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Guide to the Noel Peattie Papers
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  • Creator: Peattie, Noel
    Title: Noel Peattie Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1972-2002
    Extent: 0.4 linear feet
    Abstract: Noel Peattie (1932-2005), a poet and author of Western Skyline, In the Dome of St. Laurence Meteor, King Humble's Grave and Sweetwater Ranch, served as Acquisitions Librarian at the University of California, Davis from 1966-1992. His Papers contain correspondence with Gary Snyder and A.D. Winans, among others, and manuscripts of some of Peattie's works.
    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-380
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Noel Peattie was born on November 28, 1932 in Menton, France. He grew up in Santa Barbara, California, graduated from Pomona College in 1954 where he majored in philosophy, and held master's degrees from Yale (philosophy) and the University of California, Berkeley (library science).
    He served as Acquisitions Librarian at the University of California, Davis from 1966-1992.
    A poet, Peattie published Western Skyline, In the Dome of St. Laurence Meteor, King Humble's Grave and Sweetwater Ranch. He also wrote Sipapu, a review of small press counter-culture literature, which he issued biannually for the library profession.
    Peattie passed away on January 13, 2005.
    Source:
    Noel Peattie Obituary in the Davis Enterprise, January 21, 2005.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains correspondence with Gary Snyder and A.D. Winans, among others, and manuscripts of some of Peattie's works.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged three series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Works by Peattie, 3. Works by Others.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Peattie, Noel--Archives
    Snyder, Gary, 1930---Correspondence
    Winans, A.D.--Correspondence
    Poets, American--20th century

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Noel Peattie Papers, D-380, 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.