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Call No.: MS Thr 284
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lurie, Alison.
Title: Alison Lurie papers
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Includes letters from American poet V. R. (Violet Ranney) Lang to American writer Alison Lurie and drafts of Lurie's memoir of Lang.
Lurie (b. 1926) graduate from Radcliffe College (1947) and writes novels and nonfiction. Lang was an American poet, playwright, actress, and a founder of the Poets' Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Letters to Alison Lurie are from a friend discussing her upcoming wedding and honeymoon, and their opinions of her novels. Letters also ask for Lurie's opinion of plays written, and other plays that she has read. Collection includes an unsigned autograph manuscript and page proofs for V.R. Lang, a memoir, published by Lurie in 1959.