Harvey Swados Papers 1933-1983 1936-1972


Harvey Swados Papers 1933-1983 1936-1972

Author and social critic. Includes journals, notes, typewritten drafts of novels and short stories, galley proofs, clippings, and correspondence concerning writings; letters from family, publishers, literary agents, colleagues, friends, and readers, including Richard Hofstadter, Saul Bellow, James Thomas Farrell, Herbert Gold, Irving Howe, Bernard Malamud, and Charles Wright Mills; letters from Swados, especially to family, friends, and editors; book reviews; notes, background material, and drafts of speeches and lectures; financial records; biographical and autobiographical sketches; bibliographies.

49 boxes; (23 linear ft.)


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Malamud, Bernard

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Biographical Note 1914, Apr. 26 Born, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1936 B.A., City College of New York, New York, N.Y. 1936 1940 Worked in a factory, at various stores, and as a clerk in the Census Bureau, Was...

Gold, Herbert, 1924-

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American novelist & essayist. From the description of Herbert Gold papers, 1951-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399985 American novelist, essayist, and editor. From the description of Papers of Herbert Gold, ca. 1959. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567158 American author. From the description of Letters, 1969-1979, to Robie Macauley [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

Swados, Harvey.

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Harvey Swados, novelist and social critic, was born in Buffalo, New York, October 28, 1920, and died in Amherst, Massachusetts, December 11, 1972. His parents were Aaron Meyer Swados, a physician, and Rebecca Bluestone Swados, a painter. He married Bette Beller September 12, 1946. Their children are Marco, born 1947, Felice, 1949, and Robin, 1953. Swados received his B.A. in 1940 from the University of Michigan. From 1948, the Swados' "permanent" home was at Valley Cottage, Rockland...

Howe, Irving.

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Mills, C.Wright (Charles Wright), 1916-1962

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American sociologist Charles Wright Mills (1916-1962) was born in Waco, Texas. In 1934 he enrolled as an undergraduate at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, but one year later transferred to the University of Texas. In Austin he met and married Dorothy Helen Smith. His first published work, Language, Logic and Culture appeared in the American Sociological Review in 1939. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin (1942), and worked as a professor of sociology at ...

Bellow, Saul

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Hofstadter, Richard, 1916-1970

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Richard Hofstadter : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158429 From the description of Reminiscences of Richard Hofstadter : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100453 Richard Hofstadter was born in Buffalo, New York, on August 6, 1916. He attended Buffalo public schools and received his B.A. from the Universi...

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979

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James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...