Lodwick Charles Hartley Papers 1930-1983

Creator
Hartley, Lodwick, 1906-1979
Size
1 linear foot
Location

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Call number
MC 00082

The Lodwick Charles Hartley papers contain materials from Hartley's career as a professor in North Carolina State University's English Department. Materials include a number of Hartley's publications, including books, articles, poems, short stories, and book reviews, such as William Cowper: A List of Critical and Biographical Studies Published from 1895 to 1949 and the second printing of William Cowper: The Continuing Revaluation. The poetry partially consists of Correspondence by Sonnet: Quotations and Photograph, printed in Margaret Lowry Butler's Poems in Retrospect (1983). Also included is biographical information, including a booklet entitled Lodwick Hartley: A Profile of the Man; newsclippings about the English Department; and a 1967 speech Hartley delivered as part of the Adventures in Scholarship Library Lecture Series. The papers also contain materials from the 1962 court case Thomas v. State Board of Elections, during which Hartley testified as an expert on the English language.

South Carolina native Lodwick Charles Hartley (1906 - 1979) received a B.A. from Furman University in 1927, an M.A. from Columbia University in 1928, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1937. He joined the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University) faculty as an assistant professor in 1929. He became an associate professor in 1939, and head of the English Department in 1940. He remained in this position until his retirement in 1971. During his career, he focused on the authors William Cowper and Laurence Sterne. His books reflect this focus, with titles including William Cowper: The Continuing Revaluation (1960), and Laurence Sterne: A Biographical Essay (1968). He also authored numerous articles, book reviews, poems, and short stories.

Biographical/historical note

South Carolina native Lodwick Charles Hartley (1906 - 1979) received a B.A. from Furman University in 1927, an M.A. from Columbia University in 1928, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1937. He joined the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University) faculty as an assistant professor in 1929. He became an associate professor in 1939, and head of the English Department in 1940. He remained in this position until his retirement in 1971. During his career, he focused on the authors William Cowper and Laurence Sterne. His books reflect this focus, with titles including William Cowper: The Continuing Revaluation (1960), and Laurence Sterne: A Biographical Essay (1968). He also authored numerous articles, book reviews, poems, and short stories.

Scope/content

The Lodwick Charles Hartley papers contain materials from Hartley's career as a professor in North Carolina State University's English Department. Materials include a number of Hartley's publications, including books, articles, poems, short stories, and book reviews, such as William Cowper: A List of Critical and Biographical Studies Published from 1895 to 1949 and the second printing of William Cowper: The Continuing Revaluation. The poetry partially consists of Correspondence by Sonnet: Quotations and Photograph, printed in Margaret Lowry Butler's Poems in Retrospect (1983). Also included is biographical information, including a booklet entitled Lodwick Hartley: A Profile of the Man; newsclippings about the English Department; and a 1967 speech Hartley delivered as part of the Adventures in Scholarship Library Lecture Series. The papers also contain materials from the 1962 court case Thomas v. State Board of Elections, during which Hartley testified as an expert on the English language.

Physical description

2 boxes

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lodwick Charles Hartley Papers, MC 00082, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Received from Lodwick Charles Hartley, 1975 May 26. Additional materials received from C. B. King, 1982 May 14, and Mrs. Charles M. Butler, 1983 October 9.

The collection is organized into one principal series:

Lodwick Charles Hartley papers 1930-1983 (Series)
Size: 1 linear foot

2 boxes

Books 1950, 1966
Box 1, Folder 1
Book jackets undated
Box 1, Folder 2
Short stories 1948-1949
Box 1, Folder 3
Short stories 1964
Box 1, Folder 4
Short stories 1974-1976
Box 1, Folder 5
Poetry 1930-1934
Box 1, Folder 6
Poetry 1935-1941, 1975
Box 1, Folder 7
Poems in Retrospect 1983
Box 1, Folder 8
Articles 1935-1939
Box 1, Folder 9
Articles 1941-1949
Box 1, Folder 10
Articles 1950-1958
Box 2, Folder 1
Articles 1963-1965
Box 2, Folder 2
Articles 1968-1969
Box 2, Folder 3
Articles 1970-1972
Box 2, Folder 4
Articles in North Carolina Education 1955, 1959, 1964
Box 2, Folder 5
Newspaper article written by Hartley 1960
Box 2, Folder 6
Music:"Festival Prelude," undated
Box 2, Folder 7
Book reviews written by Hartley 1945-1975, undated
Box 2, Folder 8
Book reviews written about Hartley's works 1943, 1970, 1972
Box 2, Folder 9
Publications not by Hartley 1951-1978
Box 2, Folder 10
Biographical information
Box 2, Folder 11
Newsclippings about the English Department 1952-1967
Box 2, Folder 12
Library lecture materials and newspaper article 1962, 1965
Box 2, Folder 13
Materials from Thomas v. State Board of Elections 1962
Box 2, Folder 14
Photograph of the Kearney House, Franklinton, North Carolina
Box 2, Folder 15

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lodwick Charles Hartley Papers, MC 00082, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.