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Nathan Bryllion Fagin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0065
Nathan Bryllion Fagin taught at Johns Hopkins in the early 20th century. The collection consists of correspondence with Fagin's literary friends and colleagues; materials relating to the Moscow Theatre Festival of 1932; papers and course outlines from his teaching career at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1925 to 1951.

Dates

  • 1925-1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

1.52 Cubic Feet (4 letter size document boxes)

Biographical Note

Nathan Bryllion Fagin was born in Russia in 1892, and came to the United States as young man. He attended Michigan State College, obtained his B.A. from George Washington University in 1923, and his M.A. from there the following year. He received his Ph.D. from Hopkins in 1931. While completing his studies, he worked as a law clerk for the US Department of Agriculture.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with Fagin's literary friends and colleagues; materials relating to the Moscow Theatre Festival of 1932; papers and course outlines from his teaching career at Johns Hopkins University; newspaper and magazine clippings; an annotated copy of Edwin Greenlaw's "Syllabus of English Literature," (1928); and items related to his work as director of the Johns Hopkins Workshop.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the library of the Department of English around 1973.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Cynthia H. Requardt in 1993.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA