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Finding Aid for the Wallace Nethery Papers 1931-2000
MS.2007.017  
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Description
This collection contains material created and collected by Wallace and Corry Nethery. Correspondence, drafts, research notes, and ephemera are included for a number of Nethery's books. Materials related to Nethery's work as a librarian at the University of Southern California are included as well. Photocopies of letters to, from, and about Elisabeth Jungmann are numerous. The subject matter for most of the books and papers relate to Max Beerbohm, Charles and Mary Lamb, Elisabeth Jungmann, and miniature books. Materials are in English, German, and Dutch.
Background
Wallace Nethery born December 29, 1910 on his grandfather's farm outside the town of Gravity, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1934. He served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Enterprise, stationed in the Pacific. Nethery intended to get a PhD in English from the University of Southern California, but switched over to Library Science and later started work at the USC library. He eventually married a fellow USC Library employee, Corry Sprangers.
Extent
4 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts or printed items must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Collection is open for research.