Preliminary Guide to the Stuart Pratt Atkins Papers

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Preliminary Guide to the Stuart Pratt Atkins Papers, 1949

Collection number: Uarch FacPap 36

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Special Collections staff
    Date Completed:
    14 July 2004
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2004 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stuart Pratt Atkins Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1949
Collection number: Uarch FacPap 36
Collector: Atkins, Stuart Pratt, 1914-
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical location: Annex 2
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. 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 as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Stuart Pratt Atkins Papers. Uarch FacPap 36. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stuart Pratt Atkins, ca. 1991.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection mainly contains invitations, programs, articles, reviews, and other items relating to the 1949 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Bicentennial Celebration, which were collected by Goethe - Faust scholar Stuart Pratt Atkins (1914-2000), UCSB professor of Germanic, Slavic, and Semitic Studies from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s. Atkins previously had retired from Harvard University.
Included is a program for Lotte Lehmann's recital of lieder based on Goethe texts, given at UC Berkeley, and a photograph of Albert Schweitzer and an autograph by Thornton Wilder in an Aspen program. Atkins also donated a number of monographs to UCSB Special Collections, mainly German literature, which have been cataloged separately.

Collection Contents

Box

Invitations, programs, articles, reviews, and other items relating to the 1949 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Bicentennial Celebration, 1949