TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary of the Collection

Administrative Information

Biography of Audrey Niffenegger.

Scope and Content of the Collection

Organization

Selected Search Terms

Container List

Series 1: Biographical, 1993 -

Series 2: Works, 1990 -

Series 3: Artifacts

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Inventory of the Audrey Niffenegger Papers, 1990 -


The Newberry Library
Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610-7324
USA
Phone: 312-255-3506
Fax: 312-255-3646
E-Mail: specialcolls@newberry.org
URL: http://www.newberry.org

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Joy L. Austria, 2008.

©2008.


Descriptive Summary of the Collection

Creator Niffenegger, Audrey
Title Audrey Niffenegger Papers
Dates 1990 -
Extent 2.1 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize box)
Abstract Typescript drafts of The Time Traveller’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Newberry Library, Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections
Collection Call Number Wing Modern MS Niffenegger
Collection Stack Location 3a 52 11

Administrative Information

Cite As

Audrey Niffenegger Papers, The Newberry Library, Chicago.

Provenance

Gift of Audrey Niffenegger, 2004 -

Processed by

Paul F. Gehl, January 2008.

Access

The Audrey Niffenegger Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum (Priority II).

Ownership and Literary Rights

The Audrey Niffenegger Papers are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.

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Biography of Audrey Niffenegger.

Chicago book artist and novelist, born June 13, 1963; Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts, Columbia College Chicago. She is represented by Printworks Gallery, Chicago.

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Scope and Content of the Collection

Continuing deposits from the author include typescript drafts of The Time Traveller’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information. Editions of Niffenegger’s books, most also the gift of the author, are cataloged as part of The Newberry Library’s Wing collection.

Narrative descriptions of the subject matter, types of material, and arrangement of each series are available through the Organization section of the finding aid.

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Organization

Papers are organized in the following series:

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Selected Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Newberry Library's public catalog. Researchers desiring additional materials on a particular topic should search the catalog using these headings.

Names

  • MacAdam Cage (Firm)
  • Newberry Library – Fiction
  • Niffenegger, Audrey
  • Printworks Gallery

Subjects

  • Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Sources
  • Artists' Books -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Authors, American -- 21st century -- Sources
  • Graphic novels
  • Librarians -- Fiction
  • Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Married people -- Fiction
  • Time travel -- Fiction
  • Women art students -- Fiction

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Container List

Series 1: Biographical, 1993 -


Box Folder Contents
1 Invitations (mostly from Printworks Gallery), press clips, catalogs, other ephemera
2 Oversize ephemera

Series 2: Works, 1990 -


Box Folder Contents
1 small broadsides, 1990 -
1 Spring (artist's book with M. Sward), prospectus
1 Song of the Womb (collage, published)
1 Three Incestuous Sisters (artist's book), prospectus
1 Night Bookmobile (short story), typescript
1 Night Bookmobile, published version
1 Time Traveler's Wife, final draft
1 Time Traveler's Wife, copy-edited draft
1 Time Traveler's Wife, proposed book jackets
2 Time Traveler's Wife, book jacket sketches by Audrey Niffengger

Series 3: Artifacts


Box Folder Contents
1 gift clock