Marie H. Nichols Papers, 1927-78
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Brief Description: Marie Hochmuth Nichols Papers, including biographical and personal materials including a partial curriculum vitae, poetry, pamphlets and souvenirs; master's thesis and student class notes; correspondence with faculty members including Bower Aly (University of Missouri - Columbia, 1948-54), Karl Wallace (University of Illinois, 1966-67), and Edward D.J. Corbett (Ohio State University, 1966-67); articles, speeches and reviews; research notes and materials; lecture notes and class materials; student papers concerning Richard Whately, American literature, American Rhetoric, August Boeckh, Emerson and his circle, Harvard-Williams Handbook for Courses in Public Speaking, the psychology and physiology of speech, speech disorders and treatments, collaboration on books, William Cullen Bryant, Abraham Lincoln, the American dream, Kenneth Burke, William Ellery Channing, communication, criticism, Mary Todd Lincoln, dialogue, education, H. L. Eubank, Marshall McLuahn, linguistics, rhetoric and rhetorical criticism, Benito Mussolini, Wayland M. Parrish, Richard Murhpy, oral interpretation, radio, preserving the past, Boston, I.A. Richards, Cornell University, George Bernard Shaw, speech, disenchantment and relevancy (the politics of language), Adlai Stevenson II, Wendell Willkie, American Oratory, Noam Chomsky, Winston Churchill, Clarence Darrow, cynicism, existentialism, history, Nikita Khrushchev, Robert and Philip la Follette, language decline, Huey P. Long, Richard Nixon, permissiveness, political speeches, Donald Richberg, Transcendentalism, Speech 312 (American Public Address), Speech Communication 417, Speech 438 (Seminar on Kenneth Burke), Speech 501 (British and Continental Oratory), John Dryden and Samuel Johnson.
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Record Series Number: 15/23/25
Created by: Nichols, Marie Hochmuth (1908-)
Volume: 4.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 7/13/1979
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Arrangement: by type of material; alphabetically thereunder and chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
Course Materials
Faculty Papers
Speech Communication
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Languages of Materials
English [eng]