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Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 : Michael Reid Maxwell Bodenheim Collection, 1928-1954

Letters, documents, photographs, drawings, and works by and regarding the poet and novelist Maxwell Bodenheim, a literary figure in Chicago (where he befriended and collaborated with Ben Hecht) and in New York City's Greenwich Village. Includes Bodenheim's letters to Alfred Kreymborg, his wife Minna, and his son Solbert. Also other letters and condolence notes, clippings and police documents regarding Bodenheim's 1928 arrest, photographs, an original pencil portrait, the first issue of New Review magazine containing his work, and a Bodenheim novel, New York Madness, republished in 1951 as pulp fiction.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 half-box)
Subjects: Chicago, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Bodenheim
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The Michael Reid Maxwell Bodenheim Collection are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).