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MS Am 1998.2

Hawkes, John, 1925-1998. John Hawkes additional compositions: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1998.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hawkes, John, 1925-1998.
Title: John Hawkes additional compositions,
Date(s): 1979-1982.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Novel drafts of American novelist John Hawkes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*81M-80. Purchased from John Hawkes [via Paul Grinke Rare Books Ltd., 38 Devonshire Place, London WIN IPE] with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1983 June 15 and 17.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Hawkes Additional Compositions (MS Am 1998.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Hawkes (1925-1998) was an American novelist.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of manuscripts by Hawkes, particularly various drafts with corrections and revisions of his ninth novel, Virginie, Her Two Lives. Also contains notes, fragments, jacket covers, and blurbs for Virginie.

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