Papers, [ca.1930-1979].


Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. Papers, [ca.1930-1979].

Papers, [ca.1930-1979].

Collection of Algren's personal papers. Ernest Hemingway material includes 1 letter (TLS, 2p) from Hemingway to Algren, [n.d.]. Material about Hemingway includes 8 letters (7 TLS and 1 ALS, 17p) from Martha Gellhorn Hemingway to Algren, 1942 Jun-Sep; and 1 letter (TLS, 2p) from Martha Gellhorn Hemingway to Mr. [ ] Aswell, [n.d.]. Richard Wright material includes 2 letters (TLS, 4p) 1940 Sep 7 and 1941 May 21; and Wright's promotional "blurb" for Algren's, Never came morning, (TS, 2p), Feb 1942.

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