American Literature

American Literature collections are publications from the 19th to 21st-centuries. They include:

Paul and Maryrose Carroll Beat Collection: The personal library of editor and poet Paul Carroll with subsequent related additions. Major Beat writers and their publications are represented. Over 140 titles. Click here to see all titles.

John and Marjorie Idol Hawthorne Collection: All of Hawthorne's published writings, in numerous editions, including first editions. The collection represents the Hawthorne library of former Clemson University English professor John L. Idol, Jr. Over 650 titles. Click here to see all titles.


How to Use the Collections

Please visit the Using Archives, Manuscripts, and Rare Books page to learn how to use these collections.