Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Robert L. Patten academic papers, 1963-2006



Collection Summary

Creator: Robert L. Patten
Title: Robert L. Patten academic papers
Dates: 1963-2006
Abstract: Course materials, notes, correspondence and administrative papers of Dr. Robert L. Patten, Lynette S. Autrey Professor in Humanities at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Dr. Patten's research areas include Nineteenth-century British literature and art, and history of the book.
Identification: MS 410
Quantity: 11.27 cu. ft. (11 boxes)
Language: Materials are in English
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Sketch

Robert L. Patten, the Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Humanities at Rice University, was born on April 26, 1939 in Oklahoma City. He received his B.A. from Swarthmore College in 1960. He went on to earn an M.A. (1962) and Ph.D. (1965) from Princeton University. After college, Patten lectured in English at Bryn Mawr College, leaving there in 1969 to take a position as Assistant Professor in the English Department at Rice University, where he became a full professor in 1976. In 1991 and 1992 Patten chaired Rice’s English Department.

Robert L. Patten was a Fulbright Scholar from 1963 to 1964 and a Guggenheim Fellow in 1980. He was also chosen as a Couper Scholar in 2004, served as president of the Rice University Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa from 1991 to 1994 and 1997 to 2002, and chaired the Dickens Society in 1973 and 1974. Patten has served in numerous capacities at Rice University, including the Sallyport Award Committee (1986-87), the Advisory Committee on Parking (1992-94), and the University Review Board (1982-84). He currently is president of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing. In addition to the definitive biography, George Cruikshank’s Life, Times, and Art (1991, 1992 ), Patten is the author of Charles Dickens and His Publishers (1978), and editor of George Cruikshank: A Revaluation (1974) and Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices (1995). He also serves as editor of Studies in English Literature and founded and briefly edited the periodical Dickens Studies Newsletter.


Scope and Contents

Course materials, notes, correspondence and administrative papers of Dr. Robert L. Patten, Lynette S. Autrey Professor in Humanities at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Also included is material, correspondence, chapter material and notes relating to the publication, Palgrave Advances in Charles Dickens Studies (2006), edited by Robert L. Patten. Papers, correspondence and notes regarding Rice University, English Department business are part of the collection.


 

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following series:
Series I: General Academic Files, 1963-2005
Series II: Teaching Files, 1969-2004
Series III: Palgrave MacMillan, Palgrave Advances in Charles Dickens Studies, 2000-2006
Series IV: Swarthmore College, 1971-1982
Series V: Personal, other administrative papers, 1988-1993

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This material is open for research with the exception of restricted materials, Box 11, Folders 4-8. Please see Woodson Research Center Director for information on access.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from the Robert L. Patten academic papers, 1963-2006 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

Names:
Patten, Robert L.
Organizations:
Rice University. English Dept.
Swarthmore College
Formats:
Correspondence
Theses
Essays
Lectures
Reports

Related Material

See Robert L. Patten: George Cruikshank research materials, MS 493, Woodson Research Center

See George Cruikshank letters, 1845, 1868, MS 297, Woodson Research Center


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert L. Patten academic papers, MS 410, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Provenance

Materials were donated in 1999 with accruals added.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: General Academic Files, 1963-2005

