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Sinclair Lewis: An American Life by Mark Schorer


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977

Mark Schorer (1908-1977) was an American critic, scholar, and author. He was chair of the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1960 to 1965. He was best known for his biography Sinclair Lewis: An American Life, published in 1961.

The collection consists of a photoduplicated copy of Schorer's original typescript, with holograph corrections, for his biography of the American novelist Sinclair Lewis: An American Life (1961).

Published under same title (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961)

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.

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The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Manuscript: I (1885-1920), 1961. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Manuscript: II (1920-1930), 1961. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Manuscript: III (1930-1952), 1961. 1 box.
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1 box

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