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Finding Aid for the Joseph Foster Papers, 1936-1954
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Joseph O'Kane Foster (1898- ) was a writer and consultant for a BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence, editor for the Wisconsin Literary Magazine, a contributor to Atlantic Monthly and other journals as well. He also wrote many books. The collection consists of holographic and typescript literary manuscripts by Foster. Includes a letter to William Clark Powell and Foster autobiographical material.
Joseph O'Kane Foster was born June 27, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois; attended University of Wisconsin (1915-19); reporter, Milwaukee Sentinel (1918); editorial staff member, Chicago Evening American (1920-21); writer and consultant for BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence; editor, Wisconsin Literary Magazine; contributor to Atlantic Monthly and other journals; published books include: In the Night Did I Sing (1942), A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles (1952), Street of the Barefoot Lovers (1953), Time to Embrace (1955), Stephana (1959), and D.H. Lawrence in Taos (1972).
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
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