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George Stout Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WUA-03-wua00042

This collection is comprised of correspondence, research notes, drafts, class syllabi, and publications.


  • 1923-1949


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Conditions Governing Use

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150 items

1 boxes

Biographical or Historical Information

A well-respected authority on the collective works of Leigh Hunt and Shakespeare, George Stouts (born 1899) was affiliated with the University of Chicago, Oxford University, Harvard University, and Lake Forest College before coming to Washington University in St. Louis to become an English Professor in 1923.  He was made Professor Emeritus in 1964.

Note written by Jay Kempen.

Method of Acquisition

This material was donated to the University Archives by Stout’s family.

Processing Information

Processed by Jay Kempen in September 2005.

George Stout Papers
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Revision Statements

  • 2020 September 17: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495