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Guide to the James A. Schiff collection of Josephine Humphreys Letters, 1993-1997

Summary

James A. Schiff is associate professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati. Collection contains four letters written by Josephine Humphreys to James A. Schiff; two contain forms she returned to him. The letters primarily relate to work on books regarding author Reynolds Price.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11369
Title
James A. Schiff collection of Josephine Humphreys letters
Date
1993-1997
Creator
Schiff, James A., 1958-
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 4 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains four letters written by Josephine Humphreys to James A. Schiff; two contain forms she returned to him. The letters primarily relate to work on books regarding author Reynolds Price.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], James A. Schiff collection of Josephine Humphreys Letters, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letters
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

James A. Schiff is associate professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati. He received his B.A. from Duke University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. He is the author or editor of five books on contemporary American fiction, including John Updike Revisited, Understanding Reynolds Price, and Updike in Cincinnati.

Related Material

Josephine Humphreys papers


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Provenance

The James A. Schiff collection of Josephine Humphreys Letters were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, January 2017

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0297