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Luella M. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0078

Scope and Contents

The Luella M. Wright papers include article reprints authored by Ms. Wright.

Dates

  • 1933-1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Biographical / Historical

Luella Margaret Wright was born in Cedar Falls, Iowa, on June 20, 1881. She earned a Ph.B. at the University of Iowa in 1905. She took her M.A. (1919) and Ph.D. (1932) from Columbia University. Dr. Wright taught English at the Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, and at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, among other institutions. Wright authored books on the subject of the literature of Quakers. She joined the English Department faculty at the University of Iowa in 1920 as an instructor, and retired in 1951 as an associate professor. At Iowa, Dr. Wright taught a course in Shakespeare's early plays. Luella Wright died August 8, 1963.

[D. Anderson; 10/2007].

Extent

0.50 linear feet

Abstract

Professor of English from 1920 until 1951. Published on the literature of Quakers.

Method of Acquisition

These materials were donated to the University Archives through Ms. Wright's estate in October 1963. Finding aid created by Denise Anderson, October 2007.

Related Materials

Folder, "Wright, Luella M.," Faculty and Staff Vertical Files collection (RG01.0015.003)

Papers of Hardin Craig (RG99.0054)

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

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