Fonds SC546 - Edith Iglauer fonds

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Edith Iglauer fonds

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  • Multiple media

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  • Source of title proper: Title is based on the contents of the fonds.

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  • 1902-2015 (Creation)
    Iglauer, Edith

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21.74 m of textual records and other materials

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Biographical history

Edith Iglauer (or Edith Iglauer Hamburger, born March 10, 1917) was an American writer. She wrote several non-fiction books, including "The New People: The Eskimo's Journey Into Our Time" (1966); "Denison's Ice Road" (1974), a profile of the ice road engineer John Denison; and "Seven Stones: A Portrait of Arthur Erickson, Architect" (1981). She was also a freelance writer for "The New Yorker", "Harper's", "The Atlantic Monthly", and "Geist" magazine.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, writings, family papers, personal papers, photographs, and printed material relating to the life and career of Edith Iglauer. Drafts of writings pertain to Iglauer's essays for her books and magazine articles. The materials also relate to Edith's family, including her parents, Jay Iglauer and Bertha Good Iglauer, first husband Philip Hamburger and their sons Jay and Richard Hamburger, second husband John Daly, and third husband, Frank White.

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Gift of Edith Iglauer, Jay Hamburger and Richard Hamburger, September 2017.


Original series were not in evidence and series have been imposed by the archivist. The original folder order within the imposed series has been retained. Where there were no original folder titles, a descriptive title based on the contents has been imposed.

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  • English

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Created by JF, August 1, 2018.
Revised by JF, March 18, 2021.

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  • English

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