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Thomas Berger typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0486
Thomas Louis Berger (1924 – 2014) was an American novelist. Collection consists of ten book-length manuscripts by Thomas Berger dating from 1975-2003; most are heavily annotated typescripts.

Dates

  • 1975 - 2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

This collection is open for use.

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.

Extent

2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record center cartons)

Biographical Note

Thomas Louis Berger (July 20, 1924 – July 13, 2014) was an American novelist best known for his picaresque novel Little Big Man and the subsequent film by Arthur Penn. Berger wrote in many genres of fiction throughout his career, including the crime novel, the hard-boiled detective story, science fiction, the utopian novel, plus re-workings of classical mythology, Arthurian legend, and the survival adventure.

Biographical information adapted from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Berger_(novelist), accessed 2017 August 21.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of ten book-length manuscripts by Thomas Berger dating from 1975-2003; most are heavily annotated typescripts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Richard Frary.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Margaret Burri in February 2008.

Creator

Source

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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