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  • "The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and newspaper clippings relating to Theodore Dreiser and his friends and associates. The majority of the correspondence is between Dreiser and his intimate friend and secretary, Elizabeth Kearney Coakley. The collection's manuscripts consist of writings by Dreiser, his wife (Helen Patges Dreiser), Elizabeth Kearney Coakley, and Thelma Cudlipp. Subjects addressed within the manuscripts include Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Sherwood Anderson and the death of Theodore Dreiser. All newspaper clippings in the collection relate to Dreiser and his circle of friends. Issues addressed within the collection as a whole include Dreiser's writing and the writing of other authors of the period, politics (especially communism), and the attempts made by Dreiser to market his talent, and his novels, to film studios and producers."
  • "Correspondents include: Jacques Chambrun, Elizabeth Kearney Coakley, Thelma Cudlipp, André Delattre, Helen Patges Dreiser, Patrick Kearney, William Charles Lengel, Henry Louis Mencken, Ginger Rogers, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jacques Léon Sylvan, Walter Winchell, the Finnish Relief Fund, the Theatre Arts Committee and the magazine Common Sense."

  • "Records and correspondence"
  • "Newspaper clippings"
  • "Letters (correspondence)"
  • "Film adaptations"
  • "Manuscripts"

  • "Theodore Dreiser papers"