Janet Flanner and Solita Solano Papers 1870-1976 (bulk 1955-1975)


Janet Flanner and Solita Solano Papers 1870-1976 (bulk 1955-1975)

Journalists, writers, and literary editors. Correspondence, subject files, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, and miscellaneous material, including scrapbooks and memorabilia, relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially with the ; to Solano's interest and writings; and to literary and intellectual life in Paris and New York. New Yorker

3000 items; 20 containers plus 3 oversize; 7 linear feet; 2 microfilm reels


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German born English writer and journalist. From the description of Sybille Bedford Papers, 1914-2001 (bulk 1940s-1980s). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122481640 Sybille Bedford was born in 1911 at Charlottenburg, Germany, to Maximilian von Schoenebeck and Elizabeth Bernard. Her parents divorced in 1918 and her mother moved to Italy, but Bedford remained with her father in the southern German v...

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