Includes files relating to Robert L. Patten's involvement in professional associations and committees (Rice University and others), correspondence, lectures, early writings, student advising and other professional and academic activities.
Box Folder
1 1 Plot in Charles Dickens' Early Novels, 1836-1841, [thesis], 1963
2 Correspondence to Mrs. Tillotson regarding Oliver Twist, 1964-1967
3 Dickens Fellowship Dinner, 1965, February 12
4 Dissertation, Plot Development in Dickens' Novels, 1965
5 Plot Development in Dickens' Novels, bibliography, notes, 1965
6 Thesis chapter, "Point of View," 1967
7 Dissertation, chapter one, "Plot in Prose Fiction," circa 1967
8 Lecture illustration (text), The Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, circa 1967
9 National Endowment for the Humanities, fellowships, 1967-1969
10 Rice University, English Department Graduate Committee, 1967-1977
11 Employment, 1968-1969
12 American Society of Learned Societies, fellowship, 1968-1969
13 Modern Language Association, Dickens Seminar, 1969 December
14 Modern Language Association, Dickens Seminar, 1970
15 English graduate brochure, 1970
16 London Centenary Celebration, 1970 June
17 Graduate English Committee, 1971
18 American Institute of Banking, public speaking contest, 1971 May
19 Richardson College, freshman advising, 1971 Fall
20 Brown-Richardson Colleges, Cultural Awareness course, 1971 Fall
21 SCMLA, "Pickwick's Picaresque Pilgrimage," 1971 October
22 Dickens Society, annual meeting, 1971 December
23 English Department, notices, 1971-1972
24 National Endowment for the Humanities, correspondence, planning, 1971-1978
25 American Association of University Professors, 1972
26 Flyleaf, correspondence, 1972 February
27 Victorian Society in America, annual meeting, 1972 March
28 Richardson College Night, 1972 August
29 American Philosophical Society, grant application, 1972 August
30 English Department, 1972-1973
31 The Dickens Society, correspondence and meeting materials, 1972-1973
32 American Philosophical Society, grants, 1972-1976
33 Dickens edition and concordance correspondence, 1972-1977
34 English Department, 1973-1974
35 Carroll Camden remarks, 1974 May 3
36 Princeton graduate almuni in English, 1974 June
37 National Endowment for the Humanities, Houston site visit, 1974 December
38 The Dickens Society, meeting materials, 1974 December
39 Rice Univeristy notices, 1974-1975
40 Fellowhships, 1974-1976
41 19th Century books, C.C. Kohler correspondence, 1974-1977
42 International Association of Business Communications correspndence, 1975 May-June
43 Public Goals and Expectations of Health Care seminar, 1975 December
44 St. Mark's adult group, "A Dickensian Christmas," 1975 December
45 Friends of Fondren Library, Christmas presentation, 1975
46 English Department, 1975-1976
47 Dickens Society correspondence, 1975-1976
48 Ashton Villa Lecture Series, number 1, "External Form, Interior Vision: Background in Art and 19th Century Culture," 1976 February 15
49 Ashton Villa Lecture Series, number 2, "Dear Reader," 1976
50 "Charles Dickens as Literary Croesus," Baker Associates Night, 1976 March 9
Box Folder
2 1 Child Care seminar, 1976 April 24
2 English Institute, 1976 Fall
3 "Theology and Literature for Institute of Religion," 1976 October 5
4 Value of Life Project, Texas Conference of Churches, 1976 December
5 "Charles Dickens and his American Publishers," Dickens Society Annual Meeting, 1976 December 29
6 English Department, 1976-1977
7 Society of Rice Univeristy Women, "What the Dickens?" 1977 January 10
8 Alumni Institute, 1977 March
9 Dickens Studies Annual, Robert L. Patten, editor, 1977
10 Houston, 2001: A Livable City, "Reading the City," 1977 November 12 and "Interim Perspectives," 1977 November 11
11 Rowlandson Symposium, Yale Center for British Art, 1977
12 National Endowment for the Humanities, fellowship materials, 1977-1978
13 Houston Center for the Humanities, reports and meeting materials, 1977-1983
14 Alumni Institute, 1978 Fall
15 Victorian Society in America, Dickens on the Strand, 1978 December 9
16 Houston Post, Dickens article, 1978 December 17
English Department, 1978-1979
18 Baker College Associates, 1978-1980
19 "Dickens Time and Again," circa 1978
20 National Endowment for the Humanities, correspondence, 1979 April-May
