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Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Harris, S. M. (S. Miller)
Materials are in English.
The Harris, S.M. mss., ca. 1950-2004, consist of personal correspondence between S. Miller Harris and author Kurt Vonnegut.
This collection is open for research.
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.
The collection includes more than fifty years of correspondence between S. Miller Harris and Kurt Vonnegut, and an untitled written piece by Vonnegut.
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Completed in 2013