Department of Special Collections
Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis

Finding-Aid for the Richard Hazelton Papers (WTU00419)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Richard Hazelton Papers
Creator: Hazelton, Richard.
Inclusive dates:
Extent: ca. 32 items
Call number: WTU00419
Language: English
Repository: Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130

Access and Use:
Access Restrictions:


Use Restriction:


Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.


Richard Hazelton is Professor Emeritus of English at Washington University.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists mainly of correspondence, lecture notes, and clippings featuring William Gaddis. This collection combines two accessions (23032 and 23036).

This collection is currently unprocessed.

Contents List
box-folder   1/-  
I. Correspondence [series]: (5 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence to Richard Hazelton from William Gaddis, Jack Green, and Karl Shapiro.

box-folder   1/-  
William Gaddis
((TLS, 1p.))
((TLS, 2pp.))
box-folder   1/-  
Jack Green
((TLS, 2pp.))
box-folder   1/-  
Karl Shapiro
((TLS, 1p.))
((TLS, 1p.))
box-folder   1/-  
II. Lecture Notes [series]: (ca. 5 items)   
Scope: Consists of lecture notes used by Hazelton on William Gaddis' The Recognitions and Carpenter's Gothic. Also, included are fragementary notes and an interview with Gaddis by Hans Bouman.

box-folder   1-2/-  
III. Clippings [series]: (ca. 22 items)   
Scope: Consists of articles featuring William Gaddis in the New York, New York Times, New York Times Book Review, New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and Publishers Weekly, Also, consists of articles by Gaddis in the New York Times, New York Times Book Review, Harper's, and the New Yorker.