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Signer, Robert A., 1942-2022


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert A. Signer - Ben Hecht research papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Signer

Materials collected by Robert A. Signer during research for an unfinished biography on Ben Hecht during the 1980s. Includes many reproductions of book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles, and legal documents. Also contains manuscript drafts of Signer’s biography, correspondence, transcripts and audiocassette recordings of interviews by Signer.

Dates: 1970s-2006; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1996

Robert A. Signer Manuscript

Identifier: Midwest-MS-158

Typed manuscript of an unpublished book, "Curious Epoch: The Book Pages of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune in 1924, and the World that was Then" by Robert A. Signer.

Dates: approximately 2008

Additional filters:

Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1