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Finding Aid for the Alfred Edwin Longeuil papers, 1962-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alfred Edwin Longeuil Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1965
    Collection number: 1489
    Creator: Longeuil, Alfred Edwin
    Extent: 19 boxes (9.5 linear feet)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The materials consist of lecture transcripts and audio reels by UCLA Professor Alfred E. Longueil, for five different classes: Chaucer, History of English Poetry (122a), History of English Poetry (122b), Functions of Literary Criticism (201), and Romanticism (224).
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Deposited by UCLA English Department, probably 1982.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alfred Edwin Longeuil Papers (Collection 1489). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Alfred Edwin Longueil was born on April 3, 1894 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, and received his B.A. from Boston University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He was named assistant professor of English at UCLA in1922, and became a full professor in 1947. He served as chair of the English department from 1936-45, and was known for his lectures on Chaucer. He was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award and served on various committees, including the Executive Committee of the College of Applied Arts. He founded a scholarship for undergraduate women in the name of his deceased wife, Deborah King Longueil, and also endowed several graduate fellowships for study in English literature, before passing away on October 18, 1983.

    Scope and Content

    The materials consist of lecture transcripts and audio reels by UCLA Professor Alfred E. Longueil, for five different classes: Chaucer, History of English Poetry (122a), History of English Poetry (122b), Functions of Literary Criticism (201), and Romanticism (224). Some of the lecture transcripts for the Chaucer course are accompanied by tape recordings of the lectures, with multiple drafts included for many of the lectures. For the other courses, the lectures are only available as audio tape recordings.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The lectures are grouped by course, and within those groupings, are organized chronologically as well as by the numbering of the individual lectures.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Longeuil, Alfred Edwin--Archives.
    Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of English--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Literature teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Audiotapes.