- Scope and Contents
The Jonathan Lethem Papers, which span from 1938 to 2016, contain writings including novels, short stories, and non-fiction. His most well-known works are Motherless Brooklyn and Fortress of Solitude. The papers also contain correspondence, clippings, ephemera, audiovisual materials, and electronic media related to Lethem's life and work.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Boxes 71, 73 (born digital): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Box 72 (microcassettes): Restricted fragile material. Consult Access Services for further information.
Box 74: Restricted until 2027. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
- Conditions Governing Use
The Jonathan Lethem Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc. on the Sinclair Lewis Fund, 2016.
Organized into five series: I. Writings, 1938-2013. II. Writings by Others, 2000-2009. III. Personal Papers, 1957-2016. IV. Business Papers, 1964-2015. V. Restricted Papers.
- 1938 - 2016
- 33.33 Linear Feet (74 boxes)
- Related Names
- Lethem, Jonathan, 1964-