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Rowland, Christine Metropolis : Christine Rowland - Nelson Algren Papers, 1940-1989

Nelson Algren was an American author and journalist known for his witty, humanistic depictions of postwar working-class urban life. Born in 1909 in Detroit, he spent most of his young adulthood and later years in Chicago. He is most famous for his novel The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), which won the first National Book Award for fiction. Approximately 70 letters, postcards, envelopes dating from 1940-1950, signed and annotated hardcover books, and clippings with notes referring to Studs Terkel.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Rowland Algren
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The Algren Rowland Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III)