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Guide to the Edith Gombos Papers, 1960-1979
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Description
Includes an unpublished rough and corrected draft manuscript by Jean-Paul Sartre (29 pp), messages from both Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, de Beauvoir letters (5), Henry Miller letters and cards (16), Graham Greene letters (28), and 11 taped interviews with Sartre, Ingmar Bergman, Lawrence Durrell, Graham Greene, James Baldwin, Amos Oz, Julio Cortazar, Woody Allen, Henry Miller, and Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Background
Edith Gombos [Edith Sorel, pseudonym] was a journalist for the Cuban paper REVOLUTION, ca. 1960, and thereafter a free-lance interviewer of international status, her work published in several languages. Her career began with her introduction of de Beauvoir to Cuba, and did not conclude until the mid-1990s. Through the agency of Henry Miller she had a story published in English.
Extent
.5 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Availability
Access unrestricted, except for the original cassette tapes, which will be preserved as archival copies. Use copies will be made as soon as possible.