|Creator:||Patterson, Charles I., (Charles Ivey), 1913-|
|Title:||Charles Ivey Patterson collection|
|Quantity:||6.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 5 flat boxes, 1 oversized box )|
Charles Ivey Patterson received his Masters degree in language arts from Emory University in 1940 and his Doctorate in philosophy of English at the University of Illinois in 1950. He served as Sandy Beaver Professor of English at the University of Georgia until his retirement in 1983. Many of his most extensive and rewarding studies involved the Romantic writers and poets.
The Charles Ivey Patterson Collection consists of materials collected during a long and fruitful career as student, teacher and romantic scholar. Included are papers written by Dr. Patterson while studying for a bachelor's degree in English language and literature at Emory University as well as papers and studies of various English writers and poets written later in his career. Dr. Patterson received his master's degree in language Arts from Emory in 1940 and his doctorate in philosophy of English at the University of Illinois in 1950. He served as Sandy Beaver Professor of English at the University of Georgia until retirement in 1983.
Many of his most extensive and rewarding studies involved the Romantic Writers and poets. He published several works on the daemon in Romantic literature including The Daemonic in the Poetry of John Keats. Another important area of study was examined in his doctoral thesis at U. of Illinois
The Romantic Critics Conception of the Novel. Along with manuscripts of these works, the screen play Pilgrims of Eternity: The Romantic Rebels is included in this collection. This work is the result of many years of effort to present a historically accurate and honorable account of the lives and work of John Keats. Percy Byssbe Shelley and Lord Byron. Dr. Patterson was never able to see the work made into film. His death in May of 1989 was the end of a long and passionate study of our language, literature and thought.
Boxes 1 through 3 contain correspondence, course notes, student papers. Dr. Patterson's works, some personal materials, etc.
Boxes 4 through 8 contain both his master's and doctoral theses and manuscripts of his screen play and book.
Box 9 contains certificates, plague, diplomas, floppy disk of Wordsworth material and a cassette tape.
Arranged by record type.
Charles Ivey Patterson collection, 1940-1983. MS 2657. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.