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Guide to the Michael Ruhlman Collection of Reynolds Price, 1986-2006

Abstract

Michael Ruhlman is an American author and alumnus of Duke University. Collection includes photocopies of correspondence from Reynolds Price to Ruhlman, digitized audio of interviews conducted by Ruhlman with Price and others for a magazine profile, and transcripts of the interviews.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.01118
Title
Michael Ruhlman Collection of Reynolds Price
Date
1986-2006
Creator
Ruhlman, Michael (collector)
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 10 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Copies of correspondence from Reynolds Price to Ruhlman, digitized audio of interviews conducted by Ruhlman with Price and others for a magazine profile, cassette tapes, and transcripts of the interviews.

Restrictions on Access & Use

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

1. Correspondence, 1986-2006

1 folder

Photocopies of Price's correspondence to Ruhlman. Content includes ongoing writing projects, mutual friends, family news, travels, the AIDS crisis, and other personal topics.

Correspondence, 1986-2006
Box 1

2. Recordings and Transcripts

1 box

16 CDs of interview transcripts of Price, Anne Tyler, and other authors, conducted by Ruhlman for a magazine profile.

Conditions Governing Access note

[Electronic records have been migrated to a library server. To request access, please contact Research Services before coming to use this collection. Original audiovisual materials are closed to use.]

Original audiocassettes
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical and Historical Note

Michael Ruhlman graduated from Duke University in 1985 and is now an author of non-fiction texts. His recent works have focused on cooking, and he has collaborated with several chefs throughout the world. More information about Ruhlman can be found on his website, http://ruhlman.com/.

Reynolds Price was a novelist, short story writer, poet, dramatist, essayist, translator, and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, where he taught creative writing and literature beginning in 1958. He was an alumnus of Duke and of Oxford University, which he attended on a Rhodes Scholarship. He received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and his books were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Michael Ruhlman Collection of Reynolds Price, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Michael Ruhlman Collection of Reynolds Price were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Meghan Lyon, May 2012

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, May 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0096

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.