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Manfred A. Carter Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University


Finding aid created by: --
Date: ca. 1990



Biographical History

Manfred Amos Carter (1897-1971) was a Methodist minister who received his education at Wesleyan University and Boston University. He was also a published poet and author whose work appeared in religious periodicals, various newspapers and small poetry magazines.


Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Manfred A. Carter Papers consists of biographical and family material, correspondence, memorabilia, and writings.

Biographical and family material includes miscellaneous material about Carter and his family. Family correspondence is interfiled in Correspondence, which includes both incoming and outgoing.

Photographs, school and seminary papers, financial documents, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous other items comprise Memorabilia

The bulk of the collection is Carter's Writings, in both manuscript and published forms. This includes articles, editorials, fiction, lyrics, poetry, sermons, and speeches, as well as several notebooks containing manuscripts of various pieces.


Arrangement of the Collection

Within each series material is arranged alphabetically.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

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.


Subject Headings

Persons

Carter, Manfred Amos -- Archives.

Subjects

American poetry -- 20th century.
Clergy -- United States.
Clergy as authors.
Clergy, Writings of.
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Sermons, American.

Genres and Forms

Correspondence.
Editorials.
Notebooks.
Photographs.
Poems.
Scrapbooks.
Sermons.

Occupations

Authors.
Clergy.
Poets.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Manfred A. Carter Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries


Table of Contents

Biographical and family material

Correspondence

Memorabilia

Writings (in manuscript)


Inventory