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Guide to the René Wellek Papers
MS-C003  
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Description
This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, lecture notes, notebooks, reprints, reviews, clippings, and other materials documenting the scholarly career of literary critic and scholar René Wellek.
Background
René Wellek was an influential literary critic and theorist known for his pioneering work in the field of comparative literature. He taught at numerous institutions throughout his career, including Yale and the University of Iowa. Wellek died in 1995.
Extent
70 linear feet (70 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.