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Daniel Tamkus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-1013

Content Description

This collection contains the film scripts, manuscripts and correspondence of Daniel Tamkus.

Box 1: film scripts, JHU materials, manuscripts and correspondence related to published poetry. Box 2: manuscript material related to the novels The Spawn (published under the pseudonym L. J. Key) and The Much Honored Man. Box 3: manuscript material related to the unpublished novels Rinehart Shell and The Innocence of Woman


  • Creation: 1951 - 1985

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection has not been fully processed, but all may be available for research use. Please contact for more information about this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.


2.69 Cubic Feet (2 record center boxes, 1 letter half box)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ellen Cutler in March 2024 in honor of Daniel Tamkus, JHU BA 1953, MA 1954.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Guide to the Daniel Tamkus papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA