James Wakefield Burke, Of a Strange Woman manuscript,

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.

Descriptive Summary

Title
James Wakefield Burke, Of a Strange Woman manuscript,
Date
1955
Creator
Burke, James Wakefield
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
American literature--20th century.
Journalism--Political aspects.
World War, 1939-1945.
Arrangement
The manuscript Of a Strange Woman is followed by the correspondence.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer
Preferred Citation
55M49 : [identification of item], James Wakefield Burke, Of A Strange Woman manuscript, 1955, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

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