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Guide to the O. C. Williams Records
MSS-2010-06-03  
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Series I:  Humanities Department Records 1946-1992 (bulk 1946-1959)

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of Dr. O.C. Williams' administrative and faculty records. The series includes convocation notes, Emeritus Faculty Association files, Humanities Department records such as essays and other work produced by Williams' colleagues, and a framed certificate of appreciation.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by date range.
Box 1

Convocation, Correspondence, Faculty-Related Material 1946-1990

Box 2

Emeritus Faculty Association, Correspondence 1950-1992

Box 3

Certificate of Appreciation (framed) 1955

 

Series II:  Kappa Alpha and Gamma Delta Fraternal Organization Records 1946-1959

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of administrative records retained by Dr. O.C. Williams for the Kappa Alpha and Gamma Delta fraternal organizations. The series includes financial records such as receipts and travel expenses, along with administrative files such as fraternity meeting minutes and records of special events such as the Kappa Alpha Dixie Ball.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by date range.
Box 4

Kappa Alpha Fraternity Records 1946-1959

Box 5

Gamma Delta Fraternity Records 1946-1959

 

Series III:  O. C. Williams Research Files 1887-1979 (bulk 1946-1974)

Physical Description: 8 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of Dr. O.C. Williams' personal and professional records. The series includes Williams' poetry, notes on poetry, collections of poetry and books, literary analysis, class notes, microfilm records of Daniel Defoe's Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, and research notes.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by date range.
Box 6

Index Card Files, Defoe's Tour (microfilm) undated

Box 7

Poetry Books, Literary Guides 1887-1978

Box 8

Poetry Books, Papers Authored by Williams 1930-1979

Box 9

Student Papers, Literary Papers 1931-1970

Box 10

Class Notes, Original Poetry 1932-1951

Box 11

Research Notes, Defoe Articles 1938-1951

Box 12

Published Literary Analysis 1949-1965

Box 13

Research Notes, Class Papers, Personal Poetry 1950-1979