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Vonnegut mss. II, 1965-2002

Summary Information

Repository:
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu
http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly

Creator
Vonnegut, Kurt

Title
Vonnegut mss. II, 1965-2002

Collection No.
LMC 2620

Extent
80 items

Language
Materials are in English

Abstract
The Vonnegut mss. II, 1965-2002, consist of letters of novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., 1922-2007, written to his youngest daughter artist Nanette (Nanny) Vonnegut.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His writings include articles, short stories and scripts, but he is most well-known for his novels from his first, Player Piano in 1952, through Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five, to his last Timequake in 1997. Nanny Vonnegut has been a featured artist at several galleries including the Ferrin Gallery in Pittsfield, MA and William Baczek Fine Arts in Northhampton, MA. She is married to artist Scott Prior.

Arrangement

The letters are arranged in chronological order.

Scope and Content Note

The Vonnegut mss. II, 1965-2002, consist of letters of novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., 1922-2007, written to his youngest daughter artist Nanette (Nanny) Vonnegut. Several contain his distinctive self-portrait signatures.

  • Indexing Terms

  • The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in IUCAT, the IU Libraries' online catalog. Materials about related topics, persons or places can be found by searching the catalog using these terms.

    • Names
    • Vonnegut, Kurt --Correspondence
    • Mengel, Nanette Vonnegut --Correspondence
    • Topics
    • Authors, American --Correspondence
    • Artists --Correspondence

Related Material

Vonnegut mss.; also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired 2008.
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Vonnegut mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Correspondence

Arranged chronologically.