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Guide to the Edith Gombos Papers, 1960-1979
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gombos, Edith. Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1979
    Collection number: M1175
    Creator: Gombos, Edith
    Extent: .5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Includes an unpublished rough and corrected draft manuscript by Jean-Paul Sartre (29 pp), messages from both Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, de Beauvoir letters (5), Henry Miller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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    Access unrestricted, except for the original cassette tapes, which will be preserved as archival copies. Use copies will be made as soon as possible.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased, 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    Edith Gombos Papers. M1175. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biography

    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.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Includes an unpublished rough and corrected draft manuscript by Jean-Paul Sartre (29 pp), messages from both Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, de Beauvoir letters (5), Henry Miller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.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Allen, Woody, 1935-
    Baldwin, James, 1924-
    Beauvoir, Simone de. 1908-
    Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-
    Cortâazar, Julio.
    Durrell, Lawrence.
    Greene, Graham, 1904-
    Miller, Henry, 1891-
    Oz, Amos.
    Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-
    Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-
    Sorel, Edith, pseud.
    American literature--20th century.
    French literature--20th century.
    Cuba--History--Revolution, 1959.
    Cuba--Intellectual life.
    Phonotapes.