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J. Raymond Himelick papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 523
The Himelick papers contain both handwritten and typed manuscript copies of Himelick's translation of Erasmus' "De Praeparatione ad Mortem (How Every Man Should Prepare Himself for Death)", as well as research notes, a response to an article written by Himelick, and Himelick's Curicculum Vitae and Memorial Resolution.

Dates

  • 1960 - 1978

Creator

Languages of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Extent

0.20 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box)

Biographical Information

James Raymond Himelick (1910-1979) was a professor in the English Department at Purdue University from 1950 to 1976. During his time at Purdue, he was associated with the Purdue Special Research of English Renaissance and American Literature. His primary scholarly work included studies of Renaissance Christian Humanist Erasmus as well as translations of Erasmus' works. He died December 29, 1978.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated on August 15, 1984, by Kathryn Himelick, Raymond Himelick's wife.

Processing Information

All materials have been rehoused in acid-free folders and boxes and arranged by topic.

Creator

Source

Title
J. Raymond Himelick papers
Status
completed
Author
Sarah Kenny
Date
2018-08-23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition.

Revision Statements

  • 2018-08-23: Changed Identifier from 0000jrh2M to MSF 523. Re-foldered, re-boxed, and labeled by Sarah Kenny.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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