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Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985



Robert Nathan (1894-1985) was an American novelist and screenwriter.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1046
Scope and Contents:

The Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American authors Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét. The collection spans the years 1829 to 1962, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1910 to 1943.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, German, Polish, and Swedish.

Dates: 1829-1962, bulk 1920-1943

Chester Bowles papers

Call Number: MS 628

The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, oral history interviews, and other material documenting the personal life and professional career of Chester Bowles. Bowles' political career in Connecticut and his service as ambassador to India are detailed, as is his work as a foreign policy advisor, chairman of the Democratic Platform Committee at the 1960 national convention, and author and speaker on political affairs.

Dates: 1924-1982

Letter : 216 North Saltair, Los Angeles 49, California, to Mr. Davis, no year, May 16

 Part of Collection — Box 110: [Barcode: 39002140920886], Folder: 11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Autograph letter, signed, thanking Davis for his letter, remarking on people's reading habits, and mentioning his new unidentified novel.

Dates: no year, May 16

Letters : 25 East 64th Street, New York, New York, to H. W. Schwartz, Casanova, 2611 North Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1934-1935

 Part of Collection — Box 102: [Barcode: 39002140920191], Folder: 34
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Two autograph letters and one typescript letter, signed, from Nathan saying that he has completed his novel and will begin working on a preface for Schwartz. Letters also discuss book collecting. Accompanied by a typescript draft of the preface, with manuscript corrections. With envelopes.

Dates: 1934-1935

Letters : to Kay Sharp, 1935-1972, undated

 Item — Box 48: [Barcode: 39002137170578], Folder: GROUP 981, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Fifteen letters, including eight autograph letters, initialed or signed, and seven typescript letters, signed, to a woman friend, Kay Sharp (later Low). Letters mention writing projects, personal matters and details from daily life, and the Algonquin Hotel in New York City, where Nathan and Sharp appear to have met on occasion. With ten envelopes and one portrait photograph of Nathan.

Dates: 1935-1972, undated

Robert Nathan papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 307
Abstract: The collection includes drafts of writings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, drawings, diaries, and audio recordings documenting the life and work of the American writer Robert Nathan. Drafts of Nathan's writings make up the bulk of the collection, and include novels, screenplays, short fiction and prose, speeches, and poetry; the writings include story ideas, or "false starts," that Nathan did not publish. Correspondence and other papers document his family relationships,...
Dates: 1796-1985, bulk 1912-1968

Robert Nathan correspondence with J. Gordon Kenefick, 1976

 Part of Collection — Box 98: [Barcode: 39002140920076], Folder: 20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

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