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Frederick L. Jones manuscript material

Title
Frederick L. Jones manuscript material, 1951-1958.
Author
Jones, Frederick L. (Frederick Lafayette), 1901-

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Rutan, Clinton N. (Clinton Norman), 1918-1986
Description
13 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Frederick L. Jones, American professor and scholar of British Romanticism. His 1964 edition of the collected letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley remains the authoritative text of Shelley's correspondence.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
442034930
Author
Jones, Frederick L. (Frederick Lafayette), 1901-
Title
Frederick L. Jones manuscript material, 1951-1958.
Summary
· To Clinton N. Rutan of New Jersey : 13 letters; all with the envelopes, on University of Pennsylvania English Department stationery; all addressed from 4537 Pine Street, Philadelphia 43, Pa. : -- 1 typescript letter signed : 15 Aug 1951 : (S'ANA 0947.a01) : begins, "I am always glad to hear from Shelley addicts and collectors ..."; mentioning his "error" with regard to the illustration of E. E. Williams "from a sketch by himself." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Dec 1951 : (S'ANA 0947.a02) : not having received a reply from Rutan, wondering if his letter had been delivered; begins, "Last summer I was much pleased to have your letter of August 8 from Maine." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 28 Feb 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a03) : begins, "Your failure to answer my letters of August 15 and December 3 is so unaccountable that I am beginning to wonder if by your letter of last August 8 you were 'pulling my leg' ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Mar 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a04) : begins, "I was delighted to have your letter of March 1st and with it a dispersal of the mystery which has surrounded our correspondence ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 23 Apr 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a05) : begins, "Has our correspondence again suffered from Post Office inefficiency?" -- 1 autograph letter signed : 28 Apr 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a06) : begins, "I am delighted that you are coming down on Saturday, May 3." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Jun 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a07) : mentioning Rutan's transcription of E. E. Williams's diary; begins, "Since in your letter of May 19 you said you were sending the photostats in a day or so, I was waiting to announce to you their arrival. They have not come yet ..." -- 12 Jun 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a08) : begins, "Thank you so much for the photostats of the one Shelley & the fine Mary Shelley and the one Godwin letters." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Jul 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a09) : begins, "I have been tardy in acknowledging receipt of the [Arlington?] Park sale catalogue ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Sep 1952 : (S'ANA 0947.a10) : begins, "Your letter of August 5 found me in the midst of graduate final examinations ..." -- 1 inscription signed : [31 Jan 1953] : (S'ANA 0947.a11) : on an offprint from Modern Language Quarterly of Jones's 1952 essay, "Macaulay's Theory of Petry in Milton." -- -- 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Sep 1954 : (S'ANA 0947.a12) : begins, "Thanks for your card last August from Cape Porpoise." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 12 May 1958 : (S'ANA 0947.a13) : begins, "You are truly an astonishing correspondent. After passing over half a dozen of my letters of two or three years ago, you write me a nice letter which gives no hint of your long silence." Also held is an empty envelope from Jones to Rutan, stamped with the date of 16 Sep 1952.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Frederick L. Jones, American professor and scholar of British Romanticism. His 1964 edition of the collected letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley remains the authoritative text of Shelley's correspondence.
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Added Author
Rutan, Clinton N. (Clinton Norman), 1918-1986, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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