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Local Authors Correspondence Collection-Oak Park Public Library

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-001

Dates

  • 1899-1970s

Language of Materials

English

Extent

13 Volumes : Thirteen buckram binders, most in slip cases, of correspondence, photographs and other ephemera.

Arrangement

Binders are arranged alphabetical order by participant last name, except for the first binder entitled “Local Authors beginnings.”

Accruals

Letters and biographical data sheets were sent to prospective participants. Participants occasionally sent supplimentary materials. Librarians also occasionally added clippings and magazine articles as relevant.

Processing Information

The collection’s original order has been retained. In 2015-2017 the original vinyl binders were replaced with chemically inert buckram and slipcovers.
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Oak Park Public Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
834 Lake Street
Oak Park IL 60301 USA