Authors/Contributors

Paul Sorrentino

Document Type

Article

Date

Fall 1984

Embargo Period

3-3-2011

Keywords

Stephen Crane, John S. Mayfield, Syracuse University, The Red Badge of Courage, Samuel Riggs, novelists, American authors

Language

English

Disciplines

American Literature | American Studies | Modern Literature

Description/Abstract

John S. Mayfield (1904-1983), a curator of rare books and manuscripts at Syracuse University from 1961 to 1971, assembled a small, but noteworthy, collection of material by and about Stephen Crane (1871-1900), one of the University's most famous students. Mayfield himself published several articles on Crane, including three in the Syracuse Library Associates Courier, which he edited from 1962 to 1970. Judging from Mayfield's own notes, one can conclude that he intended to publish, perhaps in the Courier, the following brief reminiscence of Crane.

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