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The Guide to the Jerome Charyn Papers

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Collection processed by Jane Gorzhevskaya between June 1998 - March 1999. Portions of the collection were re-processed by Jessica Shimmin between September 2003 and January 2004.

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 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate artwork being sent to offsite art storage in December 2017  , December 2017

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Charyn, Jerome
Title: Jerome Charyn Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1937-1997
Abstract: Jerome Charyn was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1937, and since 1963 has published short stories such as: 'On Second Avenue,' and more than twenty novels, the first of which is entitled: 'Once Upon A Droshky.' His reputation as a major writer has been fueled in part by a disregard for the limitations of established literary genres and a unique approach to the historical, romance and detective novel. The Jerome Charyn Papers are comprised of his personal archive from the years: 1937-1997.
Quantity: 42 Linear Feet (28 boxes)
Location: Some materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are primarily in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.044