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Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joel L. Fletcher papers

Identifier: LaRC-995
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Joel Fletcher’s research files for his book, Ken and Thelma. It includes correspondence, drafts, reviews, and supporting materials. Also included is a  detailed criticism of Ignatius Rising, an account written by René Pol Nevils and Deborah George Hardy of the life of John Kennedy Toole. Also included are letters with New Orleans author Poppy Z. Brite, University of New Orleans professor Kenneth Hoditch, and friends of the Toole family.

Dates: 1960-2006; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2005

John Kennedy Toole papers

Identifier: LaRC-740
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of the personal and literary papers of John Kennedy Toole, including unbound manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, pamphlets, drawings, photographs, music, and posters. There is a considerable amount of memorabilia that his mother, Thelma Ducoing Toole, kept concerning her son, including his baby cup and his undergraduate honors thesis. John Kennedy Toole's correspondence with Robert Gottlieb, his first editor as well as letters illustrating the...
Dates: 1930-1999

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