Inventory of the Peter L. Hays Papers

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Collector: Hays, Peter L., 1938-
Title: Peter L. Hays Papers
Date (inclusive): 1952-1994
Extent: 1.2 linear feet
Abstract: Peter L. Hays (1938- ) served as Professor of English at the University of California, Davis from 1966-2004. His papers contain a small amount of correspondence from his teaching and research including brief letters from Bernard Malamud, Arthur Miller, William Styron, and Somerset Maugham, notes on Ernest Hemingway's works, and three published articles by or about Hemingway.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-406
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Peter L. Hays received a B.A. from the University of Rochester (1959), M.A. from New York University (1961), and Ph.D. from Ohio State University (1965). He served as Professor of English at the University of California, Davis from 1966-2004.
His publications include: Teaching Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises (2003), A Concordance to Hemingway's In Our Time (1990), Ernest Hemingway (1990), and The Limping Hero: Grotesques in Literature (1971).

Scope and Content

The collection contains a small amount of correspondence from his teaching and research including brief letters from Bernard Malamud, Arthur Miller, William Styron, and Somerset Maugham, notes on Ernest Hemingway's works, and three published articles by or about Hemingway.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged into three series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Notes on Hemingway's Works, 3. Printed Material.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hays, Peter L., 1938--Archives
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Peter L. Hays Papers, D-406, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Correspondence 1963-1994

Physical Description: 18 letters

Scope and Content Note

Contains a small amount of correspondence related to Hays' teaching and research. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 3:1

California Friends of Robert Frost 1974

Box 3:2

Ciardi, John 1974 June

Box 3:3

Gielgud, John 1964 February 8

Box 3:4

Gold, Herbert 1976 November 13

Box 3:5

Gold, Herbert undated

Box 3:6

Gold, Herbert undated

Box 3:7

Graves, Robert 1964 May 18

Box 3:8

Le Gallienne, Eva 1966 February

Box 3:9

Malamud, Bernard 1967 July 11

Box 3:10

Malamud, Bernard 1969 May 7

Box 3:11

Maugham, Somerset 1963 January 8

Box 3:12

Miller, Arthur 1963 January

Box 3:13

Miller, Arthur 1975 October 16

Box 3:14

Miller, Arthur 1994 April 17

Box 3:15

Reasoner, Harry 1964 October 16

Box 3:16

Serling, Rod 1969 December 9

Box 3:17

Styron, William 1969 April 8

Box 3:18

Untermeyer, Louis 1973 June

Box 1:1-7; 2:1-5

Series 2. Notes on Ernest Hemingway's Works undated

 

Series 3. Printed Materials 1952-1961

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains three published articles by or about Ernest Hemingway. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 2:6

Hemingway: A Personal Story by His Wife, in Look Magazine 1961 September 12

Box 2:7

Old Man & the Sea, in Life Magazine 1952 September 1

Box 2:8

Photographic Essay on Hemingway, in Life Magazine 1961 July 14