Philip Roth Papers 1938-2001 (bulk 1960-1999)


Philip Roth Papers 1938-2001 (bulk 1960-1999)

Author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, notes, interviews, play scripts, clippings, and photographs documenting Roth's literary career.

25,000 items; 255 containers plus 5 oversize; 107 linear feet


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