Richard Lebherz Papers
Language of Materials
The Richard Lebherz Papers are a collection of correspondence from the writer, Coleman Dowell, to his friend and fellow writer, Richard Lebherz.
Richard Lebherz is a writer and critic who resides in Maryland and began corresponding with the writer, Coleman Dowell in 1968. Lebherz favorably reviewed Dowell's work, and the two corresponded for the next eight years. Lebherz is the author of 'The Man in the White Raincoat'(1963), and 'Frederick: a Walking Tour'(1993).
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Scope and Contents
The Richard Lebherz Papers are a collection of correspondence from Coleman Dowell to Richard Lebherz during 1968 to 1976. In the letters, Dowell discusses his personal life, as well as, his work, and the business atmosphere in the publishing industry of the time. There are also two photographs, one of Coleman Dowell taken by Carl Van Vechten and another of Richard Lebherz.
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Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, email@example.com, 212-998-2596.
Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); The Richard Lebherz Papers; MSS 037; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections , New York University Libraries.
The papers were donated by Richard Lebherz.
There is no information about materials that are associated by provenance to the described materials that have been physically separated or removed.