Dorothy L. Sandler papers
Her personal life is somewhat revealed through the material on "Timignano" the home outside of Siena in Tuscany where she and her husband Grove Haines lived from 1973 until his death in 1976. There are some personal letters in the correspondence especially letters from friends in Italy written when Sandler returned to the United States after Grove's death.
- approximately 1920-1987
- Sandler, Dorothy L., 1917-1987 (Person)
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2.11 Cubic Feet (3 letter size document boxes, 1 legal size document box, 1 letter half-size document box, 1 flat box)
In 1949 Sandler moved to Italy taking the first of a series of jobs that involved communications. For two years she was an assistant to the publisher of FESTA a projected Life-type Italian magazine. In 1951 Sandler became the coordinating officer for the Radio Liberty Committee where she helped to set up the organization. In 1956 Sandler became associated with The Johns Hopkins University's Bologna Center. For one year she was the administrator and public relations assistant to the Center's director C. Grove Haines. Sandler was also the editor of The American Review published by the Center.
From 1956 to 1965 Sandler was a feature writer for the Rome Daily American for which she interviewed and profiled Italian, American, and other international personalities. She also wrote a column "Travel Tips" describing festivals in Italy and southern Europe. At this time Sandler also wrote free-lance travel articles which appeared in the New York Times, Hilton Italy Magazine, Italviews, Orbit, and Clipperwise.
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