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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Information about Access
  • Ownership & Copyright
  • Cite As
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Related Materials
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Carl N. Degler papers
    creator: Degler, Carl N.
    source: Roark, James L.
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1100
    Physical Description: 17 Linear Feet (13 boxes and 148 megabytes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1920s-2016
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 36-48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    The materials were a gift of Carl N. Degler, 2010; Tess Degler, 2015; James L. Roark, 2016.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Carl Degler Papers (SC1100). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Carl Neumann Degler is an American historian. Degler is a past president of the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association and the Southern Historical Association. He is the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History Emeritus at Stanford University.
    In 1972, Degler was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History for his book Neither Black nor White, a work comparing slavery and race relations in Brazil and the United States. He wrote Out of Our Past, a study of United States history. In 1986 Degler was elected President of the American Historical Association.

    Related Materials

    An oral history interview conducted by Glenna Matthews is available at San Jose State University: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt8k40382g/.

    Scope and Contents

    Materials include correspondence, research files, drafts, and travel materials, among others.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher).
    Race relations -- History.
    Degler, Carl N.
    Roark, James L.
    Degler, Carl N.