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Rhys Isaac The Virginia Enlightenment lecture

 Unprocessed — Folder: 001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0080

Content Description

This collection consists of Rhys Isaac's 1987 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Lecture at the University of Virginia. The lecture is titled "The Virginia Enlightenment: Construction in Time and Space" with annotation from Isaac to Gayle Cooper, Rare Book cataloger at the University of Virginia. Also included is a letter from Isaac to Gail [sic] and a list of Sabine Hall books requested for priority cataloging. Rhys Llywelyn Isaac (1937–2010) was a South African-born Australian historian of American history who also worked in the United States. Isaac won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book "The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790" (1982).

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Gayle Cooper, 28 June 2022.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1982 - 1987

Creator

Extent

.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized folder)

Inventory

1 folder