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Vincent Birge papers


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Vincent Birge papers, 1953-1969 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Title: Vincent Birge papers, 1953-1969Add to your cart.

ID: 1/1/MSS 047

Primary Creator: Birge, Vincent.

Other Creators: Miller, Henry, (1891-1980.)

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Subjects: Birge, Vincent

Forms of Material: Allen, John Houghton - Correspondence, Birge, Loraine Fowler - Correspondence, Birge, Vincent - Correspondence, Correspondence., Laleure, Pierre. - Correspondence, Miller, Eve - Correspondence, Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 - Correspondence, White, Emil H. - Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Vincent Birge papers date from 1952, and consist of materials collected for his friend Henry Miller when, as a pilot for TWA, he brought back from Europe news, books, messages from old friends, and materials difficult to obtain in the States.  A significant amount of the  correspondence in this collection is from people other than Birge, including John Houghton Allen, Emil White, Pierre Laleure and their wives, Loraine Fowler Birge and Eve McClure Miller. Notebooks Birge kept while secretary to Miller in the 1960's, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera about Miller, make up the remainder of the Vincent Birge Papers.

Biographical Note

Vincent Birge worked as a secretary to Henry Miller during the 1960s and was also a TWA pilot.

Subject/Index Terms

Birge, Vincent

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Purchased

Preferred Citation: [Item], Vincent Birge papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1962 January 1 - March 27Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1962 April 4 - December 6Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1964 - 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, itinerary and notebook, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings, articles, etc. about Henry Miller., 1952 December - 1965 November 2Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Clippings, articles, etc. about Henry Miller updated, 18 pieces.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1952 January 3 - 1971 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1972 March 15 - 1974 December 8Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1975 February 20 - 1980 February 15Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Clippings, newsletters and ephemeraAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence from Birge to Helen Riley, 1953-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence from Birge to Helen Riely, 1964-1965Add to your cart.

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