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Washington University in St. Louis

Finding-Aid for the Robert Kohn Papers (WTU00244)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Robert Kohn Papers
Creator: Kohn, Robert.
Call number: WTU00244
Language: English

Access and Use:
Source:

Gift of Robert Kohn.

Access Restrictions:

Open.

Use Restriction:

None

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Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.


Biography

Robert Kohn is a Professor Emeritus of Economics at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He graduated from Washington University in 1969.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

Consists of two unprocessed accurals including correspondence, drafts, galley proofs, offprints, and source material toward Kohn's essays "Robin Moore’s Unfinished Masterpiece," "Buddhist Duality in William Gaddis’s Carpenter’s Gothic ," and "The Fivesquare Amsterdam of Ian McEwan."

Located in accession queue.

Contents List
      Title
box-folder   1/-  
Robert Kohn Papers, Accural 1 (ca. 89 items)   
Scope: Accural 1 (accession 23040) consists of unprocessed materials including correspondence and material toward Kohn's essays "Robin Moore's Unfinished Materpiece" and "Buddhist Duality in William Gaddis’s Carpenter’s Gothic."


box-folder   1/-  
I. Correspondence [series]: (ca. 4 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence concerning Kohn's essays the Seven Buddhist Themes in Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49 and The Ambivalence in Kotzwinkle’s Beat and Bardo Ties.


box-folder   1/-  
II. Material toward "Robin Moore's Unfinished Materpiece" [series]: (ca. 50 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence, notes, drafts, and manuscripts of "Robin Moore's Unfinished Masterpiece."


box-folder   1/-  
III. Material toward "Buddhist Duality in William Gaddis’s Carpenter’s Gothic " [series]: (ca. 35 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence, drafts, and manuscripts of Buddhist Duality in William Gaddis’s Carpenter’s Gothic.


box-folder   1/-  
Robert Kohn Papers, Accural 2 (ca. 80 items)   
Scope: Accural 2 (accession 23067) consists of unprocessed material including correspondence, drafts, galley proofs, offprints, and source material toward Kohn's essay "The Fivesquare Amsterdam of Ian McEwan."


box-folder   1/-  
I. Material toward "The Fivesquare Amsterdam of Ian McEwan" [series]:   
Scope: Grouped into four subseries: Correspondence, Drafts, Galley Proofs, Offprints, and Source Material.


box-folder   1/-  
I.1 Correspondence (ca. 70 items)   
Scope: Consists of professional correspondence.


box-folder   1/-  
I.2 Drafts (ca. 3 items)   
Scope: Consists of early drafts.


box-folder   1/-  
I.3 Galley Proofs (1 item)   
Scope: Consists of one galley proof.


box-folder   1/-  
I.4 Offprints (3 item)   
Scope: Consists of two offprings and one copy of Critical Survey.


box-folder   1/-  
I.5 Source Material (3 items)   
Scope: Consists of two copies of Amsterdam by Ian McEwan and one copy of The Fivesquare City: The City in the Religious Imagination by James Daugherty.


box-folder   1/-  
Robert Kohn Papers, Accural 3 (.5 linear feet)   
Scope: Accural 3 (accession 23079) consists of unprocessed material including correspondence and offprints.


box-folder   1/-  
I. Correspondence [series]: (4 folders)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence with John Ashbery, Gerry Nicosia, Helen Strang, and Peter Wolfe.


box-folder   1/-  
II. Printed Material [series]:   
Scope: Grouped into two subseries: Offprints and Books Transferred to Rare Books Division.


box-folder   1/-  
I.1 Offprints (1 folder)   
Scope: Consists of an addendum to “Buddhist Duality in William Gaddis’s Carpenter’s Gothic”


box-folder   1/-  
I.2 Books Transferred to Rare Books Division (2 books. )   
Scope: Consists Critique, Vol. 46, No. 3 (Spring 2005) and Memory Babe: A Critical Biography of Jack Kerouac by Gerald Nicosia (1982). Inscribed to Kohn by Nicosia.