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A. Bartlett Giamatti, president of Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 276

Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, annual reports, memoranda, subject files, and gifts documenting A. Bartlett Giamatti's tenure as president of Yale.

Dates

  • 1975-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Extent

218.25 Linear Feet (333 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0276

Overview

The records consist of correspondence, annual reports, memoranda, subject files, and gifts documenting A. Bartlett Giamatti's tenure as president of Yale.

Biographical / Historical

Angelo Bartlett Giamatti was born on April 4, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Yale College (B.A. 1960) and Yale Graduate School (Ph.D. 1964). After earning his doctorate, Giamatti taught Italian and comparative literature at Princeton University (1964-1966). He went on to teach English and comparative literature at Yale (1966-1977). In 1976 he became the Frederick Clifford Ford Professor of English and Comparative Literature, and in 1977 he accepted the John Hay Whitney Professorship of English and Comparative Literature. In 1978, Giamatti became president of Yale, a position he held until his resignation in 1986.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 2-A (YRG 2-A), Records of the Yale president's office.
Title
Guide to the A. Bartlett Giamatti, President of Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
April 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

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