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Leo E. Litwak Papers

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Correspondence, Box 1

Material Toward Books, Boxes 2-17

Essays, Box 18

Print Materials, Box 18



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Leo E. Litwak Papers, 1956-2012 | MS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Leo E. Litwak Papers, 1956-2012Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1956-2012

ID: MS/MS/ms073

Primary Creator: Litwak, Leo E. (1924-)

Extent: 18.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 09/26/1969

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Leo E. Litwak Papers consists of typescripts, manuscripts, and other editorial matter toward College Days in Earthquake Country, Home for Sale, The Medic, Nobody's Baby and Other Stories, To the Hanging Garden, and Waiting for the News.  Also includes are several essays by Litwak and correspondence between Litwak and his literary agency, James Brown Associates.

Collection Historical Note

Leo E. Litwak (May 28, 1924 – July 27, 2018) is an American short story writer and novelist.  Born in Detroit, Litwak served as a combat medic in the United States Army from 1942-1946 during World War II.  He attended Wayne State University (1948) and Columbia University (1948-1951).  Litwak taught at Washington University (1951-1960), Stanford University (1966-1967), and San Francisco State University (1967-1995).  

Litwak has published three novels, To the Hanging Gardens, Waiting for the News, and Home for Sale; two nonfiction books, College Days in Earthquake Country and The Medic; and one short story collection, Nobody’s Baby and Other Stories. He has also published articles in publications such as The New York Times Magazine and Esquire.

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 Leo E. Litwak

Acquisition Method:

Accession number unknown, September 26, 1969

Accession number 2015.004, March 31, 2015

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


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence, Box 1, 1956-1987],
[Series 2: Material Toward Books, Boxes 2-17],
[Series 3: Essays, Box 18],
[Series 4: Print Materials, Box 18],
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Series 2: Material Toward Books, Boxes 2-17Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: College Days in Earthquake Country, Box 2-4Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: An Innocent Bystander at San Francisco State CollegeAdd to your cart.
Typescript
Folder 2: Typescript and autographAdd to your cart.
Folder 3-4: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 5-6: Typescript [photocopy]Add to your cart.
Originally titled How To Kill a College and Radicalization and Disillusionment
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1-2: Typescript [photocopy]Add to your cart.
Folder 3-4: Master set proofs, 2nd passAdd to your cart.
Folder 5-6: ProofAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1-3: ProofAdd to your cart.
Preservation issues - proof is largely stuck together.
Folder 4: Research materialsAdd to your cart.
Includes correspondence, San Francisco State College publications, notes, and an essay
Sub-Series 2: Home for Sale, Boxes 4-8Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 5-6: Typescript and autographAdd to your cart.
Titled In Motion and The Ark's Afloat and We're Left Behind!
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1-4: Typescript and autographAdd to your cart.
Early version. Originally titled The Ark's Afloat and We're Left Behind!
Folder 5: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled In the Mood
Folder 6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled In the Mood
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1-6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled In the Mood and Oh, How I Wish Again.  See also Box 7, Folder 1
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled In the Mood and Oh, How I Wish Again. See also Box 6, Folder 1-6
Folder 2: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: The Medic, Boxes 8-12Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 3-5: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled War Dreams
Folder 6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled War Dreams
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1-6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled War Dreams
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1-2: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Titled War Dreams
Folder 3-6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Typescript - Chapter 2 - Belgium WInter, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 4-5: Page proof, author's first passAdd to your cart.
Folder 6-7: Copy-edited typescript [photocopy]Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Advance uncorrected proofAdd to your cart.
Bound
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "The Wound-Tender" by LitwakAdd to your cart.
Photocopies of article published in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, May 7, 1995
Folder 2-3: ReviewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4-6: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Correspondence concerning the publication of The Medic, fan mail, etc.
Sub-Series 4: Nobody's Baby and Other Stories, Boxes 13-14Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Orphan: Wake Up, Fool!Add to your cart.
Typescript
Folder 2-3: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
3 copies
Folder 4-5: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Early version
Folder 6-7: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Original version. Titled Eleventh Edition
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1-2: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 3-4: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Originally titled The Eleventh Edition
Folder 5: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Bound proofAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: To the Hanging Garden, Box 15Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1-2: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
322 pages
Folder 3: Galley proofsAdd to your cart.
42 galleys. Located in oversize.
Folder 4: Galley proofsAdd to your cart.
93 galleys. Located in oversize.
Folder 5: Galley proofsAdd to your cart.
94 galleys. Located in oversize.
Folder 6: Galley proofsAdd to your cart.
51 galleys. Located in oversize.
Folder 7: Page proofsAdd to your cart.
22 sheets. Located in oversize.
Folder 8: Page proofsAdd to your cart.
128 pages. Located in oversize.
Folder 9: Jacket copyAdd to your cart.
3 pages
Folder 10: Jacket proofsAdd to your cart.
circa 15 pages. Located in oversize.
Sub-Series 6: Waiting for the News, Boxes 15-17Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 11-12: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1-6: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
See also Box 17, Folder 1
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
See also Box 16, Folders 1-6
Folder 2-4: TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 5-6: Typescript [photocopy]Add to your cart.
Early version. Originally titled Oh, How I Wish Again
Folder 7: Editorial evaluationsAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: Correspondence, Box 1, 1956-1987],
[Series 2: Material Toward Books, Boxes 2-17],
[Series 3: Essays, Box 18],
[Series 4: Print Materials, Box 18],
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