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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
P.U.L.C. Jewish American Writers Issue Collection
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2


Consists of original poems, stories, and essays that were printed in the special Autumn 2001/Winter 2002 issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle on Jewish American writers.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of original poems, stories, and essays that were printed in the special Autumn 2001/Winter 2002 issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle (Vol. LXIII, nos. 1 and 2, edited by Gretchen Oberfranc), as well as the related editorial correspondence. This issue celebrated the works of contemporary Jewish American writers. Represented writers include Paul Auster, Saul Bellow, Harold Bloom, E. L. Doctorow, Robert Fagles, Jorie Graham, Arthur Miller, Cynthia Ozick, Robert Pinsky, Adrienne Rich, Laurie Sheck, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Susan Sontag, C. K. Williams, and Louis Zukofsky. The issue coincided with an exhibition and catalog featuring the Leonard L. Milberg Collection of Jewish American Writers. Included are correspondence files for some libraries, publications, and photographers whose contributions were essential to the exhibition. Additionally, there are photographs of over 80 of the Jewish American writers represented in the Milberg collection.


Folders are arranged alphabetically by name of writer.

Collection History


All material except Box 1 Folder 1A transferred from P.U.L.C. editor's files (AM 2002-152).

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Lisa Yankowitz 2013 in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

P.U.L.C. Jewish American Writers Issue Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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