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Eric L. McKitrick Papers, 1934-2001

Series VI: Student Material and Juvenilia, 1934-1953

This series contains juvenilia, drawings, and material related to McKitrick's college education at Hillsdale College and Columbia University.

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Subseries VI.1: Juvenilia, 1934-1944

This subseries includes correspondence, dramatic works, drawings, a high school transcript, a short story, and a few items of printed ephemera.

Box 23 Folder 4 Juvenilia, circa, 1934-1944

(Includes correspondence with Forbes Leigh Satre at Fort Lewis and Camp Abbot)

Box 23 Folder 5 The Varlet, Undated


Box 23 Folder 6 Drawings, 1938, Undated, 1938, Undated

Subseries VI.2: Student Material, 1940-1953

contains McKitrick's college terms papers and course material. There are two folders of college term papers; the first is from a history class at Hillsdale College (1940-1941) and the second contains several terms papers from McKitrick's work at Columbia University. McKitrick also kept several files of material related to specific courses that he took at Columbia University. These files include syllabi and lecture notes, and include material on classes taught by Jacques Barzun, Robert Merton, and Lionel Trilling.

Box 47 Folder 7 American Literature (Lionel Trilling), 1949-1950

Box 47 Folder 8 American Literature Since 1870 (Lionel Trilling), 1949-1950, 1870, 1949-1950

Box 47 Folder 9 Constitutional History of the United States (History 169-170) (H.S. Commager),, 1949-1950

Box 47 Folder 10 Establishment of the American Nation (History 175) (R.B. Morris),, 1949-1950

Box 47 Folder 11 European Thought and Culture in the 19th Century (History 140) (J. Barzun),, 1950-1951

Box 48 Folder 1 Political and Social History of the United States (History 177-178) (David Donald),, 1951-1952

Box 48 Folder 2 Analysis of the Social Structure (Sociology 215) (Robert Merton), 1953 Winter, 1953

Box 48 Folder 3 College History Term Papers, Hillsdale (Dr. W.H. Roberts), 1940-1941

Box 23 Folder 7 to 8 College Term Papers, 1948, Undated, 1948, Undated, (2 Folders)