A. Lynn Altenbernd Papers, 1948-1995
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Brief Description: Papers of August Lynn Altenbernd (1918-2005), Professor of English (1954-1984), contain biographical material (1971, 1990); English Department administrative records (1968-1987); manuscripts; correspondence; and research drafts and publications (1948-1995); subjects include curriculum revision (1968-1987), a nomination for Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (1984), and academic studies of American literary figures, including Mark Twain, Henry Roth, Edith Wharton, and Frank Norris.
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University of Illinois Archives
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Urbana, IL 61820
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Record Series Number: 15/7/41
Created by: Altenbernd, Lynn (1918-2005), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of English
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/06/1990. 10/6/1990; 1/24/05; 1/20/2010
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1507041.pdf
Arrangement: Topical
Biographical Note for Altenbernd, Lynn (1918-2005) : August Lynn Altenbernd (1918-2005), received his B.S. (1939), M.A. (1949), and Ph.D (1954) from Ohio State University, and served as Professor of English  at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1954 until his retirement in 1984.  Professor Altenbernd held various administrative positions at UIUC, including Head of the English Department (1966-1971) and Associate Dean of the Graduate College (1980-1983 and 1990).   He also published widely on topics relating to various British and American authors and nineteenth-century travel writing, and wrote or collaborated on a number of textbooks for the study of literature, poetry, and drama.
Subject Index
American Civilization
American Literature
Dissertations
English Curriculum
Faculty Papers
Manuscripts
Rhetoric
Student Protests
Teaching
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: English Library/Kathleen Kluegel  Donation
Finding Aid Revisions: Original accession 10/9/1990; additional accession, 1/24/2005; revision of SFA, 11/2007.�??�?�  SFA 1 p.