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Series 2: General Correspondence, 1923-1986


  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters, telegrams, notes, postcards, clippings, greeting cards, and miscellanea exchanged with (and about) people whom Romaine met and the organizations which he interacted with during his lifetime. Romaine also saved letters of rejection or of acknowledgement by publishers as well as announcements of upcoming events involving his friends and acquaintances. Correspondents include Albert Brush, Harry Carlisle, Jack Conroy, Frank Marshall Davis, Paul Gibson, Viola Ilma, Eva Le Gallienne, Jay Robert Nash, and Harry Schwartz.


  • Creation: 1923-1986


Conditions Governing Access

The Paul Romaine papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Conditions Governing Audiovisual Access

Some audiovisual recordings in this collection have been digitized. Researchers may access materials in the Special Collections Reading Room.

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States