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Series I: Cataloged correspondence, Boxes 1 and 2; Arranged correspondence, Series II.1: A-Z, Boxes 3-33; Series II.2: A-Z, Boxes 34-41; Series II:3: A-Z (1950-1979), Boxes 42-51; Series II.4: A-Z, Boxes 52-59; Manuscripts and Diaries, Box 59; Daybooks, Box 60; Documents, A-Z, Boxes 60-63; Printed Books inscribed to Toni Strassman, Boxes 65-73.
Correspondence, memoranda, contracts, royalty statements, manuscripts, diaries, daybooks, photographs, and printed material of Strassman. The correspondence is with authors and book and magazine publishers, covering nearly forty years of Miss Strassman's career as a literary agent. Of particular interest are the files concerning the works of William Goyen, Harry Mark Petrakis, and Friderike Zweig, the first wife of Stefan Zweig.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The following boxes are located off-site: 3-75. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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
Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Toni Strassman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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William Goyen letters are on: microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Strassman, Toni. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976. Accession number--M-76.
Source of acquisition--Estate of Toni Strassman. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--08/03/1988. Accession number--M-88.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.
Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 03/07/1990.
2020-12-07 Replaced PDF with a structured finding aid containing edited and enhanced description. cml
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical