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William Saroyan Papers

Summary Information
Title: William Saroyan Papers
Dates: 1974
Creator: Saroyan, William
Extent: 2 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1497
The collection contains typescripts, some corrected, and correspondence for 2 titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Lonely Ones, The, introduction to,

Tooth and My Father, The, 1974

Biographical Sketch

William Saroyan was born August 31, 1908, in Fresno, California, and died May 18, 1981, in Fresno, California. He became a prolific author of short stories, novels, and plays; perhaps his best known work is his novel, The Human Comedy . Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vols. 23, 24

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, some corrected, and correspondence for 2 titles.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Saroyan, William
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Lonely Ones, The, introduction to  
Box MF1311
correspondence (12 p.)  Box MF1311
typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF1311
Tooth and My Father, The 1974 
Note  New York: Doubleday, 1974
Box MF1311
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF1311
typescript (9 p.)  Box MF1311