This collection contains material created and
collected by Wallace and Corry Nethery. Correspondence, drafts, research
notes, and ephemera are included for a number of Nethery's books.
Materials related to Nethery's work as a librarian at the University of
Southern California are included as well. Photocopies of letters to,
from, and about Elisabeth Jungmann are numerous. The subject matter for
most of the books and papers relate to Max Beerbohm, Charles and Mary
Lamb, Elisabeth Jungmann, and miniature books. Materials are in English,
German, and Dutch.
Wallace Nethery born December 29, 1910 on his grandfather's farm
outside the town of Gravity, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Arts in
English from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1934. He served in
the Navy during World War II on the USS Enterprise, stationed in the
Pacific. Nethery intended to get a PhD in English from the University of
Southern California, but switched over to Library Science and later
started work at the USC library. He eventually married a fellow USC
Library employee, Corry Sprangers.
4 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial
Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts or printed items must be submitted in writing to the Clark
Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William
Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA 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.