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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 : The Nelson Algren-Christine and Neal Rowland Papers, 1940-1989

Nelson Algren was an American author and journalist known for his witty, humanistic depictions of postwar working-class urban life. He is most famous for his novel The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), which won the first National Book Award for fiction. Collection consists of correspondence from Algren to his friends Christine and Neal Rowland.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Algren Rowland
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The Nelson Algren-Christine and Neal Rowland papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).