St. John's College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, presidency search materials, 1979 April-June
22 English Department, Graduate Studies, 1979-1980
23 Texas Committee for the Humanities, meeting materials, 1979-1980
24 New York Review of Books, 1980 March
25 Texans for Libraries, correspondence and articles of incorporation, 1980 March
26 Alumni Institute, 1980 Spring
27 Victorian English Luncheon, planning, 1980 December
28 Dickens Society Dinner, 1980 December
29 U.S. Embassy (London) Speaker's Bureau, correspondence, 1980-1981
30 Dickens Society, correspondence and organizational materials, 1980-1982
31 Miami University, European Center, Luxembourg, 1981 March 12
32 University of Leicester, Victorian Studies Centre, "George Cruikshank in the '50s," 1981 April 30
33 Dickens conference and symposium, 1981 December
34 Modern Language Association, annual convention, "Dickens in his Time-Ly-Less-Ness," 1981 December
35 New York University, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science search, 1981-1982
36 Publication advice, 1982
37 Dickens Society, 1982
38 Baylor University, Victorian Conference, 1982 March
39 Yale Center Symposium, 1982 April
40 Victorian Popular Entertainment seminar materials, 1982 April
41 NEH grant, 1982 July-August
42 Victorian Institute conference, "The Professional Author in Victorian England," 1982 October 9
43 Victorians Institute conference, "Professionalization of Letters in 19th Century England," 1982 October
44 Modern Language Association seminar correspondence, 1982
45 English Department, 1982-1983
46 Appointment related - correspondence and reports, 1982-1983
47 The Dickens Companions, correspondence, newsletters, 1982-1983, 1986
Box Folder
3 1 "A Tribute to Vassar Miller," University of Houston, 1983 October
2 University of Southern California, publishing correspondence, 1983 October
3 Berry College, " 'Their Own Myths' : Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank, and Oliver Twist," 1983 Fall
4 Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles, 1983 Fall
5 Graduate status, 1983-1984
6 English Department, Undergraduate Committee, 1983-1984, 1986-1988
7 Graduate registration, 1984
8 Culture of Capitalism program, "Dickens, Scrooge and Reaganonimcs," 1984 Fall
9 Ohio State University position, 1984 Fall
10 Graduate students report, 1984 November
11 Dickens on the Strand, costume judging, 1984 December
12 English Department, Graduate Committee, admissions and financial aid, 1984-1985
13 City University of New York, Lehman College Provost search, 1984-1985
14 PEN Southwest, 1984-1986
15 Dickens Project, Santa Cruz, 1984-1989
16 Modern Language Association, 1985 January
17 LSU Autobiography Symposium, "Etched on Glass, Writ on Water: George Cruikshank's Autobiography," 1985 March
18 Southern Graphics Council, "When Artists Saved the State: Graphic Satire in Georgian England," 1985 March
19 Rice University Symposium on "Metaphors and Symbols of Discourse about Health, Illness, and Medicine, Is There a Doctor in the House of Fiction," Spring 1985
20 CUNY Victorians Conference, "George's Hive and the Georgian Hinge," 1985 May
21 Cultural Arts Council, minutes, 1985 October
22 Dickens Theater, UT Austin, 1986 January - February
23 Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon, 1986 Spring
24 The Coherent Minor, 1986 December
25 Modern Language Association Convention, interviews, 1986 December
26 Brown College Associate, 1986-1987
27 Rhodes-Marshall scholarship interviews, 1986-1987
28 English Department, 1986-1987
29 Mellon Summer Workshops, 1987
30 Houston Center for the Humanities, 1987 October
31 Victorian Institute, 1987 October
32 Dickens class, Edwin S. Jenks, 5th grade, 1987 December
33 Research programs/NEH, 1987-1990
34 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, director search, 1988 Spring
35 Mississippi State University, 1988 October
36 Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, "Diagrams of Drunkenness: George Cruikshank's Temperance Art," 1988 November
37 American Association of University Women, "Bah! Humbug! The Miser as Christmas Spirit," 1988 December
38 Rice University Press, 1988-1989
39 National Gallery of Art, fellowships, 1988-1989
40 Getty Foundation, 1989 February
41 English Department, 1989 Fall
