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John Dos Passos papers-addition 3

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2021-0078

Content Description

This addition to the Papers of John Dos Passos (MSS 5950) contains the business correspondence, clippings, posters, print ephemera, and an audiotape reel documenting the life and work of John Dos Passos. The bulk of the papers is related to Dos Passos business records from the 1940s to the 1970s. It includes correspondence, royalty statements, permissions for anthologies, calendar books, and interviews and publications. Also included is an audiotape reel recording of an interview done with Radio Portugal from 1969. In addition to these records are posters of programs and events and news clippings related to Dos Passos's work. Most of the materials are in English but some materials are in Spanish.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Lucy Dos Passos Coggin, 19 April 2021.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Appointments must be made in advance to use audiotape reel held by Special Collections. In most cases, materials must be reformatted before they can be accessed, sometimes at the researcher’s expense. Please use our online Reference Request form,,to ask for further information or to schedule access to audio-visual materials. Access cannot be guaranteed unless prior arrangements have been made


  • c.1941-2006



2.55 Cubic Feet (This addition contains 1 cubic box, 1 legal size document box, 1 oversize medium flat box and 1 Tube box. )

1 items (1 audio reel - located in box 1.)


7 cubics, 1 oversize box and 1 rolled tube 3 cartons of foreign and English editions of the works of John Dos Passos 2.5 cartons of books, magazines, and print ephemera owned by John Dos Passos 2.5 cartons of business correspondence of John Dos Passos