Mary Ellen Evans Papers
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Scope and Contents
The Mary Ellen Evans Papers have been divided into four categories: personal correspondence, biographical material, editorial work (including business correspondence), and authorial material.
The personal correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent. A large section of correspondence from friends and teachers at Clarke College has been left intact, as Ms. Evans' arrangement, which proceeds at times by the logic of association, and seems here appropriate.
The biographical material is arranged roughly chronologically.
Associated with this collection is a fairly large (approximately four feet) addendum concerning Eric Gill, which is currently unprocessed.
- Creation: 1929-1975
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1950-1970
- Evans, Mary Ellen (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research with the exception of Boxes 9 and 10 (under review). Copyright belongs to the estate of Mary Ellen Evans until December 31, 2011, at which time it passes to the University of Iowa.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
15.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Personal and business correspondence of this Dominican tertiary and editor, this collection also includes manuscripts for two of Evans' published works, as well as some unpublished manuscripts. Iowa Author.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mary Ellen Evans starting in 1973.
Jacket copies by Evans in Map Case 12, drawer 2.
- Mary Ellen EvansMSC0598
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