42 Washington Collegium for the Humanities, "Childhood in Crisis," 1989 October
43 English Book Illustration in a Eruopean Context, symposium, Berlin, 1989 December
44 Modern Language Association, convention, "Dickens, Cruikshank, and the Death of the Author," 1989 December
45 Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, conference, 1989 December
46 NEH research grants, 1989-1990
47 Rhodes-Marshall scholarships, 1989-1990
Box Folder
4 1 Charles Dickens and His Publishers, re-issue, 1989-1990
2 Moody Chair search, 1989-1990
3 English Department, 1989-1992
4 Rhodes-Marshall scholarships, 1989-1992
5 [Rice English Department] Symposium on Literary Criticism and Theory, "Dickens, Cruikshank, and the Death of the Author," 1990 February
6 Dickens Project, 1990 February
7 Midwest Victorian Studies Association meeting, "Cruikshank's Margins," 1990 April
8 Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, "The Artist as Editor: George Cruikshank's Periodicals," 1990 September
9 South Central Modern Language Association meeting, "Copyediting, Ethics, Asthetics, Politics," 1990 October
10 Dickens Project, 1990
11 Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, UCLS, director search, 1990
12 Hamilton College [NY], exhibition, 1990
13 Illustrations for Sketches by by Boz, circa 1990
14 Friends of Fondren Library, 1990-1992
15 Interdisciplinary 19th Century Studies conference, 1991 April
16 Dickens Project, 1991 August
17 English Department, 1991-1992
18 IRC Steering Committee, circa 1992
19 Textual Technologies Text, Image, and History Conference, 1992 March
20 Council of Editors of Learned Journals, contest, 1992 December
21 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, list of holdings, 19th Century women writers, 1992 February
22 Cruikshank exhibition at Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1992-1993
23 NEH Dissertation grants program, 1992-1993
24 English Department, meeting materials, 1992-1993
25 Dissertations directed, 1992-1993, 1996
26 English Graduate Committee reports, memos, 1992-1994
27 N.I.C.E. meeting materials, 1992-1994
Dickens Society, correspondence, 1992-1995
29 Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, conference, "Visual vs Verbal Literacy in the 1830's," 1993
30 Friends of Fondren award, 1993 October
31 Center for the History of the Book, inauguration, "When Is a Book Not a Book?," 1993 November
32 Galveston College Lecture Series, "The Mystery of Charles Dickens," 1993 December
33 Museum of Printing History, "Story Time" Project, 1993-1994
34 Dickens Project, 1993-1996
B Folder
4 35 South Central Society for 19th Century Studies, meeting, 1994 February
Box Folder
4 36 "Visualizing Aids," panel discussion, 1994 March
37 Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP), annual conference, "Oliver Twist's Contexts," 1994 July
38 Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies seminar, "Workshop: The Early Nineteenth-Century Urban Sketch," 1994 October
39 Jane Austen Society of North America, "Contesting Language in Pride and Prejudice, 1994 November
40 The Houston Seminar, 1994-1997
41 Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library publication, correspondence, 1994-2000
42 Leave, "Development of Christmas," 1995
43 Southeastern American Society for 18th Century Studies, conference, "Getting Into Print," 1995 February
44 Bucknell University, Robbins Lecture, "The Very Dickens: Oliver's Twisted History," 1995 November
45 University of Pennsylvania, lecture on getting published, 1995 November
46 Center for Women's Studies, interviews, 1995 December
47 Research grant proposal, circa 1995
48 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston NEH Self-Study Grant Proposal, 1995-1996
49 Domestic Partner Benefits, 1995-2000
Box Folder
5 1 Retirement party, Sally Hubbard, 1996 January 18
2 Friends of Fondren Library, authors reception remarks, 1996 January 31
3 ESFA lecture, "Dickens Invents Himself as Author: Plagiarism as a Capitalist Plot," 1996 March
4 E.D.H. Johnson tribute, 1996 March 9
5 University of California, Irvine, Dean of School of Humanities search, 1996 April
6 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, NEH report, 1996 July
7 Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing conference, "Rewriting Christmas in Britain, 1843-1848," 1996 July
