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Norman Mailer Correspondence

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 22 Aug 2014

Biographical History

Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was an American writer, film maker, actor and political candidate. As a journalist he was known for his counter-cultural essays and was a co-founder of The Village Voice. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction in 1968 for his book The Armies of the Night, about anti-war marches on Washington D.C., and in 1980 his novel The Executioner's Song won the Pulitzer for fiction.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Norman Mailer Correspondence consists of a typed signed letter from Mailer, inviting the recipient to appyly for membership in PEN.

Arrangement of the Collection



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Subject Headings


Mailer, Norman.
Sternlicht, Sanford, 1931-


Authors, American.

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Norman Mailer Correspondence,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Sandy Sternlicht.

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