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Correspondence of John Dos Passos

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P485


This collection consists of a single piece of correspondence, a signed typed letter to John Moore of Montana State University (Missoula, Montana), giving him permission to reprint "Camera Eye 14" in a book of readings. The letter includes a discussion of financial arrangements (Author's Guild terms or flat fee). Dos Passos was at 571 Commercial Street in Provincetown, Massachusetts when writing the letter.


  • July 30, 1946


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1 folder (1 item)

Physical Location

MS P485

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jack Oruch, who purchased it from Charles Hamilton Autographs, 1965.

Related Materials

Melvin Landsberg Papers: Correspondence with and about John Dos Passos, MS 342, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Personal papers of Melvin Landsberg, PP 379, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Separated Materials

For other material in this acquisition see Manuscript Records: Oruch.

Guide to the John Dos Passos Letter
Correspondence of John Dos Passos
Finding aid prepared by alh, March 9, 1976. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018.
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Correspondence of John Dos Passos, Department of Special Collections, MS P485, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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