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Charles Monaghan Papers

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Correspondence

Materials Relating to William Gaddis



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Charles Monaghan Papers, 1960-1999 | MS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles Monaghan Papers, 1960-1999Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960-1999

ID: MS/MS/ms076

Primary Creator: Monaghan, Charles (1932-)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 03/20/2003

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Charles Monaghan Papers consists of materials relating to Monaghan's relationship with William Gaddis as an early Gaddis promoter. Includes correspondence from William Gaddis, Jack Green, Aaron Asher, Douglas M. Davis, Steven Moore, Ormonde de Kay, and Mimi O'Keeffe. Also, includes other various Gaddis-related material such as copies of Monaghan's interview with Ormonde de Kay and Bob Ginna, various Gaddis-I listserv materials, proof copy of The Dutton Review, etc.

Collection Historical Note

Charles Monaghan worked forThe New York Times in Paris and New York from 1962 to 1968, after which he was managing editor (1968-70) and then editor (1970-72) of "Book World," the Sunday literary supplement of the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune. During those years, "Book World" was the largest book review section in the country, with a weekly circulation of almost 2 million copies. Monaghan also edited Retirement Living Magazine (1972-75) and the library reference publication Facts on File (1975-76) and was managing editor of Travel & Leisure Magazine (1977-1983). As a freelance, Monaghan contributed some 500 articles and book reviews to national publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Smithsonian, American Heritage, Town & Country, Money Magazine, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Commonweal and the National Review. He has also reviewed for the History of Education Quarterly and the Journal of American History. Monaghan earned a bachelor's degree in History from Manhattan College and an M.A. in English from New York University. He married E. Jennifer Monaghan in 1958 and had three children.

Administrative Information

Repository: MS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of Charles Monaghan

Acquisition Method: Accession number 22918

Related Materials: See also the William Gaddis Papers

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: Processed May 2012 by Sarah Schnuriger


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Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author's last name then chronologically.
Folder 1: Asher, Aaron to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1962: January 19Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Folder 2: David, Douglas M. to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1967: February 16Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page with envelope. Enclosure: Typed letter [photocopy], 1 page from Virginia Davis to Rita Vaughan (1967: January 13), typed letter signed [photocopy], 1 page from Vaughan to Douglas Davis (1966: February 1), and typed letter signed [photocopy], 1 page from Vaughan to Virginia Davis (1967: January 19)
Folder 3: de Kay, Ormonde to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1994: January 9Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed [photocopy], 2 pages
Item 2: 1994: February 13Add to your cart.
Typed card signed, 1 page
Folder 4: Gaddis, William to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1960: May 16Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page with envelope
Item 2: 1961: May 4Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages with envelope
Item 3: 1961: December 26Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page with envelope
Item 4: 1962: January 25Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page with envelope
Item 5: 1962: March 15Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page
Item 6: 1962: April 5Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page with envelope and enclosure
Item 7: 1962: June 1Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 8: 1975: November 3Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page with envelope and enclosure
Item 9: 1978: February 1Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page with envelope
Item 10: 1994: March 22Add to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page
Folder 5: Green, Jack to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1962: May 7Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Folder 1: May 7,Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Moore, Steven to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1988: May 17Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 2: 1988: May 25Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 3: 1988: June 17Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page with envelope
Item 4: 1988: August 26Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 5: 1989: June 17Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page. Enclosure: Typed letter signed [photocopy], 1 page from William Gaddis to Moore (1989: June 14)
Item 6: 1991: February 18Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 7: 1991: February 27Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 8: 1991: July 14Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 9: 1991: August 27Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 10: 1994: April 14Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page. Enclosure: Photocopy of article by Moore, Reading the Riot Act.
Item 11: 1994: June 30Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 12: 1995: July 18Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 13: 1996: July 8Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 14: 1999: March 21Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page
Item 15: 1999: June 12Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page
Folder 7: Monaghan, Charles to William GaddisAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1994: February 14Add to your cart.
Typed letter [photocopy], 2 pages, 2 copies
Folder 8: Monaghan, Charles to Steven MooreAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1999: June 25Add to your cart.
Typed letter, 1 page, 2 copies
Folder 9: O'Keeffe, Mimi to Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: 1994: July 27Add to your cart.
Autograph letters signed, 4 pages with envelope
Series 2: Materials Relating to William GaddisAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: ClippingsAdd to your cart.
4 items
Folder 11: Gaddis-I Listserv: For the discussion of the work of novelist William GaddisAdd to your cart.
Materials sent to/from the William Gaddis listserv, Gaddis-I from Charles Monaghan, Alan Westrope, Ed Heinemann, Lukas Wagner, William Peschel, Peter Dempsey, Victoria Harding, Jeff Bursey, and David Olds. 21 items
Folder 12: InterviewsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Conversation with Ormonde de Kay about William Gaddis by Charles Monaghan, 1993: December 24Add to your cart.
Transcript, 14 pages, 2 copies
Item 2: Notes of conversation with Bob Ginna about William Gaddis by Charles MonaghanAdd to your cart.
Autograph, 5 pages
Folder 13: PhotocopiesAdd to your cart.
Item 5: William Gaddis: A Checklist of Primary and Secondary Materials by Steven MooreAdd to your cart.
31 pages
Item 1: Attendu que William Gaddis... by Mathieu LindonAdd to your cart.
7 pages
Item 2: Every Box Bears a Pearl by Thomas GirstAdd to your cart.
6 pages
Item 3: The Letters of William Gaddis edited by Steven MooreAdd to your cart.
97 pages
Item 4: Timothy O'Keeffee's obituary written by Charles Monaghan for the Review of Contemporary FictionAdd to your cart.
2 pages
Folder 14-15: Print MaterialAdd to your cart.
Item 1: The Dutton Review, No. 1, 1970: October 27Add to your cart.
Uncorrected proof, 159 pages. Contains J.R. or the Boy Inside by William Gaddis.
Item 2: Hamptons Country, Volume 5/Issue 1, 1999: juneAdd to your cart.
Contains In Recognition by John Sherry (Remembering William Gaddis)

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