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Iris Owens papers, 1986-1986

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1624
Bib ID 9541811 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Owens, Iris
Title Iris Owens papers, 1986-1986
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 half-sized box)
Language(s) English .
Access

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

Collection is organized into one series.

Description

Summary

This small collection contains manuscript drafts, correspondence, and financial documents, and it documents Owens's work writing articles for Art & Antiques in the 1980s. They reveal her fraught and obsessive composition process.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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); Iris Owens Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

No additions expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed Carrie Hintz 07/17/2012.

Fidning aid written Carrie Hintz 07/17/2012.

Revision Description

2012-07-18 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Boucher, François, 1703-1770 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ornamental combs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Owens, Iris Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rocking chairs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Iris Owens (1929-2008) was a writer, native New Yorker, and Barnard alumna. She moved to Paris in the 1950s and began writing pornography under the pseudonym Harriet Daimler for Maurice Girodias's Olympia Press. Owens' first novel to be published under her own name, After Claude, was released by Farrar, Strauss& Giroux in 1973 and re-issued by New York Review of Books in 2010.