Author, English professor at the University of Massachusetts, and alumnus of the same school. Includes correspondence, typescript manuscripts, poems, travel journals, and class materials including syllabi and lecture notes.
The collection is open for research.
Background on Harold T. McCarthy
Author, English professor, and University of Massachusetts alumnus (class of 1941) Harold T. McCarthy taught at the University of Massachusetts from 1959 and into his retirement in the late 1980s. In addition to his books on Henry James (1968) and the expatriate perspective on the idea of America (1972), he wrote fiction and poetry as well as critical articles on Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Herman Melville, and Richard Wright.
Contents of Collection
Correspondence, typescript manuscripts, poems, travel journals, and class materials including syllabi and lecture notes documenting Harold T. McCarthy's long and active career as an educator and writer, and travel experiences.
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|Correspondence re: publication of books||1971-1974||
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|The Expatriate Perspective: The Self-Discovery of American Novelists in Europe (typescript)||
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|The Expatriate Perspective: American Novelists and the Idea of America (typescript, photocopied)||
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|Henry James: The Creative Process (published version)||1958||
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|Poems by HTM||
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|Syllabus: English 133||Fall 1983||
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|Syllabus: English 480C||Fall 1986||
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|Syllabus: English 272||Fall 1986||
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|Lecture Notes, A-K||
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|Lecture Notes, L-Z||
||Box 4: 35-46|
Acquired from Alice McCarthy, 1990.
Processed by Linda Seidman.
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Cite as: Harold T. McCarthy Papers (RG 40/11 McCarthy). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.