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Accession 28

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Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.00 linear foot


English; Spanish

Historical Note

Lucile Kathryn Delano [1902-2001] was an author and professor of modern languages at Winthrop College (1947-1966).

Scope and Content Note

The Lucile Kathryn Delano Papers consist of correspondence (1926-1966) relating to Delano’s research and retirement from Winthrop; travel diaries of trips to Spain during the early part of the Spanish Civil War (1936), to Switzerland (1950), and to Russia (1966); a draft of her book Oh Lovely Spain (1973); passports; an account of a trip to Europe in 1932-1933; her dissertation The Sonnet In Lope De Vega’s Comedias (1925); research notes; manuscript for her book Charles De Lannoy; Victor of Pavia; photographs; and newspaper clippings.


The papers of Lucile Kathryn Delano, Winthrop professor and author, were received by the Archives on June 8, 1975 as a gift from Dr. Delano.


Winthrop, Spain, Spanish Civil War, Switzerland, Russia, William Cullen Bryant, Lope DeVega


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Lucile Kathryn Delano Papers - Accession 28

LC Subject Headings

Delano, Lucile K. (Lucile Kathryn), 1902-2001--Archives; Delano, Lucile K. (Lucile Kathryn), 1902-2001--Travel; Delano, Lucile K. (Lucile Kathryn), 1902-2001--Diaries; Delano, Lucile K. (Lucile Kathryn), 1902-2001. Oh lovely Spain; Delano, Lucile K. (Lucile Kathryn), 1902-2001. Sonnet in Lope de Vega's comedias; Delano, Lucile K. (Lucile Kathryn), 1902-2001. Charles De Lannoy, victor of Pavia; Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Faculty; Europe--Description and travel; Russia--Description and travel; Spain--Description and travel; Switzerland--Description and travel