James Purdy sketch pad

James Purdy sketch pad

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Purdy sketch pad
Creator: Purdy, James
Inclusive Dates: after 1970
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 sketch pad)
Collection Number: ms811
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Purdy (1923-2009) was an American novelist and short-story writer.

For further information, see the article James Purdy at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a sketch pad bearing the inscription, "For Frank Daniel, James Purdy, Drawings 1971." The pad is filled with felt-tip pen abstract line sketches. A Black Sparrow Press Signature Books pamphlet is laid in, with an advertisement for On the Rebound, by James Purdy.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Purdy sketch pad, ms811, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Sketch pad

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