Robert Coles papers, 1954-1990.

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Robert Coles papers, 1954-1990.

Correspondence and writings of Coles and other material documenting his career. Correspondence is with psychiatric and journalistic colleagues, students, editors and publishers, readers, friends, and others, including Daniel Berrigan, Robert Jay Lifton, Will Campbell, Robert Penn Warren, C. Vann Woodward, Cormac McCarthy, and Walter Mondale. Writings include drafts of most of Coles's books, and drafts and published versions of most of his articles. Other writings include speeches, interviews, and congressional testimony by Coles, writings by others about Coles, and miscellaneous subject files relating to Coles's teaching and public appearances. The collection also includes drawings by children that were included in an exhibit titled "Their Eyes Meeting the World: The Drawings and Painting of Children," as well as other exhibit materials.

About 14000 items (38.0 linear ft.)

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Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.

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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Campbell, Will D.

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Coles, Robert Stephen

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Berrigan, Daniel.

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