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Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 : Jack Conroy Papers, 1864-1991

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.
Extent: 47 linear feet - (98 boxes and 5 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Literature, Social Action
Call Number: Midwest MS Conroy
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The Jack Conroy Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum (Priority II).