Correspondence : with Theodore Dreiser, 1917-1938.


Correspondence : with Theodore Dreiser, 1917-1938.

Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser from various members of the editorial staff and administration of Boni & Liveright. Also contains correspondence from the law firms representing both Dreiser and Boni & Liveright.

690 items (1090 leaves + 12 bound legal documents)

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