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Nethery (Wallace and Corry) Papers
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This collection contains material created and collected by Wallace and Corry Nethery. Correspondence, drafts, research notes, and ephemera are included for a number of Nethery's books. Materials related to Nethery's work as a librarian at the University of Southern California are included as well. Photocopies of letters to, from, and about Elisabeth Jungmann are numerous. The subject matter for most of the books and papers relate to Max Beerbohm, Charles and Mary Lamb, Elisabeth Jungmann, and miniature books. Materials are in English, German, and Dutch.
Wallace Nethery born December 29, 1910 on his grandfather's farm outside the town of Gravity, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1934. He served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Enterprise, stationed in the Pacific. He worked as the librarian at the Hoose Library of Philosophy at USC until his retirement in 1976. He married a fellow USC Library employee, Corry Sprangers, in 1975.
1.5 Linear Feet 4 boxes
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Collection is open for research.