Nedwick, Jerrold, 1895-1966 : Jerry Nedwick Papers, 1918-1928
- Jerrold (Jerry) Nedwick (1895?-1966) was a Chicago native who owned and operated Nedwick’s Book Store for over forty years. He married Rhoda Katz in 1925 and wrote to her almost daily during her two extended stays at sanatoriums, one in Winfield, Illinois, the other in Denver, Colorado. Both Jerry and Rhoda were originally from Illinois and active in the Chicago Jewish and literary communities. This collection is mostly his letters to her about his life while she was away, and contains no letters from her. It mentions popular locations such as the Palace Hotel, the Sherman House, and the Dill Pickle Club, as well as their personal friends and family affairs.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Nedwick
The Jerry Nedwick Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).