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Contempo :

An Inventory of Its Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Contempo (Chapel Hill, N.C.), 1931-1934
Title: Contempo Collection
Dates: 1925-1945, undated
Extent: 12 boxes (5.04 linear feet)
Abstract: Includes letters to the Great Depression-era literary magazine Contempo (Chapel Hill, North Carolina), as well as works by its contributors, mostly addressed to editors Milton Abernethy and Anthony Buttitta. Publishing a portion of Joyce's Work in Progress, a special all-Faulkner issue, and two numbers on the Scottsboro trials, they established themselves as both original and controversial. Letters and works by Kay Boyle, William Faulkner, James T. Farrell, Ezra Pound, Nathanael West, William Carlos Williams, Louis Zukofsky, and many others are present.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-0908
Language: English, French, and Spanish
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Dylan Davidson, 2015 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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