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Leonard Casper Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Casper, Leonard R.
Title: Leonard Casper Papers
Inclusive Dates: before 1971
Quantity: 1.0 linear ft.
Abstract: American professor of Philippine literature. Collection includes correspondence, notes, manuscripts, drafts, published books and printed material.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Leonard R. Casper (dates unknown) is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison and emeritus professor of English from Boston College where he taught for 45 years. He is the author or editor of numerous books on Philippine literature, as well as several pieces of fiction and two volumes on the works of Robert Penn Warren. Casper taught in the Philippines on five separate occasions, twice as senior Fulbright lecturer, and was contributing editor to Solidarity (Manila) and Pilipinas (Kansas; Arizona State). His wife Linda Ty Casper is a noted Filpino novelist.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Leonard Casper Papers consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, drafts, published books and printed material.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Casper, Leonard R.


Philippine literature -- History and criticism.


Philippines -- History.
Philippines -- Literature.



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Leonard Casper Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Leonard Casper, 1969-1971.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 22 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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