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Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985



  • Existence: 1894 - 1985


Robert Gruntal Nathan was born on January 2, 1984. He was educated in the United States and Switzerland and attended Harvard University for several years beginning in 1912. It was there that he began writing short fiction and poetry. However, he never graduated, choosing instead to drop out and take a job at an advertising firm to support his family. He published his first novel "Peter Kindred" in 1919. Other publications include "The Bishop's Wife"(1928), "Portrait of Jennie" (1940), "Long After Summer" (1948) and "The Elixir" (1971). Nathan died on May 25, 1985.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Nathan manuscript and letters

Identifier: MS-333
Date(s): 1929 to 1943

Robert Nathan (1894-1985), writer. The collection contains a handwritten draft and two typescript revisions with handwritten corrections of his novel, "There is Another Heaven" (incomplete); letters to Dorthy M. Sandoe; letter from Collector's Bookshop to Harold G. Rugg giving publication history of the book.

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