Guide to the Irving E. Outcalt Collection

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Guide to the Irving E. Outcalt Collection 1914/1979

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Irving E. Outcalt Collection
Dates: 1914-1979
Identification: MS-0284
Creator: Outcalt, Irving E.
Physical Description: 0.42 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Biographical Information:

Irving Outcalt joined the faculty of San Diego State Normal School in 1912 as a professor of English, and at the time of his retirement in June 1939, was serving as Vice-President of the college. The college administration, faculty, and senior class of 1937 honored Mr. Outcalt by asking him to deliver the commencement address that year.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

State Normal School of San Diego, California -- Administration -- Sources
State Normal School of San Diego, California -- Faculty -- Sources
State Normal School of San Diego. College of English -- History -- Sources

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers

Personal Name:

Outcalt, Irving E. -- Archives

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Irving E. Outcalt Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

All of the items in the collection were written by Irving Outcalt.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

n.d.

Scope and Contents

Small black binder of lecture notes, Donated by John R. Adams
Box 1, Folder 2

"Woods-Nights and Other Poems." 1951

Scope and Contents

Published by Mrs. Irving E. Outcalt (2 copies; 1 signed)
Box 1, Folder 3

"A Kinetic Universe." San Diego State College Commencement Address June 9, 1939

Scope and Contents

2 copies, 1 signed
Box 1, Folder 4

"On Becoming a Californian."

Scope and Contents

Reminiscences of San Diego in 1891 and later, written mainly in 1941 and used as the basis of a lecture presented before the Wednesday Club and other groups.
Box 1, Folder 5

"Words of a Friend"

Scope and Contents

Hand written and hand-made booklet of poetry. Presented to San Diego State University Library by Paul Pfaff, 1979.
Box 1, Folder 6

Admetus: A Thessalian Fantasy. A Drama in Four Acts by Irving Outcalt 1914

Scope and Contents

book describing the production of the play at the State Normal School, and giving a synopsis of the story and the text of the play
Box 1, Folder 7

Admetus: a Thessalian Fantasy. Program to the paly and the text of the chorus. June 8-9, 1914

Scope and Contents

2 copies
Box 1, Folder 8

Admetus: a Thessalian Fantasy. Program to the play presented by San Diego State College May 16, 1941

Scope and Contents

3 copies
Box 1, Folder 9

"The Conquest of Addis Ababa" September 15, 1935

Scope and Contents

one page poem