Aldon Nielsen papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains drafts, unpublished and published works by Alden Nielsen. The collection also contains correspondence with poets and also about his publications. The materials date 1975-2006.
- Nielsen, Aldon Lynn (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Aldon Nielsen is a poet, literary critic and currently the George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature at Pennsylvania State University. He has degrees from the Federal City College and from the George Washington University. He previously taught at Howard University, San Jose State University, the University of California, Los Angeles and Loyola Marymount University. Nielsen is the author of numerous publications including scholarly publications as well as edited collections and books of poetry.
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Dr. Aldon Nielsen is a poet, literary critic and currently the George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature at Pennsylvania State University. This collection contains drafts, unpublished and published works by Alden Nielsen. The collection also contains correspondence with poets and also about his publications. The materials date 1975-2006.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Aldon Lynn Nielsen, 2022 March 14 (Accession 2022.009)
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- Guide to the Aldon Nielsen papers, 1975=2006
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