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Doris Grumbach papers

Title
Doris Grumbach papers, 1938-2002.
Author
Grumbach, Doris.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableMssCol 1261Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
45 linear ft. (86 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Broadsides.
  • Diaries.
  • Interviews.
  • Lectures.
  • Manuscripts for publication.
  • Notebooks.
  • Photographs.
  • Sound recordings.
  • Video recordings.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Grumbach, Doris.
Biography (note)
  • Doris Grumbach is a novelist, biographer, and literary critic. Her published works include a biography of Mary McCarthy, THE COMPANY SHE KEPT (1976), the novel CHAMBER MUSIC (1979), and the memoir COMING INTO THE END ZONE (1991). She has served as literary editor of THE NEW REPUBLIC and on the faculties of the College of Saint Rose (Albany, NY), American University (Washington, DC) and the Writer's Workshop of the University of Iowa. Her book reviews and essays have appeared in numerous literary magazines, newspapers, periodicals and on National Public Radio.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Provenance (note)
  • were previously on deposit at the Alderman Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Processing Action (note)
  • Reprocessed
Call Number
MssCol 1261
Author
Grumbach, Doris.
Title
Doris Grumbach papers, 1938-2002.
Summary
The papers document Grumbach's professional career and personal life.The collection contains letters to Doris Grumbach from authors, writers, editors, publishers, journalists, academic and professional colleagues, readers of her books, friends and acquaintances; topical files reflecting her varied literary and professional activities and associations; holograph and typescript drafts of her articles, reviews, speeches and lectures; interviews by her, and of her; diaries and notebooks recording her social, literary and professional life and activities; personal miscellany including certificates, diplomas, and broadsides announcing her lectures; printed matter and sound recordings.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Doris Grumbach is a novelist, biographer, and literary critic. Her published works include a biography of Mary McCarthy, THE COMPANY SHE KEPT (1976), the novel CHAMBER MUSIC (1979), and the memoir COMING INTO THE END ZONE (1991). She has served as literary editor of THE NEW REPUBLIC and on the faculties of the College of Saint Rose (Albany, NY), American University (Washington, DC) and the Writer's Workshop of the University of Iowa. Her book reviews and essays have appeared in numerous literary magazines, newspapers, periodicals and on National Public Radio.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
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Occupation
Authors.
Critics.
Added Author
Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992.
Gurganus, Allan, 1947-
McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989.
Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1261
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