Guide to the Thomas Mallon Papers, 1973-1988
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Related Material
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Mallon, Thomas, 1951-|
|Title:||Thomas Mallon Papers,|
|Quantity:||0.3 cubic ft. (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Correspondence between Mary McCarthy and Mallon as well as manuscripts for speeches and articles written during Mallon's tenure as a professor at Vassar.|
|Forms of Materials:||Correspondence, manuscripts, and clippings|
Thomas Mallon, born 2 Nov 1951, is an American novelist, New York Times literary critic, professor and former deputy chariman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Mallon received his B.A. from Brown University and his M.A. and PhD from Harvard University. His works include A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries and Arts and Sciences: A Seventies Seduction. Mallon was an Associate Professor at Vassar from 1979-1991. He lives in, and frequently writes about, Washington, D.C.
The Thomas Mallon Papers contain correspondence between Mary McCarthy and Mallon, dated 1973-1988. Additionally, the collection contains manuscripts for speeches and articles written during his tenure at Vassar.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.
- Thomas Mallon papers, ca. 1989-[ongoing], Brown University Library.
- Three boxes were separated from this collection and transferred to the Brown University Library, 1999. These materials include manuscripts, typescripts and related materials for Edmund Blunden, A Book of One's Own and Arts and Sciences.
- McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989
- Vassar College -- Faculty
- College teachers
Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 24 Feb 2009. Updated by Laura Streett, May 2011.
Thomas Mallon Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Original processing date unknown. Collection information updated by Laura Streett, May 2011.
Collection donated by Mallon, 1988-1989. Requested transfer of most materials to Brown, by Mallon, 1998.
|Folder 1||Letters from Mary McCarthy to Mallon, 1973-1983|
|Folder 2||Letters from Mary McCarthy to Mallon, 1984|
|Folder 3||Letters from Mary McCarthy to Mallon, 1985-1988|
|Folder 4||"Seeing Mary Plain, Vassar Quarterly, 1982|
|Folder 5||Spring 1981 Vassar biography colloquium, 1980-1981|
|Folder 6||"The Mary McCarthy Papers," speech at Vassar, 1985|
|Folder 7||"Rereading One's Diaries," lectures, 1985|
|Folder 8||Vassar speaking engagements, 1985-1988|
|Folder 9||"Moving to Square Two," Vassar Quarterly, 1986-1987|