Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871-1945) was an author whose publications include:
Sister Carrie (1990),
Jennie Gerhardt (1911),
The financier (1912),
The titan (1914),
Twelve Men (1919), and
An American Tragedy (1925). After 1925, he ventured into social commentary and political analysis. The collection contains letters, clippings,
photographs, films, manuscripts, and a scrapbook. There is a collection of Dreiser's printed work including first editions,
inscribed, and other significant editions.
Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 27, 1871; briefly attended the University of Indiana;
held a succession of newspaper and magazine jobs in Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York; awarded the Merit Medal
for fiction by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1944; publications include: Sister Carrie (1900), Jennie Gerhardt (1911), The financier (1912), The titan (1914), Twelve men (1919), and An American tragedy (1925); after 1925, he ventured into social commentary and political analysis, joining the Communist Party shortly before
his death; died in Hollywood, California, on December 28, 1945.
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