8 Dickens Symposium, 1996 September
9 "Perception, Evolution, and Culture, " 1996 October
10 Luminaries: Princeton Faculty Remembered,"Faculty Legends - Edward Dudley Hume Johnson," 1996
11 Rhodes-Marshall scholarships, 1996-1997
12 SHARP, book prize correspondence, lists, 1996-1997
13 Renovations, 1996-1999
14 Texas A&M, Lewis Lecture, "Birthing the Author: Charles Dickens Fathers Oliver Twist," 1997 April
15 TIAE evaluation, 1997 May-June
16 European Comics Seminar materials, 1997 September
17 Job application seminar, 1997 October 9
18 South Central Modern Language Association, meeting, "Titular Identity and the Construction of the Author," 1997 October - November
19 Univeristy of Houston, English Chair search, 1997-1998
20 Art historian/chair search, 1997-1998
21 Terence Hoagwood, Kathryn Ledbetter correspondence, 1997-1999
22 School of Humanities, Outreach Committee, 1997-2000
23 "Publishable Papers," 1998 January 30
24 Committee on Committees, correspondence, reports, 1998 Spring
25 19th Century Geographies Conference, "From House to Square to Street: Narrative Traversals," 1998 March
26 Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, 1998 July
27 Dickens Project lecture, 1998 August
28 Texas Council for the Humanities, Outstanding Teaching the Humanities award to Mrs. Naomi Fanettm, Klein Forest High School, 1998 September
29 Museum of Fine Arts Houston, "Evenings for Educators," 1998 October 19
30 SAMLA Convention, 1998 November
31 Curriculum, 1998
32 Faculty Council, spousal hires, 1998-1999
33 Sarofim pegagogy seminar correspondence, 1998-1999
34 Scholarships and Awards Committee, applications, correspondence, 1998-1999
35 Victorian Studies Review, 1998-1999
36 Center for Study of Cultures, correspondence, reports, announcements, grants, 1998-2000
37 The Letters of Charles Dickens, Pilgrim edition, 1998-2000
38 Alumni College, 1999
39 Commencement, correspondence, memos, Marshalls information, 1999
40 Scottish Centre for the Book, "Dickens as Serial Author: A Case of Multiple Identities, " 1999
41 'The History of Sex," History Channel, 1999
42 Houston Seminar, 1999
43 Museum of Fine Arts Houston, book club, 1999
Box Folder
6 1 Scholar's Forum Lecture Series, 1999
2 Outreach, correspondence, reports, 1999
The South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA), 1999
4 18th Century faculty search, 1999-2000
5 Ad-Hoc Health Committee, 1999-2000
6 Scholarships and awards, 1999-2000
7 Wagoner Scholarship, applications, 1999-2000
8 Texas (U.T.) Humanities Regional Center, proposal information, 1999-2000
9 AEB Review, 2000 March
10 Houston Seminar, 2000 Spring
11 Marshall's notebook, commencement, 2000
12 MacArthur Foundation, 2000
13 Council of Editors of Learned Jounrals (CELJ) Special Issue competition, 2000
14 Dickens Quarterly, regarding Bill Axton, 2000
15 Visual Culture position search, 2001 January
16 Houston Seminar, 2001 April
17 Victorian Marriage Plot, mini-conference, 2001 May
18 Dickens Society, 2001 Fall
19 MLA, 2001
20 Victorian Geographics, 2001-2002
Teaching Awards, Continuting Studies, 2001-2002
22 Dickens Project, Winter conference, 2001-2002
23 Renaissance literature candidates, 2002 January
24 Joel Bratten, correspondence, 2002 January - February
25 RUSP , 2002 January - February
26 Fathom course, 2002 February - June
27 RUSP, Spring 2002
28 9/11 memorial, 2002 May-September
29 New York Public Library, 2002 June
30 Free Library of Philadelphia, Dickens exhibition, 2002 June - August
31 John Glavin visit, 2002 September - December
32 19th Century Geographies, contract, 2002 October
33 Free Library of Philadelphia, 2002
34 MLA, Dickens Panel, 2002 November - 2003 February
35 Gregory Kaplan course, 2002-2003
36 Philip Gossett, 2002-2003
37 Dickens Winter conference, 2003
38 Dave Kopay visit, 2003
39 New CELJ award, 2003-2004
40 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2001 April - May
41 Lew Eatherton talk, "NetBook Agreement," 2004 December 10
42 John Glavin visit, 2004
43 Years work in Victorian Studies, 2004
44-45 Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature, "Nineteenth Century Book Illustration," 2004-2005
Box Folder
7 1 Studies in the Novel, review, 2004-2005
2 Society of Rice University Women, "Happy Birthday Charles Dickens," 2005 February 7



