Jackson R. Bryer was a professor in the English Department at the University of Maryland from 1964 to 2005. The Bryer papers cover the period 1977 to 2008 and consist of correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, and page proofs associated with Bryer's publications:Fifteen Modern American Authors; F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Critical Reception; The Theatre We Worked For; The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald: New Approaches in Criticism; American Women Writers: Bibliographical Essays; Louis Auchincloss and His Critics; Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda; Conversations with Thornton Wilder; The Playwright's Art: Conversations with Contemporary American Dramatists; and Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder. The collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.
Majority of material found within 1977-1984
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