Laurence E. Prescott Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence between Dr. Laurence E. Prescott and Manuel Zapata Olivella and other related items. The piece "De Hermano A Hermano: Amistad y correspondencia literaria entre Manuel Zapata Olivella y Langston Hughes" written by Prescott in 2006 is also in the collection.
- 1947 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access
This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact email@example.com.
Biographical / Historical
Laurence E. Prescott was born on February 22, 1943. He died November 27, 2016. He was a long time professor of Spanish and African American Studies at Penn State University.
1.88 Linear Feet (1 Half-Hollinger box, 1 Hollinger box, 1 Paige box)
Language of Materials
This collection contains correspondence between Dr. Laurence E. Prescott and Manuel Zapata Olivella and other related items.
Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Laurence E. Prescott Collection
- Zach Johnson
- February 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
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Nashville TN 37203 United States