Mailer, Norman

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American writer.

From the description of Letters to Theodore S. Amussen [manuscript], [ca. 1948?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823381

Norman Mailer was an American author and celebrity, admired for his novels and social commentary, and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Mailer became interested in writing while studying aeronautical engineering at Harvard. He served in World War II, which led to the acclaimed novel, The Naked and the Dead; Mailer's work and persona becaming increasingly controversial, as he helped develop the New Journalism genre, leading to the Pulitzer Prize winners, The Armies of the Night and The Executioner's Song. In addition to novels, Mailer wrote essays, a play, journalism, and biography, as well as contributing to movies as an actor, director, and writer. He was also known for his political activism.

From the description of Norman Mailer letters, portrait, and program for Deer Park, 1960-1967. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 310116110

American author.

From the description of Norman Mailer miscellany, 1957-1972. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214298929

Norman Mailer is an author and celebrity, admired for his novels and social commentary. Increasingly outspoken and perceived as a radical, Mailer's experimentation with literary forms and genres expresses alienation and disillusionment with American society.

From the description of Norman Mailer letter to Helmut Kirschstein, 1965 July 15. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51989847

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creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Norman Mailer miscellany, 1957-1972. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. Lillian Hellman Papers, 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Sipper, Ralph B. Letters, 1973-1996. Indiana University
referencedIn Buchanan, Thompson R. Thompson R. Buchanan papers, 1961-2000. Library of Congress
referencedIn Davis, Hope Hale. Papers, 1831-1835, 1916-2002 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Esquire, inc. Esquire, inc. records, 1933-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Young, Dalene. Marilyn : mimeograph copy of typescript, 1980 Mar. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Marilyn : a biography. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Styron, William, 1925-2006. William Styron papers, 1855-2007 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Bancroft, Mary. Papers, 1872-1997 (inclusive), 1932-1987 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Typed letter signed Norman Mailer to: "Rita Halle Kleeman" January 15, 1964. Wellesley College
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. The fight. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Fifth Avenue Vietnam Peace Parade Committee. Records, 1965-1971. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper papers, 1923-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Gontarski, S.E. S.E. Gontarski Norman Mailer collection, 1954-1995 (inclusive). Florida State University
referencedIn Bronk, William. William Bronk papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Letters to Theodore S. Amussen [manuscript], [ca. 1948?]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Krim, Seymour, 1922-. Papers of Seymour Krim, 1953-1990. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Alternative Press (Detroit, Michigan). The Alternative Press records, 1961-1998 (bulk 1970-1995). University of Michigan
creatorOf Foster, Bennett. Norman Mailer's The deer park : screenplay for a 4-hour mini-series : typescript, [19--]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Arnheim, Rudolf. Michigan quarterly review records, 1968-2007. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Sarah Lawrence College. Archives. Audio and video tape collection, 1957-1986. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Film and video archive, 1938-2001. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Rubin, Mann. An American dream : screenplay, 1966 / by Mann Rubin ; based on the novel by Norman Mailer. California Institute of the Arts, CalArts
referencedIn Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983 (bulk 1940-1983). Library of Congress
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Typed letter signed : Brooklyn Hts., New York, to Ken Boss, 1974 Mar. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Carpenter, Don. Don Carpenter papers, 1950-1993. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Elbert, Sarah. Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hills, L. Rust. Papers, 1954-1996. Indiana University
referencedIn Baker, Elliott. Papers, ca. 1958-2003. Indiana University
creatorOf Aldridge, John W. John W. Aldridge papers, 1942-2006. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Aldridge, John W. John W. Aldridge sound recordings. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. Dept. of Communication. Dept. of Communication (University of Michigan) records, 1926-1986. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Gwaltney, Francis Irby, 1921-1981. Francis Irby Gwaltney papers, 1921-1981. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Norman Mailer letters, portrait, and program for Deer Park, 1960-1967. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1991-1995. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Byrne, Evelyn B. Collection of correspondence, of which part was used to create the book "Attacks of Taste," 1966-1971. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Leslie, Alfred, 1927-. Alfred Leslie papers, 1959-1962. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Vidal, Gore, 1925-. Papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Southern, Terry. D.J. : typescript, May 1971. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stein and Day Publishers. Records, 1963-1988. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1972-1983. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hawkins, John R. John R. Hawkins '56 literary manuscript collection, 1972-80. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Dial Press. Dial Press records, 1924-1983. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Oral history interview with Norman Mailer, 2004 August 25. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Typed letters signed (2) : [New York], to Natalie d'Arbeloff, 1952 Jan. 10 and Feb. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. King Lear : typescript, 1986 May 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Esquire correspondence concerning The question of Ezra Pound, 1957. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ramsdell, Sheldon, 1935-1996. Sheldon Herman Ramsdell papers, 1955-1996. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Letters to and from Norman Mailer and Francis Irby Gwaltney: unpublished correspondence, 1947-63. Arkansas Tech University, Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center
