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William Milne Holton papers

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Abstract

Title:
William Milne Holton papers
Author/Creator:
Holton, William Milne
Collection number:
2001-116; 2002-145; 2006-74; 2007-169; 2011-105
Size:
81.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1976-1996
Inclusive dates:
circa 1926-2004
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Literary scholar, professor, and translator William Milne Holton (1931-2000) was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended Dartmouth College, graduating in 1954, and shortly thereafter received his L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1957. Holton practiced law in Chatanooga, Tennessee, for nearly a year before continuing his education at Yale University, receiving his Ph.D. in literature in 1965. Holton began his teaching career at the University of Maryland in 1961, a tenure that lasted until his retirement in 1999. Holton's publications include a volume on Stephen Crane, The Cylinder of Vision (1972) and several volumes of Macedonian, Polish, Austrian, and Serbian poetry, for which he acted as both translator and editor. The collection documenting Holton's literary career consists of correspondence, publications, manuscripts, photographs, research notes, printed matter, audio recordings.

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