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Morris Freedman papers

 Collection 0014-UA

Morris Freedman came to the University of Maryland as a professor of English in 1966. He retired in 1991 but remains active in the university teaching community as a lecturer. His published works include American Drama in Social Context, Chaos in our Colleges, and The Moral Impulse: Modern Drama from Ibsen to the Present. The collection consists of typescripts, page proofs, and galleys of those works. An addition to the collection, consisting of working papers, correspondence, and publications, is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory has been prepared.


  • 1960-1971

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.


1.00 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts and pre-publication printed proofs arranged alphabetically, by published title, and within title, chronoloigcally. Collection covers the years 1960-1971.

Guide to the Morris Freedman Papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742