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David Littlejohn papers, 1952-2001.
BANC MSS 2016/110 carton 1; BANC MSS 2016/110 carton 2; BANC MSS 2016/110 carton 3; BANC MSS 2016/110
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David Littlejohn papers, 1952-2001


Littlejohn, David, 1937-2015, creator, creator.


University of California, Berkeley, Department of English.


University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism.


Contains personal diaries, reviews, transcripts of television programs, drafts for published articles, and course notes.


1952 (issued)


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Littlejohn, David -- 1937-2015 -- Archives
Littlejohn, David -- 1937-2015 -- Diaries
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of English -- Faculty
University of California, Berkeley. -- Graduate School of Journalism -- Faculty
Literature -- Study and teaching
Literature -- Research
English teachers -- United States
College teachers -- California -- Berkeley
Critics -- California -- Berkeley
Art critics -- California -- Berkeley
Drama -- History and criticism


David Littlejohn papers, BANC MSS 2016/110, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Miriam Ciochon; 2016.
David Littlejohn was born in San Francisco in 1937 and attended Junipero Serra High in San Mateo before graduating in 1959 from UC Berkeley, where he studied architecture. After earning his Ph.D. from Harvard he began teaching in the English Department at UC Berkeley in 1963 and later in Graduate School of Journalism. In a parallel and symbiotic career, Mr. Littlejohn was "critic at large" for public television station KQED (1965-75), and later, with PBS (NET)." He was arts and culture critic for the Times of London (1975-89) and then the Wall Street Journal (1990-present), with subjects ranging from the Rolling Stones to the Ring Cycle, from C├ęzanne to Burning Man. Having published 14 books and nearly 400 critical reviews, Professor Littlejohn earned awards including a University of California Distinguished Teacher Award, a Fulbright lectureship to France, and a special award from the American Institute of Architects. He died in Kensington, California on June 4, 2015.
In English.


Manuscripts for publication.
Faculty papers.

Physical Description:

3.75 (3




BANC MSS 2016/110 carton 1
BANC MSS 2016/110 carton 2
BANC MSS 2016/110 carton 3
BANC MSS 2016/110