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Finding Aid for the Earl Roy Miner Papers, 1950-
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Earl Roy Miner Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-
    Collection number: 821
    Creator: Miner, Earl Roy
    Extent: 126 boxes (63.0 linear ft.)3 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Earl Roy Miner (1927- ) was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin. His published works include Japanese Court Poetry (1961) with Robert H. Brower, Japanese Poetic Diaries (1969), Seventeenth Century Imagery (ed. 1971), The Cavalier Mode from Jonson to Cotton (1971), English Criticism in Japan (ed. 1972), Stuart and Georgian Moments (1972), John Dryden (1973), Naming Properties: Nominal References in Travel Basho and Sora, Johnson and Boswell (1996). The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, and various printed materials. Correspondents include Conrad Aiken, Richard Aldington, Ifor Evans, John Masefield, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Thornton Wilder, and William Carlos Williams.
    Language: English
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-63, 92-129. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Earl Roy Miner Papers (Collection 821). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Miner was born on February 21, 1927 in Marshfield, Wisconsin; BA (1949), MA (1951), and Ph.D in English (1955), University of Minnesota; instructor in English, Williams College, 1953-55; from instructor to professor, UCLA, 1955-72; in 1972 became professor of English at Princeton University; advisory editor, Literary studies -- East and West, Eighteenth century studies, and CLIO; professor, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1971-72; published works include Japanese Court Poetry (1961) with Robert H. Brower, Japanese Poetic Diaries (1969), Seventeenth Century Imagery (ed. 1971), The Cavalier Mode from Jonson to Cotton (1971), English Criticism in Japan (ed. 1972), Stuart and Georgian Moments (1972), John Dryden (1973), and The Restoration Mode from Milton to Dryden (1974), A History of Japanese Literature/ by Jinichi Konishi (1984-91), edited by Earl Miner, Naming Properties: Nominal References in Travel Basho and Sora, Johnson and Boswell (1996).

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 1-129 include manuscripts, correspondence, and various printed materials of English professor and author Earl Roy Miner. Correspondents include Conrad Aiken, Richard Aldington, Ifor Evans, John Masefield, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Thornton Wilder, and William Carlos Williams. Manuscripts include The Japanese Tradition in British and American Literature, Japanese Court Poetry, 550-1350, Dryden's Poetry: an Introduction, Restoration Dramatists, An Introduction to Japanese Court Poetry, Japanese Poetic Diaries, The Metaphysical Mode from Donne to Cowley, Selected Poetry and Prose of John Dryden, Volume 3 of Dryden's works (Poems 1685-1692), English Criticism in Japan, The Cavalier Mode from Jonson to Cotton, Literary Uses of Typology from the Late Middle Ages to the Present, The Restoration Mode From Milton To Dryden, and Seventeenth Century Imagery: Essays on Uses of Figurative Language from Donne to Farquhar, A History of Japanese Literature/ by Jin'ichi Konishi (edited by Earl Miner), Naming Properties: Nominal References in Travel Basho and Sora, Johnson and Boswell (1996).
    Portions of this collection are in Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese and Korean.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Miner, Earl Roy--Archives.
    English teachers--United States--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.