Buechner, Frederick, 1926-....

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Born July 11, 1926, Buechner was named for his father, Carl Frederick Buechner. After his father's death, when Buechner was ten, the famiy moved frequently. In 1941 Buechner was sent to the Lawrenceville School, where he built a lasting friendship with James Merrill. Buechner, after his graduation from Lawrenceville in 1943, attended Princeton University. His education there was interrupted by his draft into the army. He later returned to Princeton to graduate in 1947. In 1950 he published his Pulizter Prize winning book, A Long Day's Dying, which he began in his senior year at Princeton. Buechner later attended Union Theological Seminary, afterwhich he was ordained to the Presbyterian ministry.

From the description of Papers, 1926-1994. (Wheaton College - Buswell Library). WorldCat record id: 31216714

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creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series II., Alfred A. Knopf Personal, 1874-1984 (bulk 1953-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Buechner, Frederick, 1926-. Papers, 1926-1994. Wheaton College, Buswell Memorial Library
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Reynolds Price Papers, bulk, 1927-2010 and undated, 1956-2006 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Harriett Wasserman Literary Agency. Records, 1948-1995 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Harriet Wasserman Literary Agency Records, 1940s-2003 and undated, (bulk 1978-1995) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Buechner, Frederick, 1926-. Correspondence and poem, 1947. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Harriet Wasserman Literary Agency. Harriet Wasserman Literary Agency records, [1940s]-2000 and n.d. (bulk 1978-1995). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse, 1974-1989. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series VII., Other Department Files, 1916-1996 (bulk 1943-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series VI., Editorial Department Files, 1915-1984 (bulk 1948-1978). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Davies, Horton, 1916- ,. Horton Davies collection of Frederick Buechner, 1943-1982 (bulk 1978-1981) Princeton University Library
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correspondedWith Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011 person
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associatedWith Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
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Presbyterian Church--Clergy--Biography
Theology in literature
Novelists, American--20th century--Biography
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Theologians--Biography
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