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Manuel Komroff papers, 1897-1979 

Creator: 
Komroff, Manuel, 1890-1974
Phys. Desc: 
23 linear feet (23 linear feet 44 boxes 1 drawer)
Call Number: 
MS#0723
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Novelist & author, died in 1974.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials. There are manuscripts for his books, short stories, articles, and other writings. The printed materials include books written, edited, and translated by Komroff, as well as his contributions to anthologies and periodicals. There are also a number of books by other authors inscribed to him. Most of the photographs are portraits of literary figures, the majority of which were taken by Komroff 1986 ADDITION: Letters and photographs from the literary, artistic, and musical worlds, including numerous letters from Ernest Bacon, Cyril Clemens, H.M. Kallen. and Carl Zigrosser, as well as one or two from Cecil deMille, Lady Gregory, Edward Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, George Moore, and Georgia O'Keefe. The subjects of the photos are a similar group, including many of the same people.