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Dow, Dorothy, 1903-1989 : Dorothy Dow Papers, 1920-1988

Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her activities and writings, and fragments of memorabilia.
Extent: 4.2 linear feet - (10 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Literature, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Dow
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The Dorothy Dow Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).