PCL MS 126 Western Literature Association Collection
|Title||PCL MS 126 Western Literature Association Collection|
The Western Literature Association Collection consists of approximately 0.4 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Michael Marsden in 1998. This collection is mostly unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection. Copyright for the scholarly papers reproduced within the collection is retained by their individual authors.
|Agency History||From the Association website:|
Founded in 1965, the Western Literature Association (WLA) is a non-profit, scholarly association that promotes the study of the diverse literature and cultures of the North American West, past and present.
Since its founding, the WLA has served to publish scholarship and promote work in the field; it has gathered together scholars, artists, environmentalists, and community leaders who value the West’s literary and cultural contributions to American and world cultures; it has recognized those who have made a major contribution to western literature and western studies; and it has fostered student learning and career advancement in education.
|Scope and Content||The collection consists of the proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Western Literature Association for 1974, 1976, and 1977. This collection will be of interest to researchers looking to understand what topics were being explored during this time period.|