Papers, 1954-1996.

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Hills, L. Rust. Papers, 1954-1996.

Papers, 1954-1996.

Consists of the papers of L. Rust Hills, 1924-, including correspondence with authors concerning articles and short stories submitted to Hills for inclusion in the various magazines for which he worked. Also included are submitted short stories and articles; materials covering his years at Esquire, Saturday Evening Post, and Audience; files concerning symposia or writing programs. The audio tapes are mostly recordings of the symposia.

ca. 3000 items.

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