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Sylvia Lorraine Bowerbank. First Accrual.

Series 1: Correspondence
Correspondence. -- 1991-2000. -- 36 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content of the series.
Box 1 A - G
Box 2 H - M
Box 3 N - Z
Series 2: Notebooks, Journals and Daybooks
Notebooks, Journals and Daybooks. -- 1982-2004. -- 48 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content
of series.
Note: This series consists of ms. notebooks with research notes for teaching, biographical notes on authors, travel journals and some day books.  Many items are undated. Boxes 4-7.
Series 3: Academic
Academic. -- 1982-2004. -- 42 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content of series.
Box 8
Partial ms. of Speaking for Nature (2004); offprints of articles in journals; typescripts of essay submissions and papers given at conferences; notes, typescripts and research material for submission for Dictionary of National Biography; copies of published works containing contributions.
Box 9
Copies of published works with contributions by Bowerbank:
English Literary Renaissance.  Volume 14, No. 3, 1984.
Approaches to Teaching Shelley’s Frankenstein, edited by Stephen C.Behrendt. Modern Language Association of America.1990.
Homemaking:Women Writers and the Politics and Poetics of Home, edited by Catherine Wiley and Fiona R.Barnes. Garland Publishing: 1999.
Paper Bodies: A Margaret Cavendish Reader. Edited by Sylvia Bowerbank and Sara Mendelson. Broadview Press: 2000.
Reading Early Modern Women: An Anthology of Texts in Manuscript and Print, 1550-1700.
            Edited by Helen Ostovich and Elizabeth Sauer. Routledge: 2004.
Mary Wollstonecraft’s Journey to Scandinavia: Essays. Edited by Anka Ryall and Catherine Sandbach- Dahlstrom. Almqvist & Wiksell International. [200-].
Series 4: Photographs and Personal
Photographs. --1979-1984. -- 42 cm of graphic material. - Title based on content of series.
Box 10
Seven photograph albums; 1 file of album pages, envelopes of loose photographs.
Box 11
Three framed photographs; 1 binder belonging to Andrew Grinnell (stepson of Sylvia Bowerbank) from his high school years containing school notes; 1 file containing memorabilia relating to Andrew.

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