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   Rose Franken Papers, 1925-1982

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Rose Franken; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078782 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Franken, Rose, 1895-1988.
Title:Rose Franken Papers, 1925-1982
Physical description:ca. 1,250 items (49 boxes, 46 v., 200 sound recordings)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 10 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence and manuscripts including drafts, typescripts, and proofs of Franken's short stories, novels, plays, and radio, film, and television scripts beginning with her first novel, PATTERN, published in 1925, through her latest volume, You're Well Out of a Hospital , published in 1966. Many of the manuscripts relate to her most famous characters, Claudia and David, who have become part of the contemporary cultural fabric. The collection also contains 18 volumes of clippings, approximately 200 recordings, and 501 mimeographed scripts relating to the "Claudia" series. Among the major correspondents are Faith Baldwin, Paul U. Kellogg, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Series II Arranged Correspondence

Series III: Manuscripts

Series IV: Interviews

Series V: Clippings

Series VI: Photographs

Series VII: Periodicals

Series VIII: Books

Series IX: Records and Films

In Cage #6

Series X: Flatbox Series

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Rose Franken; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-01-28 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Baldwin, Faith, 1893-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Motion picture plays.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Radio scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Television scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women dramatists, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

American novelist and playwright.

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