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Richard "Red" Watson Papers, 1950-2003

Collection Overview

Title: Richard "Red" Watson Papers, 1950-2003

Predominant Dates:1950-2003

ID: MS/MS/ms135

Creator: Watson, Richard Allan, 1931- . American philosopher.

Extent: 17.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 06/30/2004

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of correspondence, manuscripts and ephemera.

Note: 7" reel-to-reels located in Film and Media vault

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of Richard "Red" Watson

Acquisition Method:

Accession number 23033. Gift of Richard "Red" Watson, June 30, 2004

Accession number 23937. Gift of Richard "Red" Watson, May 6, 2009

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Correspondence, Box 1-3Add to your cart.
Consists of two boxes of miscellaneous personal and professional correspondence (25 folders) and one box of correspondence with Washington University writers including Donald Finkel, William Gass, and Constance Urdang (6 folders).
Series 2: Ephemera, Box 4-10Add to your cart.
Consists of three boxes of published essays and reviews (89 folders), one box of juvenilia (15 folders), two boxs of books and magazines, and one box of miscellany (12 folders).
Series 3: Manuscripts, Box 11-17Add to your cart.
Consists of seven boxes of drafts of novels, book-length studies, and essays (127 folders).
Series 4: AudiovisualAdd to your cart.
Located in Film and Media vault
Item 1: Richard Watson lecture, 1962: October 1Add to your cart.
7" reel-to-reel. Recorded by Richard L. Hones
Item 2: Richard Watson lectures, Philosophy 234, 1963Add to your cart.
7" reel-to-reel. Side 1: Final lecture, January 14, 1963. Side 2: Lecture, October 19, 1963. Richard L. Hones