McClain, William H.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Eleanor Wilner, 1969-03-26 - 1982-12-28
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This series and its subseries consist of letters, manuscripts, and photographs of authors and writers of note collected by Professor Richard Macksey (1931-2019), who worked in what is now the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University from 1958 until his formal retirement in 2010. Professor Macksey was a noted bibliophile and in addition to collecting rare titles and editions, he also collected correspondence and manuscripts by noted French and...
Dates: 1969-03-26 - 1982-12-28
Found in: Special Collections / MS-0907, Richard Macksey papers / Author Letters
William H. McClain papers
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994
Found in: Special Collections / William H. McClain papers
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