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Chester Himes papers, 1936-1980.

Author: Chester B Himes
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Graphic   Visual material : English
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The Chester Himes papers consists of original manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and artwork that document his long career as a writer. The manuscripts offer insight into Himes's creative process and many of them also represent the original versions and original titles for works which were later altered for publication. The correspondence reveals Himes's relationship with the publishers and editors of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Drawings (visual works)
Archives
Named Person: Chester B Himes; Estelle Bomar Himes; William Targ; Carl Van Vechten; Chester B Himes; William Targ; Carl Van Vechten
Material Type: Graphic, Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chester B Himes
OCLC Number: 702193114
Language Note: Chiefly in English, some materials in Spanish and French.
Description: 9.83 linear feet (28 boxes)
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The Chester Himes papers consists of original manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and artwork that document his long career as a writer. The manuscripts offer insight into Himes's creative process and many of them also represent the original versions and original titles for works which were later altered for publication. The correspondence reveals Himes's relationship with the publishers and editors of his books and also offers a glimpse into the author's thoughts on his own work. The photographs and artwork document Himes's life with his family, friends and colleagues.

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