Gerald Early Collection
This collection includes published materials in various formats collected by Gerald Early mainly dating between 1940 and 2015.
- 1900 - 2010
- Early, Gerald Lyn (Collector, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions to access.
Conditions Governing Use
Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies. Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University. If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)
21.25 linear feet
Biographical or Historical Information
Gerald Early is the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in the Department of English and professor in the African and African American Studies Department at Washington University in St. Louis, where he has taught since 1982. He also has an appointment in the American Culture Studies Programs at Washington University. He earned his undergraduate degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania and the Ph.D. in English and American literature from Cornell University. He is currently the chair of the African and African American Studies Department, a position he held previously from 1992-1999. He has also served as the director of the American Culture Studies Program, and was the founding director of the Center for the Humanities. (Faculty Biography, Department of English, Washington University in St. Louis) This collection consits of matierals Gerald Early accumlated over the years for use in his scholarly research and teaching.
Items are arranged by format.
The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:
Series 1: Books
Series 2: Comics
Series 3: Periodicals
Method of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Dowd Modern Graphic History Library by Gerald Early in 2015.
This collection was processed by Andrea Degener in May 2018.
- Gerald Early Collection
- Andrea Degener
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