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The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection

 

Finding Aid

E. Richard Gregory Papers, 1970s to 1990s

UM-98

Size: .5 linear feet


Provenance: Richard Gregory, Department of English, May 14, 1998

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Good

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: Savannah Xaver, January 5, 2016

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Elmer Richard Gregory was born in Baytown Texas. He studied at the University of Texas, receiving a bachelor’s degree with honors. Then, he earned his master’s degree from Rice University. He earned his Doctorate in Comparative Literature from the University of Oregon before coming to the University of Toledo in 1967. Dr. Gregory taught multiple topics pertaining to English Literature.


While at UT, Dr. Gregory published a book titled Milton and the Muses which became well known to Milton scholars. He also made numerous contributions to the Milton Encyclopedia. After retiring in 1998, Dr. Gregory continued writing articles and poetry. E. Richard Gregory died on October 11, 2009 at the age of 71.


Scope and Content Note

Collection contains numerous writings of Dr. E. Richard Gregory, professor of English at the University of Toledo. Also included are criticisms of his works along with edits made by him. Of note is an inscribed copy of Gregory’s work Milton and the Muses.

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item Description

1

1

Christian Literature and Poetry

1

2

Dorothy L. Sayers

1

3

Glass Will

1

4

Milton- Writings/ Articles

1

5

Milton and the Muses and reviews

1

6

“Milton’s Protestant Sonnet Lady: Revisions in the Donna Angelicata Tradition”

1

7

Miscellaneous Materials

1

8

Professional Materials

1

9

Spenser- Writings/ Articles

1

10

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Toledo

 

 

Last Updated: 6/9/16