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Coyne, Anne Siewers : Anne Siewers Coyne Papers, 1943-1999

Papers (correspondence, photographs, poems, clippings, programs, and other materials) of Anne Siewers Coyne, who began working at 14 at Ralph G. Newman's Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. There she met, became friends with, and corresponded with Nelson Algren. In 1957 and 1958 she initiated Loyola University Chicago's David B. Steinman Visiting Poets series, corresponding with poets such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Marianne Moore, and Dame Edith Sitwell. The papers also include materials related to her other activities, such as book store events, Waller Satellite High School where she later taught history, and the Illinois Sesquicentennial, and the 1968 Democratic Convention.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet -
Subjects: Chicago, Literature, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Coyne
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The Anne Siewers Coyne Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).