Scope and Content
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
Extent: 36 boxes
(36 linear feet)
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
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.
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.
[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.
Deposit of ASECS.
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
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Civilization, Modern -- 18th century -- Societies, etc.
History -- 18th century -- Societies, etc.
Learned institutions and societies -- America -- 20th century