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Helene Champlain papers

Title
Helene Champlain papers, 1932-1969.
Author
Champlain, Helene.
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.4 lin.ft. (1 box).
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  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Helene Champlain.
Biography (note)
  • Helene Champlain, book dealer and collector managed the bookstore in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel where she met and corresponded with many famous personalities.
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Call Number
*T-Mss 1986-013
Author
Champlain, Helene.
Title
Helene Champlain papers, 1932-1969.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The Helene Champlain papers consist of her personal and professional correspondence and span the years 1932-1969. The largest portion of letters is from Peter Rollo, whom she corresponded with for over 30 years. These reveal important aspects of Rollo Peters' life and career. Correspondence from famous personalities consist largely of brief impersonal notes and include letters from Maurice Chevalier and Emlyn Williams.
Biography
Helene Champlain, book dealer and collector managed the bookstore in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel where she met and corresponded with many famous personalities. Miss Champlain worked at a variety of jobs in the early 1930s. She wrote a column for Harpers and a novel around 1935. She started working at the Waldorf Astoria bookshop by the late 1940s and continued there until the end of 1962 when she left her position as the store's manager.
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Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987.
Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972.
Coward, Noël, 1899-1973.
Peters, Rollo.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1986-013
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