Inventory of the Peter L. Hays Papers
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University of California, Davis
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Hays, Peter L., 1938-
Title: Peter L. Hays Papers
Date (inclusive): 1952-1994
1.2 linear feet
Abstract: Peter L. Hays (1938- ) served as Professor of English at the University of California, Davis from 1966-2004. His papers contain
a small amount of correspondence from his teaching and research including brief letters from Bernard Malamud, Arthur Miller,
William Styron, and Somerset Maugham, notes on Ernest Hemingway's works, and three published articles by or about Hemingway.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many
are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-406
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Peter L. Hays received a B.A. from the University of Rochester (1959), M.A. from New York University (1961), and Ph.D. from
Ohio State University (1965). He served as Professor of English at the University of California, Davis from 1966-2004.
His publications include:
Teaching Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises (2003),
A Concordance to Hemingway's In Our Time (1990),
Ernest Hemingway (1990), and
The Limping Hero: Grotesques in Literature (1971).
Scope and Content
The collection contains a small amount of correspondence from his teaching and research including brief letters from Bernard
Malamud, Arthur Miller, William Styron, and Somerset Maugham, notes on Ernest Hemingway's works, and three published articles
by or about Hemingway.
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged into three series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Notes on Hemingway's Works, 3. Printed Material.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public
Hays, Peter L., 1938--Archives
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
Collection is open for research.
Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.
[Identification of item], Peter L. Hays Papers, D-406, Department of Special Collections, General
Library, University of California, Davis.
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publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of
California, Davis 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 by the researcher.
Scope and Content Note
Contains a small amount of correspondence related to Hays' teaching and research. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
California Friends of Robert Frost
1964 February 8
1976 November 13
1964 May 18
Le Gallienne, Eva
1967 July 11
1969 May 7
1963 January 8
1975 October 16
1994 April 17
1964 October 16
1969 December 9
1969 April 8
Box 1:1-7; 2:1-5
Notes on Ernest Hemingway's Works
Scope and Content Note
Contains three published articles by or about Ernest Hemingway. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Hemingway: A Personal Story by His Wife, in
1961 September 12
Old Man & the Sea, in
1952 September 1
Photographic Essay on Hemingway, in
1961 July 14