MS Am 3151
Coover, Robert. Robert Coover additional papers, circa 1958-2017 (MS Am 3151): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Location: Harvard Depository, b
Call No.: MS Am 3151
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Coover, Robert.
Title: Robert Coover additional papers
Quantity: 9.8 linear feet collection (11 boxes)
Language of materials: In English.
Abstract: Personal and professional papers of author Robert Coover.
2013M-087.Purchased with funds from the Amy Lowell Trust; received: 2014 March 27.
2018M-043. Purchased from George Minkoff Rare Books with funds from the Amy Lowell
Trust in 2017 October.
Purchased from George Minkoff Rare Books with funds from the Amy Lowell Trust, 2017.
Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner. Addition minimally processed by Magdaline Lawhorn
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Robert Coover papers, circa 1954-2017 (MS Am 3151). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
See other accessions of Robert Coover material held by the Houghton Library in HOLLIS
Robert Lowell Coover was born February 4, 1932, in Charles City, Iowa, and is an American
author and professor emeritus in the Literary Arts program at Brown University.
Materials are arranged in two series based on accession numbers, Accession 2013M-087
and Accession 2018M-043 and further broken down into two sub-series: Composition and
Correspondence. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials
Includes numerous drafts of various works of fiction by Coover as well as correspondence,
photographs, one videocassette, and three floppy disks. Correspondents include Theodor
Geisel and John Hawkes.
Three floppy disks were removed for processing.
Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: floppy disks.
- Series: Accession 2013M-087
- Compositions Box 1
- Compositions: Pinocchio in Venice, 1987-1991. 1 linear feet Box 1
- Compositions Box 2
- Compositions: Pinocchio in Venice (continued) 0.6 linear feet Box 2
- Compositions: Adventures of Lucky Pierre, 1992-2002. 0.4 linear feet Box 2
- Compositions Box 3
- Compositions: Adventures of Lucky Pierre (continued) 1 linear feet Box 3
- Compositions Box 4
- Compositions: Adventures of Lucky Pierre (continued) 0.3 linear feet Box 4
- Compositions: Stepmother, 2001-2004. 0.2 linear feet Box 4
- Compositions: Pricksongs & Descants, 1969. 0.1 linear feet Box 4
- Compositions: Public Burning of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, 1975. 0.2 linear feet Box 4
- Compositions: Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears? 0.2 linear feet Box 4
- Compositions Box 5
- Compositions: Gerald's Party, 1986. 0.75 linear feet Box 5
- Compositions: A Child Again, 1967-2004. 0.25 linear feet Box 5
- Compositions Box 6
- Compositions: A Child Again (continued) 0.25 linear feet Box 6
- Compositions: A Night at the Movies, or You Must Remember This, 1983-1987. 0.65 linear feet Box 6
- Compositions: Two Stories, 1986. 0.05 linear feet Box 6
- Compositions: Charlie in the House of Rue, 1976-1977. 0.05 linear feet Box 6
- Correspondence and audiovisual 1 linear feet(b) Box 7
- Correspondence: Becker, Lawrence, 1986. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Coover, Robert (to various). 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Garcianguera, 1959-1967. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Geisel, Theodor, 1968-1974. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Hawkes, John, 1975-1998. 1 folders Box 7
With Hawkes's The Lime Twig... including introduction by Coover; and postcard from unidentified.
- Correspondence: Hawkes, Richard, 1998. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Hawkes, Sophie. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Mauroc, Daniel, 1978-1987. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Merker, Kim, 1970-1981. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Roskolenko, Harry, 1958-1963. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Saumells, Luis, 1964-1970. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Settle, Mary Lee, 1976-1979. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Stuhlmann, Gunther, 1961-1964. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: Thompson, Bill, 2005-2006. 1 folders Box 7
- Correspondence: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988-1989. 1 folders Box 7
- Series: Accession 2018M-043
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence