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Series 4: Personal, 1896-1983

 Series

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents note

Contains childhood mementoes, schoolwork, drawings, financial records, naval discharge papers, documents pertaining to Lewis’ death including an LP recording of Lewis' memorial service with tributes by Adlai Stevenson and Marc Connolly. Also includes letters written to wife Kathryn after Lewis' death from well-known friends and colleagues including Gertrude Stein, Marshall Field, and Garson Kanin. In addition, series contains some outgoing correspondence of Kathryn's to family members, articles she wrote for the Sun-Times reporting on her trip around the world in 1955; and various other materials.

Dates

  • 1896-1983

Conditions Governing Access

The Lloyd Lewis Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Arrangement note

Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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