This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, lecture
notes, notebooks, reprints, reviews, clippings, and other materials documenting the
scholarly career of literary critic and scholar René Wellek.
René Wellek was an influential literary critic and theorist known for his
pioneering work in the field of comparative literature. He taught at numerous institutions
throughout his career, including Yale and the University of Iowa. Wellek died in 1995.
70 linear feet (70 boxes)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by
the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish,
please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding
availability for research use.