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Charles Jackson papers

Identifier: MS-1070

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The papers of Charles R. Jackson contain personal and professional correspondence including correspondence with Robert Benchley, Thomas Mann, Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Katherine Hepburn, Bennett Cerf, Archibald MacLeish, Robert Nathan, Dorothy Parker, Maurice Rapf and Dorothea and Roger Straus. The collection also contains manuscript drafts for his short stories, book reviews, radio plays, essays and books, including "The Lost Weekend," and "A Second Hand Life," as well as scrapbooks relating to some of his works. Photographs of Jackson and his family, as well as publicity shots taken by Ilse Bischoff, Paul Cordes and United Press International Photos and photographs of Jackson with Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett are also included.


  • 1920 - 1992


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction. Questions regarding literary rights should be directed to: Brandt and Hochman Literary Agents, Inc., 1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036; 212 840-5760; 212 849-5776 FAX;


16.5 linear ft. (15 boxes)

Language of Materials



Charles R. Jackson (1903-1968), author. Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, including "The Lost Weekend" and "A Second Hand Live," reviews, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to Jackson's personal and professional life.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA