Stanley Elkin Papers, 1955-1995.
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box-folder   1-19/1-92  
I. Correspondence. [series]: (ca. 3,339 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence divided into two subseries, general correspondence and business correspondence.


box-folder   1-10/1-54  
I.1. General Correspondence. [subseries]: (ca. 1,646 items.)   
Scope: Consists of personal correspondence arragned alphabetically by sender.


box-folder   11-19/55-92  
I.2. Business Correspondence [subseries]: (ca. 1,693 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence from universities, magazines, publishers, agents, and other business and professional organizations and individuals, as well as from students in regard to their theses.


box-folder   11-16/55-83  
I.2.a. General Business Correspondence. (ca. 1,187 items.)
box-folder   17/84-86  
I.2.b. Correspondence requesting blurbs and comments. (ca. 203 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence from publishers or authors requesting Elkin's comments on their works.


box-folder   18-19/87-90  
I.2.c. Unidentified Correspondence. (ca. 218 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence from unidentified people, either because of unintelligible signatures, no signatures, or first name only.


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I.2.d. Correspondence regarding Elkin Anthologies. (ca. 26 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence relating to anthologies which include work by Elkin, including Best American Essays 1989, The Big Book of Jewish Humor, the Breadloaf Anthology of Writers on Writing, Buying Time, Facing Texts, First Words, Matters of Life and Death, and Reviews of Contempoary Fiction, arranged alphabetically by anthology title.


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I.2.e. Correspondence regarding requests to reproduce various works by Elkin. (ca. 59 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence relating to miscellaneous or unidentified Elkin works.