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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981



  • Existence: 1909 - 1981

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Siewers Coyne papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Coyne
Abstract Papers (correspondence, photographs, poems, clippings, programs, and other materials) of Anne Siewers Coyne, who began working at 14 at Ralph G. Newman's Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. There she met, became friends with, and corresponded with Nelson Algren. In 1957 and 1958 she initiated Loyola University Chicago's David B. Steinman Visiting Poets series, corresponding with poets such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Marianne Moore, and Dame Edith Sitwell. The papers also include materials related to her...
Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969

Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Spiegel-HemingwayC

Letters and cards written to author Clara G. Spiegel from Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Mary Welsh Hemingway and Patrick Hemingway, plus one letter from game ranger Denis Zaphiro. Also, a small photograph of Hemingway and a typescript of a friend’s eulogy written by Hemingway in 1939.

Dates: 1939-1988

Henry Kisor papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kisor

Henry Kisor is a journalist and author. Born in 1940, Henry became deaf at the age of three. He is known for his decades long (1965-2006) journalism career at Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun Times as well as his published fiction and nonfiction books. As a journalist, he mainly worked as a book editor and was a 1981 finalist for a Pulitzer Price for Criticism.

Dates: 1904-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

Jack Conroy papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conroy

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.

Dates: 1864-1991

Malcolm Cowley papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cowley

Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.

Dates: approximately 1850-2004; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1985

Nelson Algren-Christine and Neal Rowland Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Algren Rowland

Nelson Algren was an American author and journalist known for his witty, humanistic depictions of postwar working-class urban life. He is most famous for his novel The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), which won the first National Book Award for fiction. Collection consists of correspondence from Algren to his friends Christine and Neal Rowland.

Dates: 1940-1989; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1951

Nelson Algren Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-152

Includes three typescripts of Algren works (2 signed), and two articles about Algren when he permanently left Chicago in 1975.

Dates: 1960-1975

Nelson Algren-Stephen Deutch papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Algren-Deutch

Correspondence, photographs, publicity, works, and miscellaneous material about author Nelson Algren and photographer Stephen Deutch. Collection shows the friendship between the men, and consists mainly of material Deutch collected from and about Algren. Also includes files kept by Deutch's daughter Katherine Deutch Tatlock regarding her attempts to fund and make a documentary film about Algren.

Dates: 1951-2014

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 6
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 3
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 3
American literature 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
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Correspondence 2
Manuscripts, American 2
Photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Photographs -- 1951-2000 2
Air pilots 1
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. Chevalier of vain regrets 1
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. God bless the lonesome gas man 1
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. Woman one roof away 1
Ambrotypes 1
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Artist colonies -- New York (State) 1
Audiocassettes 1
Audiotapes -- 1951-2000 1
Authors, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Bohemianism -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Book editors -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Bookstores -- United States 1
California Zephyr (Express train) 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Communism and literature -- History -- Sources 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- United States -- 1951-2000 1
Critics -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Deafness 1
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Journalism 1
Journalists 1
Memoirs 1
New Left -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 1
Newspaper clippings 1
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
Novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Periodical editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Periodical editors -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Photographs 1
Poems -- 1951-2000 1
Poetry -- 20th century 1
Poets -- 20th century 1
Poets, American -- 20th century 1
Radicalism -- Middle West -- 20th century 1
Radicalism in literature 1
Radicals -- Middle West -- 20th century 1
Scrapbooks 1
Short stories, American -- 20th century 1
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Posters 1
Teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Women poets 1
Working class authors -- United States 1
Working class writings, American 1
Working class writings, American -- History and criticism 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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