The Charley Perlberg Papers, 1979-2002
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Brief Description: The Charley Perlberg Papers consists of printed manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity related to novels written by Charley Perlberg under a variety of pseudonyms. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels, and proposals for novels; Series II consists of short stories, and Series III includes published materials about Perlberg's work, mostly publicity clippings from appearances. Correspondence related to the physical manuscripts of particular stories, novels, and plays is located with those materials. Novels are organized within their series based upon original date of publication. Short stories are listed in the order that they occurred in the collection as donated. Dates of publication and reprinting are generally taken from the bibliography provided by the author's widow. Publicity materials are listed in the order that they occurred in the collection as donated. Annotations on post-it notes from Perlberg's widow, Marilyn, can be found throughout the collection.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: RHCUA [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RBSC/APL/001
Volume: 6.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 11/00/2007.
More information is available at http://www.ulib.niu.edu/rarebooks/index.cfm
Arrangement: Series I consists of novels, and proposals for novels; Series II consists of short stories, and Series III includes published materials about Perlberg's work, mostly publicity clippings from appearances.
Access Restrictions: no restriction
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection were transferred to Northern Illinois University Libraries. Literary rights are retained by Ms. Perlberg; any copyrights so stated in the materials will continue in force. Reproduction from this collection is provided at the discretion of Ms. Perlberg. The materials in this collection are available for research to qualified scholars as determined by the Northern Illinois University Libraries without restrictions.
Acquisition Notes: Perlberg, Marilyn