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Death - Funeral materials and last will and testament (see also oversize for LP recordings of memorial service), 1949

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 149

Scope and Contents note

From the Series: 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.


  • 1949

Conditions Governing Access

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


Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States