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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Literature

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. American Literature Marker
Inscription.  With the arrival in 1894 of Fred Lewis Pattee, for whom Pattee Library is named, Penn State became one of the earliest centers for American Literature Studies—at the time a controversial departure from English Literature. A pioneering scholar in American Literary History, Pattee was the first in the nation to hold the title of Professor of American Literature.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 40° 47.854′ N, 77° 51.928′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Pattee Mall west of Pollock Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Student Broadcasting (within shouting distance of this marker); Postwar Authors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Public Speaking (about 400 feet away); Carnegie Building (about 400 feet away); Science, Technology and Society (about 500 feet away); Old Botany
American Literature Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. American Literature Marker
(about 500 feet away); The Daily Collegian (about 500 feet away); President Atherton (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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