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Rhys Isaac lecture and letter

 Collection — Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16692

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.

Dates

  • 1982 - 1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

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).

Extent

.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift from Gayle Cooper to the Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia on 28 June 2022.

Condition Description

Good

Creator

Title
Guide to the Rhys Isaac lecture and letter
Author
Rose Oliveira, Accessioning Archivist
Date
27 July 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States