Hugh C. Atkinson (1933 - 1986) - Theodore Dreiser collection | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scope and Contents: The Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) collection was assembled by Hugh C. Atkinson, former UIUC University Librarian. It includes 223 first editions, along with later editions and variant issues, of Dreiser's publications. Included in the collection is one of only twelve original copies of Tragic America (1936). The collection was donated by Mrs. Mary N. Atkinson, following her husband?s untimely death.