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Finding Aid to the Arthur Quinn Papers, 1967-1997
BANC MSS 2011/149  
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    Collection Title: Arthur Quinn papers
    Date (inclusive): 1967-1997
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2011/149
    Creator: Quinn, Arthur
    Extent: 5 cartons 6.25 linear feet
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: The Arthur Quinn Papers (1967-1997) consist primarily of Quinn's manuscript drafts. Correlating correspondence for each title is filed with manuscript drafts. Unpublished papers, speeches and prospectuses, his Princeton dissertation and undated notebooks pretaining to coursework while at Princeton are also included.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Arthur Quinn papers, BANC MSS 2011/149, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Quinn, Arthur--Archives
    University of California, Berkeley-- Dept. of Rhetoric
    University of California, Berkeley-- Dept. of Rhetoric -- Faculty.
    Faculty papers
    Manuscripts for publication

    Administrative Information

    The Arthur Quinn papers were given to The Bancroft Library by Barney Roddy Quinn on March 3, 2011.
    No additions are expected.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Jae Mauthe in 2012.

    Biography/Organization History

    Arthur J. Quinn (1942-1997) received his B.A. from University of San Francisco and his M.A., Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Science from Princeton University.
    Quinn taught at University of Oregon in 1968 then moved on to become Professor of Rhetoric at University of California, Berkeley from 1970-1997. Quinn was instrumental in reorganizing the undergraduate major within the Rhetoric Department at Berkeley during his tenure as chair of the department.
    Quinn published books in the fields of philosophy, Biblical studies, rhetoric, literary criticism, early American history and California history. In 1985 Quinn was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award by the University of California at Berkeley. The Arthur J. Quinn Memorial Fellowships, established in memory of Arthur Quinn (1942-1997), Professor of Rhetoric, support research by doctoral candidates in the history of California.

    Scope and Content Note

    The Arthur Quinn Papers (1967-1997) consist primarily of Quinn's manuscript drafts titled Audiences and Intentions, Before Abraham, Book of Essays, Broken Shore, Confidence of British Philosophers, Figures of Speech, Hell with the Fire Out, New World, Poets Work and the Rivals. Correlating correspondence for each title is filed with manuscript drafts. Unpublished papers, speeches and prospectuses, his Princeton dissertation and undated notebooks pretaining to coursework while at Princeton are also included.