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Carl Rakosi Papers
MSS 0355  
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Papers of Carl Rakosi, American poet and social worker, who professionally practiced psychotherapy under the name Callman Rawley. Rakosi was known for his association with the Objectivist movement as well as other Jewish writers. The collection contains correspondence, prose, poems, book reviews, and extensive interviews with Rakosi.
Carl Rakosi was born on November 6, 1903, in Berlin, Germany, and came to the United States with his father and stepmother in 1910. He received his B.A. (1924) and M.A. (1926) from the University of Wisconsin, and completed his Masters of Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania in 1940. He married Leah Jaffe in 1939.
8.2 Linear feet (18 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Materials contained in Box 5, Folders 9-11 are restricted until the year 2070 according to federal and state laws. Media is restricted. Researchers may request user copies be produced.