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Linda Ty-Casper Manuscripts

A description of her papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Ty-Casper, Linda.
Title: Linda Ty-Casper Manuscripts
Inclusive Dates: circa 1961-1963
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Filipino novelist. Collection consists of manuscripts of her writings.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Linda Ty-Casper (1931- ) is a Filipino novelist. Born in Manila, capital of the Philippines, she grew up in Malabon and holds degrees from the University of the Philippines and Harvard University Law School. Her husband, Leonard Casper, is a professor emeritus of Boston College who is also a critic of Philippine Literature.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Linda Ty-Casper Manuscripts consists of manuscripts of her writings, both books and short stories.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Alphabetical by type and within that by title.

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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.

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Subject Headings


Ty-Casper, Linda.


American literature -- Women authors.
Authors, Filipino.
Novelists, American.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts for publication.



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Linda Ty-Casper Manuscripts,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1971.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 8 Nov 2010
Revision history: 22 Aug 2016 - processed (MRC)

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Box 1 The Peninsulars circa 1960 - first draft (2 folders)
Box 1 The Peninsulars 1961 - typescript, with corrections (2 folders)
Box 1 The Peninsulars 1962 - typescript, with corrections (2 folders)
Box 2 The Peninsulars 1963 - typescript, with corrections, sent to publisher (3 folders)
Short stories
Box 2 Birdfall - typescript
Box 2 Cousin, cousin - typescript
Box 2 Gently unbending - typescript
Box 2 Measure for measure - typescript
Box 2 The secret runner - typescript, 2 versions
Box 2 Seeds [alternate titles: Germinal, Disinheritance] - typescript

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