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Nancy Wechsler Papers, 1935-2007

Series V: Writings, 1940-2007

Series V: Writings contains Wechsler's memoir accounting her family, life, and work. The series contains Wechsler's articles on the law, teenage sexuality, abortions, and censorship and obscenity. This series also contains drafts ofIn A Darkness, an account of the life and suicide of Nancy's son Michael, co-written by Nancy and her husband James.

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Box 2 Folder 7 Articles, Undated; 1971-1980

Box 2 Folder 8 American Jewish Yearbook article on "Civil Liberties": Correspondence & Draft, 1951

Box 2 Folder 9 Censorship/Obscenity, 1973-74

Box 2 Folder 10 In a Darkness: A Story of Young Suicide: correspondence, Undated

Box 2 Folder 11 In a Darkness: A Story of Young Suicide (draft manuscript), Undated

Box 2 Folder 12 Letters to the Editor: "Di and Li," (New Yorker, Sept. 1993) re: Diana Trilling & the Scottsboro case, 1993

Box 2 Folder 13 Letter to the Editor: "The Rosenbergs: New Evidence, Old Passions (NY Times, Sept. 23, 1983): re: Osmond Fraenkel, 1983

Box 2 Folder 14 Memoir, draft, 2007

Box 3 Folder 1 "New York Magazine" Profile, 1976

Box 3 Folder 2 Poems, 1965

Box 3 Folder 3 Reviews: General, 1973

Box 3 Folder 4 Reviews: "Abortion II: Making the Revolution", 1973

Box 3 Folder 5 Unidentified manuscript, handwritten, Undated, 1940