Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), a major American novelist and short story writer, taught at Oregon State University from 1949-1961. A prolific author, he received a Pulitzer Prize (The Fixer, 1966) and two National Book Awards (The Magic Barrel, 1959; The Fixer, 1966) for his work. The Malamud Papers include an assortment of personal correspondence relating to Malamud's tenure as professor and writer at Oregon State University. In addition, the collection features several boxes of newspaper clippings, as well as signed first editions and published translations of his books.
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Bern Malamud: An Instinctive Friendship
by Chester Garrison. 1998. 10 pages.
20 linear feet; 15 boxes; 130 books
The Malamud Papers are organized into seven series. All archival materials within each series are arranged chronologically. Items in the Malamud library are organized alphabetically by title.
Papers of Bernard Malamud, 1930-1989. 13,000 items (77 containers, 30.6 linear feet). Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
Bernard Malamud Papers, 1940-1996. 32 boxes (14 linear feet). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.
Bernard Malamud photographs, Best of OSU Archives. Over 25 digitized images from multiple archival collections. Oregon State University Archives.
Interview with Nelson Sandgren on Bernard Malamud, May 28, 1988. (1:01:42) Interview conducted by Suzanne Clark. Digitized from a VHS original held in OSU's Malamud Papers.
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