folders


Box 1a Thurber, James, 1950


Box 1a Tindall, William to Grover Smith, 1946-1972

17 folders


Box 1a Trilling, Lionel, 1964-1968

4 folders


Box 1a Unterecker, John, 1969


Box 1a Van Doren, Carol, 1942


Box 1a Van Doren, Mark, 1940-1969

7 folders


Box 1a Wain, John B., 1963-1966

2 folders


Box 1a Weaver, Harriet, 1953


Box 1a Wilder, Thornton, 1944


Box 1a Wilson, Edmund, 1940-1942

8 folders


Box 1a Wimsatt, William Kurtz, 1967

2 folders

Series II: William York Tindall Papers



Box 1 Dylan Thomas Materials



Box 2 Dylan Thomas Materials



Box 3 Readers' Guide to James Joyce



Box 4 James Joyce Materials



Box 5 Joyce's Chamber Music



Box 6 The Joyce Country



Box 7 D.H. Lawrence



Box 8 Wallace Stevens


Box 8 9 The Literary Symbol



Box 10 Forces in Modern British Literature



Box 11 Samuel Beckett; Beckett's Bums



Box 12 Various Essays



Box 13 William Butler Yeats



Box 14 Reader's Guide to Finnegan's Wake



Box 15 Reader's Guide to Finnegan's Wake



Box 16 Course Notes


Box 16 Mosaic Bloom