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Friends of Literature. : Friends of Literature Records, 1935-2003

Records of the Friends of Literature, a group incorporated in Chicago in 1934 as an umbrella group for the Chicago Foundation for Literature. Its purpose was to study literature and to honor those who create it, through monthly presentations by prominent authors and the presentation of annual awards to American writers of fiction and non-fiction. The group voted to dissolve in 2002, and contributed their remaining funds to the Poetry Foundation in 2003. Records, dating primarily from the 1987 to 2003, include programs, press releases, correspondence, notices, photographs, newspaper clippings, etc.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Clubs and Organizations, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Friends of Lit
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