William Gaddis Papers 1902-1998
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Scope and Contents Note
The William Gaddis papers consist largely of his own manuscript
material: manuscripts and source material toward his books, drafts of
various stories, published and unpublished, as well as essays, reviews,
interviews, and a miscellaneous assortment of notes and other materials.
Also present is a substantial amount of personal and general
correspondence, primarily with family, friends, and fans. In addition,
there is a relatively large amount of correspondence to editors,
translators, and publishers, as well as correspondence with his
colleagues in the literary community.