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Guide to the Anne Halley Typescripts, approximately 1948-2004

Summary

Anne Halley was a fiction writer and poet. Collection includes typescripts for four works (approximately 700 pages) and typesetting instructions for the opening pages of Rumors of the Turning Wheel, which was published by Lisa Unger Baskin's Aee Press in 2003.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11751
Title
Anne Halley typescripts
Date
approximately 1948-2004
Creator
Halley, Anne
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection includes typescripts for four works (approximately 700 pages) and typesetting instructions for the opening pages of Rumors of the Turning Wheel, which was published by Lisa Unger Baskin's Aee Press in 2003. The four works, True Wedding: Ten Household Tales, Beatrice and the Blind Child, Change of Life, and an untitled volume of poetry, are unpublished and undated. Some of the typescripts are annotated; also present are a few pieces of undated correspondence from Halley to Baskin.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Anne Halley Typescripts, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Beatrice and the Blind Child, undated
(4 folders)
Box 1
Beatrice, the Blind Child, the Hope and Fear of Transformations, undated
(2 folders)
Box 2
Change of Life, undated
Box 2
[Poems], undated
Box 2
Rumors of the Turning Wheel, undated
Box 2
True Wedding: Ten Household Tales, undated
Box 2
 

Historical Note

Anne Halley was a fiction writer and poet. Halley was born Ute Marianne Elisabeth Halle in Bremerhaven, Germany, on 9 November 1928. Her family emigrated to the United States during the 1930s to avoid the Holocaust. Halley graduated from Wellesley in 1949 and earned her Masters in English from the University of Minnesota Minneapolis in 1951. She married Jules Chametzky in 1953 and the couple raised three children. Anne Halley died in 2004 at the age of 75.

Source: Background on Anne Halley, http://scua.library.umass.edu/ead/mums628 , accessed 25 June 2019.


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Provenance

The Anne Halley Typescripts were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, June 2019