Finding Aid for the John Eugene Englekirk Papers, 1948-1976

Processed by Anne Caiger; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the John Eugene Englekirk Papers, 1948-1976

Collection number: 1368

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Anne Caiger, December 1984
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Eugene Englekirk Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1948-1976
Collection number: 1368
Creator: Englekirk, John Eugene, 1905-
Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John Eugene Englekirk (1905- ) was a professor of Spanish and Portuguese. He taught at the University of New Mexico (1928-39), Tulane University (1939-58), and at UCLA. He also served as treasurer (1938-40), president (1940-42), and vice-president (1955-57, 1961-63, 1967-69) of the International Institute of Ibero-American Literature, and was the president of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (1949). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, manuscripts and class registers, microfilm, and other materials relating to Englekirk's career.
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

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Eugene Englekirk Papers (Collection 1368). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Englekirk was born on September 24, 1905 in New York City; AB, St. Stephen's College, 1926; AM, Northwestern University, 1928; diploma, University of Madrid, 1930; Ph.D, Columbia University, 1934; diploma, University of Chile, 1938; from instructor to associate professor, University of New Mexico (1928-39); from associate professor to professor of Spanish and department head, Tulane University (1939-58); professor (1958-73), department chair (1959-62), and professor emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese, UCLA; treasurer (1938-40), president (1940-42), and vice-president (1955-57, 1961-63, 1967-69), International Institute of Ibero-American Literature; president, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (1949); published works include: (with Gerald E. Wade) Bibliografía de la novela colombiana (1950), (with Margaret M. Ramos) La narrativa uruguaya : estudio crítico-bibliográfico (1967), and Edgar Allan Poe in Hispanic literature (1972); he died on October 1, 1983.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, manuscripts and class registers, microfilm, and other materials relating to John Englekirk's career as a professor of Spanish and Portuguese. Includes conference materials and correspondence with the International Institute of Ibero-American Literature.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Englekirk, John Eugene, 1905- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese--Faculty--Archival resources.
Spanish teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Papers. v.p., ca. 1948-1976

Creator/Collector: Englekirk, John E.
Physical Description: (9 boxes, unprocessed)

Scope and Content Note

Comprises correspondence, clippings, notes, manuscripts and other materials relating to John Englekirk's carrer as a professor of Spanish and Portuguese.