Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Samuel and Bella Spewack papers, 1920-1980

Series XI: Personal Information

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Subseries XI.1: Bella (and her family)

Box 100 Biographical information (MS and printed) -- Information r.e. involvement with Campfire Girls (includes photo of Bella with President and Mrs. Florence Harding) -- Information r.e. meeting Thornton Wilder -- Rorschach analysis -- Grade School autograph book -- Diaries 1922-1923 -- High School report cards -- High School diploma -- Passports -- Personal papers -- Awards -- Honorary dinners -- Clippings -- Family: Brother Danny Lang's graduation program; Mother Fanny Lang's will

Subseries XI.2: Sam (and his family)

Box 101 Biographical information (MS and printed) -- School notebook -- Grade School diploma -- High School diploma -- Passports -- Personal papers -- Letter r.e. Columbia Journalism award -- Awards -- Honorary events -- Clippings -- Information r.e. health -- Obituaries -- Funeral guest list and memorial service signatures -- Family: -- --Father Noel Spewack's memorandum (handwritten MS) -- --Father's naturalization papers and passport -- --Information r.e. death of mother Sema Spewack (includes Sam's notes for memorial speech) -- --Clipping r.e. parents