Klevar, Harvey L., b. 1934

Klevar, Harvey L., b. 1934



  • Existence: 1934-


Harvey Klevar is a retired member of the faculty of Luther College, Iowa, who in the early 1970s began preliminary research that would lead to a biographical study of Erskine Caldwell. For more than 20 years, he read, interviewed, wrote and worked with the Caldwell, his family, his friends and colleagues, and others who had been in contact with Caldwell.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Harvey Klevar papers on Erskine Caldwell biography

Identifier: MS-823
Date(s): 1973 to 1996

Harvey Klevar papers on Erskine Caldwell biography. The collection contains papers relating to Klevar's study of the life and career of Erskine Caldwell which was published in 1993. Includes research notes, tapes of interviews with Caldwell and others, notes on the tapes, correspondence with Caldwell, members of the Caldwell family, and friends and colleagues, and a draft of the original manuscript of the biography, "Erskine Caldwell: a biography."