Helen S. Bevington papers, 1965-1976

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Bevington, Helen, 1906-2001
Helen S. Bevington was a poet and taught in the Dept. of English at Duke University from 1943-1976. The collection includes page and galley proofs and typescripts. It ranges in date from 1965-1976.
1.7 Linear Feet
1000 Items
Material in English
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University Archives Record Group:
29 -- Papers of Faculty, Staff, and Associates
29 -- Papers of Faculty, Staff, and Associates > 02 -- Individuals


Scope and content:

The collection contains page and galley proofs as well as typescripts for five of Bevington's published works. The collection ranges in date from 1965-1976.

Biographical / historical:

Born in 1906 in Afton, NY, Helen Smith Bevington earned a philosophy degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in English from Columbia University. She married Merle Bevington in 1927 and together, they came to Duke University in 1943 to teach in the English Department. Bevington retired in 1976 as professor emeritus and was well-published. She died in 2001.

Acquisition information:
The Helen S. Bevington Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1971; 1976.
Processing information:

Processed by Kimberly Sims, January 2007

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007

Accession A71-60 is described in this finding aid.

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Bevington, Helen, 1906-2001


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[Identification of item], Helen S. Bevington Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.