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Collection Details


Collection Name: Julian Symons Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/symonsj/index.htm
Dates Spanned: 1944-1994
Description: The Julian Symons Papers, dating from 1944 to 1994 (bulk dates 1970-1990), consist of more than 400 manuscripts written by Julian Symons and over 200 letters addressed to Symons (3 linear feet). Most of the collection relates to his work in the field of crime literature. Many of the manuscripts are autograph drafts of book reviews; however, also present are reviews of movies, television and radio programs, and theater productions; short stories; essays; poetry; material toward books and lectures; and correspondence. In addition to autograph drafts, the collection includes galley proofs, flyers, magazines, clippings, books, letters, and typescript drafts.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 220
Broad Subjects: Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Letters; Literature; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004930