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Harris, S.M. mss., ca. 1950-2004

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
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Harris, S. M. (S. Miller)

Harris, S.M. mss., ca. 1950-2004

Collection No.
LMC 2618

50 items

Materials are in English.

The Harris, S.M. mss., ca. 1950-2004, consist of personal correspondence between S. Miller Harris and author Kurt Vonnegut.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Harris and Vonnegut, classmates at Cornell University during the 1940's, worked for the Cornell Daily Sun during their years at Cornell. In 1942-1943, Harris served as the paper's Editor-in-Chief while the younger Vonnegut served as his Associate Editor- in-Chief. Founded in 1880, The Cornell Daily Sun is one of the nation's oldest independent daily college newspapers. Harris went on to be associated as an executive with the Eagle Shirt Company.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes more than fifty years of correspondence between S. Miller Harris and Kurt Vonnegut, and an untitled written piece by Vonnegut.

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], Harris, S.M. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Staff.

Completed in 2013

Harris S.M. mss., ca. 1950-2004

Box 1 Correspondence, 1950-1959

Correspondence, 1960-1979

Correspondence, 1980-1989

Correspondence, 1990-1999

Correspondence, 2000-2004

Article by Vonnegut [1960s?]