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Theroux (Paul) Papers
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Description
The professional and personal papers of American author Paul Theroux; the collection includes novels, travel books, notebooks, diaries, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.
Background
Paul Theroux (1941-), American writer of novels, travel books, non-fiction works, articles, and short stories. His works are often semi-autobiographical and based on his own travels throughout world. Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts, the third of seven children; his three brothers are the writers Eugene Theroux, Alexander Theroux, and Peter Theroux. He attended the University of Maine (Orono), and in 1963, graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Extent
62.13 Linear Feet (149 boxes)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.