 

Series II: Teaching Files, 1969-2004

Box Folder
7 3 English 355a: Early Victorian Literarture, 1969 Fall
4 English 566: Victorian Seminar, 1969 Fall
5 English 340b: 19th Century Novel, 1970 Spring
6 English Honors Seminars, 1970
7 English 565a: The Long Victorian Poem, 1970 Fall
8 English 355a: Early Victorian Literature, 1970 Fall
9 English 340b: The Victorian Novel, 1971 Spring
10 English 355b: The Later Victorian Period, 1971 Spring
11 English 515b: Victorian Pro-Seminar, 1971 Spring
12 English 355a: Early Victorian Literature, 1971 Fall
13 English Honors Seminar, 1971 Fall
14 English 340b: The Victorian Novel, 1972 Spring
15 English 355b: Middle and Late Victorians, 1972 Spring
16 English 100a: Critical Reading and Writing, 1973 Fall
17 English 566a: Dickens Graduate Seminar, 1973 Fall
18 English 250b: Masters of English Literature, 1974 Spring
19 English 340b: 1974 Spring
20 English 454b: Balzac and Dickens, 1974 Spring
21 English 101a: Critical Reading and Writing, 1974 Fall
22 English 515a: Victorian Pro-Seminar, 1974 Fall
23 English 252b: Masters of English Literature, 1975 Spring
24 English 342b: The English Novel in the 19th Century, 1975 Spring
25 English 101a: Freshman Seminar, 1975 Fall
26 English 565a: The Long Victorian Poem, 1975 Fall
27 English 581a: Directed Reading in the English 18th Century Novel, 1975 Fall
28 English 306b: Studies in a Major Writer - Charles Dickens, 1976 Spring
29 English 342b: English Novel in the 19th Century, 1976 Spring
30 English 515b: Victorian Pro-Seminar, 1977 Spring
31 English 342b: English Novel in 19th Century, 1977 Spring
32 English - Intrusive Narrator in Victorian Fiction, circa 1977
33 English, "Evolution and Entropy in 19th Century Literature," circa 1978
34 English 503: Introduction to Graduate Study, 1978 Fall
35 English 566a: Charles Dickens in Context, 1978 Fall
36 English 342b: English Novel in the 19th Century, 1979 Spring
37 English 361a: 18th Century British Fiction, 1979 Fall
38 English 362b: 19th Century British Fiction, 1980 Spring
39 English 562b: 19th Century British Fiction, 1980 Spring
40 English 622b: Directed Reading in 18th Century British Fiction, 1980 Spring
41 English 403a: Studies in a Major British Author - Charles Dickens, 1982 Fall
42 English 357b: Victorian Literature, 1983 Spring
43 Continuing Studies, "Oliver with a Twist," 1983 Spring
44 English 362a: 19th Century British Fiction, 1983 Fall
45 English 562a: 19th Century Novel, 1983 Fall
46 English 252b: Major British Writers, 1984 Spring
47 English 401b: Crime and Punishment in Victorian England, 1984 Spring
48 English 357: Victorian Literature, 1984 Fall
49 English 357: British Literature of the Victorian Period, 1984 Fall
50 English 102: Critical Reading and Writing/Poetry, 1985 Spring
51 English 562: 19th Century British Fiction, 1985 Spring
52 English 362: 19th Century British Fiction, 1985 Spring
53 English 369: The Novel, Cervantes to 1900, 1985 Fall
54 English 404: Charles Dickens, 1985 Fall
