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Ellen Moers papers, 1945-1979

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0888
Bib ID 4079121 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Moers, Ellen, 1928-
Title Ellen Moers papers, 1945-1979
Physical Description 58 boxes (59 boxes and 2 oversize bundles.)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/32_MES-MON_22.pdf
Access

One box of cataloged correspondence is on-site. The remainder of this collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Literary papers and some related correspondence of Moers, including typescript drafts, notes, photocopies of Theodore Dreiser letters and manuscripts, and correspondence related to writing, editing, and publishing TWO DREISERS. Revisions of this manuscript contain extensive editorial notes, instructions, and annotations by Moers' editor Malcolm Cowley. The photocopies of printed materials consist chiefly of articles written by Dreiser for newspapers and magazines, especially EV'RY MONTH. For Moers' book LITERARY WOMEN, there are typescript drafts, notes, the setting copy, and proofs. Also, letters, notes, drafts, and printed material for her article in the NEW YORK PUBLIC REVIEW OF BOOKS; correspondence, manuscripts, notes, drafts, photographs, clippings, and other printed material for her books, book reviews, articles, and lectures; and books inscribed to Moers and books on women authors and feminism with her notes.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

One box of cataloged correspondence is on-site. The remainder of this collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ellen Moers papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Photocopies in part

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Feminism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Women authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author and educator.