Audrey Niffenegger papers
Scope and Content of the Collection
Continuing deposits from the author include typescript drafts of The Time Traveler’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information. Editions of Niffenegger’s books, most also the gift of the author, are cataloged as part of The Newberry Library’s Wing collection.
- Niffenegger, Audrey (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Audrey Niffenegger papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum (Priority II).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Audrey Niffenegger papers are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
Biography of Audrey Niffenegger
Chicago book artist and novelist, born June 13, 1963; Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts, Columbia College Chicago. She is represented by Printworks Gallery, Chicago.
2.1 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversize box)
Typescript drafts of The Time Traveler’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.
Papers are organized in the following series
- Series 1: Biographical, 1993
- Boxes 1-2
- Series 2: Works, 1990
- Boxes 1-2
- Series 3: Artifacts, undated
- Box 1
Collection Stack Location
4a 30 2
Gift of Audrey Niffenegger, 2004.
Paul F. Gehl, January 2008.
- Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Sources
- Artists' books -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Authors, American -- 21st century -- Sources
- Graphic novels
- Librarians -- Fiction
- MacAdam/Cage (Firm)
- Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Married people -- Fiction
- Newberry Library -- Fiction
- Niffenegger, Audrey
- Printworks Gallery
- Time travel -- Fiction
- Women art students -- Fiction
- Inventory of the Audrey Niffenegger papers, 1990-1993
- Paul F. Gehl
- Language of description
- Script of description