55 English 252b: Major British Writers - 1800 to Present, 1986 Spring
56 English 362: 19th Century British Fiction, 1986 Spring
57 English 562: 19th Century British Fiction, 1986 Spring
58 English 357: British Literature of the Victorian Period, 1986 Fall
59 English 369: The Novel - Cervantes to 1900, 1986 Fall
60 English 557: British Literature of the Victorian Period, 1986 Fall
61 English 252: Major British Writers - 1800 to present, 1987 Spring
62 English 362: 19th Century British Fiction, 1987 Spring
63 English 562: 19th Century British Fiction, 1987 Spring
64 English 369: The Novel - Cervantes to 1900, 1989 Fall
65 English 511: The Long Victorian Poem, 1989 Fall
66 English 403: Studies in Major British Authors - Dickens, 1990 Fall
67 English 252: Major British Writers, 1800 - Present, 1990 Spring
68 English 252: Major British Writers, 1800 to Present, 1981 Spring
69 English 515: Pedagogy class materials, 1991 Fall
70 English 501: Directed Reading, 1991 Fall
71 English 622: Directed Reading, 1992 Spring
72 English 362: Nineteenth-Century British Fiction, class materials, 1992 Fall
73 English 252.1: Major British Writers, 1800 - Present, class materials, 1993 Spring
74 English 252.2: Major British Writers, 1800-Present, class materials, 1993 Spring
Box Folder
8 1 Continuing Studies, "What Makes Great Fiction Great," 1993 Spring
2 Continuing Studies, "Art Politics: The Cruikshank Mix," 1993 March
3 Continuing Studies: Master Teachers Course, 1993 April
4 English 517: Textual Embodiments in 19th Century Fiction, class materials, 1994 Spring
5 English 363: 19th Century British Fiction, 1995 Spring
6 Continuing Studies, "From Mayhem to Murder: Mystery Fiction at Its Best," 1995 Spring
7 English 211.2: Major British Writers, 1800 - Present, 1997 Spring
8 English 491: Studies in Major British Authors - Dickens, 1997 Fall
9 HONS 470, 1997 Fall
10 English 543" Victorian Poetry and Prose, 1998 Spring
11 English 511: Pedagogy, class materials, 1998 Spring
12 English 603: Pedagogy, class materials, 1998 Fall
13 English 211, Major British Writers, 1800-Present, 1999 Spring
14 English 437: History of the Book in 19th Century Britain, 1999 Fall
15 English 494: Autobiographies, Letters, and Journals: A Student Led Seminar, 2000 Spring
16 English 211: Major British Writers, 1800 - Present, 2000 Spring
17 English 491: Studies in Major British Authors - Dickens, 2000 Fall
18 Continuing Studies, "Re-Imagining Copyright: The Victorian Dilemma," 2000 November
19 English 341/622: Victorian Literature, Excluding Fiction, 2001 Spring
20 Continuing Studies, "Victoria and the Victorians," 2001 Fall
21 Continuing Studies, "Introduction to the English Country House," 2003 March
22 English 490.1: Major British Authors - Charles Dickens and the Birth of the Industrial Strength Author, 2003 Fall
23 English 605, Caroline Levander class, 2003 Fall
24 English 543: Victorian Poetry and Prose, 2004 Spring
25 Caroline Levander, Writing Workshop and Frances Ferguson visit, 2004 Fall



