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James Wakefield Burke, Of a Strange Woman manuscript, 1955

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Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer

Title

James Wakefield Burke,

Of a Strange Woman manuscript,

Date

1955

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

The manuscript Of a Strange Woman is followed by the correspondence.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

55M49 : [identification of item], James Wakefield Burke, Of A Strange Woman manuscript, 1955, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

James Wakefield Burke's, Of a Strange Woman manuscript includes the manuscript and an accompanying letter from Burke to Lawrence S. Thompson, Director of Libraries at the University of Kentucky.

Biography/History

James Wakefield Burke lived for most of his professional life in Germany. Before leaving the United States, he wrote for Esquire magazine in the 1930s. From 1945-1946 he was a war correspondent in Berlin and later became the staff correspondent in Berlin for the Indianapolis News. Burke attended the University of Tennessee for his undergraduate degree, taking his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Southern California and Chicago, respectively.

Scope and Content

James Wakefield Burke, Of a Strange Woman manuscript includes the manuscript and an accompanying letter from Burke to Lawrence S. Thompson, Director of Libraries at the University of Kentucky.

Subjects

  • United States--Literatures.
  • Authors.
  • American literature--20th century.
  • Journalism--Political aspects.
  • World War, 1939-1945.

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