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|Named Person:||Saul Bellow; Benjamin Cheever; Federico Cheever; Frederick Cheever; John Cheever; Mary Cheever; Susan Cheever; Cheever family.; John Updike|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||28 volumes (3.75 linear ft.) + 1 carton|
Topics include work on short stories, novels, and screenplays; Cheever's wife, Mary; their children, Benjamin, Susan, and Federico; Cheever's brother, Frederick; reading other writers' work, including Saul Bellow and John Updike; life in New York (N.Y.), Scarborough (N.Y.), and Ossining (N.Y.); worldwide travels; extended stays at Yaddo, an artist's colony in Saratoga Springs (N.Y.); sexual orientation; and treatments for alcoholism and cancer.
Materials include the three-ring binders in which the journals were kept and a small amount of loose material found inserted between the journal leaves. Inserted material includes a small amount of correspondence, journal fragments, fragments of stories and novels, and miscellaneous notes.
- Bellow, Saul.
- Cheever, Benjamin, -- 1948-
- Cheever, Federico.
- Cheever, Frederick.
- Cheever, John -- Diaries.
- Cheever, Mary.
- Cheever, Susan.
- Cheever family.
- Updike, John.
- Alcoholism -- Personal narratives.
- American literature -- 20th century.
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Diaries.
- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography.
- Sexual orientation.
- Ossining (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
- Scarborough (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.