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Roskolenko, Harry, 1907-1980



  • Existence: 1907-09-21 - 1980-07-17


Harry Roskolenko (1907-1980) was born in New York City, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. He was a poet, a novelist, a foreign news correspondent, and a travel writer. He also wrote several volumes of autobiography, including a memoir about his childhood, When I Was Last on Cherry Street. After a life of extensive travel throughout the world, he died of cancer in New York.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Tiger's Eye records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 362

The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.

Dates: 1939-1955

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