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George R. Levine papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 16/4F/1194
Collection includes two book manuscripts, files of two University committees on the Arts, and a restricted file on faculty tenure cases.

Dates

  • 1965-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The bulk of the collection is open for research. Folder 2.4 is restricted for 75 years from date of record creation in accordance with University Archives Restricted Records Policy.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

.83 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Overview

Collection includes two book manuscripts, files of two University committees on the Arts, and a restricted file on faculty tenure cases.

Biographical Note

George R. Levine, a native of Boston, graduated from Tufts University in 1951 and received an M.A. in English literature from Columbia in 1952. From 1952-54 he served in Korea in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He returned to Columbia University and received his Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature in 1961. He served as Instructor of English at both Columbia and Northwestern universities before beginning as an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1963.

In 1969 Prof. Levine was awarded a Fulbright Lecturing Award. He spent the 1969-1970 academic year at the University of Cologne, W. Germany, lecturing on the literature of the Restoration and the 18th Century. His other areas of specialization were in lyric poetry and the relationship of literature and the Arts.

Prof. Levine was promoted to full professor in 1970 and received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1974. From 1975 to 1981 he served as Provost and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Letters.

Prof. Levine served on or chaired numerous committees at the University and in the community. Of relevance to this collection, he chaired the Faculty Senate Committee on Tenure and Privileges from 1968-1969 where he reviewed the handling of tenure cases in the Classics Department. In 1982-83 he chaired the Task Group to Review the Office of Cultural Affairs, whose role was to integrate and develop University and community cultural life. In 1995-96 he chaired a Provostial Committee on the Future of the Arts at U.B.

Prof. Levine retired from the University at Buffalo in 2001.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four series:
  1. Literary Manuscripts
  2. Faculty Senate Committee on Tenure and Privileges
  3. Task Group to Review the Office of Cultural Affairs
  4. Committee on the Future of the Arts at University at Buffalo

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by George R. Levine in August 2002.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Karen Spencer, December 2010.
Title
Finding Aid for the George R. Levine papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Spencer.
Date
2010
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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