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MS-0002 Robert Deane Pharr Papers

Abstract: Robert Deane Pharr (1916-1992) was born in Richmond VA, and
lived most of his adult life in New York. He was the author of five
published novels: The Book of Numbers (1969), S.R.O. (1971), The Welfare
Bitch, The Soul Murder Case : A Confession of the Victim (1975), and
Giveadamn Brown (1978).

Draft and galleys of his fifth novel, Giveadamn Brown.

Online Catalog Terms:
Afro-American novelists -- 20th century
American fiction -- 20th century
American literature -- 20th century
Authors, American -- 20th century
Novelists, American -- 20th century

Size: About 7 items (1.0 linear feet).

Provenance: Received from Robert Deane Pharr, 1978.

Access: No restrictions.

Copyright: Retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their
descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Collection Overview:
These papers consist chiefly of a draft and galleys for the book
Giveadamn Brown. The draft is Pharr's original typescript and the galleys
are printed by the publisher, Doubleday. The correspondence and clippings
consist of a letter enclosed with the draft sent to Virginia Union and
two clippings from Richmond newspapers regarding the novel.