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Purdy, James, 1914-2009


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Purdy letters and enclosure to Peter Owen

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0975

Consists of six letters written by James Purdy to publisher Peter Owen, mostly regarding the publication of Purdy's "Mourners Below." Dated between 1984 and 1985, the letters included one enclosure, a Viking Press flyer for "Mourners Below."

Dates: 1984 April 7-1985 January 14

James Purdy manuscripts

Identifier: MSS 0370

The James Purdy Manuscript Collection spans the years 1961 to 1978 and contains manuscripts for a short story and two novels by twentieth century American author James Purdy.

Dates: 1961–1978

Robert A. Wilson collection

Identifier: MSS 0481

The Robert A. Wilson collection comprises 9 linear feet of material related to 36 prominent literary figures, previously in the private collection of Robert A. Wilson, the final owner of the Phoenix Book Shop, in New York City (1962-1988).

Dates: 1906-2011

Robert A. Wilson collection related to James Purdy

Identifier: MSS 0369

Originally the private collection of book dealer Robert A. Wilson, this collection spans the years 1956–1998 and includes letters, manuscripts, galleys, publicity fliers, publishers’ announcements, and ephemera related to the work of twentieth century American author James Purdy.

Dates: 1956–1998

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Authors, American--20th century 3
Manuscripts (documents) 3
Ephemera (general) 2
Fliers (printed matter) 2
Galley proofs 2