creatorOf Mitgang, Herbert. Herbert Mitgang collection of papers, 1967-1975. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Swansea, Charleen. Charleen Swansea papers, 1928-2004. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Schulberg, Budd. Papers, 1913-2007. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Fanny Howe papers, 1924-2009. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Rubin, Mann. An American dream : mimeograph copy of typescript, 1966 Mar. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lotringer, Sylvère. Sylvere Lotringer Papers and Semiotext(e) Archive 1960-2000 (Bulk 1973-2000). New York University, Fales Collection
referencedIn New world writing records, 1952-1960. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Ancient evenings : photocopy of typescript, [1983]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Macdonald, Dwight. Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984 (bulk 1920-1978) Yale University Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. The deer park : playscript. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf [Collection of correspondence from or relating to Norman Mailer]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Capelotti, P. J. (Peter Joseph), 1960-. Papers, 1941-2000 bulk 1960-1984. University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston, University Library
creatorOf Esquire Magazine. Esquire Magazine records, 1933-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. Records, 1899-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf University of Michigan. Dept. of Communication. Dept. of Communication (University of Michigan) records, 1926-1995 University of Michigan
referencedIn Feiffer, Jules. Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995 (bulk 1950-1990). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hall, Adrian, 1927-. In the belly of the beast : letters fron prison / material originally arranged and edited by Adrian Hall [adapted from the book by Jack Henry Abbott] ; further adapted by Robert Woodruff, 1984. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Esquire correspondence concerning The question of Ezra Pound, 1957. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn CBLT-TV (Television station : Toronto, Ont.). The way it is / CBLT-TV (Toronto, Channel 6). University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Chase, Richard Volney, 1914-1962. Richard Volney Chase papers, ca.1930-1984. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Paris Review. The Paris Review archives, 1953-1997. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008. "Firing Line with William Buckley" transcripts, 1966-1967 (inclusive) [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Asher, Elise, 1914-. Elise Asher papers, 1923-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Typed letter signed Norman Mailer to: "Rita Halle Kleeman" February 19, 1964. Wellesley College
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Sanders, Denis. The naked and the dead : screenplay : typescript, 1957 Nov. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Jones, James, 1921-1977. James Jones Papers, 1890-1981 (bulk 1941-1978). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Typed letter signed Norman Mailer to: "Rita Halle Kleeman" December 20, 1963. Wellesley College
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. A fire on the moon : typescript, [1969]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Atlantic (Firm : Boston, Mass.). Records, 1969-1974. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Berry, Jason. Papers 1966-1987. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Styron, William, 1925-2006,. Reminiscences of William Styron : oral history, 1986-1987. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Benton, Allen H., 1921-. Oral history interview with Allen H. Benton, 2004 November 24. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Eisenberg, Lee, 1946-. Records : of the 50th Anniversary issue of Esquire, 1976-1984 (bulk 1982-1983). University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Collection. Brooklyn College
referencedIn Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971. Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). Library of Congress
referencedIn Mailer-Breslin campaign. Notes to canvassers. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Garrett, George P., 1929-. Autograph letters signed (10) : [New York], to Sam Vaughan, 1968-1973. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leslie, Alfred, 1927-. Alfred Leslie papers, 1959-1962. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf McArthur, Bill. Bill McArthur letters received as editor of Cleft and Gambit literary periodicals, 1962-1964. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Scott, Ann London, 1929-1975. Papers, 1932?-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Letter : Provincetown, Mass., to Joseph M. Pukl, Uniontown, Pa., 1970 Dec. 3. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1999-2003. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Chester, Alfred, 1928-1971. Papers, 1950-1966. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rubin, Mann. An American dream : screenplay, 1966 Mar. 1 / by Mann Rubin ; based on the novel by Norman Mailer. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn McClure, Michael. Michael McClure papers, circa 1963-1975. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Gotfryd, Bernard. Bernard Gotfryd Photograph Collection [graphic] / Bernard Gotfryd. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Tough guys don't dance : photocopy of typescript, [1984]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Trocchi, Alexander, 1925-1984. Alexander Trocchi collection of papers relating to the Edinburgh international writer's conference, 1962-1967. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Sonnenberg, Ben. Ben Sonnenberg papers, 1956-2001. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Norman Mailer letter to Helmut Kirschstein, 1965 July 15. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Busch, Niven, 1903-1991. The Titan Game : papers, 1988-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Mailer, Norman. Letters to John Whalen-Bridge, 1981-1992. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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Boxing
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Male authors, American--Correspondence
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
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