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Varian Fry papers, [ca. 1940]-1967.

Author: Varian Fry
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The collection includes the original manuscript of "Surrender on Demand", Mr. Fry's account of his wartime experiences, which was later rewritten for young readers as "Assignment Rescue" (New York, Four Winds Press, 1968). Among the correspondents represented in the collection are Marc Chagall, Jacques Lipchitz, Roger Baldwin, Norman Thomas, J. Edgar Hoover, and Herman Wouk. In addition to the material relating to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Articles
Audio tapes
Bibliographies
Lists
Manuscripts (literary)
Maps
Notes
Passports
Photonegatives
Receipts
Reports
Reviews
Songs
Tax returns
Visas
History
Named Person: Roger N Baldwin; Marc Chagall; Marcel Duchamp; Max Ernst; André Gide; J Edgar Hoover; Alfred C Kinsey; Manuel Komroff; Jacques Lipchitz; Dwight Macdonald; André Malraux; Henri Matisse; Joan Miró; Eleanor Roosevelt; Norman Thomas; Ella Winter; Herman Wouk; Roger N Baldwin; Marc Chagall; Marcel Duchamp; Max Ernst; André Gide; J Edgar Hoover; Alfred C Kinsey; Manuel Komroff; Jacques Lipchitz; Dwight Macdonald; André Malraux; Henri Matisse; Joan Miró; Eleanor Roosevelt; Norman Thomas; Ella Winter; Herman Wouk
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Varian Fry
OCLC Number: 435637931
Language Note: Material is in English.
Description: 9 linear ft. ( 19 boxes)

Abstract:

The collection includes the original manuscript of "Surrender on Demand", Mr. Fry's account of his wartime experiences, which was later rewritten for young readers as "Assignment Rescue" (New York, Four Winds Press, 1968). Among the correspondents represented in the collection are Marc Chagall, Jacques Lipchitz, Roger Baldwin, Norman Thomas, J. Edgar Hoover, and Herman Wouk. In addition to the material relating to the Emergency Relief Committee (later known as the International Rescue Committee), the collection includes correspondence and papers concerning Fry's work as a writer on foreign affairs as well as copies of his books.

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