Guide to the Seymour Menton Papers MS.F.022

Finding aid prepared by Carole McEwan; Sara Seltzer
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California, 92623-9557
949-824-3947
spcoll@uci.edu
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Title: Seymour Menton papers
Identifier/Call Number: MS.F.022
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 15.0 linear feet (15 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1952-2005
Abstract: This collection contains the professional papers of Seymour Menton, the founding chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine, and Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese. His papers reflect his 55-year career in teaching and writing in the field of Latin American literature. Included are research notes, book reviews, correspondence, class material, class reviews, curriculum vitae, journal articles, two boxes of monographs, and an audiocassette of an oral history interview with Menton.
Creator: Menton, Seymour

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Preferred Citation

Seymour Menton papers. MS-F022. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
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Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains the professional papers of Seymour Menton, the founding chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine, and Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese. His papers reflect his 55-year career in teaching and writing in the field of Latin American literature. Included are research notes, book reviews, correspondence, class material, class reviews, curriculum vitae, journal articles, two boxes of monographs, and an audiocassette of an oral history interview with Menton.

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