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Purdy, Richard Little, 1904-1990



  • Existence: 1904-04-21 - 1990-08-07


Richard Little Purdy (1904-1990), Associate Professor of English at Yale University and fellow of Berkeley College, acting from time to time as assistant to the Keeper of Rare Books for the University Library (1931-1936); adviser on Victorian literature (1954-1970); chief marshall for the Yale commencement exercises (1962-1970).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Browning-Monclar collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 84

The collection contains correspondence, dossiers, printed works, and other papers documenting the friendship between Robert Browning and Ripert-Monclar and the life and business career of Ripert-Monclar. Also included are twentieth century materials concerning efforts to publish the Browning-Monclar correspondence.

Dates: 1825-1965, bulk 1825-1850