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A Guide to the Marshall McLuhan Letters

Finding aid created by John R. Nemmers

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
June 2007

Descriptive Summary

Creator: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Title: Marshall McLuhan Letters
Dates: 1956-1972
Abstract: Letters written by Marshall McLuhan to Aubrey Williams.
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. 8 letters.
Identification: MS Group 112 2/11
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Eight letters written between 1956-1972 from Marshall McLuhan to Aubrey L. Williams, Professor of English at Yale University and the University of Florida. The letters primarily concern the publications of the two authors, including McLuhan's Through the Vanishing Point and Williams' An Approach to Congreve. They also discuss other works and topics, including Tristam Shandy and Thomas Nashe.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marshall McLuhan Letters, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

McLuhan, Marshall, 1911- -- Correspondence.
Williams, Aubrey L.

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