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Ben Hecht papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).
Dates: 1879-1983

Robert A. Signer - Ben Hecht research papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Signer
Abstract Materials collected by Robert A. Signer during research for an unfinished biography on Ben Hecht during the 1980s. Includes many reproductions of book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles, and legal documents. Also contains manuscript drafts of Signer’s biography, correspondence, transcripts and audiocassette recordings of interviews by Signer.
Dates: 1970s-2006; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1996

Robert J. Casey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Casey
Abstract Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.
Dates: 1894-1964

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