 

Series III: Palgrave Advances in Charels Dickens Studies, 2000-2006

Correspondence, proofs, contracts and other materials relating to the publication of Palgrave Advances in Charles Dickens Studies, 2006, edited by Robert L. Patten and published by Palgrave Macmillan.
Box Folder
8 26 John Bowen, Eleanor Birne, 2000-2001
27 Eleanor Birne, 2000-2002
28 Palgrave/MacMillan, general correspondence, 2000-2005
29 John Bowen, 2001-2003
30 Palgrave, sytle protocols, 2002, 2004
3 Rosemarie Bodenheimer, 2002-2005
32 Joseph Childers, 2002-2005
33 Helena Michie, 2002-2005
34 Robert L. Patten, 2002-2005
35 John Sutherland, 2002-2005
Box Folder
9 1 David Vincent, 2002-2005
2 Palgrave, contracts, contacts, 2002-2006
3 Carolyn Deaver, 2002-2006
4 Emily Rosser, Paula Kennedy, 2002-2006
5 Steven Connor, 2003-2004
6 Palgrave, chapter material, 2003-2004
7 Catherine M. Robson, 2003-2005
8 Hilary M. Schor, 2003-2005
9 Catherine Waters, 2003-2005
10 John Bowen, 2003-2006
11 Palgrave, tracking chart, 2004-2005
12 John Bowen, essay, correspondence, 2004-2005
13 Paula Kennedy, 2004-2006
14 Malcolm Andrews, 2004-2006
15 Palgrave, Introduction, 2005
16 Essay, "Performing Character," Malcolm Andrews, [2005]
17 Essay, "Dickens and the Writing of a Life," Rosemarie Bodenheimer, [2005]
18 Essay, "Dickens and the Force of Writing," John Bowen, [2005]
19 Essay, "Psychoanalyzing Dickens," Carolyn Deaver, [2005]
20 Essay, "From Blood to Law: The Embarrassments of Family in Dickens," Helena Michie, [2005]
21 Essay, "Publishing in Parts," Robert L. Patten, [2005]
22 Robert L. Patten, 2005
23 Essay, "Historicizing Dickens," Catherine Robson, [2005]
24 Essay, "Dickens and Plot," Hilary Schor, [2005]
25 Essay, "Visualizing Dickens," John Sutherland, [2005]
26 Essay, "Politicized Dickens: The Journalism of the 1850s," Joseph W. Childers, [2005]
27 Essay, "Dickens Reading Public," David Vincent, [2005]
28 Essay, "Reforming Culture," Catherine Waters, [2005]
29 Palgrace Advances in Charles Dickens Studies, proof, 2005
30 Proof, front matter - Chapter 9, 2005
31 Chapter 10 - Acknowledgments, 2005
32 Palgrave, Index, [2005]
33 Bibliography, [2005]
34 Correspondence, 2005
35 Literature Online, search results, "Abell," 2005
36 Helene Craine, Oliver Howard, 2005-2006
37 Reviews, 2006



 

Series IV: Swarthmore College, 1971-1982

Box Folder
10 1 Recruiting, 1971-1975
2 Alumni Council, 1976
3 Alumni Council, 1977
4 Committee on course/honors curriculum, 1977
5 Admissions, 1977-1980
6 Extern Program, 1978
7 Alumni Council/Association, 1978-1979
Box Folder
11 1 Recruiting, 1982-1985



 

Series V: Personal , other administrative papers, 1988-1993

Box Folder
11 2 Robert L. Patten, administrative correspondence, biographical materials, 1988-1997
3 Theresa Munisteri, 2003-2006
4-8 Professor Jane Chance, correpondence, memoranda, clippings, 1987-1993