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Finding Aid for the Records of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 1969-1997
MS.1997.003  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Records of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,
    Date (inclusive): 1969-1997
    Collection number: MS.1997.003
    Creator: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
    Physical Description:
    Extent: 36 boxes
    (36 linear feet)
    Repository: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: This collection contains papers and other items related to the organization and running of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS).
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials in English.

    Access

    This collection is restricted. Permission to consult the collection must be obtained in writing from the current secretary of ASECS. The Clark Library will forward requests to the appropriate person for his/her approval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Records of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, MS.1997.003, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Deposit of ASECS.

    Biography

    The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) is a scholarly group established in 1969 focused on studying the late seventeenth to early nineteenth centuries. The society holds annual meetings around the United States and Canada.
    ASECS offers fellowships as well as travel grants, and encourages the development of research and college courses in the area of eighteenth-century studies. The society publishes two scholarly works, the 'Eighteenth-Century Studies' journal (ECS), and 'Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture' (SECC).

    Scope and Content

    This collection primarily contains papers and other items related to the organization and running of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS). Items include general correspondence, ASECS publications, financial records, and membership and affiliate information. Materials are primarily paper, but also include some bound items and photographs. Not all items are dated, but may range from 1969 to 1997.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Correspondence
    • Series 2. Meetings
    • Series 3. ECS
    • Series 4. Membership
    • Series 5. ACLS
    • Series 6. NEH/NHA
    • Series 7. ISECS
    • Series 8. Financial Records, 1969-1997
    • Series 9. Bound Materials
    • Series 10. Miscellany

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Civilization, Modern -- 18th century -- Societies, etc.
    History -- 18th century -- Societies, etc.
    Learned institutions and societies -- America -- 20th century